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Thursday, 17 Apr 2014

Cortana is a Good Friend of Clippy

Cortana is a Good Friend of Clippy

Guess what? It turns out that Windows Phone 8.1's digital personal assistant is a friend of the old Office assistant.

Wednesday, 16 Apr 2014

Microsoft Launches Office 365 Personal in Singapore

Microsoft Launches Office 365 Personal in Singapore

At an annual subscription rate of S$89, the Office 365 Personal delivers the familiar features of Office in the cloud to subscribers which unlocks user scenarios previously not possible on desktop versions of Office.

Wednesday, 9 Apr 2014

Modern Skype for Windows 8.1 Regains Invisible and Sign Out Options

Modern Skype for Windows 8.1 Regains Invisible and Sign Out Options

At long last, the two most basic options to manage your availability on Modern Skype have returned.

Tuesday, 8 Apr 2014

PSA: RIP Windows XP 2001 - 2014

PSA: RIP Windows XP 2001 - 2014

As of today, Microsoft has officially ceased support and technical service assistance for both Windows XP OS and Office 2003. If you haven't already switched to a newer OS, Microsoft is offering a free tool to help you transfer your files and settings.

Thursday, 3 Apr 2014

A Future Windows 8.1 Update Will Bring Back the Start Menu

A Future Windows 8.1 Update Will Bring Back the Start Menu

At Build 2014, Microsoft also found some time to tease some future updates. One that's bound to please long-time Windows users is the return of the Start menu. And it comes with a twist.

Windows Phone 8.1's Cortana Will Not Be Available in APAC at Launch

Windows Phone 8.1's Cortana Will Not Be Available in APAC at Launch

Windows Phone 8.1's Cortana digital personal assistant will launch shortly in the U.S. as a 'beta', and then in the U.S., the U.K., and China in the second half of 2014. For us in Asia Pacific, we've to wait till 2015.

Windows To Be Free for Devices Under 9 Inches

Windows To Be Free for Devices Under 9 Inches

Microsoft has announced at Build that Windows will now be free for OEMs building devices smaller than 9 inches.

Nokia Announces Windows Phone 8.1-running Lumia 930, Lumia 635 & Lumia 630 (Updated with Hands-on Photos)

Nokia Announces Windows Phone 8.1-running Lumia 930, Lumia 635 & Lumia 630 (Updated with Hands-on Photos)

Towards the end of the first keynote at the Build conference, Nokia announced three new Lumia smartphones for Windows Phone 8.1, including the flagship Lumia 930, the affordable Lumia 635 and the first dual-SIM Lumia 630.

Microsoft: Touch-friendly Modern Office Development Is Progressing Smoothly

Microsoft: Touch-friendly Modern Office Development Is Progressing Smoothly

At Build 2014, Microsoft has also taken some time to demo the Modern-style version of Office. But this touch-friendly Office looks to be still far away from an official release.

Microsoft Announces Windows 8.1 Update, Coming on April 8

Microsoft Announces Windows 8.1 Update, Coming on April 8

Less than six months after releasing Windows 8.1, the first major update for the operating system is set to arrive next week with many UI tweaks to please keyboard and mouse users.

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