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Friday, 18 Mar 2016

Microsoft to start rolling out Windows 10 Mobile to some Windows Phone 8.1 devices

Microsoft to start rolling out Windows 10 Mobile to some Windows Phone 8.1 devices

After months of bug fixing and updates, Microsoft is at long last ready to release Windows 10 - which is already available to devices like the Lumia 950 and 950XL - to some Windows Phone 8.1 handsets.

Wednesday, 16 Mar 2016

Here to pull its maps and navigation apps for Windows Phone

Here to pull its maps and navigation apps for Windows Phone

Here-branded apps such as Here Maps will be removed from the Windows 10 Store on March 29, 2016. If you’ve a Windows 10 phone, the apps will no longer work after June 30.

Tuesday, 15 Mar 2016

Microsoft updates Skype and OneDrive for Web

Microsoft updates Skype and OneDrive for Web

The biggest addition for Skype for Web is the ability to call mobile phones and landlines directly from in the browser.

Xbox One players will soon be able to play online with PC and PS4 players

Xbox One players will soon be able to play online with PC and PS4 players

Microsoft has just announced that Xbox One players will soon be able to play online with PC and even PlayStation 4 players via a new feature called Cross-Network Play.

Friday, 4 Mar 2016

You can now pre-order the Surface Pro 4 Type Cover with Fingerprint ID

You can now pre-order the Surface Pro 4 Type Cover with Fingerprint ID

In addition to fingerprint sign-ins, you can also use your fingertip to perform actions like purchasing an app from the Windows Store.

Wednesday, 2 Mar 2016

Microsoft will put an end to exclusive Xbox games by unifying PC and Xbox One platforms

Microsoft will put an end to exclusive Xbox games by unifying PC and Xbox One platforms

Microsoft has announced plans to create a single, unified ecosystem for both PC and Xbox One games. Moving forward, the company wants to make its Universal Windows Platform the center of its gaming strategy and release games concurrently on both PC and the Xbox.

Microsoft's HoloLens development kit to ship on March 30

Microsoft's HoloLens development kit to ship on March 30

The hardware is priced at US$3,000, and those outside of the U.S. and Canada need not apply at the moment.

Friday, 26 Feb 2016

Microsoft's Project Astoria is dead, so stop hoping for Android apps on Windows

Microsoft's Project Astoria is dead, so stop hoping for Android apps on Windows

If you're a developer who have invested time in this Windows bridge for Android, Microsoft suggests that you look at the iOS Bridge and Xamarin instead.

Thursday, 25 Feb 2016

Microsoft buys cross-platform mobile development tool vendor Xamarin

Microsoft buys cross-platform mobile development tool vendor Xamarin

Microsoft has just announced that it’s acquiring Xamarin, creator of .NET tools that over 1.3 million developers use to write iOS, Android, and Windows apps, for an undisclosed sum.

Wednesday, 24 Feb 2016

Nokia

Nokia "not in a hurry" to re-enter the smartphone market

Nokia CEO Rajeev Suri revealed that the company is not in a rush to manufacture smartphones. In fact, Suri states that the company will continue to invest in network equipment. Read on to find out more.

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