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Thursday, 12 Dec 2013

Microsoft Planning to Make Windows Phone and Windows RT Free

Microsoft Planning to Make Windows Phone and Windows RT Free

In a bid to make their mobile platform competitive with Google's Android operating system, Microsoft is considering making Windows Phone and Windows RT available free of charge to device makers.

Wednesday, 11 Dec 2013

Nokia's Android Phone is Code-named 'Normandy', This is What It Could Look Like

Nokia's Android Phone is Code-named 'Normandy', This is What It Could Look Like

According to The Verge, Nokia has been building a low-end Android phone code-named 'Normandy', and this is what it could look like.

Monday, 2 Dec 2013

Goodbye Windows RT, It Looks Like Your Days Are Numbered

Goodbye Windows RT, It Looks Like Your Days Are Numbered

Julie Larson-Green, executive VP of Devices and Studios at Microsoft, has said that Microsoft now has three mobile operating systems and "we're not going to have three." Somehow we don't think they're going to kill Windows Phone and Windows, so it's going to be you, RT.

Thursday, 28 Nov 2013

Watch How Microsoft Slams Competitors' Tablets in Its Latest Ads

Watch How Microsoft Slams Competitors' Tablets in Its Latest Ads

Microsoft is touting the benefits of having a USB and HDMI port on its Surface 2 tablet and compares it with the Apple iPad Air and Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 (10.1).

Wednesday, 27 Nov 2013

Teardown Reveals Xbox One Costs US$471 to Build

Teardown Reveals Xbox One Costs US$471 to Build

A Xbox One was stripped down to its bare components and analyzed. And according to the analysis, each console, along with the Kinect sensor and controller costs around US$481 to build.

Tuesday, 26 Nov 2013

Microsoft Hints at Unified, Mobile-Centric Windows OS for the Future

Microsoft Hints at Unified, Mobile-Centric Windows OS for the Future

Speaking at last week's UBS Global Technology Conference, Microsoft executive vice president, Devices and Studios, Julie Larson-Green said it is not possible for the company to continue offering three disparate versions of Windows operating system.

Xbox One Doesn't Like Users Swearing at It

Xbox One Doesn't Like Users Swearing at It

Xbox One users have reported being banned from the Upload Studio app after being found to have created content with excessive foul language.

Monday, 25 Nov 2013

Xbox One Users Report Disc Drive Issues

Xbox One Users Report Disc Drive Issues

A number of Xbox One owners are reporting issues with their consoles' disc drives, where it will click and grind whenever a disc is inserted and would not read discs properly.

Thursday, 21 Nov 2013

Mobile AppHack Hackathon to be Held in Singapore on 23 November

Mobile AppHack Hackathon to be Held in Singapore on 23 November

One of the biggest mobile app hackathons in the world will be happening in Singapore this weekend, on 23 November and 24 November. The 36-hour hackathon will see developers, designers and entrepreneurs try to build an app that will win them entry into the AngelHack Global Hackcelerator Program.

Wednesday, 20 Nov 2013

Watch This: Bill Gates Chokes Up on Stage as He Talks About Search for New CEO

Watch This: Bill Gates Chokes Up on Stage as He Talks About Search for New CEO

A visibly emotional Bill Gates tears up at a shareholder meeting when he talks about Microsoft's search for a new CEO.

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