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Monday, 23 Sep 2013

Microsoft Announces Windows 8.1 Pricing

Microsoft Announces Windows 8.1 Pricing

Microsoft has announced the retail pricing of Windows 8.1, which is due to arrive starting October 17. In a nutshell, the prices are similar to the retail prices of Windows 8 today.

Monday, 16 Sep 2013

PlayStation 4 Reportedly Up to 50% Faster than Xbox One

PlayStation 4 Reportedly Up to 50% Faster than Xbox One

According to anonymous game developers, thanks to the PlayStation 4's superior hardware, games on Sony's new gaming console can run as much as 50% faster compared to the Xbox One.

Friday, 13 Sep 2013

Microsoft's Answer to Siri and Google Now is Cortana

Microsoft's Answer to Siri and Google Now is Cortana

Microsoft is currently working on its own personal assistant, codenamed Cortana, which was originally an artificial intelligent character from Microsoft's Halo series. Just like the character from the game, Cortana is built to learn and adapt to Windows Phone users.

Wednesday, 11 Sep 2013

Microsoft Launches Worldwide Office 365 Donation Program for Nonprofits

Microsoft Launches Worldwide Office 365 Donation Program for Nonprofits

Microsoft has announced the global availability of Office 365 for Nonprofits for qualifying nonprofits and nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) through its software donation program.

Tuesday, 3 Sep 2013

What the Microsoft Acquisition Means for Lumia & Asha

What the Microsoft Acquisition Means for Lumia & Asha

Microsoft's Nokia deal, announced today, also comes with the 'Asha' and 'Lumia' trademarks as part of the deal. What this means going forward is that we're seeing the last of the Nokia-branded Asha and Lumia phones on the market today, and the bowing out of Nokia from the mobile phone market.

Here's Steve Ballmer's Internal Email to Microsoft Employees about the Nokia Acquistion

Here's Steve Ballmer's Internal Email to Microsoft Employees about the Nokia Acquistion

Following today's big announcement of the acquisition of Nokia, Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer has sent an internal email to staff explaining the changes in more detail. Click through for highlights from the email.

Microsoft Buys Nokia's Devices and Services Unit, Nokia CEO to Lead Microsoft's Devices Team

Microsoft Buys Nokia's Devices and Services Unit, Nokia CEO to Lead Microsoft's Devices Team

Microsoft has just announced that they are buying Nokia's Devices and Services unit for a total of 5.44 billion Euros. Nokia CEO Stephen Elop will be stepping aside from his role and leading Microsoft's Devices team as executive VP of devices and services. Click through for more details.

Friday, 30 Aug 2013

Microsoft Announces Price Revisions to Surface Pro, RT Bundles & Touch Cover

Microsoft Announces Price Revisions to Surface Pro, RT Bundles & Touch Cover

Microsoft has announced price revisions to its Surface Pro tablet, Surface RT bundles, and the Touch Cover accessory. The new prices kick in today.

Tuesday, 27 Aug 2013

Windows 8.1 to RTM in Late August (Update: RTM!)

Windows 8.1 to RTM in Late August (Update: RTM!)

Microsoft has confirmed that Windows 8.1 - the first major update to Windows 8 - will RTM (release to manufacturing) at the end of August. Update: Microsoft has just announced today - August 27 - that the OS has been released to manufacturing.

Nokia Launching a 10.1-inch Windows RT Tablet Soon

Nokia Launching a 10.1-inch Windows RT Tablet Soon

The Verge reports that Nokia is launching a 10.1-inch Windows RT tablet soon.

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