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Thursday, 10 Jul 2014

Microsoft Details Upcoming Office 365 Plans for Small and Medium-sized Businesses

Microsoft Details Upcoming Office 365 Plans for Small and Medium-sized Businesses

Starting October 1, 2014, there will be three new Office 365 plans for SMBs: Office 365 Business, Office 365 Business Essentials, and Office 365 Business Premium.

Cortana Maintains Perfect World Cup Record; Predicts World Cup Winner

Cortana Maintains Perfect World Cup Record; Predicts World Cup Winner

Cortana kept her World Cup streak alive last night, after correctly predicting that Argentina would beat the Netherlands. The AI has now successfully picked the winners of all 14 World Cup knockout stage games. As for the third place match and Sunday's final, you can see her predictions here.

Wednesday, 9 Jul 2014

Microsoft's Cortana Has Correctly Predicted Every World Cup Knockout Stage Game

Microsoft's Cortana Has Correctly Predicted Every World Cup Knockout Stage Game

Forget Paul the Octopus, the star clairvoyant of this year's World Cup is Microsoft's Windows Phone 8.1 virtual assistant, Cortana, who has so far correctly predicted the winners of all thirteen World Cup knockout stage games.

Tuesday, 8 Jul 2014

Rumor: Windows Phone 8.1 GDR1 Nearing Completion

Rumor: Windows Phone 8.1 GDR1 Nearing Completion

Even before Windows Phone 8.1 hits existing devices, there's already a report saying that Windows Phone 8.1 GDR1 is reaching the RTM milestone soon.

Thursday, 3 Jul 2014

Unable to Update to Windows 8.1? Here’s a Fix

Unable to Update to Windows 8.1? Here’s a Fix

So, you're still running the original version of Windows 8 or Windows RT 8.0, because you can't coax Windows Store to perform the Windows 8.1 update? A solution is at hand.

Wednesday, 2 Jul 2014

Microsoft Enhances Security for Outlook.com and OneDrive; Opens First Transparency Center

Microsoft Enhances Security for Outlook.com and OneDrive; Opens First Transparency Center

Microsoft has just shared three important milestones that honor its earlier promise for increased security and transparency of its online and software products.

Tuesday, 1 Jul 2014

Microsoft Shelved Plans for the Surface Mini Due to Lack of Confidence?

Microsoft Shelved Plans for the Surface Mini Due to Lack of Confidence?

DigiTimes reported that Microsoft cancelled mass production of the Surface Mini as it lacked confidence in the tablet's ability to differentiate itself from the competition in the small tablet market segment.

Wednesday, 25 Jun 2014

Microsoft Unveils Nokia X2, Comes with Updated Processor and Bigger Display

Microsoft Unveils Nokia X2, Comes with Updated Processor and Bigger Display

Microsoft updated the Nokia X family of smartphones with a new member, the X2 which comes with improved specs such as a larger display, a faster processor, more RAM. a better camera and a bigger battery.

Tuesday, 24 Jun 2014

Microsoft OneDrive Goes to 15GB Free; Office 365 Users Get 1TB

Microsoft OneDrive Goes to 15GB Free; Office 365 Users Get 1TB

Microsoft has announced that it's more than doubling its free OneDrive cloud storage. For Office 365 subscribers, the bump is even greater.

Microsoft is Offering Up to US$650 Store Credit When You Trade In Your MacBook Air for a Surface Pro 3

Microsoft is Offering Up to US$650 Store Credit When You Trade In Your MacBook Air for a Surface Pro 3

Microsoft has high hopes for the Surface Pro 3 and is calling it the tablet that can replace your notebook. To that end, it is offering up to $650 store credit when users trade in their MacBook Air notebooks when purchasing a Surface Pro 3.

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