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Wednesday, 18 May 2016

Microsoft will sell its feature phone business to Foxconn for US$350 million

Microsoft will sell its feature phone business to Foxconn for US$350 million

Microsoft is selling its feature phone business to a Foxconn subsidiary for US$350 million. The deal applies only to its feature phone business, and the company will continue to develop Windows 10 Mobile.

Wednesday, 11 May 2016

Microsoft unlocks framerates on UWP apps for smoother Windows 10 gameplay

Microsoft unlocks framerates on UWP apps for smoother Windows 10 gameplay

Microsoft is rolling out a Windows 10 update that will allow apps and games based on its Universal Windows Platform (UWP) to uncouple their framerates from the monitor's refresh rate. UWP-based games will also now support AMD FreeSync and NVIDIA G-Sync for smoother gameplay.

Tuesday, 10 May 2016

Microsoft to unveil Surface Book 2 next month with USB-C port and 4K display?

Microsoft to unveil Surface Book 2 next month with USB-C port and 4K display?

Microsoft is rumored to launch the Surface Book 2 as early as next month with upgraded specs such as a 4K display and a USB Type-C port. Read on to find out more!

Saturday, 7 May 2016

Windows 10 free upgrade offer ends 29th July

Windows 10 free upgrade offer ends 29th July

If you haven't updated to Windows 10, better hurry as the free upgrade offer will end on 29th July. Once the offer ends, you'll have to purchase the full version.

Wednesday, 4 May 2016

Microsoft Lumia 650 now available in Singapore

Microsoft Lumia 650 now available in Singapore

Microsoft's newest Windows 10 smartphone, the Lumia 650, is now available in Singapore. The Lumia 650 features an anodized diamond cut aluminum frame and measures just 6.9mm, making it Microsoft's thinnest phone ever.

Monday, 2 May 2016

The Onda oBook 11 Pro is an unabashed knockoff of the Microsoft Surface Book

The Onda oBook 11 Pro is an unabashed knockoff of the Microsoft Surface Book

As far as copies go, this one is pretty brazen. The Onda oBook 11 Pro rips off just about everything about the Surface Book's distinctive appearance. The only difference is that it features weaker hardware, and its build quality is anyone's guess.

Friday, 29 Apr 2016

Microsoft is exploring the possibility of using synthetic DNA as a storage medium

Microsoft is exploring the possibility of using synthetic DNA as a storage medium

According to Ars Technica, Microsoft is exploring the use of synthetic DNA as a storage medium. Read on to find out why DNA is suitable for data archival storage.

Thursday, 28 Apr 2016

Microsoft to release Surface Phone by April 2017

Microsoft to release Surface Phone by April 2017

Sources told Windows Central that Microsoft will be releasing the Surface Phone by April 2017. The Surface Phone will be designed with two objectives in mind. What are they? Hit the link to find out!

Monday, 25 Apr 2016

You can now try out Windows Ink and Cortana on the lockscreen in the latest Windows 10 test build

You can now try out Windows Ink and Cortana on the lockscreen in the latest Windows 10 test build

If you're a Windows Insider, now's a good time to update your test build.

Thursday, 21 Apr 2016

Microsoft is stopping production of the Xbox 360 after more than a decade

Microsoft is stopping production of the Xbox 360 after more than a decade

All good things must come to an end. Microsoft is finally stopping production of the decade-old Xbox 360, although it will continue to sell its existing inventory and support players.

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