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Thursday, 3 Apr 2014

Nokia Announces Windows Phone 8.1-running Lumia 930, Lumia 635 & Lumia 630 (Updated with Hands-on Photos)

Nokia Announces Windows Phone 8.1-running Lumia 930, Lumia 635 & Lumia 630 (Updated with Hands-on Photos)

Towards the end of the first keynote at the Build conference, Nokia announced three new Lumia smartphones for Windows Phone 8.1, including the flagship Lumia 930, the affordable Lumia 635 and the first dual-SIM Lumia 630.

Microsoft: Touch-friendly Modern Office Development Is Progressing Smoothly

Microsoft: Touch-friendly Modern Office Development Is Progressing Smoothly

At Build 2014, Microsoft has also taken some time to demo the Modern-style version of Office. But this touch-friendly Office looks to be still far away from an official release.

Microsoft Announces Windows 8.1 Update, Coming on April 8

Microsoft Announces Windows 8.1 Update, Coming on April 8

Less than six months after releasing Windows 8.1, the first major update for the operating system is set to arrive next week with many UI tweaks to please keyboard and mouse users.

Microsoft Unveils Windows Phone 8.1

Microsoft Unveils Windows Phone 8.1

At the Build developer conference today in San Francisco, Microsoft has announced Windows Phone 8.1. And for the first time, we got to hear the voice of the Cortana digital personal assistant.

Tuesday, 1 Apr 2014

Microsoft Slashes Prices on Azure to Match Amazon

Microsoft Slashes Prices on Azure to Match Amazon

Following Amazon's announcements to lower prices on their Web Service subscriptions, Microsoft is stepping up with cuts of their own, with reductions to Windows Azure services.

Friday, 28 Mar 2014

Microsoft Announces Office for iPad Apps; Office Mobile for iPhone & Android Phones Now Free

Microsoft Announces Office for iPad Apps; Office Mobile for iPhone & Android Phones Now Free

iPad-optimized versions of Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint have now hit the App Store. Another piece of good news is that home use of Office Mobile for iPhone and Android phones no longer needs an Office 365 subscription.

Monday, 24 Mar 2014

Microsoft Reveals that DirectX 12 will Work Across Microsoft Devices, from Xbox One to Phone

Microsoft Reveals that DirectX 12 will Work Across Microsoft Devices, from Xbox One to Phone

Microsoft has revealed DirectX 12 will work across key Microsoft devices from phones and tablets, to desktop PCs and laptops, and its new Xbox One game console. The gaming and programming API has been redesigned for faster and more efficient performance.

Wednesday, 19 Mar 2014

Xbox One Coming to Singapore Later this September

Xbox One Coming to Singapore Later this September

Microsoft has just announced that it will be launching the Xbox One in 26 additional markets later this September and this includes Singapore.

Tuesday, 18 Mar 2014

Microsoft to Launch Office for iPad on March 27?

Microsoft to Launch Office for iPad on March 27?

Microsoft is said to be holding a cloud and mobile-focused media event on March 27, with Office for iPad high on the agenda.

Monday, 17 Mar 2014

Microsoft Ceases Support for Windows XP on 8 April, Launches Two Free Tools to Help Consumers Migrate

Microsoft Ceases Support for Windows XP on 8 April, Launches Two Free Tools to Help Consumers Migrate

Microsoft is discontinuing support for the Windows XP OS and Office 2003 on 8 April 2014. Also, there will no more customer technical service assistance for Windows XP and Office 2003, which means that you will no longer receive the updates that help safeguard your PC from harmful viruses, spyware, and other malicious software.

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