Google Publishes Windows 8.1 Exploit After Giving Microsoft 90 days to fix Issue

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Microsoft is facing a fair amount of backlash after Google released an exploit that is related to Windows 8.1. From what we understand, Google via its Project Zero team, found the exploit and gave Microsoft 90 days to fix it before releasing it to the public. Unfortunately, Microsoft did not fix the issue in time, […]

EU permits to remove 5 years old Microsoft browser ballot From Windows

EU permits to remove 5 years old Microsoft browser ballot From Windows

Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ: MSFT) — Back in 2009, the European Commission ruled against Microsoft in a bit for better competition in the web browser space. This forced the software giant to create a hub to allow users to choose which browser they want to use apart from Internet Explorer. Yesterday, the obligation ended, which means […]

Predictions say Android sales will exceed 1 Billion devices

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Gartner, a market research company estimates that 1.1 billion Android devices would reach the market this year with the improved sales of Windows and huge sales of Apple devices. According to the market analysis of Gartner, shipments of desktop PCs, tablets, laptops and mobile phones of different shapes and dimensions would boost by 7.6 percent […]

Microsoft Surface 2 May Be Huge Failure Like Its Predessor

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Microsoft Surface 2 may be a huge flop like its predecessor the original Microsoft Surface. The original Surface from Microsoft was a big flop in the retail market, leaving the company in $900 million loss. The first tablet of the company focused on offering a list of items that iPad did not, such as Microsoft […]

Microsoft should start focus on one – Either Android or iOS!

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Android and iOS were once the only operating mobile OS platforms which together accounted for 90% of the devices. However with the entry of the Windows Phone OS, the stakes have increased substantially. However it is interesting to debate which of the two OS does Microsoft considers its immediate rival and competitor? Both Android OS […]

Threshold: The codename for Microsoft Windows’ next big wave revealed

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While the tech gurus are speculating about Microsoft’s plans on operating system following Windows 8.1, with people expecting a major release of Windows in the Spring of 2015, there seems to be a small breakthrough in these speculations. We call it small because there seem to be only a confirmation of Microsoft’s codename for the […]

MediaFire unveils Desktop App for Windows and OS X

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A desktop version for the Windows and Mac OSX users has been launched by the online storage service MediaFire. The desktop version by MediaFire enables the users to upload, collaborate, and share media instantly from the computer to the cloud. CEO Derek Labian said in a statement, “With MediaFire Desktop, we looked to create an […]

Microsoft updates Skype for Windows 8.1 App

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Skype for Windows 8 was around for a while until Skype for Windows 8.1 was rolled out. Different people have different taste and so different experience. That’s what happened when Skype for Windows 8.1 was rolled out. Windows 8.1 users reported certain issues with Skype when they first downloaded the application for the updated version […]

Windows 8.1, Windows 8.1 Pro Price, Retail Packaging and Upgrade Plans Detailed

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Microsoft had done away with the ‘full version’ in its Windows 8, but is bringing it back with Windows 8.1 version of its OS. The pricing structure has been just confirmed by Microsoft. The standard version is priced $119.99, while the proper Pro version carries a price tag of $199.99. The prices are same as […]

Nokia Lumia Amber Update for the Windows Phone 8 Devices

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After announcing the Amber update back in May at the Lumia 925 launch event, the Nokia has finally pronounced that they have started rolling-out Amber updates for its Lumia devices running on Windows Phone 8. Yes, so for all the Lumia owners across the globe, it’s happy news because now the Amber code is all […]