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Microsoft releases Skype Lite for developing markets

Skype Lite
Microsoft just announced Skype Lite, a lightweight version of the original Skype app specially designed to work on 2G networks or in areas where Internet connectivity isn't as strong. Also, the new app is designed to run on old or low-end Android devices without...

Microsoft also plans to release Windows 10 Redstone 3 in 2017

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The upcoming Windows 10 Redstone 3 update is also set to arrive this year, along with the Creators Update due sometime in April. Microsoft officially announced during its Ignite conference in Australia that another major Windows 10 update is also on the cards for...

Microsoft Surface Pro 5 allegedly spotted on company website

Pro 5
A Microsoft employee recently confirmed that the Surface Pro 5 is indeed in the works, posting a reference to the project on his LinkedIn profile. Now a leaked photo is making rounds on the web, alleged to be of the upcoming Surface Pro 5. The...

Microsoft Surface Pro 5 Release date, Specs, Features and rumors

Surface Pro 5: Release date, Specs, Features and Price rumors
Microsoft Surface Pro 5 is expected to launch alongside the new Surface Book 2 in early 2017, most likely when Windows 10 Creators Update rolls out in April. The Redmond-giant has been rather tight-lipped about its upcoming hardware, though sources familiar with the matter...

Redstone 3 rumored to be the last update for Windows 10 Mobile

Redstone 3
A new report coming out of Spain suggests that Redstone 3 could be the last major update for Windows 10 Mobile. However, readers are advised to take this information with a pinch of salt as the rumor comes from unverified sources. Spanish publication OneWindows...

Windows 10 Mobile Build 15025 now availabe for Fast Ring Insiders

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Microsoft starts rolling out Windows 10 Mobile Build 15025 for Insiders who've enrolled themselves in the Fast Ring. The build is now available for download on Windows 10 Mobile as well, as Microsoft also rolled out a PC build for the same earlier this...

Microsoft says new features coming to Edge in Windows 10 Creators Update

Microsoft Edge
Microsoft just announced an extensive list of new features for its Edge browser, the default web browser in Windows 10. In a detailed blog post, the company said that all these new features would arrive when the Windows 10 Creators Update rolls out, which...

Windows 10 Build 15019 with Game Mode released for Insiders

Windows 10 Build 15019
Microsoft has now rolled out a new Windows 10 Creators Update preview, though this time it's only available for Windows Insiders. The new preview Build 15019 comes with the much-awaited Game Mode, that is said to enhance gaming performance in Windows 10 PCs significantly....

Microsoft rolls out Windows 10 Cumulative Update KB3216755 with fixes

Windows 10 Cumulative Update KB3216755
Microsoft just rolled out the Windows 10 cumulative update KB3216755 for all users. The new update pushes Windows 10 up to version 14393.726 and primarily focuses on bug fixes and performance improvements. That said, no features are added with the new update apart from several...

Microsoft Connected Vehicle Platform to bring Cortana, Skype in future cars

Microsoft Connected Vehicle Platform
Microsoft has announced its plans to build a new cloud-based platform to offer connected car services to customers. Dubbed as the Microsoft Connected Vehicle Platform, it is an integration of Microsoft's popular services such as Azure, Cortana, Office 365, Skype, and more - to...

Russia now bans LinkedIn app on Google Play and AppStore

LinkedIn banned in Russia
Russian authorities have reportedly asked Apple and Google to remove the LinkedIn app from their respective online stores. The move comes as a Russian court recently banned the Microsoft-owned professional network service in the country for non-compliance of its personal data laws. LinkedIn was officially...

Windows 10 Creators Update set for an April release

Windows 10 Creators Update
The next Windows 10 Creators Update is expected to release sometime in April. The news comes via a post on Twitter, where credible tipster Brad Sam said that Microsoft is aiming for an April roll out of the next Windows 10 Creators update, codenamed...

Deal: Microsoft offering discounts of up to $300 on Surface Pro 4 models

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Microsoft Store is now offering up to $300 price cut on several Surface Pro 4 models. You can pickup the Surface Pro 4 with Intel Core i5, 4GB of RAM and 256GB SSD for just $799, down from $999, which is a price cut...

Deal Alert! Get a free gift on purchase of the Xbox One or Xbox One S

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If you're looking for a brand new gaming console, this holiday season might be a great time to get yourself one. According to a post on Major Nelson, several retailers in the US are now offering a free gift on purchase of the Xbox...

Microsoft Surface Phone could target the enterprise segement

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If rumors are to be believed, the upcoming Microsoft Surface Phone will be a high-end device and aimed more towards the enterprise sector. This means the device will be priced higher and will target professionals. We are not sure whether Microsoft will release a...

Microsoft finally acquires LinkedIn for $26.2 billion

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It was long overdue and now its finally done -- as Microsoft becomes the official owner LinkedIn. Both companies confirmed the news on Thursday that the deal is finally complete. The news comes six months after reports started emerging of a possible LinkedIn acquisition by...

Best Black Friday 2016 deals on Xbox One bundles and games

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If you've got yourself a brand new 4K TV this Black Friday, Microsoft's new Xbox One S would be another great buy to take your 4K HDR TV for a spin. The Redmond giant officially unveiled the console at this year's E3 in Los...

Xbox One game streaming arrives on Oculus Rift starting December 12

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Microsoft is finally rolling out Oculus Rift support for Xbox One games and Xbox 360 backwards compatible titles in VR. Starting December 12, Oculus Rift owners can play Xbox One games on their headsets by downloading the free Xbox One streaming app from the...

Samsung Galaxy S7 Vs. Microsoft Lumia 950: Price, features, specs comparison

With both the Samsung Galaxy as well as the Microsoft Lumia 950 being in the same price brackets, we thought we ought to list a comparison between the two, to help you pick a phone that is functional as well reliable. The Samsung Galaxy is...

Microsoft Surface Phone Release Date hints 8GB RAM and 500GB Storage Space

Microsoft Surface Phone
Ever since Microsoft ditched Lumia series, there have been widespread talks on the rumor mills about the upcoming Surface Phone release date and specs. If rumors are to be believed, the first non-Lumia smartphone by the Redmond-based software giant is expected to launch during...

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