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HP's upcoming Windows 8.1 Spectre 13 x360 2-in-1 laptop gets leaked

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3 days ago

Grab the Lumia 535 on Tesco Mobile for just £79

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3 days ago

Microsoft offers discounts on Surface Pro 3 business bundle (UK)

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3 days ago

Age of Empires: Castle Siege picks up an update with numerous fixes

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3 days ago

EA slashes prices of Titanfall, Battlefield 4, Dragon Age: Inquisition and more on Xbox One

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EA is offering heavy discounts on several Xbox One games including the likes of Titanfall, which is now available for $10, with the deluxe edition of the game valued at $12.50. The season pass is also getting a price cut, and is now at just $6.25. Other games on offer include Battlefield 4, which is available for $13.20, Dragon Age: Inquisition at $35.99 and more.

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4 days ago

Your Xbox One controller is about to get a whole lot better

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4 days ago

Facebook and Instagram experience denial of service attack, outage [Update: Restored!]

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Update: Both social networks are now functional again. If you can't access them in your region just yet, hold tight. Services are being restored.

Facebook and Instagram, the popular social network and it's photo-centric sub-division, are currently experiencing a denial of service attack that's affecting access for some users. If you've been trying to check your feeds and you've been getting errors, don't worry — it's them, not you.

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4 days ago

Plex update for Windows, Windows Phone brings Plex Home and playlist support

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4 days ago

Brazilian bank Caixa launches official Windows Phone app [updated]

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Update: We're not sure what's going on, but the app has been pulled from the store as quickly as it arrived. It's probably just a hiccup and will be back shortly.

While Chase bank may be abandoning the Windows Phone platform here in the states, Brazilian Windows Phone users were treated to a new app from one the country's largest banks, Caixa, today.

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4 days ago

8-inch and larger Windows 10 tablets only will have the desktop [updated]

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Update: Belfiore took to Twitter once again to clarify that existing 7-inch devices will still be able to keep the desktop and take advantage of Continuum (thanks to everyone who tipped us on this).

Even after the recent Windows 10 event and the quantity of new information we received, there are still questions to be asked. Microsoft's Joe Belfiore has clarified in a Twitter conversation which devices will see the desktop with Windows 10.

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4 days ago

Xbox sees strong holiday sales despite 20% drop in revenue

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Microsoft's Fiscal 2015 Q2 results are out and as the first set of numbers after the holidays we've got a clearer picture of how well Xbox performed through the busiest shopping time of the year. The numbers are generally good, with massive unit sales coming despite a drop in overall revenue.

This is in no small part due in both cases to aggressive pricing throughout. In the period around Black Friday and into the Christmas period, the Xbox One could be had with substantial discounts and there will have been a lot of consoles sold without Kinect. All-in-all great for getting the console out there, not so great for the immediate revenue figures.

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4 days ago

Windows Phone rev is down but Lumia sales top 10 million for the holiday

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Microsoft's FY2015 numbers for Q2 are just going up, and the numbers for Windows Phones are a bit complicated.

Revenue itself for Windows Phone is down a massive 61% from the last quarter. However, before we declare everything a failure for Microsoft, they explain away that number from the loss of $650 million from Nokia. The agreement had Nokia paying Microsoft per quarter, but that venture has since terminated. In other words, since Microsoft took over the Nokia mobile division, it can no longer collect that lump sum of money since they are now their own customer.

Interestingly, Lumia phone sales are up, both for year-over-year and sequentially from last quarter.

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4 days ago

Microsoft reports FY15 Q2 results, generated $26.5 billion in revenue

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4 days ago

Surface pulls in over one billion in revenue for Microsoft as sales increase by 24%

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Microsoft is releasing their Q2 Fiscal Year 2015 results, and the numbers are quite good, despite some ominous decreases in revenue (due to sales or acquisitions).

The Surface line has officially crossed the billion dollar mark for revenue demonstrating a 24% growth from the previous quarter. In other words, the big holiday season looks to have been successful in pushing the Surface Pro 3, which drove the growth, into more hands than ever.

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4 days ago

Chase Mobile app removed from Windows Phone Store, app will shut down March 22

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