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2 years ago

Office 365 Admin gives administrators quick access to their Office 365 service status

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2 years ago

Some Microsoft sites are currently down due to some DNS woes

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2 years ago

Hulu Plus for Windows 8 gets updated - allows you to enjoy your favorite content even more

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2 years ago

Twitter for Windows Phone now lets you delete single direct messages in latest update

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2 years ago

Deal Alert: Nokia Lumia 520 for just $59.99 during Black Friday

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The Nokia Lumia 520 can make a strong contender for Windows Phone of the year when we look back at 2013. The device is responsible for massively increasing the number of Windows Phone devices out there roaming the streets. We’ve seen rumors of its successor, the Lumia 525, coming soon, but the Lumia 520 is still an excellent smartphone for a number of users. Want one? Pick it up next week from Tiger Direct for a song as part of their Black Friday deals.

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2 years ago

Xbox One's internal design may prove for more stability and a longer lifespan compared to Sony’s PS4

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Comparing the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One side by side makes Microsoft’s unit look a bit… chunky. But Microsoft has its reasoning for making its next generation system the size of a large concrete brick – ventilation. While Sony has decided to go for the sleek racing car style approach, Microsoft has longevity and stability on their list.

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2 years ago

Microsoft files suit against Acacia over smartphone and mobile computing patents

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Microsoft has filed a lawsuit against Acacia Research Corp on Wednesday for breaking a contract to license various smartphone and mobile computing technologies. The litigation has been filed in the U.S. District Court in New York, but is currently under a seal. There are not a lot of details available, but this follows a number of patent infringement lawsuits brought by Acacia subsidiaries against Microsoft in October in Texas, Delaware and Illinois.

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2 years ago

Microsoft patents "Touch-Aware Skin" - wants to make tablets aware of how you hold them

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Microsoft wants to know where your hands are at all times, and has filed a patent to do so. A new patent filed by the Redmond based company depicts a device that is able to sense a person’s grip on the border of a tablet. The patent itself shows “Skin Sensors” embedded around the entire screen border and filed under what Microsoft is calling “Touch-Aware Skin”.

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2 years ago

Microsoft updates Mail, Calendar and People apps for Windows 8.1

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2 years ago

Farm Frenzy 2, Joining Hands 2 and Fuse make up this week's Red Stripe Deals

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2 years ago

Microsoft wants you to show your distain for Google – starts selling Scroogled products

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2 years ago

Microsoft is taking over Nokia's Espoo headquarters

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Nokia is moving out of its current headquarters in Espoo, Finland when the sale of its Devices & Services unit to Microsoft gets finalized in the first quarter next year. Most of the people currently in the building are working on Devices & Services related activities. The 32,000 employees who aren’t transferring to Microsoft will relocate to Nokia’s own premises in Karaportti, Espoo, while others will set up in Otaniemi.

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2 years ago

Huawei Ascend W2 finally set to launch; officially announces availability

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2 years ago

Haven't pre-ordered your Xbox One? Fear not as Tesco UK is selling stock at midnight

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The Xbox One launch is going to be massive. Stores are struggling to keep up with pre-orders (I've personally had my own order put in "queue three" with my local GAME store), but fear not if you've yet to pre-order the console. UK supermarket chain, Tesco has some stock put to the side at its Extra stores that will go on a first come first serve basis.

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2 years ago

Require a Doctor's Note to pull a sickie for tomorrow? Xbox One has you covered

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Tomorrow's the big day (unless you reside in New Zealand and Australia). The Xbox One will be launching in multiple markets on November 22nd and it's not farfetched to assume everyone's real excited to get their hands on the next-gen console.

The only issue is that the launch day is a Friday, but what if you could have a Xbox One Doctor's Note to pull a sickie and get out of whatever is planned for you?

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