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Cortana-powered Office Work Assistant highlighted in video
Cortana is coming to Office

Cortana-powered Office Work Assistant highlighted in video

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Microsoft's upcoming Cortana-powered Office Work Assistant was revealed in a series of leaked images over the weekend, and now there's a video highlighting the functionality of the app. The video shows how Work Assistant can be launched via Cortana, and can then search for files stored on multiple locations, including your phone, OneDrive, OneDrive for Business, PC and SharePoint....

Screenshots of Windows 10 preview for phones leak
A taste of things to come

Screenshots of Windows 10 preview for phones leak

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We've received screenshots offering a first look of Windows 10 Technical Preview for phones. The screenshots showcase the action center, which includes an expanded list of toggles extending up to three rows. Also highlighted is the new Settings pane, which lists options under different categories. And if they're truly genuine it looks like we might see a message from Seattle Seahawks...

Battlefield Hardline PC system requirements detailed
Put that gaming rig to use

Battlefield Hardline PC system requirements detailed

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Ahead of its launch on March 17, Battlefield Hardline is now in an open beta for the Xbox One, Xbox 360 and PC. Origin published the system requirements for the game earlier today, noting that the game takes up 60GB of hard drive space. Here's what you need to play the Battlefield Hardline on the PC: Recommended: OS: WINDOWS 8 64-BIT (with KB971512 Update) CPU: INTEL QUAD-CORE CPU...

O2 rolls out Denim update for Lumia 930 without Hey Cortana
No Cortana for you

O2 rolls out Denim update for Lumia 930 without Hey Cortana

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Update 2: O2 has mentioned that the issue is now fixed, and that an OTA update with the passive-listening feature enabled will be made available soon: We're trying to get the updates out sooner by streamlining the test and approval process. As a result, we were trusting Microsoft to test the O2 software updates for us and provide the results of the tests for us to approve, rather...

Cortana correctly predicts the outcome of the Super Bowl
What voodoo is this?

Cortana correctly predicts the outcome of the Super Bowl

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Cortana already declared the New England Patriots as winners of the Super Bowl yesterday, and now that the future has caught up with us, it turns out that the personal assistant was indeed right. The New England Patriots won Super Bowl XLIX, edging out the Seattle Seahawks 28 to 24. Cortana's ability to predict the outcome of matches is based on the Bing prediction engine, which uses...

Cleartrip update allows users in India to book train tickets
Book from your phone

Cleartrip update allows users in India to book train tickets

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Cleartrip has launched an update to its Windows Phone app that allows users in India the ability to book train tickets. The added functionality is on top of the flight and hotel booking services already being offered. Along with the ability to book train tickets, users can also view schedules for up to two weeks, as well as the running status of the train, all from within the app....

Black and white is the theme for latest Lumia 735 promotion
Go black and white

Black and white is the theme for latest Lumia 735 promotion

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After running the Lumia 735 'Beautiful Baby' promotion a few weeks' ago, Microsoft UK is giving away some more Lumia 735 devices, this time with the #735style competition. Here's what you need to do: "To be in with a chance of winning, we want you to show us your photography skills using Black and White as your starting point – it could be a Black and White photo you've taken, or...

Viber gets number blocking, in-chat notifications and more
Number blocking is here

Viber gets number blocking, in-chat notifications and more

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Popular messaging app Viber picked up an update to version 4.4.0.0 that brings number blocking to the service. Also included in the update is message notifications when you're already in a conversation, as well as new emoticons and performance improvements. Here's the changelog for the update: Block any number Added indication of new messages in chats. New Emoticons Performance...

Latest update to Subway Surfers takes you to Seoul
The original endless runner

Latest update to Subway Surfers takes you to Seoul

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While there are a variety of endless runners available today, Subway Surfers was one of the first games that got the genre going. The game is updated on a regular basis, with every update bringing a different location and a new theme. This time around, it's Seoul, and although the game highlighted the city before, this update features a different theme. Here's what you're getting...

Over 1,800 Minecraft account credentials leaked online
Time to change the passwords

Over 1,800 Minecraft account credentials leaked online

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Update: Microsoft clarified in a statement to The Guardian that none of Mojang's servers were compromised, meaning that the leaked passwords and usernames were the result of an unrelated hack. "We can confirm that no Mojang.net service was compromised and that normal industry procedures for dealing with situations like this were put in place to reset passwords for the small number...