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Micromax in talks with Microsoft regarding Windows Phone, still working on dual-OS tablet

Micromax in talks with Microsoft regarding Windows Phone, still working on dual-OS tablet

Rich Edmonds 28

Indian mobile device manufacturer Micromax is looking to launch new hardware for Windows Phone, according to a report on the IB Times. The company failed to make the list of new Microsoft partners announced at Mobile World Congress, pushing the mobile platform forward through 2014 and beyond. The reasoning behind Micromax being omitted from such a list is down to the manufacturer...

Microsoft Store giving away $100 credit; simply trade up your Windows XP dinosaur (US and Canada Only)

Microsoft Store giving away $100 credit; simply trade up your Windows XP dinosaur (US and Canada Only)

Michael Archambault 52

We have been announcing the end days of Windows XP for some time now, and if you are not planning on upgrading your poor sad operating system to a nice new shiny one, then we are a bit of a loss what more to say. Microsoft on the other hand, has one more trick up their sleeves; they are willing to shell out a $100 instant savings credit if you trade up your existing Windows XP machine...

Microsoft says it's really time to dump Windows XP thru this clever infograph

Microsoft says it's really time to dump Windows XP thru this clever infograph

Michael Archambault 157

The sunset for Windows XP is approaching and if you have not left the operating system that launched twelve years ago – it is really time to move on now. Next month, support will be cut for the platform and your PC will become vulnerable to the terrible wrath of internet diseases and attacks. If you are feeling a bit stubborn and are digging your heels into the dirt, checkout this...

Razer announces what may be the most kicks ass gaming laptop in the world

Razer announces what may be the most kicks ass gaming laptop in the world

Michael Archambault 60

If you are a PC gamer, then you will probably remember the days of lugging around a heavy 10-pound machine, just so you could claim the ability to run Crysis on max settings. Gaming laptops of the past were fat, heavy, and had battery life so short that you could blink and the laptop would be dead. Now, Razer has introduced a refresh to their seemingly impossibly thin Ultrabook gaming...

Microsoft to fix Internet Explorer vulnerability along with other system exploits next week

Microsoft to fix Internet Explorer vulnerability along with other system exploits next week

Michael Archambault 32

Next week, Microsoft is set to patch a collection of security loopholes that have served as a major vulnerability within Internet Explorer. A few months ago, security firm FireEye, discovered that they could exploit machines by using a piece of code that was drilled up by hackers. A second security confirm, Websense, later confirmed the issue and now a patch is ready to be sent out this...

UK AppChallenge gets you to discover new Windows & Windows Phone apps, win gear from Microsoft

UK AppChallenge gets you to discover new Windows & Windows Phone apps, win gear from Microsoft

Rich Edmonds 18

Microsoft has launched UK AppChallenge for consumers in the region to win prizes by downloading and enjoying apps from both the Windows and Windows Phone app stores. Hundreds of thousands of apps are available on both platforms, but highlighted ones from participating developers will bag consumers points to put towards weekly prizes. Not only that, but this provides developers with free...

Macs still dont have touchscreens, so Microsoft says to get a Windows All-in-One instead

Macs still dont have touchscreens, so Microsoft says to get a Windows All-in-One instead

Mark Guim 206

Microsoft’s latest video in their ‘Honestly’ campaign features Windows all-in-one devices like the HP Envy Rove 20, Dell XPS 18, and the Sony VAIO Tap 21. The actress says she was planning to get a Mac, but “Macs still don’t have touchscreens.” She got a new Windows All-in-One instead. She says it’s perfect for planning her wedding. Watch the video after the break. Whether it's...

Watch every March Madness game live on Windows Phone and Windows 8, official apps coming soon

Watch every March Madness game live on Windows Phone and Windows 8, official apps coming soon

Sam Sabri 53

Big college hoops fan? Then you’re going to be pretty stoked that March Madness is right around the corner. Since you’re reading this on Windows Phone Central you’ll be even more stoked to know that an official NCAA March Madness Live app is coming to Windows Phone and Windows 8. Let’s make it rain. This year the NCAA is doing something a little different. All 67 games during the NCAA...