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2 years ago

Telltale's Tales From The Borderlands gets its first trailer, game coming in late 2014

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Telltale's Tales From The Borderlands gets its first trailer, game coming in late 2014

Telltale Games has posted the first gameplay trailer from Tales From The Borderlands, their upcoming five part episodic series that's based on Gearbox's first person shooter-RPG series. The first episode is due out before the end of 2014 for the Xbox One, Xbox 360 and PC, among other platforms.

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2 years ago

#MakeItHappen stunt kicks off with Cortana and 'legendary trials cyclist' Danny MacAskill

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#MakeItHappen stunt kicks off with Cortana and 'legendary trials cyclist' Danny MacAskill

Microsoft and their former Nokia team love making teaser videos for events and promotions. The latest one is #MakeItHappen, which was mysteriously teased this morning on the Lumia Vine channel. Now, a second video has appeared on YouTube with a little more detail.

Evidently, "legendary trials cyclist" Danny MacAskill is "planning his biggest stunt ever with a little help from his very own personal assistant, Cortana".

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2 years ago

Up to $100 million in Windows Store gift cards will be available this holiday season

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Up to $100 million in Windows Store gift cards will be available this holiday season

The holiday shopping season is getting in full swing, and that includes consumers buying apps for all those new Windows Phone and Windows 8.1 devices. This week, Microsoft said there will be up to $100 million in Windows Store gift cards available for consumers to help them purchase apps, music and video for those platforms.

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2 years ago

Windows Phone app creator Rudy Huyn says he plans to make Xbox One apps

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Windows Phone app creator Rudy Huyn says he plans to make Xbox One apps

Rudy Huyn, who is perhaps the most well known third party creator of apps for the Windows Phone platform, stated in a new interview he is "looking forward to Windows 10" and that he has plans to make apps for the Xbox One console as well.

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2 years ago

Microsoft claims Windows 10 upgrades for all Lumia Windows Phones

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Microsoft claims Windows 10 upgrades for all Lumia Windows Phones

Whether or not all current Windows Phones would get the Windows 10 update due next year is certainly on the minds of many people. In the past, I have detailed why the chances of a Windows 10 update being available were much higher this time around, as opposed to the trend-breaking Windows Phone 8 OS.

On November 11, the official Lumia Twitter account has publicly declared all Lumia phones with Windows Phone 8 would get an update next year.

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2 years ago

Kalimba! is the new name for Project Totem and is coming Dec. 17 for Xbox One

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Kalimba! is the new name for Project Totem and is coming Dec. 17 for Xbox One

Microsoft will launch the indie puzzle platformer game Kalimba! on December 17 for the Xbox One. The game, from the same team that released the 2013 Xbox One title Max: The Curse of Brotherhood, Press Play, was originally announced under the working title Project Totem.

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2 years ago

Hike Messenger gets a new Windows Phone update with several new features

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Hike Messenger gets a new Windows Phone update with several new features

Hike Messenger for Windows Phone has just received a new update, bringing the version number up to 2.9 and adding quite a few new features to the popular messaging app.

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2 years ago

Why you should buy Microsoft Complete for your phone, Band or Surface

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Why you should buy Microsoft Complete for your phone, Band or Surface

Buying a new device like a Surface Pro 3 is a significant decision. Not only is it a substantial financial commitment, but there are many other questions that come along with it. Which configuration should you get? What accessories are "must haves" from the start?

Today, we want to answer another question: Is it worth buying the extended Microsoft Complete warranty?

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2 years ago

Microsoft open sources .NET framework to work on both Linux and Mac

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Microsoft open sources .NET framework to work on both Linux and Mac

Microsoft appears to be a new company since Satya Nadella came into power. Yesterday, the tech giant had another announcement to make - its .NET framework is going open source. Microsoft will allow the free code to run not only on Windows-based computers, but also systems powered by Linux or Mac OS. The company has been making some radical changes, and those interested will soon have access to .NET code that will run on multiple platforms.

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2 years ago

Austrian Airlines chooses the Surface Pro 3 to replace paper flight manuals

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Austrian Airlines chooses the Surface Pro 3 to replace paper flight manuals

Austrian Airlines has made the choice to ditch their paper flight manuals with Microsoft's Surface Pro 3, a couple of months after the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) and the US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) approved the use of the Windows 8.1 tablet as a Electronic Flight Bag replacement.

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2 years ago

Microsoft outs Movie Creator as a powerful app wizard for Windows and Lumias

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Microsoft outs Movie Creator as a powerful app wizard for Windows and Lumias

Update: Microsoft has confirmed that Movie Creator is for Lumia Windows Phones only

In 2014, taking a photo, quickly editing and sharing it across various social networks is a common as the smartphones they are created on. There are no barriers to entry any longer. Video, however, is a different story. Sure, there is the odd looping Vine or a straight up video on YouTube, but the idea of creating more artistic creations on phones is something users struggle with these days.

Today, Microsoft is looking to fix that with the release of Movie Creator BETA as a universal app for all Windows Phone 8.1 and Windows 8.1 devices.

Movie Creator is just one of a few video-creation apps released on Windows Phone in the last year. Movie Creator builds off of Video Tuner and Movie Moments, sitting in between as a sort of "Goldilocks", at least according to Microsoft's Matt Collins.

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2 years ago

Cricket Wireless has special prices for four Lumia Windows Phones starting Friday

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Cricket Wireless has special prices for four Lumia Windows Phones starting Friday

Cricket Wireless, the no-contract subsidiary carrier of AT&T, will have special prices for a number of Windows Phones starting on Friday and lasting until January 8. That includes selling the LTE version of the Lumia 635 for free (after mail-in rebate).

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2 years ago

E FUN will sell 8-inch Windows 8.1 tablet for $99 at Walmart during Black Friday

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E FUN will sell 8-inch Windows 8.1 tablet for $99 at Walmart during Black Friday

E FUN, a budget PC maker that has already launched a 10.1 inch Windows tablet with detachable keyboard for $179, has just announced plans to sell a new 8-inch Windows 8.1 tablet for just $99 as part of Walmart's Black Friday sales plans on Friday, November 28.

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2 years ago

Enjoy dual-layer protection for your Lumia 1520 at an incredible price of $4.95 today!

Enjoy dual-layer protection for your Lumia 1520 at an incredible price of $4.95 today!

This Nokia Lumia 1520 hybrid case provides serious protection against drops and scratches while sporting a built-in kickstand that can be used for watching movies, slideshows and more. The inner-most layer is made of a shock absorbing silicone that sits underneath a thick plastic exterior. Get yours today and save 67%

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2 years ago

A partial exploit in Windows Phone was found as part of HP's annual Mobile Pwn2Own event

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A partial exploit in Windows Phone was found as part of HP's annual Mobile Pwn2Own event

A security researcher who took part in a competition sponsored by HP managed to find a partial exploit in Windows Phone on Wednesday, but he was unable to gain full control of its features.

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