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Microsoft Will Grandfather OneDrive 15GB Free Storage Users

Just a little over a month ago, Microsoft announced some wide sweeping and controversial changes for their OneDrive cloud storage platform. Due to apparent customer abuse, the unlimited storage option as was going away and a…

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Microsoft Embrace Linux With Azure Certification

Microsoft is a company best known for a range of options, both hardware and software, in the modern world. From their Surface tablets to Microsoft Office, a widely known thing about Microsoft is that you pay…

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New Windows 10 Update Re-Enables Data Collection Disabled by Third-Party Software

Anecdotal evidence suggests that Microsoft’s November update for Windows 10 has re-enabled all data collection features that may have been disabled by the user via third-party software. Many Windows 10 users, while enjoying the new operating…

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Global Bot Network ‘Dorkbot’ Busted and Taken Down

There are two well-known groups that both use the name Dorkbot, one being a great group of organizations that sponsor grassroots meetings of artists, engineers, designers, scientists, inventors, and anyone else working under the very broad…

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Halo 5 Has Amassed Over $1 Million in Microtransactions

Halo 5: Guardians received a fairly mixed response from fans due to the short campaign and disappointing story. The developer, 343 Industries focused on the multiplayer aspect and provided a large amount of chaotic modes to…

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Bitter Former CEO Steve Ballmer Calls Microsoft Profits Bull****

Steve Ballmer loves having a pop at his old company. The former Microsoft CEO – but still a majority shareholder – takes any opportunity to put the boot into his successor, Satya Nadella, as he did…

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Ballmer Wants Windows Phones to Run Android Apps

After release, Windows phones have experienced some difficulty. From hardware issues to software difficulties, Windows Phone has gone from windows 8 mobile, to 8.1 and now with Window 10 coming to mobiles Microsoft are more determined than…

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Microsoft Considering Xbox Live Subscription on Windows

Microsoft has been attempting the win back the hearts of PC gamers and making promises to take the platform seriously. Rightfully, this was greeted with a degree of skepticism given Microsoft’s history and the disgraceful Games…

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Could Gears of War 4 be Coming to PC?

Gears of War is a no-nonsense co-op shooter which adopts an occult theme. The game’s chaotic action-packed gunplay and throwaway story is a superb combination and one of Microsoft’s most successful exclusives. While I use the…

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Microsoft Excel Turning Figures into Visuals

Anyone who has ever made a PowerPoint presentation will know that the old line about a picture being worth a thousand words is as true in 2015 as it has ever been. But whilst PowerPoint was…

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Microsoft Looking to Rework Achievements and Challenges

Achievements are an integral component of any modern game and encourages consumers to keep playing and attain 100 percent completion. This is a handy tool as many people want to showcase their skills through a Gamer…

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Windows 10 November Update Download Has Vanished

Microsoft was preparing a significant update to Windows 10 but this has suddenly vanished without reason. The 1511 build was originally available through the Media Creation Tool and even allowed users to create a fresh install of the…

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Xenia Shows Promise for the Xbox Emulator Market

Xenia is an Xbox 360 device emulator. It has been in development since January 10th 2013 with 2956 commits of code to the popular open source code sharing website – Github. The developers have been very…

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Xbox One Game Streaming Usage is “Very High” Says Director of Programming

Microsoft has adopted a more unified strategy with Windows 10 and attempted to create a synergy between mobile, Xbox and PC. The theory is, any device running Windows 10 can communicate with compatible products in a…

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Xbox Two And PlayStation 5 Rumored For 2018 Release With 4K Support

The Xbox One and PlayStation 4 are already struggling to keep pace with the demands of modern, graphically intense titles. As a result, the Xbox One’s resolution can drop to an absurd 720P and the PlayStation…

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Volvo Team Up With Microsoft to Make Hololens Showrooms

The days of Volvo showrooms being packed with cars for potential buyers to wander around and look at could soon be over. This new partnership between the Swedish car manufacturer and Microsoft aims to equip Volvo…

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Microsoft Discusses Importance of The Xbox One And PC

Microsoft has focused on the console market since the original Xbox’s release in 2001 despite PC gamers overwhelming using their operating system. Over the last decade, Microsoft neglected the PC audience and introduced the horrific Games…

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New Windows 10 Feature Delays Updates For Up to a Year

The latest update to Windows 10, version 1511 (or build 10586, but effectively ‘Service Pack 1’), has introduced a plethora of changes, from performance enhancements, refinements to Cortana, and an updated Microsoft Edge internet browser, but…

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Windows 10 Fall Update Removes Apps and Drivers At Will!

Updates are supposed to fix issues or add new features, but it looks like Microsoft is going the other way with their big Fall update for Windows 10. Okay, this is probably not intended but it…

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SteamOS Games Perform up to 58 Percent Worse Than Windows 10 Versions

Valve originally unveiled SteamOS to enhance the capabilities of hardware configurations and provide a more customizable user-interface. Gabe Newell criticized Windows 8 and famously said: “Windows 8 is a catastrophe for everyone in the PC space.”…

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New Windows 7 and 8.1 Update Causing Trouble and Crashes

Security updates are a usually a good thing and most people will just install them all thinking that they are better off with them installed than without. In most cases, that is also true, but once…

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New Xbox One Experience Now Available – What to Expect

If you’re an Xbox One gamer, then you’ll no doubt have heard that there is a major update for the consoles OS today. The new update, known as vaguely as “New Xbox One Experience” will bring…

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Brits Will Have to Wait Until 2016 for the SurfaceBook

If you live in the UK and would like to get your hands on the new SurfaceBook from Microsoft like your American and Australian friends, then you are out of luck for quite some time. This…

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Microsoft to Host Data in Germany to Protect it From US Spying

Microsoft has announced that it is to open a number of data centres in Germany, in partnership with T-Mobile owner Deutsche Telekom AG, to offer cloud storage to European customers away from the prying eyes of…

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Tim Cook Describes Microsoft’s Surface Book as ‘Deluded’

Apple’s CEO, Tim Cook appears to be on the warpath of late and becoming quite outspoken about the PC platform and Microsoft’s hardware endeavors. Only yesterday, he described PCs as ‘pointless’ and an outdated premise compared to…

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Google Dropping Chrome Support for XP, Vista and OSX 10.8

Even when Microsoft dropped public support for Windows XP last year, many large organizations continued to pay for extended support. Not surprisingly, Google also continued to support Windows XP for their popular Chrome browser. That’s set…

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Xbox One Backwards Compatibility Game List Revealed

Since it was revealed back in June that Xbox One would be introducing backwards compatibility for Xbox 360 games, Xbox fans have been anxious to know which games would be included when the function goes live…