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British Manufacturer My Go Appears To Be Making A Windows Phone Based Smartphone

Little known British electronics manufacturer My Go appears to be preparing to launch its own Windows Phone based smartphone. This news comes from a leak of the product page that was supposed to be internal use only. It may not be the next big thing to arrive on the market, but the information found in […]

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Get Nokia Lumia 530 For Only RM 57 This Malaysia Day

In conjunction with the upcoming Malaysia Day, Microsoft Malaysia has announced a promotion for its entry-level smartphone the Nokia Lumia 530. Currently priced at RM 355, customers are able to purchase the highly affordable Windows Phone 8.1 device for only RM 57 under the special promo.

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Supposed Front Panel Of Microsoft Branded Smartphone Leaked

A leaked front panel bearing the Microsoft name have appeared on the internet. We could be inclined to believe that this is the real deal after news of the Nokia brand being dropped appeared yesterday. First published by French website NowhereElse, the images appear to show a large glass panel that may slightly resemble the […]

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Leaked: This Is How Desktop Looks Like In The Upcoming Windows 9

It is not a secret that Microsoft is planning to unveil Windows 9 a.k.a Threshold to the world really soon. As we get closer to the rumoured date for the press event, two tech sites in Germany have published a set of screenshots from an early build of Windows 9 Technical Preview which provided an early […]

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Microsoft Dropping Nokia And Windows Phone Brands

Geek On Gadgets has revealed the contents of a confidential internal document from Microsoft concerning the future of Nokia and Windows Phone. It would appear that the Microsoft Mobile division is slowly moving away from the two brands, with the Lumia 830 and 730 being the last two smartphones to carry the Nokia name.

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Microsoft Rumoured To Be Buying Minecraft Developer Mojang

In the oddest piece of news coming out of the gaming industry, Microsoft is reportedly in serious talks to acquire Minecraft developer Mojang. First reported by the Wall Street Journal, the deal could be sealed as soon as this week; with the estimated price of the Swedish developer valued at around US$2 billion.

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[IFA 2014] Microsoft Announces Additional Accessories For Lumia Smartphones

Microsoft has announce two accessories to support the line of Lumia smartphones. One is an updated wireless charging plate that also includes NFC for a few nifty features, while the other is a screen sharing device to broadcast your display to something larger.

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[IFA 2014] New Update For Windows Phone Provides Improved Cortana And Camera Features

Microsoft has revealed more details about the next big update that follows the Cyan refresh. Lumia Denim will provide updates to how Cortana works, while also bringing improvements to the camera app. It will be first arriving on the current line of flagship phones in the Lumia 930, Lumia 1520, and Lumia Icon. The newly […]

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[IFA 2014] The Lumia 730 Is Microsoft’s Selfie Phone

  Microsoft is trying very hard to appeal to the younger generation, and that is very evident from the introduction of the Lumia 730 and 735. Billed as the ‘selfie phone’, the entire introduction centered on the new device’s capabilities for taking selfies; all thanks to a 5MP front facing camera with the widest angle […]

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[IFA 2014] Microsoft Introduces the Lumia 830; The Most Affordable Flagship Smartphone

  Microsoft has just unveiled the Lumia 830, and already the company is calling it the world’s most affordable flagship smartphone. At 330 Euro, it certainly looks to live up to this title, although details about the specifications are very light. It will, however, be very hard to beat at that price point.

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Windows 9 Accidentally Teased By Microsoft China

Two weeks ago, it was revealed that the next version of Windows which is codenamed “Threshold” or more fondly known as Windows 9 might make its first official public appearance at the end of this month. While Microsoft has yet to make any official statement regarding that matter, it turns out that the company might […]

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Microsoft Surface Pro 3 Officially Lands in Malaysia: Available Now From RM 2729 Onwards

True to its promise last May, Microsoft today has launched the brand new Surface Pro 3 in Malaysia. Marketed as the tablet that is able to replace user’s laptop, selected number of retailer has actually begun taking pre-orders for Surface Pro 3 since 1 July.

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Windows 9 Might Be Unveiled On 30 September: Followed By The Release of Tech Preview

Released in 2012, Windows 8 is barely two years old but it is widely known that Microsoft is already working on the next iteration of the operating system. Codenamed “Threshold” and referred by many as Windows 9, the new operating system is expected to be released to consumers sometime in 2015 according to early information […]

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Steve Ballmer Officially Leaves Microsoft Board Of Directors

Steve Ballmer may have been replaced by Satya Nadella in February, but the former Microsoft boss has only now stepped down from the board of directors. This not unexpected as he had originally stated in August 2014 that he would be retiring from the company within 12 months. The announcement was made in a public […]

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Latest Windows Update Causes Blue Screen Of Death; Users Advised To Uninstall It

Microsoft has issued a recommendation to uninstall the most recent patch to the Windows operating system. This comes as reports that patch MS14-045 is causing the blue screen of death on computers. It was originally intended to fix three issues which includes a problem with the Windows kernel, but has apparently broken something else along […]

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[UPDATED: Now Available for Lumia 1020] Windows Phone 8.1 Lumia Cyan Update Roll Out Begins

[UPDATE - 14 August, 130PM]: Lumia Cyan update has arrived for Nokia Lumia 1020 owners in Malaysia. Read more for details.  [UPDATE - 30 July, 537PM]: To Nokia Lumia 1520 and 1320 owners in Malaysia, the Lumia Cyan update is now available for your devices. Read more for details.  [UPDATE - 17 July, 919PM]: If you are using […]

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Nokia Lumia 530 Officially Launched In Malaysia, Priced At RM 355

Moments ago, Microsoft Mobile Devices has officially announced the arrival of the new Nokia Lumia 530 in Malaysia. The dual-SIM device is the successor to Lumia 520 which is one of most the popular Lumia device throughout the world. It is also the third native Windows Phone 8.1 device in our market after Lumia 630 […]

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Microsoft Unveils Nokia 130: A Feature Phone Built For Media Playback, Costs Less Than RM 90

Despite the fact that Microsoft has decided to drop the support and development efforts for Nokia X, Asha and Series 40 devices, it seems like the company is still interested in the feature phone market. This is because the company earlier today has just announced a new product under that very category called Nokia 130.

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Microsoft Researches The Next Level Of Touchscreen Haptic Feedback

Microsoft Research is currently working on a new technology that brings a more advanced haptic feedback to touchscreens on the displays of devices like smartphones, tablets, and computers.

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Next Version Of Windows Expected To Drop Charms; Introduce Virtual Desktops

Rumours are beginning to circulate that Microsoft is preparing to drop the Charms bar for the next version of Windows. Widely assumed to be called Windows 9 (codenamed Threshold), the next iteration of the world’s most widespread operating system appears to be removing even more of the features that ended up underutilised in Windows 8. […]

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