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Windows 10 Is Now Running On More Than 14 Million Machines

Microsoft has officially launch Windows 10 earlier this week and has started to roll out the new operating system to users throughout the world who mainly will receive it as a free upgrade for their Windows 7 or Windows 8.1 machines. While it might not be a smooth journey for everyone (just see the comments […]

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Windows 10 Installer May Already Be Inside Your PC Right Now

In case you missed the notice, we are now hours away from the official roll out day of Windows 10 which is scheduled to take place tomorrow, 29 July. While it is true that not everyone will get the new operating system on the first day it goes into the market, some users have already […]

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Contest: #MYWindows10Story Week 4 – Be More Productive

As per our announcement few weeks ago, we have embarked on a quest together with Microsoft Malaysia to seek out stories from users regarding their experience with Windows 10. In exchange for the most creative #MYWindows10Story from users, we are giving away a fully-kitted Microsoft Surface 3 which is inclusive of Surface 3 Type cover […]

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Get To Know Windows 10: Productivity Boost Through Microsoft Edge, Snap, and Virtual Desktop

We are now two days away from the public release of Windows 10 on 29 July and while this will not be the last time you’ll hear about the operating system on our site , it is now time for the final part of our Get To Know Windows 10 series. For the final piece of […]

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The High-End Microsoft Lumia 950 & 950 XL Will Feature an Iris Scanner; 950 XL Supports Surface Pen

An accurate rendering of the Microsoft Lumia 950 XL. Microsoft has big, big plans for its upcoming Lumia devices: the Lumia 950 and 950 XL, both of which will feature an iris scanner for the new Windows Hello feature in Windows 10. That’s not the only big addition; the bigger and faster device of the […]

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Contest: #MYWindows10Story Week 3 – Work Across All of Your Devices

As per our announcement few weeks ago, we have embarked on a quest together with Microsoft Malaysia to seek out stories from users regarding their experience with Windows 10. In exchange for the most creative #MYWindows10Story from users, we are giving away a fully-kitted Microsoft Surface 3 which is inclusive of Surface 3 Type cover […]

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Get To Know Windows 10: Windows Continuum…What’s That?

Welcome to yet another edition of our Get To Know Windows 10 series and for those who are new to the series, so far we have covered two topics: the new Start Menu, and Windows Hello. Now that we are only a week away from the official global release of Windows 10, the timing is […]

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Contest: #MYWindows10Story Week 2 – A More Personal And Natural Experience

As per our announcement last week, we have embarked on a quest together withMicrosoft Malaysia to seek out stories from users regarding their experience withWindows 10 for the next four weeks. In exchange for the most creative#MYWindows10Story from users, we are giving away a fully-kitted Microsoft Surface 3which is inclusive of Surface 3 Type cover […]

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Microsoft Office 2016 Officially Arrives On Macs

Office 2016 has officially been launched for Mac computers. The productivity suite has been available as a consumer preview for a while now, and brings the same features as its Windows counterpart. Anyone who currently has an active Office 365 subscription can simply download and install the new Office suite the same way they would […]

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Microsoft Planning To Cut 7,800 Jobs; Mostly Ex-Nokia Staff

Microsoft CEO, Satya Nadella, appears to be considering another round of layoffs. Like before, this would target the underperforming hardware division; which comprises mainly ex-Nokia staff who joined the company under previous CEO Steve Ballmer.

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BBC Reveals Micro Bit; Pocket Sized Computer To Be Given Away To UK Children

The BBC has revealed the final details of the Micro Bit, a tiny computer that it intends to distribute to some one million school children in the UK. The goal of the project is to encourage students to learn programming, as more and more students were leaving school knowing how to use computers but have no […]

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Contest: #MYWindows10Story Week 1 – Feels Familiar and Better Than Ever

As per our announcement last week, we have embarked on a quest together with Microsoft Malaysia to seek out stories from users regarding their experience with Windows 10 for the next four weeks. In exchange for the most creative #MYWindows10Story from users, we are giving away a fully-kitted Microsoft Surface 3 which is inclusive of […]

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Get To Know Windows 10: The Return of Start Menu

One of the new things that Microsoft has promised to users once Windows 10 arrives into the market later this month is the sense of familiarity. Apart from retaining the desktop and taskbar,  the company is also trying to accomplish this is by reintroducing the  Start Menu once again which has been a staple of the […]

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Not Everyone Will Receive The Windows 10 Upgrade On Day One

Windows 10 will soon be released to the public, and with it comes the long awaited – and often confusing – free upgrade for Windows 7 and 8.1 users. However, those hoping to get their upgrades from day one might be disappointed to discover that Microsoft will be releasing it in waves instead of all […]

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Microsoft Secretly Adds Cheaper Core i7 Variant Of Surface Pro 3 To Store

Microsoft has added a new variant of the Surface Pro 3 to its online store without telling anyone about it. This new cheaper version of the high end Intel Core i7 powered tablet trades storage space for a lower price tag. Whether this makes it worth it is questionable, but 128GB of storage is nothing […]

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Microsoft Hololens Destroyed In Space Rocket Explosion

Elon Musk’s space travel plans suffered a severe setback over the weekend when its Falcon 9 rocket exploded shortly after launch. The Falcon 9 was en route to the International Space Station carrying tonnes of supplies; among this were two pairs of Microsoft Hololens headsets with experimental software developed by NASA.

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Microsoft Sells Bing Mapping Assets To Uber

Microsoft has confirmed a deal that will see image collection assets from its Bing Mapping service moving to ride sharing service Uber. Details of the agreement are as of yet unknown, but it is presumed that around 100 Microsoft employees and some technology will be moving to Uber.

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Contest: Tell Us What’s Your Windows 10 Story and Win A Microsoft Surface 3!

UPDATE: Week 1 contest is live! Find out more here. Did you know that you are actually able to download and use Windows 10 right now prior to its release next month? That’s right, you can indeed do so through a special initiative by Microsoft called the Windows Insider Program. In collaboration with Microsoft Malaysia, […]

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International Pricing For Microsoft Windows 10 Revealed

Almost everyone will be eligible for a free upgrade to Windows 10, but for those who are planning on building their own systems should take note that Microsoft has revealed the international pricing for its next operating system. Some prices first appeared on Newegg, but that appears to be slightly different from the actual prices.

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Microsoft Releases Full Version Of Office For Android

Microsoft has officially launched Office for Android, ending weeks of the preview programme. The app is free to download and use, although it only has basic word processing capabilities unless the user has an Office 365 subscription.

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