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Microsoft Also Working On Game Streaming Service

Microsoft is apparently working on a new game streaming service similar to the one that is being tested by PlayStation. There are very few details about what the final product will look like, but it is known to be called Arcadia; and there are job openings on the team.

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Microsoft Withdraws Faulty Windows 7 Patch

Microsoft has withdrawn the most recent Windows 7 patch as it was discovered to be blocking the installation of digitally signed software. This happened to also include other Windows patches and drivers from NVIDIA and AMD.

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Microsoft Giving Away Free Lumia 535 At GSC This Weekend: Offers Free Acer Windows Tablet For Lumia 930 Too

As you might have heard, Lumia 535 is first self-branded Windows Phone device from Microsoft and it was released in Malaysia earlier this week for only RM 429. Built with 5-inch IPS display, 1.2GHz quad-core processor, 1GB RAM, and 5-megapixels camera at its front as well as back, the device is currently the most affordable […]

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Cortana Appears On Windows 10

It is no secret that Cortana will be built into Windows 10, and a video detailing her features has appeared on the internet. Most of these are not actually working yet due the back end workings not existing yet. She isn’t available on the current Windows Technical Preview yet, and Microsoft has not made any […]

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Microsoft Malaysia Launches the Microsoft Lumia 535

Microsoft Malaysia has just announced the arrival of the Microsoft Lumia 535 on our shores. This particular Windows smartphone is the first Microsoft Lumia to be produced without the Nokia branding after its Devices and Services business was bought over by Microsoft.

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Windows 10 Consumer Features To Be Unveiled In January 2015

Microsoft is apparently planning to reveal the consumer features for Windows 10 in January 2015. However, it is not planning to do this at the Consumer Electronics Show held during the same month; instead, there will be separate event at the end of January. The release window for Windows 10 was originally stated to be […]

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Bing Maps Can Now Show You How Long it Takes to go from Point A to B Based on Current Traffic

Microsoft has just made its Bing Maps a lot more useful with the worldwide launch of Clearflow traffic estimation. Clearflow can predict the traffic on the road even if it does not have live traffic data, which means that it is now able to tell you the time it takes to travel from one place […]

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Microsoft Malaysia Launches the Work Wonders Campaign

Microsoft Malaysia has launched the Work Wonders campaign that starts on the 18th of November to the 31st December 2014. This campaign is the perfect opportunity for those who are looking to purchase an Office 365 subscription alongside a Windows tablet.

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Good Deal: Microsoft Office 365 Personal Now Costs RM 70 at Harvey Norman

Earlier this year, Microsoft has introduced the Office 365 Personal subscription plan which is designed to users that required Microsoft Office only for one PC or Mac as opposed to Office 365 Home plan that allows access for multiple devices. Hence, the Personal plan costs way less than the Home but if you want to […]

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Microsoft Makes Visual Studio Free For Almost Everyone

Microsoft has announced that it is making access to Visual Studio 2013 free for everyone. Available under the Visual Studio Community 2013 release developers will be able to use the development environment to make apps for Windows, Android, and iOS; although the license prevents it from being used for designing enterprise apps.

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Microsoft Advises All Users To Install Latest Security Patch To Close Catastrophic Bug

Microsoft has released its most recent round of patches and urgently advises all users to update their operating system. This is because it has disclosed the existence of a bug that could potentially leave anyone running Windows vulnerable to remote installation of malicious code.

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Alliance Formed Between Dropbox and Microsoft For MS Office Integration

Today, both Microsoft and Dropbox have announced that they will form a partnership to implement Dropbox into Microsoft Office. Mobile users stand to gain the most from this announcement as it will allow Dropbox users to link their accounts directly to Word, Powerpoint, and Excel.

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Microsoft Wearable Appears In Apple App Store

It appears that a Microsoft Band Sync App has appeared on the Apple App Store, implying that Microsoft’s fitness band will be simply called “Microsoft Band”. Images show that the Microsoft Band features a horizontal display akin to that of the Samsung Gear Fit.

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Microsoft Introducing Mac-like Gestures For Windows 10

Current versions of Microsoft Windows are already capable of recognising a limited number of trackpad gestures, and the company is planning to expand the repertoire of the next generation operating system. Corporate Vice President of Microsoft’s Operating Systems group, Joe Belfiore, demonstrated the new gestures that will be appearing in Windows 10 during a keynote […]

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Unlimited OneDrive Storage Coming To All Office 365 Subscribers At No Additional Cost

Around four months ago, Microsoft has decided to increase the storage space on its OneDrive cloud service for Office 365 subscribers to 1TB. Frankly speaking, that is a whole lot of cloud storage space for most users out there but nevertheless, the company has announced that it will increase the storage space once again. This […]

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Microsoft To Drop Nokia Brand From Phones

After rumours of Microsoft ridding of the Nokia branding on its phones, it seems that Microsoft has finally spoken out and the rumours were indeed true. Through subtle hints such as being redirected to Microsoft owned sites after entering some official Nokia sites, Microsoft has said that their mobile phones will be rebranded as Microsoft Lumia from […]

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Russian Cyber-Espionage Campaign Against NATO Detailed

Cyber-security company iSIGHT has revealed the details of a Russian cyber-espionage campaign conducted against NATO countries that has been conducted over the last year. The attacks were perpetrated by using a zero-day exploit in all supported versions of Windows, and Windows Server 20008 and 2012. Microsoft is aware of the vulnerability and is currently working […]

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Microsoft’s Preview Program For Windows 10 Has Already Raked In 1 Million Users

Ever since Microsoft released the preview program for its latest operating system Windows 10, the preview program has had a million users help test out the operating system as revealed by the company. Microsoft projects that the number of users that opt into the preview program are to steadily rise in the coming months.

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Minecraft For Windows Phone Is In The Works

Microsoft’s acquisition of Minecraft has now begun to bring some interesting news. Lead developer Jens Bergensten Tweeted that there is a version of the hit game for Windows Phone in the works. The port is apparently already up and running, although there is apparently still a lot of work to be done before it goes […]

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Microsoft Reassures That Surface Project Is Here To Stay

Microsoft CEO, Satya Nadella stated that the company’s line of Surface products will be here to stay, easing potential fears from business and enterprise consumers that the hybrid device will be a trend that may eventually pass.

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