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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 […]


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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Ubisoft Speaks Out On Assassin’s Creed Unity’s Resolution And FPS Decision

Earlier today, a number of Assassin’s Creed fans caused an uproar on both Twitter and Reddit as they were displeased to find out that both the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One versions of Assassin’s Creed Unity will be running at a native 900p and 30FPS. Vincent Pontbriand, Senior Producer for Assassin’s Creed Unity stated that the […]

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Microsoft’s New RoomAlive Transforms Your Living Room Into A Video Game

Back in CES 2013, Microsoft unveiled a new gaming concept dubbed Illumiroom which transformed an individual’s living room thanks to projectors that cast video game visuals over a living room. Today, Illumiroom has resurfaced under a different project name known as RoomAlive.

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Windows 10 Technical Preview Now Available

Technology enthusiasts who cannot wait to try out the new Windows 10 features are in luck. Microsoft has released the Technical Preview for Windows 10, and it is now available for download from the official website. Users will have to sign up for the Windows Insider program before being allowed to download the preview, but […]

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Windows Insider Program Begins This Weeks: Allows Users To Test Drive Windows 10

After being rumored for quite some time, Microsoft has finally announced the next iteration of its hugely popular Windows operating system. Called Windows 10,  it is designed to run on various types of devices; from Internet of Things all the way to servers. The new operating system has been scheduled for release in 2015 but that […]

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Microsoft Announces Windows 10 Operating System

Microsoft has announced the next iteration of its flagship operating system. The company has decided to skip a number and jump straight to 10. Windows 10 will apparently run across everything Microsoft has its hands in, covering mobile devices and PCs; and everything in between.

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Windows 8 Users Will Receive A Free Upgrade to Windows 9

Later this month, Microsoft is expected to reveal the next iteration of the Windows operating system codenamed Threshold which also known as Windows 9 and Windows TH. So far, quite a number of its features have been leaked in the open including the new Start Menu, Notifications Centre and many more. Not this one though: it turns out […]

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Nokia Lumia 735 Selfie Smartphone Is Now Open For Pre-Order At Storekini

As you might have heard, Microsoft will be releasing the brand new Nokia Lumia 735 alongside its higher-end brother Nokia Lumia 830 in Malaysia on 3 October. We also noted that consumers are also able to pre-order Nokia Lumia 735 with our colleagues Storekini starting from today onwards. If you are new to Storekini’s pre-order […]

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Nokia Lumia 830 and Lumia 735 Goes Official In Malaysia, Priced From RM 999 Onwards

As expected, Microsoft Malaysia today has launched two new Windows Phones devices for our market in the form of Nokia Lumia 735 and Lumia 830 (shown above). Both devices were initially announced during IFA 2014 in Berlin just few weeks ago.

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Microsoft Announces Its Second Miracast Wireless Display Adapter

Miracast is a neat piece of technology that allow users to easily share the content in their devices directly to another screen wirelessly via Wi-Fi Direct connection. The technology is supported by Windows 8.1 and Windows Phone 8.1 operating system which is why it’s not surprising to see Microsoft Hardware has come out with its […]

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