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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!

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, here’s another reason for you to check out Windows 10 […]

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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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Microsoft Finally Explains Free Windows 10 Upgrade Path

Microsoft has finally clarified the free upgrade path for Windows 10. This comes after a very confusing weekend for the Windows Insiders who were hoping to receive a free activated copy of the operating system after the preview programme had ended. The good news is that Windows Insiders will still be part of the deal.

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Microsoft Amends Free Windows 10 Promise… Again

When Windows 10 was first announced, it appeared that Microsoft would do the unthinkable and give it away for free. Later, the software company amended that promise to a free upgrade to anyone who owns a genuine copy of Windows 7 or 8. Over the weekend, Microsoft published a blog post offering the upgrade to […]

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Microsoft Lumia 540 Is Now Available In Malaysia, Priced At RM 569

First introduced to the world two months ago, the new Microsoft Lumia 540 is now officially available in Malaysia. Built with dual-SIM functionality and 5-inch 720p ClearBlack IPS display, Lumia 540 has been touted as a capable smartphone for budget-oriented users.

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Ex-Nokia CEO Stephen Elop To Leave Microsoft Soon: Windows and Devices Teams Merged Into A Single Group

Some might still hold him responsible for what happened to Nokia, so this might be an interesting news for you who feels the same way: ex-Nokia CEO, Stephen Elop who is currently leading Microsoft Devices Group (MDG) will be leaving Microsoft very soon. This is apparently due to leadership’s shake up that Microsoft’s CEO, Satya […]

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E3 2015: Xbox One Now Streams To Windows 10 Preview

Microsoft has announced that the Xbox One streaming feature is now available to PCs running on the Windows 10 preview. This allows the PC to mirror the entire Xbox One system, including accessing apps and the Xbox home screen. That being said, it still does not allow the streaming of movies from the Xbox One.

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E3 2015: Microsoft Unveils Modular Xbox One Elite Controller That Costs RM560

It’s Microsoft’s turn to unveil what it has to show in E3 2015, and one of the key announcements is the Xbox One Elite Wireless Controller; a modular controller that costs a whopping US$149.99, which comes up to about RM560. That being said, it does have a slew of interesting features to warrant the high […]

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Photo Essay: a Tour of Microsoft Asia Pacific R&D in Beijing

The Microsoft Asia Innovation Tour gave us the opportunity to look at what the Microsoft Asia Pacific R&D in Beijing had to offer. We saw several interesting facilities in the campus, and while we did not manage to get our hands on the highly-anticipated Microsoft HoloLens (we’re as disappointed as you are) it was definitely an interesting experience. […]

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Images Of Nokia’s Cancelled Moonraker Smartwatch Surfaces Online

Nokia was apparently working on a top secret smartwatch to be released alongside the Lumia 930 smartphone. Unfortunately, this was also around the same time that the company was being acquired by Microsoft. It turns out that Redmond would rather focus on its own Microsoft Band, and killed the awesome-looking Moonraker smartwatch.

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Microsoft Announces Windows Wireless Adapter For Xbox One Controller

PC gamers who have been waiting for an Xbox One controller to use on ther gaming rigs may not have much longer to wait. Microsoft has announced a wireless adapter to allow the controller to work on computers. The catch is that the adapter is only compatible with machines running Windows 10.

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Microsoft Asia Innovation Tour: Launch Your Idea with Microsoft Ventures Accelerator

We were introduced to Microsoft Ventures Accelerator during our tour at Microsoft Research Asia. As mentioned previously, it is basically a programme that is meant to help startups…well, get started. The good news is, Microsoft Asia is currently on the lookout for new startups to join the programme, and the best part? Even Malaysians can sign […]

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Microsoft Asia Innovation Tour: an Inside Look at Microsoft Asia-Pacific R&D in Beijing Day One

Not many may have heard of Microsoft Research, let alone the company’s own R&D facility in Beijing. Dubbed as the Microsoft Asia-Pacific Research and Development Group (ARD), it is the company’s biggest research and development facility outside of the US; and we have been invited to a tour of it. Here’s what we have learnt […]

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Microsoft Announces New TwinsOrNot Tool to See If You Are a Twin of Someone or Not

I’m sure we all had some fun with Microsoft’s age predicting tool, How-Old.net, that was unveiled a little over a month ago, what does the team have next? A face comparison tool that calculates how much you and another person resembles one another, called TwinsOrNot.net.

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Microsoft To Release Windows 10 On 29 July: Users Able To Reserve Free Upgrade Right Now

While the release date has been a subject of speculation for some time and it turns out that what we have heard before is true: Microsoft will indeed release its new Windows 10 operating system at the end of July. Specifically, it will be on 29 July according to official announcement by the company just few […]

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