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Microsoft Lumia 640 XL Spotted in SIRIM’s Database

If you’re a Windows Phone fan, take note. The Microsoft Lumia 640 XL has been spotted in SIRIM’s database, suggesting that the new device could very well be launched in Malaysia soon. First unveiled at MWC 2015, the 640 XL is the bigger brother to the Lumia 640.

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Microsoft Renames Universal Apps In Windows 10 To Windows Apps

Microsoft’s habit of changing the names of things continues after the company announced that it would be referring to Universal apps as Windows apps from now on. This change is surprising considering that the name Universal apps already describes the idea behind these applications pretty well.

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Microsoft Malaysia Offers RM 330 Discount On Surface Pro 3 and Type Cover Bundle

If you have been considering to purchase Microsoft Surface Pro 3 but was turned off by the fact that you have to purchase its Type Cover 3 separately for RM 409, then this should be a good news for you. Microsoft Malaysia is now offering RM 330 worth of discount for each purchase of Surface […]

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Microsoft Is Allegedly Making A New Surface, But It Will Not Be The Surface Pro 4

Microsoft looks to be building a successor to its Surface lineup, but it appears to be the lower end Surface 3. Despite the lack of “Pro” tag, it will still be running on Windows 10; which is another indication that Redmond is more than happy to pretend that Windows RT was a bad dream.

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Microsoft Releases Windows 10 SDK

Microsoft has released an early SDK preview for Windows 10 developers ahead of the Build conference in April. The move is a pleasant surprise as nobody has expected the SDK to appear before the conference, but it looks like Redmond is more than happy to give people a head start.

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Microsoft Lumia 532 Coming To Malaysia On 27 March For RM 379

We already aware since last month that this particular smartphone will be making its way into our market very soon but it is only today that Microsoft Malaysia has finally confirmed its official release date. So, if you are planning to get your hands on the new Microsoft Lumia 532, 27 March is the date that […]

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This Is How Windows 10 Looks Like On Xiaomi Mi 4

One of the biggest announcement during the recently concluded Windows Hardware Engineering Community in China earlier this week is the collaboration between Microsoft and Xiaomi to test Windows 10 on Mi 4 smartphone. Under the program, a number of Mi 4 power users will have the opportunity to install Windows 10 Technical Preview for Phones into […]

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Windows 10 Upgrade Chart Marks The True Death of Windows RT

No matter how you looked at it, Windows RT is the least loved version of Windows 8 in consumer’s eyes mainly due to its gimped capabilities that overlooked advantages that the operating system might has. Hence, it is not surprising that Microsoft has eventually decided to cut Windows RT from its Windows 10 plan as […]

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Microsoft May Not Exactly Be Allowing Pirates To Upgrade To Windows 10 For Free

  It was originally announced that Microsoft would be offering a free upgrade to Windows 10, even if the user is currently on a pirated version of Windows. This sounds amazing and all, but it looks like that was only half the story. A recent comment indicates that pirates will be provided an offer to […]

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Microsoft Announces Lumia 430 Dual SIM Smartphone: Costs Less Than RM 300

Microsoft continues its charges into the world of affordable smartphone by unveiling its most affordable Windows Phone to date: the new Lumia 430 Dual SIM. Priced at only USD 70 (around RM 260), the new smartphone comes standard with the latest Lumia Denim update for Windows Phone 8.1.

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Here Are The Minimum Hardware Requirements For Windows 10 PCs and Phones

The on-going Windows Hardware Engineering Community (WinHEC) conference in China is rather interesting in a sense that not everything are revealed during its keynote sessions. Many of the new facts about Windows 10 are actually revealed through the numerous sessions that happen throughout the two-day conference. Although they are meant for Microsoft’s hardware, design, and manufacturing […]

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Microsoft OneDrive Integrates With Xbox Music; Streams Songs To Mobile, PC, And Xbox

Xbox Music has announced integration with OneDrive that will allow songs store on the cloud storage system to be played from the app. This includes the app on Windows 8, Windows Phone 8.1, Xbox 360, and Xbox One. While it isn’t exactly a full music streaming service, OneDrive integration will make it easier for users […]

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Microsoft To Allow Pirated Windows Users Upgrade To Genuine Windows 10 For Free

Piracy has always been the enemy to genuine software and we are pretty sure Microsoft has extensive experience dealing with counterfeit software – it is after all the largest software company in the world. However, the company has decided to take an extremely different approach for the upcoming release of Windows 10 in China later […]

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Lenovo To Launch Its First Windows Phone In Mid-2015

Seems like it is a very busy day for Microsoft today as the company kicked off its Windows Hardware Engineering Community conference in Shenzhen, China earlier today. Several key announcements have been revealed at the event today including the availability timeframe for Windows 10, Xiaomi’s Mi 4 Windows 10 test program and this: Lenovo’s first […]

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Windows Hello Brings Biometric Authentication To Windows 10

Microsoft will be implementing a new means of user authentication in the form of Windows Hello. The system will allow users to replace passwords with more secure biometric authentication methods like facial recognition, iris scanning, or fingerprint sensors.

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Microsoft and Xiaomi Partners Together To Test Windows 10 On Mi 4

Apart from announcing the upcoming availability of Windows 10, Microsoft has also revealed that the company is now working with Xiaomi to test its new operating system on one of the company’s devices. By that, we mean the Xiaomi Mi 4.

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Windows 10 To Be Available This Summer In 190 Countries

Moments ago, Microsoft has just revealed that Windows 10 will be shipped to 190 countries throughout the world this coming summer. That means we’ll be seeing the new operating system sometime between June and August this year.

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Microsoft Bringing Cortana To Both Android And iOS

  An exclusive report has revealed plans by Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella to bring Cortana to both Android and iOS. This would be an interesting play by Nadella to put an AI assistant on platforms that already have their own default voice activated assistants; and to be fair, it is difficult to see how he […]

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Windows 10 May Have Support For P2P Updates

Microsoft looks to be adding a handy new feature to Windows 10 that will hopefully help with installing updates. A leak of the build 10036 of Windows 10 shows an option to download updates from multiple sources, including other computers over a local network. P2P updates are not new to computing, but there is speculation that […]

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Project Spartan Screenshots Appear, Reveal Details About Interface

Screenshots of Microsoft’s Project Spartan have surfaced online through an early review by a Russian tech site. It’s currently unclear which build of the browser is being used, but it does provide an interesting peek at what Microsoft is bringing to the table; and perhaps help answer the question of whether it is another Internet […]

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