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Windows 9 Might Be Unveiled On 30 September: Followed By The Release of Tech Preview

Released in 2012, Windows 8 is barely two years old but it is widely known that Microsoft is already working on the next iteration of the operating system. Codenamed “Threshold” and referred by many as Windows 9, the new operating system is expected to be released to consumers sometime in 2015 according to early information […]


Steve Ballmer Officially Leaves Microsoft Board Of Directors

Steve Ballmer may have been replaced by Satya Nadella in February, but the former Microsoft boss has only now stepped down from the board of directors. This not unexpected as he had originally stated in August 2014 that he would be retiring from the company within 12 months. The announcement was made in a public […]

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Latest Windows Update Causes Blue Screen Of Death; Users Advised To Uninstall It

Microsoft has issued a recommendation to uninstall the most recent patch to the Windows operating system. This comes as reports that patch MS14-045 is causing the blue screen of death on computers. It was originally intended to fix three issues which includes a problem with the Windows kernel, but has apparently broken something else along […]

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[UPDATED: Now Available for Lumia 1020] Windows Phone 8.1 Lumia Cyan Update Roll Out Begins

[UPDATE - 14 August, 130PM]: Lumia Cyan update has arrived for Nokia Lumia 1020 owners in Malaysia. Read more for details.  [UPDATE - 30 July, 537PM]: To Nokia Lumia 1520 and 1320 owners in Malaysia, the Lumia Cyan update is now available for your devices. Read more for details.  [UPDATE - 17 July, 919PM]: If you are using […]

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Nokia Lumia 530 Officially Launched In Malaysia, Priced At RM 355

Moments ago, Microsoft Mobile Devices has officially announced the arrival of the new Nokia Lumia 530 in Malaysia. The dual-SIM device is the successor to Lumia 520 which is one of most the popular Lumia device throughout the world. It is also the third native Windows Phone 8.1 device in our market after Lumia 630 […]

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Microsoft Unveils Nokia 130: A Feature Phone Built For Media Playback, Costs Less Than RM 90

Despite the fact that Microsoft has decided to drop the support and development efforts for Nokia X, Asha and Series 40 devices, it seems like the company is still interested in the feature phone market. This is because the company earlier today has just announced a new product under that very category called Nokia 130.

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Microsoft Researches The Next Level Of Touchscreen Haptic Feedback

Microsoft Research is currently working on a new technology that brings a more advanced haptic feedback to touchscreens on the displays of devices like smartphones, tablets, and computers.

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Next Version Of Windows Expected To Drop Charms; Introduce Virtual Desktops

Rumours are beginning to circulate that Microsoft is preparing to drop the Charms bar for the next version of Windows. Widely assumed to be called Windows 9 (codenamed Threshold), the next iteration of the world’s most widespread operating system appears to be removing even more of the features that ended up underutilised in Windows 8. […]

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Microsoft To Launch Nokia Lumia 530 In Malaysia On 12 August

As reported in our previous article earlier today, we have recently stumbled upon the newly announced Nokia Lumia 530 in SIRIM’s database. The appearance of the device in the listing generally showed that Microsoft is ready to release it in our market. True enough, we have then received an invite (shown above) for the official […]

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Nokia Lumia 530 Set For Release In Malaysia As RM-1019 Appears On SIRIM’s Database

Two weeks ago, Microsoft Mobile has unveiled its third Windows Phone 8.1 device (after Nokia Lumia 630 and Lumia 930) in the form of Nokia Lumia 530. Since it is an obvious successor to last year’s Lumia 520 and Lumia 525, the Lumia 530 is pretty much designed to cater the entry-level segment of the market. […]

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Microsoft to Roll out First Update to Windows Phone 8.1

Microsoft is planning to roll out its first update to Windows Phone 8.1. A week had passed since the Windows Phone 8.1 update arrived to all Windows Phone-powered devices, however, the company has already been detailing a couple of upcoming features to its handsets.

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Microsoft is Merging its Separate Windows Operating Systems into a Single Platform

Satya Nadella, the CEO of Microsoft, has recently confirmed that all versions of Windows OS ranging from computers to mobile phones will be merged into a single operating system. Nadella said that that by doing so, this means just one operating system will cover all screen sizes.

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New Entry Level Windows Phone Revealed: The Nokia Lumia 530

A new entry level smartphone from Microsoft has been revealed on the Nokia Conversations blog. The Lumia 530 began leaking yesterday, although much of it was speculation about what kind of hardware would be included in the device. While the local pricing is still unknown, the Conversations post indicates that it will retail for EUR85 in […]

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Nokia MixRadio To Reach Android and iOS

Microsoft’s monumental adjustments to Nokia are far from over as the company plans to expand the services of Nokia MixRadio. The music streaming service obtained by Microsoft through the acquisition of Nokia will be arriving on Android and iOS as a third party application. Although the app will still come pre-loaded on Lumia Windows Phone […]

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Microsoft Shuts Down Nokia Asha and Series 40 Too

Following the recent announcement of Microsoft’s plans to transfer Nokia X series to the Windows Phone family, the company is now acting to shut down the Nokia feature phone lineups and end the support of the platform.

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Microsoft Closes Down Xbox Entertainment Studios

News is out that Microsoft is looking to downsize its 127,000 strong workforce by about 18,000 people. While most of these were expected to come from the recently acquired Nokia Devices and Services Division, Redmond has surprised many by announcing it will be shutting down the Xbox Entertainment Studios.

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Microsoft Transfers Nokia X Series to Lumia Windows Phone Family to Drive Its Low Cost Market Ambitions

Just moments ago, the CEO of Microsoft, Satya Nadella has revealed that the company is planning to cut up to 18,000 positions by next year. A majority of those positions (around 12,500) will be involving former staff from the Nokia Devices and Services division that the company acquired last year as Microsoft is looking into further integrate […]

Internet News Security Software

Emergency Windows Update Issued To Revoke Counterfeit Encryption Certificates

  Microsoft has issued a emergency update for its Windows operating system to protect systems against the recent counterfeit encryption certificates that came out of the National Infomatics Centre (NIC) of India. These certificates were spotted earlier in the week and appear to spoof credentials from Google and Yahoo. This update revokes access for the […]

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[LYTV]: (Almost) Everything You Need To Know About Microsoft Surface Pro 3

As you might have heard, the new Microsoft Surface Pro 3 will be made available in Malaysia in late August but our first hands-on experience with the device took place a month ago during Computex 2014 in Taiwan. Alongside that, we also have captured a very detailed walkthrough of Surface Pro 3 design and features […]

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Hands-On With Nokia Treasure Tag WS-2: A Simple Tool To Help Locate Your Valuables

Ever wish there’s a way to find keys, bags or other valuables via your smartphone? Well, earlier this year Nokia has actually introduced one such method through an accessory that the company called Treasure Tag. The Nokia Treasure Tag is essentially a small box that houses a sensor with Bluetooth 4.0 and NFC functionalities as […]

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