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Microsoft Phones Infringes Patents; Faces Possible Sanctions

The US International Trade Commission has found Microsoft smartphones to have infringed on patents owned by a company known as InterDigital. These patents concern the regulation of power within the device to reduce signal interference and, more importantly, the charge was originally brought against Nokia.

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AMD Accidentally Reveals Windows 10 Launch Date

Microsoft may have provided the media with a rough estimation of when Windows 10 will be made available, but it looks like AMD has spilled the beans on when the new operating system will be launched. The information was accidentally revealed during the company’s latest earnings call last week when CEO Lisa Su answered a […]

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Windows 10 Preview For Low End Lumia Phones Removed After Reports Of Bricked Devices

The Windows 10 for Phones preview on low end Lumia devices has been pulled from testing after some users reported that the latest build caused their smartphones to brick. The preview is suspended until further notice, and there has been no further statement from Microsoft.

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Microsoft Office For Windows 10 Phone Preview Is Coming Later This Month

The preview for the smartphone version of Microsoft Office for Windows 10 will be appearing later this month. Microsoft is promising a first look at the new version of Office Universal App that is intended to provide the same experience across both tablets and smartphones; and even desktops, albeit with fewer features.

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Cyanogen Signs Partnership Deal With Microsoft

Cyanogen has announced a partnership with Microsoft that will see Microsoft apps and services built into Cyanogen’s new mobile operating system. Cyanogen has been trying to take Android away from Google, and it looks like it is turning to Microsoft to fill in the gaps that are left behind by removing Google’s stock apps.

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Microsoft Launches Lumia 540 Dual-SIM Smartphone for RM555

A new Windows Phone from none other than Microsoft itself is now official. The Lumia 540 is a dual-SIM smartphone that is aimed at the budget-conscious consumer. With a price tag of US$149 (about RM555), Microsoft’s latest device offers a 5-inch 720p display and 1GB of RAM.

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Microsoft Lumia 430, 640, and 640 XL Goes Official In Malaysia: Price Starts At RM 319

True to our prediction last week, Microsoft Malaysia just moments ago has launched three brand new Lumia smartphones for our market. These new Windows Phone 8 smartphones include Lumia 640, Lumia 640 XL and Lumia 430.

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Surface 3 Pre-Order Program Now Available At More Retailers, Alongside Related Accessories

Ahead of its release on 5 May, Microsoft Malaysia together with the help of participating retailers throughout the country have begun to accept pre-order for Surface 3 starting from this week onwards. In case you missed it, Senheng Malaysia was among the first retailer to confirm the pre-order program last week but the list has since […]

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Hands On with Microsoft Surface 3: The Thinnest and Lightest Surface Tablet To Date

Almost 10 months after Surface Pro 3 was first revealed to the world, Microsoft has decided to unleash yet another Surface tablet last month in the form of Surface 3. In many ways, it can be seen as a more affordable version of Surface Pro 3; just like how Surface RT and Surface 2 were […]

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Microsoft Releases Office Remote For Android, An App To Control Powerpoints on PC

The Google Play Store now has a new app from Microsoft called Office Remote. The name of the app describes exactly what it is meant to do – become a command centre for Microsoft’s Office suite of products.

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Microsoft Already Planning Windows 10 Updates For 2016

Reports are appearing that claim Microsoft has already begun planning updates for Windows 10 well into 2016. There is little information about what these updates entail, aside from the fact that they are working under the codename “Redstone”.

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Microsoft Readying Apple Pay Competitor

Microsoft filed for the appropriate paperwork that would allow it to begin handling cashless transactions, a move that indicates that it is preparing to reveal its own e-payment service. This is not entirely a surprise, considering that Windows 10 will support both NFC and Host Card Emulation (HCE) payments.

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Microsoft Is Working On Unlocked LTE Version of Surface 3

You might have heard that Microsoft has planned to release a smaller and more affordable version of its Surface Pro 3 tablet – called Surface 3 – next month in several markets throughout the world including Malaysia. What you might have missed though that the company is also planning to come out with an LTE […]

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Microsoft Malaysia To Launch New Smartphones on 14 April: Might Include Lumia 640 XL, Lumia 640 and Lumia 430

Even though Microsoft Malaysia has just released several new Microsoft Lumia smartphones into the market for the past few months including Lumia 532 and Lumia 535, it seems there will be more coming soon. The company earlier today has revealed via a media invite that it will be launching yet another new Lumia for our market on 14 […]

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Microsoft Discontinues Kinect For Windows Sensor; Consolidates Both Products Into Kinect For Xbox

Microsoft’s march to unifying its platforms under a single umbrella continues with the discontinuation of the Kinect for Windows sensor. The company is instead asking developer and fans to switch over to the Kinect for Xbox, which it says is identical; with the SDK for both sensors also working in the same manner.

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Office Lens Now Available On iPhone and Android

A year ago, Microsoft launched a free document scanning app called Office Lens for Windows Phone. Since its inception, the app has become one of the most popular free windows phone app by having over 18,000 reviews and it is now available on platforms outside of Windows Phone.

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Microsoft Announces The Surface 3; Price Starts From RM1879

Microsoft has announced the newest iteration in the Surface line with the Surface 3. Interestingly, it drops Windows RT and replaces it with a full version of Windows 8.1. It looks Redmond is just about done with the ARM version of its operating system and is laying the groundwork for the impending arrival of Windows […]

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Windows 10 Technical Preview For Phones Now Covers More Devices

  Microsoft has expanded the list for the Windows 10 Technical Preview for phones to cover even more Lumia devices. There are still some glaring holes in the list, like the Lumia 930; although it is nice to see the Technical Preview arriving on the Lumia 1020 and 1520.


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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