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Windows 10 Devices Will Use Lumia Camera as the Default Camera App

The Lumia Camera app has been confirmed to be the default camera app for all Windows 10 devices. This extends to all devices running the new operating system from Microsoft, including PCs, tablets, and of course, smartphones.

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Windows 10 Supports Game Streaming From Xbox One and Cross-Play

Microsoft has announced that Windows 10 will support streaming from the Xbox One through a new Xbox Universal app. This includes video, viewing achievements, checking in on friends, and even cross-platform play.

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Microsoft Windows 10 Preview Coming Next Week, Phone Version Some Time In February

Microsoft will be releasing the first consumer preview of Windows 10 next week to the Microsoft Insiders Programme. The preview of the phone version of the operating system is due in February after the Superbowl weekend.

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Microsoft’s Cortana Assistant Officially Announced For Windows 10

Cortana is officially headed to Windows 10, and she appears to be a direct transplant from the Windows Phone version. Microsoft’s AI assistant will perform the same tasks she currently does for mobile users, like taking notes, setting reminders, and making calls.

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Microsoft HoloLens: Built To Deliver Windows Holographic Experience

There were plenty of things that Microsoft has shared during its Windows 10 event earlier today but the biggest of them all is definitely this: the brand new Microsoft HoloLens. As the name implies, HoloLens is a headset that is designed provide holographic (or some prefer to call it augmented reality) experience for users and […]

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Windows 10 Free Upgrade Confirmed For Windows 7 and 8.1 Users

As promised, Microsoft today has revealed more information regarding its upcoming Windows 10 operating system through a special press event at its campus in Seattle. One of the first thing that company has revealed at the event is that the new operating system will be made available as a free upgrade for Windows 7 and 8.1 users.

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Microsoft May Be Working On A New Web Browser For Windows 10

A report has surfaced that claims Microsoft is putting effort into building a new web browser that will be included with the upcoming Windows 10. Codenamed Spartan, the browser is intended to look more like Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome; both of which control a large portion of the web browser market.

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Rumours Of Microsoft VR Headset Surface

Microsoft is currently rumoured to be preparing to mass produce a VR headset to be revealed at E3 2015, with the final product going on sale in the second half of the year. This would put it in direct competition with the Facebook owned Oculus Rift and the Sony Project Morpheus.

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Microsoft Releases Lumia Gestures Beta for Windows Phones

Windows Phones owner will be delighted to know that Microsoft has just introduced the Gestures Beta app. This app is available for download from today onwards and it enables you to answer, mute, and turn the on speaker phone without even touching the screen.

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Microsoft Withdraws Faulty Windows 7 Patch

Microsoft has withdrawn the most recent Windows 7 patch as it was discovered to be blocking the installation of digitally signed software. This happened to also include other Windows patches and drivers from NVIDIA and AMD.

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Windows 10 Consumer Features To Be Unveiled In January 2015

Microsoft is apparently planning to reveal the consumer features for Windows 10 in January 2015. However, it is not planning to do this at the Consumer Electronics Show held during the same month; instead, there will be separate event at the end of January. The release window for Windows 10 was originally stated to be […]

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Microsoft Malaysia Launches the Work Wonders Campaign

Microsoft Malaysia has launched the Work Wonders campaign that starts on the 18th of November to the 31st December 2014. This campaign is the perfect opportunity for those who are looking to purchase an Office 365 subscription alongside a Windows tablet.

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All Windows Phone 8 Devices To Receive Free Upgrade to Windows 10

In response to a user’s question, Microsoft has confirmed that the all Windows Phone 8 devices will be getting free upgrades to the software giant’s upcoming operating system, Windows 10. Details regarding the upcoming OS are scarce as Microsoft is currently working on Windows 10 for computers.

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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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Windows 8.1 Sees Increase In Users During October

After receiving mostly negative feedback for the past year or so, Microsoft’s latest operating system is finally gaining some long overdue momentum in the month of October.

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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 […]

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Windows Updates Bricks USB Devices Using Counterfeit Microchips

A recent Windows driver update has been causing issues with USB devices around the world as it appears to be bricking devices using a certain counterfeit chip. The problem surrounds a line of USB-to-Serial microchips made by FTDI, which are one of the most common chips used today in enthusiast and consumer electronics; or more […]

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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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Unity Game Platform Is Reportedly Being Solicited For Sale

A presentation pitching the Unity platform has been circulating around the gaming industry, prompting some to speculate that the game engine is going up for sale soon. Originally reported by CNET, the move would dramatically affect the millions of developers who rely on Unity to build games quickly; most of which happen to be on […]

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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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