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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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Windows Insider Program Begins This Weeks: Allows Users To Test Drive Windows 10

After being rumored for quite some time, Microsoft has finally announced the next iteration of its hugely popular Windows operating system. Called Windows 10,  it is designed to run on various types of devices; from Internet of Things all the way to servers. The new operating system has been scheduled for release in 2015 but that […]

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Microsoft Announces Windows 10 Operating System

Microsoft has announced the next iteration of its flagship operating system. The company has decided to skip a number and jump straight to 10. Windows 10 will apparently run across everything Microsoft has its hands in, covering mobile devices and PCs; and everything in between.

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Windows 8 Users Will Receive A Free Upgrade to Windows 9

Later this month, Microsoft is expected to reveal the next iteration of the Windows operating system codenamed Threshold which also known as Windows 9 and Windows TH. So far, quite a number of its features have been leaked in the open including the new Start Menu, Notifications Centre and many more. Not this one though: it turns out […]

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Microsoft to Hold Windows Event on September 30 – Windows 9 Ready to be Unveiled?

Looks like Microsoft is ready to unveil the next iteration of its Windows operating system. Tentatively known as Windows 9, Microsoft is set to unveil even more exciting additions to the world’s most popular desktop operating system, including Cortana integration and new UI changes that includes the return of the Start menu.

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Leaked: This Is How Desktop Looks Like In The Upcoming Windows 9

It is not a secret that Microsoft is planning to unveil Windows 9 a.k.a Threshold to the world really soon. As we get closer to the rumoured date for the press event, two tech sites in Germany have published a set of screenshots from an early build of Windows 9 Technical Preview which provided an early […]

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Microsoft Dropping Nokia And Windows Phone Brands

Geek On Gadgets has revealed the contents of a confidential internal document from Microsoft concerning the future of Nokia and Windows Phone. It would appear that the Microsoft Mobile division is slowly moving away from the two brands, with the Lumia 830 and 730 being the last two smartphones to carry the Nokia name.

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Windows 9 Accidentally Teased By Microsoft China

Two weeks ago, it was revealed that the next version of Windows which is codenamed “Threshold” or more fondly known as Windows 9 might make its first official public appearance at the end of this month. While Microsoft has yet to make any official statement regarding that matter, it turns out that the company might […]

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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 […]

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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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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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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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[Computex 2014] Intel Shows Off RealSense 3D Camera; Launches US$1 Million Contest

While Intel did not reveal any information about wearable technology, the company did show off the Intel RealSense camera. Available for both notebooks and tablets, the camera uses 3D technology to sense depth and track the user.

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