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Indian OEM Celkon has released Win 400, the cheapest Windows Phone 8.1 device available in India. The device is powered by 1.2 GHz quad-core processor (Snapdragon 200), 512MB RAM and runs on Windows Phone 8.1 OS. It comes with 4-inch 480 x 800 pixels display, 5MP rear camera, VGA front camera, 4GB internal memory, FM Radio and Dual SIM option…

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We reported a few months ago that WP8.1 Update 1 will bring support for high quality Bluetooth audio via the aptX codec. Of course as usual these low-level updates need new firmware, and now we know that Lumia Denim is the firmware that will deliver the codec, and that it will apply to all Lumia handsets. The news is via…

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CNET today reported that LG is planning to launch a new hybrid Windows device with a detachable keyboard like Microsoft Surface Pro 3. CNET said that LG is currently working on this new new tablet with a detachable keyboard and this device is expected to function as a laptop when attached to keyboard and a […] Read more at Microsoft…

microsoft-news Excel

Microsoft yesterday announced the availability of the November 2014 update for Power Query with lots of new features. You can now connect to Analysis Services (AS) cubes through Power Query. Microsoft has also added the Salesforce connector as a mainstream Power Query feature, which has been in Preview since early October. They are also adding […] Read more at Microsoft…

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Today I want to intodruce some features of QR Scanner RS Most of these features were added on user request. Thanks to all who submitted feedback and helped making this app better! 1. FocusLight Scanning QR codes or barcodes can now be done even in bad lighting conditions. Hit the ‘LIGHTning’ button to toggle the focus-light on or off. 2.…

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A deleted blog post from Rajesh Jha, who is the Corporate Vice President for Office Services and Servers at Microsoft has revealed that Microsoft is going to announce about its acquisition of mobile email startup Acompli. Acompli empowers professionals to do more and defer less from mobile email. If Microsoft acquires it, my guess is […] Read more at Microsoft…

microsoft-news Azure Availability

Few months back, Microsoft became the first global cloud provider to have a publicly available cloud Hadoop offering in China in public preview. Today, Microsoft announced that Azure HDInsight is now generally available (GA) in China, so both local Chinese organizations and multi-national corporations with offices in China can spin up a Hadoop cluster within minutes. […] Read more at Microsoft…

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Today Surfy, the popular tabbed web browser for Windows Phone, received an update that brings in left and right swipe gesture support for switching between tabs, and a long-press context menu for tabs; allowing you to close tabs without using the tab’s close button. One of the favourite experiences in Surfy is its use of ‘real’ tabs. Adding gesture support…

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Microsoft today announced the release Skype 7.2 for Mac. Since Microsoft launched the redesigned client, they received feedback about issues in readability of the chat window. And now they have adjusted color contrast in chat to make it easier to read. They have also fixed several top crash issues to make the app more stable. The full list of features and […] Read more at Microsoft…

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Elite: Dangerous is a forthcoming Windows and OSX space adventure, trading, and combat simulator that will be the fourth instalment in the Elite video game series. In the game players pilot a spaceship, exploring a realistic 1:1 scale open world galaxy based on the real Milky Way, and the gameplay is open-ended. The game will be the first in the…

microsoft-news Star Wars Commander Windows Store

Star Wars: Commander is an action-packed, combat strategy game in which you can challenge players across the Star Wars universe. This game was updated in Windows Store with new content and improved performance. Find the full change log below. Change log: Check out these new features: • Chapter 10 now available! Entice Senator Johhar Kessen to […] Read more at Microsoft…

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Microsoft today revealed its new TV advertisement where the company shows off some of the popular Windows and Windows Phone apps that are available in the Windows Store. The commercial also focuses on Windows’ multi-tasking feature. Make sure to take a look at the ad: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mf9OufkzV8Y The marketing team over at Microsoft has recently produced some brilliant advertisements. The latest…

microsoft-news Halo Channel

Along with the Halo: The Master Chief Collection, Microsoft released the new Halo Channel experience on Xbox One. It is an interactive, entertaining and informative place for gamers to the Halo universe – extending and enriching the stories, characters and community that comprise the Halo Nation. The Halo Channel app on takes full advantage of […] Read more at Microsoft…

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The latest betas of messaging app WhatsApp has been coming fast and furiously, with the latest update today bringing some new features. The latest version will now bring the blue tick marks to the chats list, allowing you to monitor conversations without actually going into the chat. Similarly from the same window users will now be able to see when…

microsoft-news Boom Ball Kinect

Indie studio Virtual Air Guitar Company has released their new motion game Boom Ball for Kinect via Microsoft’s ID@Xbox program for Xbox One. Boom Ball for Kinect is a lighthearted full-body ball game targeted at the family audience. It combines classic arcade ball-bouncing and brick-smashing action with intuitive Kinect control. What makes Boom Ball for […] Read more at Microsoft…

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