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As the battle of ecosystems intensify, we can no longer use a company's phone OS without knowing about the rest of its services. Microsoft-News.com aims to bring news of Microsoft's latest moves to remain relevant in the Post-PC world.

VLC Player For Windows Store App Will Be Released Soon

VLC team member today updated about their progress in Windows Store app development. First of all, they have now redesigned the app to be a universal Windows app. They are planning to drop the support for Windows 8 users, they need to upgrade to Windows 8.1 to continue receiving updates. They are designing the app that adapts itself depending on the device you’re using, while keeping the same user experience. Instead of fixing bugs in the existing codebase, they rebuilt it…..

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Runtastic Releases PushUps PRO, SitUps PRO And Squats PRO App In Windows Store

Runtastic has released their PushUps PRO, SitUps PRO And Squats PRO app in Windows Store for Windows 8/RT devices. PushUps Pro: Your personal push-up trainer that helps you reach your exercise and strength training goals with an efficient, easy-to-follow plan. Think it can’t be that easy? Let Runtastic show you otherwise! With the Runtastic Push-Ups PRO App, you can achieve your fitness goals with the guidance of trained professionals……

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Watch It Now: Xbox One Accolades Games Montage Video

Microsoft today highlighted the amazing line up of games coming to Xbox One platform this holiday season. Totally nine exclusive blockbuster games coming to Xbox One in addition to other DLC on first on Xbox titles. In fact, Xbox One’s 2014 exclusive games lineup got more than 60 nominations and 25 award wins to date, including seven nominations for the prestigious Game Critics Best of E3 2014 Awards, leading the industry for 2014 games…….

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Microsoft Will Oppose The U.S. Government At Federal Court Tomorrow Regarding Access To Customer Emails

Microsoft is staying committed to a promise made by their chief counsel Brad Smith a few months ago. Smith said the company would fight legal demands from U.S. authorities to turn over data stored in Microsoft computing hubs outside the country. The promise was made after former NSA contractor Edward Snowden leaked documents that claimed Microsoft,….

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Microsoft Announces John W. Stanton, Wireless Industry Pioneer As Their New Board Member

Microsoft today announced that John W. Stanton, wireless industry pioneer and chairman of Trilogy Equity Partners has been appointed to the company’s board of directors, increasing the board’s size to 11 members. John W. Thompson, Microsoft chairman said that “John brings extraordinary experience in the mobile communications industry and deep business acumen, and we are delighted that he is joining Microsoft’s board of directors…..

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Microsoft Might Be Bringing Killer Instinct Classic 2 To Xbox One

Microsoft is planning to port the 1996 hit arcade game Killer Instinct 2 to Xbox One. This information was revealed when this game was submitted to Korea Game Rating Board. This game will be branded as Killer Instinct Classic 2 in Xbox Store. Microsoft has already brought 1994 game Killer Instinct to Xbox One. Killer Instinct for Xbox One:  The legendary fighting ……

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Microsoft Details Surface Pro 3 Display Technology Improvements

We reported few hours back that popular display research firm DisplayMate rated Surface Pro 3 display as one of the very best and most accurate displays available on any mobile platform and OS. They came to the conclusion by analyzing various lab measurements in the following categories: Screen Reflections, Brightness and Contrast, Colors and Intensities, Viewing Angles, LCD Spectra, Display Power. They called it “an excellent top…….

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Pinball FX2 Game For Xbox One Delayed, Gamers Will Be Able To Import The Tables They Purchased On Xbox 360

Zen Studios earlier this month announced that “Pinball FX2” game is coming for Xbox One on July 31, and it will be available for free. The game will feature all new graphics running at 60 frames per second and in stunning 1080p. There will be playable demos of each table so you can try before you buy. Today, they announced that game got delayed to next month…….

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Watch The New Story Trailer Of ‘Assassin’s Creed: Unity’ Directed By Rob Zombie And The Walking Dead Co-creator Terry Moore

At the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) in June, Ubisoft announced that the next installment of the Assassin’s Creed franchise, Assassin’s Creed Unity, will be released worldwide on October 28. Set in a once-magnificent Paris, Assassin’s Creed Unity plunges into the terror of the 1789 French Revolution and features the most dense and immersive Assassin’s Creed city ever created. It may be the grittiest, biggest, deadliest “Assassin’s Creed”…….

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Best Buy CEO: “The tablets boomed and now are crashing”

Back in 2010, Apple launched iPad tablet following which number of companies including Microsoft released various tablets in the market. Everyone expected tablet sales to exceed PC sales in 2014, but it never happened. Tablet sales growth is now at a decent 45% YoY which is not a bad thing, but for a new product which is gaining adoption around the world,…….

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HERE Maps For Nokia X Devices Updated With New Features And True Global Navigation

 Nokia today announced an update for HERE Maps for Nokia X devices with new usability improvements. Another key update is the support for global navigation which was earlier supplied only on premium Lumia devices. New improvements in this version, The first time app experience was improved. Instead of lots of wizards for performing various tasks…..

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DisplayMate: Surface Pro 3 Has One Of The Very Best And Most Accurate Displays Available On Any Mobile Platform And OS

We already know that Microsoft Surface Pro 3 has one of the best displays available on any consumer product. If you need any scientific proof for that, the new report from DisplayMate should be enough. In fact, based on their extensive lab tests and measurements, the Surface Pro 3 has one of the very best and most accurate displays available on any mobile platform and OS…..

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Sony Claims That EA’s All Access Subscription On Xbox One Does Not Offer ‘Good Value’

EA yesterday announced that have partnered with Microsoft to deliver EA Access, an all-new monthly (or annual) membership for gamers exclusively on Xbox One. With this subscription which starts at  $4.99 a month, users can access a collection of EA’s biggest games on Xbox One ready for you to download and play. During the beta, gamers will have unlimited access to four great EA games: FIFA 14, Madden NFL 25, Peggle 2 and Battlefield 4…..

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