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While we are still not expecting any super high end devices until Windows 10, NokiaPowerUser reports that users who want to step up from their 4 inch handsets will indeed have something to look forward to early next year. According to AdDuplex: …the  Microsoft/Nokia RM-1062, RM-1063, RM-1064, RM-1065 is a new 5.7” phablet with a 720P display seen it in…

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Reid Downey, general manager of Microsoft’s New York District was on the TODAY show Friday as part of the program’s annual Holiday Toy and Gift Drive. Microsoft announced that they are donating $2 million in software to NBC-sponsored charities and other youth-serving non-profit organizations as part of YouthSpark initiative. In addition to free software, Microsoft Retail stores donated 200 […] Read more at Microsoft…

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Microsoft has been working to increase their support for Rich Messaging Services, which are carrier services designed to work over data channels and provide enhanced features for users, for example letting users make phone calls and send SMS messages from your PC as if you are sending it from your phone. MSFTPlace reports that under Lumia Denim  the latest version…

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Acer Iconia W4 Windows tablet is now on sale at Amazon India for just Rs.9999. W4 features vibrant, sharp 8-inch HD Display with IPS and Zero Air Gap technologies, powered by 4th Generation Intel Atom 1.8 GHz processor, Windows 8.1, Microsoft Office Home and Student 2013 pre-installed, will offer upto 10 hours for web browsing and […] Read more at Microsoft…

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Italian Windows Phone users have always had it good when it came to streaming TV apps, being the only region which has a proper Sky TV app for example, and they can now add another important media app. RTI has brought their second screen TV app, Mediaset Connect, to Windows Phone users in Italy. At present the app is limited…

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Microsoft recently announced number of new Power BI features including dashboards, new visualizations, support for popular software-as-a-service applications, a native iPad app and live “hybrid” connectivity to on-premise SQL Server Analysis Services tabular models. These features are now available on preview today for customers with a United States address. Microsoft will add new country support […] Read more at Microsoft…

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Snapchat, the popular photo messaging service was recently hacked. As a result of this, the company recently started permanently banning third-party app users. Of course, most of the Android and iOS users were not harmed, but Windows Phone users were particularly disadvantaged as there isn’t any official app for the service. However, there were some brilliant 3rd party Snapchat apps for Windows Phone…

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Carrier billing is a great feature, and is often the only way less advantages consumers can purchase digital items such as apps and music. Microsoft recently announced that they have agreements to bill digital goods to the phone bills or credit of Windows Phone users in 81 countries. Now we can add one more, as WindowsMania.pl reports that Orange Poland…

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Microsoft yesterday released a public preview of the “new” Azure AD Connect. It now includes integrated tool that includes all the advances of AAD Sync and the features from the beta release of Azure AD Connect into simple, fast & lightweight solution. Azure AD Connect has everything you need to connect your Windows Server AD(s) and Azure AD […] Read more at Microsoft…

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Mini Golf Club is a realistic mini golf simulator with outstanding gameplay. Game features: 100% FREE 50+ unique and tricky holes Special boosters and moving obstacles Realistic physics based gameplay Visually stunning graphics Lifelike sound effects    Combining beautiful graphics, realistic physics and easy-to-use controls, Mini Golf Club is challenging yet fun sport game for all ages. Your goal is…

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Since its launch, Halo: The Master Chief Collection faced matchmaking issues and other bugs impacting players’ experience.  The developers have been working around the clock deploying weekly content updates and numerous server-side adjustments that have shown good results. Next week that are planning to release a content update that will add all 10 episodes of the […] Read more at Microsoft…

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Back in 2010, Microsoft settled with VirnetX for about $200 million for patent violation related to patents. Back in 2013, VirnetX again sued Microsoft for Skype related technologies. Today, both the companies announced that they have settled the patent case and Microsoft will be paying $23 million to VirnetX. ZEPHYR COVE, Nev. and REDMOND, Wash., Dec. […] Read more at Microsoft…

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The movie maker app Video Memories received a major update to version 3.0 with many long-awaited features: ~40 artistic transition effects such as Swirl, Cube, Page curl, Pixelate, Wave, Kaleidoscope, Ripple, and many more. These GPU-powered image effects were applied on Windows Phone to produce high quality photo transition, which distinguish Video Memories from other similar apps on the WP…

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Evernote today rolled out their new Context feature to Android and Windows Phone users. With context, as you write or research in Evernote, pieces of information related to the topic you’re working on start flowing in at the bottom of your note. The information comes from sources including your own past notes, notes shared by a coworker, and articles from…

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Tech Support scams are not new and these scam artists act like an so-called “technician” to gain access to a person’s computer. They make money on cleaning non-existent computer viruses and infections  on consumer PCs. Also, they steal personal and financial information or even installing new malicious software. Microsoft today revealed that they received over 65,000 […] Read more at Microsoft…

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Iconic cartoon Family Guy is ready to invade your Windows Phone. After another epic battle with the giant chicken, Peter Griffin has accidentally destroyed Quahog! Your mission is to go on a variety of quests and search for Stuff all over Quahog. The game features: Create a living Quahog that fits enjoyably in your pants Unlock hilarious outfits for your…

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Along with Bing Amber alerts integration, Microsoft also announced improvements to their local search experience on mobile that will make it easier to search, learn and take actions on your favorite restaurants on your mobile device. When you first search for a broad query like Bars in Capitol Hill Seattle, you will see an easy […] Read more at Microsoft…

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Does anyone remember the extras+info “bug” that struck a while ago mocking WP users (and those poor guys who bought the Icon)? For those who can’t remember, here’s a brief rundown. After an update to the extras+info app, the app would read Lumia Denim for Lumias users who were on Windows Phone 8.1.1 and had opted out of the dev…

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SNIPP3T, a Microsoft Garage project, is a Celebrity News app that puts you in the center of the celebrity scene by gathering the latest celebrity news from all over the web. You can check out the hottest news of the day or subscribe to your favorite celebrity with one click, and the latest stories about […] Read more at Microsoft…

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The HTC One M8 for Windows will never get Lumia Denim, but Verizon M8 owners need not feel left out, as there is in fact an update available today for you also. Verizon has just posted an update for the handset which takes it to version 2061.30.21705.605. The update does not get many new features, but does bring official support…