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Microsoft sends invites for an upcoming event on the 30th of September

by Christine Kitsati Microsoft made an announcement today, regarding their San Francisco event, scheduled to take place on the 30th of September. That's why the company sent invitations with Joe Belfiore and Terry Myerson getting ready to talk to us about the future of Windows! Microsoft will have prepared a "Windows Technical Preview", of the new operating system just for the sake […] 15 September 2014 at 07:33 pm

Microsoft in China: If you voluntarily leave, you will get a small present ... a Lumia 630!

by Petros Kypraios Microsoft is already moving to the plan to eliminate 18,000 of its workers, making the biggest cut in its long history. The cut in the workforce of the company is expected to take place within the next year, but according to reports, Microsoft in China has begun to accelerate the procedure, causing the anger of […] 22 August 2014 at 07:12 pm

Microsoft starts rolling out new software update for Nokia X, XL & X+

by Dimitris Skiannis Microsoft has announced that it has started rolling out a new software update for its X-series smartphones – Nokia X, XL and X+. The update is now available over-the-air (OTA) and brings select new features, which were recently introduced as a part of Nokia X2. According to the company, the updated Nokia X smartphones will include […] 3 August 2014 at 07:36 pm

Microsoft kills Nokia X Android line-up

by dlife As expected, Microsoft has decided that it is time for Nokia X line-up to make way for the company’s primary Windows Phone business. In his big lay-off email today, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella wrote that the company plans to transfer select Nokia X device designs to Lumia team to become Windows phone devices. “We plan to shift select […] 18 July 2014 at 02:16 pm

Windows 9 (or otherwise Τhreshold). What new leaks say about the three different versions!

by Christine Kitsati Windows 9, which up to now are known with the codename "Threshold", will be released in accordance with all the information the next April, but new leaks on them reveal the different nature, depending on whether they will incorporate into "traditional" desktops and laptops, in proposals with touchscreen or devices (tablets or phones) with screen […] 17 July 2014 at 02:34 pm

An important security bug in Internet Explorer

by Christine Kitsati The American company warns its consumers of a major security bug in the web browser, which could allow hackers on the same network with the user to gain access and user rights to the computer. The problem affects almost all versions of Internet Explorer on Windows (from 6 to 11), while Microsoft notes that is […] 6 May 2014 at 06:24 pm

Microsoft’s Xbox One passes 5M units sold to retailers

by dlife Microsoft today announced that it has sold over 5 million Xbox One consoles to retailers around the globe, but sales of the system have still lagged behind rival Sony’s PlayStation 4. By comparison, Sony revealed on Wednesday that PS4 sales had topped 7 million in sales to consumers. March US sales estimates from NPD put the PS4 in first […] 18 April 2014 at 11:05 am

Windows 8.1 Update will be officialy available for our PC's on the 8th of April

by niki lyberis Microsoft announced today that its most awaited Windows 8.1 update will be available for all PC's after the 8th of April, worldwide! This update is dedicated to most of us who still use a mouse and a keyboard to interact with our computers. With this update we will be able to minimize an app simply […] 2 April 2014 at 11:54 pm
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DirectX12 announced. Will we be seeing it on Windows 7 after all?

by Stefanos Anagnostou Remember when we talked about DirectX 12 and that we would know more during GDC 2014? Well the time has come and Microsoft announced that DirectX 12 will be available in computers, smartphones and Xbox One without making you go and buy a new Graphics Card. But will this version be available on Windows 7? […] 24 March 2014 at 08:48 pm

DirectX 12 scheduled to be unveiled on the 20th of March!

by Stefanos Anagnostou According to an official announcement by Microsoft, soon we will be welcoming DirectX 12! Will it be exclusive to Windows 8? Will it be available soon? Will we be seeing it in Xbox One? All of these questions, and much more will be answered on the 20th of March, during this year's GDC were the […] 7 March 2014 at 03:20 pm