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The response of Xbox chief Phil Spencer to a short thread over on Twitter includes confirmation that Microsoft is bringing mouse and keyboard support to its Xbox One console. Read more...

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While Windows 10 is expected to bring a number of features with it, some features, like support for syncing app installs and Start menu/screen layouts will be discontinued with its launch. Read more...

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Microsoft has released Send, an app that was previously called 'Flow', which is a lightweight email service that acts a lot like a messaging platform, but is only available to iOS users, for now. Read more...

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Microsoft released its earnings and the company reported a loss because of the write-down of the Nokia assets. Their quarter was not as strong as the previous year even excluding the write down. Read more...

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New "concept Android software with a fresh take on the Sony user experience" is in development, and you can sign up now for a preview - as long as you meet some very specific criteria. Read more...

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Revenge porn is when a person shares, without your permission, intimate photos on the web and if these images are on a Microsoft service, the company is making it easier to have them removed. Read more...

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Today on offer via Neowin Deals, you can 'Pay what you want' on a Web Hacker Bundle which includes seven courses; save hundreds of dollars with this time-limited deal. Read more...

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Rovio has explicitly stated that Angry Birds 2 "will not be released for Windows Phones" - but the company's 'Mighty Eagle' has hinted at the possibility that that could change in the future. Read more...

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Microsoft has published the minimum hardware requirements for phones being built for Windows 10 Mobile. These can give us a sense of what the company's planning and its hopes for the OS. Read more...

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Apple's Q3 earnings this year showed incredible growth, with iPhone sales still going strong, $11 billion in profits and the company's cash reserve hitting, for the first time ever, $200 billion. Read more...

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The first images of the OnePlus Two have finally leaked online and besides showing off the design of the phone, they also confirm some of its features - and raise new questions about its camera. Read more...

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Satya Nadella acknowledged today that flagship phones are a segment in which "we don't today have good devices", and hinted at questions MS needs to answer to help streamline its low-end phone range. Read more...

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Upgrading your next AT&T phone is about to get a little more expensive, and NEXT customers are the ones that will get hit the hardest once the changes take hold. Read more...

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Following the departure of Stephen Elop as head of Devices, Vice President of the Surface line, Panos Panay, is poised to take over the engineering efforts for all of Microsoft's premium hardware. Read more...

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Earlier this week, Nokia sent out invites for a mystery event scheduled for the 28th of July and now sources have revealed that it could be the launch of a VR headset from the company. Read more...

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Head of the Insider Program, Gabriel Aul, has announced that Microsoft is pushing out yet another hotfix (KB3074674) for all insiders using Windows 10 Build 10240. Read more...

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Only a handful of PCs will be available with Windows 10 pre-installed on the OS' launch day - but Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella said today that 'over 2,000 distinct devices' are currently in testing. Read more...

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Microsoft has released its fourth quarter earnings for the end of its fiscal year (June 30th) and the company took a 2.1 billion dollar loss because of the Nokia asset write-down. Read more...

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Online task automation service, IFTTT, has announced that users will now be able to create recipes that integrate with various Office 365 channels such as OneDrive, Mail, Calendar and Contacts. Read more...

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Microsoft kicked off its '10 reasons to upgrade' series on Sunday and today's video focuses on all the features its new browser, Edge, brings to the table, such as inking and Cortana integration Read more...

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After already being allowed to save documents in Dropbox, a new plug-in by Google allows you to save and sync Microsoft Office files using the company's cloud service. Read more...

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Next week, Microsoft will be releasing Windows 10 and with it comes the new Edge browser, and ahead of its official launch, the company is updating its F12 tools to assist web developers. Read more...

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Acer won't be among the manufacturers selling new Windows 10 PCs when the OS launches on July 29 - instead, it will open pre-orders on launch day, with shipments beginning next month. Read more...

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After lengthy negotiations and numerous bids, a recent report claims that Nokia is about sign off on a $2.71 billion deal to transfer the ownership of its mapping service to the three automakers. Read more...

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A few months ago, employees at Microsoft created a sticker that quickly went viral; the image was of a cat riding on a unicorn waving the Microsoft flag, and now the team is back with more ninja cats. Read more...

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