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Samsung Windows Phone Deal
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Samsung Believes Nokia Takeover Violated Deal With Microsoft

Samsung has been acting up recently, with the refusal from the South Korean technology giant to pay royalties to Microsoft. And some new information has…

Microsoft Loves Linux
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Microsoft Loves Linux, Says Satya Nadella

New Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella is an interesting character. All his public appearances are remarkably well conducted, almost all of them. And noteworthy comments are…

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Win $500 – tell us what your vision for Windows 9 is

Here’s a chance to win $500 – tell us what your vision for Windows 9 is. So we are now fully focused on Windows 9 thanks…

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Google Responds To Microsoft’s New Scroogled Clothing Line

Go back and take a look at the history of computing and you will find that it is filled with rivalries, large and small, in…

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Microsoft Hints At Making Skype Group Calling Completely Free

It is remarkable to imagine the wonders of strong and sustained competition. Nowhere else is this more evident than in computing, where scopes and scenarios,…

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Tim Cook Believes Microsoft Is Copying Apple’s Strategy

Microsoft’s new plan of turning itself into a devices and services firm is something that regularly makes headlines. Now Tim Cook, Apple’s CEO, has something…

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Microsoft Rips Into Google For Blocking Its YouTube App

As long as there are no consumer causalities, a bit of a skirmish between technology titans is good entertainment. Microsoft and Google, however, are on…

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Tough Price Competition In 7-Inch Tablet Market Could Damage Profits

There is a war coming. A wide array of tablet sporting 7 or 8 inch displays is set to crowd the market in the summer,…

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Friday Giveaway – 5 licenses of Handy Backup Home Standard

So the makers of Handy Backup software have reached out to our readers to offer us some reasons to check out their software. So…

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Buy a Surface Pro and get entered to win a Dell 27 inch monitor and a Plugable docking station

Microsoft are finally releasing their new Tablet/NoteBook – the Microsoft Surface Pro and it looks like it’s going to be a winner. This beautiful device comes…

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Why I Believe We’ll See a Windows 8 Smartphone in 2013

First things first, the rendition of the Windows 8 Smartphone above is not an actual Microsoft product.  It comes from the fertile imagination of Jonas…

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Why I Believe We’ll See a Windows 8 Smartphone in 2013

First things first, the rendition of the Windows 8 Smartphone above is not an actual Microsoft product.  It comes from the fertile imagination of Jonas…

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Goldman Sachs Says Apple Dominance Makes Tough Sell for Microsoft

As reported by CNET, a new study by Goldman Sachs titled, “Clash of the titans,” paints Apple as dominant in the smartphone-tablet arena, with Microsoft…

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Google Apps No Longer Free, Good for Office 365?

Google has just announced that new users of Google Docs will now have to pay for the previously-free service.  The minimum tier will now cost…

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Why is Microsoft Competing with its Hardware Partners?

I just read a great article in Computerworld by Mike Elgan about Microsoft doing what was once unthinkable – competing with its partners. In…

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Is Microsoft’s Surface Still a "Strategic Mistake"?

Earlier in the year, several in the computer industry labeled the newly-announced Surface as a strategic mistake by Microsoft. One prominent critic, Michael Saylor – founder…

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Microsoft Surface Competition: How do they compare?

The Microsoft Surface may have not been out very long but the 10-inch competition is already dramatically changing. No longer does the Surface has to…

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Winners of the Uniblue Powersuite 2013 competition announced

OK I should have gotten to this earlier but there’s been a lot of stuff going on. A couple of weeks ago, Uniblue gave me

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Qualcomm want to give you money for Windows 8 development

If you are willing to build creative and innovative Windows 8 apps, Qualcomm is willing to give you money. In a new contest on their developer…

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Competition – Tell us why you’re excited about Windows 8 and win a Samsung Series 7 Slate!

So there’s obviously been a lot of discussion on the web about Windows 8. We’ve heard that a lot of people love what they have…