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Microsoft Store App Gets A Design Refresh

Long time due, too. Redmond has rolled out a design refresh for the Microsoft Store app, the desktop one at least, along with a few new features to go with it. First noted here, this new update to the Store app for Windows 10 users implements the depth element of the company’s new Fluent Design System,…

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Microsoft Posts $30.1 Billion In Q4 Revenue

It’s that time of the year again. That time when Microsoft reveals its quarterly results. And this time around, the company had some splendid numbers to post. Revenue increased 17% year-over-year, to end up at $30.085 billion in Q4, up from the $25.605 in the fourth quarter of last year. Broken down into the three Microsoft segments, Productivity and Business Processes…

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Apps Are Now Waving Goodbye To Windows 8.1

Time for Windows 8.1 users to jump ship? Don’t look now but there’s an exodus going on, one where developers are quietly abandoning one of the more popular operating systems on the planet. Windows 8.1, the fourth most used desktop OS, had a share of 4.95%. Enough to give it a user base of millions of users. Microsoft confirmed that this version…

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Microsoft To Launch An Android Phone?

One door closes, another one opens? An unlikeliest of rumors has been doing the rounds lately, claiming that Microsoft is gearing up to launch an Android phone. This talk came right around we got an official confirmation from Redmond that Surface Phone is no longer on the horizon. However, the source is an alleged Microsoft Store employee who revealed…

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Microsoft Will Not Launch A Surface Phone

It’s official, folks. Microsoft has finally confirmed that the highly anticipated Surface Phone will never become a reality, as the company now prefers focusing on entirely new form factors. This has been revealed by Panos Panay himself, in an interview with Wired. Long story short, Redmond will try to continue the trend that it started with the original…

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Windows 10 Leads PC Shipments Back To Growth

Ladies and gentlemen, we have the first PC sales growth in six years. And we can thank Windows 10 for that, as the operating system is said to have generated an upgrade cycle that helped lift the numbers. Data shows Windows 10, which gets refreshed twice a year, has helped PC sales reach the 62.1 million units mark during the…

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Is Microsoft Bringing Ads To Windows 10 Mail App?

Looks like ads are coming to Windows 10 big time! It seems that Microsoft is actually thinking about bringing ads to the Mail app, one of the most used applications in the operating system. As a matter of pure fact, Redmond has started testing this controversial Mail app update. As noted, Insiders are likely seeing advertisements in their…


Next Generation Microsoft OS Coming Along Well

We’ve not heard much in terms of official details, but Microsoft is supposed to be working on a next generation operating system, which apparently is shaping up nicely. This new OS will be focused on biometric security, according to some new details from partners. Synaptics and AMD are two of the biggest names working with Redmond on this new platform, and…

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Windows 10 Build 17713 Here With New Goodies

Tons of new goodies. Microsoft has released Windows 10 build 17713 to the Fast ring of its preview program, with this version packing in new features in abundance. Like most recent Redstone 5 builds have. Redmond detailed these new additions, and along with some welcome updates to the Microsoft Edge web browser, we have some updates for the…

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Surface Go Is A Go

It’s official. After a sustained barrage of rumors these past two months, Microsoft has officially unveiled Surface Go, the newest member of the Surface family. And it’s a budget tablet alright. This is the smallest, most affordable model in the Surface line. And as we learned in previous reports, it packs in some fairly powerful hardware under the hood. Power comes…