Bing is on the richly deserved position of the second most used online search engine in the United States and Europe with some 20% of the market, behind Google, of course. But Microsoft’s search solution took a bit of a hit recently, as social networking giant Facebook has opted to no longer show Bing search...

Hardly innovations, seeing as several mobile devices have had these features, but Microsoft has finally brought along the extra convenience of gestures to its Lumia range. The Gestures Beta app allows users of Lumia smartphones the ability to control certain functions on their devices, without having to touch the...

And it brings with it’s a lot of surprises. First off, the LG Tab Book Duo is a rather unexpected launch, in that the company has been rather silent when it comes to tablets in recent times. The Korean giant has not releasing anything of note since the G Pad family with its meddling hardware. This sleek and...

More Microsoft Windows Phone these days usually means more affordable Windows Phones, as the company continues its policy of launching budget handsets in emerging markets. And some five new low-end Lumia devices have just been spotted at the FCC. According to details the Redmond based technology giant is...

Things just keep on getting from bad to worse for Samsung. While LG is matching their every move in the consumer electronics segment, they are also losing their hold in the mobile arena. And now you can add tablets and laptops to the list too. Technically they still fall under the mobile domain, but tablets and...

Digital currencies still are a volatile preposition, but they are slowly gaining mainstream status. Microsoft has joined the party, and now accepts Bitcoins for its digital stores. Users in the US can now use this crypto currency to pay for games, apps and other content. The software titan rather silently added...

While fingerprint sensors on laptops were available long before the iPhone 5S popularized the concept, their adoption never really took off on these portable computers. Sure, many flagship smartphones now come with this functionality, allowing owners of the device to gain access to the device simply using a touch...

Boy that was quick! Microsoft has wasted no time in brining Minecraft: Pocket Edition on Windows Phone, after purchasing the franchise some three months back. This was always on the cards when Redmond completed the purchase in September for $2.5 billion, and the very next month a Windows Phone port appeared in a...

Well, if you’re doing it, better do it right, I always say. Microsoft has been slowly working on bringing native support for the MKV format to its operating systems. Out of the box support is promised in Windows 10. But now the company has released a new update for Xbox Video, which bundles compatibility for this...

Today only. Part of the 12 Days of Deals promotion. Limited supplies, most probably. But Microsoft is selling the BLU Win HD Windows Phone handset at a notably reduced price. This deal follows the Toshiba Encore Mini discount yesterday. Usually, this handset costs $179, unlocked, without contract, but it will be...