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Facebook Breaks Up With Bing, No Longer Shows Results

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

Gestures Beta App For Lumia Devices Launched

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

LG Tab Book Duo Windows 8.1 Hybrid Is Now Official

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.

FCC Listing Reveals Five New Affordable Windows Phones

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

Lenovo Set To Overtake Samsung In Mobile Shipments

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

Microsoft Starts Accepting Bitcoins In Its Digital Stores

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

Fingerprint Sensors On Laptops Set For A Revolution

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

Minecraft: Pocket Edition Launches On Windows Phone

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

Windows 8.1 Gets Native Support For The MKV Format

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

Microsoft Offers BLU Win HD Windows Phone For $99

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