The Surface Pro 3 is an amazing tablet. By some accounts, the best available. And unless something drastically revolutionary happens, it will probably remain the best solution for this year. Sure there are less expensive computers available, but if you can afford a Surface Pro 3, you deserve it. But what if you cannot...

Not many would have imagined that the original Surface Pro would be coming back into the spotlight after the release of the second generation slates, but here we are. Redmond has just launched a new contest for the Surface Pro. This is open for everyone that purchased a Surface Pro tablet, and have to Windows...

What is a launch without an accompanying contest for fans and users? Windows 8.1 brings the whole enchilada, and it includes a brand new contest with some nifty prizes. Before we get to the contest bit, it is worth noting that Redmond has also made the new Windows Store gift cards official. Retailers like Amazon have...

One contest a day is usually enough for fulfillment, but Microsoft has also kicked off a brand new contest for its search engine users. And it goes without saying that Redmond loves its Bing users something special. Microsoft recently launched a Skype for Outlook.com contest, and now the technology titan is back with...

Another fine new day, and another fine new Microsoft contest! This time, the recently expanded Skype for Outlook.com gets a look (pun fully intended, with apologies). As we reported earlier today, Redmond launched the Skype for Outlook.com integration for users in North America, thereby allowing users of its highly...

Most of you may have already heard by now that Windows XP will no longer receive update and security patches come April 8, 2014, as this is the date Microsoft has decided it will end supporting the OS. The software titan is now recommending the Windows XP user base to upgrade to either Windows 7, or preferably Windows...

Oh boy, contests, contests. Microsoft has been in a bit of a giving mood lately after announcing several promotions, gifts and giveaways for its products and services. Add another one to the list, this time for the Windows Phone Store. App development is the lifeblood of a platform, more so for a mobile platform. An...