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Microsoft Initiates Windows 7 Upgrade Offensive

The time is now. Windows 7 still looms large for Microsoft, with the world’s most popular operating system pretty much the biggest, and only, hurdle for widespread adoption of Windows 10. Which, as a matter of fact,

Microsoft HoloLens Readiness Program Expands In Europe

We don’t know when the successor is coming, but as this expansion of the HoloLens Agency Readiness Program shows, Microsoft certainly seems to be pleased with performance of the original device. As the software giant revealed, the

Microsoft Hails Creators Update As The Best Version Of Windows 10

Ever. The timing of a post like this is interesting, what with the Fall Creators Update on the horizon, but Microsoft took time out to praise the current version of the operating system. The Windows 10 Creators

Partner Site Reveals Windows 8.1 Pricing For OEMs

Although the Windows 8.1 pricing scheme is not the biggest mystery in the world, things got rather interesting when Microsoft announced at BUILD 2014 that it was making the OS free for OEMs. Certain OEMs, mind you,

22 New Windows Phone Devices Launched This Year

Remember the names! Alcatel, BLU, Kazam, New Generation Mobile and ZTE are but a few of the companies that launched new Windows Phone devices this year. And Microsoft is highlighting these new addition to the Windows Phone

Windows Phone Partners List Expands, 9 New Companies Added

Microsoft have answered the question whether it can work with third-party partners after its acquisition of Nokia is complete, and answered in some style. Nine new companies are now ready to design and develop Windows Phones. Redmond

ZTE Gets Back In The Windows Phone Game, New Handsets Coming Soon

One of the feared fallouts of the Microsoft Nokia deal was how other Windows Phone manufacturers will respond to the acquisition. Considering the fact that the Lumia handsets already make up 90 percent of the overall market,

Microsoft Responds To HP, Says It Is Not Competing With Partners

Microsoft and hardware go a long while back now. The company has been in the PC peripherals business for quite some time now, and has created a line of successful products. But it was last year that

HP Now Sees Microsoft As An Outright Competitor

It’s never a fun feeling seeing old friends become new enemies. Now Microsoft and HP may not exactly be bitter rivals, not yet, but they sure are on the path of becoming frenemies. Redmond made its hardware

Windows Phone OEM Partners Still Evaluating The Nokia Deal

The bomb that Redmond dropped on late Monday saying that it plans to acquire Nokia’s smartphone hardware business has left the technology world in a state of wondering. Technology companies in general, and Microsoft hardware partners in