The highly popular Lumia 520 is not only the champion in sales charts and market share graphs, but the budget handset also leads the Windows Phone Store in term of app downloads. In fact, over a quarter of all downloads were recorded on this smartphone. That’s amazing and troubling at the same time — if such is a...

During Microsoft’s recent Annual Shareholders Meeting, Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer told shareholders that Microsoft was now a “devices and services company” and made a few predictions for 2013. Ballmer said the five big trends of 2013 would be natural user interfaces, machine learning and big data, unlocking application...

During Microsoft’s recent Annual Shareholders Meeting, Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer told shareholders that Microsoft was now a “devices and services company” and made a few predictions for 2013. Ballmer said the five big trends of 2013 would be natural user interfaces, machine learning and big data, unlocking application...

There is plenty of debate and opinions surrounding the long-term viability of the tablet computer. Many argue that they are bulkier than smartphones yet have very few different capabilities and aren’t nearly as robust as laptops. Many of the arguments against the viability and long-term sustainability of the platform...

Microsoft has really changed a lot in the last few years. There was a time when Microsoft was much more protective over allowing consumers to get early glimpses of its products. When Vista rolled around for commercial release, it just wasn’t well received. A combination of Vista’s low popularity and the rise of Apple...

Yikes, this is bananas! The Xbox 360 just closed the biggest sales week in it’s history selling more than 960,000 consoles in the U.S. during the week of Black Friday. Sales highlights in the U.S. include: Xbox 360 sold more than 960,000 consoles in the U.S. alone, with more than 800,000 sold within a period of 24...

Never bet against Steve Jobs. Flash is dead – Long live HTML5! In an official announcement, Adobe’s official announcement, Danny Winokur, Adobe’s VP and general manager of interactive development, wrote: “HTML5 is now universally supported on major mobile devices, in some cases exclusively. This makes HTML5 the best...

Windows 8 has incorporated cloud computing and improved accessibility through mobile devices. Up until a few years ago, Microsoft’s efforts were solely targeted towards desktops and laptops; however due to emergence of new technology and changing consumer needs, Microsoft has revamped their Windows 8 strategy. In this...

What is UEFI? Unified Extensible Firmware Interface (UEFI) is a technology used in Windows 8 that requires any program to present a certified key to be allowed to execute while the operating system is booting. Any computer that comes pre-installed with Windows 8 will have secure boot enabled. The execution of malware...

Obviously, the world has been abuzz about Windows 8 over the past month or so. Social media firm MashWork created an infographic based on what people were saying about Windows 8 after it was revealed earlier this year. MashWork collated 65,968 messages shared on Twitter between June 15 and September 22 and around 42%...