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Lumia 520 Leads The Windows Phone Store In Downloads

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

Ballmer Says Microsoft Now a "Devices and Services Company"

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

Ballmer Says Microsoft Now a “Devices and Services Company”

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

Are New Technologies Going To Make The Traditional PC A Niche?

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

Giving Feedback about Windows 8 to Microsoft

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

Xbox 360 and Kinect had a really really good week!

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

Steve Jobs was right (again) – Flash is dead

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

Windows 8: Trends

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

Windows 8: The conflict between UEFI and Linux

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

Social Media firm MashWork measure Windows 8 fever

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