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Windows Phone 8.1 is now available to download

Windows Phone owners have been stuck without a major OS update for some time now but thankfully, Microsoft has finally released the Windows Phone 8.1 developer preview bringing some big features such as Cortana, the digital assistant as well as a new notification centre and skinned tiles for the start …

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Age of Empires is going mobile

Age of Empires, the history based RTS game is now coming to mobile devices, the last main instalment to the series was Age of Empires III which came out in 2005. An online focused game came out in 2011 but failed to take off and as a result, it will …

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iOS 8 could feature a revamped Siri

The dates for this year’s WWDC were just announced and we’ve already got an idea of what we could expect to see at the event. Apple recently acquired Novauris, a research firm previously owned by Dragon Systems, which is well known for for its voice dictation technology. Apple did comment on …

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Microsoft to drop Windows license fees for select devices

Microsoft Corp. announced at the Build 2014 conference on Wednesday that it would waive licensing fees for special versions of Windows operating systems for select devices. Microsoft wants to enable partners to offer lower-cost systems in the highly competitive smartphone, tablet and PC categories. Microsoft Windows will be available for …

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Microsoft unwraps DirectX 12 for PCs, tablets, smartphones and Xbox

Microsoft Corp. on Thursday unveiled DirectX 12, the latest incarnation of one of the world’s most popular application programming interfaces. The new API can not only greatly improve rendering performance, but to also bring top-notch quality graphics to all Microsoft platforms, including personal computers, tablets/smartphones and even Xbox One. One …

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Dual-booting Windows Phone and Android handsets to come this year

Karbonn Mobiles, an Indian mobile phone manufacturer is set to release dual OS phones at some point this year,  these devices will run both Windows Phone and Android with Microsoft’s blessing according to Company Chairman, Sudhir Hasija, who told The Times of India that “Microsoft has eased the regulations and …

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Microsoft announces new Windows Phone hardware partners

Microsoft has made a fair few announcements at the Mobile World Congress over the weekend, one of the biggest ones being the company’s new Windows Phone hardware partners. Microsoft has now welcomed LG, Lenovo and ZTE in to the fold along with a few Indian companies such as Xolo, Karbonn and Lava. …

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