Microsoft announces new wave of layoffs; 2,100 employees affected worldwide

Microsoft announces new wave of layoffs; 2,100 employees affected worldwide

Today, Microsoft has informed the media that another wave of layoffs is occurring within the corporation. According to reports, the company is laying off 2,100 employees from various teams around…

Xbox Music app for Windows Phone 8.1 gets its tenth update

Xbox Music app for Windows Phone 8.1 gets its tenth update

Can you believe that Windows Phone 8.1′s Xbox Music app has already received ten updates? It’s well known Microsoft has a renewed focus on timely updates, but the Xbox Music…

Windows Dev Center drops annual renewal fees; pay once to publish apps for life

Windows Dev Center drops annual renewal fees; pay once to publish apps for life

For a while, developers have fileted Microsoft for the high fees associated with getting their apps into the Windows Phone Store and Windows Store (both of which used to require…

Microsoft to introduce cheaper Windows Phone devices in India

Microsoft to introduce cheaper Windows Phone devices in India

Following the introduction of affordable Android One devices in India, Microsoft seems to be taking competition quite seriously as the firm is all set to launch low-budget Windows Phone devices…

Microsoft invites media to see ‘what’s next for Windows’ on September 30th

Microsoft invites media to see ‘what’s next for Windows’ on September 30th

The next Windows is fast approaching, and two weeks from today we’ll get our first official look at what Microsoft’s got cooking. Today Microsoft sent invitations to the media, inviting…

Can the Nokia Lumia 830 really be considered a flagship?

Can the Nokia Lumia 830 really be considered a flagship?

Well, it looks like a flagship It really does. A doppelganger of the Lumia 930 released earlier this year, the Lumia 830 looks the part of a modern flagship in 2014 with its…

Leaked Windows 9 videos show off Start menu, multi-desktop switching

Leaked Windows 9 videos show off Start menu, multi-desktop switching

Windows 9 is expected to be revealed in an early Public Preview form later this month, but we’re already seeing some new features surface ahead of Microsoft’s preferred schedule. German…

Appy Weather: Forecasting with personality (Hands-on Video)

Appy Weather: Forecasting with personality (Hands-on Video)

When it comes to weather apps, there’s always a bevy of options available to download in the Store that feature everything from animated rain drops splashing onto your screen to…

OneDrive gets a round of new features including support for uploading 10GB files

OneDrive gets a round of new features including support for uploading 10GB files

The best thing about OneDrive is the amount of effort Microsoft has put into the cloud storage service over the years, and this week the team has some new features…

Microsoft may stop using Nokia and Windows Phone brands this holiday season

Microsoft may stop using Nokia and Windows Phone brands this holiday season

Ever since Microsoft acquired the phone hardware business from Nokia, we’ve known the time was dwindling for the Finns’ good name to continue being plastered onto new devices. Now we know when…


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