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Best smartphones to look forward to in 2014

Best smartphones to look forward to in 2014

By 8 hours ago

With the pace of smartphone evolution moving so fast, there's always something waiting in the wings. No sooner have you spied the latest handset, then there's anticipation of something else, the next big thing. We've rounded up the best smartphones for... >>

Nokia Lumia 530 review
3.5 out of 5

Nokia Lumia 530 review

By 10 hours ago

The Nokia Lumia 530 is the latest Windows Phone device tasked with blazing a path into your pocket without costing a bomb. Its goal, quite simply, is to bring the advantages of modern devices to more people.  It replaces the earlier Lumia 520, a model... >>

Microsoft Office 16 goes dark, if these leaked screengrabs are anything to go by

Microsoft Office 16 goes dark, if these leaked screengrabs are anything to go by

By 18 September 2014

Microsoft has been working on the next version of Office for Windows, codenamed Office 16, and newly-leaked screenshots of the software reveal the company is planning to go darker in terms of design colours. According to The Verge, Microsoft is privately... >>

PC owners to finally get Xbox One controller for Windows in November

PC owners to finally get Xbox One controller for Windows in November

By 17 September 2014

Microsoft has finally unveiled an Xbox One Controller for PC use after many months of requests from gamers who would rather play using their Windows machines than a next-generation console. The Xbox One Controller + Cable for Windows will be available... >>

Microsoft's new mobile keyboard works with Windows, iOS, and Android devices

Microsoft's new mobile keyboard works with Windows, iOS, and Android devices

By 16 September 2014

Microsoft has admitted that on-screen keyboards for mobile devices are inefficient and that device accessories such as physical keyboards are often limited to one platform. So, it has come up with a solution: Universal Mobile Keyboard. The company's new... >>

Microsoft OneNote app now out for Android Wear, uses 'OK Google' to record notes

Microsoft OneNote app now out for Android Wear, uses 'OK Google' to record notes

By 16 September 2014

Microsoft has a launched a version of OneNote for Android Wear devices and new functionality for the OneNote for iOS 8 app, but it hasn't yet announced a version of OneNote for Apple Watch. Starting today, anyone with an Android Wear-compatible smartwatch... >>

Microsoft to hold Windows event on 30 September, could unveil Windows 9 preview?

Microsoft to hold Windows event on 30 September, could unveil Windows 9 preview?

By 15 September 2014

Microsoft will show off the next version of Windows at a press event later this month. The Redmond-based company sent invites to the media on 15 September, announcing a Windows event scheduled for 30 September in San Franscico. The invites indicated Microsoft... >>

Here's what a Windows Phone looks like without Windows Phone branding

Here's what a Windows Phone looks like without Windows Phone branding

By 15 September 2014

Following rumours about Microsoft planning to soon kill the Nokia and Windows Phone brands, a new leak has emerged that shows a yet-to-be-announced device bearing a simple "Windows" logo and no other branding. UK-based My Go, which typically sells ultra-affordable... >>

Microsoft is buying Minecraft developer Mojang for $2.5 billion

Microsoft is buying Minecraft developer Mojang for $2.5 billion

By 15 September 2014

Microsoft and Mojang have come forward to confirm that Microsoft is acquiring Mojang and the Minecraft franchise for $2.5 billion. Mojang took to its official blog to confirm the news, but wants to set the Minecraft community at ease, saying it will be... >>

Windows 9 Threshold design possibly revealed in several screenshot leaks

Windows 9 Threshold design possibly revealed in several screenshot leaks

By 11 September 2014

Many reports have claimed to show off the next version of Windows in recent months, but a new leak might be the biggest one yet. Two German websites, called Computer Base and WinFuture, have published about 20 screenshots that reportedly show off a leaked... >>