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Microsoft's Fresh Paint app lands for Windows Phone 8

Microsoft's Fresh Paint app lands for Windows Phone 8

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Microsoft has released its Fresh Paint app for Windows Phone 8. The app originally released for Windows 8 in 2012, bringing the ability to paint, create art or doodle on photos with a phone or tablet. It's a simple app - reminiscent of the simple graphics... >>

Halo: Spartan Assault now available for Windows Phone 8 and Windows 8

Halo: Spartan Assault now available for Windows Phone 8 and Windows 8

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Halo: Spartan Assault has officially arrived for Windows Phone 8 and Windows 8 in each platform's respective app store. Available now for £4.99, the game has been created specifically with touchscreen devices in mind. It has been released to coincide... >>

Microsoft suffers $900 million loss during quarter on Surface RT

Microsoft suffers $900 million loss during quarter on Surface RT

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Microsoft on Thursday h its fiscal Q4 2013 earnings, with some impressive results, but it more notably showed a massive $900 million loss during the quarter because of Surface RT "inventory adjustments". Read: Microsoft Surface RT tablet prices dramatically... >>

Microsoft Surface RT tablet prices dramatically dropped worldwide

Microsoft Surface RT tablet prices dramatically dropped worldwide

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Microsoft has slashed the price of its Surface RT tablet device in multiple stores around the globe. When it was launched in the UK at the end of last year, it cost £399, now you can pick one up for just £279 - a saving of over 33 per cent. That's for... >>

Pictures of Nokia Windows tablet show Lumia slate in action

Pictures of Nokia Windows tablet show Lumia slate in action

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Pictures of the long-rumoured Nokia Windows 8 tablet have appeared online. The images show the Lumia Tablet's design to be similar to that of Lumia smartphones, alongside a fairly predictable set of specifications. If rumours are to true, the tablet will... >>

Windows 8.1 preview: Installed, explored and tested

Windows 8.1 preview: Installed, explored and tested

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We were pretty harsh about Windows 8 until we reviewed it. The problem for us, was that the user interface was just too much of a departure. Reviews are different from opinion though, and using the OS on a desktop computer made us realise that, as an... >>

Amazon: Cloud Player for Windows 8.1 or Windows Phone would sit well in our strategy

Amazon: Cloud Player for Windows 8.1 or Windows Phone would sit well in our strategy

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With Amazon launching its AutoRip service in the UK and several other regions in Europe today, to add to its already established US version, there has been considerable focus on the company's Cloud Player. AutoRip MP3s and those bought on the retail site... >>

Windows 8.1 Preview build finicky for UK users to install, but here's a possible workaround

Windows 8.1 Preview build finicky for UK users to install, but here's a possible workaround

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With the preview release of Windows 8.1 now upon us, many intrepid UK enthusiasts who want to give it a try have found issues. Pocket-lint has received several tips from our readers, noting the Windows 8.1 preview build flat-out won't install because... >>

Microsoft shows us it can listen, but is the BUILD developer audience listening?

Microsoft shows us it can listen, but is the BUILD developer audience listening?

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Just a few weeks after Google’s I/O and Apple's WWDC conference in San Francisco’s Moscone Centre, Microsoft has taken to the stage to present to their developers. As soon as you walk into the huge warehouse style hall, which has been decked out... >>

Microsoft adds 3D printing native API to Windows 8.1

Microsoft adds 3D printing native API to Windows 8.1

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Microsoft has added support for 3D printing to its Windows 8.1 update in the form of a built-in API. That means developers will be able to include 3D printing support to their applications for the platform. Of course, users will have to own a 3D printer,... >>