Microsoft Unveils Windows 10: a Single OS Across Desktop, Mobile & Internet of Things

Microsoft Unveils Windows 10: a Single OS Across Desktop, Mobile & Internet of Things    

No, it’s not Windows 9 or WindowsOne. Microsoft’s latest Windows operating system is named as Windows 10. Yes, the Redmond giant has skipped a version number to name its next generation of Windows as Windows 10. At an event in San Francisco, California, Microsoft has unveiled its latest version of Windows OS. Windows 10 looks like an amalgamation of Windows […]

     
 
 

Students Get Office 365 ProPlus for Free, Access to Full Versions of Word, PowerPoint and OneNote Included

Students Get Office 365 ProPlus for Free, Access to Full Versions of Word, PowerPoint and OneNote Included

For millions out there, the Microsoft Office software suite represents an indispensable utility in their daily activities. But not everybody can afford to pay every year for these products, especially students. That’s why Microsoft said it will make a version of its Office 365 productivity software free for students and will also include a free terabyte of storage on the company’s […]

     
 
 

Microsoft is Ditching Nokia and Windows Phone Branding for Lumia and Windows

Microsoft is Ditching Nokia and Windows Phone Branding for Lumia and Windows

A lot of branding and rebranding is happening at Redmond. Just a couple of days after Microsoft brought back MSN branding in place of Bing mobile apps, the company looks all set to finally ditch the Nokia branding completely from all its smartphones and mobile devices. As per some internal marketing documents obtained by GeeksOnGadgets, this change will happen by […]

     
 
 

Nokia Lumia 830 with 10MP PureView Camera, 5-inch HD Display and Snapdragon 400 Announced for €330

Nokia Lumia 830 with 10MP PureView Camera, 5-inch HD Display and Snapdragon 400 Announced for €330    

Much like we were expecting, Microsoft has just announced the Nokia Lumia 830 at the ongoing IFA 2014 conference in Berlin. Terming it as an “affordable flagship”, Microsoft went greater heights comparing the new Lumia 830 to Samsung’s Galaxy S5 and Apple’s iPhone 5S, and claiming it’s better than both. Well, let’s see what’s in store for us in Lumia […]

     
 
 

Why is Windows Phone Not Winning?

Why is Windows Phone Not Winning?

Guest Article by Criselle Lobo. Humans are known to be resistant towards change. More often than not, we are so used to the operating system on our phones that we are reluctant to change to another one. Personally, I have been an avid iPhone user since the past 4 years. There have been times when I did get bored of […]

     
 
 

Microsoft Working on a Lumia “Selfie” Smartphone, Codenamed Superman

Microsoft Working on a Lumia “Selfie” Smartphone, Codenamed Superman

A few days ago, we reported that Microsoft was launched the cheapest Lumia smartphone yet, the Lumia 530. But it seems that more new handsets are being prepared in Microsoft’s secret labs. Well, not so secret, since the online environment has been abuzz today with rumors suggesting that Microsoft is planning to launch two new Windows Phone 8.1 devices in the near […]

     
 
 

Windows Phone 8.1 Update 1 Reportedly Brings Support for Folders, Interactive Cases, and More

Windows Phone 8.1 Update 1 Reportedly Brings Support for Folders, Interactive Cases, and More

Microsoft started seeding out Windows Phone 8.1 and Lumia Cyan updates earlier this month. But it appears the software giant has already finished working on the GDR1 — the upcoming update to Windows Phone 8.1 OS. Microsoft accidentally posted some of the features on its website, as well as provided detailed information to the OEMs. Here’s a rundown on the features […]

     
 
 

Microsoft Lumia 530: Cheapest Lumia Device with Just 512MB RAM and 4GB ROM

Microsoft Lumia 530: Cheapest Lumia Device with Just 512MB RAM and 4GB ROM

Microsoft has debuted today its first smartphone running Windows software since its takeover of Nokia’s phone business has completed in late April. The new Lumia 530 smartphone is a low cost Windows Phone 8.1 device, and actually the cheapest one so far from the Lumia line of smartphones. This new device will primarily be aimed at developing markets to challenge cheap Android smartphones. […]

     
 
 

Microsoft Kills Android Based Nokia X Series

Microsoft Kills Android Based Nokia X Series

It’s official. Just few months after finalizing the acquisition deal, Microsoft is killing the Nokia’s over-optimistic Android smartphone series, the Nokia X. Going forward, Microsoft plans on shifting “select” Nokia X products to become Lumia devices running Windows. Satya Nadella, the CEO of Microsoft, announced a change in direction that will bring the Nokia X line more in line with […]