Xbox Music preparing to launch on Android

Microsoft once had one use for the Xbox brand, but with Windows 8 and the new “one Microsoft” idea, the company has started using the Xbox brand for all entertainment services, including Xbox Music, Xbox Video, Xbox SmartGlass and Xbox Live. Xbox Music was released on Windows platforms and members could use the service for

Next Surface RT tablet will have Qualcomm mobile chip

Microsoft will not be giving up on Windows RT straight away it seems, despite expectations not being met, with new rumours fleshing out about the next Surface RT range. According to new reports, some tablets will come with Qualcomm chips instead of NVIDIA, although the company will continue to use NVIDIA Tegra chips in some

Nokia Hosting ‘Zoom Reinvented’ Event on July 11

Nokia may be preparing to reveal something new and snappy at ‘Zoom Reinvented’ on July 11th. Press invites for the event have just been sent out with a simple banner containing the text ‘Zoom. Reinvented,’ and ‘See more from Nokia- 11am, July 11th, New York City.’ As the name suggests, it sounds like the event

Acer Iconia W3 8-inch Windows tablet now up for pre-order

The Acer Iconia W3, touted as the world’s first 8-inch Windows tablet, is now available for pre-order from various online retailers. You can purchase the 32GB model of the tablet from Office Depot for $350, or for the slightly higher price of $380 from Staples. A 64 GB model, meanwhile, is available at [easyazon-link asin=”B00CM1BN5Q”

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Microsoft aiming for 25 million Surface sales in 2014

  Microsoft flopped with the Surface RT and the Surface Pro may have been an admirable if somewhat unsuccessful attempt at a revamp, but that has not stopped the optimism at Redmond. The company believes they are still in the running to become one of the biggest tablet distributors by 2014, hopefully selling 25 million

Acer’s 8.1 inch Windows 8 Tablet Iconia W3 Is Now Official

Early this month there was already a rumor that Acer was working on an 8.1 inch Windows 8 tablet. This was further strengthened when the device briefly appeared over at Amazon but was immediately taken down. It then resurfaced a few days later after Denis Kutnikov, general director of Acer’s Russian office, said that it

Apple Will Not Allow Windows 8 Devices To Get iTunes Says Microsoft

Apple will not allow Windows 8 devices to get iTunes says a Microsoft executive in his interview with CNN Money. According to CNET, the Windows 8 operating system has no trouble running various iTunes apps. But Microsoft told their customers not to expect any iTunes app anytime soon because Apple will unlikely permit it. Well,

Windows 8.1 Build 9385 Images Leaked

The Windows 8.1 Build 9385 was recently sent to developers for testing. The new much awaited build is nearing its launch and is currently being tested by Microsoft experts. Recently, some snapshots of the display of the new build have been leaked out. Unfortunately, those who are waiting eagerly for the new build should get

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Xbox 720 to come with Windows 8

The next Xbox reveal date has officially been announced by Microsoft, on May 21. Redmond is preparing a list of special features showing the next generation gaming console, followed by a full rundown of games at E3. A new rumour has emerged concerning the platform the Xbox will run on, according to a report by WindowsITPro, the

Global PC Shipments Sales Decline Steepest Ever

The personal computer market is in a crisis as sales have declined steeply for the first quarter of this year. International Data Corp says that for the first three months of this year sales have declined by as much as 14 percent. This data includes desktop and laptop sales and is the worst decline ever