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Red Dead Redemption’s Appearance on Xbox One Was a Mistake: Microsoft

Red Dead Redemption, the open-world western video game, had become available as a backwards compatible title for the Xbox One over the weekend despite no official announcement. It seems that was an error on Microsoft’s part, and the company clarified that in a statement on Monday. “Microsoft tests all Xbox 360 games with our emulator to ensure a quality experience ... Read More »

Red Dead Redemption’s Appearance on Xbox One Was a Mistake: Microsoft

Red Dead Redemption, the open-world western video game, had become available as a backwards compatible title for the Xbox One over the weekend despite no official announcement. It seems that was an error on Microsoft’s part, and the company clarified that in a statement on Monday. “Microsoft tests all Xbox 360 games with our emulator to ensure a quality experience ... Read More »

Microsoft Lumia 650 With 5-Inch Display, Windows 10 Mobile Launched

Microsoft on Monday unveiled its latest Windows 10 Mobile device, the Lumia 650. Priced at a suggested retail price of $199 (approximately Rs. 13,500) before local taxes and subsidies, the smartphone will go on sale in select European markets starting Thursday. At the time of writing, the Microsoft Lumia 650 was also listed on the company’s India website in a ... Read More »

Microsoft Lays Off ‘Dozens’ as It Cuts Costs in Mobile Division: Report

Microsoft is reportedly laying off many of its employees related to its mobile division in multiple countries including Finland, in an attempt to cut costs. The report comes courtesy Finnish publication Helsigin Sanomat, which says that dozens of employees have been let go from the company. The report claims that the company is handing out pink slips to employees in ... Read More »

Microsoft Says 74 Android OEMs Now Pre-Installing Its Apps; Acer Joins List

Microsoft’s Windows Phone may have lost the battle to Android in capturing substantial market share, but it doesn’t mean that there won’t be footprints of the company’s services and apps on your Android device. The Redmond, Washington-based company has announced that it now has 74 Android hardware partners in 25 countries, with Acer now joining that list. These OEMs either ... Read More »

Microsoft Skype Teams Up With Paul McCartney for Love Mojis

Sir Paul McCartney, a musician who gained fame as one of the members of popular music band The Beatles, has helped Microsoft with the audio for the 10 new love-inspired ‘Mojis’. The new Valentine’s Day Mojis come as a part of the Skype app update that’s avaialble for Windows, OS X, Android, and iOS. Some of the Mojis included in ... Read More »

Microsoft Launches Windows 10 Update History Portal to Highlight Changes

Microsoft on Tuesday released a new update (build number 10586.104) for Windows 10 to fix a number of bug fixes including security vulnerabilities in its Edge Web browser. The Redmond-based company also launched a dedicated portal on which it now showcases all the features and changes it seeds with the new Windows 10 update. Since the release of Windows 10 ... Read More »

Microsoft Acquires Groove Music App for iOS From Zikera

Microsoft has acquired the Groove music app for iOS from Canadian startup Zikera. The Groove app creators confirmed the acquisition stating that, “We are thrilled to announce that Groove has been acquired by Microsoft!” Zikera in its Medium post on Wednesday added that the Groove app is no longer available to download but those who have already downloaded the app ... Read More »

This Robot Keyboard Will Catapult Microsoft Into the AI Era

The humble keyboard hasn’t changed much since it was first invented. Even the jump from physical keyboards to the digital ones you use on your smartphone still look virtually identical – save for the new emoji keys we’ve grown accustomed to punching into a text message or tweet. But for years now, scientists have been trying to crack the code ... Read More »