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Windows Phone's gutting continues as Microsoft lays off hundreds of Nokia veterans

However, the deal never seemed to provide the much-needed fuel for Microsoft to catch market Apple and Google , who both lead the market with their iOS and Android devices. The extra dialogue " confirms the time of the scheduled upgrade and provides the customer an additional opportunity for cancelling or rescheduling the upgrade ", explained a Microsoft spokesperson. [Full Article...]

Microsoft accused of tricking users on Windows 10 upgrade

To avoid the upgrade, diehard resisters had to click a red "X" in the upper-right corner that closed the window. There's usually no opt-out button, instead you're only given the frustrating choice to "Upgrade now" or "Start download, upgrade later" - a tactic which saw many people unwittingly upgrade their old computer to the newest version of Windows . [Full Article...]

Microsoft exits consumer smartphone market

The restructure will cost approximately $950 million, with around $200 million expected to be dished out in the form of severance payments. It is no news that Microsoft's phone division is struggling, even after acquiring the famous Nokia two years back. [Full Article...]

Microsoft Accused Of Windows 10 Upgrade

Microsoft Accused Of Windows 10 Upgrade The rest of us now get the same complaints hotline Insiders have enjoyed for ages. Display size ranges are also increasing for Windows 10 Mobile and PCs. There are lots of legit reasons why people might want to stay on Windows 7 or 8, and they'd want to hold off on the upgrade. Microsoft Corp said on Wednesday it will trim down its smartphone business by cutting 1,850 jobs, majority in Finla... [Full Article...]

Microsoft retreats in smartphone battle, 1850 jobs could go

Microsoft retreats in smartphone battle, 1850 jobs could go Terry Myerson said that the company was planning on focusing on the phone efforts and declared that the company was only drawing a foot back but was not going to entirely back out. It's also possible that the company still plans to introduce a new range of small mobile devices in spring 2017, as previously announced . "This list includes a limited set of Windows Phone 8.1 devices and does not i... [Full Article...]

Microsoft bringing double-tap to wake feature to Windows 10 phones

Microsoft bringing double-tap to wake feature to Windows 10 phones Mimicking malware to get more users on Windows 10With the free Windows 10 upgrade offer ending on July the 29th, we want to help people upgrade to the best version of Windows. All updates can be downloaded automatically through the store, but in case you don't see them just yet, you can manually check for new versions by firing up the store and going to the "Downloads and updates" section. [Full Article...]

No specific date of completion in Hillary Clinton email investigation — FBI Director

No specific date of completion in Hillary Clinton email investigation — FBI Director When asked, he again noted he regarded the FBI's actions as a formal investigation , contrary to Clinton's regular characterization of the issue as a " security inquiry ". "I'm not familiar with the term security review". He says that "Emails are confidential, secret or top-secret at the time they are created , whether marked or not". [Full Article...]

Nintendo NX Is Completely New Gaming Experience

Nintendo NX Is Completely New Gaming Experience The only thing sure about the Nintendo NX is that it will be launched in 2017 together with the highly anticipated Legend of Zelda titles. The report comes from a reddit user Natedrake who claims that he talked to Nintendo insider Emily Rogers, and Rogers told him that Nvidia is involved in the future of Nintendo NX . [Full Article...]

Microsoft (MSFT) Sells Feature Phone Assets; Nokia Phones Will Be Back

Microsoft (MSFT) Sells Feature Phone Assets; Nokia Phones Will Be Back Nokia has made a decision to lease some of that intellectual property to HMD Global to make Android-based Nokia-branded mobile phones and tablets, the Finnish company also announced on Wednesday. The decade long deal covers exclusive branding rights and intellectual property licensing, and in return HMD will make royalty payments to Nokia for sales of all Nokia branded mobile products, all ... [Full Article...]

Microsoft is selling its feature phone business to FIH Mobile for $350M

Windows Mobile was stuck at.9 percent in China, practically irrelevant. The deal between Microsoft, Foxconn and HMD is expected to close in the second half of 2016.   Foxconn previously claimed that its spending of over NT$110 billion (US$3.356 billion) to acquire a 60% stake in Sharp is purely an investment project rather than an acquisition deal and that Sharp will continue to keep its bra... [Full Article...]

Microsoft sells brand: New Nokia phones and tablets are coming

And it's no massive surprise that Nokia intends to stick with Android for the new mobile devices. Microsoft announced it would sell its entry-level phone assets to Foxconn's subsidiary FIH Mobile and HMD for $350 million. Microsoft, which kept Nokia brand to only feature phones while selling smartphones under Lumia, acquired Nokia device business for $ 7.2 billion and the deal was cl... [Full Article...]

New MacBook Pro 2016 Vs MacBook Pro 2015: Specs Comparison

New MacBook Pro 2016 Vs MacBook Pro 2015: Specs Comparison MacBook Pro 2016 will be released in two different size models, the 13-inch model and 15-inch model, as reported by Yibada . Its price range, according to rumors , will go through a drastic change once it becomes available in the market sometime after its expected June unveiling. [Full Article...]

Microsoft releases new Windows Phone 'Redstone' preview build 14342

Microsoft releases new Windows Phone 'Redstone' preview build 14342 As you might expect, this build includes some new features and fixes, but it also introduces a new versioning scheme and supports more handset models than previous builds. The apps range from "Walking Scorer", which lets volunteers record data from each playing group at a given tournament, to "Grid View", which you can see in the photo above and lets volunteers digitally input ball position. [Full Article...]

Microsoft makes one last, extremely deceptive Windows 10 upgrade push

Microsoft makes one last, extremely deceptive Windows 10 upgrade push This package contains every single security and non-security update for Windows 7 since the release of SP1 in February 2011 and contains up to and including the April 2016 cycle of updates. There's no analogous update for Windows 8.1, as yet. On the nonsecurity update side, Microsoft now plans to issue its nonsecurity updates as monthly rollups for Windows 7 SP1 and Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2... [Full Article...]

Microsoft will auto-schedule PCs to install Windows 10

Microsoft will auto-schedule PCs to install Windows 10 Windows 10 was unveiled to the world past year and since then, the operating system is now running on more than 300 million devices. However, the opportunity for users to upgrade to the latest version of Windows for free will be ending soon. [Full Article...]

MacBook Pro 2016 release date: New laptop expected in June, specs detailed

MacBook Pro 2016 release date: New laptop expected in June, specs detailed The rumor mill is hinting that the MacBook Pro 2016 may come with a brighter and improved Retina Display for a better overall visual experience. Moreover, several reports indicate that the MacBook Pro 2016 will sport an 802.11 ac WiFi and a Bluetooth 4.0 wireless technology, making it easier for users to connect the laptop to the internet. [Full Article...]

The Division Conflict update trailer released

Fail and you won't see them again. Players can meet the new HVT officer inside the base of operations to acquire a list of targets layered throughout the city. Developers have teased that the patch will bring about some significant changes, among them being an increase to the Phoenix Credit cap, a nerf to the Brutal weapon talent, and lots more. [Full Article...]

Caitlyn Jenner experiencing 'sex change regret'

Caitlyn Jenner experiencing 'sex change regret' Jenner told Vanity Fair a year ago that she initially panicked after her facial feminization surgery and thought " What did I just do? ". The representative of Jenner , however, told the FOX News that Halperin is "a moron" and debunked the rumors. [Full Article...]

'Dancing with the Stars' Predictions: Who Will Be in the Final 3?

Ginger Zee and Val Chmerkovskiy are performing the quickstep to " Fire Under My Feet " by Leona Lewis. Wanya Morris and Lindsay Arnold will dance the Charleston to "Shame on Me" by Avicii. The second round will see the return of trio dances, where a second professional dancer gets thrown into the mix. According to Entertainment Tonight , 22-year-old Paige and 21-year-old Alan are now dating. [Full Article...]

What's Going On — Microsoft Surface Phone

Surface Pro 4 faced heating and battery draining problems due to flawed processor. Earlier this year, Microsoft filed a patent application for a Surface dock and Pen, which has a built-in battery. [Full Article...]


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