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Microsoft Garage brings new Android app alternatives

Microsoft seemingly cannot decide whether it is for Google or against Google. Nevertheless, for those wanting some Microsoft love on their Android devices can get it through Microsoft Garage. Microsoft

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Get 30GB free OneDrive storage in limited time promotion

Recently, we have seen cloud storage costs dropping significantly, and it has become extremely affordable. However, companies are still increasing the amount of free storage they are offering, and Microsoft

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Microsoft pulls the plug on Android for Nokia X series

Well, that didn’t take very long, did it? After roughly one half of a year in existence, Microsoft’s Nokia X line of smartphones is going away. In a letter to employees

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Microsoft looking for beta testers for Android version of OneNote

Microsoft have announced a new feedback program that will allow Beta testers to try out upcoming versions of its note-taking app OneNote on Android. To get involved, you just need

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A proper Nokia Lumia device running Android is coming our way, report says

We’ve all heard this rumor before, we’ve heard it numerous times in fact. All that hope and then we get Nokia X which is an abomination of sorts, not an

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Microsoft calls on Nokia X2 for emerging markets

As expected, Microsoft on Tuesday announced its latest Android smartphone in the form of an entry-level Nokia X2. Slated for release in July, the handset features a 4.3-inch ClearBlack display,

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Google to incorporate a “kill switch” in the next version of Android

One security feature we’ve heard rumored for Android recently is the “kill switch”, a feature that enables the smartphone owner to remotely wipe their phone if somebody tries to steal

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New plug-in allows Outlook users to join Google Hangouts

Google has released a new plug-in for users of Google Apps that allows them to use Google Hangouts for video conference calls from within Microsoft Outlook. Users of the email

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Google jumps over Apple and becomes the most valuable brand

Google became the most valuable brand in the world by leaping over Apple, at least according to Millward Brown’s 2014 100 Top BrandZ report. According to them Google had a 40%

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Microsoft updates OneDrive app for Android

For those who have come to count on the cloud as a baseline file storage method, Microsoft’s OneDrive (formerly SkyDrive) is a very competitive option, offering 7GB of online storage

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Microsoft sets Office Mobile free on Android

Microsoft has updated its Office application for Android and iOS making the productivity suite free for home users. Whereas it previously required a subscription to the Office 365 service it

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Create your own Flappy Bird-style game with Code.org

We’ve already told you how to get Flappy Bird on your Android device now that it’s gone, but why not just create your own “flappy” game? Today Code.org, a non-profit

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Skype: Our mobile experience could be better

Skype is a very inconsistent experience, especially when compared to it’s iOS counterpart. It seems, however, that Skype are fully aware of this. They just took to their blog to

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Microsoft eyeing Sundar Pichai as next CEO

A new rumor states that Sundar Pichai could be in the running to be the next Microsoft CEO. It seems as though Microsoft hasn’t really been hunting for a new

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The Nokia Normandy is rumored to be an Android device

According to a recent report by The Verge, Nokia has an Android device nearly ready for consumer release. What’s interesting is that Nokia has forked Android, similar to how Amazon