Tag Archives: Microsoft

Project Astoria Delayed by Microsoft

Ever since its release, Windows has struggled to find a strong footing in the world of smart phones, which is dominated by Android and iOS. One of the major hurdles Microsoft faced in making their OS popular in handheld devices was the lack of developers on their platform. This is why they went on to announce the beginning of development ...

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Nokia becomes Microsoft completely

We knew that this day was going to come and indeed it did. Nokia becomes Microsoft and remains no more. The deal has been finalized and now Nokia’s Devices & Services division is now completely the part of Microsoft. A few notches remain untied though, namely the Nokia Chennai India and Masan South Korea factories. But otherwise Nokia becomes Microsoft. ...

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Nokia X and Nokia XL, a new chapter in Android

After extended speculation and rumors the Nokia X and Nokia XL are finally made official this week. But is Nokia X really the Android smartphone we wanted? No it is not. But Nokia X and Nokia XL are both interesting device, they will surly open more gates for Android and Nokia down the line. Microsoft has done something remarkable and ...

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Microsoft buys Nokia, why we care

Microsoft buys Nokia for a cool price of only $7.2 billion. This price would have been much higher if Nokia was sold a few years back. But these days Nokia is seeing a decline in sales due to the huge successor of the Android powered devices. Microsoft will be netting almost all of Nokia’s Devices and Services business which also ...

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Microsoft: 23 percent of Windows Phone users migrate from Android

During a BUILD session targeted towards Windows Phone, Microsoft took the stage to motivate the developers by announcing some interesting facts about their own mobile OS yesterday. Detailing the current market penetration, the tech giant smugly announced that 23% of Windows Phone users come from Android, and they are “upgrading” to Windows Phone. Well, well, well look at Microsoft being ...

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Xbox games on Android? This might be possible soon

Do you want to play Xbox games on Android smartphones and tablets? Well this might be true in the future, if the latest report from Reuters is to be believed. The report suggested that Microsoft may be inclined to bring its Xbox and PC game titles to Android and iOS devices. The great news in that the transition will be ...

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Google doesn’t want its YouTube app on Windows Phone

While it may seem that Microsoft is watching  Apple and Google fight from the sidelines, it may not be as true as we thought. According to an exclusive report on The Verge, Goggle has issued a cease and desist letter to Microsoft. Microsoft has been battling with Google these days and wants to get the rights which let users download ...

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Sony PS4 may get Android connectivity

For those of you who are not avid gamers or just play games for fun this whole article may be quite pointless but for anyone who was or is remotely interested in playing video games or uses his smart phone to escape reality for a little while every now and then, this article would be quite an interesting read. Right ...

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