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Apple Pay Competitor ‘Android Pay’ Is Reportedly Coming To China

It looks like Apple Pay will soon face some competition in the mobile payments space from its biggest competitor, Android. According to a new report from China Business News, a new mobile payments service called Android Pay is coming, and will likely launch in the third quarter of 2015. Android Pay is reportedly being developed […]

Microsoft’s new TV commercial – all about a unified Windows Store within Windows Phone and Windows 8

The Windows Store has been a topic of hot debate, on one hand, it has collectively crossed the 500,000 app mark, on the other, Microsoft has been criticized for a relatively lenient approach to app approvals. Nonetheless, it remains the only home for modern apps on Windows and Windows Phone devices. The software giant has recently released an ad […]

Facebook beta app for Windows Phone gets an update bringing fixes and small features

Facebook has been using their beta app to test updates on Windows Phone. The beta app has recently received an update to 8.3.3.1 and has brought a few improvements. Keeping the Facebook apps up to date with the web features has been a challenge for the developers. The beta app is a good way for Facebook […]

Microsoft Releases New Windows 10 Build 9879 ISOs

Windows 10 Technical Preview build 9879 is now available for all members of the Windows Insider Program, no matter if they are subscribed to the slow or fast update channels, but everyone can give the new release a try with the help of stand-alone ISOs. Originally released after the public launch of Windows 10 build 9879, these […]

Microsoft acknowledges bug in Lumia 925 and Lumia 1020 handsets, promises a fix soon

Few weeks ago, several Nokia Lumia 925 and Nokia Lumia 1020 users started to report a bug in their handsets that would freeze their device while trying to wake it up from sleep mode. The issue started only after the said devices were updated to Windows Phone 8.1. Microsoft has now acknowledged this issue, and promises to provide a […]

Microsoft confirms Windows 10 kernel version bump to 10.0, asks developers to start updating

Earlier today, it was revealed that Microsoft had bumped the NT Kernel version of Windows 10from 6.4 to 10.0.  This change has been apparent since build 9884, which was compiled on November 9. Earlier today confirmed that the news broke that this change was accurate, but if you were still in doubt, Microsoft has now somewhat confirmed this […]

Windows Phone predicted to become the second popular OS for businesses by the end of 2016

Microsoft and productivity are something of a natural fit — Word, Azure, Excel — its key products are designed explicitly to get a job done and done well. Indeed, these products have long made up the core of its business, driving growth and profits even as other divisions, such as Surface, repeatedly failed to break […]