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Vamien McKalin possesses the awesome power of walking on water like a boss. He's also a person who enjoys writing about technology, comics, video games, and anything related to the geek world.

Microsoft Azure brings ‘Pay-As-You-Go’ feature to India

Azure is not yet a big product in India, but things could change now that Microsoft has decided to make some interesting changes to the platform to garner more users in the country. For quite some time, the Azure Pay-As-You-Go service […]

Microsoft releases new Usage Report feature for Sharepoint and OneDrive

Microsoft is all about delivering solid reporting when it comes down to OneDrive for Business, Exchange Online, and SharePoint Online. The company first rollout the usage report back in March of this year, and now it has decided to improve […]

Microsoft’s Service Fabric is now available on Linux

Businesses around the world have been relying a lot on the cloud to fuel innovation. Cloud apps are slowly becoming the future because they do not need to be installed on a computer to work. The only downside is the […]

Microsoft Azure to support streaming of HDR and 4K UHD videos

Microsoft is making big moves in the entertainment industry with the Xbox One and the planned Project Scorpio. The company wants to bring true 4K gaming with HDR with its 2017 console. To be frank, HDR gaming will come first […]

Forza Motorsports 6: Apex now fully available via the Windows Store

Microsoft has finally launched the full version of Forza Motorsports 6: Apex for Windows 10. The game is free to play and can be downloaded right now via the Windows Store. An update was also announced for the game that […]

Three new Backward Compatibility games come to Xbox One

New games have arrived for the Xbox One with regards to the backward compatibility feature. The games were recently announced by Major Nelson on Twitter, and they are some of the most fun titles from the Xbox 360. The games […]

Video games for September Games with Gold announced

Xbox Live subscribers should be happy right now because another round of Games with Gold is back. This is the September edition, and several games for Xbox One and Xbox 360 will be available for free during the month. Bear […]

Microsoft HockeyApp analytics tool available for Android

Microsoft has released its crash analytics and reporting tool for Android. The tool known as HockeyApp, was acquired by Microsoft back in 2014, but surprisingly, it is now available on the Google Play Store. But don’t expect it to come […]

Play PlayStation 3 games on Windows 10 with PS Now

PS Now is Sony’s online game streaming service, and it’s coming to Windows. The service is all about streaming some of Sony’s popular PlayStation 3 games right from the comfort of your laptop or home computer. The service has been […]

Chinese investors acquire the Yahoo! Bing Network Contextual Ads program

A Chinese Consortium has decided to acquire the Yahoo! Bing Network Contextual Ads program. It’s a service that allows publishers to use the Media.net platform to create and serve ads to their customers. Advertisements from Media.net can be customized in […]

Microsoft updates Windows Store to show Game Clips

Microsoft is moving to make the Windows Store the best place for apps and games when it comes down to Windows 10 and any future versions of the operating system. With this being the plan, the company has updated the […]

Microsoft acquires Genee, a service designed to simplify scheduling

Microsoft is in the acquisition mode again. Just recently, the company acquired a company known as Genee, which is basically a scheduling service with an artificial intelligence core. Genee first came to life back in 2014, and was designed to […]

Microsoft PowerShell is now open sourced and available on Linux

Microsoft has done something rather interesting recently. The company decided to open source its PowerShell tool, so now, it’s available on Linux. This shouldn’t be surprising seeing as Microsoft has come to understand that folks use multiple computers with different […]

Microsoft presence at Gamescom 2016 is exciting as ever

Gamescom 2016 is here and Microsoft is showing off several of its top upcoming video games designed for the Xbox One and Windows 10. These games include the likes of Gears of War 4, Sea of Thieves, ReCore, and more. […]

Microsoft Rewards

Bing Rewards will soon be called Microsoft Rewards

Microsoft is making some interesting changes to its Bing Rewards program that has been popular among users in the United States for a number of years now. It’s a system where you’ll earn points whenever search queries are made, and […]

Create a 10kb website page and win $10,000 from Microsoft

Building the perfect website is extremely difficult as there are several variables one need to consider. However, what happens when someone must create a website with just 5kb worth of code? Yes, you read right, the size of the code […]


Minecraft for Windows 10 now supports Virtual Reality

Microsoft’s popular PC game, Minecraft, can now be played using the Oculus Rift. We’ve long known the software giant was planning to support virtual reality where Minecraft is concerned, and this is the first time the company has done something […]

Microsoft Surface Type Cover releases with NFL designs

We love the Microsoft Surface, and we also love the NFL. But what if we could get both in a single package? That won’t be happening, but you know what will happen? The release of new Surface Type Covers with cool […]

LinkedIn won’t change Open Source strategy despite Microsoft acquisition

Before Microsoft acquired LinkedIn, the company was very much interested in Open Source and has been developing its technology to focus in that direction. One might believe that due to the software giant now taking control of the company, LinkedIn […]

Copying files between OneDrive and SharePoint is being rolled out

Copying files between OneDrive and SharePoint has always been a feature users have wanted, and now, Microsoft is delivering. The company has finally made it possible, but seeing as this is just the first phase, one should not expect everything […]

Quantum Break: Timeless Edition coming to Windows 7 and Windows 8

The special edition of Quantum Break is coming, but interestingly enough, this version of the game will be playable on Windows 7 and Windows 8 computers. Furthermore, it will also support DirectX 11, and the official name is Quantum Break: Timeless […]

SSX 2012 now available on EA Access for Xbox One

If you’re a subscriber on EA Access, then you’ll be glad to know that another game has made its way to the service. The game in question is 2012 version of SSX, a game that is all about skating down an […]

Windows 10 Anniversary Update for HoloLens

Legendary Studios partners with Microsoft to use HoloLens

HoloLens is a big deal to Microsoft, something that will not change for a long time to come. With that being the case, it is clear why Legendary Studios, a company behind several top Hollywood movies, has decided to adopt HoloLens […]