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Microsoft Announces Windows 10

Microsoft has officially announced the next version of their Windows operating system, dubbed Windows 10. The updated operating system incorporates features from Windows 7 and … Read more…

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View All Your Xbox Achievements in One Location

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XBL Achievements Website Screenshot

It’s looking like July is Xbox Achievements Update month for Microsoft. Last week we took a look at the July Update Preview – part of which focuses on increasing the accessibility to Achievements while in-game.

Ever since the launch of the Xbox One last November, gamers have had to rely on the Xbox One SmartGlass app in order to view their achievement progress when not at their console as the achievements on the Xbox Live website are limited to Xbox 360 and Windows achievements – something that was somewhat puzzling to say the least.

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Microsoft Windows XP Support Is Officially Dead

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Today is the day folks. Today is the day Microsoft sticks the fork in its 12 year old operating system Windows XP. If you’re running a computer with Windows XP you will no longer be receiving any form of update to your OS. This WILL leave you open for even more malware, virus and trojan attacks. Now this doesn’t mean you can’t use your computer or its operating system, it just means you use it at your own risk. If you didn’t already know, there are some bad bad people out there looking to cause havoc and steal information. Now that XP is no longer supported, this leaves them free to find bugs and backdoors to exploit the operating system at will. It’s highly suggested that you upgrade to Windows 7 or find an alternative solution.

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Analysts Agree, Windows Phone Has Passed Blackberry

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Most of us have already assumed that Blackberry’s position at the top (in the U.S.) was coming to an end. We also assumed that Windows Phone would likely pass Blackberry at some point. International Data Group made the call earlier that Blackberry had lost its third position to Windows Phone but not everyone agreed. But now comScore has also verified that their data points to Blackberry slipping to 4th and Windows Phone pulling into the 3rd slot behind Android and iOS, albeit a distant 3rd.

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Why You Should Use Telegram Instead of WhatsApp

When Facebook acquired popular messaging platform WhatsApp on February 19, 2014, for US$19 billion in shares, stock, and cash, two things happened: The Internet went crazy trying to figure out Facebook’s angle on the purchase, and millions of users began flocking to Telegram.

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Founded in 2013 by brothers Nikolai and Pavel Durov, Telegram is a free, open source messaging app that focuses on maintaining maximum security for its users. It is available on both Android and iOS officially and Windows Phone, Windows, Linux, and Mac OSX unofficially for free; indeed, the company makes it plain on their website that “Telegram is free forever.

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Android Studio 0.3.4 Released

This one is for the Android Developer community out there. Android Studio 0.3.4 has been released. Here’s some of the improvements from the Android Tools … Read more…

Maxthon Cloud Browser For Windows Phone Is Here

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Maxthon Browser has been around Android for awhile now and today they announced the release of their Windows Phone version. Maxthon for Windows Phone offers the same out of box experience, high performance and faster speeds that have come to be expected of all Maxthon products, including design and usability enhancements that make browsing on a Windows smartphone easier and faster.

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