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Dell sold to Microsoft, Silver Lake and Michael Dell for $24 billion

Dell computers – pending regulatory and stockholder approval – has been sold to Microsoft, Silver Lake, Michael Dell (the original founder of Dell) for $24,4 billion.

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Surface Pro Hands-On

Microsoft’s first attempt at an iPad-killing-tablet was a big fat fail. Well, that might not be entirely true, but for a tablet that cost around the same price as a Retina display iPad it was poorly specced, way overpriced and just didn’t give consumers enough of a reason to ditch Android or Apple. Why The […]

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The Countdown Begins For Xbox 720 & PS4

Both Sony and Microsoft have hit the headlines this week regarding their plans for the next Xbox and the PS4. While neither console has been officially announced it’s thought by many that both manufacturers will unveil replacement consoles, which are expected to be released this year. The countdown begins First of all, Microsoft big-wig Major […]

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Microsoft Adding 43 New Apps To Xbox, As Apple Begins Testing of Apple TV – Who Will Conquer The Living Room In 2013?

Microsoft has announced that their all-singing-all-dancing Xbox 360 console will have 43 new media apps by end of the year, as the tech giant tries to consolidate its position as the go-to device for the living room.

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Black Friday Sales: The Best Deals Around

Despite its origins in America, plenty of UK retailers are partaking in the annual US Black Friday sale, which sees retailer slash prices for one day only. Amazon, Asda and Apple are among companies that are taking part in the one-off sale – despite lots of UK shoppers not really knowing it exists. In the […]

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Head of Windows Steve Sinofsky Leaves Microsoft: What Does It Means For The Future Of Microsoft?

All is not well at Microsoft. Windows boss Steve Sinofsky – who has just presided over Microsoft’s launch of Windows 8, Windows Phone 8 and Microsoft’s new tablet Surface – has left Microsoft after 23 years of service to the company. His departure takes place with immediate effect and has been replaced by Julie Larson-Green, […]

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Microsoft To Launch Xbox Music Tomorrow Alongside New Xbox 360 Dashboard

Microsoft is setting it sights on taking on music streaming service Spotify with its own Xbox Music streaming service. The new service, which launches tomorrow on Xbox 360, will then be rolled out to Windows 8, their newly announced Surface tablet and Windows Phone 8.

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Windows 8 App Marketplace: How Is Microsoft Going To Make It A Success?

Microsoft’s greatest challenge with this month’s release of Windows 8 is making its new app marketplace a success. In order to get as many apps on board, software developers will need to re-write their applications to take advantage of the new touchy, feely operating system – something that takes time and money. But many developers […]

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