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A Shattered Collection of My Best Memories: An Immediate Solution Thanks to Stellar Photo Recovery

Who doesn’t love creating new memories and saving them as photos on a smartphone, PC, or any other digital media? While many of us share some on social media, we keep the most precious and private ones to ourselves. Sadly, my hard drive of photos became corrupted, which held images…

Adobe Acrobat Pro is the ultimate solution for increased productivity

Disclosure: Our team is always looking for things we think our readers will value. We have received compensation for publishing this article. Despite our many technological advances today, we still sit with situations where we open several apps for a task. You use one to compile a document, another one…

GOM Mix Max’s Big Launch

GOM & Company is releasing its newest video editing software, GOM Mix Max, with a big launch celebration. Focused on balancing high-quality and plentiful features, GOM Mix Max will be a powerful tool for new editors and veterans alike. Users who sign up now can get GOM Mix Max for free for…

Microsoft To Hold “Small” Surface Event On May 20
Last month, we heard talks about Microsoft working hard at releasing a Surface Mini this year, but as is usual with these things, we didn’t have anything solid to work on. Yesterday, however, the big names in tech media published reports about receiving invites to a “small” Surface event... Read more
Xbox Studios Wants To Bring Halo TV Series To Showtime
Who wants to binge on a Halo TV series? Who doesn’t??? I suppose those who do not play video games will not be too excited about the prospects of having a Halo TV series, but you never know. If the script is good, the acting impressive, and all the... Read more
Xbox Live Gold Members Can Download Dust & Saints Row FREE This May
Microsoft’s Games With Gold initiative is the company’s way of thanking its Xbox Live Gold members, and it seems to have received a good response so far, especially with its offerings being rather interesting. For the month of May, things just got even more interesting for Xbox 360 players who... Read more
Microsoft Gives Instructions On How To Deal With IE Vulnerability
Nope, sorry. There’s still no patch out to get rid of the most recent IE vulnerability, but Microsoft does not want it to look like they are not doing anything about the situation. We know that things have gotten real bad – even governments have been telling their citizens... Read more
Microsoft’s First Nokia Lumia Ad is All About Making Things Colorful
Ads for phones these days are a big deal, what with all the competition going on. Apple, for example, has recently released a new ad for the iPhone 5s featuring the Pixies, in spite of the phone having been out for quite some time. Samsung does its own part,... Read more
Microsoft Enters The TV Market With Xbox Originals
Starting June, Microsoft is going to be even more present in your living room with its foray into the TV market via Xbox Originals. This move is basically Microsoft attempting to make another mark in home entertainment by taking the use of the Xbox to a whole new level.... Read more
New Vulnerability in Internet Explorer Found!
Internet Explorer users, listen up, and very carefully, too! Over the weekend, Microsoft announced that a new vulnerability has been found, one that affects each and every version of Internet Explorer. The attacks that have been noted particularly target Internet Explorer 9, 10, and 11, although all the other... Read more
Microsoft Shows Off Delicious Side Of The Surface 2
I don’t know about you, but the Microsoft Surface is usually NOT associated with adjectives such as sexy, delicious, and hip. Many people who prefer to use Microsoft tablets (as opposed to other brands) highlight their use for business and productivity purposes. For fun, though, the Surface is not... Read more
Leaked Microsoft Document Could Be A Sign That Nokia is Really Dead
Not that we haven’t seen so many signs over the years, have we? While Nokia is one of the most iconic mobile phone brands in the world – who does not have fond memories of clunky old Nokia handsets? – its time may really be over. According to a... Read more
Microsoft’s “Office Mix” Makes PowerPoint Interactive
Death by PowerPoint is something that many an employee has to go through, especially when attending seminars, meetings, and pitches. While there is no dearth of useful advice about how to make PowerPoint presentations that will not bore your audience to death, these resources don’t seem to have much... Read more
Microsoft Opening 11 New Specialty Stores Across The US
Online stores have made it so much easier for us to throw our money at companies like Microsoft (to name only one, of course), but there is still something about going to a brick-and-mortar shop to browse, touch, and actually play with devices. Whether or not we actually buy... Read more
Microsoft’s Clippy Makes A Sneaky Comeback
Who doesn’t remember Microsoft’s “assistant” back in the day? Clippy, the paper clip that never got affected by the downs of life, the bouncing thingy on your screen that always gave you a smile when no one else would. Obviously, with the advancements in software over the years, Clippy... Read more
You Can Now Export Your Yahoo Email To
Having multiple email accounts can be handy, but there is something to be said about minimalism – in the sense that only a handful of email accounts are actually really used on a regular basis. Think about it, if you have five – or even more – email accounts,... Read more
By July 2015, Smartphones Can All Be Bricked Remotely
Giant phone manufacturers Apple, Google, HTC, Huawei, Motorola, Microsoft, Nokia, and Samsung have come together – along with U.S. carriers – to take one step closer to protecting stolen smartphones, and maybe even deter thieves from stealing the devices in the first place. Several states and municipalities in the U.S.... Read more
Microsoft Launches Office 365 Personal For PC & Mac
Microsoft’s Office 365 service is one of the things that put off some users, due to the subscription requirements. Yesterday, however, Microsoft made things more appealing by introducing Office 365 Personal, which is more affordable than usual. Office 365 Personal is priced at $69.99 per year, or $6.99 per... Read more
Microsoft To Launch Surface Mini This Year?
I love the iPad Mini, and so does countless other users who appreciate the perfectly sized tablet. While it’s not as big as the regular tablet, it more than makes up for that fact with its weight and portability. Now we know Microsoft hasn’t exactly been excelling in the... Read more
Microsoft is Bringing Age of Empires: World Domination To Mobile
It’s been in the rumor mill for about a year now: Microsoft has been planning to release Age of Empires for both iOS and Android. It is only now, though, that we have official confirmation that, indeed, we are going to see the popular game on mobile. It even... Read more
OneNote Mac: The Les Miserables Parody Music Video
OneNote for Mac was released last month, and while the app has been rather popular before this release, we still have to see how things pan out with the new release, including the free version for Windows. One thing we know, though, is that the OneNote Engineering team seems... Read more