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Hot on the heels of Newegg leaking a supposed release date and pricing of Windows 10 comes Microsoft to give us more accurate information. Well, at least more accurate information on the release date front. As it turns out, Newegg was completely wrong with its August 31 release date, whereas AMD's Lisa Su has been proven correct. Windows 10 will become available in two months time; July 31, to be exact. With the release now right around the corner, Microsoft has begun issuing prompts in Windows installations that allow people to claim their free upgrade in advance of launch. A number of my friends... Read more...
Microsoft today announced its Nokia 215, the company's most affordable Internet-ready phone to date. The entry level device carries a price tag of just $29 before taxes and subsidies, though don't get too excited -- this little handset is headed for emerging markets and is unlikely to ever see a launch on U.S. soil. This is part of Microsoft's plan to mobilize users who might not otherwise be able to afford and own a smartphone. It's intended for first-time mobile phone buyers, as well as anyone in select territories looking for a cheap secondary handset. There will be two versions of the device,... Read more...