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NFL announcer forgets name, calls Microsoft Surface 'iPad-like'

Despite Microsoft spending a lot of money for its Surface tablets to be used on the sidelines, the product name seems not to have penetrated Fox's announcers.

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Microsoft rebrands Bing apps under revamped MSN, coming soon to Android and iOS

MSN is reinventing itself as a hub for your news and social networks, with new Android and iOS apps sharing the experience.

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Microsoft's fake advertisement for a cologne brand named after an upcoming video game is a sly swing at Sony.

Microsoft's 'Destiny' cologne ad skewers Sony

A new fragrance from Xbox? Microsoft gets into the fake-cologne business in a cheeky attempt to play down Sony's exclusive-content deal for one of the biggest games of the year.

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AT&T rolls out Windows Phone 8.1 to Lumia 820, 920 phones

Latest version of Microsoft's mobile OS brings its Cortana voice assistant and other enhancements to the Lumia 820 and 920.

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Minecraft arrives on the PS4.

Minecraft arrives on PS4 just ahead of Xbox One

The popular and sometimes addictive game lands on the PlayStation Store on Thursday, outhustling the Xbox One debut slated for Friday.

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Chris Weber, Microsoft's corporate vice president of mobile devices sales, shows off the Nokia Lumia 830 during the IFA trade show.

Microsoft: Our Lumia 830 phone is top-shelf and budget-friendly

The Lumia 830 is an "affordable flagship," and the 730 and 735 are geared for the selfie-loving crowd, Microsoft says at IFA. Also coming: the Denim release of Windows Phone later in 2014.

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Command smart home gadgets like a Jedi

The Reemo wristband wants to give users the power to operate their home like a Jedi master.

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Minecraft is landing on the Xbox One.

Minecraft for Xbox One to launch on Friday

The popular game rolls out to Xbox One users for $19.99 -- or as an upgrade from the Xbox 360 version for $4.99.

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Unlike Siri, Cortana plays well with others

Commentary: Microsoft's virtual assistant has the ability to hand off voice commands to mobile apps, a welcome compromise that could benefit users and developers.

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Windows 9 accidentally plugged by Microsoft China

The upcoming new version of Windows received an unintentional pitch with a brief post and logo courtesy of Microsoft China.

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Microsoft has streamlined the upgrade and setup process for Windows 8.

Windows 8.1 continues to inch along

Microsoft's latest OS keeps gaining users, according to Net Applications, but progress is still coming at a snail's pace.

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Xbox One Asia launch: Everything you need to know

The Microsoft console is finally arriving in the region. How much will it cost in each country? Which games are available? All the answers are here.

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