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How to double your free OneDrive storage to 30GB

Microsoft's playing off iOS 8 upgrade woes by offering to double your free OneDrive storage space—but only if you act fast.

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Microsoft makes an Android Wear app for OneNote

Android Wear users can now log their thoughts in Microsoft's cloud

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3 ways Microsoft can ruin Minecraft, and 3 ways it can make Mojang even better

Microsoft's $2.5 billion acquisition of Mojang could give it the money to take Minecraft to the next level, or it could shackle it with proprietary restrictions. Let's hope for the former.

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Modder turns Xbox One into Xbook One laptop

Insert joke about how it's still less powerful than an actual gaming laptop.

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Microsoft buys Minecraft maker Mojang for $2.5 billion

The rumors turned out to be true. Minecraft is about to become a Microsoft property.

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Microsoft announces two Lumia phones, always-on Cortana, and clever new mobile accessories

Microsoft's massive list of IFA announcements shows it refuses to be counted out of the smartphone race. Meet the Lumias 830 and 735.

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Microsoft begins dropping OneDrive's 2GB file size limit

Microsoft's following in the footsteps of Dropbox and Google Drive by removing OneDrive's 2GB file size limit, albeit with little fanfare.

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Microsoft finally cracks down on deceptive Windows Store 'crap apps'

Prompted by numerous customer complaints, Microsoft says it is cracking down on Windows Store apps that attempt to deceive you into downloading them.

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Microsoft's standalone Xbox One Kinect due in October with bonus game

As promised, Microsoft will deliver its standalone Kinect sensor for the Xbox One, tossing in a free game to sweeten the deal.

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Microsoft: Fix for Surface Pro 3 overheating issue coming soon

Core i7 users should expect some extra heat, but shouldn't be getting temperature warnings.

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