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Microsoft confirms support for Qi standard by joining WPC

Microsoft confirms support for Qi standard by joining WPC

The wireless charging wars continue. Today Microsoft has let it be known that they’re officially tossing their hat in with the Wireless Power Consortium for the standard wireless abilities quite a few Windows Phone devices already have. Given the idea that Nokia really will end up having their handset business owned by Microsoft in full in the near future, it makes a lot of sense that Microsoft would support the wireless standard they’d already have in place.

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Titanfall preload live on Origin: all 49.99GB of it

Titanfall preload live on Origin: all 49.99GB of it

It’s time to get pre-loading for Titanfall with Origin. Users will be able to download most of the package required for them to play the game - the rest will come in on the 11th of March, next week. Meanwhile this game has begun arriving at retailers, at least in the UK. In the United Kingdom the shop known as ShopTo has shown their massive stacks of Titanfall units for Xbox One - crates and crates and crates.

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Titanfall pre-orders cancelled in South Africa: Azure MIA

Titanfall pre-orders cancelled in South Africa: Azure MIA

It would appear that - as the internet is required to play Titanfall no matter where you play it - weak performance in South Africa has prompted cancellations of pre-orders. At the moment it does not appear that this has happened in any other region in which Titanfall is being sold, only in South Africa. While previous reports had South Africa on the map for a sure launch in the area for Titanfall, this week we’re to understand that, even with the advanced actions of Microsoft in the area of Azure datacenter services in the area, they just weren’t quick enough.

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Microsoft to patch IE under-attack bug

Microsoft to patch IE under-attack bug

One of the most popular operating systems that Microsoft ever produced was Windows XP. Despite the OS being 13 years old, many business and consumers around the world still use the aged operating system. We also know that XP's end of support date is set for April 8, 2014.

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