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Microsoft gives away nearly 300 free, tip-packed ebooks and resource guides

The tips and tricks in this absolutely gratis treasure trove can help you master Windows 7, Windows 8, Office, Sharepoint, and more.

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Office 365 SMB editions to get a makeover

In general, Microsoft is keeping the same Office plans as before, but at lower prices.

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Internet Explorer is still the star of Patch Tuesday

Microsoft has fixed 83 flaws in its browser in the last two months.

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Microsoft adds Yammer to more Office 365 editions

After bundling it with Office 365 Enterprise plans, Microsoft is now adding it to school and midsize business editions.

“3D Touch” Windows Phone and Surface Mini rumors reemerge

"McLaren" handset may let users see more information by floating a finger over the screen.

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Kinect v2 gets a Windows launch date, $200 price tag

The Windows version of the second-generation Kinect hardware opened for preorders on the Microsoft Store over the weekend, with a higher-than-expected cost.

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Microsoft plans six security bulletins for July Patch Tuesday

According to the advance notification from Microsoft, there will be six security bulletins next week, but only two rated as Critical.

No-IP regains control of some domains seized by Microsoft

But a spokeswoman said one of its main domains used for its services isn't available

Microsoft tests auto-updates to Windows RT 8.1

Some Windows RT 8.0 users will migrate to the latest version without going through the Windows Store.

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Microsoft seeks Office testers, possibly for Android tablet and Metro versions

As Office branches out beyond desktop software, Microsoft seeks beta volunteers.