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Age of Empires: Castle Siege gets a soft launch for the iPhone and iPad in Canada

Microsoft is preparing to release an iPhone and iPad version of its Windows Phone and Windows 8.1 strategy game Age of Empires: Castle Siege. It is currently allowing Canadians to download and play the game.

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Microsoft may have offered to buy part of Nokia's HERE maps division

Microsoft may have an offer on the table to purchase a minority stake in Nokia's HERE maps division, according to a new report. It also says there may be more interested buyers for the unit as well

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Comic: The Mystery of Windows X

Ed: Welcome to this week's edition of The Pixel Project: a weekly comic from Diesel Sweeties' Rich Stevens on Apple, technology, and everything in-between. Today: The Mystery of Windows X

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Switch to iPhone: For a better Microsoft experience

If you want or need to use Microsoft Office and services, you'll want to use them on iPhone.

We've already covered how iPhone and iOS provide not only a great Apple app experience, but a great Google and Microsoft app experience as well. Because of the iPhone's popularity and uniformity of platform, it's not only easy to develop for iOS, it's hard not to. That may be why a lot of people who prefer Google or Microsoft services also prefer switching to iPhone to use them on Apple's hardware. It's not just Apple enthusiasts who say so either.

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Find photos faster and type less with Bing's new image search

Microsoft is introducing an new way to search for photos with Bing on iOS mobile browsers that involves much less work with typing words on a keyboard.

Instead, users of browsers like Safari for iOS can type in a couple of words, such as "spring flowers", to bring up groups of suggestions that Microsoft calls "bubbles".

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Microsoft's new Office Delve app for iPhone lets users view their shared documents

Microsoft's latest iPhone app is Office Delve, which lets business users of Office 365 to look quickly through shared documents via a card-based user interface.

Microsoft seems to be making a bigger effort to support iPhones in general and Office apps in particular. That includes adding support to store Office files on the iPhone in Dropbox accounts.

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Microsoft revamps design for iOS users with new sections

Microsoft has launched a revamped design for its homepage for iOS browser users, with a number of new features and changes.

Safari browser users can now swipe up to see the sections on the home page. They will also notice a new translucent color scheme.

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Microsoft quietly launches iPhone beta for Project Phoenix expense report app

Microsoft has very quietly launched a limited beta testing program for Project Phoenix, a new expense reporting app. At the moment, it's an exclusive for the iPhone.

The official Facebook page for Project Phoenix first launched earlier this month, with a summary of the development team's idea behind the app.

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Office Sway lets you add video from your camera roll in latest update

Microsoft has updated its Office Sway presentation app to version 1.2. Sway, which has rolled out to more countries since its initial launch in New Zealand in November 2014, has added a number of new options for dealing with photos and text, as well as the ability to add video from your iPhone's Camera Roll.

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OneNote for Mac lets you find and copy text in images

Microsoft OneNote for Mac has received support for optical character recognition (OCR) in its latest update. OCR allows users to find text in images in OneNote, and comes alongside other helpful improvements, such as reducing clutter while viewing shared notebooks, and the ability to close a window without quitting the app.

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