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Every successful relationship is successful for the same exact reasons

• Criticizing your partner’s character (“You’re so stupid” vs “That thing you did was stupid”)<br>• Defensiveness (or basically, blame shifting, “I wouldn’t have done that if you weren’t late all the time”)<br>• Contempt (putting down your partner and making them feel inferior)<br>• Stonewalling (withdrawing from an …

Microsoft

Tag: Microsoft<p>Microsoft is said to launch a new, affordable Surface model later this year. Now, the alleged device has been spotted in an FCC filing, …

Microsoft's Surface Phones could be delayed until 2017

As Microsoft’s mobile platform continues to bob aimlessly in an ocean of iOS and Android, the company may be delaying its rumored Surface Phone …

Windows 10

Why Is Microsoft Delaying The Surface Phone?

It’s generally accepted, although not acknowledged officially, that Microsoft is working on a Surface Phone. This Windows 10 powered device would act as a showcase for Redmond’s operating system on a smartphone, just as the Surface Book acts as a laptop demonstrator, the Surface Pro 4 as an …

Microsoft might release a new Surface Phone in October 2016

Rumours have been doing the rounds for a long time now, saying that Microsoft is working on a new Surface Phone.Now, new rumours indicate that …

Microsoft's Q3 2016: Surface up and Windows Phone down again

Microsoft has published its Q3 fiscal 2016 earnings report, and the company has made $3.8 billion in net income on $20.5 billion in revenue. Both revenue and profit are down from the same period last year, but the company's services and cloud products continue to help generate new revenue. The …

Microsoft's phone business fell off a cliff, sales for the Lumia were down 73%

In documents filed with the SEC, Microsoft explains that this whopping decrease in phone sales is due to "the previously announced change in strategy for the phone business."<p>That strategy was to lay off most of Nokia's employees and write down nearly the entire value of the acquisition and start …

Video recording comparison: Lumia 950 XL vs Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge

YouTube channel JerryRigEverything have posted a video comparing the video recording quality of the Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge vs the Lumia 950 XL.<p>The …

Windows 10 Mobile Isn't Dead Until a Surface Phone Flops

While the Surface line continues to soar, Microsoft's Lumia phones have cratered. We're talking about a big 73 percent drop in sales year over year, …

Buy Mozo Back Cover for Lumia 950 (Black) - Microsoft Store

Rating:5/5<p>3/28/2017<p>pitufu<p>look beautiful elegant<p>Look nice the shell cover in leather perfect now it's different look a premium good job.<p>More<p>One person …

Microsoft should bring on the Surface Phone and kill the Lumia

Microsoft isn’t doing so hot in mobile.<p>That’s been its unfortunate story for years, as it’s played catch-up to Google and Apple ever since Windows Phone 7 launched in 2010.<p>There’s plenty to blame: entering the game late, featuring underpowered hardware, missing features and a lack of apps. At this …

Microsoft is giving away a free Lumia 950 if you buy a Lumia 950 XL

Microsoft's Lumia 950 and Lumia 950 XL smartphones have been on the market less than six months, but Microsoft is practically giving them away. The software giant is giving away a free Lumia 950 if you buy the larger Lumia 950 XL unlocked from the Microsoft Store in the US before May 1st. That's a …

Microsoft Might Add ‘Double-Tap-To-Wake’ Option In Lumia 950, 950 XL If There’s High Demand

Microsoft’s Vice President of WDG Engineering Systems, Gabriel Aul, has indirectly indicated that the tech giant could bring the much-appreciated …

Microsoft Lumia 950

The Lumia 950 is one of two Windows 10 Mobile flagship phones to be launched by Microsoft in October 2015, with the other being the bigger Lumia 950 …

Windows 10

Best smartphone cameras: Galaxy S7 vs. iPhone 6s vs. Nexus 6P vs. Lumia 950

Samsung vs. iPhone, Nexus vs. Lumia. It's time to find out who makes <i>the best</i> smartphone camera.Recently a new smartphone waltzed onto the scene, …

6 Predictions For Mobile Games in 2016

<b>The following blog post, unless otherwise noted, was written by a member of Gamasutra’s community.<br>The thoughts and opinions expressed are those of</b> …

Mobile Gaming

NASA Probe Prepares For Its Final Pass Around Ceres

This is the time of year that ancient Greeks gave thanks to the goddess Ceres for bringing forth a bountiful harvest. Modern planetary scientists give thanks to a different Ceres — not a goddess, but the largest object in the belt between Mars and Jupiter.<p>Studying Ceres should help researchers gain …

Be thankful: Science says gratitude is good for your health

If you need one more reason to be thankful, here it is. More and more researchers are finding that gratitude doesn’t just make you feel like a better person, it’s actually good for your health.<p>“Clinical trials indicate that the practice of gratitude can have dramatic and lasting effects in a …

In Defense Of Spirituality (With Or Without Religion)

Like most modern humans, I was scrolling through Facebook the other day, and I saw something in a friend’s status update that snagged my attention. My friend Carl is a self-described nihilist, an intelligent and well-read guy, and somebody I respect and like a lot. In this update, he was giving a …

3 Spiritual Practices for Anxiety-Packed Moments

Modern life brings more stress than ever, and a natural reaction to stress is anxiety. It's a multidimensional response that originates, physically …

A Guy Can Be Spiritual, Too

I'm just a guy. Not an expert on spirituality by any means.<p>I have to confess that if you told me, a couple short years ago, that I would be writing about finding a "centered place of wisdom," or tapping "into that place of peace inside yourself," I'd have thought you were hitting the sauce a bit …

Meditation

Dalai Lama joins spiritual leaders calling for ambitious Paris climate agreement

The Dalai Lama is urging young people and policy makers to push for strong global action to limit manmade global warming, in part to protect the …

The Knowledge and Conversation of the Holy Guardian Angel

The origin of the term Holy Guardian Angel is unknown. It was possibly coined either by Abraham of Wuzburg, a French Kabbalist who wrote a...<p>Julian …

Nintendo unveils its first game for smartphones in long overdue move

Nintendo is finally making the move into smartphone gaming, figuring it's better late than never.<p>The Japanese electronics maker — one of the world's biggest video game companies but a virtual nonentity in the rapidly growing mobile games industry — unveiled its first title for smartphones Thursday …

Mobile games: Where to get inspiration for map art?

<b>The following blog post, unless otherwise noted, was written by a member of Gamasutra’s community.<br>The thoughts and opinions expressed are those of</b> …

The mobile games market is an absolute mess, thanks to you

Consumers and developers must work together to bring back the golden age of mobile gaming<p>A mobile game my team and I poured our hearts and souls into is receiving rave reviews from users. The game, <i>Battlestation: Harbinger</i>, was featured by both Apple and Google as one of the best new games in their …

Mobile isn't the games industry you recognize, and that's great

The problem isn’t pumpkin spice lattes<p>Last week, BugByte Ltd CEO Aksel Junkilla posted an opinion piece on Polygon titled "The mobile games market is an absolute mess, thanks to you."<p>The article describes how Bugbyte’s recent mobile release, <i>Battlestation Harbinger</i>, failed to become a commercial …

Superhuman Energy Cultivated by Meditators: It's Science

The energy emitted by people who have reached an advanced level in meditation practice has been shown by multiple studies to exceed normal human …

Meditation

Toy Startup Roam And Wander Receives New Funding, Prepares To Expand Its U.S. Retail Presence

Roam & Wander, the Hong Kong and Taipei-based children’s entertainment startup that we profiled in June, is preparing to expand its retail operations into the U.S. just six months after its first plush toy, TuTu, was successfully funded on Kickstarter.<p>Roam & Wander is interesting not just because …