Here's How Microsoft Plans To Demolish Mac, Rivals

In an event, Microsoft outlined a strategy that will give next-generation Windows computers edge over the competition. This involves three criteria that aims to foster hardware innovation and differentiated user experience.

Microsoft February 3, 2017

Microsoft Valued At Over $500 Billion: First Time This Has Happened Since 2000

After once again beating Wall Street analyst expectations on quarterly revenue and profit, Microsoft saw its market value breach the $500 billion mark. This is the first time that the company was able to achieve this feat since 2000.

Microsoft January 30, 2017

5 Ways Microsoft Is Enhancing Windows 10 Creators Update: Cortana, 3D, VR And More

Microsoft is bulking up the Windows 10 with powerful and amazing applications in order to get ahead of the competition. Find out the biggest improvements for the new OS

Microsoft January 29, 2017

Microsoft Will Continue To Spend Over $1 Billion Per Year On Cybersecurity To Keep Users Safe

Microsoft will continue to invest more than $1 billion per year on cybersecurity research and development. The figure was revealed by the company's VP of security Bharat Shah, adding that spending is necessary as more users move to the cloud.

Microsoft January 27, 2017

Microsoft Provides More Details On Windows 10 Game Mode: FPS Increase By Up To 5 Percent, More Features On The Way

Microsoft has not fully explained the Windows 10 Game Mode, but more information has been released to give a clearer picture on what gamers can expect. For example, testing has resulted in frame rate improvements of up to 5 percent.

Microsoft January 26, 2017

LinkedIn's SVP Of Infrastructure Kevin Scott Is Now Microsoft's New CTO

Kevin Scott, LinkedIn’s highest-ranking engineering executive was recently been named as Microsoft’s new Chief Technology Officer. Other corporate shake-ups have also been set in place in light of Microsoft’s acquisition of LinkedIn.

Microsoft January 25, 2017

Microsoft Gives Xbox One Its First Creators Update: Copilot Controller Mode, Home Improvements, And More

Creators Update has now landed on the Xbox One. The first wave of changes already introduce exciting features to the user interface as well as new elements that allow a more optimized and people-focused gaming experience.

Microsoft January 23, 2017

Original Windows 10 Version 1507 Reaching End Of Support This March: What This Means And What To Do

Microsoft has officially announced that the original Windows 10 version 1507 will reach the end of support on March 26, 2017. What does this mean?

Microsoft January 23, 2017

Windows 10 Bombards Chrome Users With Spam: Microsoft Shopping Assistant Keeps Popping Up

Windows 10 users have expressed their displeasure over Microsoft's latest aggressive marketing for its Shopping Assistant extension on Google Chrome.

Microsoft January 22, 2017

Microsoft Windows 10 Creators Update May Bring Baked-In Ebook Store

Microsoft has apparently started testing a new ebook store for Windows 10, which would allow users to buy ebooks and read them in Microsoft Edge. The prospect is intriguing, but it remains to be seen whether it will actually reach the public.

Microsoft January 18, 2017

Microsoft Windows 10 VR Headsets Get A March Shipping Date

Microsoft executive Vlad Kolesnikov confirmed that Windows Holographic VR headsets will be available in March. The devices, however, will only ship to developers, who will be using the devices to write and test VR applications.

Microsoft January 18, 2017

Microsoft Says Windows 7 Is 'Outdated' And Unsafe, Promotes Successor Windows 10

In a latest statement, Microsoft is reminding users that time is running out for Windows 7. The company maintains that it is not only outdated, but it will no longer get security support beyond 2020.

Microsoft January 18, 2017

Surface Pro 4 Deals: Microsoft Slashes Price Of 128 GB, Intel Core i5 Variant By $100

Microsoft has slashed $100 off the price of its Surface Pro 4 with an Intel Core i5 processor, 4 GB of RAM, and 128 GB of storage. The deal is good only for a limited time.

Microsoft January 17, 2017

Surface Pro 5: Here Are Upcoming Improvements You Didn't See In Surface Pro 4

Microsoft is expected to launch the Surface Pro 5 with a faster processor and better battery life. Take a look at the improvements of the Surface Pro 5 that you didn't see in the Surface Pro 4.

Microsoft January 22, 2017

Donald Trump Tweet Does Not Threaten Microsoft CEO

Donald Trump had tweeted about Microsoft not doing enough to secure jobs for Americans in their backyard. The company's CEO Satya Nadella, however, is unperturbed by the accusation and stated that Microsoft would continue to create jobs for Americans.

Microsoft January 17, 2017

Microsoft Surface Phone May Be A Phablet, Set To Debut Soon

According to new reports, the Microsoft Surface Phone may get unveiled very soon. The upcoming Microsoft handset could possibly be a phablet that may resemble the Nokia Lumia XL.

Microsoft January 16, 2017

Microsoft Acquires Deep Learning Startup Maluuba: Company's AI Efforts Beefing Up

Microsoft announced that it has agreed to acquire Maluuba, a startup in the business of natural language processing and building computers that can think like people. It also employs an AI expert that Microsoft seems very interested to employ.

Microsoft January 14, 2017

Windows 10 Game Mode Will Boost Gaming Experience, Says Microsoft

Microsoft’s Creators Update will bring a new Game Mode that will optimize the performance of the Windows 10 PC. This mode will maximize the gaming performance of the PC.

Microsoft January 15, 2017

Microsoft Confirms Themes 'Coming Soon' For Windows 10, Both Free And Paid

Microsoft has officially declared themes are slated to go live on the Windows store. The feature would be available in the Creators Update for the 15007 build, due to release in April.

Microsoft January 13, 2017

Microsoft's Windows 10 Creators Update To Come With Privacy Control Changes To Address Criticism

Moving to address criticisms regarding the perceived abuse in usage data collection, Microsoft announced that its upcoming Creators Update will have more options that will let users take control of their privacy.

Microsoft January 11, 2017

Microsoft Surface Pro 5 Gearing Up For March Release: 4K Display, 3D Support And More

Microsoft will reportedly launch its Surface Pro 5 tablet in March. The device is rumored to sport a 4K screen, offer 3D support, include a magnetic stylus and many other high-end features.

Microsoft January 10, 2017

Windows 10 Creators Update To Be Rolled Out In April: What Does Microsoft Have In Store For Users?

According to an exclusive MSPoweruser report, Microsoft will be launching the Creators Update for Windows 10 in April. What are the new features and improvements that are said to be coming with the update?

Microsoft January 3, 2017

Windows 10 Testers Will Never See The Blue Screen Of Death: Microsoft Changed The Color To Green

Participants of the Windows 10 Insider Program will no longer be getting the blue screen of death. However, this is not because Windows 10 will never crash, but rather because Microsoft changed the color from blue to green.

Microsoft December 29, 2016

Microsoft Patent Hints At A Future Where HoloLens Users Can Track Objects Via AR Technology

A patent application reveals Microsoft's plan to address the current limitations of its HoloLens headgear. The proposed methods could give rise to futuristic technologies such as an eye-tracking platform and a feature that could bring Star Trek's Holodeck closer to reality.

Microsoft December 30, 2016

Holiday Gaming Deals: Xbox One Bundles Free Controller, Headset Or Game For A Limited Time

Microsoft announced another last-minute Xbox deal for holiday shoppers, offering attractive bundles with a free wireless controller, stereo headset, or game of choice when purchasing the Xbox One or Xbox One S. The deal is only for a limited-time, set to expire soon.

Microsoft December 27, 2016

Microsoft Also Thinks It May Have 'Went Too Far' With The Aggressive Windows 10 Upgrades: Users Not Alone

Several months after Microsoft has launched an aggressive push to get users to upgrade to Windows 10, one of the company's top executives admitted that the tactic, which severely aggravated users, was a mistake.

Microsoft December 23, 2016

Microsoft Surface Pro 5 Specs, Features And Release Date Rumors: Everything We Know So Far About The Surface Pro 4 Successor

2016 has nearly passed with no Surface Pro 5 in sight, but Microsoft is expected to unleash the powerhouse in 2017. Here's what we know so far about the Surface Pro 5's specs, release, and pricing.

Microsoft December 25, 2016

Unlocked Microsoft Lumia 950 XL Drops To $299 At Microsoft Store, $200 Off For Limited Time

Microsoft slashed $200 off the price of its Lumia 950 XL, now selling the Windows Phone smartphone at $299 for a limited time. The Lumia 950 got a discount too, but it's already out of stock.

Microsoft December 18, 2016

Microsoft Surface Pro 4 Deals: Walmart Offers Big Discount For Select Surface Pro 4 Intel Core i5 Models

Walmart has cut the price of select Surface Pro 4 models with Intel Core i5 processors, allowing for notable savings. The older Surface Pro 3 is on sale as well, with select models getting discounts of up to $931.

Microsoft December 14, 2016

Microsoft Slashes $50 Off All Xbox One Consoles And Bundles For The Holidays

Microsoft announced that it is slashing $50 off from the price of all Xbox One consoles and bundles for the holidays. The move mirrors the one recently made by Sony for the PlayStation 4 Slim.

Microsoft December 13, 2016

You Can Try Microsoft's Surface Hub For 30 Days Before Buying The Interactive Whiteboard

Business users will now get to try Microsoft's Surface Hub for 30 days before making a purchase decision. The company expects that the collaborative solution will appeal to users because it demonstrates the flexibility of the Windows 10 platform scaled to huge screens.

Microsoft December 13, 2016

Skype Translator Now Offers Real-Time Translation For Calls To Mobiles And Landlines, But Here's The Catch

Microsoft expanded its real-time translation tool beyond just Skype-to-Skype calls. Microsoft Translator now works with calls to mobiles and landlines as well, but it's not for everyone just yet.

Microsoft December 12, 2016

Microsoft Windows 10 VR Minimum PC Specs Officially Detailed: Here's What You Need

Microsoft has officially announced the Windows 10 VR minumum system requirements, determined in collaboration with Intel through Project Evo. Good news: you won't need a super PC to enjoy VR.

Microsoft December 8, 2016

Microsoft Takes Another Shot At ARM: Cellular PCs With Qualcomm On Board And A Better Approach Than Windows RT

Microsoft wants to deliver 'cellular PCs' starting next year, bringing Windows 10 on ARM. The Qualcom Snapdragon 835 will be the first processor supported, emulating traditional desktop apps on laptops, tablets and phones.

Microsoft December 8, 2016

Windows 10 Creators Update Targeted At Businesses: Focus On Security, Analytics And More

Microsoft has outlined the key Windows 10 Creators Update benefits for business users as of Dec. 6. While value proposition for the average consumers focused on creativity, business users will enjoy features that enhance security against attacks.

Microsoft December 7, 2016

Microsoft Surface Book 2 Specs, Features And Release Date Rumors: What Can We Expect From Surface Book 2017

Microsoft recently released the Surface Book i7, which is the second iteration of the first laptop ever released by the company. Rumors, however, are already swirling on the Surface Book 2, which is expected to be released next year.

Microsoft December 6, 2016

After Tay Disaster, New Microsoft Zo AI-Powered Chatbot Struggles To Be Coherent On Kik

Microsoft tried and failed with Tay, its chatbot that turned racist and sexist in less than 24 hours before being pulled off the market. The company is now at it again with Zo, a new chatbot looking for friends on Kik, but don't expect any deep conversations.

Microsoft December 6, 2016

Microsoft 12 Days Of Deals: Here's When To Buy Surface Pro 4 And Xbox One With Big Discounts

Microsoft's annual 12 Days of Deals promo kicks off Tuesday, Dec. 5, which has offers galore for holiday shoppers. We clue you in on when you can snag the Surface Pro 4 and Xbox One deals.

Microsoft December 5, 2016

Microsoft's HoloLens Reaches More Markets: Australia, The UK And More

Microsoft HoloLens is now available for preorder in seven new countries in addition to the United States and Canada. It will come in commercial and developer editions and can be purchased directly at Microsoft Stores.

Microsoft December 5, 2016

Microsoft Surface Pro 5 Specs Rumors: Surface Pro 4 Successor To Sport 512 GB Storage, Better Battery Life, USB-C And More

The Microsoft Surface Pro 5 is rumored to feature many improvements over its predecessor, the Surface Pro 4. One such improvement is that the Surface Pro 5 is said to be coming with storage of up to 512 GB.

Microsoft December 3, 2016

Microsoft 12 Days Of Deals: Holiday Promo Offers Discounts On Surface Pro 4, Xbox One Games, Computers And More

Microsoft has officially announced its annual 12 Days of Deals promotion, set to kick off on Dec. 5. The company prepared a mixed bag of offers with discounts on PCs, tablets, Xbox consoles and games, Surface and more, so here's what to expect.

Microsoft December 3, 2016

Microsoft Surface Studio Teardown Reveals It's 'Full Of Hot Air' And You Can Easily Upgrade Its Storage

A teardown from iFixit reveals that the all-in-one Surface Studio PC from Microsoft may not have memory that can be upgraded, but its on-board storage can be increased. The Surface Studio received a repairability score of 5 out of 10 from iFixit.

Microsoft November 30, 2016

Microsoft Solitaire Collection Hits Android And iOS: Classic Game Brings Daily Challenges And Xbox Live Integration

Microsoft has finally launched its Solitaire Collection on mobile, available now on Android and iOS. Mobile players will get five games, daily challenges, Xbox Live integration and more, and the Premium Edition is free until the end of the year.

Microsoft November 24, 2016

EU Could Approve Microsoft's Acquisition Of LinkedIn For $26 Billion

To get the European Union to approve the LinkedIn acquisition, Microsoft has presented the EU commission its LinkedIn concessions including allowing third-party developers access to the app. The decision for this $26 billion deal will be announced by Dec. 6.

Microsoft November 27, 2016

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