Hints regarding the Surface Phone rekindled as Microsoft makes some changes to its latest operating system. It appears that the Redstone 5 update could be a clue that the smartphone is under development.
A security firm had found a serious flaw in Internet Explorer that made it vulnerable to a malware attack. The group behind the attack is delivering the double-kill vulnerability through Microsoft Office files on a global scale.
Windows 10 Lean is a slimmed-down Windows edition that does away with apps, drivers, and tools, saving you up to 2 GB of space. It’s not clear who it’s for, though, and what Microsoft plans to do with it.
Microsoft April 24, 2018
Xbox One users who have high refresh rate monitors should be pretty pleased with the console’s upcoming May update. Microsoft is finally bringing 120 Hz support to the system, which will make games smoother and more visually dynamic.
Video Games April 24, 2018
Microsoft finally confirmed its plans to push for the adoption of the Windows 10 version of OneNote. Office 2019 will feature the upgraded program but will still offer the 2016 version as an option for its users.
Microsoft April 20, 2018
Social media users were divided over the new Xbox Avatar System. Fans started commenting on the feature when a former Microsoft designer leaked the 2-minute video before it was removed from YouTube.
Video Games April 18, 2018
Microsoft and 33 of the world’s biggest technology companies have made a pact to not get involved in international cyberwarfare. Through a document called the Tech Accord, these companies laid out their vision to help their users everywhere.
Security April 17, 2018
Microsoft will soon add 19 more original Xbox games to the Xbox One Backward Compatibility catalog. The titles, which will be playable in both physical and digital versions, include 'The Elder Scrolls III: Morrowind' and several classic 'Star Wars' games.
Video Games April 11, 2018
Microsoft has released the new Windows 10 Preview Build 17639 to Insiders who are part of the Skip Ahead subset. The new build is focused on the management tool Sets.
Microsoft April 5, 2018
Rare recently crowned the first Pirate Legend for "Sea of Thieves" but gamers seem to disagree. Complaints flooded the social media as gamers promoted the hashtag #NotMyPirateLegend to draw the attention of Microsoft and the game developers.
Video Games March 30, 2018
The Xbox Games with Gold free downloads for April 2018 are headlined by 'The Witness' and 'Assassin's Creed: Syndicate' for the Xbox One. The free games next month are much better compared to what was offered this March.
Video Games March 29, 2018
An update to the Microsoft Services Agreement apparently paves the way for Microsoft to suspend Xbox One players for offensive language. A civil rights activist, meanwhile, noted the ambiguity of some of the contents of the agreement.
Video Games March 28, 2018
Microsoft has rolled out the Edge browser as a free download to iPads and Android tablets, a few months after launching the app on iPhones and Android smartphones. Why would users choose Edge over Apple's Safari and Google's Chrome?
Microsoft March 27, 2018
Rare invited its fans to participate in their most recent Reddit AMA for 'Sea of Thieves' as its launch draws closer. Based on some of the answers given by members of the development team, the game seems to have been rushed to meet its release schedule.
Video Games March 19, 2018
Microsoft has announced a pretty sweet deal. From March 18 through 24, every person who buys a brand-new Xbox One X will get ‘Sea of Thieves’ free of charge.
Video Games March 17, 2018
Microsoft has done several steps in the past to convince people that its Edge browser is better than the others. Now, however, it’s basically forcing Edge onto Windows 10 users.
Microsoft March 17, 2018
Microsoft has now sent some help to a teacher in Ghana so his students could learn how to use a computer. It has sent some much-needed machines to aid the teacher in educating students.
Viral March 15, 2018
Microsoft teased that it will have its 'biggest showing ever' in the upcoming E3 2018. What does the company have planned for the annual event, and what could we expect for the Xbox One?
Video Games March 15, 2018
The Xbox One S and Xbox One X are slated to receive the spring update soon. The patch will apparently enable AMD Freesync support and Auto Low Latency Mode among others.
Video Games March 14, 2018
Microsoft has announced new features for its Slack rival, aiming to improve the experience. Microsoft Teams is getting Cortana integration, inline message translation, cloud recording for meetings, and more.
Microsoft March 14, 2018
Microsoft wants to enable 'Fortnite' cross-platform play between the Xbox One and PlayStation 4. Sony, however, is blocking the feature, and this is not the first time that it has done so.
Video Games March 13, 2018
Undead Labs finally revealed the release date of 'State of Decay 2' for the Xbox One and PC. Its set to come out this May, with preorder now available.
Video Games March 7, 2018
Newegg has an Xbox One X deal for $500 that includes ‘Grand Theft Auto V’ and ‘Destiny 2.’ Hurry, though, because there are only limited units available.
Video Games March 5, 2018
A teacher in Ghana was using a blackboard to teach students a key part of their curriculum — learning to use Microsoft Word. Photos of him teaching his students went viral.
Viral March 2, 2018
Game developer Rare scheduled to hold another scale test for 'Sea of thieves' this weekend. It plans to deliberately stress the servers to ensure quality upon launch.
Video Games March 2, 2018
Microsoft has detailed the Xbox Spring Update. There are a ton of features in store, but arguably the most notable ones are 1440p support for the Xbox One S and Xbox One X and controller sharing on Mixer.
Video Games March 1, 2018
Microsoft announced that the remastered versions of 'Turok' and 'Turok 2' will launch for the Xbox One next month. The remake is published by Nightdive Studios, the same developers behind the upcoming 'System Shock' remake.
Video Games February 26, 2018
Larry Hryb posted an announcement on Twitter that hinted an upcoming game for the Xbox Game Pass next month. 'Rise of the Tomb Raider' is clearly teased by the photo along with seven other games.
Video Games February 25, 2018
The video game industry started 2018 strong, with the three major consoles all booking strong sales for the first month of the year. The figures suggest that the dominance of the PlayStation 4 might be over.
Video Games February 22, 2018
Microsoft accidentally revealed the limitation of its upcoming operating system variant Windows 10 ARM. These devices, which have mobile processors, will run a version of the OS that contains a handful of limitations.
Microsoft February 21, 2018
It appears both the Xbox One X and Xbox One S will get 1440p support soon. What’s more, a program manager just hinted that Xbox Insiders might finally be able to try it out.
Video Games February 20, 2018
Smartphones on Windows 7.5 or 8.0 are apparently no longer supported. Microsoft confirmed that push notifications will no longer work on the older versions of its mobile platform.
Microsoft February 20, 2018
Microsoft seems displeased with Google's decision to publicly report a vulnerability with the Edge browser. Sources claimed the deadline was past due and that no action was taken by the Redmond firm.
Google February 20, 2018
No, Microsoft isn’t planning on banning keyboard and mouse support on Xbox One anytime soon. That’s because it wants developers to have the freedom of making their games as they see fit.
Video Games February 19, 2018
To promote its Xbox platform, Microsoft once again offered limited console bundles. The packages available will reportedly include a free copy of 'PUBG' and Xbox Game Pass trial memberships.
Video Games February 17, 2018
Rare posted an update on the official trailer for 'Sea of Thieves.' Surprisingly, the information included details for the lowest specifications that can still decently run the game.
Video Games February 16, 2018
Microsoft has unveiled a new Ultimate Performance mode in Windows 10 via a new preview build for Insiders in the Fast Ring. The new mode, which disregards power management features, is for serious pro users.
Microsoft February 15, 2018
Microsoft’s Xbox party chat application is now live and ready to download for Android and iOS users. The app permits real-time conversation among gamers and essentially extends the Xbox Live outside of the living room.
Apps/Software February 15, 2018
Research from M.I.T. Media Lab revealed that the accuracy of facial recognition systems depends on the gender and skin color of its user. The technology may not be intentionally biased, but the discrepancy arises from its data sets and creators.
Apps/Software February 12, 2018
Microsoft will not include password use as default requirement for the next test release of Windows 10 S, indicating of the company’s plan to kill passwords in favor of biometrics and other form of authentication.
Microsoft February 12, 2018
Microsoft has revealed a new deal for users currently under competing cloud storage services. Businesses can now switch to OneDrive for free and use it until their contract with a competing service ends.
Microsoft February 7, 2018
Microsoft might be retiring its Windows 10 S operating system. Instead, it’ll turn it into a feature called S Mode within standard Windows 10 versions.
Microsoft February 7, 2018
Microsoft received feedback from retailers that were against its Xbox Game Pass changes. However, the company claims that it will push through with its decision.
Video Games February 6, 2018
Windows has finally overtaken Windows 7 in terms of worldwide market share, according to StatCounter. Why did it take Microsoft's current operating system two and a half years to achieve the feat?
Microsoft February 3, 2018
Microsoft just released a new model of its Surface Laptop that is cheaper, but only comes with an Intel Core m3 chip. There’s also a cheaper Surface Book 2 model with an Intel Core i5 chip.
Computers February 3, 2018