Microsoft's new Xbox Elite Wireless Controller Series 2 is now official. The company says it's now 'more elite than ever,' featuring new adjustable tension thumbsticks, Bluetooth connectivity, and more.
Video Games June 10, 2019
With Microsoft's E3 sale, the Xbox One X is $100 cheaper. The deals also extend to the Xbox One S and a slew of games, such as 'Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice' and 'Mortal Kombat 11.'
Video Games June 9, 2019
iTunes is about to be broken into three separate apps on the macOS when Catalina rolls out. On the other hand, it's going to remain intact as a single app on the Windows platform, according to Apple.
Apple June 5, 2019
Microsoft has apparently been showing off a dual-screen Surface prototype to employees. It might even release this device sometime within the next six months, if rumors are to be believed.
Microsoft June 4, 2019
Microsoft is creating a version of Xbox Game Pass specifically tailored to Windows users. It’s not clear how it’s going to cost, but it will include 100 games to start.
Video Games May 31, 2019
The lineup of Microsoft's Xbox Games with Gold for June 2019 has been announced. This time around, it includes 'NHL 19' and 'Rivals of Aether' for the Xbox One.
Video Games May 31, 2019
Microsoft shared some ideas on how a modern OS should work. Constant, invisible updates, a seamless cloud-based experience, and 5G are just some of the elements that make up this ideal new platform.
Microsoft May 30, 2019
Microsoft’s xCloud game streaming service might give Google Stadia a run for its money. Apparently, the platform will be able to host some 3,500 games across all Xbox generations.
Video Games May 27, 2019
This limited-edition Xbox One S model for 'Fortnite' fans just leaked ahead of Microsoft’s E3 presentation. It is said to come in this sleek purple colorway and include 2,000 in-game V-Bucks, plus neat extras.
Video Games May 27, 2019
When Sony announced its partnership with Microsoft, no one was more shocked than its own PlayStation team. But apparently, the PlayStation 5 won’t be affected by this new relationship.
Video Games May 21, 2019
Microsoft’s Chromium Edge browser just landed on macOS. Users can download a preview now, which includes features found on the Windows 10 build released earlier.
Microsoft May 21, 2019
Microsoft’s Surface Headphones are currently $100 off for some reason, so get them while you can. This is the first time they’ve been discounted, by the way.
Wearable Tech May 20, 2019
Sony and Microsoft’s partnership will include collaborating on cloud gaming services, semiconductors, artificial intelligence, and more. No word on whether the two will co-develop actual games, however.
Video Games May 18, 2019
In celebration of 10 years of 'Minecraft,' Mojang has made the original version available to play for free. 'Minecraft' Classic is now fully playable directly from web browsers.
Video Games May 9, 2019
Microsoft was going to do a HoloLens 2 demo of the Apollo 11 moon landing at Build 2019. However, it couldn't quite pull it off.
Microsoft May 7, 2019
Amazon’s newly updated Alexa app for Windows 10 now lets users access the digital assistant hands-free. It comes with voice command support for Pandora, as well.
Microsoft May 7, 2019
Online multiplayer is a melting pot of people with bad mouths and equally awful behavior. Microsoft wants to fix that by adjusting the language players use to trash talk others.
Video Games May 6, 2019
Microsoft is offering a HoloLens 2 developer edition that comes with Azure credits and Unity software trials for $3,500. It also confirms that Unreal Engine 4 support will arrive by the end of May.
Wearable Tech May 3, 2019
The latest Windows 10 Preview update enhances Your Phone, adds dictation support for more languages, and fixes a number of bugs along the way. However, it also adds some unknown issues that merit proceeding with caution.
Microsoft April 29, 2019
Microsoft has announced pricing and release details for its new Surface Hub 2S. It will be available in June with a price tag of $8,999.
Microsoft April 23, 2019
Microsoft pulls the plug on the Sets tabbed experience on Windows 10. But perhaps not — senior project manager Rich Turner says tabs might still come down the line.
Microsoft April 22, 2019
Insiders claim that the next-gen Xbox is going to be 'more advanced' than the PlayStation 5. If true, then the Xbox could retain its title as 'the world's most powerful console.'
Video Games April 20, 2019
Microsoft confirmed that hackers targeted a limited number of e-mail accounts on Hotmail, MSN, and Outlook. It assured its users that it takes data protection very seriously, and it is currently investigating the issue.
Microsoft April 17, 2019
Microsoft confirmed the multiplayer mode reveal of 'Gears 5' is happening in June during new eSports TV show. The upcoming third-person video game is anticipated to be one of Microsoft’s biggest game launches for 2019.
Video Games April 17, 2019
Microsoft’s answer to Apple’s AirPods might come out by the end of the year. Its design, features, and price are largely nebulous at the moment, though.
Microsoft April 16, 2019
'Forza Street' is the new free-to-play racing title for Windows 10. It's set to launch on Android and iOS too, making it the first in the series to go beyond the PC and Xbox platforms.
Video Games April 16, 2019
Microsoft is now throwing shade at Google Stadia, a sign that the cloud gaming wars have officially begun. Xbox exec Mike Nichols says the game streaming service has one major problem — lack of content.
Video Games April 12, 2019
Early impressions say Chromium-based Edge performs better than Google Chrome on Windows 10. In the future, Microsoft might add Fluent Design tweaks and existing Edge features such as inking and setting aside tabs.
Apps/Software April 9, 2019
No need to Safely Remove USB from Windows 10 devices anymore. Microsoft has defaulted to Quick Removal instead of Better Performance for all external devices.
Microsoft April 8, 2019
A report says that Microsoft is going to unveil a new subscription called Xbox Game Pass Ultimate. The new offering is said to combine Xbox Live Gold and Xbox Game Pass for the disc-less Xbox One S All-Digital edition.
Video Games April 6, 2019
Microsoft is about to roll out its May 2019 update for Windows 10. It will allow users to decide whether to install future updates as soon as they become available or to stave it off in the meantime.
Apps/Software April 5, 2019
Right now, only Microsoft Edge on Windows 10 supports true 4K streaming on Netflix. But that could change soon with Microsoft’s Chromium-based browser, which will launch in beta soon.
Apps/Software April 3, 2019
Microsoft is backing out of the e-book business to 'streamline' the focus of its Store. It's offering full refunds to customers and plans to remove access to all purchased digital books in July.
Microsoft April 2, 2019
Microsoft added a new configuration for the 13.5-inch Surface Book 2. At that, the device is now available with a quad-core eighth-generation Intel Core i5 processor.
Microsoft April 1, 2019
The latest update for 'Minecraft' has dropped almost all references to its original creator Notch. Some speculate that this is a way to distance the game from the highly controversial game designer.
Video Games March 29, 2019
April Fools’ is just days away, and some may now be preparing for the wittiest gags. However, Microsoft decided to skip doing pranks, saying there are 'more to lose than gain' in trying to be funny for just a day.
Microsoft March 28, 2019
Microsoft's newest version of Edge has been leaked online, allowing users to try the Chromium-based browser. While it functions like Chrome, the company made features parallel to other Windows 10 applications.
Microsoft March 25, 2019
Microsoft will employ xCloud-specific tools to make sure streaming Xbox games on a phone wouldn’t be a terrible experience. It’s leveraging the Touch Adaption Kit and cloud aware APIs as part of those efforts.
Video Games March 23, 2019
Microsoft makes Windows Defender cross-platform by bringing the client to macOS. Users will have access to much of the same antivirus options, including scanning, taking action on threats, and more.
Security March 22, 2019
Microsoft's new Windows Virtual Desktop is now available for public preview. The program allows users to easily launch their Windows desktops and apps using Azure while also enjoying its built-in security.
Apps/Software March 22, 2019
Yup, 'Cuphead' is coming to Nintendo Switch, which means it won’t be a Microsoft exclusive anymore. Enjoy the critically acclaimed hand-drawn title on April 18.
Video Games March 21, 2019
It's official: Windows 7 support is going to end on Jan. 14, 2020. Now Microsoft is urging users to upgrade to Windows 10, as it's about to stop providing security updates and technical assistance.
Microsoft March 21, 2019
PC gamers will get to play 'Halo: The Master Chief Collection' ahead of release as part of Microsoft’s 'Halo' Insider Program. Things will kick off with 'Halo: Reach' first, followed by the other titles later on.
Video Games March 19, 2019
Prepare to see Xbox Live arrive on more platforms. Microsoft just announced a new SDK for iOS and Android developers, and soon the Nintendo Switch could be included, as well.
Video Games March 15, 2019
Microsoft’s newly updated Wireless Display now enables players to cast their games on PC to their Xbox One. No Netflix or Amazon video yet, though.
Video Games March 14, 2019