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Microsoft Releases Windows 10 SDK

Microsoft Releases Windows 10 SDK

We’re inching closer and closer to the official release of Windows 10 from Microsoft. For proof, look no further than a Microsoft blog post published on Monday, which tells us that there’s a new SDK available for the … [Read more...]

Microsoft Announces Windows Hello and Passport

Microsoft Announces Windows Hello and Passport

On Tuesday, Microsoft announced its plans to release Windows 10 in 190 countries around the world in 111 languages this summer, though the exact date is still unclear. The company also announced Windows Hello, a new … [Read more...]

More Microsoft Rumors Swirl For Non-Windows Cortana

More Microsoft Rumors Swirl For Non-Windows Cortana

Every few months, another rumor pops up about Microsoft’s supposed plans to bring its personal digital assistant, Cortana, to more platforms. Today, Reuters reports that the project is taking shape under the name … [Read more...]

Xbox Live Games With Gold for March: Some Really Solid Titles

Xbox Live Games With Gold for March: Some Really Solid Titles

This might be the best "Games with Gold" month in quite some time.Owners of the Xbox One who subscribe to Xbox Live Gold will get Rayman Legends -- a game that nabbed a Metacritic score of 91 -- at no cost.Those … [Read more...]

Weekend Wrap-Up: Pebble is Counting Down to a Surprise; Apple Patents a VR Headset

Weekend Wrap-Up: Pebble is Counting Down to a Surprise; Apple Patents a VR Headset

Happy Sunday! This is the Weekend Wrap-Up, where we cover the top tech stories from the past week. Companies in the news include Pebble, Apple, Samsung and Microsoft.Keeping reading to find out why. Pebble is … [Read more...]

Microsoft is Doing an Ultimate Game Sale for Xbox This Week, And These Could Be the Deals

Microsoft is Doing an Ultimate Game Sale for Xbox This Week, And These Could Be the Deals

Microsoft, to its credit, has done a much better job offering Xbox deals and discounts in the past six months, and it looks like another sales event is in the pipeline.Major Nelson tweeted out on Saturday that an … [Read more...]

Weekend Wrap-Up: Apple May Be Working On a Car; Google is Creating a New Apple Pay Rival

Weekend Wrap-Up: Apple May Be Working On a Car; Google is Creating a New Apple Pay Rival

Happy Sunday, folks! It's time for another edition of the Weekend Wrap-Up, where we gather the top tech stories from the past week, bundle them together and wrap them up with a nice little bow on top. Companies making … [Read more...]

Samsung Reportedly Shipping Galaxy S6 with Microsoft Apps

Samsung Reportedly Shipping Galaxy S6 with Microsoft Apps

More details about the next Samsung flagship smartphone, the Galaxy S6, have trickled onto the web, this time courtesy of a post on SamMobile. Apparently in addition to removing the metric ton of bloatware that typically … [Read more...]

Microsoft Reportedly Acquires Surface Pen Maker N-Trig

Microsoft Reportedly Acquires Surface Pen Maker N-Trig

It seems as if Microsoft is doubling down on its stylus for the future of the Surface line, as reports out of Israel say that it’s acquired N-trig, the maker of the Surface Pen. If the report is accurate, Microsoft has … [Read more...]

Microsoft Releases Universal Office App Preview for Windows 10

Microsoft Releases Universal Office App Preview for Windows 10

Right now, I’m writing this post on the new, touch-friendly version of Microsoft Word for Windows 10, which we last heard about in January during Microsoft’s huge batch of Windows 10 announcements. That’s right – today … [Read more...]