Microsoft plans to offer Windows 10 S-mode escape via the Microsoft Store
A month ago Joe Belfiore confirmed that in the future all Windows 10 PCs will be offered in the locked down Windows 10 S-mode, saying: “Starting with the next update to Windows 10, coming soon, customers can choose to buy a new ...
Microsoft Research talks about their Haptics research (video)
In a new video, Microsoft Research has revealed a bit around some of their recent haptics projects, previously covered on this website. In the video, Mike Sinclair, Principal Research Hardware Engineer at Microsoft Research, ...
HP will start supporting Windows AutoPilot in the fall
Microsoft last year announced Windows AutoPilot, a new set of features powered by cloud-based services that simplifies the deployment and management of new Windows 10 PC’s along with enhancements to Mobile Device Management and ...
Microsoft Edge for Android beta updated with support for Windows Timeline
Following the release of Edge for iOS preview update last week with support for Windows Timeline, Microsoft today released an updated Edge beta app for Android devices with support for Windows Timeline. With this feature, you can...
TubeCast VR brings immersive 3D YouTube to Windows Mixed Reality
Veteran Microsoft Store Webrox has brought their popular video player to the Windows Mixed Reality. Mainly focussed on 360° content on YouTube, TubeCast VR lets you view 360° videos by moving your head, and browse the interfa...
Panasonic announces a fully rugged tablet with integrated Intel RealSense 3D camera
At Hannover Messe in Germany today, Panasonic announced a new fully rugged Windows-based Toughpad FZ-M1 tablet with integrated Intel RealSense 3D camera which can be used in a wide range of industry applications including warehous...
Microsoft Store announces new YouthSpark Summer Camps for students in the U.S., Canada and Puerto Rico
Microsoft Store today announced new YouthSpark Summer Camps for students for students ages 8 and up in the U.S., Canada and Puerto Rico where they can learn coding, robotics, moviemaking and philanthropic skills. Microsoft Store c...
Netflix’s The Witcher series will be 8 episodes long, could air in 2020
Television and movies based on video game properties don’t exactly have a good track record, but Netflix aims to change that with its upcoming series The Witcher. Not a lot of details are out surrounding the series, but show...
PUBG’s Miramar map is coming to Xbox One through a test server tomorrow
PUBG’s Miramar map is set to come to the game next month on Xbox One, but some players won’t need to wait long at all to get a taste of it. The developer has announced that Miramar is coming to Xbox tomorrow through te...
Facebook’s Messenger for Kids app will have a sleep mode and let you add another parent
Last year Facebook’s Messenger app for kids was announced as an app which let parents keep an eye on their children while still using Facebook. “In addition to our research with thousands of parents, we’ve engaged with ...
Discuss: What are your thoughts on the roll out of progressive web apps so far?
Microsoft is moving Windows away from universal Windows apps into the world of the progressive web apps as a focus, and as the primary app interface. Progressive web apps are a set of web-apps which are built to be more than web-...
Microsoft kills off all Windows Phone enterprise messaging apps
Using any of Microsoft’s enterprise messaging services on Windows 10 Mobile or Windows Phone 8.1? You’re going to have to bail in the next month. The firm will be killing support for all its services on its mobile plat...
Seeing more spam in your inbox? Gmail may be at fault
This weekend, users who used Google’s email service suddenly found that their inboxes were flooded with spam mail. To make things even more bizarre, the users also found that the emails appeared to originate from….th...
Microsoft is promoting the HoloLens at the Hannover Messe trade show this week
Microsoft is promoting the Microsoft HoloLens Mixed Reality headset at the Hannover Messe show in Germany this week. Billed as the world’s leading trade show for industrial technology, Microsoft is putting the headset forward ...
Samsung’s Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus might soon ship with 128GB and 256GB variants
Smartphones have been getting more PC like in terms of the storage they offer. While options used to have 32GB to be classed as flagships, now flagship phones start with 64GB and move up from there. In some cases, up can be way u...
Deal Alert: Microsoft is offering a discount on the Surface Pro (2017)
Microsoft is offering a discount for 250 euros for the Surface Pro 2017 in Italy. This discount takes the pricing of the device down to 1240 Euros, with free shopping included. Aside from an Intel i5 processor, 256GB of storage a...
Files and Folders Pro is a UWP file manager app for Windows 10 that’s currently on sale
While many long for a native UWP file explorer from Microsoft, third-party developers have filled in the gap with their own efforts. Files and Folders pro started as a Windows Phone file manager which has long since evolved into a...
New Zero-day Double Kill malware in the wild, spreads via infected Office documents
Chinese security company Qihoo 360 has discovered a new form of malware currently in the wild which is actively exploiting a zero-day flaw in Internet Explorer to install a backdoor trojan on the PC of Windows users. Users do not...
Google’s Backup and Sync app for Windows gets updated
Google has recently updated its Backup and Sync app for Windows and MacOS devices with changes aimed at improving usability. The firm has added support for HEIF images so that pictures which are synced from your desktop now appear...