HP’s first Snapdragon Windows 10 device now available for pre-order
Back in December, HP announced new ENVY x2, their first Snapdragon-based Windows 10 device at Qualcomm Snapdragon Summit. The new ENVY x2 is now available for pre-order in the US for $999. HP ENVY x2 is a detachable PC like Micros...
Direct sharing to Twitter from Xbox One may be coming soon
A highly-requested feature may be gracing our Xbox One consoles soon. For a while now, fans have been asking for the ability to directly share videos and clips captured on Xbox One to Twitter just like how those on PlayStation 4 a...
The NPD Group: Xbox One dollar and unit sales in January 2018 are the highest achieved for the platform in a J...
Microsoft may not officially reveal Xbox One unit sales anymore, but The NPD Group does give us a good understanding of how well the console is doing. According to the research firm, Xbox One dollar and unit sales last month were ...
Microsoft announces general availability of Compliance Manager tool for Azure, Dynamics 365, and Office 365
Microsoft today announced the general availability of Compliance Manager tool for Azure, Dynamics 365, and Office 365 Business and Enterprise customers in public clouds. Microsoft also announced the general availability of Azure I...
Watch Phil Spencer’s DICE Summit 2018 Opening Keynote
Yesterday DICE Summit 2018, an annual conference for those in the games industry, began with a keynote speech by Xbox head Phil Spencer. His entire speech encompassed the impact and power of games throughout the world, but it also...
Snapchat tells its complaining users to suck it up
Snapchat’s algorithm-driven redesign of its app went over like a fart in the wind with its top customers. The app had its chronological timeline thrown out, and replaced with one driven by an algorithm, as well as merged its...
Intel working with Dell, HP, Lenovo and Microsoft to bring 5G laptops in 2019
Following the announcements by Qualcomm yesterday about the Windows 10 Always Connected PCs, Intel today announced that they are working with Dell, HP, Lenovo and Microsoft to bring 5G laptops in the second half of 2019. These W...
Qualcomm and Apple will improve their truly wireless headphones this year
Qualcomm has announced improvements to its TrueWireless Stereo technology, the tech that powers wireless Bluetooth connections in many devices. The firm’s improvements to the TrueWireless are designed to work with its recen...
Google reveals another “High Severity” unpatched Windows 10 issue
It has not been a good week for Microsoft when it comes to security, with Google’s Project Zero continuing to hammer on Microsoft’s operating system and browser, and the company not being able to keep up with the patch...
New Visual Studio Team Services (VSTS) Messaging Extension released for Microsoft Teams
Microsoft yesterday announced the release of new Visual Studio Team Services (VSTS) Messaging Extension for Microsoft Teams. This VSTS messaging extension will allow users to search, find, and discuss specific work items in a ch...
Facebook Messenger will now let you easily join group video calls
Facebook is making it easier to add more people to a group chat on Messenger. Previously, users on Messenger could only start group calls from scratch. if they were in an existing call, this was done by dropping their already exi...
Qualcomm shows off reference design for powerful VR headset with inside-out tracking
When Qualcomm announced their Snapdragon 845 processor they promised many VR-related capabilities, and now the company has unveiled a reference design which implements the chipset and which can be easily replicated by OEMs looking...
Microsoft’s chatbot technology finds a home in new Japanese travel app for tourists
JTB Corp. has just released a new app for foreign tourists to Japan (which number more than 28 million per year) to help them navigate the country and assist them during their stay. The application uses technology from navigation...
Microsoft Research develop technology which would let you game longer on your phone
The best high-end mobile games rival console games, but the price of these high-end graphics is high power consumption by the GPU, meaning your gaming session will be severely limited if you want to make it to the end of the day. ...
MR Guide is the HoloLens tour authoring tool your local museum has been waiting for
We have long promoted the Microsoft HoloLens as the ultimate guided tour device for museums and exhibitions, and now a new application has arrived from Russian startup Hologroup designed to make it even easier for museums and oth...
Latest Insider build of Office 2016 for Mac brings Outlook improvements, Excel fixes
Microsoft today released a new Insider Slow build for Office 2016 for Mac. This Version 16.11 is a minor update with most of the suite not receiving any updates or features. Outlook for Mac is the biggest beneficiary, however, wit...