Minecraft hits 74 million monthly active players
Former Minecraft business head Matt Booty was recently promoted to corporate vice president of Microsoft Studios, leaving his old position open. Now his previous role has been taken up by Helen Chiang, who served as Booty’s ope...
[Updated with details] Skype rolls out a new update for Windows Insiders on Fast Ring
Update: Recently we reported about a new camera bug in Skype which has caused an issue with the rear camera while using Skype. Users have now reported that this update has finally solved the image flipping issue when pictures are ...
Microsoft announces several new features coming to Yammer mobile app on iOS and Android
Yammer team yesterday announced several new and upcoming features available in the Yammer mobile app on iOS and Android. They have added the ability to post announcements, use GIFs in posts, praise someone or a group. Read about t...
You can now move files anywhere in Office 365, SharePoint and OneDrive
Last year, Microsoft added the ability to copy files across Office 365 services including SharePoint Online and OneDrive for Business. Yesterday, Microsoft announced the ability to move files in Office 365 with full fidelity prote...
Top 5 games coming to Xbox One next week include Monster Hunter: World and Dragon Ball FighterZ
A handful of games release on Xbox One every week, ranging from AAA titles to lesser-known indie games. Xbox Wire compiles many of these releases, but misses a few and does not give any recommendations. Here are some of the game...
Spotify adds “visual podcasts” for US subscribers
While Spotify is best known for streaming all you can hear music, the firm has had higher aspirations, offering video and podcast content in the app. Now, Spotify wants to improve the usability if its platform as a storytelling pl...
WhatsApp has a new tool to help stop the spread of fake news on its platform
WhatsApp has a fake news problem, and the Facebook-owned company might be trying to fix it. WhatsApp focused sites (via TechCrunch) have noticed a new notification when forwarding messages in the app. The firm will now attach a me...
Save your pennies – Another Eve V Windows 10 tablet Flash Sale coming this Monday
The well-regarded Eve V Windows 10 tablet is once again going on sale on the 22nd January in limited quantities. The tablet will be available for a limited period via a Flash Sale, which last time ran out of stock in only 3 hours....
Playground Games’ next project is being developed with the Xbox One X as its lead platform
In a new interview with Daily Star Online, Forza Horizon 3 Creative Director Ralph Fulton revealed that the studio’s next project is being developed with the Xbox One X as its lead platform (via IGN). While Playground is kno...
Survey: Only 4% of Enterprise companies are fully patched against Spectre and Meltdown
While Microsoft has long since the patched the Spectre and Meltdown vulnerabilities, Enterprises and businesses aren’t exactly clear on what they have to do ensure their devices are safe. A study done by Barkly, a blog ded...
Windows 10 Build 17074.1002 now available for Windows Insiders in the Slow Ring
Only a day after its release to Insiders in the Fast and Skip Ahead Rings, Microsoft has released Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 17074.1002 to Insiders in the Slow ring. This build is the same as the version of Build 17074 rel...
Newest Xbox One Preview Alpha build adds inactivity shutdown options and more
A new Preview Alpha build available for Xbox Insiders today adds inactivity shutdown options and a few more fixes. Though the new 1802 build is just available for those in the Alpha ring right now, the team’s goal is to hope...
Nearly everyone backs Microsoft against DoJ in long-running digital jurisdiction Supreme Court case
We reported a few days ago that major European trade organizations also weighed in on Microsoft’s side in a long-running 2013 data jurisdiction case, with Microsoft is currently in the US Supreme Court fighting a data reque...
Google Pixelbook spotted running the unreleased Fuchsia OS from Google
We all know that Google is internally working on a flexible OS like the rumoured Andromeda from Microsoft. This flexible operating system was first spotted in 2016. We recently heard that this operating system has been made compat...
Microsoft Launcher gets more customisable in version 4.5
Microsoft has updated the Arrow Launcher app for Android smartphones, rolling in features from the latest Beta builds as expected. The app gets more customisable, allowing users to adjust icon size on the home screen and app drawe...
Deal Alert: Hit VR game Star Trek: Bridge Crew now half price
Hit VR game Star Trek: Bridge Crew, which supports Windows Mixed Reality headsets via the Steam’s portal, is now on sale on the Steam store for only £19.99, half its usual price. The game puts you and your friends in the he...
Google rolls out a patch to fix the Google Cast WiFi bug
Recently we reported an issue with Google Cast devices that started sending high traffic eventually crashing the WiFi. Google did start looking into the issue and as promised, the company has rolled out a new patch to fix the issu...