MSPoweruser Podcast 26: The Insider Program takes a break & Cortana heads to a speaker
While everyone might be heading home for the holidays, there’s still some nice news scattered throughout the week. Both Vernon E. L. Smith and Andrew Bennett are ready to dive in, even if it’s cold outside! You can lis...
Cortana is coming to IoT devices with the Windows 10 Creators Update
With Windows 10, Microsoft brought Windows Phone’s personal assistant, Cortana, to new types of devices. The personal assistant launched on PCs initially, but it quickly made its way to the Xbox One, Microsoft Band, Surface ...
Microsoft makes several announcements to bring mixed reality into the mainstream
Windows is the only platform unifying the mixed reality ecosystem, providing inside-out tracking for HMDs, a single platform and standardized inputs for developers, and a consistent interface with a single store for customers. At ...
Microsoft to reveal more details about its 3rd party VR/AR plans at December event
At Computex this year, Microsoft first announced that Windows Holographic is coming to devices of all shapes and sizes from fully immersive virtual reality to fully untethered holographic computing. They invited Windows OEM, ODM, ...
Microsoft may hold a second WinHec event this year
Microsoft’s WinHec conference recently took place in China. At the event, Microsoft announced some upcoming changes for Windows 10, mainly focused towards OEMs. Now, it looks like Microsoft may hold a second WinHEC event thi...
Microsoft adding fingerprint support to Windows 10 Mobile this summer
Biometrics is an increasingly popular technology that provides convenient access to systems, services, and resources. Microsoft Windows added Biometrics support back in 2012. The Windows Biometric Framework (WBF) which is a set of...
Rejoice–Windows 10 Mobile will have a Flashlight toggle in the Action Centre
A few months ago we posted a great suggestion by a reader that Microsoft should add a toggle for a flashlight function in the Action Centre. Now from a screen shot from a WinHec presentation it appears Microsoft has been listening...
Windows 10 Mobile to support Wideband Speech for much improved Bluetooth voice calls
Cortana has a pretty useful and accurate voice recognition engine, but for me it all falls apart when I am in the car, when I need her the most, as the crappy Bluetooth voice quality of the regular HandsFree Profile means that mos...