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Use Kinect As Webcam Easily On Windows Now

11/06/2016, It has always been possible to hook up a Kinect sensor to PC and use it for other tasks as well but it wasn’t always this easy. Microsoft is making some changes related to the Kinect sensor. It has kept its promise of exposing depth, RGB, and...

SMS Relay Heading To Skype For Android

11/06/2016, Microsoft has revealed that SMS Relay features will soon be added to Skype for Android. It sort of mentioned this in passing in a blog post that was meant to announce that SMS Relay features have been added to the Windows 10 preview app of Skype. The...

Could These Renderings Be The Much-Rumored Surface Phone?

11/04/2016, Recently Microsoft’s CEO Satya Nadella admitted that when it came to mobile, Microsoft might have missed the boat. However that doesn’t mean that they have given up. We have long been hearing rumors that Microsoft could have a Surface Phone in the...

Microsoft Was Working On It Own ‘Touch Bar’ Back In 2009

11/04/2016, About a week ago Apple launched their new MacBook Pros that came with a new hardware feature called Touch Bar, which is basically an OLED touchscreen strip that replaces the function keys. It sounds almost revolutionary, but as it turns out Microsoft had...

Call Of Duty: Infinite Warfare PC Multiplayer Has Some Caveats

11/04/2016, The general understanding is that multiplayer games played on the PC can be played with other PC gamers as well. Unfortunately for some reason, that isn’t the case with Activision’s Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare in which it seems that if you are...

Microsoft Offering Free Game With Xbox One S Bundle

11/03/2016, Gaming console bundles provide good value for money. You often get at least one free game with the bundle along with some other goodies. Microsoft is now offering an additional incentive for a limited time to get more people to pick up the Xbox One S....

Windows 10 Update File Sizes Will Now Be A Lot Smaller

11/03/2016, Microsoft has long said that it’s going to take some steps to cut down on the file sizes of Windows 10 updates. The company is now ready to share its progress. Microsoft has started testing a new Unified Update Platform today which is going to bring...

Xbox One S To Gain Support For Recordable Blu-ray

11/03/2016, Now the Xbox One S supports Blu-ray, which we guess was pretty obvious given that physical media does come in the Blu-ray format. However for those of you who plan to use your Xbox One S for more than just gaming, you’ll be pleased to learn that BD-R...

Ukraine’s Military Wants To Use The HoloLens For Its Tanks

11/03/2016, Microsoft’s HoloLens has so far been positioned as a device for gaming. However it seems that over in the Ukraine, they believe that the technology has use in the military as well, particularly by tank commanders. Given that a tank is more or less fully...

Minecraft: Education Edition Is Now Available

11/02/2016, Back in September Microsoft announced that the Minecraft: Education Edition would be released on the 1st of November, and sure enough it has. For those who are interested in checking it out, the game has been finally made available ever since it entered...

Microsoft Teams Is A Slack Rival Launched By Redmond Today

11/02/2016, It had been reported previously that Microsoft was working on a Slack rival and the company has indeed announced one today. Microsoft Teams is the new Slack rival from Redmond that has been launched today. Microsoft has launched it as a service that ties...

Microsoft To Patch Google’s Disclosed Windows Exploit Next Week

11/01/2016, Earlier today we reported that Google had publicly disclosed a vulnerability in Windows that Microsoft wasn’t too thrilled about. This is because the disclosure was made in 10 days since Google informed Microsoft about it, and usually the accepted...

Microsoft Surface 3 Is Gradually Fading Into Oblivion

11/01/2016, Microsoft launched the Surface 3 tablet in March last year and it was released in most markets across the globe a few weeks later. This cheaper iteration of Microsoft’s Surface tablet turned out to be quite popular and performed well in the market...

Microsoft No Longer Selling Windows 7 And Windows 8.1 To PC Makers

11/01/2016, While Microsoft is going to support Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 for some time now, the company has decided to no longer sell these iterations of its operating system to PC makers. What this means is that the company is now pushing them to make PCs that run...