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Continuum Will Give Windows 10 Phones A Desktop Experience

04/29/2015, Apple has Continuity which basically lets users pick up where they left off to make moving between tablet to phone, phone to desktop, desktop to phone, easier. However given that they both run very different operating systems, there are only so many...

HoloLens Demo Impresses [Microsoft Build 2015]

04/29/2015, HoloLens has been making quite a bit of noise ever since it was first shown back in January. It is supposed to bring “hologram technology” to the masses as a stand-alone device, which can also work with a PC or Xbox one day. What’s new today is that...

Microsoft Edge Web Browser (aka Project Spartan)

04/29/2015, Microsoft Edge: this is the name for the next-generation Microsoft Browser which will replace the infamous Internet Explorer. Unveiled previously as Project Spartan, the new web browser is designed to address the many criticisms its predecessor suffered...

Visual Studio Code: Free Editor For Win+Mac+Linux

04/29/2015, Microsoft has announced Visual Studio Code, a free code editor with integrated debugger and source version control which runs natively on Windows, Mac and Linux (download Code here). It is different from Visual Studio in the sense that it is much lighter...

Halo 5: Guardians Cover Art Revealed

04/29/2015, Microsoft continues to tease the next title in the Halo franchise as it gears up for release later this year. It ran a big social media campaign and released multiple live-action trailers as well as an episodic audio series that let fans unveil more...

Windows Phone 8.1 Multi-Window Feature Spotted

04/29/2015, Windows Phone 8.1 does not allow users to run two apps side-by-side and Microsoft has not yet said that an update is on the cards which will add this feature. Interestingly though a picture has appeared online of a Lumia 930 running what appears to be a...

Windows 10 Could End Up Supporting Android Apps [Rumor]

04/29/2015, While there has been a case made for not having as many apps in the Windows Phone Store compared to the iTunes App Store and Google Play, users like variety. If this app doesn’t suit you, at least users will have more choices and options to find the one...

Windows 10 Start Menu May Have A Blurry Glass Effect

04/28/2015, Microsoft is still seeding preview builds of Windows 10 so it goes without saying that the new software is not exactly finished. The company is expected to release Windows 10 later this year but until then it will continue with the preview program so that...

Limited Edition Halo 5: Guardians Xbox One Coming

04/26/2015, If you’ve held off on purchasing the Xbox One and are only planning on doing so with the release of Halo 5: Guardians, you might be interested to learn that there will be a limited edition version of the Xbox One that could be launched alongside the...

Leaked Windows 10 For Phones Build Shows Live Tile Tweaks

04/26/2015, The Windows Phone community has been busy since the past couple of weeks as Microsoft has been releasing updated builds of Windows 10 for Phones almost every other week. Microsoft is running a public preview program for its next major software update so...

Gears Of War Remastered For Xbox One In The Pipeline

04/26/2015, According to a new report Microsoft has teamed up with Black Tusk Studios to create Gears of War remastered for Xbox One. It won’t be a new title rather it’s just going to be a remastered version of the original Gears of War title that’s...

Microsoft Wants To Pay You To Hack Its Spartan Browser

04/24/2015, Project Spartan is the upcoming browser that Microsoft will be including in Windows 10. We expect that the browser will have its fair share of issues right off the bat as any new software would, but it looks like Microsoft wants to nip it in the bud...