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Windows 10 Blue Screen Of Death Being Replaced

12/29/2016, If you’ve used Windows at any point in your life then you might be familiar with the Blue Screen of Death which appears when the OS crashes. It has been a staple on Windows for many, many years but it looks like Microsoft is going to use a different...

Microsoft Surface Studios Apparently Sold Twice What Was Expected

12/29/2016, Announced back in October, Microsoft’s Surface Studio AIO desktop PC is basically the company’s answer to Apple’s iMac lineup, which by the way has not been updated in over a year, meaning that Microsoft’s timing is actually pretty good. It is...

Volvo To Start Equipping Some Of Its Cars With Skype

12/29/2016, Back in the day, cars would basically get you from point A to point B. These days cars are smarter and they come with all kinds of nifty features, such as being more connected to the internet so that we can get more things done while on the road. In fact...

Windows 10 ‘Game Mode’ Will Improve PC Gaming Experience

12/28/2016, If you follow Windows-related news regularly then you might have heard that a new Windows 10 beta build was leaked online recently. The leaked build 14997 revealed that Microsoft is going to add the blue light filter feature to the next major update of...

Buy Xbox One S And Get A Free Gift To Close Out 2016

12/26/2016, Microsoft has offered a lot of promotions and discounts this year to sell its Xbox One console and the company is now offering one last promotion to close out 2016. It’s for the Xbox One S, the refreshed console that the company released a couple of...

Latest Windows 10 Leaked Build Includes Blue Light Filter

12/26/2016, It was reported a couple of months ago that Microsoft will soon add a blue light filter to Windows 10 so that users can find it a bit easier to see the display in low light. Blue light filters are also great when using devices like notebooks and...

Microsoft Admits Their Windows 10 Campaign Went Too Far

12/23/2016, Last year when Microsoft was giving away Windows 10 for free for eligible users, many users were reporting the various annoying popups that Microsoft used as reminders. Some were even given rude surprises to find that apparently Windows 10 had installed...

Redditor Gets Bill Gates As Her Secret Santa

12/18/2016, If you were to participate in a worldwide Secret Santa event, who would you think your secret Santa is? There are many possibilities, but there’s a good chance that Redditor Aerrix did not expect it when a mysterious package showed up at her home, only...

Xbox One Update Boosts Download Speeds By Up To 80%

12/15/2016, Regardless of how fast your internet connection is, game files these days are huge which means that you’ll still have to spend a few minutes downloading a file that is several gigabytes large. This is why preloading is an important feature as it allows...

New Skype Android App Supports Phone Calls And SMS

12/15/2016, Skype might soon be the app that replaces the stock dialer and text message app on your Android smartphone. A new Skype app for Android referred to as Skype Mingo has been spotted. It appears to be in trial stage right now. Mingo is different from the...

Microsoft Edge To Start Blocking Flash By Default Next Year

12/15/2016, Earlier this month we reported that Google had updated its Chrome browser to disable Adobe’s Flash by default. Given the various security scares we’ve had, and with many websites now starting to switch to HTML5, it made perfect sense. However for...

Skype Bots Will Soon Be Able To Call You

12/14/2016, Microsoft started highlighting its work on bots earlier this year. It has been building bots inside Skype to enable new forms of interaction. It has detailed quite a few bots that will soon be available for Skype, including those from companies like...