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Snapdragon 835 PCs Being Developed By HP, ASUS, And Lenovo

05/31/2017, Microsoft confirmed late last year that it was bringing Windows desktop apps to mobile ARM processors. The company was making another attempt at bringing over the Windows experiences to devices powered by ARM processors, the kind of chips that you’d...

Microsoft Office Bug Nags With Pop-Ups Every Hour

05/31/2017, If you’re using Microsoft Office and you’ve recently updated your software and have been noticing that you’re getting naggy pop-ups every hour, know that you’re not alone and know that this is a bug, not a feature. According to user reports, it...

Microsoft Expects Operational DNA Data Storage In A Few Years

05/30/2017, Microsoft has been working on making it possible to store data on strands of DNA and the company’s computer architects have now revealed that they will be able to have operational DNA storage in a few years. Microsoft is aiming to have an...

Xbox Game Pass Early Sign-Ups Have Been Strong

05/29/2017, Microsoft recently announced when its Xbox Game Pass service is going to be live. Think of it as Netflix for Xbox games. You pay a set subscription fee every month and get to download a wide variety of games from the library that continues to increase...

New Cortana UI Shows Bing Results On Desktop

05/29/2017, Cortana is integrated with Windows 10 and thus it provides a lot of functionality to the taskbar. Windows 10 users can rely on Cortana to help them out with a wide variety of tasks by just issuing it voice commands. While Cortana has always been able to...

Microsoft Renames Beam To Mixer, Adds New Streaming Features

05/25/2017, Microsoft today announced that it’s renaming its Beam game streaming service to Mixer. The company says that this was a tough decision and not one that it made lightly. It was something that was decided as a team. The intention is to grow the...

Xbox One Games With Gold For June 2017 Confirmed

05/23/2017, Microsoft has now confirmed the lineup of games which will be offered for free to all Xbox Live Gold subscribers. That’s an incentive that they get for subscribing to Xbox Live Gold, a lineup of free games as part of the subscription fee that they...

New Surface Pro Will Get A USB Type-C Dongle

05/23/2017, Microsoft launched the new Surface Pro today. It’s not the Surface Pro 5, mind you, but an incremental update of the Surface Pro 4. It comes with Intel Kaby Lake processors and other refinements that will provide a better user experience to...

Project Scorpio Xbox China Release Confirmed

05/23/2017, Microsoft conducted a hardware-focused event in Shanghai today where it unveiled the much-rumored new Surface Pro computer. The company also had an Xbox-related announcement to make at the event. It’s already selling the Xbox One in China, and the...

Microsoft Confirms Specs And Price Of New Surface Pro

05/23/2017, We had been hearing for some time now that Microsoft was going to launch a new Surface device in the near future, even if it wasn’t going to be the Surface Pro 5. At its event in Shanghai today, Microsoft officially announced the new Surface Pro. It...

The Microsoft Lumia 950 Apparently Works With The Samsung DeX

05/23/2017, It seems that Samsung and Microsoft share a similar vision in which our smartphones are apparently so powerful that they can essentially be turned into desktop computers. Microsoft tried this with Windows Continuum and Samsung has attempted this with the...