Microsoft

Microsoft is the company behind software like Windows, Microsoft Office and hardware like the Xbox and Kinect. The company was founded by Bill Gates and Paul Allen. MS-DOS was the product that propelled Microsoft towards success, but it is Windows and Office that made it what it is today. Microsoft is currently engaged in a number of projects, including Windows 8, Windows Phone, Xbox, Office and the Azure cloud computing platform. the large majority of desktop computers run on Windows.

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Parallels On Chromebook Lets You Run Windows 10
Google’s Chrome OS is a relatively lightweight operating system that’s perfect for getting some work done, but there are instances when you might require more powerful apps or tools that are only available on other operating systems like Windows. Instead of buying a separate computer, how about using software instead?

You Can Now Stream Xbox One Games To The iPhone Or iPad
If you own an Xbox One console and love the idea of being able to stream games from it to your iPhone or iPad, you’re in luck because Microsoft has since updated its Xbox app for iOS devices to enable game streaming. What this means is that you’ll be able to stream games from your Xbox One console to your iPhone or iPad and keep playing.

Don’t Edit iPhone Videos On Windows 10 Until You’ve Patched Your PC
There are plenty of iPhone users who are also Windows users, and as such, some of these users might actually be exporting their photos and videos onto their computers for backup or editing purposes. If you do export your iPhone videos to Windows 10 to edit them on your computer, don’t, at least not until you’ve downloaded the latest Windows 10 patch.

Microsoft Is Force Installing Office Web Apps For Windows 10 Users
We get that Microsoft would love it if more people were to use its Office apps, but to go to the extent of forcing it on users? That’s where we’re sure many will take issue, but this isn’t a hypothetical situation, it’s actually happening. According to multiple user reports, it appears that Microsoft has essentially forced an update on Windows 10 users in which upon rebooting, users are finding the […]

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Don’t Hold Your Breath For More Microsoft Titles On The Nintendo Switch
Console makers love exclusives as it draws players to their platform in terms of both software and hardware, but from time to time we do see some collaborations. Take for example Nintendo’s Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, where we saw Microsoft’s Banjo & Kazooie make an appearance, and later characters from Minecraft as well.

Could Elder Scrolls VI Be Exclusive To The Xbox?
As many of you have heard, Microsoft has acquired ZeniMax, which in turn also meant that they acquired Bethesda. This has put the future of the company’s games in question because if a company like Microsoft who owns the Xbox platform were to acquire a developer, wouldn’t they want to make certain games exclusive to themselves?

Microsoft Might Have Found A Way To Bring Xbox Game Pass To iOS Devices
Last month, Microsoft announced that Xbox Game Pass Ultimate is now available on Android, so the question is, what about iOS gamers? Microsoft did state that they do plan to eventually bring the service to iOS, but given Apple’s restrictions that would require them reviewing every single game that’s part of the service, it just didn’t seem feasible.

Microsoft Edge Now Lets You Compare Prices While You Shop
One of the joys of shopping online is that you get to browse multiple retailers at the same time to find yourself the best deal. This is versus physical retail stores and check out the prices one at a time, which can be a time-consuming process and could take you days, or even weeks to find the best deal.

Microsoft Updates Its Surface Pro X Tablet
If you are a fan of Microsoft’s Surface Pro X tablet, then you might be interested to learn that Microsoft has since announced that they are giving the tablet a bit of an upgrade. The upgrade will see Microsoft introduce an updated SQ2 processor along with a new platinum color finish that has been found on other Microsoft Surface devices.

Office 365 To Drop Support For macOS High Sierra Next Month
If you’re subscribed to Microsoft’s Office 365 and you’re running a Mac computer that’s on macOS High Sierra, you have two choices – either you update your Mac to a newer version of macOS, or get a new Mac because Microsoft has announced that starting next month, they will be dropping support for macOS High Sierra and older.

Steve And Alex From Minecraft Are Coming To Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
If you were hoping to see more Microsoft franchises find their way into Nintendo’s Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, then you’ll be pleased to learn that Nintendo has announced that both Steve and Alex from Minecraft will be making their debut in the game as a DLC that will be available on the 13th of October.

Excel Error Could Have Led To England Under-Reporting Its COVID-19 Cases
If you’re looking to tabulate data, Microsoft Excel is a pretty good piece of software to use. After all, it has been used by many people and corporations over the decades, but while it is good and has its advantages, it does not necessarily make it the best, nor does it mean that it is perfect.

Apple Could Bring Apple TV App To Xbox And PlayStation Consoles
It seems that Apple’s TV ambitions are starting to grow because according to multiple reports, Apple is apparently planning to bring its Apple TV app to more platforms like the Xbox and PlayStation consoles.

Microsoft Testing Trackpad Support For Word And Excel For iPad
With the introduction of the new Magic Keyboard accessory for the iPad, Apple is certainly looking to turn the iPad into a potential laptop alternative. This is because not only does the accessory come with a trackpad, but iPadOS has also been updated to support external devices like a mouse and trackpad-related accessories.