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It seems hard to fathom, but it's been two and a half decades since Microsoft released its first true mainstream operating system, Windows 3.0. Yes, there were two major releases that preceded it, but Windows 3.0 was the first to version to strike a... Read more...
Microsoft has just released build 10122 of its Windows 10 Preview, which for users on the “Fast Ring” should begin downloading the next time you access Windows Update. Microsoft encourages those who are using PCs equipped with AMD Radeon GPUs to sit... Read more...
If you missed the last chance to score a white Xbox One console with the Sunset Overdrive bundle, here’s your second chance to score the rare color combination. For a limited time, Microsoft will offer its “Cirrus White” Xbox One console and... Read more...
Taking care of one of its most requested features for the Xbox One, Microsoft has just announced that it's partnered with TV tuner leader Hauppauge to deliver a specialized tuner for its console. Priced at $59.99 USD, Hauppauge's Xbox One tuner... Read more...
Android phone owners can download Office for Android today. The office suite is still in preview form, but if you’re itching to give the apps a try and have backup for your important data, there’s no reason not to join the Microsoft Office for... Read more...
When Microsoft first announced Windows 10 in late January, we learned that the operating system would be a free upgrade for customers currently running Windows 7 and Windows 8.x. Considering how much of a leap that Windows 10 is over Windows 8.1 —... Read more...
Whether or not you'd consider yourself a "Solitaire Master", if you enjoy the classic card game at all, you may wish to pay attention to a competition Microsoft is going to be hosting next month. This competition is how the company has chosen to... Read more...
There are a bunch of reasons to be excited for Windows 10, and one of the biggest is Microsoft's brand-new Web browser, called Edge. We've covered the browser formerly known as Project Spartan numerous times, and not only does it look great... Read more...
If you don't want to pay full price for a Surface Pro 3 tablet, then all you need is a little patience. We say this because Microsoft is pretty good about running sales and promotions on a fairly consistent basis, though some have a tendency to slip... Read more...
As we integrate more and more digital devices into our lives, are we becoming more stupid? Not so, according to some Microsoft research. In fact, the company believes that because of our digital gluttony, our brains have evolved to allow us to... Read more...
One of the most frustrating realities in mobile is knowing that once a new OS gets released, you may or may not receive it. This isn't a problem with iOS, as Apple has tight control over its own ecosystem, but Android and Windows Phone users... Read more...
Back in March, you could almost hear all of the jaws being dropped when it was revealed that Microsoft would be offering Windows 10 upgrades for free to those without a legitimate license of a previous version. That, in effect, meant that pirates... Read more...
It doesn't happen very often, so you'll have to excuse Microsoft if it savors the moment after its Xbox One console outsold rival Sony and its PlayStation 4 system last month, according to data collected by NPD Group. The Xbox One was the best... Read more...
Google caused quite a stir late last month when it altered its search engine algorithm to favor mobile-friendly sites on smartphones. Considering that mobile devices currently make up the bulk of Google’s search traffic, this move was... Read more...
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