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Dell, HP, Microsoft, Intel Oppose Proposed US Tariffs on Laptops, Tablets  Gadgets 360 · 2 hours
Dell, HP, Microsoft, and Intel have opposed US President Donald Trump's proposal to include laptop computers and tablets among the Chinese goods targeted for tariffs. more
Thieving dragons invade Apex Legends  Windows Central · 6 hours
Get that chest back! What you need to know Apex Legends is a free-to-play battle royale game with a lot of variety. Today, players noticed that dragons were stealing chests. The dragons appear to be part of an... more
Reddit, Hulu and Xbox Live go down Wednesday afternoon - CNET  CNET · 8 hours
Xbox Live says it's identified the issue and is working to fix it, while Hulu says it's back up and running. more
Reddit, Hulu and Xbox Live are down - CNET  CNET · 9 hours
Xbox Live and Hulu are down, while the Reddit desktop site isn't loading posts for some people. more
Microsoft Edge preview builds launch for Windows 7, 8, and 8.1  Windows Central · 10 hours
The new Microsoft Edge is has completed its rollout to Windows 10, Mac, and Windows 7, 8, and 8.1. What you need to know Microsoft Edge... more
Microsoft’s Chromium Edge browser now available on Windows 7 and Windows 8  THE VERGE · 10 hours
Microsoft is making its Chromium-powered Edge browser available on both Windows 7 and Windows 8 for testing today. The release comes two months after... more
Windows 10 20H1 Insider build 18922 rolls out to the Fast ring  Windows Central · 11 hours
Another week, another build. What you need to know Windows 10 build 18922 is now available to Fast ring Insiders. The build brings a... more
Sega's 'Alpha Protocol' publishing rights expire, removed from Steam  Windows Central · 11 hours
That's unexpected. What you need to know Alpha Protocol is an espionage role-playing game from Microsoft's Obsidian Entertainment. The game was removed from Steam today because Sega's publishing rights expired.... more
Kano and Microsoft launch PC kit for students learning to code and create  Windows Central · 12 hours
Kids can now build their own laptops and start learning coding and creative tasks with the new Kano PC kit. What you... more
Metro Exodus patch fixes lingering Xbox Game Pass for PC bugs  Windows Central · 12 hours
Playing Metro Exodus through Xbox Game Pass PC just got a little smoother. What you need to know A fresh hotfix is now available for the... more
Metro Exodus hotfix patches lingering bugs in Xbox Game Pass PC release  Windows Central · 13 hours
Playing Metro Exodus through Xbox Game Pass PC just got a little smoother. What you need to know A fresh hotfix is now available... more
Go wire-free with these great Xbox One wireless headsets  Windows Central · 14 hours
Windows Central is made up of hardcore techies from across the spectrum. Many of us are also hardcore gamers and know that sometimes, gaming with wires can be a hassle,... more
Kano and Microsoft launch PC kit for students learning code and create  Windows Central · 14 hours
Kids can now build their own laptops and start learning coding and creative tasks with the new Kano PC kit. What you need to... more
Microsoft Edge Dev channel updated with more UI tweaks, lots of bug fixes  Windows Central · 14 hours
The Edge Dev channel's latest update brings several new UI features and loads of bug fixes to check out. What you need... more
A new cumulative update is available for devices running Windows 10  Windows Central · 17 hours
What you need to know A new cumulative update is available for Windows 10 devices running version 1809. The update includes many fixes and addresses several... more
Everything (we think) we know so far about Xbox 'Project Scarlett'  Windows Central · 18 hours
Microsoft is reportedly working on a family of next-gen Xbox devices based on the 'Scarlett' codename, but what will that strategy look like? Microsoft is building... more
WhatsApp for Windows Phone might be dropped from the Microsoft Store soon  Windows Central · 20 hours
What you need to know WhatsApp might be removed from the Microsoft Store after July 1, 2019. Windows Phone is losing support for WhatsApp... more
Microsoft’s first data center regions in the Middle East are now generally available  TechCrunch · 1 day
Microsoft today announced that is first data center regions in the Middle East are now online. The data centers are located in... more
Microsoft patent app could see the Surface Pen double as an earbud - CNET  CNET · 1 day
The company envisioned a flexible stylus with input buttons for controlling audio and digital presentations. more
How to convert your Xbox Live subscription into Xbox Game Pass Ultimate  THE VERGE · 1 day
Microsoft recently announced Xbox Game Pass Ultimate, a new subscription service that bundles Xbox Game Pass (for console and PC) and Xbox Live Gold... more
Dive into Gears 5 'Escape' mode with Hivebusters comics  Windows Central · 2 days
What you need to know A new comic miniseries explores the story behind Gears 5's new "Escape" game mode. Called "Hivebusters," the series is written Kurtis Wiebe, whi previously penned... more
New PowerPoint AI features help add context to your presentations  Windows Central · 2 days
What you need to know PowerPoint Designer has gained several features that focus on branding and themes. Designer can add contextual perspective to your slides. PowerPoint Designer has... more
UWP Companion helps make third-party Windows 10 apps feel more native  Windows Central · 2 days
UWP Companion helps third-party apps feel more native by opening links in their dedicated apps. Windows 10 allows you to set default programs but ensuring links... more
Cities: Skylines 'Industries' expansion launches on Xbox  Windows Central · 2 days
Cities: Skylines on Xbox One just got even better. What you need to know Cities: Skylines is a Sim City-like game that is quite popular on Xbox One. It's available as part of the... more
Microsoft PowerPoint gets an AI presentation coach  TechCrunch · 2 days
Love it or hate it, Microsoft’s PowerPoint is a ubiquitous tool in the corporate world. Over the course of the last few years, Microsoft started to bring some of its AI smarts to PowerPoint... more
Wacom announces Bamboo Ink Plus, a rechargeable stylus with a light touch  Windows Central · 2 days
What you need to know Wacom unveiled a new Bamboo Ink Plus stylus. The stylus supports multiple inking protocols, allowing it to work with... more
Castlevania-like 'Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night' lands on Xbox and PC  Windows Central · 2 days
Relive those Castlevania memories. What you need to know Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night is a Castlevania-like gothic horror game. The title was delayed for many... more
PowerPoint will listen to rehearsals to help you stop swearing and stuttering  THE VERGE · 2 days
Microsoft is adding an artificial intelligence-powered assistant to PowerPoint, to help improve people’s presentations. The new feature, dubbed Presenter Coach, will appear during a... more
Microsoft Office for Android refreshed with new icons  Windows Central · 2 days
What you need to know Several Microsoft Office apps have received new icons on Android. These new icons match the new icons on iOS and Windows 10. The updated icons have now... more
Huawei Laptops Return to Microsoft Store After US Ban Disappearance  Gadgets 360 · 2 days
After a month of disappearing from the Microsoft Store, laptops from Huawei have made a comeback on the software giant's online store. more
How to restore the default view for folder on Windows 10  Windows Central · 2 days
You can reset to the File Explorer default view for a particular folder, and in this guide, we'll show how to it. On Windows 10, File... more
Microsoft's GitHub Acquires Collaboration Tool Firm Pull Panda  Gadgets 360 · 2 days
GitHub has acquired a US-based startup called Pull Panda that makes collaboration tools for software teams at an undisclosed amount. more
Microsoft considering a dedicated Office key for keyboards  THE VERGE · 2 days
Microsoft is considering adding a dedicated Office key to keyboards. The new key would provide additional keyboard shortcuts for Office... more
Microsoft's To-Do App Is Now Available on the Mac App Store  Gadgets 360 · 2 days
Microsoft has finally released its To-Do app for Mac. The free app is now available on Apple's Mac App Store. more
Microsoft appears to be mulling a dedicated Office key for keyboards  Windows Central · 2 days
Your Windows key may be in store for an Office sibling. What you need to know Microsoft may be mulling adding support for a dedicated Office... more
Why Microsoft is selling Huawei laptops again - CNET  CNET · 2 days
Redmond had stopped selling the laptops last month after the US blacklisted the Chinese tech giant. more
Xbox Deals with Gold feature Jump Force and Sonic Forces  Windows Central · 2 days
Check out these great deals on Xbox One games. What you need to know Every week Microsoft and certain publishers discount numerous games on Xbox One. This week... more
Gears 5 appears on Steam for PC, set to launch in September  Windows Central · 2 days
Keep an eye out on Steam. What you need to know Gears 5 launches on September 10. The title features new modes like "Escape."... more
Microsoft acquires Pull Panda to give GitHub code reviews a boost  Windows Central · 2 days
Pull Panda's code review tools are now available for free on GitHub. What you need to know Microsoft today acquired Pull Panda and its suite of... more
Minecraft: Story Mode prices jump on Xbox 360 - CNET  CNET · 2 days
The temporary price increase is to keep people from buying the soon to be discontinued game. more
Next-generation Astro A50 headset goes up for preorder  Windows Central · 2 days
Get those preorders in. What you need to know During E3 2019, Astro unveiled a new generation of its A50 Wireless Headset and Base Station. It costs $300 and is expected to... more
Huawei MateBook 13 and others available once again in the Microsoft Store  Windows Central · 2 days
Huawei's MateBook line is back on Microsoft's digital store shelves. What you need to know Huawei notebooks are once again available on the Microsoft... more
Hands-on with Minecraft Dungeons, Xbox's most important E3 2019 game reveal  Windows Central · 2 days
At E3 2019, the biggest surprise for me wasn't Gears, Halo, or even Keanu Reeves (but okay, that was a pretty big surprise). Instead, it was... more
Don’t buy these $100 Minecraft: Story Mode episodes on your Xbox 360  THE VERGE · 2 days
As part of the shutdown of Telltale Games, support for Minecraft: Story Mode is set to end on June 25th. But due to some... more
On the latest #WeekInMicrosoft ... Centaurus spotted and Project Scarlet  Windows Central · 3 days
A lot can happen with Microsoft in a short period of time, so we started a new program on YouTube to give you a quick-fix news summary. While... more
Microsoft wants you to know Xbox is much more than just a console  Windows Central · 3 days
Among all the awesome games, Microsoft's Xbox team was sending one clear message: we're more than just a box under your TV.... more
Cyberpunk 2077 lets you explore beyond Night City, allows multiple endings  Windows Central · 3 days
We'll encounter what's beyond the walls. What you need to know Cyberpunk 2077 now has a release date of April 16, 2020. The release date comes... more
OneNote and Class Notebooks receive dozens of updates  Windows Central · 3 days
What you need to know OneNote and Class Notebooks have received 30 updates. Many of these focus on distributing information to specific groups or individuals. OneNote Class Notebooks and Microsoft Teams now... more
Microsoft brings its To-Do app to Mac  TechCrunch · 3 days
Microsft in 2017 said it would shut eventually down Wunderlist, a company it acquired, in order to forge ahead with its own “to do” app. It has since launched To-Do, as the app is... more
#WeekInMicrosoft No. 11: Centaurus spotted, Project Scarlet is coming  Windows Central · 3 days
A lot can happen with Microsoft in a short period of time, so we started a new program on YouTube to give you a quick-fix news summary. While we've been... more
Microsoft's E3 2019 message: Xbox is more than just a console  Windows Central · 3 days
Among all the awesome games, Microsoft's Xbox team was sending one clear message: we're more than just a box under your TV. As E3 2019 comes... more
Phonetic Indic keyboards now available for Windows 10  Windows Central · 3 days
What you need to know Microsoft released smart phonetic keyboards for 10 Indian languages. The keyboards support transliterating Indic text. The keyboards will increase typing speed and accuracy by at least 20... more
Microsoft To-Do now available for Mac  Windows Central · 3 days
What you need to know Microsoft To-Do is now available for macOS. The application allows you to sync to-do list items across devices. Microsoft To-Do is already available on several platforms, including iOS. Microsoft To-Do is... more
The excellent myTube YouTube client for Windows just got even better  Windows Central · 3 days
myTube has been the best way to watch YouTube videos on Windows 10 for a while, but how does that change with the new version 4.0?... more
Windows 10 May 2019 Update Brings Phonetic Indic Keyboards in 10 Indian Languages  Gadgets 360 · 3 days
Microsoft has launched smart phonetic keyboards for 10 Indian languages as part of its May 2019 update. The keyboards are available in... more
Sharing files and printers on Windows 10  Windows Central · 3 days
Although HomeGroup is no longer a feature available on Windows 10, you can still share files and printers like before. You just need to follow these steps. On Windows 10, HomeGroup used to be... more
Sharing files and printers in the Windows 10 April 2018 Update  Windows Central · 3 days
Although HomeGroup is no longer a feature available on Windows 10, you can still share files and printers like before. You just need to follow these... more
On this week's podcast ... the Windows Shell, Xbox at E3, and more  Windows Central · 3 days
This week on the Windows Central Podcast: Possible Windows Shell updates, Xbox at E3, and the IdeaPad S940. We're back with another... more
Halo: Reach PC revives Microsoft's legendary titan in 4K glory  Windows Central · 3 days
Halo: Reach for PC serves Bungie's final farewell in its best form yet, far exceeding expectations. Halo: The Master Chief Collection hits PC later this year, expanding Microsoft's... more
Minecraft Dungeons: Everything we know so far  Windows Central · 3 days
At E3 2019, we had the opportunity to learn a ton of new stuff about Minecraft Dungeons, a Diablo-like action RPG from Microsoft. Here's everything we know so far! Microsoft unveiled Minecraft Dungeons' gameplay... more
LucidSound announces rose gold LS35X Xbox Wireless Headset  Windows Central · 4 days
It's so pretty. What you need to know LucidSound is releasing a new rose gold LS35X Xbox Wireless Headset this fall. It connects wirelessly to your Xbox One without any additional dongles.... more
Trine Ultimate Collection available to preorder, Trine 4 coming to Xbox  Windows Central · 4 days
Grab it right now. What you need to know Trine is a popular platforming series. Trine 4: The Nightmare was recently announced and it goes back... more
How to sign up and join the Bleeding Edge alpha  Windows Central · 4 days
Try it out this month. What you need to know Bleeding Edge is an upcoming online melee combat game from Ninja Theory. Ninja Theory was working on this... more
How to sign up and join the Bleeding Edge technical alpha  Windows Central · 4 days
Try it out this month. What you need to know Bleeding Edge is an upcoming online melee combat game from Ninja Theory. Ninja Theory was working... more
The Elder Scrolls Online: Summerset Collector's Edition discounted to $27  Windows Central · 4 days
It's beautiful! What you need to know The Elder Scrolls Online: Summerset features a stunning collector's edition. It comes with a breathtaking statue and other items. Amazon has... more
Xbox Elite Series 2 controller improves bumper and grip durability  Windows Central · 5 days
Microsoft's upcoming Xbox Elite Series 2 controller looks to bolster durability across its bumpers and grips. Microsoft's E3 2019 conference wrapped last week, host to the unveiling of... more
E3 2019 wrap-up, AT&T cancels Fold preorders video - CNET  CNET · 5 days
This week's major tech stories include a wrap-up of Microsoft and Nintendo from E3 2019 and news that AT&T has cancelled Galaxy Fold preorders. more
Blair Witch runs at 4K resolution on Xbox One X  Windows Central · 5 days
The horror legend returns. What you need to know Microsoft recently announced Blair Witch for Xbox One and PC. It's a first-person psychological horror experience that is similar... more
Dying Light, Torment, and more may join Xbox Game Pass soon  Windows Central · 5 days
Rotating in and out. What you need to know Xbox Game Pass Ultimate was previously only available to Xbox Insiders. You can purchase it for $1... more
From Project Scarlett to Gooigi: The best of E3 2019  TechCrunch · 5 days
Every story about E3 has opened with a mention of Sony’s absence, and this one’s no different. The lack of one of gaming’s “big three” loomed large over... more
The Elder Scrolls Online: Elsweyr exhibits performance issues on Xbox One X  Windows Central · 5 days
Bethesda needs to fix this. What you need to know The Elder Scrolls Online: Elsweyr recently launched on Xbox One. The expansion adds a... more
E3 2019: Xbox, PlayStation still rule, but streaming is a game-changer - CNET  CNET · 6 days
The world's largest video game conference was as full of games and celebrities as it's always been, but it's clear that streaming... more
Microsoft makes getting started with Java and VS Code easier  TechCrunch · 6 days
After only a few years, Microsoft’s free Visual Studio Code has become one of the most popular code editors on the market. One of VS Code’s advantages is... more
Microsoft and CD Projekt may partner up for GOG Galaxy 2.0  Windows Central · 6 days
GOG Galaxy 2.0 wants to bring everyone together. What you need to know GOG is a PC gaming platform just like Steam. With its upcoming "GOG... more
Nintendo exec on E3, streaming and game delays  TechCrunch · 6 days
This year’s E3 was a bit of a mixed bag. Sony was completely absent, Microsoft was looking toward the future and Nintendo, as ever, was all about the games. The show came... more
Broadcom shares fall on weak outlook  ABC NEWS · 6 days
Shares of chipmakers slide after Broadcom cuts guidance for the rest of the year due to U.S. export restrictions, general "broad-based" slowdown more
All of our favorite 2-in-1 convertible laptops, in one place  Windows Central · 6 days
Here at Windows Central, we want to bring the best information about all devices, including convertible laptops, and we've taken a look at quite a few to determine... more
This is how you suspend Windows 10 BitLocker to perform system changes  Windows Central · 6 days
Are you using BitLocker drive encryption on your PC? Before trying to apply new firmware, hardware, or Windows 10 updates, follow this process to... more
Microsoft AI Digital Labs Launched in Collaboration With 10 Colleges in India  Gadgets 360 · 6 days
Microsoft on Thursday launched AI-enabled digital labs in collaboration with 10 higher educational institutions in India. more
Google's Project Zero Reveals Zero-Day Exploit on Windows That Microsoft Hasn't Fixed Yet  Gadgets 360 · 6 days
Google's Project Zero has filed the Windows vulnerability that exists in the SymCrypt core cryptographic library as "low severity". more
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Microsoft and Kano are launching a build-your-own Windows 10 PC kit
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PowerPoint will listen to rehearsals to help you stop swearing and stuttering
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Microsoft’s Project Scarlett Backward Compatible With Xbox One Games, Controllers
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E3 2019: 15 best trailers from the show
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Dropbox is getting a massive overhaul, wants to be the center of your workflow
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Pre-orders open for Funko Pop skinned Gears of War on Android, iOS
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Final Fantasy VIII is finally getting a remaster
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Watch the first real trailer for Battletoads’ Xbox revival
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The 14 biggest announcements for Microsoft Xbox at E3 2019
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Microsoft’s next-generation Xbox: 8K graphics, SSD storage, and ray-tracing for 2020
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Microsoft’s Xbox Elite 2 controller arrives on November 4th for $179.99
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E3: Microsoft Flight Simulator coming to Xbox, PC - CNET
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Halo Infinite arrives fall 2020 for Microsoft’s new Xbox
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A Blair Witch game is coming to Xbox
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Phantasy Star 2 is coming to the Xbox One for free next year
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A new Microsoft Flight Simulator is on the way
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Doom Eternal launches November 22nd
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Cyberpunk 2077 will be released April 16th, 2020 and feature Keanu Reeves
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Inside the farm of the future - CNET
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E3 2019: What to expect and how to watch every press conference live - CNET
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Stadia’s Phil Harrison to give E3 interview on 6/9, here’s how to watch [Livestream]
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Inside the 'Bat Cave' Where Microsoft’s Top-Secret Product Presentations are Designed
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Halo Infinite: Everything you need to know about Microsoft's next Xbox sci-fi epic - CNET
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Microsoft’s first European store opens on July 11th in the heart of London
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Microsoft is putting the sexy into unsexy software
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