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Weed tech heats up with a new smart vaporizer from Apple, Microsoft alums - CNET  CNET · 2 days
The newest app-enabled vaporizer on the market is the Firefly 2 Plus, and it shows how Silicon Valley... more
Better sorting for games and apps coming to Xbox One  Windows Central · 2 days
The new feature is rolling out shortly to Skip Ahead and Alpha Xbox Insiders. The way the Xbox One sorts inside My Games and Apps is somewhat frustrating,... more
Microsoft's PWA Builder hits version 2.0 with new design and more  Windows Central · 2 days
PWA Builder 2.0 has a fresh new look and much more in store for developers. Microsoft this week launched version 2.0 of its Progressive Web App... more
We rounded up our favorite podcast apps for Windows 10  Windows Central · 2 days
Podcasts are an excellent source of entertainment and information. You can find a great podcast that covers just about any topic or genre of media. You can listen... more
These Surface Studio 2 alternatives are all WAY more affordable  Windows Central · 3 days
Interested in the Surface Studio 2 but can't lay down $3,500 for one? Perhaps you should consider some alternatives built by Microsoft's partners, the best of which we... more
Google Sheets adds further enhanced tools for spreadsheet formatting  9to5Google · 3 days
Google Docs continues to encroach upon Microsoft Excel territory with the addition of many stalwart Excel functions and... more
Microsoft Acquires Express Logic to Push IoT Dream  Gadgets 360 · 3 days
Microsoft has acquired San Diego-based software company Express Logic, that makes software for Internet of Things (IoT) devices. more
Chrome Canary picks up a distraction-free Reader Mode  Windows Central · 3 days
Reader Mode is now live in the Canary build, coming to beta channel soon. Google Chrome is getting a built-in reader mode on the desktop, similar to what you get on Safari,... more
Will Borderlands 3 support cross-play?  Windows Central · 3 days
Best answer: Gearbox hasn't confirmed cross-play for Borderlands 3, but the company has stated that it's looking into it. Shooting and looting: Borderlands 3 ($60 at Amazon) What is cross-play? Cross-play or cross-platform play as it is sometimes... more
Is your laptop's battery meter way off? Here's how to recalibrate it.  Windows Central · 3 days
As you use your Windows 10 laptop, the battery goes through a number of charges and discharge cycles that slowly wear it down. Calibration... more
Microsoft Edge Dev channel gets first weekly update  Windows Central · 3 days
You can now use media casting and give Microsoft's PDF reader a whirl. Microsoft today issued its first weekly update for the new Microsoft Edge's developer channel. ... more
Microsoft delves deeper into IoT with Express Logic acquisition  TechCrunch · 3 days
Microsoft has never been shy about being acquisitive, and today it announced it’s buying Express Logic, a San Diego company that has developed a real-time operating system (RTOS) aimed at... more
Microsoft acquires Express Logic to boost IoT efforts  Windows Central · 3 days
Express Logic's ThreadX real-time operating system will be offered alongside Azure Sphere for IoT devices. Microsoft today announced that it has acquired Express Logic, a firm focused on creating real-time operating systems... more
Windows Office Insiders get fast account switching, new icons, and more  Windows Central · 3 days
If you're in the Office Insider Slow ring, there's a whole lot of new stuff to check out this week. Microsoft is pushing out a set... more
Is Xbox One S All-Digital a good streaming box?  Windows Central · 3 days
Best answer: Yes. Since it supports 4K and HDR video streaming, the Xbox One All-Digital is a great device for streaming. However, the lack of a disc drive does mean... more
Watch Microsoft's full Surface Hub 2S reveal here  Windows Central · 3 days
Watch Panos Panay give a full rundown on Surface Hub 2. Microsoft this week held a small event to officially unveil the Surface Hub 2S. ... more
Protect your Surface Go with one of these great cases  Windows Central · 4 days
Microsoft's Surface Go brings a more affordable and more portable tablet experience to everyone. Like any other 10-inch tablet, the Go is prone to drops and scratches, and... more
How to cancel Xbox Game Pass Ultimate  Windows Central · 4 days
Xbox Game Pass Ultimate isn't yet available to everyone, but it will be at some point later in 2019. Right now, select Xbox Insiders, those in the Alpha and Skip Ahead rings specifically, are... more
Xbox games releasing next week: Mortal Kombat 11, Unknown Fate, and more  Windows Central · 4 days
Be on the lookout for these titles! Every week, numerous games launch on Xbox One, but which ones truly stand out? Here are some... more
Google Chrome is getting a reader mode on desktop  THE VERGE · 4 days
The desktop version of Google Chrome’s browser is getting a reader mode, which can be used to strip... more
What you need to know about Xbox Game Pass Ultimate  Windows Central · 4 days
As Microsoft announces the next evolution of the Xbox Game Pass program, here's a roundup of everything we know so far. Announced on the April edition of Inside... more
Which Microsoft Edge preview channel should you choose?  Windows Central · 4 days
There are going to be a total of four Edge channels for you to choose from, so which one is for you? The new Microsoft Edge with Chromium is finally here in... more
Galaxy Fold screens are breaking, UK age verification starts this summer video - CNET  CNET · 4 days
Today's major tech headlines include a number of issues with some reviewers' Galaxy Fold screens, Microsoft's turning down of a... more
Command Prompt allows you to create scheduled tasks faster — Here's how.  Windows Central · 4 days
You can create, edit, and delete scheduled tasks using Command Prompt without the need of ever opening Task Scheduler, and in this guide we'll... more
Microsoft Surface Hub 2S 50-inch Digital Collaboration PC for Businesses Launched at $8,999  Gadgets 360 · 4 days
Microsoft has announced its sleek new 50-inch Surface Hub 2S all-in-one PC for business collaboration and communication. more
Cortana no longer works with Wunderlist  Windows Central · 4 days
Cortana is leaving Wunderlist for Microsoft To-Do. Now that Cortana can sync lists with Microsoft To-Do, Microsoft is dropping the digital assistant's integration with Wunderlist. ... more
Surface Hub 2S hands-on: Cutting-edge collaboration  Windows Central · 4 days
Microsoft says the Surface Hub 2S is the ultimate office tool for teamwork Microsoft today gave the first public preview of its forthcoming Surface Hub 2S, which is now officially launching this June for $8,999. Joining... more
Microsoft Surface Hub 2S is ready to roll into your office - CNET  CNET · 4 days
Microsoft's whizzy touchscreen collaboration computer is finally ready to ship -- and earned itself an "S" in the interim. more
Sniper Elite V2 remaster supports Xbox Play Anywhere  Windows Central · 4 days
Pick it up next month. Sniper Elite V2 is an award-winning World War II sniping experience. You are elite United States sniper Karl Fairburne. Parachuted into Berlin amidst the Nazi's final stand,... more
Microsoft rejected facial recognition tech sales over human rights worries  Windows Central · 4 days
Concerns over human rights led Microsoft to deny a California law enforcement agency's request to equip officers with its facial recognition technology. Microsoft President Brad Smith this week... more
Surface Hub 2S goes on sale in June starting at $8,999  Windows Central · 4 days
The 50-inch version will land first, but Microsoft is also gearing up to release an 85-inch version in 2020. Microsoft today revealed more details about the... more
Microsoft’s more portable Surface Hub 2S ships in June for $9,000  TechCrunch · 4 days
We’ve known Microsoft had something new and Surfacey up its sleeve for this week. Turns out the company’s finally ready to unveil the long-promised Surface Hub... more
Would you buy Microsoft Surface earbuds? (poll)  Windows Central · 4 days
If Microsoft were to make headphones that compete directly with Apple's AirPods, who exactly would they be for? This week, rumors emerged that Microsoft was working on a second pair of Surface headphones, in... more
Microsoft’s more portable Surface Hub S2 ships in June for $9,000  TechCrunch · 4 days
We’ve known Microsoft had something new and Surfacey up its sleeve for this week. Turns out the company’s finally ready to unveil the long promised Surface... more
Microsoft reveals bigger 85-inch Surface Hub 2 model  THE VERGE · 4 days
Microsoft is creating an even bigger version of its new Surface Hub 2 hardware. At a press event in New... more
OneNote gets new icon on Windows 10 and iOS  Windows Central · 4 days
The march of the new icons continues. Microsoft introduced a new look for its Office app icons late in 2018, and they've been slowly making their way out to users... more
Skype's 'contact online' notifications return for Insiders  Windows Central · 4 days
Now you'll once again receive alerts when contacts come online. Microsoft has made an effort in recent months to bring back highly requested features for Skype that were present on the old version of... more
Xbox One with no discs: 'The way forward' or 'bad timing'?  BBC · 5 days
Gamers give their verdict as Microsoft announces an "all-digital edition" of the console. more
Alsid raises $14.7 million to secure your Active Directory installation  TechCrunch · 5 days
French startup Alsid has raised a $14.7 million funding round (€13 million). The company is working on a security solution to protect your Microsoft Active Directory installation and... more
Microsoft rejected facial recognition sales out of concern about misuse - CNET  CNET · 5 days
The company's president, Brad Smith, reportedly said Microsoft turned down a California law enforcement agency and an unnamed country. more
What is the Xbox One S All-Digital Edition price?  Windows Central · 5 days
Best answer: The Xbox One S All-Digital Edition costs $249 in the U.S. according to Microsoft's recommended retail price (RRP). Go all-digital: Xbox One S All-Digital Edition ($250 from Microsoft)... more
How to get Xbox Game Pass Ultimate early  Windows Central · 5 days
Xbox Game Pass Ultimate is available right now to select Xbox Insiders. Here's how to enroll. Xbox Game Pass Ultimate is Microsoft's all-new program that combines its two major Xbox digital services... more
Microsoft rejected facial recognition sales because it'd target women, minorities - CNET  CNET · 5 days
Company boss Brad Smith reportedly said it turned down a California law enforcement agency and an unnamed country. more
Win a new Xbox One All-Digital Edition console right HERE!  Windows Central · 5 days
Microsoft's Xbox One S All-Digital Edition marks a new disc-less era for its gaming console. The new All-Digital Xbox embraces the ever-connected nature of modern gaming, designed to... more
Xpotify is possibly the single best Spotify experience on Windows 10  Windows Central · 5 days
Spotify already has an app on Windows 10, and you can install Spotify's PWA through your browser, but is Xpotify better than either of those options?... more
What is the the Xbox One S All-Digital Edition price?  Windows Central · 5 days
Best answer: The Xbox One S All-Digital Edition costs $249 in the U.S. according to Microsoft's recommended retail price (RRP). Go all-digital: Xbox One S All-Digital Edition So,... more
Xpotify review: Quite possibly the best Spotify experience on Windows 10  Windows Central · 5 days
Spotify already has an app on Windows 10, and you can install Spotify's PWA through your browser But is Xpotify better than either of those options?... more
Xbox One S All-Digital still has an eject button and disc drive port inside  Windows Central · 5 days
Microsoft's new Xbox One S All-Digital Edition still retains remnants of the disc drive. Microsoft has taken the wraps off... more
Microsoft Rejects Some Facial-Recognition Software Sales on Human Rights Concerns  Gadgets 360 · 5 days
Microsoft concluded it would lead to innocent women and minorities being disproportionately held for questioning more
Xbox One S All-Digital Edition Launched, Price Revealed  Gadgets 360 · 5 days
Xbox One S All-Digital Edition has been priced at $249.99 (roughly Rs. 17,300) in the US. more
Microsoft's disc-free Xbox One S: What's the point? - CNET  CNET · 5 days
Commentary: It's still big and it's still not that cheap. What's the advantage for you? more
The Sims 4 Xbox One gets mouse and keyboard support in new update  Windows Central · 5 days
Electronic Arts has delivered mouse and keyboard support for The Sims 4 on Xbox One. With the Xbox One now serving full... more
All the major announcements from Inside Xbox  Windows Central · 5 days
There's a lot to cover. Today, Microsoft hosted another Inside Xbox show in which the company revealed new gameplay footage from experiences like Mortal Kombat 11 and Rage 2. However, the highlight of the... more
Microsoft working on fix for Insiders unable to update to build 18875  Windows Central · 5 days
A fix for Insiders unable to update from build 18362.53 is expected later this week. Microsoft last week move the Windows Insider Fast ring... more
Can Xbox One S All-Digital stream 4K movies and TV?  Windows Central · 5 days
Best answer: The answer is yes! Just like the regular Xbox One S, the Xbox One S All-Digital comes with 4K playback capabilities for streaming media. An all-digital... more
Xbox One S All-Digital vs. Nintendo Switch: Which console should you buy?  Windows Central · 5 days
We're a collective of tech enthusiasts from across the globe. As obsessive techies, we live and breathe all-things tech, including games consoles. We spend... more
What's the difference between the Xbox One S and the All-Digital Edition?  Windows Central · 5 days
Best answer: Yes, the only real difference between the Xbox One S and it's All-Digital Edition cousin is the removal of the Blu-ray disc... more
Do you need a Blu-ray drive for movies in your Xbox One?  Windows Central · 5 days
Best answer: No. However, if you pick up an Xbox One S or X with a Blu-ray drive, you'll have a much wider pool... more
Can you play 4K games on Xbox One S All-Digital?  Windows Central · 5 days
Best answer: A definitive "no" for this one. The Xbox One S All-Digital edition is otherwise basically an Xbox One S, disc drive removed. It doesn't have the... more
Xbox One S All-Digital Edition vs. Xbox One S: Which should you buy?  Windows Central · 5 days
With years of experience with digital Xbox One gaming, we pit Microsoft's latest All-Digital console against its tried and tested Xbox One... more
Ninja Gaiden II, Fable II, and more get Xbox One X Enhanced  Windows Central · 5 days
That's a lot of upgraded games! Today during the Inside Xbox show, Microsoft announced that Ninja Gaiden II was coming to Xbox One backward... more
What is the Xbox One S All-Digital Edition release date?  Windows Central · 5 days
Best answer: The Xbox One S All-Digital Edition console is set for a May 7, 2019 release date in most regions. Ditch the discs: Xbox One S All-Digital... more
Xbox One S All-Digital Edition: Price, availability, games and more - CNET  CNET · 5 days
Downloading games over the internet is more popular than ever. Microsoft says it'll be offering choice to Gen Z "digital natives" when its new... more
Xbox One does away with discs in new $249 All-Digital Edition  TechCrunch · 5 days
Discs! What are they good for? Well, if they're nice if you don't want to be tied to an online-only ecosystem. But if you don't mind... more
Microsoft unveils disc-less Xbox One S All-Digital Edition for $249  THE VERGE · 5 days
Microsoft is making its disc-less Xbox One S official today. After weeks of leaks, the software... more
Where are Xbox One S All-Digital Edition preorders available?  Windows Central · 5 days
Best answer: The Xbox One S All-Digital Edition is now available for preorder ahead of its May 7, 2019 release date, first at Best Buy. Go all-digital: Xbox One S... more
Microsoft unveils Xbox One S All-Digital Edition, starting at $249  Windows Central · 5 days
Microsoft's Xbox One S All-Digital Edition marks a new disc-less era for its gaming console. Microsoft today unveiled the Xbox One S All-Digital Edition, an all-new disc-less addition... more
Xbox One S All-Digital Edition specs list  Windows Central · 5 days
Here's what lies under the hood for Microsoft's stripped-down Xbox One S All-Digital console. The Xbox One S All-Digital Edition is Microsoft's latest entry-level gaming console, serving up the Xbox One's lowest retail price... more
Xbox Game Pass Ultimate bundles Xbox Live Gold, Game Pass for $15  Windows Central · 5 days
Microsoft's new Xbox Game Pass Ultimate wraps two subscriptions into one $15 monthly fee. Microsoft just revealed Xbox Game Pass Ultimate, an all-inclusive Xbox... more
April’s Xbox update adds mini keyboard and other features  Windows Central · 5 days
Get it right now. Today, Microsoft rolled out another update for Xbox One. While this download doesn't radically change the operating system, it does introduce great features like the mini... more
Minecraft live-action movie picks up release date and director  Windows Central · 5 days
Microsoft has unveiled a new release date for the upcoming live-action Minecraft movie. Microsoft has announced plans to release its upcoming Minecraft movie in 2022, partnering with Warner Bros. for... more
Watch today's Inside Xbox event right here  Windows Central · 5 days
Tune in for some big reveals and a look at what's coming soon to Xbox. Microsoft will be back again today with another new episode of Inside Xbox, its monthly show that offers a... more
On a tight budget? You'll love each of these affordable laptops.  Windows Central · 5 days
We'd all have the latest and greatest Ultrabooks if we could afford them. But lots of us can't — or just don't want to — hand... more
Rare discusses fishing and other systems in Sea of Thieves  Windows Central · 5 days
There's even more coming! A few weeks ago, Microsoft revealed that Sea of Thieves was getting a massive "Anniversary Update" which added single-player stories, fishing, and much more.... more
10 underrated Xbox One games that deserve more attention  Windows Central · 5 days
There are hundreds upon hundreds of Xbox One games out there, and sometimes the best games on the store don't get the spotlight they deserve. Whether it's due to smaller... more
Xbox E3 2019 briefing takes place on June 9  Windows Central · 5 days
Expect new hardware and exclusives. Today, Microsoft detailed when its E3 2019 media briefing would take place. If you happen to be in Los Angeles, you can probably secure tickets... more
Overwatch Archives Event Storm Rising Skins Listed  Gadgets 360 · 6 days
The Overwatch Archives Event 2019 start time is 10:30pm IST on April 16 for PS4, Xbox One, and Windows PC, here are all the skins you can expect in the Storm Rising mode. more
Ninja Gaiden II Xbox listing hints at backward compatibility revival  Windows Central · 6 days
A new Ninja Gaiden II Xbox marketplace listing indicates an Xbox One backward compatibility debut is near. Ninja Gaiden II may be on its way to Xbox One,... more
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