In a bid to make sure beta testers submit as much feedback as possible Microsoft is now adding some small game elements and a point system to its Xbox One Preview program. Other rewards may come soon.
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Microsoft has announced that over 1 million users are now testing Windows 10 but one aspect that has been overlooked is that a new preview build will be released soon.
Microsoft has announced a new product today called Sway, which is a new way to show off your content on a digital canvas, and you can sign up now to join the preview of the app.
SageThumbs is a powerful shell extension allowing to preview enormous amount of image formats directly in Windows Explorer.
Microsoft is gearing up for a Windows Threshold preview and it is expected to arrive in late September but it's not clear yet if it will be a public release or kept close to Microsoft partners.
Earlier in the week, we got our first hint that the new Windows Phone 8.1 lock screen apps were coming within the next few weeks. Today, we get to actually see them in action.
After updating its Remote Desktop Preview app for Windows Phone 8.1 this week, Microsoft has invited users to submit their comments and suggestions for new features and improvements to the app.
A new website from Microsoft allows you to sign up to receive pre-release versions of Office as long as you are willing to provide feedback based on your experiences with the software.
Microsoft is increasing its transparency for Office 365 business users by releasing a roadmap for the service and is also offering up a new ‘First Release' program to get updates faster.
Low power computing is an extremely important market for chipset and device manufacturers alike. ARM has already established itself in this area and their products and derivatives from manufacturers like Qualcomm are nearly universally found...
Windows Phone 8.1 is now available for users on the 'Preview for Developers' program. But if you haven't signed up yet, it's not too late - and we've got the info to help you on your way.
Microsoft has said it will release a preview of the next Xbox One update "in the next few days", with improvements promised for Kinect, notifications, video playback, call audio, and more.
The next major version of iOS may include iPhone and iPad versions of TextEdit and Preview, according to a new report and leaked screenshots. Is this our first real look at iOS 8?
We had a chance to get our paws on Nokia's latest Windows Phone, the Lumia Icon and have put together a quick video look at the new device that goes over the high-points of the device.
Microsoft has released the Windows 8.1 Bing Maps Preview app, offering a way to try out a number of upcoming Bing Map features, including 70 cities rendered in 3D.
Patch Tuesday is happening again, for Windows 8.1 Preview and Windows RT 8.1 Preview at least, with an additional five updates hitting the OSes today a mere 14 days after the first wave of updates.
Microsoft is rolling out the first batch of updates to the Windows 8.1 Preview through Windows Update, addressing a range of issues that were found within the first week of availability
Microsoft appear to have opened the floodgates for anyone to download the Windows 8.1 Preview through the Windows Store, even if you have a language pack installed which previously didn't work
Office 2013 RT is now available for the Windows RT 8.1 Preview, although it's missing a number of features that may have been useful in an enterprise setting, for security and mobility reasons
At its BUILD conference in San Francisco, Microsoft announced Visual Studio 2013 and that a preview of the platform is available to download today with a release to come later this year.
The Windows 8.1 Preview download link has been posted but the link is not active yet ahead of Microsoft's BUILD developer conference that is being hosted in San Francisco later today.
The Windows RT 8.1 Preview has been spotted on a Surface RT at BUILD 2013, ahead of its public release in just a few days time. It's nothing too exciting, but at least the Preview is almost ready
The Windows Server 2012 R2 Preview has revealed changes that we expected: "Computer" has been renamed to "This PC", while Libraries are hidden by default in favor of top-level folders.
Microsoft has launched the Windows Server 2012 R2 Preview, aka the Windows Server Blue preview, on the world today; a public version is now available to download ahead of BUILD 2013
In the latest leaked build of Windows 8.1, there are a few settings that are hidden but with a simple application, you can enable these features and get a deeper looking into the direction of Windows.
While the past few weeks have been very busy, I managed to get a few weeks of hands-on time with the Asus VivoTab Smart to give a short(ish) verdict on the budget-friendly Windows 8 tablet
Following this week's leak of Windows Blue, it's emerged that Microsoft will be launching a 'public preview' version of the OS at its BUILD developer conference in June.
Samsung's Galaxy Note 8.0 is the latest addition to its range of phablets. (Yes, phablets - you can use this beast as a phone.) We went hands-on at MWC 2013 to see if it's actually any good.
While I was in Sydney I also managed to get some quick hands-on time with the Xperia Z, Sony's flagship that should be available very soon, and there were a few impressive things to be seen
Join us as well as HTC executive Richard as we take a short hands-on look at the HTC One in Sydney, showing off some of the features (briefly) including the capabilities of HTC Zoe and the camera
Ultrapixels, Zoe, BoomSound, BlinkFeed and One were all terms thrown about casually at last night's HTC event in Sydney, where I managed to get some serious hands-on time with the upcoming HTC One
With Microsoft fighting hard to retain a considerable chunk of the market share for Internet Explorer, the latest version of the browser, 10, will arrive in preview form for Windows 7 users tomorrow.
A brand new app for Skype on Windows Phone 8 is now available from the WP8 Store, and it brings a host of improvements thanks to the new capabilities of Windows Phone 8 software and hardware
Along with the RTM announcement for Windows 8, Microsoft also gave out a few statistics about how many times the platform was tested across its many months of developments and release cycles.
Just a few days ago, firmware 1.60 was released for the Vita. This update gave access to a various selection of features including, PSP backwards compatibility, Google Maps and video recording.
Sony's newest handheld is no lightweight. Filled to the brim with the latest technology, the portable powerhouse has all the ingredients to take the mobile world by storm. Neowin takes a closer look.
If you applied to join the Xbox LIVE Update Preview Program - hoping to be among the first to enjoy the new-look Xbox 360 dashboard and user experience - you can find out now if you've been accepted.
Last week Microsoft presented us with a Samsung Focus smartphone that was running a recent pre-release build of Windows Phone 7.5 "Mango." Mango is the version of the OS that will replace Windows Phone 7,...
Hulu Plus is coming to Xbox Live tomorrow. Hulu Plus, the paid subscription version of the popular web-based streaming media player, will be another step for Microsoft in making their flagship game console more of...
Steve Jobs revealed few details about Mac OS X 10.7 Lion at the "Back to the Mac" gathering on Apple's Cupertino campus late last year. But most recently the company began seeding a preview of...
According to a source at Microsoft, the company hopes to show off its new Windows 8 design for tablets by the end of its fiscal year in June, reports Business Insider. The source claims that Microsoft...
Just weeks after changing the way we search in a web browser and rolling out Instant Search, Google is at it once again. Today, according to Patrick Altoft of Blogstorm, Google is testing full page...
Amazon has launched a new service called Kindle for Web. Previously customers had the ability to Look Inside and preview a few pages of a book before they bought it. Now Amazon has renamed this...
Microsoft is hard at work on the successor to Internet Explorer 8. To date, it has released three IE9 platform previews. Each preview has become progressively better than the last. The previews may have been...
Microsoft has released its IE 9 preview #2 and is touting the many improvements made over the previous releases. Available for download now on ietestdrive.com, the latest version has several enhancements over the previous...
Microsoft has just taken the wraps off of windowslivepreview.com that showcases the upcoming changes to the live platform. Currently they are only revealing the new messenger platform but this site will be the springboard...
IGN'ss Jason Ocampo has put up his preview of Elemental. Stardock'ss new turn-based fantasy strategy game isn't due until 2010 but even at this early stage it's pretty far along. During Stardock's recent preview...
Last week, information was spread that Google planned to implement proper theme support within their Chrome browser. Just recently, people have discovered, in the developer builds of the browser, that the company has built in...
Microsoft has begun sending out invitations to the Office 2010 Technical Preview. Microsoft is distributing the Office 2010 bits via its Connect testing site. The bits hold the build number 14.0.4006.1110 meaning they are older...
An updated version of Microsoft's upcoming Office 2010 technical preview has leaked onto the internet, days before the company is due to launch a private beta today. Office 2010 build 14.0.4302.1000 is the latest to...