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During Build 2015, Microsoft unveiled its new strategy to court iOS and Android developers to Windows. While the new tools seem fantastic, will it be enough to fix the app ecosystem issue on Windows?
Microsoft has announced at BUILD 2015 that Windows 10 for the PC will be released at a different time than the version for the phone and that Xbox One and Hololens will be separate releases too.
At Build 2015, Microsoft showed off a few design concepts for Windows 10 that shows the designs that inspired the version of Windows the company will release later this year.
Microsoft announced at Build 2015 that they will have one billion devices running Windows 10 in 2-3 years, but digging into the numbers, the achievement wouldn't be all that impressive.
Unity, the company that develops the engine behind many popular games, has already started supporting Microsoft's HoloLens and Windows Holographic in their development environment.
Joe Belfiore demoed on the Build stage a new feature that's coming as part of Windows 10 called Spotlight. It offers a personalized lockscreen experience that can recommend images, features and apps.
Microsoft said at its Build conference today that it hopes to have one billion Windows 10 devices out in the market within 2-3 years which is a lofty but obtainable goal.
At its Build 2015 developer conference, Microsoft has announced it is releasing a free cross-platform code editor that will enable many developers to write modern apps for web, cloud, and mobile.
Microsoft is expected to unveil a ton of information about Windows 10 at its BUILD keynote today and you can follow along on our front page for all the new and watch the show live right here.
Microsoft's shares have rallied and are back near their all time high, despite mixed financial results where Windows and Office have continued their slow decline in importance and revenue.
A carrier in the Philippines is currently offering free usage of Skype Qik for three months. However, despite promoting the app's availability on Windows Phone, the platform is not part of the promo.
A Microsoft Support Engineer recently posted a list of build expiration dates. If you are having issues with license expiration notices, get an ISO and update to the latest build.
Thomas Nigro, one of the developers of the VLC app for Windows, has offered a quick overview on the latest update, which includes changes to the UI, as well as new features and fixes.
The PiPO X7 has managed to simultaneously be both the most frustrating and most rewarding experience we've had with a mini PC. Check out our full review of the PiPO X7, the Windows 8.1 mini PC!
Though Patch Tuesday has already come and gone for this month, Microsoft will push an impressive number of patches out today. Admins and mobile users might want to keep a close eye on Windows Update.
AMD's CEO recently let slip that Microsoft intends to launch the new Windows 10 operating system at the end of July, in time for the back to school campaigns and fall promotional sales.
Are you bored of the Windows 10 Technical Preview for phones' design? A Windows Phone enthusiast has created a concept of what he believes could be the ideal OS, a design which may please everyone.
As we get closer to the release of Windows 10, Microsoft is offering app developers an analysis of current market trends based on demographics, category and monetization options.
Microsoft has announced new features for Office Delve, the content discovery tool for Office 365, in addition to the launch of mobile apps for Android and iOS devices.
Microsoft Security Essentials provides real-time protection for your home or small business PC that guards against viruses, spyware, and other malicious software.
Microsoft is changing its design style with Windows 10, moving away from many of the more distinct elements of Windows 8, but do you like where it's going?
Because of a bug in the new sign up process, users with certain Windows account names are having trouble signing in to their much anticipated copies of Grand Theft Auto V for PC
"Redirect to SMB" is a new potential security threat that could allow intruders access to your Windows PC. Microsoft has acknowledged the potential but dismissed its level of threat.
Microsoft is planning to host a dev summit for Internet Explorer's successor, Project Spartan, right in Google's backyard. The summit will feature technical sessions and build testing from engineers.
An update for Windows 10 for phones is just around the corner, but new images of the update have already leaked, showing the new task switcher, Outlook calendar, Outlook email and People app.
Microsoft has announced that the next update to the Windows Store will bring music into the fold, which joins the recently added 'TV and Movie' section that went live in the last 24 hours.
Microsoft has received a patent that allows a mobile device to boot more than one operating system, as well as individual parts of different operating systems to allow for specific functionality.
Microsoft is starting work on the next update for Windows called Redstone and now that the cat is out of the bag, new details are giving us a better picture of what to expect.
Kabam has decided to discontinue Windows Phone app development stating that the company is "concentrating its resources on the biggest market opportunity", mainly Android and iOS.
Microsoft's codename for its next version of Windows has been uncovered and the update is currently targeted for 2016 but with it being early in the development cycle, the timeline could change.
You can currently pre-order Star Wars: The Digital Collection on leading digital stores. The collection includes deleted scenes, behind-the-scene extras and special features.
Intel's latest foray into the PC-on-a-stick market is finally available for pre-order. The device starts at $110 but that comes with Linux. A full Windows version will cost users around $150.
With one of the most exciting domestic cricket tournament starting on 8 April 2015, we have you covered on how to sync the Indian Premier League tournament's schedule to your Windows devices.
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Microsoft's Mark Russinovich says that open sourcing Windows is a definite possibility, adding that "every conversation you can imagine about what [we] should do with our software has happened."
Google has released its ARC software in beta, and it allows users to run Android apps on their desktop or laptop machines through Chrome, version 40 or higher.
Earlier this week, Microsoft released a new version of Windows 10 for Insiders and tucked away in the update is a new battery life indicator with a user interface that matches the rest of the OS.
A few years ago, Microsoft announced Windows RT and as of today, the OS is dead. We take a look back at the rise and fall of the ill-fated OS during its short life.
Yesterday, Microsoft unveiled the new Surface 3 tablet - a more affordable alternative to its flagship Pro 3. Do you plan to buy the new device, or are you saving your money for something else?
One of the co-creators of the original Xbox has revealed some of the wild ideas the development team considered, including giving it away free, pre-loading Windows onto it, and even buying Nintendo.
Apple has allowed its customers to trade in their old iPhones in part-exchange for a new one since 2013 - but you can now trade in select Windows, Android and BlackBerry phones under the program too.
Windows tablets have dropped considerably in price over the past few years and the 8in EVE T1 is an entry level device that left us happy even if it does cut a few corners.
We all loathe Windows updates. Unfortunately, those in attendance at this basketball game had to experience a 25 minute game delay due to the scoreboard computer insisting on running Windows updates.
The rumors around Android apps making their way to Windows won't seem to go away, and we are now hearing more information about the plans for these apps if the project gets the full green light.
The Windows Phone ecosystem hasn't seen any major changes in the last few months with low-end devices continuing to dominate the platform and Microsoft remaining the primary manufacturer.
At its WinHEC conference in China, Microsoft has shown off a new Apple Pay-style service for Windows 10 mobile device that allows the user to pay directly from their phone.
HP's Stream 7 tablet has been available for just £74.99 in the UK for a while - but you can now get a further discount bringing the price down to just £49.99, including a free Office 365 subscription.
Kinect apps are now available to download straight from the Windows Store. Microsoft is hoping that this will help developers and boost adoption of the motion-tracking peripheral.