If you registered to test out the VLC beta for Windows Phone, you can now download the beta from the Windows Store as the app finally got approved by Microsoft.
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Microsoft has updated Sway, the company's latest addition to the Office suite of productivity apps, with Bing image search integration but the product is still in a preview state.
Microsoft and Barnes and Noble have announced that they will be splitting ways after the two companies failed to produce anything tangible from their relationship.
Microsoft is going to be including a new app into its Office lineup and while Sway looks like it crosses over with PowerPoint, the two tools will live side-by-side as they each serve a unique role.
Microsoft spends a lot of money on research and development, more than Apple, Google, and Amazon but they did come up a bit short in other metrics according to a new report by PWC.
In the latest build of Windows 10, 9888, you now have the option to download maps for offline usage which will be useful with all of those cheap Windows tablets that are hitting the market.
Earlier this week, Windows 10 build 9888 leaked and if you do choose to install it, rest assured that it will not take you out of the release cycle for the next build of the OS.
In the latest version to makes its way to the web, Windows 10 build 9888 has a few updates over 9879 and one such improvement is to Battery Sense that will be a key new feature for the platform.
Comcast is in the process of trying to acquire Time Warner in the US and to help convince consumers that the acquisition is a good idea, they are running web adverts to support their agenda.
Microsoft has pushed out a new update for Windows 10 build 9879 that addresses the Explorer crashing issue. You can grab the download now from Windows Update but it does require a restart.
Earlier today, a version of Windows 10 was leaked and with it come a few new features including the ability to search inside the settings app which makes it easier to find what you are looking for.
Huawei has said that "nobody made any money in Windows Phone" but they are forgetting that for two key players, they have made a lot of money using Microsoft's mobile operating system.
If you are having trouble connecting to Xbox Live right now, you are not alone, as many users are reporting that they are seeing error code 80151909 and it could be related to a DDOS.
Everyday Microsoft puts up a new image on the Bing homepage and if you want to take a look at previous images to add them to your collection, there is now a 'gallery' view that makes this possible.
Microsoft has purchased Acompli, a mobile email startup, for more than $200 million as the company builds out its mobile-first strategy as this app runs on iOS and Android.
Microsoft's outdated OS, Windows XP is continuing its steep decline and during the month of October it dropped roughly 4% while Windows 8 climbed steadily during the same time period.
Microsoft is working towards the release of a preview of Windows 10 for the consumers and Cortana has started showing up in recent builds in a usable format
Today is likely the top shopping day of the year with sales at every store and we want to know if you went shopping, what did you get and how much did you save?
A build of Windows 10, 9888 has been spotted in the wild and it shows off some new features like animations, unified context menus and ZPC Settings is now the default settings application.
Microsoft's low-cost strategy for Windows tablet is hitting new pricing points as the WinBook TW70CA17 is being priced at $60 by MicroCenter and this is not for an RT device.
Microsoft has been fined in China roughly $140 million for cross-border tax evasion in that country which is quite similar to that which was investigated by the IRS.
Microsoft has revealed that Windows 10 will support the FLAC standard natively with Windows 10 which is another key addition to the platform that already includes MKV too.
Google's deal with Apple to be the default search provider on iOS devices expires in 2015 and it is being reported that both Yahoo! and Microsoft are courting Apple for this position.
Microsoft has released another patch for Windows 10 build 9879 and this time it is patching a hole in IE's Flash Player; the download is available now.
Microsoft's Band has been selling out and is hard to find at this time, but the question remains, is this device incredibly popular or did Microsoft underestimate demand for the device?
Microsoft is suing the IRS after the agency failed to provide information requested after the company filed a 'freedom of information' request for a contract pertaining to an audit.
Microsoft has revealed a few details about the insider program for users who want to test Windows 10, including that most users choose to stay in the 'slow' ring for receiving new builds.
Microsoft has released Windows 10 build 9879 to the 'slow' ring which means that all Windows Insider groups now have access to the latest build of Windows 10.
Microsoft has released the ISOs of Windows 10 build 9879 and you can download them after the jump, provided you fill out a simply form before downloading.
Microsoft has released a new patch for Windows 10 build 9879 and the company is referring to this update as the 'November' update for the OS.
If you want a white Xbox One, be prepared to pay a premium for the console as the device is in short supply with most retailers showing that the product is out of stock.
Microsoft has released another commercial that puts Siri against Cortana and this time around, it's the HTC One M8 with Windows Phone and the Dot View case taking charge and making fun of Siri.
Thanks to a posting on MSDN, Microsoft has confirmed that the kernel will jump from 6.4 to 10 which is a large jump and could impact some software once the change is rolled out.
Microsoft's head of the Windows Insider program has said that the company plans to hold off on releasing the 9879 build of Windows 10 for the 'slow' ring users until early next week.
Microsoft has been releasing Cortana vs Siri commercials for some time and the latest version goes after the iPhone 6 and how Siri has not been improved with iOS 8.
Microsoft has had a rough time this week when it comes to outages with Azure, the Windows Store and even Bing being knocked offline which is an alarming trend the company can't afford to continue.
According to the latest bits of information about newer builds of Windows 10, the kernel version is showing up as 10.0 which is a huge jump from 6.4 in the previous builds
Microsoft quietly updated its App store policies recently and the change affects the cut that Microsoft will take on app store sales and the change works against developers.
Windows 10 will bring with it many new features and for business, the Windows Store will be getting a few new updates that will make it easier for IT managers and the like.
On Black Friday, stores across the US try to entice you to venture out at ungodly hours of the morning and if you are in the market for a low-priced notebook, staples has one on-sale for $99.
Microsoft has created a custom solution for the NFL that allows teams to view images and interactive content on the sidelines of every game and we got to spend a little bit of time with it.
Mozilla has announced a significant shift in their browser strategy that has seen them team up with Google for searching but that comes to an end as Yahoo! will now be the default engine.
This Saturday, November 22nd, the Xbox One will turn one year old and Microsoft is celebrating that event with giveaways for everyone and a few gift bundles for random winners too.
An EA executive has stated that Microsoft is catching up to Sony's PlayStation 4 in terms of sales, which is likely related to the Xbox One's recent price cuts and bundles.
Microsoft's Cloud platform, Azure, has been hit with another widespread outage that is impacting customers across the globe.
If you have a Surface Pro 3, Microsoft has detailed the next update that will be coming to the device that will fix a few bugs and improve the overall experience.
Microsoft's unofficial mascot, Clippy, is a hero on campus and (secretly) in our hearts. It was once the hated personal assistant that didn't learn, now a bit of an icon, and I got to become Clippy.
Last week, Neowin was in Seattle and we had a chance to sit down with the team behind the Microsoft Band to hear their story about how the product came to market.
Microsoft has put out a notice today that they will be releasing an out-of-band security patch and it affects many of the company's Server operating systems; immediate installation is recommended.
HP has announced their ENVY x2 and it takes nearly all of the features and packages them into a form factor that mimics that of the Surface Pro 3 but the aesthetics are not as clean.