The Microsoft Garage project Word Flow received an update today to version 2.0. It includes a number of new features, such as a search function for GIFs, images and emoji.
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Microsoft today released Windows 10 for PCs build 14393.82 to the Production ring. The cumulative update has been in the Release Preview ring for a week now, and contains a number of improvements.
After Microsoft released the Windows 10 Mobile Anniversary Update a week ago to unlocked devices, build 14393.67 is now available for carrier-locked devices on the Production ring.
Microsoft only announced one new title that will be added to the list of Xbox 360 games that are backward compatible with the Xbox One today, but it's a big one: Call of Duty 2.
Microsoft cut the Lumia 950 XL's price to £399.99 in June, but its price continues to fall elsewhere in the UK. After reducing it to £359.99 last month, Amazon has now cut its price by a further 5.5%.
...although you can win one in the company's Xbox One S 'Madden NFL 17' Custom Console Sweepstakes. There are 32 of the uniquely designed consoles up for grabs - one for each team in the NFL.
Next week, Microsoft will close its Lumia Twitter accounts for individual markets and regions, as well as its @LumiaHelp support account, merging those activities into 'unified, global' accounts.
Behold, the new addition to Microsoft's gaming portfolio: the Xbox Onesie. Designed to enhance the couch potato experience, it says it's "the perfect loungewear attire for true entertainment fans".
Microsoft has taken the wraps off of its mysterious "holographic processing unit", which powers the company's HoloLens. The impressive custom-built processor is very powerful, but also very expensive.
As part of a new deal, Microsoft apps like Office, OneDrive, and Outlook will be preloaded on upcoming Lenovo Android smartphones. The deal also includes a patent cross-licensing agreement.
Microsoft today released Visual Studio "15" Preview 4, an early build of what is to be the next version of the company's IDE. Today's Preview brings improvements to the installer and more.
Microsoft today released the first 64-bit version of Office for Mac to the Production channel. Version 15.25 is available to all Office users, as Microsoft will no longer be offering a 32-bit variant.
After stating a release date of August 18, and then pushing it back to August 22, the Microsoft Store now says the Elite x3 won't arrive until September 6, while HP's store listing remains more vague.
When you buy a Type Cover, Microsoft will give you a free 32GB PNY microSD card, but the claim that it's "worth £19.99" is a bit optimistic - the same card is available with 64GB for £14.95 on Amazon.
Genee launched in 2014, using AI, natural language processing and chat bots to make it easier to schedule meetings. It's now been acquired by Microsoft, and will shut down its service next month.
Microsoft updated its Garage project Arrow Launcher over the weekend, providing a number of new features. Version 2.2 comes with a fully customizable homepage, live wallpaper support, and more.
HP has priced the Elite x3 alone at £683, and the Desk Dock at £131. It's also revealed the cost of many other accessories for the Windows 10 Mobile flagship - but its release date is still a mystery.
The Microsoft Store cut the price of its Windows 10 Mobile flagship to £399.99 in June - but its price has continued to fall elsewhere in the UK. One retailer is now offering it for £336.20.
Microsoft has begun accepting pre-orders for HP's new Windows 10 Mobile flagship in the US, with shipments starting next month - but there are a few things to be aware of before placing your order.
While the Lumia 525 has already been abandoned by Microsoft and Nokia, this did not stop a developer from experimenting on it. He was able to port Android 6.0 Marshmallow on the three-year old device.
From Holo pursuits and virtual delights, to touchpad tattoos, Half-Life lulz, Lumia price cuts, (in)security issues, and matters of Honor, it's our regular roundup of the week's top tech news.
The Windows 10 Anniversary Update woes continue as a new report suggests that the update broke millions of webcams around the globe. However, Microsoft states that a fix is on the way.
In light of the recent freezing issues surrounding the Windows 10 Anniversary Update, a program that allegedly fixes the issue is circulating the web. However, the app may not be what it seems.
In order to increase productivity as well as collaboration and interaction between students and teachers, Microsoft has introduced new classroom-focused tools for Office 365 Education.
Microsoft has revamped its family features on the Windows 10 Anniversary Update, allowing parents more access to monitor their child's browsing habits and other online activities.
Google announced today that it will be killing off its Chrome apps for Windows, macOS, and Linux. The change will take place over the course of the next two years. Chrome OS will not be affected.
It's been a confusing week if you're on the Release Preview ring. Microsoft released Windows 10 build 14393.82 twice, but the changelog has only been made available now. Here's what's new.
Microsoft today confirmed that those affected by the Simplo battery issue on the Surface Pro 3 can expect a software update soon that will fix the issue. The update is in internal testing.
After Facebook finally released its own app for Windows 10 Mobile yesterday, Microsoft has killed off its own app, which has been the only Facebook app for Windows phones for years.
Earlier today, Amazon launched a new Windows 10 app. While it was thought at the time that the app was PC-only, it has now appeared on Windows 10 Mobile, with a PC description.
A new system update is available for the Xbox One, bumping the OS version up to 10.0.14393.1040 (rs1_xbox_rel_1608.160816-1851) fre, bringing Store improvements, new Startup Chime controls, and more.
Microsoft confirmed today that those using Windows 10 build 14905 for PCs are unable to change their Insider settings; however, the company also stated that there is a fix on the way.
Microsoft has updated its Groove app on the Xbox One, enabling support for background music playback for all users. Until now, that feature was only available for Groove users on the Xbox One Preview.
Amazon's new Windows 10 app has arrived - but it's nothing more than the retailer's website in app form. It offers no platform-specific features such as Live Tile support or Cortana integration.
Microsoft is offering hundreds of dollars off when you buy its Surface Pro 4 with a Type Cover - including its new NFL keyboards - along with an Essentials Bundle that comes with Office 365 and more.
Microsoft has once again released Windows 10 for PCs build 14393.82 but sadly, today's update is shrouded in as much mystery as it was when it was released on Tuesday, if not more.
Facebook's app for Windows phones has been in beta for months, but today, the app finally comes out of beta, as the company now offers a full suite of universal Windows 10 apps.
Microsoft is looking for students and full-time researchers to test an early version of its new academic research app. Sourcerer is an experimental app being developed by the Office Insider team.
Microsoft today announced that it is bringing the OneNote Importer tool to Macs, which will allow users to transfer their notes from Evernote to the company's own note-taking platform.
Microsoft today announced that it will be open-sourcing the Windows command line tool PowerShell. The company is making alpha releases for Linux and OS X available today on GitHub.
Microsoft is currently offering some big savings on a range of Windows 10 PCs - from affordable Dell notebooks, to an Alienware gaming flagship, and HP's ENVY Curved 34 all-in-one desktop.
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After saying numerous times that the upcoming Project Scorpio would not have any exclusive titles, Microsoft is somewhat backtracking by saying it doesn't consider VR content as "console gaming".
Microsoft UK has reduced its price for the Elite x3 and Desk Dock accessory by 5.6%, but it's also pushed back the handset's release date by a few days. HP has also revised its listing for the device.
For years now, Microsoft has been struggling to improve the way applications scale on its operating system. Even with this latest update the company admits it still has lots of work to do.
Gartner says 1.97m Windows phones were sold last quarter, compared with 1.2m Lumias, but global market share dropped again, to 0.6%. Android grew to 86.2%, with Samsung grabbing 22.3% of the market.
Microsoft today announced Visio for the iPad. The company will be launching the Visio on iPad Insider Program, which will allow customers and businesses to try out the new app before its release.
In a TechNet blog post today, Microsoft confirmed that the Microsoft Authenticator app will arrive for Windows phones later this week. The company also provided an update on the iOS and Android apps.
Microsoft has confirmed that the issue preventing some users from being able to download today's Windows 10 Mobile build 14905 should be fixed, although some users may need to reconfigure settings.
Microsoft announced the UWP Community Toolkit today in an effort to add new capabilities to the Windows 10 Software Development Kit. The project will also be open-source on GitHub.