Microsoft and Unity have teamed up to offer cash prizes of up to $10,000 to Unity game developers who participate in the Windows Game Developer Contest which runs till 20 March 2015.
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Download: Windows 10 build 9926
An update for the Intel graphics driver on the Surface Pro 3 is now available and it fixes a number of bugs and playback issues that users were having when running Windows 10 on their machines.
Microsoft is readying the preview build of Windows 10 on phones, expected to be released some time in February. As part of that effort the Phone Insider app has been updated and is now Windows Insider
A few more features for Office 16 have leaked as part of the January update to the platform that some users are currently beta testing at this time but know that these updates are relatively minor.
Microsoft has updated its Tetra Lockscreen app with a plethora of bug fixes and new features. Despite being available in the US only, it can still be downloaded on all WP8.1 devices except Lumia 1520.
Microsoft is said to be investing in the company that develops the CyanogenMod user experience for Android devices, in a round of equity financing worth around $70 million.
Windows 10 for Phones' first insider build is just around the corner. With just a couple of weeks to go, Joe Belfiore has revealed that the OS will natively support FLAC in future builds.
Bank of America is joining Chase Bank in killing off its Windows Phone and Windows 8.1 apps, with support ending in early March, and the company suggests you "just go to bankofamerica.com" instead.
Microsoft has posted on their Facebook page that they now have over 2.2 million users which means that in the past eight days, they have added over 500k new testers of Windows 10.
Huawei has again criticized Windows Phone for its lack of customization opportunities for OEMs - but while its future smartphones will run Android, it is considering dual-boot Windows/Android tablets.
A hole was discovered that allowed anyone to download several Windows 10 builds, not officially available through Windows Update, all of which are in the 99xx range, till Microsoft patched it.
Microsoft has announced today that Office for Android is exiting beta and that they are releasing their first, non-preview build, of Office for Android and you can grab the bits starting today.
After acquiring Acompli in December, Microsoft is releasing Outlook for iOS and a preview of Outlook for Android as well, with the apps now available for download.
Today, Bill Gates joined Reddit for his third AMA ("Ask Me Anything"). He discussed a wide range of topics including philanthropy, technology, and some tidbits about his personal life.
The monthly Games with Gold program for Xbox Live Gold subscribers continues in February with three new free games; check out the titles Microsoft is offering up this time.
Microsoft has updated its online storage service with some great features and improvements. Currently, the update is available only to OneDrive's web version and iOS app.
After making Sway for iPhone available in more countries, Microsoft has updated the web version with more features that further enhance users' ability to create awesome interactive presentations.
In the latest version of Windows 10, there is a new copy window for when you drag tiles to the desktop but as of right now, the tiles will not stick to the desktop.
Microsoft has confirmed that its Surface 2 is no longer in production, signalling the end of its ARM-based tablet efforts - but the company's update plans for Windows RT are still unclear.
Alaska Airlines is to offer Windows tablets to passengers on its long-haul flights, providing access to movies, TV shows, music and Xbox games - and all content is free to enjoy until March 31.
Microsoft in partnership with Spectra Wireless is launching a network that uses TV white space to bring internet to diverse regions around the world. This is the first big trial for the technology.
Acer's CEO has confirmed that the company will unveil its first new Windows Phone for three years at MWC in March - but if you were hoping for a mighty new flagship handset, you'll be disappointed.
Microsoft has confirmed on Twitter that Spartan will be a great platform for gaming inside a browser, with Gamepad, Pointer Lock, and improved WebGL standards currently being implemented.
Microsoft pushed out a new update for Windows 10 build 9926 and after installing the patch, the OS tries to download build 9931 but keeps failing.
Microsoft stated on Twitter that they are working on support for extensions for the Spartan browser which aligns to previously reported information about the future of the browser.
If you just purchased your Xbox One / 360, a good way to get some quality games is to take advantage of your Xbox Live Gold membership. This week, Xbox has some excellent titles that are up to 75% off
Microsoft announced their earnings yesterday and their future guidance was not as strong as they hoped, so the stock price tumbled but recommendations for the stock price are all over the place.
Sling TV launched to pre-registered users today, albeit without an Xbox One app. A time frame hasn't been revealed for when the app will be released, but Microsoft says it's coming "soon."
If you were paying close attention to Microsoft's keynote, you may have noticed the 'back' button in Windows 10 desktop apps - and thanks to images released by Microsoft, we now have a closer look.
Microsoft announced during its earnings call yesterday that more than 2 million people are now part of the Insider program that gives them access to the Windows 10 technical preview bits.
Microsoft's affordable Lumia 535 can now be purchased from just £79 off-contract, including a 5-inch qHD display, 5MP rear camera with flash, 5MP front cam, 1GB RAM, and the latest Lumia Denim update.
As part of the preview wave for the February update, Microsoft has released new firmware for its controllers. These bring some speed and stability improvements but will require separate updates.
Despite the company's reluctance to talk about what's inside the HoloLens, information has started to trickle out and according to a report, Microsoft's AR headset is powered by Intel chips.
Microsoft's stock took a nosedive in after hours trading despite its seemingly successful quarterly results. What's got investors in a panic when everything seems to be going well? Windows, of course.
One of the biggest problems that Windows has on new display hardware is poor DPI scaling at high resolutions, but some of the icons found in build 9926 show that it may soon be a thing of the past.
The Environmental Protection Agency has released its most recent rankings for green energy consumption within the United States. Intel and Microsoft claim top spots.
Microsoft's Joe Belfiore has confirmed that Windows 10 devices with screens smaller than 8 inches will lack the desktop, while devices with 8-inch and larger screens will keep it.
Microsoft announced its quarterly earnings report this morning and revealed that it had sold more than 10 million Lumia smartphones, which is the highest number for the product line in any quarter.
Microsoft's $2.5 billion acquisition of "Minecraft" developer Mojang is already reaping dividends for the company, with its first-part games sales skyrocketing by 79 percent.
Microsoft announced their earnings today and for the first quarter since being announced, Microsoft's Surface line of tablets has crossed the billion dollar threshold in a single quarter.
Microsoft has released its earnings for the most recent quarter which ended December 31st and is the second quarter for the company with revenue of $26.5 billion, $7.8 billion of operating income.
Microsoft has offered Cortana integration in the January Technical Preview, but officially it is only available in the United States, but we have a workaround for everyone else who wants to test it.
Jacob Rossi, senior engineer at Microsoft's web platform team has shared more details about Spartan, its rendering engine, and how it will affect users and developers moving forward.
Microsoft released a video last week showing off the new Office touch apps, giving us the best look yet at the new touch-friendly versions of its productivity suite coming to the Windows platform.
If you were watching the Windows 10 keynote closely last week, you will have noticed that some demos had a Start menu with a transparent backgrounds which indicates this feature is coming soon.
The Charms bar from Windows 8 is dead. The feature was useful on tablets but Microsoft is replacing it with the Action center for all iterations of Windows 10 going forward.
Microsoft is starting to switch users of its 'classic' Nokia feature phones to Opera Mini and the Opera Mobile Store, as it begins the process of phasing out the Nokia Store and Xpress Browser.
Now that Microsoft has started about its plans regarding the future of gaming on Xbox and Windows 10, we're finally learning about what DirectX 12 will do and what requirements it'll have.
Microsoft is reportedly considering various names for its new web browser, including 'IE Evex' and 'Internet Explorer Endeavor' - but some users are calling on the company to stick with 'Spartan'.
There's a new surprise in the latest build of Windows 10 that you can only see if you enable the new experimental features in Internet Explorer, after which it will mask its true identity.