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Microsoft is working on building a controller targeted at hardcore gamers for the Xbox One and right now sources are saying they will announce the device at E3 later this year.
This week, the Game Developers Conference is taking place in San Francisco and if you are curious about what Microsoft's booth look like, we have you covered along with a few bonus pics too.
To increase the adoption of its cloud services and increase sales of mobile devices, Microsoft has announced a strategic partnership with German carrier Deutsche Telekom.
Microsoft has pushed out another update to Sway and this time around they are improving the options for embedding media and making it easier to share your Sways.
"Sunset Overdrive" will get a new downloadable expansion in less than a month, bringing an entirely new area to the game as well as new weapons and a new traversal mechanic.
Another leaked shot from build 10022 has surfaced and this time it shows a minor tweak to the virtual desktops - but not much else is shown in the latest screenshots.
Like many leading tech firms, Microsoft has a huge stand at Mobile World Congress. But what does it use all that space for, where did the hot air balloon come from, and why is there so much dancing?
Earlier this week, Microsoft held a press conference where they announced the Lumia 640 but they also showed a few new features for the messaging app too.
In an upcoming release of Windows 10, Microsoft will include project Spartan that features Cortana integration; this feature has now been shown off on video thanks to a new leak.
Microsoft has some goodies for Xbox 360 owners. who now get their own Preview program for pre-release OS updates. They can also reserve Xbox One Games with Gold even if they don't own a new console.
The Lumia Denim update roll out is gradually picking up pace and being made available on more and more devices across the world, and one of those markets is the huge one in India.
Microsoft has put out a tweet stating that customers who pre-order games from the Microsoft Store can score a $10 Xbox digital gift card on select games when the order is completed.
Another week, another set of screenshots from an unreleased build of Windows 10 and this time around we are seeing more shots from build 10022 which is from the FBL_Impressive branch.
Microsoft's director of phone marketing, Neil Broadley, confirms the news that a flagship Lumia device will not be available until Windows 10 is ready for launch.
The Nokia Lumia 1520.3 is currently receiving the Lumia Denim update while the Samsung ATIV SE is finally being updated with Windows Phone 8.1.1, a massive update considering the device was on WP8.
Intel has announced its latest series of processors, the Atom x3, x5 and x7. The x3 will make its way to 20 OEMs this year and might just be integrated in Windows 10 phones, according to Intel.
Microsoft officials at the Mobile World Congress 2015 offered more insights on the Universal App Platform, which will offer developers an easy way to create apps for all devices and inputs.
On Sunday, Acer announced its first Windows Phone for four years - and like so many others, the device is targeting the low end of the market. But does the new Liquid M220 actually seem any good?
Microsoft has confirmed via a product listing page that Windows Phone 8.1's Update 2 will bring compatibility with Bluetooth keyboards, something the operating system currently lacks.
Microsoft confirmed today at Mobile World Congress that project Spartan, the company's next browser, will be shipping in the next preview build that should hopefully be arriving soon.
Microsoft announced two new additions to its smartphone range today - the Lumia 640 and 640 XL - and we had some hands-on time with both of them, which included some intriguing OS observations.
After acquiring a few startups in the past, Microsoft is looking to purchase the social news reader Prismatic, for $30 million. Google, Yahoo, Apple, and Facebook are also reportedly interested.
Although it's been a couple months since we last saw Office for Windows 10, it looks like Microsoft has been quite busy updating their upcoming productivity software with new features.
The Lumia 640 isn't the only hardware device that Microsoft unveiled today, as the company showed off on-stage a foldable keyboard device, designed to be taken on the road.
The Microsoft Windows Insiders program is growing at a fast pace and the company announced today that there are now more than 2.8 million users signed-up to try out Windows 10.
Microsoft has showed off the multi-platform universal Bing Maps app in their MWC 2015 conference, showing how searches are saved and synced across different devices.
On stage at MWC in Barcelona, Microsoft unveiled some new features that will be coming as part of Windows 10 for phones. Among these, the company showed off their new browser: Spartan.
Microsoft has just formally announced the Lumia 640 and 640 XL at their Mobile World Conference 2015 presentation. The smartphones are not exactly high-end, but the specs are pretty interesting.
Microsoft's press conference at MWC 2015 is set to begin at 8:30am CET (1 March 11:30pm PST). For those interested in the event, you can stream the event live right here on Neowin!
While most of the consumer world is focused on the next release of the desktop version of Windows 10, Microsoft is also building Windows Server vNext, and a new slide deck detailing the OS leaked.
There were rumors a few weeks back about how Samsung was going to pre-load a few Microsoft apps on the Galaxy S6, and it looks like those rumors are true thanks to today's announcement.
Apparently, Microsoft's website has accidentally revealed two new devices, the Microsoft Lumia 640 and 640 XL, possible successors to the Nokia X and XL. The page has now been pulled.
At Mobile World Congress 2015 today, Acer has finally revealed its first Windows Phone device in four years. Running Windows Phone 8.1, the Liquid M220 is also upgradable to Windows 10 for Phones.
From EU investigations into Google's practices, to Net Neutrality in the US to Xbox burgers in Hong Kong, it's been a busy and exciting week for tech. And Mobile World Congress is just starting!
The Windows Phone Store is facing issues in several countries, not displaying categories or search results. The extent of the problem is yet unknown but we expect it to be fixed soon.
Microsoft launched the Xbox One in China towards the end of 2014 and managed to sell 100,000 units in the first month, but the sales never took off from there resulting in losses for its distributor.
A new rumour has emerged suggesting that Microsoft could be working on a revolutionary feature with DirectX 12, allowing users to combine graphics cards from Nvidia and AMD on the same machine.
Microsoft will be live-streaming it's MWC keynote on March 2, Neowin will be there to cover the event live as it unfolds. A couple mid-range devices may be unveiled at the press-event as well.
The newly launched low-cost Lumia 435 from Microsoft running on Windows Phone 8.1 has gone on sale in the UK, and is available from various carriers as well sim-free from online retailers.
A UI designer - the same one who created the Office 365 for Android concept last month, has created yet another magnificent concept for the Xbox Music app on Windows 10.
A few months back, Microsoft announced that Lync would be rebranded as Skype for Business and thanks to a tip, we have a few shots of the updated chat service posted after the jump.
Thanks to an inside source, Neowin has been told that there are only 60,000 people testing Windows 10 for phones, which should not come as a major surprise considering the small install base.
February has been a tough month for Lenovo after 'Superfish' rocked the company's credibility and now the company is promising that going forward, the company will ship PCs without 'adware” and bloat
There is no question that Skype is a popular app and if you take a look at the Google Play store, you can see that the app has been downloaded more than 500,000,000 times since its release.
When Microsoft announced HoloLens, they let press try out the new product but it was prototype hardware and I could not take pictures of the devices but now you can see what it looks like.
A new initiative from Microsoft, called the Collective Project, is looking to empower students with bright ideas to change the world for the better. The first project makes prosthetics for children.
After what seemed like ages, Microsoft has released the 'Lumia Denim' update for the Lumia 1520 and Lumia 930 in North America. The update will bring many new features and improvements to the camera.
Microsoft has announced that they will be offering 'official support' for the Xbox One on Reddit by using special accounts that are designated as official Microsoft support staff.
The IE team revealed more on the story behind Microsoft Spartan - the new browser across all Windows 10 devices, and why they will not be moving forward with Internet Explorer.