Microsoft has announced that Kinect for Windows v2 is now available for pre-order in 22 markets, priced at $199 in the US. Delivery will begin on July 15, 2014, but supplies of the device are limited.
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Microsoft's vice president of OEM partners explained how we will see sub-$200 Windows Phone devices before the end of the year and how Windows tablets will also be getting significantly cheaper too.
Microsoft is bringing several new TV-centric features to its Xbox One SmartGlass app on Android, iOS, Windows and Windows Phone, including the ability to control a set-top box as a universal remote.
Microsoft's Nick Parker has said that the company has a "great relationship with HTC", adding that "new things are coming, so get excited", perhaps hinting at new Windows Phone devices on the way.
On stage at Computex, Microsoft showed off a number of recently launched Windows devices as well as some we hadn't seen before. Among these a HP 2-in-1 device and a 7-inch tablet from Toshiba.
A new report is saying that Office for Android could arrive before that of its Windows counterpart and seeing how its already out for iOS, there could be some weight to this rumor.
Thin and light, it's what we all want from a device, even at the expense of performance. Intel, however, is looking to break that trend with the new Core M processors and a tablet reference design.
At Apple's keynote today, Tim Cook wasted no time in bashing Windows 8 when comparing it to OS X Mavericks, and made a direct comparison between the adoption rate of the platforms.
ASUS has unveiled the Portable AiO, a 20-inch all-in-one touchscreen PC with an integrated carry handle and a battery, which the company says is good for up to five hours of usage on the move.
A story profiling Microsoft executives Joe Belfiore and David Treadwell stated nearly all of the company's engineering teams worked on a priority memo that showcased the features in the next Windows.
A report from ZDNet says that the ‘Windows 365' information that has been floating around recently is not accurate, more so, it isn't even real and that subscription based Windows is not coming soon.
Google has announced that it is now blocking all Chrome extensions on Windows that are not hosted by the company's official Chrome Web Store in an effort to fight malicious extensions.
Demo units of the Surface Pro 3 will be available in Microsoft Stores from June 6, giving potential buyers the opportunity to try out the device in person two weeks before it officially goes on sale.
Valve has officially launched Steam In-Home Streaming, allowing users of its Steam service to stream games to other computers on a home network - even to low-end and home theater PCs.
According to Bloomberg the Surface Mini did exist but was scrapped due to the lack of differentiation between it and other small tablets. A source claimed it "wasn't different enough" to be a success.
Steven Sinofsky, the man who came up with Windows 8, has offered high praise of Microsoft's new Surface Pro 3 tablet, saying it "realizes [the] no compromises vision in a unique and powerful way."
Intel CEO Brian Krzanich stated in a new interview its delayed Broadwell processors will be inside new PCs in time for the 2014 holiday shopping season but will likely miss the back-to-school period.
Benjamin Smedberg, a Mozilla engineering manager, detailed plans to encourage users of older versions of Firefox to update to the latest versions, starting with Firefox 30 on June 10th.
Details emerge of a 'One Microsoft Ink' strategy to improve support for digital ink and pen input across Microsoft products, including Windows, Office, Surface and Perceptive Pixel touchscreens.
Images of Microsoft's touch-friendly version of Office for Windows have been accidentally posted by Microsoft, giving the best glimpse of the apps yet.
A job posting from Microsoft's website points to Cortana on Windows. The company is supposedly looking to expand her horizons and "redefine the personalization experience on Windows".
Apple will reportedly unveil split-screen multitasking for the iPad to rival Microsoft's Surface at its developers conference on June 2, with a release schedule for later this year or early 2015.
Intel has launched two new chipsets for desktop and notebook PCs, along with faster versions of their Haswell processors, but there's no new info on its next generation Broadwell chips
Microsoft has extended the deadline for installing Windows 8.1's first major update to June 10. Those who don't install the update will no longer receive any updates to Windows 8.1.
Epic Games has confirmed that it will release a new version of Unreal Tournament, using Unreal Engine 4, for Windows, Mac and Linux and it will be released as a free game.
Microsoft has released "Wordament Snap Attack" today, the sequel to its popular word puzzle game. The title can be downloaded for free via the Windows Store or Windows Phone Store.
The Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5.2 is a highly compatible, in-place update to the Microsoft .NET Framework 4 and the Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5.
EMET is a utility that helps prevent vulnerabilities in software from being successfully exploited. EMET achieves this goal by using security mitigation technologies.
AMD has announced the first details of "Project Skybridge" which will allow for future x86 and ARM processors from the company to become pin-compatible with the same motherboard.
Microsoft is set to launch a new word game called "Snap Attack" developed by the makers of Wordament for Windows and Windows Phone users on Tuesday with Android and iOS to follow later this summer.
Blizzard has released a trio of retro games as free downloads. The trio includes: The Lost Vikings, Rock N' Roll Racing, and Blackthorne and can be downloaded from Battle.net.
A newly revealed company called Nod is taking pre-orders for a motion gesture device that centers on a ring-like gadget that lets the user control Windows, Android, iOS and more with finger movements.
A new build of Windows has shown up in the logs of applications and shows that progress is being made on the next iteration of Windows but is this Windows 8.2 or Windows 9.
Microsoft's Windows as a Service is the next big platform for the company as they move away from tradtional sales models and move it's most coveted piece of software, Windows, to a subscription model.
Tony Prophet, who previously was HP's Senior Vice President of Operations for Printing and Personal Systems, has been hired by Microsoft to lead its marketing efforts on Windows.
A new report claims to have information about what Intel has planned for Thunderbolt 3, the next version of its data and video port hardware technology, with claims of up to 40Gbps transfer speeds.
The next major update for Windows 8.1 could arrive as early as August, though it's not clear if the new version of Microsoft's flagship operating system will include the revamped Start menu.
Through a series of job postings on Microsoft's career page, we can see that the company is working to trim the fat off of Windows so that it can run with a smaller footprint on any type of device.
Have you been waiting to use the new Project My Screen feature in Windows Phone 8.1? Well, wait no more - the PC companion app that facilitates this feature is now available from Microsoft.
Google released Chrome Remote Desktop for Android this week, allowing anyone with a device running the mobile OS to remotely access their Windows or Mac files. An iOS version is in the works.
Windows Essentials is a suite of products available in one easy download. Windows Essentials 2012 includes an update to Movie Maker, Photo Gallery for Windows 7 and Windows 8.
Open source encryption application TrueCrypt has been audited for potential security flaws and has been found to contain some vulnerabilities but no backdoors which could be used to spy on users.
"Halo: Spartan Assault" is now a universal app in the Windows and Windows Phone stores, meaning users can purchase it in either store and receive a license for the game on both platforms.
Google's most recent Chrome OS feature looks strikingly similar to the snap feature Microsoft created for Windows 8, positioning to the left or right side at a fraction of the screen size.
The final part of Microsoft's BUILD 2014 keynote featured CEO Satya Nadella answering some pre-recorded video questions from third party developers about various topics.
Microsoft has announced that the price of Windows will be free to OEMs that will put the operating system inside smartphones and tablets that are smaller than 9 inches.
A Neowin reader has sent us a screenshot that appears to show a new chat user interface for the Windows desktop Skype client, but it's currently not available for public download.
Antoine Leblond, who has worked at Microsoft for nearly 25 years, starting with the Office division and later with the Windows 8 team, will depart the company after Monday, March 31st.
As previously rumored, Microsoft has announced plans to offer its Enterprise Mobility Suite, allowing businesses ways to manage their mobile devices used by their employees.
A new report claims that Microsoft will officially reveal an Enterprise Mobility Suite for iOS, Android and Windows devices Thursday at the same event where it will also announce Office for iPad.