Microsoft is committed to making the Xbox One more customizable, and users in the preview program can now use custom backgrounds on their dashboard. The feature will become widely available soon.
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I started writing about PCs after destroying a few of them and learning what everything does. Moved on to phones, tablets and everything else. Been doing this professionally since 2009. In other news the Lumia 930 is currently my favorite phone and Microsoft is the most exciting company in tech..at least this week.
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In a recent interview the head of Xbox, Phil Spencer, explained that the holidays will see smaller monthly updates for the Xbox One without major changes, mainly due to the expected increase in sales.
Google has announced a new partnership with researchers at the University of Oxford in the UK, aimed at improving an AI's image recognition and natural language processing skills.
We know Microsoft is looking at ways of making the new PC Settings tab the primary way to configure your machine and we see evidence of them moving away from Control Panel in the new build of Windows.
Skype for Windows Phone has received a fairly major update that adds Drawing which lets users send doodles to their friends, HD screen support, speed improvements and new options for signing in.
Microsoft has announced it is letting researchers use the massive computing power of its Azure cloud to help research projects aimed at fighting Ebola, an infectious diseases that's spreading fast.
Good news for O2 customers this morning as the carrier has started to push out Windows Phone 8.1 Update 1, which brings Folders and UK Cortana support. Only some models are targeted for now.
Today Microsoft CEO, Satya Nadella, will take the stage at a company event to show us what's next for the company's Cloud and enterprise efforts. You can watch the event live right here.
A new report mentions that the Chinese government is employing phishing attacks against Apple's iCloud and Microsoft's Live services. This comes just days after both companies launched new products.
This morning Microsoft CEO, Satya Nadella, explained his thoughts on the Cloud, Windows 10, and women's rights in the workplace, in a series of wide-ranging interviews on TV.
You've probably missed this among all the announcements about how thin the new iPads are, but Apple released a completely unexpected product yesterday: Apple SIM, to be used inside the new tablets.
Twitter is bringing a new type of card to your stream: audio cards. By partnering with SoundCloud and iTunes Twitter now allows you to listen to music and podcasts directly in their app.
Sony has announced a new system update for its PlayStation 4 console, one that will bring the OS to version 2.0. This update will bring new features, bug fixes, UI changes and more.
In a bid to make sure beta testers submit as much feedback as possible Microsoft is now adding some small game elements and a point system to its Xbox One Preview program. Other rewards may come soon.
After numerous rumors and speculation Apple has finally unveiled a new iMac with a Retina display resolution. The updated device drives the screen resolution up to the new market standards.