Microsoft's project to bring Win32 apps to the Windows Store is far from complete, but the company now seems to be testing a version of its complete Office suite that can be downloaded from the Store.
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Microsoft's Build 2016 website has gone live revealing that the developer conference will take place from March 30 to April 1 and will once again be hosted in San Francisco.
At Build 2015, Microsoft had a new Hololens demo where they did not allow photography but now the company has released a new video showing off the experience for those who could not attend the event.
After two successful events within a month's time, Microsoft's stock rating has been upgraded by the Deutsche Bank from "hold" to "buy" with a price target of $55 up from the current $44.
At Build 2015, Microsoft showed off HoloLens once again and this time around, Alex Kipman, the face behind the product, has answered a few more questions about the hardware during an interview.
At Build 2015, Microsoft let the me try out HoloLens again but this time, it was a pre-production unit which offers a different experience than the dev units that the company used in January.
After announcing support for Objective C at Build 2015, a Microsoft engineer mentioned the company is also working on a compiler for Swift in an effort to attract even more developers to Windows 10.
From far-out flagships and Indian delights, to Holo pursuits, TalkTalking nonsense, Building bridges and iPads that just won't fly, it's our regular roundup of the week's top tech news.
It's no secret that there are apps in the Google Play store that have malicious intent and with Microsoft's new app porting tools, the company is making sure these apps don't make the jump too.
Autodesk, the company behind Maya, has announced that it's planning to support Microsoft's upcoming HoloLens device. Models designed in Maya will show up seamlessly on HoloLens.
Microsoft has announced today at Build that the Insider program continues to be a big success with numerous people signing up to try out Windows 10. Almost 4 million users have signed up.
During Build 2015, Microsoft unveiled its new strategy to court iOS and Android developers to Windows. While the new tools seem fantastic, will it be enough to fix the app ecosystem issue on Windows?
Microsoft has released the complete SDK for the Microsoft Band fitness tracker which can utilize the wearable to its full potential on multiple platforms, including Android, iOS and Windows Phone.
Microsoft has announced at BUILD 2015 that Windows 10 for the PC will be released at a different time than the version for the phone and that Xbox One and Hololens will be separate releases too.
Microsoft announced at Build 2015 that they will have one billion devices running Windows 10 in 2-3 years, but digging into the numbers, the achievement wouldn't be all that impressive.
Unity, the company that develops the engine behind many popular games, has already started supporting Microsoft's HoloLens and Windows Holographic in their development environment.
At BUILD 2015 today, Microsoft announced support for third party apps in Office and one of the first apps to be launched called Smartsheet brings collaborative spreadsheets to Outlook
Moving slightly away from the original Modern design, Microsoft has now released new guidelines for developers working on Universal apps for Windows 10 along with examples from its own apps.
Earlier today, Microsoft released a new preview of Windows 10, build 10074. For those of you who do not want to install the build but are curious what it looks like, we have a gallery after the jump.
Missed today's opening keynote at Build 2015? Microsoft has made the video available for your on-demand viewing pleasure, allowing you to catch up on everything from this morning's presentation.
The latest Windows 10 preview build is now available - but as you'd expect of a pre-release OS version, it's not perfect. Here are some of the known and resolved issues in build 10074.
Microsoft has published a blog post about the UI of various applications and the Windows 10 operating system on smartphones, revealing the transition from Modern design to a new hybrid language.
Microsoft released its latest build of Windows 10 today, and it's the first to be referred to not as a 'Technical Preview', but an 'Insider Preview'. Check out what's new in build 10074.
Microsoft has released a new build of Windows 10, build 10074, and this version comes with an ISO release as well; download links posted after the jump.
Microsoft's Joe Belfiore has revealed that the company will be publishing a blog post about the evolution of the Windows 10 UI on phones later today after failing to show it during the BUILD keynote.
Joe Belfiore demoed on the Build stage a new feature that's coming as part of Windows 10 called Spotlight. It offers a personalized lockscreen experience that can recommend images, features and apps.
A new video published by Microsoft is showcasing it's just-announced Continuum for Windows 10 phones feature, and it also clarifies that the feature will require new devices.
Microsoft demoed the Continuum mode that's coming to the mobile version of Windows 10. The feature will allow users to connect their devices to an external keyboard and display for extra productivity.
Microsoft has announced the new name for its next-generation web browser. Ditching the 'Project Spartan' development codename, the browser will now be known as 'Microsoft Edge'.
Microsoft has announced four new SDKs that will make bringing Android, iOS, .NET and web apps to the Windows Store a much easier process - and they will be available in the very near future.
Attendees at Microsoft's Build 2015 developer conference will be going home with a HP Spectre x360 convertible notebook, which features aluminum bodywork and a 13-inch touchscreen.
Microsoft has announced today several updates to the Windows Store that will help make it easier for developers to distribute apps with the new store in Windows 10.
Microsoft said at its Build conference today that it hopes to have one billion Windows 10 devices out in the market within 2-3 years which is a lofty but obtainable goal.
At its Build 2015 developer conference, Microsoft has announced it is releasing a free cross-platform code editor that will enable many developers to write modern apps for web, cloud, and mobile.
Microsoft kicked off its Build keynote by highlighting milestones that the company achieved with its cloud platform over the last 12 months, including some impressive new subscriber numbers.
Microsoft is expected to unveil a ton of information about Windows 10 at its BUILD keynote today and you can follow along on our front page for all the new and watch the show live right here.
We are here in San Francisco gearing up for BUILD 2015 which will bring with it many announcements that will shape the future of Windows and it's many variants.
Later this week, Microsoft will host its largest developer conference of the year and leading up to the event, we have compiled our expectations for the keynote that takes place on Wednesday.
Microsoft continued its tradition of releasing apps on every major platform with the release of the Build 2015 app that allows you to find locations, dates, and times regarding anything Build.
During a Microsoft power briefing at today's IFA Global Press Conference, a Microsoft executive has teased new products and services coming at next week's Build conference.