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Animations in Windows 10 breath life into a cold, sterile experience - we need more, not less

ANIMATIONS IN WINDOWS 10 BREATH LIFE INTO A COLD, STERILE EXPERIENCE - WE NEED MORE, NOT LESS

Microsoft is adding some UI flair to Windows 10, but it still has work to do. How much does adding somewhat frivolous animations to...

Google discloses 'medium-severity' security flaw in Windows 10 S

GOOGLE DISCLOSES 'MEDIUM-SEVERITY' SECURITY FLAW IN WINDOWS 10 S

The security flaw can't be exploited remotely and is expected to be corrected in the Redstone 4 update. Google's Project Zero team...

 
 
 
Xbox One Has Some Major Unannounced Games Releasing This Year

XBOX ONE HAS SOME MAJOR UNANNOUNCED GAMES RELEASING THIS YEAR

With Sony undoubtedly ruling the video game roost in 2018, Microsoft promises that there are plenty of unannounced Xbox One games still...

Google's new iMessage rival plans to completely replace SMS messaging

GOOGLE'S NEW IMESSAGE RIVAL PLANS TO COMPLETELY REPLACE SMS MESSAGING

Google is working on another competitor for iMessage - but wait before you roll your eyes and close this story, because the search...

 
 
 
How to join and use the Xbox One Insider Program

HOW TO JOIN AND USE THE XBOX ONE INSIDER PROGRAM

The Xbox One Insider Program lets you test new system updates and features before Microsoft rolls them out to the general public. Here's...

No connection? No problem. Microsoft Translator now works offline

NO CONNECTION? NO PROBLEM. MICROSOFT TRANSLATOR NOW WORKS OFFLINE

Microsoft's translator has been around for a little while now. It uses A.I. to translate over 60 languages. The app has been downloaded...

 
 
 
Google's ‘AltOS' Could Let Users Toggle Between Chrome OS And Windows

GOOGLE'S ‘ALTOS' COULD LET USERS TOGGLE BETWEEN CHROME OS AND WINDOWS

In the past there have been rumors that Google could be working on a future operating system which would merge Android and Chrome OS...

Two things you need to know about Xbox at E3 2018

TWO THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT XBOX AT E3 2018

How to watch the annual Xbox E3 2018 Briefing Watch live beginning on Sunday, June 10, at 1 p.m. PDT on the official Xbox Mixer Channel...

 
 
 
OneNote desktop app end-of-lifed, replaced with Windows 10 UWP

ONENOTE DESKTOP APP END-OF-LIFED, REPLACED WITH WINDOWS 10 UWP

Enlarge / OneNote UWP. While the main Office apps remain traditional desktop Windows applications, Microsoft has been developing a...

Windows Defender Extension Enhances Chrome's Security

WINDOWS DEFENDER EXTENSION ENHANCES CHROME'S SECURITY

Microsoft's turned Edge and Windows Defender's phishing protection into an extension for Chrome.

 
 
 
New Details About Updated Xbox Live Avatars Revealed In Leaked Video

NEW DETAILS ABOUT UPDATED XBOX LIVE AVATARS REVEALED IN LEAKED VIDEO

Last E3, Microsoft provided the first look at the new Xbox Live Avatars for Xbox One and Windows 10. They were supposed to have been...

Leaked video shows off new Xbox Live avatar editor

LEAKED VIDEO SHOWS OFF NEW XBOX LIVE AVATAR EDITOR

A newly leaked video gives us our best look yet at Microsoft's new Xbox Live avatar editor. Microsoft has been cooking up a new, more...

 
 
 
Windows 10 Redstone 4 may be named 'April 2018 Update' at launch

WINDOWS 10 REDSTONE 4 MAY BE NAMED 'APRIL 2018 UPDATE' AT LAUNCH

Perhaps all of the leaks and rumors surrounding the name of the next major Windows 10 update have affected Microsoft, as infamous leaker...

Five ID Xbox games to watch out for in 2018

FIVE ID XBOX GAMES TO WATCH OUT FOR IN 2018

After getting hands-on with the Xbox One's upcoming ID Xbox lineup, these are five games to watch out for throughout 2018. Microsoft's...

 
 
 
Microsoft paves the way for Windows 10 Timeline with support for iOS devices

MICROSOFT PAVES THE WAY FOR WINDOWS 10 TIMELINE WITH SUPPORT FOR IOS DEVICES

Looking forward to Microsoft's new Timeline feature arriving in the next big Windows 10 update? Well, there's some good news regarding...

Xbox One backward compatibility adds eight original Xbox games including Morrowind

XBOX ONE BACKWARD COMPATIBILITY ADDS EIGHT ORIGINAL XBOX GAMES INCLUDING MORROWIND

A bunch more original Xbox games will become playable on Xbox One this month, but Microsoft is splitting them up into two groups. The...

 
 
 
Cyberwar Theme Resounds At RSA; Tech Giants Unveil Joint Strategy

CYBERWAR THEME RESOUNDS AT RSA; TECH GIANTS UNVEIL JOINT STRATEGY

The RSA Conference, one of the cybersecurity industry's largest annual events, opened in San Francisco this week amid a barrage of...

Instagram reappears on Windows 10 mobile

INSTAGRAM REAPPEARS ON WINDOWS 10 MOBILE

It lives! Well, sorta. It appears after a short absence, Instagram has re-emerged on Microsoft's dying mobile platform. As we reported...

 
 
 
How Would Xbox Exclusives Coming to Steam Affect ‘Xbox Play Anywhere' Games?

HOW WOULD XBOX EXCLUSIVES COMING TO STEAM AFFECT ‘XBOX PLAY ANYWHERE' GAMES?

Undead Labs and Microsoft Studios' State of Decay 2 might release on Steam, but doing so may inhibit players' ability to cross play...

It's anyone's guess when the next major Windows 10 update will be out

IT'S ANYONE'S GUESS WHEN THE NEXT MAJOR WINDOWS 10 UPDATE WILL BE OUT

Enlarge It looked like Windows 10 build 17133 was going to be blessed as the 1803 update, but that plan has been derailed. Though...