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Microsoft’s Surface Laptop is the computer you’ve been asking for

Windows heir<p>Finally. It's a word that's famously overused in tech, and it's understandable. As we use products every day, we can imagine that if just one or two small things changed, it would be perfect. But tech companies aren't just interested in iteration, even if those changes seem obvious to …

These are the games that will be available on Xbox Game Pass from day one

Microsoft today announced that Xbox Game Pass will go live for everyone on June 1, and for Live Gold members today. Originally announced back in …

Xbox Game Pass

Nintendo Switch was the top U.S. console in April

Nintendo wins again.<p>The Japanese game company revealed today that its Switch system was the No. 1 best-selling console in the U.S. in April. Consumers bought 280,000 of the portable/home console hybrid machine. The news come from Nintendo via figures provided by The NPD Group. This follows the …

Life with Microsoft Edge: How to make use of Edge’s nifty research features

Earlier this week, Microsoft launched Windows 10 S – a Streamlined version of Windows 10 Pro which focuses on squeezing battery life and performance …

Founded by former Google and Apple engineers, DeepMap is mapping the future for self-driving cars

DeepMap, a new mapping startup for the fledgling autonomous vehicle industry, has raised $25 million in a series A round led by Accel, with participation from existing seed-stage investors Andreessen Horowitz and GSR Ventures, which had previously invested around $7 million in the company.<p>Not a …

Dropbox now available on Windows 10 S

At Dropbox, we’re committed to making your files and content readily accessible from your computers, mobile devices, and even your living room with …

Hands-on: Microsoft's Surface Laptop is a stunner

Microsoft today unveiled the Surface Laptop, the brand’s first PC that doesn’t shape-shift into a tablet of some sort. It runs on Microsoft’s new power-optimized Windows 10 S, and I’m not exaggerating when I say it’s the most beautiful laptop I’ve ever seen.<p>I absolutely love the Alcantara material …

A free upgrade to Windows 10 Pro might make Windows S laptops worth buying

Microsoft didn’t have to do a whole lot to build Windows 10 S: it essentially is a pared-down version of Windows 10 that restricts you to apps from the Windows Store and could therefore be more secure and offer better battery life on laptops than those running the full-fledged OS.<p>However, going …

Windows 10 Twitter app gets that big update, removes @replies

An update for the Windows 10 Twitter app has begun to rollout to Windows 10 PCs and tablets and Windows 10 Mobile smartphones.<p>This latest update …

Microsoft's Surface Laptop is now available for pre-order in 20 countries

The new Surface Laptop was one of the main highlights of Microsoft’s education event yesterday, and the company’s first true notebook seems to …

Microsoft To-Do vs. Wunderlist: A task-management app comparison

On April 19, Microsoft unleashed a preview of its new task management app, aptly named To-Do. It was stated by Ori Artman, General Manager of …

The Jazz are back – and the Warriors should get used to seeing them in the playoffs

LOS ANGELES – The architect of these Utah Jazz celebrated a Game 7 victory in the quiet of a Staples Center backroom, sipping on a cold drink and …

'Mario Kart 8 Deluxe' on the Switch is basically perfect

<i>Mario Kart 8 Deluxe</i> is poised to be the next must-have Switch game. Regardless of the last <i>Mario Kart</i> title you played -- our experiences vary from <i>Mario Kart 64</i> to DS iterations to the Wii U's original <i>Mario Kart 8</i> -- Nintendo is aiming to make this the most definitive Mario racer yet. To start, …

Gaming

Office 365 now reaches 100 million commercial active users

Microsoft released yesterday its earnings reports for the third quarter of its 2017 fiscal year, and Office 365 revenue was once again one of the …

Samsung QLED TVs and Xbox One S are a match made in gamer heaven

Samsung makes some of the best TVs around, and it has for many years. Its QLED line is the latest and greatest and has some unique features which …

Businesses are adopting Windows 10 faster than Windows 7

A new study out by Gartner, the world’s leading information technology research and advisory company, shows that businesses are adopting Windows 10 …

Britain has its first day of coal-free power in 135 years

Coal power has been a fixture of British culture ever since the country's first plant went live in 1882. It shaped the Industrial Revolution (and the air pollution that followed), was involved in major labor disputes and even led to a famous album cover. However, the country is now backing away …

Electrical Grid

Cities: Skylines - Xbox One Edition is now available

As initially announced in March, <i>Cities: Skylines - Xbox One Edition</i> has now been made available, with its new release trailer seen above. The Paradox …

Cult classic Contra and other games are joining backward compatibility today

When Larry Hryb tweeted out the games joining backward compatibility today, we were initially underwhelmed because his first message said that 3D …

Mozilla, Microsoft rebuilding their browsers’ foundations without anyone noticing

Browsers are getting quietly rebuilt around us.<p>One of the common questions I see about the rapid release schedules for the browsers (every six weeks …

Instagram brings disappearing photos and videos to its Windows 10 app

To get started, you can select the camera button at the bottom of your DM list to snap a photo or video. From there, you can draw on or add stickers …

Microsoft cuts 40% off Windows 10 tablet with stylus and 10.1-inch Full HD screen; now $149

If you're on the lookout for an affordable Windows 10 tablet with a stylus, you may be interested in a deal currently available at the Microsoft …

Windows 10

Microsoft announces native Linux containers for Windows

At DockerCon 2017, Docker team today announced LinuxKit, a secure, lean and portable Linux subsystem for the container movement. LinuxKit includes …

Halo Wars: Definitive Edition to get a standalone release on Steam, Windows 10, and Xbox One

Microsoft has announced that the standalone version of <i>Halo Wars: Definitive Edition</i> is finally on its way to the Windows Store and surprisingly, to …

Standalone

Microsoft announces new Flow updates to enhance team productivity

In addition to the new approval processes management, Microsoft today announced new updates to enhance team productivity in Flow. Back in February, …

(New) Samsung NP930X2K-K03US ATIV Book

Features<p>The Samsung ATIV Book 9 connects you to your work and entertainment on the go with a hyper-real display and studio-quality audio, all packed …

Dell E5570 15.6" i7 256GB SSD Laptop

Features<p>1-year protection plan: $99.99 Buy Now<p>Get reliable performance from the Intel Core i7-6600U 2.6GHz Dual-Core processor<br>• 15.6" Anti-Glare HD …

Unlocked Alcatel Idol 4S with Windows 10 can now be purchased for a heavily discounted $284

If you like Windows phones, let's be honest, there aren't too many interesting options when it comes to recent releases. You could always opt for …

Yooka-Laylee for Xbox One review: The next great 3D platformer

Former members of game developer Rare joined together to make a 3D platformer in the style of Banjo-Kazooie and the Nintendo 64 (N64) games of old. …

Microsoft Launches Xbox Academy, Free Xbox And PC Game Development Classes

The Microsoft Store in Sydney, Australia will this week launch Xbox Academy, a series of free game development classes in collaboration with the Academy of Interactive Entertainment (AIE), a multi-national and non-profit college focusing on game development, animation, and visual effects. The move …