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One of the best notebook review websites Notebookcheck has just got their hands on Microsoft's latest notebook, the Surface Book 2. While the new notebook comes with improved design and faster components, the review reveals that it comes with some drastic drawbacks.
We have all been aware of Microsoft's move with Windows 10, forcing users to upgrade to the latest operating system. After a few weeks, Microsoft changed the upgrade process and let users decide whether they want to upgrade, but the damage was already done.
Two years ago, it would be impossible to think that Microsoft would actually start selling Samsung smartphones on its online store, but exactly that has happened. Starting this week, customers can purchase Samsung's flagship's via Microsoft Store Online.
The current console generation will persist at least a couple more years, says Ubisoft CEO Yves Guillemot. Speaking on an investor's call, Guillemot explained how iterative upgrades, like the PlayStation 4 Pro and Xbox One X, mean a new generation is still years away.
Microsoft is using an integration with LinkedIn to make resume creation in Word easier. The word processor is adding Resume Assistant, which can pull data from your LinkedIn profile to help you create a better resume. This feature rolls out to Insiders this week.
As promised earlier, Microsoft has officially launched its latest gaming console worldwide today. The "world's most powerful console" is now available for purchase in a total of 35 markets worldwide, with pricing to vary depending on local taxes in each region.
A game streaming service that doesn't require a console may launch from Microsoft by 2020, says Xbox boss Phil Spencer. Speaking with Bloomberg, he said the company will "probably" come out with a streaming option for "some types of content in the next three years."
Microsoft intends to grow the Xbox video game market by coming out with more of its own software. Xbox chief Phil Spencer says the company will open more of its own studios or it'll acquire them. It had previously moved towards closing studios and cancelling games.
Pretty much every flagship smartphone costs close to $1,000, especially if we're talking about Apple's iPhone X, which starts at $999. However, Razer's first flagship smartphone is much more affordable, but still relatively expensive. Announced today, the handset is expected to
The Xbox One X will play nice resolutions above 1080p that aren't 4K. Microsoft has confirmed the console is going to support 2560 x 1440 (1440p) displays. Although the focus is on 4K when it comes to developing higher-res games, many gaming monitors are 1440p.
Microsoft has grown the HoloLens' availability, giving people access to the mixed reality product in 29 new markets. The device can now be ordered in 39 regions. All of the new regions are in Europe, but we don't know when units will ship nor do we have local pricing.
Microsoft's Outlook.com email service can now pull in LinkedIn details automatically thanks to a new integration. Email users can easily view insights, profile pictures, work history, and more information while they remain in their inbox. Microsoft now owns LinkedIn.
A Microsoft Surface Pro with support for LTE Advanced will become available later this year. Microsoft has confirmed it'll offer that model to business customers beginning in December. It'll use a Cat 9 modem, making the Surface Pro the fastest LTE-enabled laptop in its class.
Microsoft released Windows 10 operating system back in 2015 and allowed users to upgrade their old Windows 7 and 8.1 machines to the new operating system for free. The free upgrade period came to an end in July 2016, but users could still upgrade their systems by using
Outlook.com Premium has been killed off by Microsoft and its core features are being added to normal Office 365 subscriptions. This means Office 365 accounts now get to use the service without ads and they'll also receive more storage. Current Premium users can renew.
Playerunknown's Battlegrounds is currently the best-performing game on Steam as it has recently set a new concurrent player record with over 1.5 million people in the game at the same time and is approaching a remarkable milestone of 2 million concurrent players.
Xbox UK head Harvey Eagle told GamesIndustry.biz late last week that gamers might not be able to purchase the new console right away as there could be shortages. This is because demand is really high, but according to the Head of Xbox Phil Spencer, that will not be the case.
Skype's significantly updated design first appeared on mobile devices earlier this year and the same changes have been tested on desktop over the past few months. Now the redesign is officially rolling out to all users on Windows and Mac, despite a negative response.
Microsoft Store app currently only offers various apps, but that is about to change. According to a hidden link to the store discovered by Microsoft watcher Walking Cat, the Redmond-based company might start selling Surface products in near future.
We have started hearing some details about Microsoft's mysterious project called Andromeda, which was first rumoured to be a foldable tablet. The device that could be a part of new Surface lineup and could be advertised as a foldable digital notebook.