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It is not first time that we hear about the second generation HoloLens headset, but Microsoft has now officially revealed more information about it. On Sunday, the software giant confirmed that the HoloLens 2, or what ever will it be called, will feature an AI chip designed by
Xbox boss Phil Spencer says preorders for the Xbox One X will soon go live. Without giving an exact date, the executive said it "won't be too much longer" before people can place an order for the most powerful game console thus far. Microsoft revealed the console at E3 2017.
Windows 10 Fall Creators Update, also known as Windows 10 Redstone 3, is expected to launch sometime in September and as it is preparing for the release, Microsoft posted more information about the update. The article posted on its website will help people to prepare for the
The Halo television series announced by Microsoft in 2013 is still being developed, the company has confirmed. Microsoft didn't abandon the project and it's still being led by Steven Spielberg. It's continuing to work with Showtime on the series, just as it was four years ago.
Microsoft has partnered with Johnson Controls to unveil the first Cortana-powered thermostat, representing one of the voice assistant's first moves into the smart home market. Johnson Controls' GLAS thermostat comes with Cortana and a translucent touchscreen.
Microsoft continues expanding the Xbox One backward compatibility list with new titles. Starting today, four new Xbox 360 games have made to the list and the total number of backward compatible games for Xbox One is now impressive 399, just one short of the 400 milestone.
Apple and Microsoft are two companies that compete against each other, but it looks like they have similar problems with their latest tablets. According to posts on various websites and forums, users are complaining about display issues with the Surface Pro and iPad Pro tablets
After acknowledging the issue and saying the fix is in the works, Microsoft has now released a new software update for Surface Pro (2017) that addresses the hibernation/shutdown issues. To download the latest update, use the Windows Update and download Surface Pro firmware
After ending official Windows Phone 8.1 support on July 11, Microsoft seems to be preparing more cuts. Its own professional networking service LinkedIn, which the company purchased for a whopping $26.2 billion, will also end its support for the Windows Phone.
First Surface Pro (2017) owners are reporting two major issues with the device. The issues are related to throttling and hibernation, and while the first has yet to be confirmed, the company posted on the Community forums that they have identified the hibernation issue and are
Microsoft might have cut the support for Windows Phone 8.1 operating system, but the Windows 10 Mobile is still alive. Even Microsoft UK is adding new phones on its website. Starting today, the Alcatel Idol 4 Pro is available for pre-order in Europe.
Seeing AI, a new app from Microsoft, can help blind people understand the world using their smartphone and AI-based software. The app has just been released for free on iOS. With it, users can point their phone's camera at a person to learn their name and emotional state.
Microsoft has detailed a plan to close the rural internet access gap in the United States by 2022. As it stands, 34 million Americans don't have access to broadband. That figure includes 39% of citizens living in rural areas. Microsoft wants to put an end to that lack of service.
During Build 2017, Microsoft confirmed that Windows Timeline and the Cloud-Powered Clipboard will not be making the Fall Creators Update that is expected in September, meaning the update will most likely include overall system improvements and bug fixes.
Microsoft's latest Surface Pro went on sale a few weeks ago and users have started reporting serious bugs with one of the best Windows tablets. According to reports, users are affected by random hibernation mode and in some cases, the device even shuts down.
The Redmond software giant has just announced a new subscription-based service that combines the two most popular software, Windows and Office 365, alongside Windows Mobility and Security in a single package. The bundle is called Microsoft 365, and is available in two versions
Recent rumours are pointing that Microsoft is working on a Windows 10 Mobile device, which is not being developed by the Surface division. On the other hand, the company is ending mainstream support for the most popular version of Windows on mobile, the Windows Phone 8.1.
As Microsoft continues with plans to bring its messaging app to cloud, some necessary cuts had to be done. Starting today, Microsoft is shutting off support to most older Skype versions, preventing some users from being able to connect. Devices running Windows 10 Mobile TH2,
Over the years, we have been hearing about a high-end Windows 10 Mobile device from Microsoft, but the Redmond software giant never decided to release such device. However, even though Android and iOS are dominating the mobile market, Microsoft might be working on its comeback.
For months, Microsoft failed to fix one of the most annoying issues of Windows 10 platform and that is issue with high-res displays and old legacy programs, where programs tend to get blurry. The company has now released a new build 16237 to testers in the Fast ring,