News tagged: Microsoft

Microsoft Now Selling Galaxy S8 And Galaxy S8+

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.

Microsoft Officially Launches Xbox One X

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.

Xbox One X Works With 1440p Displays

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 HoloLens Heads To 29 New Markets

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 Ends Outlook.com Premium

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.

PUBG Switches From Amazon's AWS To Microsoft Azure

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.

Microsoft Denies Rumours About Xbox One X Shortages

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 Updated Design Now Reaching Desktop

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.