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Windows 10 and Xbox at the PC Gaming Show

This week has already been a great one for PC gamers. One of the highlights was the very first PC Gaming Show, in which the community was able to celebrate with some of the biggest names in PC gaming and see the innovations that lie ahead. As one of the sponsors of the event, Xbox... Read more

Announcing Windows 10 Mobile Insider Preview Build 10136

Hi everyone, we have a new Windows 10 Mobile Insider Preview build for Windows Insiders on the Fast ring today – Build 10136. There are a couple of things that you’ll need to pay close attention to in order to upgrade to this build. The first is that we are only offering it to phones... Read more

Cortana Expands the Role of the Digital Personal Assistant by Coming to Xbox One

At Microsoft, our vision for a powerful digital assistant means it is personalized and available to you everywhere, whether you’re on-the-go with the device you carry with you, in your office, where you need to be highly productive, or even in your home, where you relax, play, and are entertained. In a multi-device world this... Read more

How Windows Insider Feedback Influences Windows 10 Development

My name is Samer Sawaya – I’m a Senior Program Manager Lead on Windows Feedback, part of the Data and Fundamentals Team that Gabe Aul leads. Many of you have asked about what we do with all of the feedback that we receive in the Windows Insider Program, and how we’re able to use it... Read more

Releasing Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 10130 for PCs to the Slow ring

Hi everyone, we are releasing Build 10130 of the Windows 10 Insider Preview to Windows Insiders in the Slow ring. This build has been in use by Windows Insiders in the Fast ring since 5/29 and has proven to be stable enough to publish for Insiders in the Slow ring along with a few fixes... Read more

Windows 10 + Oculus Rift = Virtual Reality Gaming Awesomeness

Oculus VR, a leader in virtual reality, shared some details on what fans can expect to see when the Oculus Rift launches in 2016 earlier today at event in San Francisco and Head of Xbox Phil Spencer joined their CEO on stage to discuss a new partnership with Microsoft. Through this new partnership, we’re working... Read more

Microsoft Surface Hub available for businesses to order on July 1

The Surface team has some exciting news today! Beginning July 1, Microsoft Surface Hub will be available for businesses to order in 24 markets. Powered by Windows 10, Surface Hub is a complete, large-screen collaboration device with break-through hardware, powerful software and connected services from Microsoft. Show More Summary

Ten Windows Insiders get a close-up look at how we’re building Windows

Hi everyone. A while back, we held a contest to give ten Windows Insiders a chance to win a trip to Microsoft headquarters here in Redmond. Winners were selected based on videos they submitted on what they like most about Windows 10 and the Windows Insider Program. As usual, Insiders came through with fantastic enthusiasm... Read more

Get your work done faster with Quick access

More and more of our users are storing their files in more and more places. Whether that’s in cloud locations like OneDrive and Dropbox at home, or across network shares, OneDrive for Business, and SharePoint at work, the problems introduced are the same – it gets harder to access those files quickly, since users are... Read more

Releasing ISOs for Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 10130

Hi everyone, today we are releasing the ISOs for Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 10130. We are not, however, releasing Build 10130 to the Slow ring due to several bugs we’re looking to fix. Once we have these fixes in hand and ready to push out to Windows Update, we’ll consider pushing Build 10130 to... Read more

The TRAINR app for Windows Phone gets an update and Microsoft Band integration

The TRAINR app for Windows Phone got an awesome update today bringing you new features and Microsoft Band integration. TRAINR is a game-changing fitness application that automatically tracks your repetitions and exercises. From push-ups,...Show More Summary

There is even more fun on-the-go in the latest Minecraft – Pocket Edition

New adventures await you in the world of Minecraft – Pocket Edition. The Windows Phone app got an update today bringing you all kinds of cool things to make creating, building, and exploring in Minecraft even more fun. There are new skins, which allow you to change the appearance of your Minecraft character, so that... Read more

Adding Music to the unified Store experience in Windows 10

Back in April we talked about how we’re delivering a unified Store experience in Windows 10. We also turned on the Movies & TV page in the Windows Store Beta. Starting today (rolling out over the course of the next 24 hours), we’re turning on the Music page in the Store Beta. If you’re a... Read more

Arrange your Windows in a Snap

Windows 7 introduced Aero Snap as a way to effortlessly position windows on the desktop just the way you want them. You no longer had to frustratingly fiddle with the sizes and positions of windows just to get them into common layouts. Windows 8 increased productivity further, being the first OS to support true side-by-side... Read more

New Windows 10 Devices from Partners Showcased at Computex 2015

Today during a keynote address at the Taipei International Convention Center, Nick Parker, Corporate Vice President OEM Division, Microsoft discussed how Windows 10 is enabling the next generation of devices and cloud-based solutions. Show More Summary

Dell announces a comprehensive new line-up of devices at Computex

Today at Computex 2015 Dell announced a comprehensive new line-up of Inspiron devices and a new gaming PC, offering a wide range of technology solutions to meet families’ and gamers everyday computing needs. Adding to Dell’s award-winning consumer product line up, the new portfolio includes the Inspiron 5000 Series laptops, Inspiron 15 7000 Series 2-in-1,... Read more

A glimpse of MSI’s product highlights at COMPUTEX 2015

Tobii, the leader in eye-tracking, and MSI, a leading gaming notebooks brand, today announced a partnership to accelerate the development of eye-tracking enabled gaming products, a significant milestone in the adoption of consumer eye-tracking. Show More Summary

Introducing the Powerful, Affordable Nextbook Flexx 2-in-1 Windows Tablets

Today E FUN introduced the Nextbook Flexx line of 2-in-1 tablets with Windows 8.1. The new 11.6” Flexx 11 and its smaller sibling, the 10.1” Flexx 10, deliver a great value with the best features of a tablet and laptop, including a detachable POGO keyboard and touch screen. These Intel-powered tablets are offered at select... Read more

Hello World: Windows 10 Available on July 29

Today, I’m excited to share the availability date for Windows 10. In fact, I thought I’d let Cortana, the world’s most personal digital assistant, share the news. You can ask Cortana for the answer! Through the feedback and testing of over four million Windows Insiders, we’ve made great progress on Windows 10 and we’re nearly... Read more

ASUS announces new devices at Computex with striking designs and extreme performance

Today at Computex, ASUS announced new PCs that feature striking designs and offer users ultimate mobility, productivity and extreme performance. EeeBook E403SA The ASUS EeeBook E403SA is a thin and lightweight notebook with a striking aluminum design. This new PC brings entertainment to life with 13 hours video streaming of battery life, vibrant visuals and... Read more

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