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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

Announcing Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 10130 for PCs

Hi everyone, We have a new build for PCs releasing today to Windows Insiders in the Fast ring – Build 10130. As I mentioned with the last build, from here onward you are going to see a lot of tuning, tweaking, stabilizing, and polishing which means fewer big feature changes from build to build. You’ll... Read more

Relaxed summer fun starts today with these casual games for your collection

With summer just around the corner it’s the perfect time for some casual gaming fun! Here are a few suggestions for relaxed entertainment in the season ahead. Bloons Tower Defense 5 (Windows $9.99, Windows Phone $2.99) The Bloons are back, and they’re as relentless as ever. Build awesome towers, choose favorite upgrades and even hire cool new Special Agents as... Read more

New Acer Aspire Z Series All-in-One PCs Bring Digital Conversations to Life

Today, Acer announced its 2015 refresh of the Aspire Z Series all-in-one PCs, with the 23.8-inch Aspire Z3-710 with capacitive 10-point multi-touch, and the 19.5-inch ZC-700, both sporting a Full HD (1920×1080) LED backlit display. Both models ship with Windows 8.1 and are supported by Acer for the free upgrade to Windows 10. The new... Read more

Lenovo announces new devices and more at Global Tech World Conference

Today at Lenovo Tech World, the company’s first exclusive global technology event, Lenovo announced exciting new devices and products that demonstrate breakthrough concept products that will truly change the way people interact with technology. Show More Summary

Your Windows 10 PC will love all the devices you own

Whether it’s a 3-year-old printer or projecting to your brand new TV with Miracast, we’re building Windows 10 to be terrific at connecting all your devices. In a multi-device world where you move between your phone, tablet, and PC multiple times a day – you expect your experience to go wherever you do. That’s why... Read more

The updated Home Depot app brings you an enhanced shopping experience straight to your Windows Phone

Just in time for the long weekend and summer projects around your home, The Home Depot app for Windows Phone received an awesome update this week filled with new features that bring you an enhanced shopping experience right to your Windows Phone. With this new update you’ll enjoy features like: Voice Search, where you simply... Read more

Enjoy the Discovery News app on your Windows PC, tablet, and phone

The people who brought you the Discovery Channel, have released a new Discovery News Windows Phone app and have updated their Windows 8 Discovery News app for PC and tablet. With these apps, you’ll be updated with news articles, videos, photos and more – with a primary focus on explaining the world through a lens... Read more

Announcing Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 10122 for PCs

Hi Everyone, Today we have a new build for PCs going out to Windows Insiders in the Fast ring – Build 10122. I usually start these posts with the fun stuff at the top but want to call out our only big known Issue here right away – if you’re using an AMD GPU you’re... Read more

Celebrating Microsoft Solitaire

It was 25 years ago that Microsoft Solitaire debuted on Windows, and to honor the decades of fun it’s given us all, we’re celebrating with two big competitions. First, an internal competition among Microsoft employees kicks off today to determine who leads the leaderboards here. Then, starting Monday, June 5, Microsoft winners will go head-to-head... Read more

Genuine Windows and Windows 10

This week we shared more details about Windows 10 “editions.” Today, I thought I would provide answers to some questions we’ve received regarding how this will work for Genuine vs. Non-Genuine Windows. With Windows 10, we have extended an offer to our Genuine Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 customers to upgrade to Windows 10 for... Read more

Sing along with the new Shazam on your Windows Phone

Shazam for Windows Phone received a cool new update this week, bringing you an exciting new feature that goes beyond just giving you the name of the song you’re listening to. You can now sing along to the beat of your favorite songs with real time lyrics, simply Shazam a track to check them out. You can also... Read more

Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 10080 for phone now available

Hi everyone, We’re releasing Build 10080 of the Windows 10 Technical Preview for phones to the Fast ring today (will show as 10.0.12562.84 in Settings > System > About). We’re excited to get this build out because it brings many improvements but also because it adds support for a few important phones that Insiders have... Read more

Meet Microsoft Hyperlapse

Meet Microsoft Hyperlapse, a new set of products that create smooth, stabilized time lapses from first-person videos. Microsoft’s hyperlapse technology is built on more than 20 years of research in computational photography. For consumers, Microsoft Hyperlapse Mobile turns any long video – from a bumpy bicycle ride to a family stroll in the park – into a... Read more

Candy Crush Saga coming to Windows 10

Solitaire. Hearts. Minesweeper. These are games that have been played millions of times over the years in Windows. And they are coming back in Windows 10. If you’re a Windows Insider, you can check out a preview of the new Microsoft Solitaire Collection that’s included in the latest build of the Windows 10 Insider Preview... Read more

LG Lancet: the first Windows smartphone on Verizon with Advanced Calling 1.0

The all-new LG Lancet has high-end smartphone features in an affordable and simple to use device. It is the first Windows smartphone on Verizon with Advanced Calling 1.0 and is available for just $5 a month on Verizon Edge. The LG Lancet features a 4.5 inch LCD display, a 1.2GHz Quad Core Processor, an 8... Read more

Student entrepreneur uses Windows and Surface to build a better Braille printer

It’s amazing the innovations that can spring from a little curiosity and a desire to solve a problem. Take Shubham Banerjee, a student we’re working with to help him realize his idea for improving life for the blind. Shubham wanted to know how visually impaired people read, so he began researching the Braille language of... Read more

Plague Inc. available for Windows Phone

Plague Inc. is available to download from the Windows Phone Store. Can you infect the world? That’s the tantalizing question posed by Plague Inc. In this unique mix of high strategy and terrifyingly realistic simulation, you are simultaneously evolving a pathogen to move past newly infected Patient Zero, making sure it continues adapting to the means... Read more

Introducing Windows 10 Editions

Windows 10 is coming this summer in 190 countries and 111 languages. Today, we are excited to share more details on the Windows 10 Editions. We designed Windows 10 to deliver a more personal computing experience across a range of devices. An experience optimized for each device type, but familiar to all. Windows 10 will... Read more

The Marriott app for Windows Phone makes travel easy with mobile check-in, checkout and more

Travel just got easier with the updated Marriott app for Windows Phone. Now, the Marriott app gives you the freedom and ease of making your reservations, checking in and checking out 24/7 from just about anywhere with your Windows Phone. With this update you’ll enjoy the following features: Mobile check-in and checkout are available at... Read more

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