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Beyond Good and Evil 2 gets spectacular in-engine footage

Beyond Good and Evil 2 was one of the biggest surprises from Ubisoft’s E3 2017 conference and more information keeps on trickling out. Well, today the company decided to show us some gameplay. While the gameplay mostly focuses on controlling vehicles and going to different planets, it’s still a sight to behind. Show More Summary

Sway for iOS updated with the ability to embed videos, Remix designs and more

Microsoft today updated their Sway app for iOS devices. Users can now add videos into their Sway. They can record and embed video clips in their Sways using either Office 365 work or school account. Remix feature allows users to choose a random look and mood for their Sway at any time. Show More Summary

Microsoft launch a podcast series to convince you of their future relevance

Microsoft has always been very good at creating the future that will be popularised by other companies, being too early to smartphones, tablets, smart watches and probably mixed reality. Despite slowly becoming IBM, Microsoft is notShow More Summary

Microsoft’s Face Swap app will now let you swap your friends faces on the iPhone and iPad today

Earlier this month, Microsoft Garage released a new app called Face Swap that allowed users to transport themselves into fun scenes using a selfie. Face Swap app was available only for Android devices till now. Today, Microsoft is expanding its availability to iOS devices running iOS 8 and above, including iPods, iPhones and iPads. Show More Summary

Microsoft’s personal shopper now available on your Cortana speaker

Microsoft’s personal assistant, Cortana, just got a major new feature thanks to the company’s latest Skill built for Cortana. Redmond is bringing its Personal Shopping Assistant as a Cortana Skill to Windows 10 PCs, Android, iOS, Windows Phone, and Cortana speakers. Show More Summary

Xbox Insider Hub now available for Windows 10 PCs

In April we reported that Microsoft is working on bringing the Xbox Insider Hub to Windows 10 PCs. Today, the company is officially bringing the Xbox Insider Hub to the PC. The Xbox Insider Hub on the PC works exactly like it does on the Xbox One, and it also looks a bit similar to […] Read More: Xbox Insider Hub now available for Windows 10 PCs

Bundle offer: Buy the new Samsung Galaxy Book and get a 24-inch USB-C monitor for just $70

Samsung today announced a new bundle offer for its 12-inch Galaxy Book device targeting the enterprise customers. With this 12-inch Galaxy Book bundle, you can get the Samsung 24” USB-C monitor for only $70 (savings of nearly $280).Show More Summary

Microsoft refutes report about ‘Fireball’ adware infecting 250 million PCs

Earlier this month, the security firm Check Point reported a high volume Chinese threat operation which has infected over 250 million computers worldwide, and 20% of corporate networks. This malware known as Fireball can change the default search engines in web browsers installed on affected PCs, execute any malicious code and more. Show More Summary

Wall Street Journal to discontinue its Windows 10 app on June 30th

The Wall Street Journal released its official app for Windows 10 devices back in 2015. This app offered an immersive digital news experience with rich photo slideshows, full-screen video and interactive graphics. It allowed consumers...Show More Summary

Windows 10’s Narrator uses artificial intelligence to automatically write photo captions

Narrator is a tool in Windows that reads text on your PC screen aloud and describes events, such as notifications or calendar appointments, so you can use your PC without a display. Visually impaired people use this feature to interact with their PCs. Show More Summary

You can finally track your GPU’s performance in the Windows Task Manager

After years of waiting, GPU performance tracking is coming to the Windows Task Manager with the upcoming Fall Creators Update for Windows 10. Redmond started testing the new feature in the Task Manager late last night with the release of Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 16226, which also include a range of other different features. Show More Summary

Microsoft releases updated Surface Tools for IT Pros with support for the new Surface Pro and Surface Laptop

Microsoft today released an updated version of the Surface Tools for IT Pros with support for the new Surface Pro and Surface Laptop. These Surface Tools will help IT admmins to deploy, manage and secure a Surface device in an organization. Show More Summary

Super Lucky’s Tale launches with Xbox One X, supports Xbox Play Anywhere

Super Lucky’s Tale was one of the biggest surprises from E3 2017 and the fact that this Oculus Rift original is getting a sequel on Xbox One is pretty neat. The original game had a lot of great concepts but it just didn’t work as a virtual reality experience in my opinion. Show More Summary

Here’s what’s new, fixed, and broken in Windows 10 Build 16226 for PCs

Microsoft today released Windows 10 Build 16226 for PCs to Windows Insiders. The company also released build 15226 for Mobile devices earlier this evening, but that build didn’t include anything exciting apart from the usual bug fixes. Show More Summary

Windows 10’s latest preview includes major improvements to Microsoft Edge, new emoji, and more

Microsoft is today releasing a major new preview of Windows 10. The company is today releasing build 16226 of the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update to Windows Insiders in the Fast Ring with a lot of new features throughout the operating system. Show More Summary

Amazing life-sized playable Super Mario Bros level recreated in Central Park using the HoloLens (video)

Pokemon Go have given us a taste for outdoor augmented reality gaming, but it takes a powerful device like the HoloLens to really bring the potential of the idea to life. HoloLens developer Abhishek Singh has taken up the challenge of...Show More Summary

Microsoft’s new Surface Pro reportedly experiencing sleep issues

Microsoft’s Surfaces are typically prone to some early launch bugs – especially regarding sleep and hibernation – and it seems the new Surface Pro is no exception to that “rule”. Reports have emerged of the new Surface Pro being prone...Show More Summary

LinkedIn’s new feature now allows you to see how many people found you from a LinkedIn search

LinkedIn today announced new search features that will help LinkedIn network members in being discovered for a new job or professional opportunity. A new feature they are rolling out this week will allow users to see how many people found them from a LinkedIn search. Show More Summary

Microsoft extends Edge Bounty Program, will continue indefinitely

Over the past 10 months, Microsoft has paid out more than $200,000 USD in bounties to researchers reporting vulnerabilities through the Microsoft Edge Bounty Program. When Microsoft announced this Edge Bounty Program last year, they said that this program will run August 4, 2016 through May 15, 2017. Show More Summary

Microsoft Bing announces a new feature to celebrate International Yoga Day

Today is International Yoga Day and to celebrate, Microsoft Bing is announcing a new feature that will help users practice various aasanas of Yoga. Despite how mainstream yoga has become, many people are unaware of the basics and they don’t know where to start in their own practice. Show More Summary

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