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Deal: Microsoft Surface Pro 4 with Intel Core m3 and 128GB storage for $578

You can now get Surface Pro 4 with 6th Gen Intel Core m3, 128GB SSD and 4GB RAM for just $578 from Amazon US. This Surface Pro 4 model costs $799 from Microsoft Store US, so you are getting a huge discount of $220 on Amazon. Surface Pro 4 runs all the desktop software you […] Read More: Deal: Microsoft Surface Pro 4 with Intel Core m3 and 128GB storage for $578

Vivaldi 1.12 update gives you instant access to image properties

Vivaldi today released v1.12 update with new features targeting power users. Users can now have instant access to image properties and advanced download information. The new built-in Image Properties feature will be loved by photographers,...Show More Summary

FYI: iOS 11’s default Mail app doesn’t work with or Office 365 accounts

Apple started rolling out iOS 11 yesterday. The latest update to the company’s operating system packs a wide range of changes and updates, including a new image file format that’ll help save storage. But if you use Apple’s stock Mail...Show More Summary

Xbox One X Standard Edition now available for pre-order

Last month, Microsoft started taking pre-orders for Xbox One X: Project Scorpio Edition. Project Scorpio Edition had custom design console for the biggest fans, “Project Scorpio” inscribed on the console and controller. This specialShow More Summary

Microsoft’s Windows Mixed Reality PC Check app updated, now works slightly better

We reported earlier that Microsoft’s Windows Mixed Reality check app was now working and able to deliver a decision whether your PC is able to support Windows Mixed Reality or not, but some readers were still unable to run the app. We...Show More Summary

Xbox One X China pricing and availability details revealed

Microsoft today revealed the Xbox One X pricing and availability details for China region. Xbox One X will be released in China on November 7 along with the global availability. Consumers in China can pre-order Xbox One X Project Scorpio Edition on October 19th for 3,999 Yuan (600 USD approx). Show More Summary

Amazon working on strange smart glasses, also Nest camera competitor for this holiday season

Amazon has been moving incredibly fast over the last year, releasing a series of Alexa-enabled products which is rapidly cementing itself as the smart device leader in the field of digital personal assistants, all designed to drive its shopping retail empire. Show More Summary

Microsoft adds PepsiCo CFO Hugh Johnston to its board of directors

Microsoft today announced that they are appointing Hugh Johnston, vice chairman and CFO of PepsiCo, to its board of directors and to the board’s audit committee. Adding Johnston increases Microsoft’s board to 13 members. Johnston isShow More Summary

Here is the solution for the bricked Surface Pro 3 due to Windows 10 Insider Build 16288.1

The recent release of the Insider Build 16288.1 of Windows 10  had the unfortunate effect of leaving many Surface Pro 3 laptops in an unbootable state, stuck on the  “spinning dots” screen. Microsoft has been investigating the issueShow More Summary

Windows 10 build 16291 released, here’s the changelog

Microsoft is today releasing a new build of the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update to Windows Insiders in the Fast Ring. The company today pushed Windows 10 Build 16291 to Windows Insiders in the Fast Ring with some bug fixes. As expected,...Show More Summary

Google to take on the Surface Laptop with the $1,199 Pixelbook Chromebook

Google is coming back with a new Chromebook. The company is set to have a big hardware event on the 4th of October, but almost all of the announcements have leaked already. Google’s new premium Chromebook device is part of the latest...Show More Summary

Google set to introduce their second smart speaker before Microsoft releases their first

With nearly 2 billion users estimated to start using digital assistants by 2021, voice assistants are becoming increasingly important. While Amazon has been dominating the world of smart speakers for a while now, other tech giants like Google, Microsoft, and even Apple are falling behind. Show More Summary

ISOs for Windows 10 Build 16278 released along with SDK Preview Build 16288

Microsoft is today releasing a couple of new things for Windows Insiders today. First up, Redmond is releasing official ISOs for Windows 10 Fall Creators Update build 16278. As per usual, the ISOs are available in the different SKUsShow More Summary

Microsoft is not playing well with iOS 11’s new image format (Updated)

Update: Microsoft has reached out to us, clarifying that OneDrive on iOS will automatically convert HEIC files to JPEG when you back them up on your iPhone, so you will still be able to view them as regular image files in your Windows 10 device and iPhone. Show More Summary

Minecraft Better Together beta ends, update rolling out now

The Minecraft Better Together beta, which unifies the block world on Windows 10, Xbox One and Android, has come to an end, and Microsoft has now started pushing out the final version to players on the various platforms. The news was announced on twitter by Microsoft employee Aubrey Norris. Show More Summary

Preview: CODumentary — Delve deep into Call of Duty’s rise

Did you know Devolver Digital have another entertainment branch called Devolver Digital Films? Well, recently Devolver Digital Films announced CODumentary, a documentary following a story centered about the blockbuster video game Call of Duty, releasing worldwide today. Show More Summary

Windows defense in depth gets AI boost with Hexadite integration

Microsoft today announced that they are adding automated investigation and remediation capabilities to Windows Defender Advanced Threat Protection (ATP) later this year. Until now Windows Defender ATP was only capable of detecting and preventing security issues. Show More Summary

There’s now a new pirate mode in Outlook

To celebrate the International Pirate Day, Microsoft added a new pirate mode to Those using the new beta can get access to the new pirate mode which enables “pirate speak” throughout the app. Spam, for example,...Show More Summary

Forza Motorsport 7 Demo is now available on Xbox One and Windows 10

Forza Motorsport 7 Demo is now available on Xbox One and Windows 10. You can download it here if you like. Experience realism at the limits with ForzaTech delivering 60 FPS and true 4K resolution in HDR—a visual showcase on Xbox One X. Show More Summary

Xbox leader Phil Spencer joins the Microsoft Senior Leadership Team

Phil Spencer, the head of Xbox at Microsoft, is joining the company’s Senior Leadership Team today. Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella informed its employees of Phil Spencer’s new role at the company. Spencer is now the Executive Vice President...Show More Summary

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