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Microsoft partners with the world’s largest education company to bring content to Windows Mixed Reality

43 minutes agoTechnology / Microsoft : WMPoweruser

Microsoft today announced several new education initiatives including affordable Windows laptops, new Office 365 updates focused on students and teachers and more. One of the most interesting things they announced is around Windows Mixed Reality. Show More Summary

Sony joins the dark side, decides to drop support for headphone jack with the upcoming Xperia flagship device

44 minutes agoTechnology / Microsoft : WMPoweruser

Sometime back Sony confirmed its decision to stick with 3.5mm headphone jack when everyone else was moving on to a world where phones didn’t have headphone jacks. Now it looks like the company has finally decided to drop the support for the headphone jack. Show More Summary

Microsoft announces several new updates coming to Office 365 Education

45 minutes agoTechnology / Microsoft : WMPoweruser

Microsoft today announced several new updates coming to Office 365 Education. For example, students can now write a paper using only their voice using the Dictation feature in Office. Microsoft is improving access to assignments and class collaboration in the Microsoft Teams iPhone and Android apps. Show More Summary

Microsoft announces new Windows 10 devices starting at $189 to take on Chromebooks

46 minutes agoTechnology / Microsoft : WMPoweruser

Microsoft today highlighted new Windows 10 and Windows 10 S devices starting at $189 from its OEM partners Lenovo and JP to take on Chromebooks in the education market. Read about the new devices below. The Lenovo 100e laptop is based...Show More Summary

Windows 10 for ARM on Windows Phone hack – Touch screen now works

The recent release of Windows Phone Internals 2.3 allows Windows Phone users to upload any ROM to any Lumia Windows Phone, and some enterprising Windows Phone enthusiasts have used the hack to load different versions of desktop Windows on the handsets. Show More Summary

Tweetium’s new update will officially support 280 characters

Tweetium has officially rolled out a new update that brings support for 280 character long tweets. Twitter announced this change sometime back but now finally the 3rd party clients are rolling out updates to support it. The update bumps the app to v4.2.501. Show More Summary

Microsoft Teams app for iOS updated with support for calls to external numbers

Microsoft recently released a new update for Teams app for iOS devices. This new v1.0.29 update brings support for calling external numbers. If your organisation has an Enterprise Voice license, you can now enjoy the calling feature after this update. Show More Summary

Amazon closes out January with discounts on dozens of games

To close out the first month of 2018, Amazon is discounting dozens of video games for regular customers, though some are only available for Amazon Prime members. While this sale includes everything from 3DS games to PlayStation 4 games, we’ll just list some of the best Xbox deals you can find below (via DualShockers). Show More Summary

More detail on Amazon’s Alexa for PCs app leaks

Recently we reported that about the delay in bringing Amazon’s to voice assistant Alexa to Cortana. Now it looks like both Microsoft and Amazon are finally ready to reveal the integration between two voice assistance. Now, trusted reporter Mary...Show More Summary

Microsoft gets more serious with White Spaces initiative with new Airband trademark

Microsoft has been pushing for White Spaces Internet for more than a decade, with varying amounts of success around the world. Microsoft’s White Space technology offers wide area long distance wireless networking over the old television bands, offering higher throughput, low power usage and greater penetration into buildings. Show More Summary

Minecraft hits 74 million monthly active players

Former Minecraft business head Matt Booty was recently promoted to corporate vice president of Microsoft Studios, leaving his old position open. Now his previous role has been taken up by Helen Chiang, who served as Booty’s operations head. Show More Summary

Skype rolls out a new update for Windows Insiders on Fast Ring

Skype has rolled out a new update for Windows Insiders on Fast Ring. The latest update bumps the app to v12.1803.277.0 and brings a couple of new features and improvements. You can head down to take a look at the changelog for the update. Show More Summary

Microsoft announces several new features coming to Yammer mobile app on iOS and Android

Yammer team yesterday announced several new and upcoming features available in the Yammer mobile app on iOS and Android. They have added the ability to post announcements, use GIFs in posts, praise someone or a group. Read about these features below. Show More Summary

You can now move files anywhere in Office 365, SharePoint and OneDrive

Last year, Microsoft added the ability to copy files across Office 365 services including SharePoint Online and OneDrive for Business. Yesterday, Microsoft announced the ability to move files in Office 365 with full fidelity protections for metadata and version management. Show More Summary

Top 5 games coming to Xbox One next week include Monster Hunter: World and Dragon Ball FighterZ

A handful of games release on Xbox One every week, ranging from AAA titles to lesser-known indie games. Xbox Wire compiles many of these releases, but misses a few and does not give any recommendations. Here are some of the games coming...Show More Summary

Spotify adds “visual podcasts” for US subscribers

While Spotify is best known for streaming all you can hear music, the firm has had higher aspirations, offering video and podcast content in the app. Now, Spotify wants to improve the usability if its platform as a storytelling platform. Show More Summary

WhatsApp has a new tool to help stop the spread of fake news on its platform

WhatsApp has a fake news problem, and the Facebook-owned company might be trying to fix it. WhatsApp focused sites (via TechCrunch) have noticed a new notification when forwarding messages in the app. The firm will now attach a message...Show More Summary

Save your pennies – Another Eve V Windows 10 tablet Flash Sale coming this Monday

The well-regarded Eve V Windows 10 tablet is once again going on sale on the 22nd January in limited quantities. The tablet will be available for a limited period via a Flash Sale, which last time ran out of stock in only 3 hours. AShow More Summary

Playground Games’ next project is being developed with the Xbox One X as its lead platform

In a new interview with Daily Star Online, Forza Horizon 3 Creative Director Ralph Fulton revealed that the studio’s next project is being developed with the Xbox One X as its lead platform (via IGN). While Playground is known as the...Show More Summary

Survey: Only 4% of Enterprise companies are fully patched against Spectre and Meltdown

While Microsoft has long since the patched the  Spectre and Meltdown vulnerabilities, Enterprises and businesses aren’t exactly clear on what they have to do ensure their devices are safe. A study done by Barkly, a blog dedicated toShow More Summary

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