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How to manage tabs on Microsoft Edge on the Windows 10 Creators Update

Microsoft Edge has new tools to preview and set aside tabs to remove the clutter and stay organized on the web, and in this guide, we'll show you how to use them. On the Creators Update, Windows 10 ships a faster, safer, and vastly improved version of Microsoft Edge. Show More Summary

Redesign your home with Live Home 3D for Windows 10

Developer BeLight Software has just brought Live Home 3D to the Windows Store, an updated version of Live Interior 3D. The app has been updated following the new updated APIs in the Windows 10 Creators Update. The application has tons of features, including 3D walkthroughs of your creation, saving custom images as textures, exporting and […]

Microsoft starts rolling out Windows 10 Mobile Creators Update release

Microsoft has started rolling out the Windows 10 Creators Update release to the dozen or so models of Windows Phones that will support the final version.

HP Z2 Mini G3 Review: The Workstation for Shrinking Workspaces

HP has built a workstation for designers who value their desk space. The HP Z2 Mini G3 packs the performance of a traditional business-class tower in a case that's a tenth of the size. University computer labs, co-working spaces, or creative professionals looking for workstations in a small form factor will be happy with the Z2 Mini. Show More Summary

The Windows 10 Store is an awful experience for core gamers, and it needs to change

The Windows Store hasn't exactly set the world on fire, and it's not hard to see why. While some progress has definitely been made with Microsoft's app store offerings, the current format is clunky at best, counter-intuitive at worst. Show More Summary

Acer expected to talk about their Windows Mixed Reality Headset today

Acer is holding a global press conference today around 8 hours from the publication of this post. One of the topics the company is expected to discuss is their Windows Mixed Reality strategy, with the press conference being attended by Microsoft’s Mark Bolas, Program Management, Mixed Reality. According to Microsoft, his role is: He leads […]

Microsoft launches the preview of Microsoft Academic 2.0 with refreshed user experience

Microsoft Academic Search was originally started as a research project and Microsoft stopped the development of it in 2012. Last year, Microsoft launched the new Microsoft Academic search service powered by Bing to become more scalable, responsive, and compatible with modern web browsers. Show More Summary

Getting a black screen of death on your Xbox One? You're not alone

There's a bug that appears to be affecting users across all Xbox One versions, causing a blank home screen. I received the same bug this morning, and promptly went over to reddit to see if others were suffering the same. Turns out they are! Here's what we know so far....

Xbox One currently experiencing widespread Home dimming glitch

Here’s one for the history books. It appears that all Xbox One consoles are currently experiencing a strange glitch where the Home page fades to black a second after it loads. Developing…

The mastermind behind various attacks on Xbox Live & others gets 2 years in jail

The force behind many attacks – most of them in 2014 – on Xbox Live, Minecraft, and a variety of other online services (Microsoft owned or otherwise) has just been sentenced to two years in prison. Adam Mudd created a piece of software known as Titanium Stresser back when he was 16, and began charging […]

Mazda Road to Indy TV brings its app to Xbox One

Mazda Road to Indy TV has finally brought its open-wheel racing series app to Xbox One after having been already made available for Apple TV, Amazon Fire and Roku last April. The app brings all of the racing action and behind-the-scenes content, and will feature all three levels of the unique driver development ladder system […]

Check out our exclusive footage of Prey running on Xbox One

Prey received a demo today which takes players through the first hour of gameplay. While the majority of outlets are showcasing it on PlayStation 4, we decided that Xbox One owners should know what the title feels like on the system. While Prey features an intriguing story and challenging first-person gameplay which centers around combat […]

Gameloft’s Clash Royale clone Blitz Brigade: Rival Tactics leaks early in some Windows Store markets

Gameloft’s Clash Royale clone Blitz Brigade was teased by the company last month, coming to iOS, Android and also the Windows Store. The game combines elements of tower defence, multi-player online arena and more. Players have to deploy unit after unit in a fast-paced tactical game that lets you build an 8-man squad of doom from […]

Build 2.17.140 broke WhatsApp beta for Windows Phone, but there is a fix on the way

It seemed with the recent WhatsApp beta the end has come for WhatsApp on Windows Phone, with the app complaining that “your version of WhatsApp does not support” messages received. The bug seemed to particularly affect picture messages being sent, but also affected regular text. Build 2.17.140 of course introduced a scroll button to easily scroll […]

Gameloft’s City Mania no longer region-locked

A month ago Gameloft’s new word-building game City Mania was only available in some regions such as the Philippines. Now the UWP game is available to everyone who loves games like Sim City. City Mania gives you a chance to become the owner of the most awesomest city ever.  Players are tasked with planning, building and […]

Wonder Boy: The Dragon's Trap for Xbox One review – A remake that traps you with beauty

Wonder Boy was a proud platforming series in the days of 8-bit and 16-bit games, but it has since been forgotten by today's gamers (and its original publisher, Sega). That all changes with Wonder Boy: The Dragon's Trap, a classic Metroidvania-style game remade with gorgeous art and music from indie developer Lizardcube and DotEmu. Show More Summary

Forza Horizon 3 Hot Wheels Expansion Pack with six new themed islands and Hot Wheels tracks coming on May 9

Forza Horizon 3 Hot Wheels Expansion Pack was announced today and it will be available on May 9 for both Xbox One and Windows 10. I’m sure Hot Wheels fans will be so happy to hear this news. This new expansion will take them to six new themed islands located off the coast of Australia […]

Turtle Beach Recon Chat headset for Xbox One delivers serious bang for your buck

Microsoft's iconic mono-piece Xbox headset graces the living rooms of millions of gamers. But if you want more bang for your buck, you need to see Turtle Beach's new Recon Chat headset. At least that's the idea behind Turtle Beach's Recon Chat, which retails for $25, roughly the same as Microsoft's Xbox One chat headset. Show More Summary

Harman Kardon's Cortana speaker will reportedly support Spotify, Pandora, and more

We recently got a glimpse of the setup experience for upcoming Harman Kardon Cortana speaker, called Invoke, on Windows 10, and now an update to the Cortana app for Android is giving us an even closer look at what to expect....

Recon Tech Special Edition Xbox controller now available for order

Last month, Microsoft announced the new Tech Series of Xbox Wireless Controllers. Recon Tech Special Edition Xbox Wireless Controller is the first in the series. Recon Tech Special Edition features a sleek, dark gray military design, rubberized diamond grip, and Bluetooth technology for gaming on Windows 10 PCs and tablets. Read the story behind the design […]

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