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Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos dethrones Bill Gates as world's richest person

Image: Business Insider After many years of claiming the title of world's richest person, Bill Gates has been dethroned. Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos has officially become the world's richest person, overtaking a spot previously held by Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates....

Windows Store gets UI improvements ahead of Fall Creators Update release

Microsoft is testing a new Windows Store update with some design tweaks with Windows Insiders. The company is making some interesting changes to the header section of the Windows Store. The new Windows Store update introduces a new ellipsis...Show More Summary

Microsoft will now let Fast Ring Insiders Skip Ahead to the next big update for Windows

For some Insiders, the WIndows Insider Program and the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update have gotten a bit bland. It’s understandable, as Windows gets closer to release, builds get more stable and less “adventurous”. For those insiders...Show More Summary

Microsoft is bringing MS Paint to the Windows Store for free

Microsoft has today confirmed that Paint.exe isn't being killed with the Fall Creators Update, and instead will be coming to the Windows Store for free! Earlier today, reports began mistaking Microsoft's plans to deprecate MS Paint starting with the Fall Creators Update with killing the program outright. Show More Summary

Grand Theft Auto VI may be in development according to actor’s resume

According to actor Tim Neff’s resume, he’s doing motion capture for Grand Theft Auto VI and Red Dead Redemption 2. While Grand Theft Auto VI may be a typo, it probably isn’t because the listing represents recent projects. Either ways,...Show More Summary

Tomb Raider: Underworld comes to Xbox One backward compatibility

Lara Croft is coming to the Xbox backward compatible list with Tomb Raider: Underworld. The list of backward compatible games on Xbox One has picked up another addition today courtesy of Tomb Raider: Underworld....

Renault partners with Microsoft for blockchain-based digital car maintenance book

Renault group has partnered with Microsoft to build a prototype for a blockchain-based digital car maintenance book that will allow them to store car passport data in a secure and transparent manner. Right now, information about people and their cars is spread across multiple databases maintained by automakers, insurers, repair shops, and more. Show More Summary

Tomb Raider: Underworld is now backward compatible

Update: Many of Tomb Raider: Underworld’s costume packs are available for free here. Larry Hryb just announced that Tomb Raider: Underworld was joining backward compatibility today. Designed specifically to take advantage of the latest technologies, Tomb Raider: Underworld represents a new advancement in exploration-based gameplay. Show More Summary

Bethesda details Wolfenstein II: The Freedom Chronicles DLC, season pass

The planned DLC content for Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus will see the addition of 3 new characters and 4 new story chapters. Bethesda has now revealed what we can expect from Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus' DLC content, as well as the season pass....

Should Microsoft release only one major Windows 10 software update per year instead of two?

Microsoft's current update strategy for Windows 10 aims for two major software updates a year, but is that too many? Microsoft's twice a year update cadence for Windows 10 is an interesting one, if only because it's double that of its competitors. Show More Summary

Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates no longer the richest person in the world

25 minutes agoTechnology / Microsoft : WMPoweruser

Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates is no longer the richest person in the world. Following a 2.4% rise in the stock price of Amazon, the founder of the company, Jeff Bezos’ worth went up to a whopping $90.7 billion. That surpasses Bill Gates’ worth, which is currently at $90 billion. Show More Summary

Cortana scores new Fitbit skill to help you stay on top of your workout goals

Cortana is ready to help you stay on top of your fitness goals with its latest skill. Microsoft has announced a new Fitbit skill is now available for Cortana....

Zombie-controlling Dead Alliance gets an open beta on Xbox One

Maximum Games has launched the free multiplayer open beta of the upcoming team-based shooter Dead Alliance, running from July 27 to July 31 on Xbox One and PC. The open beta invites players to turn the undead into weapons against their...Show More Summary

New Fitbit skill for Cortana allows you to monitor your health and fitness goals with your voice

Microsoft today announced the availability of the Fitbit skill for Cortana. It will allow you to monitor your health and fitness goals just by asking Cortana. You can also track your sleep, stats and progress. For example, you can ask, “Hey Cortana, Ask Fitbit how am I doing today,” to learn about your daily progress. Show More Summary

AMD attacks Intel’s midrange desktop market with new Ryzen 3 processors

Following the launch of Ryzen 7 which is designed for the most demanding power users, and the Ryzen 5 which is designed for the needs of serious Prosumers, AMD today released Ryzen 3 desktop processor lineup targeting mainstream users. Show More Summary

Best free Windows PC backup software

Keeping your data safe by backing up your PC is a task many still fail to perform. But it's easier than ever to set up a solution that does everything for you. Here are the best backup suites for Windows that are free. Backing up a PC...Show More Summary

Dead Rising 3, DiRT Rally, Limbo and more hit Xbox Game Pass next month

Seven new titles are hitting Xbox Game Pass next month, including DiRT Rally and Dead Rising 3. Microsoft has announced the latest expansion of Xbox Game Pass – its Xbox Live-based subscription service providing access to a library of digital titles for a flat monthly fee. Show More Summary

Share your experience with the Lumia 950

It's not easy being a Windows phone user sometimes. There are good days. And there are bad days. The Lumia 950 is getting on a bit now, but it's still one of the few high-end Windows 10 Mobile smartphones you can actually use. However, it's not all rosy for one member of the Windows Central Forums, named "Henry Linc." ...

Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus gets spectacular gameplay footage

Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus is coming out in October but today we got some new footage. Many outlets were given access to the title a few weeks ago and the embargo just lifted. You can take a look at the first 45 minutes here. An...Show More Summary

Lone echo review: Exploring our relationship with A.I. while floating through space

Lone Echo offers a refreshing VR experience that sci-fi fans will adore. Lone Echo is available for Oculus Rift. It's a regular day of work at the mines. All the labor bots are in working order, the sun is reflecting off of Saturn, and our ship's life support system is humming. Show More Summary

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