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Mass Effect: Andromeda romance guide — Flirt your way to intergalactic love

When it comes to romance in the Andromeda galaxy, you've got plenty of options. Mass Effect: Andromeda has you searching out a new galaxy in order to find a new home for your people. It includes plenty of terraforming, fighting, intrigue, and of course, love. Show More Summary

Unigram UWP app for Telegram messaging network now available in Preview

53 minutes agoTechnology / Microsoft : WMPoweruser

Unigram is a UWP Telegram client for Windows 10 and Windows 10 Mobile. The app is being created by a group of developers who are fans of the Telegram network but note “current official Telegram-app has no signs of releasing an UWP-version.” Their app is still in active development, but currently already features: Basic chat […]

Report: In one trial 1 in 6 chose the HP Elite X3 over a laptop

53 minutes agoTechnology / Microsoft : WMPoweruser

Microsoft is hoping Continuum for Phones will be the secret sauce to make Windows Phones relevant again, at least in enterprise, and according to HP there is actually some traction in that approach. Ray Shaw from ITWire reports that in one trial in a multi-national company, 1 out of 6 users chose the HP Elite […]

Microsoft’s Yusuf Mehdi shares lessons learned from failed Xbox One reveal

53 minutes agoTechnology / Microsoft : WMPoweruser

When the Xbox One was revealed, Microsoft faced an unprecedented backlash over their vision for the future of gaming. An always-online console which didn’t allow used games was viewed as detrimental to consumers. Despite the fact that abilities like family sharing and the potential for Steam-like prices were discussed, the company decided to abandon their […]

Facebook is ending support for its Messenger app in older versions of Windows and Windows phone

53 minutes agoTechnology / Microsoft : WMPoweruser

Windows 10 Mobile is Microsoft’s latest and greatest mobile OS, designed to be the last numerical iteration, with a focus of software updates and new features going forward. The OS was designed to bridge the gap between smartphone and PC with interesting features like continuum and Universal Windows Apps. However before Windows 10 and Windows […]

It’s 2017 and Microsoft is still being sued for their Windows 10 upgrade push

54 minutes agoTechnology / Microsoft : WMPoweruser

A group of Illinois residents are seeking Class Action status after filing suit against Microsoft for damages caused by their aggressive Windows 10 upgrade push which they say damaged their PCs and productivity, resulting in unplanned expense and lost time. The complainants allege that Microsoft forced them to upgrade to Windows by delivering persistent pop-ups […]

A great demo of Continuum for Phones on the HP Elite X3

53 minutes agoTechnology / Microsoft : WMPoweruser

Windows 10 Mobile is slowly forging itself a future in the enterprise as the device of choice for the deskless worker (e.g. police officer, floor salesman etc) on the strength of its Continuum for Phones feature, which offers 3 important selling points for companies. The first is the promise of developing and updating only one […]

Trove review: Minecraft and MMOs collide in this free to play Xbox One game

What happens when you mix Minecraft with an MMORPG? You get Trove from Trion Worlds, a free to play MMO that has just exited beta on Xbox One. Exploring and building together with large groups adds a whole new dimension to the familiar block-based gameplay that Minecraft fans love. But does this MMO have enough meat on its bones to win over other types of players? ...

Deal: Save $50 on WD My Passport Ultra Metal Edition 2TB Portable Hard Drive

You can now save $50 on Western Digital My Passport Ultra Metal Edition 2TB portable hard drive from Microsoft Store and Amazon. The aluminum exterior, striking colors, and innovative radial-spin design make this the portable drive that performs as good as it looks. With rock-solid reliability, this premium portable drive gives you up to 2TB […]

Microsoft pulls’s search feature following discovery of sensitive files

Microsoft’s service is a great place to share your stories and creations with your friends and family as well as the internet. is part of Microsoft’s Office suite, so it is likely being used by millions of people all around the world. Recently, however, users started discovering sensitive documents on which clearly […]

Microsoft’s ID@Xbox program said to be the easiest self-publishing platform

During the Xbox 360 period, independent game developers said that Microsoft made it increasingly difficult to publish games on the platform. Many developers either had to find a publisher or sign with Microsoft. With the advent of the Xbox One, that changed but the program was still not easy to work with. Companies like Sony […]

Developer Submission: GDrive.NET – Client for Google Drive on Windows gets updated

Hello MSPU readers! It was month full of updates for Gdrive.NET users! This app is for managing your Google Drive on Windows 10 and Windows Phone 8.1. This month WP 8.1 version of app was also heavily updated in parity to Windows 10 version and both of them gained new exciting functions. Newest version (big […]

New Xbox Insider update brings further fixes to Beta ring and Ring 3

A new Xbox One update is just around the corner for users enrolled in the Beta ring and Ring 3 of the Xbox Insider Program. With a public release seemingly on the horizon, today's build introduces various tweaks to existing features. ...

Deal Alert: HP’s OMEN Desktop 870-135vx $500 off

HP is offering a great deal for gamers for a limited period. They have discounted the HP OMEN Desktop 870-135vx by $500, until the 1st April, offering the VR-ready gaming rig for only $1499.99. The PC features NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 1070; Founders Edition, Intel’s overclockable Core ™ i7-6700  processor, 32 GB of DD$ RAM and a 256GB SSD+ […]

Windows 10 loses market share in February, still on 25% of devices

According to web analytics firm NetMarketshare, Windows 10 lost a little bit of market share in February 2017, down a tenth of a percent, from 25.3% in January to 25.19%. January was the first time that the latest version of the OS crossed the 25% mark, likely taking share from other OSs as other versions […]

Microsoft announces the preview of Backup Pre-Checks for Azure Virtual Machines

Microsoft recently announced the preview of Backup Pre-Checks for Azure Virtual Machines which allows Azure customers to monitor the impact of configuration changes and take steps to ensure the continuity of successful backup operations. Show More Summary

New Xbox Insider build for Beta and Ring 3 members contains further fixes

A new Xbox Insider build is going out to Beta and Ring 3 members tonight. It seems to be an updated version of last night’s build with a few fixes. The patch notes are as follows: Preview BETA and ALL Ring 3 – new build available at 6.00pm PDT today. The build contains various perf […]

Watch and win as we play Mass Effect: Andromeda tonight on Beam

Every weekend, Windows Central livestreams an Xbox One or Steam game for 1-2 hours and gives out free games to the cool people who join us during the stream. It's like a live podcast, only you also get to watch a game while chattingShow More Summary

Patch 2.08 for Overwatch available on Xbox One with bug fixes and more

For those who downloaded the most recent Update 2.7 for ‘Overwatch’, which provided a new hero in the form of tank hero Orisa, you may have been experiencing a lot of bugs, including one that left in game music silent. Well Blizzard just released a small patch meant to fix those issues, as well as a […]

Final Fantasy XV underwent a significant transformation which overhauled cartoonish visuals

Final Fantasy XV was in development for over a decade before its long-awaited release towards the end of 2016. Square Enix announced the game at E3 2006 as Final Fantasy Versus XIII. At that time the game was simply an action-focused spin-off of Final Fantasy XIII directed by Kingdom Hearts producer Tetsuya Nomura. Plans changed […]

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