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How to enable Hey Cortana for the Lumia 950 and Lumia 950 XL

If you are thinking about getting a new Lumia 950 or Lumia 950 XL (or you already have one), you may want to remember to enable Hey Cortana. For those who are not familiar Hey Cortana is Microsoft's hands-free solution to activating the Cortana personal digital assistant. Show More Summary

Minecraft: Xbox One Edition Holiday Pack Is Now Available For Xbox One

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Minecraft: Xbox One Edition Holiday Pack is now available for download on Xbox One. Game Description:  Get Minecraft, along with seven fan-favorite DLC packs, in this special edition bundle. Revamp the look of your world as you build, create and explore by yourself or with up to three friends in split-screen and up to eight […]

Lumia 550 gets the once-over by Carphone Warehouse in new video

While the Lumia 950 and Lumia 950 XL flagship phones from Microsoft have gotten most of the attention, the company is still planning to release a budget Windows 10 Mobile smartphone in December, the Lumia 550. UK-based retailer Carphone Warehouse just posted a new video showing what the Lumia 550 can do....

Minecraft: Story Mode Episode 3 out for PC, Xbox One and Xbox 360

Mojang and Telltale Games have now released the third of five planned episodes for Minecraft: Story Mode. The third part of this episodic adventure series, based loosely on the massively popular Minecraft sandbox game, is available to download for the PC, Xbox One and Xbox 360 platforms, among others....

Baconit updated with Quick Search feature, more

Popular Reddit client Baconit has been updated to version 4.1.12 in the Windows Store. The main new feature appears to be a Quick Search function, which makes it easy to hop from sub-reddit to sub-reddit. The full changelog incudes: Quick Search – Jump between sub-reddits quickly! Press Ctrl+S to quick search. Image saving in Flip […]

Here are some of the issues and bugs users are experiencing with the Windows 10 November update

The first major update to the desktop version of Windows 10 is slowly reaching out to users, but not everyone is having a smooth upgrade. On November 12th, Microsoft finally pushed the button to release Windows 10 version 1511 on all supported regions....

Bing had a 9-5 record of predicting the winning NFL teams in Week 11 of the 2015 season

Week 11 of the 2015 NFL pro football season has been completed, and Microsoft's Bing prediction engine had a solid record of making the picks of the winning teams. After a terrible record last week, Bing bounced back and correctly predicted the outcomes of nine of the 14 games....

Popular Microsoft Band app Fanband gets updated, adds Newest Themes list

Fanband is a one stop shop for a broad range of themes to personalize your Microsoft Band. The app has over a thousand themes to choose from the world of sports, video gaming, movies and more. The app was recently updated to make it easier to find new themes that have been added to the mix....

Microsoft Research’s new tech can detect what’s around you, and answer questions about them

Microsoft researchers are always working fascinating new technologies. Today, the company published a blog post in which the company gave a sneak peak at the company’s new system that can analyze images and answer questions just like humans. A team of researchers at Microsoft teamed up with Carnegie Mellon University to build this new system […]

EE will carry the Lumia 950 and 950 XL (business), O2 will also stock the Lumia 550

While EE, Vodafone and O2 last month announced their plans of stocking Microsoft’s new Lumia flagship device, we weren’t too clear on the details on who would stock what. Now EE and O2 have at least clarified, Vodafone UK appears to have backed away from the devices, with the pages of the Lumia 950 and […]

Prune is named as TIME magazine's best video game of 2015

What's the best game of 2015? According to TIME, it was not a high-profile game like Fallout 4 or Halo 5. Rather, it was Prune, a minimalist game about tree pruning, that was released for Windows and Windows Phone just a few weeks ago (it was previously released on iOS and Android)....

Game Studio Tycoon 2 comes in as today's myAppFree Deal

Game Studio Tycoon 2 is a gaming industry simulator available in both the Windows Phone and Windows 10 Stores. You begin your startup company during the early years of the gaming industry and have fifty years to build your empire. The...Show More Summary

Save $100 on the Surface 3 with Best Buy's one-day sale

If you have been waiting for Black Friday to get a good deal on Microsoft's Surface 3 tablet, you might want to think about spending that money early, thanks to Best Buy's one day sale. From now until 11:59 p.m. CT, you can get $100 off the 64GB and 128GB versions of Microsoft's 10.8-inch tablet....

Meme Generator Suite Pro goes free today only

We talked about Meme Generator Suite a couple of months ago. It has an impressive collection of memes for you to choose from and it's also a universal Windows app. It's normally free with in-app purchases, but today, the Pro version can be purchased for free. Show More Summary

Microsoft gender diversity gains erode in 2015

Microsoft's job cuts that affected women involved in manufacturing phones resulted in a reduction of the overall percentage of the company's total workforce in 2015.

Microsoft is hosting Windows Insiders events on Dec. 1 in NYC and Bellevue, WA

Microsoft has sent out an email to Windows Insider members in the US, informing them that the company is inviting them to events in New York City and Bellevue, Washington on Dec. 1. The company wants to thank the Insiders for all they...Show More Summary

Microsoft's HoloLens is the top gadget of 2015 according to TIME

TIME has named the HoloLens the top gadget of 2015. While not yet available, TIME still believes it is the gadget to beat in 2015, beating out some serious competition. On the list was a 16TB solid-state drive from Samsung, Google's self-driving vehicle, a DJI drone and much more....

Microsoft will host a Windows Insiders event for Lumia 950/XL on Dec. 1 in the United States

Microsoft started shipping the Lumia 950 and Lumia 950 XL to customers in the United States recently. However, if you want to get a free Microsoft Display Dock with the Lumia 950 or 950 XL, you will be able to get one in the Windows Insider event which is happening on 1st December in the […]

Xbox Live Games With Gold For December 2015 Includes Thief, CastleStorm And More

Microsoft today revealed the Games with Gold titles for the month of December. It includes five games for Xbox One and Xbox 360. In December on Xbox One, we kick things off with epic action-role-playing game The Incredible Adventures of Van Helsing. There’s plenty of gameplay at your fingertips from the get-go here, combining combat, […]

Microsoft posts list of printers supported by Windows 10 Mobile

Windows 10 Mobile supports printing from Universal apps. On Windows 10 Mobile only printing over network is supported (WIFI mainly) while printing is not supported over USB. The system works via a driverless model for  printers which support PCLm, PWG Raster, Open XPS and and MS XPS, with over 1,900 printers are supported, with more expected by […]

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