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Mass Effect: Andromeda joins the EA Access vault on Xbox One

The latest entry in the Mass Effect series is now available in the EA Access vault. If you're an EA Access subscriber, you can now dive into Mass Effect: Andromeda as part of your subscription....

Xbox mouse support could be going live with the next Insider update wave

Mouse support could be part of the next big Xbox update, slated for the coming weeks. Microsoft just shipped the new Fall Xbox update, bringing a revamped dashboard, 1080p game DVR recording, a new light theme, and many, many more new features. Show More Summary

Samsung's Windows Mixed Reality headset isn't coming to Europe

If you were hoping to get your hands on Samsung's Windows Mixed Reality headset in Europe, it looks like you're out of luck. Speaking with The Verge, a Samsung spokesperson said that the Odyssey Windows Mixed Reality headset will be released in the U.S., but it won't be coming to Europe....

Adobe Photoshop adds support for adjusting brush settings with Surface Dial

Microsoft's Surface Dial accessory is getting some added support from Adobe Photoshop. Surface Dial support hasn't exactly been widespread since Microsoft first introduced the accessory in late-2016, but some apps, particularly in the design space, have added novel support....

NordVPN vs. VyprVPN: Which VPN is better for you?

Should you choose NordVPN or VyprVPN as your provider? Virtual Private Networks (VPN) are encrypted tunnels that shuttle data from your PC to a specific server before hitting the open internet. Why use a VPN? They provide a bit of privacy in an environment that is heavily monitored. Show More Summary

HP targets artists and designers with its new ZBook x2 detachable PC

HP has announced the new ZBook x2, a powerful detachable PC targeted at artists and designers on the go. HP describes the portable PC as the "world's most powerful and first detachable PC workstation," and it has the specs to back that claim up....

Activision patent points at plans to manipulate gamers into buying microtransactions

Rolling Stone magazine recently discovered that Activision was granted a patent which allowed them to matchmake players together in a way that encouraged microtransaction purchases. How would they do that you may ask? Well, the patent...Show More Summary

Acer Swift 3 isn't flashy but it gets the job done — and the price is right

There's nothing overly exciting about the Acer Swift 3. It's just a decent middle-of-the-road laptop Windows 10 laptop. And that's OK. It's tempting to compare every laptop that's released to the best of the best. And maybe we should. Show More Summary

Here's everything you can do in Windows Mixed Reality right now

Windows Mixed Reality is here, but what can it be used for? Microsoft's Technical Fellow (and VR whiz) Alex Kipman, speaking at a Windows Mixed Reality (WMR) event at the start of October, explained how the next "revolution of computing" is on its way. Show More Summary

Windows 10 performance and troubleshooting tips: Run faster, smoother, longer

Ed Bott's extensive collection of Windows 10 tips, organized by category. This page includes the most popular tips for performance and troubleshooting.

Samsung’s Project Ambience will bring Bixby 2.0 to your fridge and coffee maker

27 minutes agoTechnology / Microsoft : WMPoweruser

Smart home control has been the surprising killer app for voice assistants, and at Samsung Developer Conference 2017 today Samsung announced a new version of Bixby which is set to tie together their disparate Internet of Things efforts. Show More Summary

Next Insider update could bring mouse support on Xbox

28 minutes agoTechnology / Microsoft : WMPoweruser

It looks like the next Insider update could bring mouse support to Xbox One. The Fall Update just shipped for everyone but Microsoft is continually updating the system with new features that go out to members of the Xbox Insider Program. Show More Summary

Microsoft announces general availability of Visio Online, a web-based, lightweight diagramming tool

28 minutes agoTechnology / Microsoft : WMPoweruser

Microsoft today announced the general availability of Visio Online,  a web-based, lightweight diagramming tool. Using Visio Online tool, users can create, edit, and share diagrams online. Just like the Visio desktop app, Visio Online...Show More Summary

Surface buyers will now get 3 months of Adobe Creative Cloud for free, expanded Surface Dial integration

29 minutes agoTechnology / Microsoft : WMPoweruser

Microsoft’s Surface is all about creativity, productivity, and creative productivity. To that end, Adobe is updating its Photoshop Creative Cloud app with support for the Surface Dial peripheral which as introduced with the Surface Studio last year. Show More Summary

Microsoft seemingly confirms HP Elite x3 for Verizon

30 minutes agoTechnology / Microsoft : WMPoweruser

Speculation has been rife about whether last year’s flagship Windows phone, the HP Elite x3 will be coming to Verizon USA or not. This has now seemingly been confirmed by Microsoft listing it under devices supported for the Creators Update and the Fall Creators Update. Show More Summary

Microsoft to redirect over 7,700 MSDN pages to Mozilla’s MDN web docs library

31 minutes agoTechnology / Microsoft : WMPoweruser

Microsoft today made a major announcement for web developers. Microsoft is joining Google, the W3C, and Samsung to make Mozilla’s MDN Web Docs as the single place for web API reference. It will be the best place for web developers to learn and share information about developing for the web. Show More Summary

Top 10 Halo trailers

For the 16 years that the Halo franchise has been around, it has been accompanied by some of the most memorable video game trailers ever. These 10 trailers rise above the rest. Ever since gaming made its home on the screens of our TVs, trailers have been the standard tool of the trade in order to build excitement for new releases. Show More Summary

Buy Microsoft Office and get a chance to win prizes like an Xbox One S, a Surface Book or $10,000

You can now buy Microsoft and get chances to win incredible prizes like an Xbox One S, Surface Book, or $10,000. Both Office 365 subscription and Office standalone products are available as part of the sweepstakes. You can order Office products from Microsoft Store using the below links, Office 365: Premium Office apps and services. Show More Summary

The Lumia 640 and 640 XL can’t handle Microsoft’s feature-packed Windows 10 Fall Creators Update

The Windows 10 Fall Creators Update is rolling out for PCs and mobile devices over the next few months, and just like with previous Windows releases, Microsoft is cutting the cruft. This time, the venerable Lumias 640 and 640 XL, the...Show More Summary

Master Microsoft Office with this $49 training bundle

When it comes to office tools, Microsoft Office is the leading suite thanks to a wide variety of tools and apps contained within. Office is easy to get started with, but it contains a deep pool of features that aren't always easy toShow More Summary

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