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F.lux uses Centennial Bridge to jump to the Windows Store

Although Microsoft introduced its Night light feature with the recent Creators Update f.lux was first for Windows PCs. The standalone Win32 app has been around for years as a freebie and user-supported application, but now it has found its way to the Windows Store as a UWP Centennial app (via MSPU). ...

Watch and win as we livestream Castle Crashers Remastered tonight on Mixer!

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

Telltale’s Guardians Of the Galaxy Episode 2: Under Pressure coming to Xbox One and PC June 6

Everybody’s favorite spacefaring super hero team is now returning to a console or smartphone near you, with Telltale’s Guardians Of the Galaxy Episode 2: Under Pressure making its way to Xbox One, PC, PS4, Android, and iOS on June 6, 2017. The first episode, Tangled Up in Blue, was made available on April 18. The plot of the game […]

Blast from the past – Nokia Windows Phone with front-facing keyboard leaks (pictures)

Way back in 2012 there was a rumour that Nokia was shopping around a Nokia E6-type Windows Phone to carriers at Mobile World Congress. The handset was meant to address the same business market as that device and would have featured a front-facing keyboard paired with a touch screen. Today the device, the Nokia RX-100, has […]

Windows Central Podcast 50: The new Surface Pro!

This week on the Windows Central Podcast: We talk Microsoft's hardware event in Shanghai! This week in Shanghai, Microsoft announced a brand new Surface Pro, called the Surface Pro. It also unveiled a new app called Whiteboard, and improvements to Microsoft Office. All that and more on this weeks episode of the Windows Central Podcast! ...

There’s now a much better replacement for Windows 10’s Night Light feature in the Windows Store

With the Windows 10 Creators Update, Microsoft added a handy new feature called Night Light. This new feature is supposed to help you sleep better at night, as it starts to reduce the amount of blue light produced by your device’s display. You can choose to make it automatically kick in when the sunsets or […]

Best Xbox One Accessories

Looking for some new accessories to spruce up the ol' Xbox One? We definitely have you covered.{.intro} Whether you just picked up an original Xbox One or a brand-spanking new Xbox One S, all of the accessories listed here are fully compatible. Show More Summary

Deal Alert: Unlocked Alcatel Idol 4S is now $272 on Amazon USA

Microsoft’s Windows 10 Mobile may not boast many flagships, but the Alcatel Idol 4S – which we described as a “superb phone” upon review— is one of them. The Idol 4S, which initially launched at over $400, is now down to the much more realistic and approachable price tag of $272 on Amazon’s US site for […]

Microsoft Bing makes it easier to find best doctors in India

Practo is a popular online service in India that enables users to find and book appointments with doctors and consult them online. Microsoft has now partnered with Practo to integrate doctor information directly into the Bing search results. When a user searches for a doctor on Bing, Bing will now display doctor’s qualification, specializations, services […]

Windows 10 now powering more than 50 million business PCs

Microsoft is halfway through its target for the number of Windows 10 installations. Redmond plans on getting 1 billion active devices running Windows 10, and that’s a lot of PCs. The company has already reached 500 million active devices, which is arguably a pretty good number considering Windows 10 was only released back in July […]

Learn how to develop mobile apps for iOS, Android, Windows at free Xamarin University webinars

If you are interested in learning mobile apps development, here’s a great opportunity to get started. Xamarin University’s team of mobile experts – including special guest and author Charles Petzold will host five new webinars which will show you how to use Visual Studio Tools for Xamarin to develop mobile apps for iOS, Android, Windows, […]

Grab the ITIL Foundations Training Bundle for under $25 thanks to our Memorial Day discount

Not only is there currently a high demand for IT techs, there is also the need for ITIL service managers who cater to the IT needs of businesses. Have you always been interested in this line information technology? Are you looking to...Show More Summary

Review: Aukey Eclipse Bluetooth Speaker, a classy exterior with plenty of bass

While Aukey offers plenty of eye-catching outdoor Bluetooth speakers, their Eclipse model represents a more conservative approach for streaming music. The Eclipse is designed more for the indoor environment with its woven fabric surface and classic design. Show More Summary

Citrix Receiver updated as a universal Windows 10 app

Citrix has added its name to the slowly growing list of major players to support the Universal Windows Platform (UWP) with an update to its Citrix Receiver app....

First look at the HP Spectre x2 (2017): Your perfect alternative to the new Surface Pro

Does the new Surface Pro not float your boat? Check out HP's new Spectre x2 and prepared to be wowed in our first-look! Earlier this week, before Microsoft unveiled the new Surface Pro, HP also had a few announcements including their revamped Spectre x2 for 2017. Show More Summary

Jason Voorhees comes to Xbox One in Friday the 13th: The Game

One of horror's most iconic franchises has come to Xbox One with the launch of Friday the 13th: The Game....

It's Friday! Here's a bunch of cute animals with Surface PCs

It's been a week of new Surface devices, new OEM devices, and a huge rebrand for Microsoft's Beam. It's time to unwind with some concentrated CUTE. Hot on the heels of the Surface Laptop announcement, Microsoft unveiled an all-new Surface...Show More Summary

Best Media Remotes for Xbox One

Control your Xbox with one of these handy remotes. Updated May 25, 2017: These are still the best media remotes to purchase for your Xbox One. If you use the Xbox One to control most of the media in your home, you are well aware of how clunky the standard gaming controller can be when trying to command other systems. Show More Summary

HP Elite x3 with Windows 10 Mobile looking good with all-silver back

HP's Elite x3 is still being promoted by the company reinvigorating the idea that the "three in one" device is more than just a one-off. In a new video posted on May 26 called HP Partner First Roadshow 2017 the company is going through all its latest devices this time focusing on the Spanish market. ...

Courier lives on in latest Microsoft patent

The dream of a flexible, foldable computing device has long been alive in the bowels of Microsoft, with various prototypes being developed, and even a full-blown concept, the Courier, getting some development time in 2009. The latest evidence that this dream will just not die is a new patent filed for in November 2016 and […]

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