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Microsoft 10 preview builds have been revealed ahead of the anniversary update

Microsoft 10 preview builds have been revealed ahead of the anniversary update While it will be exciting for novice users to get a tool that will make it easier to clean install a copy of Windows, the best part is definitely its ability to wipe out the bloatware. In this case, the majority of users complained that KB3163018 failed to install successfully with an error message indicating that Windows 10 was undoing changes and reverting to the original settings. [Full Article...]

Microsoft Has A Bloatware Removal Tool Ready For Windows 10 Anniversary

Microsoft Has A Bloatware Removal Tool Ready For Windows 10 Anniversary One thing that customers will notice is new is an Office Online extension - this means you don't need to install Office to use Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote and Sway Online, making it the quickest way to view, edit and create files, in Microsoft Edge. [Full Article...]

Microsoft Announces Xbox Play Anywhere

Microsoft Announces Xbox Play Anywhere It's small, it's lean, it's Microsoft's brand new Xbox One S, a revamped version of the company's popular home console. The console also offers support for HDR or high dynamic range content, which aims to offer a wider and brighter color pallet and the best contrast yet to TV shows and games . [Full Article...]

Major Windows 10 update nears as Microsoft stops adding features

Major Windows 10 update nears as Microsoft stops adding features The focus of this update is on a "bug bash" event this week to help beta testers find bugs so Microsoft can fix them before broadly releasing its big Anniversary Update.  However, newly introduced is an Office Online extension for the Edge browser in Windows 10 which provides access to the Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote and Sway web apps to create, view and edit Office files without needin... [Full Article...]

Microsoft ripped off Apple's playbook for its new Xbox

Microsoft ripped off Apple's playbook for its new Xbox We don't know much about it right now, but Microsoft is calling Scorpio "the most powerful games console ever". The Xbox One S Launch Edition will be available in August at an asking price of AUD$549. The 500 GB will run $299, with the 1TB version being $350, and the 2TB version running $399. Microsoft is promising 4K 60fps capabilities on the platform, for gaming, and full support for V... [Full Article...]

Microsoft Releases Windows 10 Cumulative Updates KB3163018 and KB3163017

Microsoft Releases Windows 10 Cumulative Updates KB3163018 and KB3163017 With a little over a month until the Windows Anniversary Update release, Dona, and her Windows team appear to be taking as much time to iron out the little details, as much as they are implementing larger more operating system-wide features. [Full Article...]

WINDOWS Microsoft's Surface Pro 5 May Be Delayed for Kaby Lake Processors

WINDOWS Microsoft's Surface Pro 5 May Be Delayed for Kaby Lake Processors However, not all of the units of the Surface 5 will come with 16 GB of RAM as Microsoft is also expected to release units with lesser RAM at a much lower price, of course. Jan Dawson, chief analyst at Jackdaw Research, said the answer is "yes". Later on, this will also allow Microsoft to apply an updated hardware on the smartphones. [Full Article...]

Microsoft engages in more firefighting over Windows 10 upgrade anger

Microsoft engages in more firefighting over Windows 10 upgrade anger Top features include People Hub Integration, which allows users to import their phone contacts into the app and transfer funds to their accounts. As the full story emerged, ZDNet posted several updates to its initial report on the matter, which to begin with, said that clicking to close the box served as an acceptance of the Windows 10 upgrade for Windows 7/8.1 users - obviously a worrying sta... [Full Article...]

Windows 10 Build 14361 Now Available For Desktop And Mobile

Windows 10 Build 14361 Now Available For Desktop And Mobile The news promises some new feature in addition to more polish and improvements to the build. LastPass is the first password manager extension supported on Microsoft Edge and as a result, gives millions of Windows 10 users a simple, secure way to store their passwords, auto-generate new passwords at their convenience, and streamline their web browsing. [Full Article...]

Microsoft introduces Surface Membership Plans, mirrors iPhone Upgrade program

Microsoft introduces Surface Membership Plans, mirrors iPhone Upgrade program If you don't have that kind of cash on you, you might want to try out Microsoft's new Surface Membership . As noted above, the plan is designed for small or medium-sized businesses, not for individuals. Keep your business running smoothly in the office or out in the field with support and in-store training, 7 days per week. That being said you can purchase a single device in this plan, though y... [Full Article...]

Microsoft hatches desperate plan to poach iOS developers

For non-developers, the wait will be a little longer. Download the Gadgets 360 app for Android and iOS to stay up to date with the latest tech news , product reviews, and exclusive deals on the popular mobiles. It's an idea that's a bit like Health, which already encompasses all of your health-related data that's collected by your various fitness gadgets. Now, it seems that Apple started work... [Full Article...]

Boy killed during off-road race was son of youth pastor

Boy killed during off-road race was son of youth pastor Pederson crashed near the start line in the SCORE Baja 500 race when he failed to negotiate a turn, race officials said. The statement says in part: "While negotiating a turn entering the Ensenada wash and attempting to avoid some fans, [Pedersen's vehicle] eventually hit three spectators". [Full Article...]

Microsoft Surface Pro 5 Early Release Date Touted

This is not very different from a number of offerings out there, including the device's predecessors. It appears that Microsoft has some big plans in the coming months and it includes the release of its upcoming tablet successor to the Surface Pro lineup, one of the biggest events this year for the tech industry. [Full Article...]

Titanfall 2 introduces larger maps and grappling hooks, according to plausable rumour

Titanfall 2 introduces larger maps and grappling hooks, according to plausable rumour The leaked date is corroborated by previous reports about Electronic Arts' revealed earnings reports, which indicated that the game would be released sometime in the third quarter of the fiscal year. According to Reddit user ilovegoogleglass, gamers will be given a new way to travel and battle in Titanfall 2 in the form of grappling hooks. The rumor started from a Reddit user who posted th... [Full Article...]

Microsoft Is Tricking You Into Downloading Windows 10

Microsoft Is Tricking You Into Downloading Windows 10 The company changed the designation of the Windows 10 download from “optional” to “recommended” within Windows Update, which means anyone with Windows 7, 8 or 8.1 that has automatic updates activated – the default and the best way to keep a computer protected against security bugs – with recommended updates automatically selected will have  Windows 10  downloaded without asking. [Full Article...]

Microsoft Surface Phone Won't Have An Expiry Date

For a brief period, it appeared that Microsoft would have the same tight vertical integration over its mobile ecosystem that Apple does. This sort of decision is a little astonishing because the United States has never been so successful for Windows phone buyers; the obvious reason is the presence of other companies. [Full Article...]

Windows 10 upgrade woes sends woman to Microsoft offices for help

Windows 10 upgrade woes sends woman to Microsoft offices for help Some even go as far as to accuse the Redmond-based giant of deception. When users do decide to give in to the constant nagging and upgrade, they would hope for a painless transition but that hasn't always been the case.  The complaints come on the back of the severe criticism of IT experts, who said last week that Microsoft was playing a "dirty trick " on users by not respecting their right t... [Full Article...]

Has this LEAK revealed the smartphone that will save Windows Phone?

Has this LEAK revealed the smartphone that will save Windows Phone? The leaked render shows a Surface Phone with a keyboard cover that appears to have similar functionality to the Touch Cover line of accessories shipped with the Surface tablets. According to the post, the Surface Pro will feature a 5.7-inch display with a 2K screen resolution. This could indicate that the Surface Phone will allow users to unlock their device just by looking at the front-facing c... [Full Article...]

Microsoft Lumia 950 XL: Two Is Better Than One

Microsoft Lumia 950 XL: Two Is Better Than One The device is supposed to be released sometime later this year. "I am disappointed because of the (initial) promises made by Microsoft ", Finance Minister Alexander Stubb said in a parliament plenary. In 2013, when Microsoft purchased Nokia's Devices and Services business, the company promised to invest $250 million in a data centre located in Finland that was specifically meant to provide ... [Full Article...]

PlayStation Plus free games June 2016 updates: 'NBA 2K16', 'Gone Home' to be offered for free next month?

PlayStation Plus free games June 2016 updates: 'NBA 2K16', 'Gone Home' to be offered for free next month? These new games include the "NBA 2K16" and the award-winning first person adventure exploration game, "Gone Home". Here're some titles that fans would want to see on the PlayStation Plus Free Games lineup for June. Meanwhile, speculations about the PS Plus June 2016 free games are also widespread in the gaming community. While Steam is prepping up for the highly anticipated Steam Summer Sale 2016 ... [Full Article...]


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