Windows 10 for Phones build coming today Friday 10th April

Microsoft’s Gabriel Aul has just announced that a new build for Windows 10 for Phones is coming today, Friday. The update will be available from 10AM PT – that’s 18:00 BST (British Summer Time) The full list of Lumia’s ...
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Yet another blow dealt by Microsoft: Xbox One chat headset not included

It seems to be one blow after another being dealt by Microsoft to the Xbox faithful. The bad news comes in a statement to Ars Technical. “Xbox One does not include a pack-in headset accessory,” a Microsoft spokesper...
by Ryan Oneill
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Homebrew apps may be possible on Xbox One as SDK leaks

It looks like Microsoft will be finishing off 2014 with a massive headache as hacking group H4LT leak the Xbox One developer SDK. So what did this mean? Basically it could allow people to build Xbox One games and apps without r...
by Ryan Oneill
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Microsoft to match Amazon pricing with new cloud features and service

Microsoft has unveiled it’s new cloud service, Windows Azure Infrastructure Services which is a hybrid cloud platform. For over a year Microsoft have been testing the service and now, they hope that it will make it easier for...
by Dave Thornton
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Microsoft backtracks again, This time Xbox One will work without the Kinect plugged in

Another controversial Xbox One feature is being rolled back in the wake of consumer backlash. This time, it’s the Kinect sensor’s always plugged-in requirement getting the boot, yes you read it right. Xbox One platf...
by Dave Thornton
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Update on Windows 10 builds for phones for Windows Insiders

Update on Windows 10 builds for phones for Windows Insiders from Gabe Aul (General Manager OSG Data and Fundamentals team) where he talked about a feature the team are working on called “partition stitching” that would allo...
by Dave Thornton
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Microsoft starts rolling out Skype for web beta

Microsoft starts rolling out Skype for web beta using your favourite web browser. You can connect to Skype for Web from Internet Explorer, Chrome on Windows, Firefox or Safari on your computer – so whichever browser you prefe...
by Dave Thornton
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Samsung take a swipe at Apple, Amazon and Microsoft in new TV ad

Samsung has rolled out a new television ad that takes a pop at not one, not  two, but three competitors. If you think about it, it makes perfect sense to lay into a few rival companies in a single ad. I mean, why waste 60 seco...
by Dave Thornton
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New Xbox 360 update says goodbye to points and hello to real money

A new Xbox 360 update hitting machines today has finally made official the long awaited demise of Microsoft Points in favour of your local currency. Now when your purchasing those map packs you will be seeing exactly how much o...
by Ryan Oneill
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