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How old do I look? Microsoft's How-old.net will guess your age

How old do I look? Microsoft's How-old.net will guess your age

By 1 May 2015

During its Build 2015 developers conference, Microsoft revealed a simple website that uses the company's face recognition APIs to give an illustration of what is possible with its facial recognition technology. However, we thoroughly advise giving it... >>

Microsoft Surface 3 review: Sensible, affordable, but still on the fence
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Microsoft Surface 3 review: Sensible, affordable, but still on the fence

By 1 May 2015

Microsoft is a software company at heart, which has seen the Windows operating system maker not always taking like a duck to water when it comes to hardware. From the uncomfortable Microsoft Band, to the flurry of budget Lumia handsets following the acquisition... >>

This is Microsoft HoloLens: What is it like to use? We go hands-on

This is Microsoft HoloLens: What is it like to use? We go hands-on

By 1 May 2015

Ever since Microsoft first unveiled its own augmented reality headset - or holographic device, as it likes to call it - we've wanted to have a go. It's quite unlike anything we've seen or used before, so getting that first hands-on experience with HoloLens... >>

3 ways Microsoft Edge might be better than Internet Explorer

3 ways Microsoft Edge might be better than Internet Explorer

By 1 May 2015

It looks like Microsoft Edge is shaping up to be one heck of a browser. Microsoft's annual Build conference is underway, where the company usually announces new products and developments that'll interest developers. Out of everything revealed yesterday,... >>

Xbox One to get 'thousands' of apps when Windows 10 arrives

Xbox One to get 'thousands' of apps when Windows 10 arrives

By 1 May 2015

Like all Microsoft devices, Xbox One will eventually be based on a Windows 10 architecture, not only bringing in line with Windows smartphones, tablets, PCs and Microsoft's own HoloLens augmented reality headset, but also giving console owners something... >>

Windows 10: Release date, price, and everything you need to know

Windows 10: Release date, price, and everything you need to know

By 30 April 2015

Windows 8.1 launched at the end of 2013, but that doesn't mean Microsoft's Windows team immediately went on holiday. On the contrary, it started working on the next major release. The next major release is called Windows 10 and will be a free upgrade... >>

This is how good Final Fantasy will look in the future thanks to DirectX 12 (gallery)

This is how good Final Fantasy will look in the future thanks to DirectX 12 (gallery)

By 30 April 2015

As part of Microsoft's second keynote at this year's Build developers conference, the company showed a live demo created by Final Fantasy developer Square Enix which illustrated the graphical prowess of DirectX 12. And if this is the future for the Japanese... >>

What is Windows Hello and why does it mean you need never remember a password again?

What is Windows Hello and why does it mean you need never remember a password again?

By 30 April 2015

You only need to visit or watch the live feed of some of the seminars or keynotes at this year's Microsoft Build developers conference to realise that Windows 10 is a massive leap forward for the company. Not only will it work across and drive multiple... >>

Microsoft HoloLens video shows amazing holographic future is near

Microsoft HoloLens video shows amazing holographic future is near

By 30 April 2015

If you didn't think Microsoft HoloLens would be on the top of your Christmas list soon, you will after seeing this new video. At the Microsoft Build Developer Conference 2015 the company showed off its holographic augmented reality HoloLens headset in... >>

Build 2015: New videos show off Microsoft Edge, Continuum for Phones, and more

Build 2015: New videos show off Microsoft Edge, Continuum for Phones, and more

By 30 April 2015

The first day of Microsoft's annual Build conference has nearly wrapped up, and along with an onslaught of information about Windows 10, the company has published videos that highlight many of its new announcements. The videos, now available on the Windows... >>