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Microsoft to add Office universal apps to Windows 10 phone preview this month

Microsoft to add Office universal apps to Windows 10 phone preview this month

By 16 hours ago

Microsoft will soon release Office apps described as “universal” for smartphones running the Windows 10 preview. Microsoft rolled out universal apps for tablets in February with the Windows 10 technical preview, while the Desktop IT pro and developer... >>

Microsoft Band review: Heaps of potential offset by design downfall
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Microsoft Band review: Heaps of potential offset by design downfall

By 17 April 2015

Like Apple, Microsoft arrived to the wearables party late – albeit in slightly different fashion. Instead of a smartwatch, the Windows maker has released the Microsoft Band, a fitness tracker with some smartwatch-like functions, but still a device... >>

Xbox One now under £300 in the UK, get it with Halo: The Master Chief Collection free if you're quick

Xbox One now under £300 in the UK, get it with Halo: The Master Chief Collection free if you're quick

By 13 April 2015

Microsoft has slashed the price of the Xbox One to less than £300, at least for the time being. Some retailers already sell it at that price, or even less, of course, but this is an official price drop. It also includes the Halo: The Master Chief Collection... >>

Microsoft starts laying the groundwork for unified Store experience in Windows 10

Microsoft starts laying the groundwork for unified Store experience in Windows 10

By 9 April 2015

Microsoft's single Store experience in Windows 10 is just starting to take shape. There's been a lot of talk about Microsoft wanting to turn all the varied app stores into a single, unified Store, in which you'll be able to purchase apps and content for... >>

Gameband lets you take Minecraft anywhere you go, available now

Gameband lets you take Minecraft anywhere you go, available now

By 9 April 2015

Minecraft fans rejoice, the Gameband is here to let you take your favourite game everywhere you go. While the Gameband might look like another activity tracker it's nothing of the sort. Gameband not only stores Minecraft saves but has the entire game... >>

Best smartwatches to look forward to in 2015: Apple Watch, LG Watch Urbane, Tag Heuer and more

Best smartwatches to look forward to in 2015: Apple Watch, LG Watch Urbane, Tag Heuer and more

By 8 April 2015

To hear watch without the word smart in front of it will soon be indicative of a heirloom description. Even luxury watch brands are embracing smartwatches with Baselworld in Switzerland earlier this month revealing some of the latest additions, suggesting 2015... >>

Microsoft is working on 'Redstone' updates for Windows 10, coming in 2016

Microsoft is working on 'Redstone' updates for Windows 10, coming in 2016

By 7 April 2015

Although Windows 10 isn't even out yet, Microsoft has begun work on the next version of Windows and even gave the software updates a codename, it's claimed. Both Neowin and The Verge have reported that Microsoft is readying updates to Windows 10, which... >>

EE WiFi Calling launches on Samsung Galaxy S6, coming to iPhone 6

EE WiFi Calling launches on Samsung Galaxy S6, coming to iPhone 6

By 7 April 2015

EE has officially announced its WiFi Calling service, which lets you make voice calls and send text messages via a Wi-Fi network. The service will go live on 10 April, alongside the launch of the Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 edge.  The WiFi Calling service... >>

Microsoft's Office Lens scanner app arrives for iPhone and Android phones

Microsoft's Office Lens scanner app arrives for iPhone and Android phones

By 2 April 2015

One year after launching the Office Lens app for Windows Phone, Microsoft has launched new versions of its pocket scanner app for iPhone and Android phones. Office Lens lets you take pictures of notes, receipts, business cards, paperwork, sticky notes,... >>

Original Xbox plans were to give the console away for free

Original Xbox plans were to give the console away for free

By 1 April 2015

Microsoft originally planned to give away its first Xbox console for free. Or, at least, charge a nominal up-front free. Oddworld creator Lorne Lanning revealed in an interview for GamesIndustry.biz that Microsoft wanted his development team on board... >>