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Uber continues plans to take over the world by buying part of Microsoft's Bing Maps

Uber continues plans to take over the world by buying part of Microsoft's Bing Maps

By 30 June 2015

Uber, the global taxi service that has recently been outlawed in France, is continuing with its plans to take over the world. Well, maps of the world that is. The company has confirmed that it has agreed to acquire part of Microsoft's Bing Maps arm,... >>

Watch Microsoft create the Windows 10 wallpaper using projectors and lasers

Watch Microsoft create the Windows 10 wallpaper using projectors and lasers

By 25 June 2015

Windows 10 will have its own, unique wallpaper designed by a production designer and artist who is also known for his work on Tron's opening titles. His name is Bradley Munkowitz. As it did with all previous versions of Windows, Microsoft has created... >>

Microsoft Office officially launches for Android phone, includes three main apps

Microsoft Office officially launches for Android phone, includes three main apps

By 24 June 2015

If you don't own an iPhone but would like to use the Microsoft Office productivity suite while on the go, you'll be thrilled to learn that new versions of Word, PowerPoint, and Excel have just arrive for Android phones. Microsoft announced on Wednesday... >>

This is the Xbox One Forza Motorsport 6 Limited Edition console, up for pre-order

This is the Xbox One Forza Motorsport 6 Limited Edition console, up for pre-order

By 24 June 2015

Just as the E3 2015 gaming convention comes to a close Microsoft has announced a last minute treat. It has unveiled a special Xbox One Forza Motorsport 6 Limited Edition console package. The console is being released to celebrate the tenth anniversary... >>

Xbox One vs Wii U vs PS4: Which console should you buy in 2015?

Xbox One vs Wii U vs PS4: Which console should you buy in 2015?

By 23 June 2015

E3 is over and the western world's biggest videogaming show certainly lived up to its billing as the place for top games debuts this year. The titles on offer prompted much excitement and it looks like this generation of gaming is starting to mature and... >>

Xbox at E3 2015 highlights, the games coming soon: Rise of the Tomb Raider, Halo 5 and more

Xbox at E3 2015 highlights, the games coming soon: Rise of the Tomb Raider, Halo 5 and more

By 23 June 2015

As Microsoft traditionally has its E3 press conference first thing on the Monday prior to the show, it is generally the one that leads the way with announcements. However, this year was different in that Bethesda had its first E3 press conference ever,... >>

Jeremy Clarkson's Top Gear sacking made Forza 6 a better game, says Dan Greenawalt

Jeremy Clarkson's Top Gear sacking made Forza 6 a better game, says Dan Greenawalt

By 20 June 2015

Although BBC TV show Top Gear will still be a significant part of Forza Motorsport 6 when it is released on 15 September it will not feature new presenter Chris Evans. Nor will it feature the dulcet tones of disgraced ex-presenter Jeremy Clarkson, who... >>

Halo 5 on HoloLens hands-on: A gaming match made in Heaven?

Halo 5 on HoloLens hands-on: A gaming match made in Heaven?

By 17 June 2015

One of the best received demonstrations during Microsoft’s E3 press conference involved a device we tried out for the first time at the Build developers conference last month: HoloLens. The company showed how it could be used to add an all-new element... >>

Xbox One Elite Controller hands-on: Play like the professionals

Xbox One Elite Controller hands-on: Play like the professionals

By 16 June 2015

Although there was a lot of talk about a new Xbox One controller in the build up to E3, that was just a remodelled standard version with a new 3.5mm headphone port. We certainly didn't expect Microsoft to pull something else out of the bag - and something... >>

Microsoft at E3: Gears 4 coming 2016 and refreshed Gears of War in 1080p

Microsoft at E3: Gears 4 coming 2016 and refreshed Gears of War in 1080p

By 15 June 2015

Microsoft has kicked off its media event at E5 2015 with some huge announcements about Gears of War. Microsoft bought the Gears of War game franchise from Epic Games more than a year ago, and now we're finally hearing about Gears 4 (that's what Microsoft... >>