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New Microsoft Windows 10 preview brings Action Center for notifications

New Microsoft Windows 10 preview brings Action Center for notifications

By 13 hours ago

Microsoft has rolled out a new build of Windows 10, the first update since the Windows 10 Technical Preview release. "Most of the changes in this build will be invisible to you, but we’ve made nearly 7,000 improvements and fixes," explained Microsoft... >>

Xbox One November update detailed: Customisation, Twitter and live TV trending

Xbox One November update detailed: Customisation, Twitter and live TV trending

By 23 hours ago

Microsoft has detailed the new features coming to the Xbox One in November, which have already begun to roll out for those on the Xbox One Preview Programme. One of the major new additions will be the ability to customise the background of your homescreen.... >>

Microsoft Windows smartwatch coming before Christmas?

Microsoft Windows smartwatch coming before Christmas?

By 20 October 2014

It's been a while since we've heard anything about a potential Microsoft smartwatch here at Pocket-lint, with previous reports suggesting that it would launch one in the summer. That obviously didn't happen, but the latest is that the company could launch... >>

Halo: The Master Chief Collection will need a 20GB day one patch for multiplayer

Halo: The Master Chief Collection will need a 20GB day one patch for multiplayer

By 17 October 2014

The release version of Halo: The Master Chief Collection, which went gold today and will be in shops in the UK on 11 November, will take that little bit longer before you can play it as it will require a day one patch that weighs in at 20GB. Dan Ayoub... >>

Best smartphones to look forward to in 2014

Best smartphones to look forward to in 2014

By 16 October 2014

With the pace of smartphone evolution moving so fast, there's always something waiting in the wings. No sooner have you spied the latest handset, then there's anticipation of something else, the next big thing. We've rounded up the best smartphones for... >>

Nokia Lumia 830 review
4 out of 5

Nokia Lumia 830 review

By 16 October 2014

The Nokia Lumia 830 is one of the last smartphones to bear the Nokia brand name ahead of Microsoft's takeover of the company. This last of the Nokia breed isn't a flagship powerhouse either, instead the Lumia 830 is the watered-down version of the top-spec... >>

Vine on Xbox One is no PS4 killer, here are 5 other apps that could be

Vine on Xbox One is no PS4 killer, here are 5 other apps that could be

By 15 October 2014

The Xbox One's app line up was recently expanded by the addition of Vine. You can now watch inane Vine clips from around the world as much as you like, all sectioned into categories like "animals", "comedy", "science & tech", and "idiots who have nothing... >>

Android Wear keyboard created by Microsoft lets you type on the wrist

Android Wear keyboard created by Microsoft lets you type on the wrist

By 13 October 2014

Until now interacting with Android Wear smartwatches has been done with voice commands. Seeing this isn't ideal in all situations Microsoft created a wearable keyboard for the wrist. Android Wear connects to Android smartphones and allows basic controls... >>

Xbox One to get screenshots, themes, and backgrounds for custom dashboard

Xbox One to get screenshots, themes, and backgrounds for custom dashboard

By 9 October 2014

Xbox has confirmed it is working on new features that will allow Xbox One owners to take in-game screenshots and customise their console's dashboard. During an interview with the Inner Circle podcast, Phil Spencer, head of Xbox, announced not only that... >>

Forget Oculus Rift, Microsoft’s RoomAlive turns your entire living room into a virtual playground

Forget Oculus Rift, Microsoft’s RoomAlive turns your entire living room into a virtual playground

By 6 October 2014

When Microsoft unveiled its original Illumiroom project at the beginning of 2013 the company was yet to unveil its Xbox One next generation console (still being dubbed Xbox 720 at the time). The concept, shown at CES in Las Vegas at the time, allowed... >>