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You'll soon be able to receive Android phone calls on Windows PCs
You'll soon be able to receive Android phone calls on Windows PCs By Dan Grabham

You'll soon be able to make phone calls from your Windows 10 PC - if you have an Android phone r. As we know from last week's reveal of the 2020 Surface... Read more

Get Windows 10 Pro for less than $12 and Office for less than $30!
Get Windows 10 Pro for less than $12 and Office for less than $30! By Pocket-lint Promotion

Now that Autumn is here, prices are falling faster than the leaves – and GoodOffer24 is no exception. If you’re on the lookout for new software deals,... Read more

Microsoft reveals Build 2020 dates a full eight months in advance
Microsoft reveals Build 2020 dates a full eight months in advance By Maggie Tillman

The company announced it will hold Build 2020 in Seattle from 19 May to 21 May. Microsoft hasn't started selling tickets to the show at this point, but it has a mailing list you can join to get more information.... Read more

The biggest Microsoft failures ever
The biggest Microsoft failures ever By Ben Crompton

One of the largest multinationals ever, Microsoft is known all over the world. But it doesn't always do everything right.... Read more

Microsoft Chromium Edge browser: How to try the beta on your Mac or PC
Microsoft Chromium Edge browser: How to try the beta on your Mac or PC By Maggie Tillman

The Edge beta is available for all supported versions of Windows and MacOS, with Microsoft describing it as a very "stable" preview that has cleared many rounds of quality testing.... Read more

Want to organize SMS messages on Android? Try Microsoft's new app
Want to organize SMS messages on Android? Try Microsoft's new app By Maggie Tillman

Microsoft has created a new mobile app for Android users. Called SMS Organizer, it's designed to auto-sort SMS messages using machine learning.... Read more

Use Skype or Cortana? How to delete your voice data before Microsoft listens in
Use Skype or Cortana? How to delete your voice data before Microsoft listens in By Maggie Tillman

Microsoft contractors have been reviewing voice recordings from Skype’s auto-translation feature and the Cortana voice assistant.... Read more

Microsoft's new Windows 1.11 app takes you back to 1985 for 'Stranger Things'
Microsoft's new Windows 1.11 app takes you back to 1985 for 'Stranger Things' By Maggie Tillman

Microsoft has finally shared more details about its "new Windows 1.0" project.... Read more

Best software deals! Mid-year madness hits GoodOffer24!
Best software deals! Mid-year madness hits GoodOffer24! By Pocket-lint Promotion

If you’ve been waiting for a price drop on Microsoft apps, we have great news for you!... Read more

Get Windows 10 Pro for less than $13 and more – only at GoodOffer24!
Get Windows 10 Pro for less than $13 and more – only at GoodOffer24! By Pocket-lint Promotion

Microsoft has been doing a lot of things right with Windows 10 Pro. Here's a great offer on Microsoft's best-ever operating system.... Read more

How to use the Excel app to photograph and import printed spreadsheets
How to use the Excel app to photograph and import printed spreadsheets By Maggie Tillman

Microsoft recently updated the Excel app on Android and iOS devices so you can easily import spreadsheets using your phone's camera.... Read more

Microsoft releases early preview build of Chromium Edge for Mac
Microsoft releases early preview build of Chromium Edge for Mac By Maggie Tillman

Microsoft is officially allowing Mac users to download the preview. It is supporting the daily Canary builds of Edge for Mac on MacOS 10.12 and above.... Read more

20 amazing illustrations created using only Microsoft Paint
20 amazing illustrations created using only Microsoft Paint By Adrian Willings

A while back we covered how Microsoft came very close to killing off the legendary software that is MS Paint in favour of their new 3D version. In order... Read more

Microsoft Build 2019: All the announcements that matter
Microsoft Build 2019: All the announcements that matter By Maggie Tillman

Every year, Microsoft spends a couple days trying to bring developers and software engineers into its fold with a developer conference called Build.... Read more

Microsoft on the defensive after hackers access Outlook emails
Microsoft on the defensive after hackers access Outlook emails By Dan Grabham

Hackers compromised some Outlook email accounts to the extent that they were even able to read user emails.The number of accounts is described as 'limited'... Read more

This Internet Explorer exploit could let hackers steal your data
This Internet Explorer exploit could let hackers steal your data By Adrian Willings

A security researcher has discovered a new vulnerability in Internet Explorer that is allowing hackers to steal your data.... Read more

Is Microsoft's revamped Edge your next browser?
Is Microsoft's revamped Edge your next browser? By Dan Grabham

This is the first look at Microsoft’s new web browser. It’ll still be known as Microsoft Edge, but it’s now based on Chromium. Yes, that’s the... Read more

Still running Windows 7? Check out these great Windows 10 deals (plus cheap Microsoft Office, too)
Still running Windows 7? Check out these great Windows 10 deals (plus cheap Microsoft Office, too) By Pocket-lint Promotion

We have changed the price for office 2019 and windows 10+office 2019. Microsoft Office 2019 Professional Plus CD-KEY (1PC)  at $58.16Windows 10 Pro... Read more

Get Windows 10 Pro for $12 and Microsoft Office for $30
Get Windows 10 Pro for $12 and Microsoft Office for $30 By Pocket-lint Promotion

We've got some great software offers for you when it comes to Windows 10 and Microsoft Office!... Read more

Microsoft Office 365 apps are now on the Mac App Store for the first time
Microsoft Office 365 apps are now on the Mac App Store for the first time By Stuart Miles

Office 365 on the Mac App Store for the first time for those who don't want to sign up for a subscription from the Microsoft website.... Read more

A brief history of Microsoft Windows
A brief history of Microsoft Windows By Dan Sung

We've rounded up all your favourite versions of Microsoft's operating system since its life began in 1985. Travel back through history with us.... Read more

Microsoft to rebuild Edge browser on Chrome, will launch Mac version
Microsoft to rebuild Edge browser on Chrome, will launch Mac version By Maggie Tillman

Microsoft has confirmed that some rumored changes are indeed coming to its Edge web browser.... Read more

Microsoft made a video to show off its new Office icons - see it here
Microsoft made a video to show off its new Office icons - see it here By Maggie Tillman

Microsoft is updating its Microsoft Office icons for the first time in five years. It's also changing the design of the apps.... Read more

How to use Alexa to make a Skype call on Echo devices
How to use Alexa to make a Skype call on Echo devices By Maggie Tillman

Microsoft has brought its Skype calling service to Alexa-enabled devices, starting with the Amazon Echo range.... Read more

What is Microsoft Windows 10 in S Mode?
What is Microsoft Windows 10 in S Mode? By Chris Hall

Microsoft ships a version of Windows 10 called Windows 10 S or Windows 10 in S Mode. But what is it?... Read more

Office 2019 is out for Windows and Mac (no Office 365 required)
Office 2019 is out for Windows and Mac (no Office 365 required) By Maggie Tillman

Microsoft realises some people simply want to buy Microsoft Office like the used to: once - that's it - with no subscription fee.... Read more

Watch out, Slack: Microsoft Teams now has a freemium tier
Watch out, Slack: Microsoft Teams now has a freemium tier By Maggie Tillman

Considering a move away from Slack? Well, check out Teams. Microsoft has just introduced a free version.... Read more

Microsoft just launched its own version of Google Lens
Microsoft just launched its own version of Google Lens By Maggie Tillman

The new feature lets you take a picture of an object, animal, or thing with your phone to search for it online. It reminds us of Google Lens.... Read more

Windows 10 tips and tricks: Here's some basics of Microsoft's latest Windows OS
Windows 10 tips and tricks: Here's some basics of Microsoft's latest Windows OS By Tyler Fee

With Windows 10 Microsoft worked hard to take the best features from Windows 7 and 8, while dumping a lot of what made Windows 8 so annoying.  Windows... Read more

Like Microsoft Edge? Now you can use it on iPad and Android tablets
Like Microsoft Edge? Now you can use it on iPad and Android tablets By Elyse Betters

Microsoft unveiled a beta version of Edge for iOS and Android phones last year, followed by making it officially available in November. Now, it's releasing... Read more

Cortana in Windows 10: How it works on the taskbar and in Microsoft Edge
Cortana in Windows 10: How it works on the taskbar and in Microsoft Edge By Tyler Fee

Windows 10 features Microsoft's very own virtual assistant, Cortana. Like Google Assistant, Apple's Siri and Amazon's Alexa, she's designed to help you... Read more

Microsoft might launch a free version of its Slack-like Teams service
Microsoft might launch a free version of its Slack-like Teams service By Elyse Betters

Microsoft Teams could add a free tier soon, according to a new report.Microsoft launched its Slack competitor over a year ago as a paid service. It wasn't... Read more

What is Microsoft Edge? The lowdown on Microsoft's Windows 10 browser
What is Microsoft Edge? The lowdown on Microsoft's Windows 10 browser By Elyse Betters

Edge is Microsoft's latest internet browser. It's part of the Windows 10 operating system and also available for iPhone and Android devices. Edge is coming... Read more

25 awesome album covers recreated in MS Paint
25 awesome album covers recreated in MS Paint By Adrian Willings

Microsoft Paint is one of the wonders of the Microsoft operating system and a piece of bundled software that's been around since the very first version... Read more

Windows 10 Fall Creators Update coming 17 October, Mixed Reality leads the charge
Windows 10 Fall Creators Update coming 17 October, Mixed Reality leads the charge By Mike Lowe

If you've been waiting for the next step in Windows 10 then it's just around the corner: the Fall Creators Update will begin rolling out from Tuesday 17... Read more

Microsoft's new Outlook.com beta: What's different and how to join
Microsoft's new Outlook.com beta: What's different and how to join By Elyse Betters

Microsoft has unveiled a new version Outlook.com. It's only in beta at the moment, but you can try it now, before everyone else.The refresh includes a... Read more

Microsoft's new app uses AI to describe to the blind how people look
Microsoft's new app uses AI to describe to the blind how people look By Elyse Betters

Are you visually impaired? If so, Microsoft's latest app is for you.Microsoft has released a new smartphone app, called Seeing AI, which uses computer... Read more

This Microsoft app uses Cortana tech to add voice dictation to Office
This Microsoft app uses Cortana tech to add voice dictation to Office By Elyse Betters

Ever wish you could just say your essay aloud and have Microsoft Word write it out for you?Well, now you can, with a new app called Dictate. Microsoft... Read more

Microsoft Office is now available in the Windows Store for the first time
Microsoft Office is now available in the Windows Store for the first time By Elyse Betters

If you bought the new Surface Laptop, you can now grab Office 365 for free from Microsoft's Windows Store.When Microsoft unveiled the Surface Laptop recently,... Read more

Whiteboard is Microsoft's Windows 10 app for collaborative inking
Whiteboard is Microsoft's Windows 10 app for collaborative inking By Elyse Betters

Microsoft has unveiled a new Windows 10 app called Whiteboard.It's a "collaborative inking" app meant for Microsoft's Surface devices. Microsoft demoed... Read more

Microsoft Cortana skills: Which are available now and how do they work?
Microsoft Cortana skills: Which are available now and how do they work? By Elyse Betters

Microsoft has launched the first set of skills for Cortana.During the company's annual Build developers conference this week, Microsoft announced a Cortana... Read more

Microsoft Story Remix lets you edit movies on iOS, Android, or Windows
Microsoft Story Remix lets you edit movies on iOS, Android, or Windows By Elyse Betters

Microsoft is at Build 2017 and has introduced something interesting to consumers: a new Windows 10 app.But it's not just any app. It's basically a successor... Read more

OneDrive Files On-Demand will finally only download your files when you need them
OneDrive Files On-Demand will finally only download your files when you need them By Rik Henderson

Microsoft is finally implementing a feature in OneDrive that could be forgiven for thinking existed already.OneDrive Files On-Demand will store all of... Read more

You can watch Microsoft's 2 May education event here, Surface Laptop and Windows 10 S revealed
You can watch Microsoft's 2 May education event here, Surface Laptop and Windows 10 S revealed By Elyse Betters

Microsoft held a hardware event on 2 May 2017 which it used to reinforce its position in education and make a couple of key announcements, including Windows... Read more

Windows 10 S is a streamlined version of Windows for education
Windows 10 S is a streamlined version of Windows for education By Chris Hall

Microsoft has announced Windows 10 S, a version of Windows that it is calling the "soul" of Windows.Announced at the New York education event, Microsoft... Read more

This leak shows Microsoft finally plans to take on Chromebooks
This leak shows Microsoft finally plans to take on Chromebooks By Elyse Betters

Microsoft has an event scheduled next month, and it could take the stage to unveil its version of a Google Chromebook.The company is also expected to debut... Read more

Microsoft will now release major Windows 10 updates twice a year
Microsoft will now release major Windows 10 updates twice a year By Elyse Betters

Microsoft has announced a “predictable twice-per-year feature" update schedule for Windows 10.After revealing last year that it had two big updates to... Read more

Microsoft's new camera app uses AI to offer up Snapchat-style effects
Microsoft's new camera app uses AI to offer up Snapchat-style effects By Elyse Betters

Microsoft quietly released a new app on April Fools' Day, and no, it isn't a prank app. You can download and use it.It's actually just a "fun camera app"... Read more

Microsoft is letting people grab the Creators Update a week early
Microsoft is letting people grab the Creators Update a week early By Elyse Betters

Although Microsoft already announced a launch date for its next major update to Windows 10, it's decided to let users grab it one week earlier.Microsoft... Read more

Microsoft reveals another Windows 10 major update will arrive late 2017
Microsoft reveals another Windows 10 major update will arrive late 2017 By Elyse Betters

Microsoft has quietly confirmed it is working on another Windows 10 update, and it will arrive later this year, following the Creators Update. The company... Read more

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