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Inside Microsoft's new flagship London store
Inside Microsoft's new flagship London store By Dan Grabham

Microsoft has opened the doors to its first store in Europe. The store is right in the heart of London’s West End on the corner of Oxford Circus – Read more

Minecraft Earth update: Release date, closed beta access and all you need to know about the AR game
Minecraft Earth update: Release date, closed beta access and all you need to know about the AR game By Rik Henderson

Here's everything you need to know about Microsoft's plans to bring Minecraft into the real world. Read more

Alexa turn on my PC: Microsoft looks to open up voice control beyond Cortana
Alexa turn on my PC: Microsoft looks to open up voice control beyond Cortana By Stuart Miles

Alexa could become your default voice assistant on Windows 10 following changes by Microsoft to its operating system. Read more

Windows 7 support discontinued from 14 January 2020: What does it mean for me?
Windows 7 support discontinued from 14 January 2020: What does it mean for me? By Mike Lowe

It's been on many computers for a decade, but Windows 7 is hanging up its boots, letting Windows 10 and beyond replace it. Here's the overview. 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

Your Phone app brings enhanced Android notifications to your Windows 10 desktop
Your Phone app brings enhanced Android notifications to your Windows 10 desktop By Chris Hall

Microsoft is moving to better support Android phone notifications, rolling out an update to the Your Phone app.The update will bring all notifications Read more

New Microsoft Surface could be foldable, dual-screen and run Android apps
New Microsoft Surface could be foldable, dual-screen and run Android apps By Mike Lowe

Expected in 2020, the new Microsoft Surface could have dual screens, be a folding device and even run Android apps using the new Windows Core OS. Read more

Kano PC announced in partnership with Microsoft, comes with Minecraft: Education Edition
Kano PC announced in partnership with Microsoft, comes with Minecraft: Education Edition By Rik Henderson

Education computer company Kano has partnered with Microsoft to offer a full 2-in-1 laptop and tablet solution that kids can build themselves. 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

Microsoft showed employees a dual-screen Surface device it'll launch in 2019
Microsoft showed employees a dual-screen Surface device it'll launch in 2019 By Maggie Tillman

Microsoft could be developing a dual-screen Surface device, a new report has suggested. And it might launch this year. Read more

Microsoft's London Store is opening on 11 July in Oxford Circus
Microsoft's London Store is opening on 11 July in Oxford Circus By Dan Grabham

Microsoft's first European store will open in London's Oxford Circus on 11 July. The location is right on Oxford Circus, feet away from the tube steps. 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

What's new in the Windows 10 May 2019 Update and how to get it
What's new in the Windows 10 May 2019 Update and how to get it By Maggie Tillman

The update, previously codenamed 19H1, is a lightweight update in terms of forward-facing features that consumers will notice. Read more

Microsoft removes Huawei's MateBook X from the Windows Store
Microsoft removes Huawei's MateBook X from the Windows Store By Dan Grabham

Microsoft won't comment on the situation surrounding Huawei, but it appears that it has removed Huawei's MateBook X Pro from the Microsoft Store.We asked Read more

Hurry! Microsoft cut the price of Surface Headphones by 30% for a limited time
Hurry! Microsoft cut the price of Surface Headphones by 30% for a limited time By Maggie Tillman

Microsoft has cut the cost of its Surface Headphones by 30 per cent, or $100, on its own store. You can also find them for $245 on Amazon in the US. Read more

How to get Microsoft's Chromium-based Edge browser for Mac now
How to get Microsoft's Chromium-based Edge browser for Mac now 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

Minecraft Earth mobile AR game official, plans to turn your neighbourhood into blocks
Minecraft Earth mobile AR game official, plans to turn your neighbourhood into blocks By Rik Henderson

Microsoft has announced the name and some of the features of its forthcoming augmented reality mobile game based on Minecraft. Read more

Sony and Microsoft strike cloud gaming and AI partnership deal
Sony and Microsoft strike cloud gaming and AI partnership deal By Maggie Tillman

The two competitors plan to "explore joint development of future cloud solutions in Microsoft Azure to support their respective game and content-streaming services". 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's HoloLens 2 developer edition to cost $3,500 when it launches this year
Microsoft's HoloLens 2 developer edition to cost $3,500 when it launches this year By Maggie Tillman

Microsoft plans to launch a developer edition of the HoloLens 2 headset. It's priced at $3,500 in the US. Read more

Microsoft's new Surface Hub 2S is even more nuts than its predecessor
Microsoft's new Surface Hub 2S is even more nuts than its predecessor By Dan Grabham

Microsoft's massive Surface Hub computer-cum-screen can now even run on a battery. Read more

Forza Street is a new free-to-play racer for PC with mobile version coming soon
Forza Street is a new free-to-play racer for PC with mobile version coming soon By Adrian Willings

Microsoft has rebranded and rebooted racing game Miami Street as Forza Street. This game is free-to-play on Windows 10 and will be coming to mobile soon. Read more

Surface Buds? Microsoft reportedly making AirPods-like wireless earbuds
Surface Buds? Microsoft reportedly making AirPods-like wireless earbuds By Maggie Tillman

The earbuds, which are currently in development, are code-named Morrison but could be called "Surface Buds" when they launch for consumers. 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

Get Windows 10 Pro for $12 (around £9), Office 2019 Pro for less than $50 (around £38)
Get Windows 10 Pro for $12 (around £9), Office 2019 Pro for less than $50 (around £38) By Pocket-lint Promotion

Software specialist GoodOffer24 has launched its latest slew of Spring deals on Microsoft software - including a super deal on Office 2019. Or, should Read more

An ARM-based Microsoft Surface device is in the works
An ARM-based Microsoft Surface device is in the works By Dan Grabham

An ARM-powered version of the Surface Pro could be on the cards. Read more

Microsoft upgrades 13.5-inch Surface Book 2, original now at a lower price
Microsoft upgrades 13.5-inch Surface Book 2, original now at a lower price By Dan Grabham

Microsoft has subtly upgraded the Core i5 processor inside the 13.5-inch Surface Book 2. 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

Microsoft Surface Book 2 may be getting a performance upgrade in the coming weeks
Microsoft Surface Book 2 may be getting a performance upgrade in the coming weeks By Adrian Willings

Microsoft could soon be refreshing the entry-level Surface Book 2 with a more powerful processor. Read more

Microsoft plans to bring your phone into Mixed Reality
Microsoft plans to bring your phone into Mixed Reality By Adrian Willings

A new patent has revealed Microsoft's future plans to integrate your smartphone into the Mixed Reality experience. Read more

Microsoft: HoloLens will be a consumer device, one day
Microsoft: HoloLens will be a consumer device, one day By Stuart Miles

Microsoft's Greg Sullivan, has told Pocket-lint that the company hopes the new HoloLens 2 will be great for consumers one day 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 teases big changes for PC gamers coming soon to Windows 10
Microsoft teases big changes for PC gamers coming soon to Windows 10 By Adrian Willings

The vice-president of gaming at Microsoft has been hinting at improvements to both Microsoft Store and the Xbox app for Windows 10 that could make for an interesting future for PC gamers. Read more

Microsoft HoloLens 2 initial review: A much improved headset opens up lots more possibilities
Microsoft HoloLens 2 initial review: A much improved headset opens up lots more possibilities By Stuart Miles

We try out the new HoloLens 2 at MWC 2019 to see how the Augmented Reality headset works. Read more

Microsoft HoloLens 2 features, news and release date: Everything you need to know
Microsoft HoloLens 2 features, news and release date: Everything you need to know By Dan Grabham

The first HoloLens headset ushered in the concept of mixed reality. The second-generation is here Read more

Microsoft HoloLens 2 available for pre-order: Lighter, higher-resolution and $3.5K
Microsoft HoloLens 2 available for pre-order: Lighter, higher-resolution and $3.5K By Stuart Miles

Microsoft has announced a new version of its augmented reality headset during Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. Read more

Microsoft MWC 2019 event: How to watch and what to expect
Microsoft MWC 2019 event: How to watch and what to expect By Maggie Tillman

Mobile World Congress will see many tech giants take the stage to unveil their latest innovations, and Microsoft is no exception. Read more

Microsoft teases HoloLens 2 headset ahead of 24 February launch
Microsoft teases HoloLens 2 headset ahead of 24 February launch By Maggie Tillman

We know when the next-generation HoloLens headset, the HoloLens 2, will be unveiled by Microsoft. Read more

Microsoft Build 2019 dates revealed: Will it focus on lighter Windows, foldables?
Microsoft Build 2019 dates revealed: Will it focus on lighter Windows, foldables? By Maggie Tillman

Build is Microsoft's annual developer conference, and this year, it will be held from 6 May to 8 May in Seattle at the Washington State Convention Center. Read more

Surface Headphones review: Is Microsoft's first bash at over-ear cans any good?
4.0 stars Surface Headphones review: Is Microsoft's first bash at over-ear cans any good? By Mike Lowe

Intuitive rotational dial controls are the pièce de résistance here, while good sound quality and noise-cancelling show Microsoft has big potential. Read more

Microsoft made a chubby, durable, and cheap Surface Pen for students
Microsoft made a chubby, durable, and cheap Surface Pen for students By Maggie Tillman

Unfortunately, the pen will only be available to educational institutions and schools. It is slated to begin shipping out in February 2019. 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 will finally kill off Windows Phone support this year
Microsoft will finally kill off Windows Phone support this year By Dan Grabham

Microsoft acknowledged back in 2017 that it would no longer be developing Windows Phone, but it has now announced it will completely cease support. Read more

Microsoft said to unveil HoloLens 2 at press event ahead of MWC 2019
Microsoft said to unveil HoloLens 2 at press event ahead of MWC 2019 By Maggie Tillman

Microsoft is holding an event next month during Mobile World Congress, where it might unveil the next HoloLens mixed reality headset. 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