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  • Microsoft wants to connect your car to the cloud, signs up Nissan and BMW

    Microsoft really wants to be in your car. At CES, they unveiled their Connected Vehicle Platform where they want to provide the brains of a connected car, to auto makers. As with all good car platform announcements, they need to come with an announcement of partners who’ve signed up. So...
  • Review: Microsoft wireless HDMI adapter is here to compete with Chromecast

    When you need to share content from your PC or phone to a larger display, you have a few options. In the past you may have reached for the longest HDMI cable in your house and awkwardly run it across the floor, but in 2016 we can do much...
  • Windows 10 Creators Update coming early 2017

    Windows 10 continues to be updated by Microsoft and with the anniversary update of this year behind us, now we look to the future and this morning we got details. The next major update to Windows is called Windows 10 Creators Update. It looks like Skype may finally be getting OS...
  • Surface Studio is the All-in-one that leaves the iMac in the past

    At Microsoft’s big event overnight, the world was introduced to the company’s first all-in-one first party device. Known as Surface Studio, the device features a higher than 4K display which is crazy thin at just 1.3mm. The base box is where all the horsepower lives and inside that relatively...
  • Paint 3D is Microsoft’s well overdue, free update to Paint

    The Paint you know and hate from Microsoft Windows is finally get an update. Microsoft are now calling it Paint 3D which has support for 3D assets. After including native 3D printer supporting Windows 10, Microsoft are now offering 3D printing support direct from the app which will ship...
  • This is Skype’s UWP app on Xbox One

    Skype is the video conference application most people have forgotten about. That’s all about to change if Microsoft gets their way. Leveraging their work on delivering Windows 10 to all platforms, including the Xbox One, this image is believed to be the first public sighting of the Skype Universal...
  • The Xbox One S is out, here’s a banana for scale

    Today the first Xbox One S consoles started arriving to Australia and around the globe. Those keen gamer’s are naturally sharing their photos of the new Microsoft hardware on social media. One of the classic photos is the one with a banana for scale (thanks Reddit) as proof positive its...
  • Windows 10 free upgrade ends today. Get it done.

    Windows 10 shipped 1 year ago today. That means the offer to upgrade to Windows 10 from Windows 7, 8, 8.1 for free is ending. There’s no extensions, no exceptions, this is the end people, consider this your 3rd and final warning. This update is unlike any other, Microsoft...
  • Another spectacular HoloLens demo will make you want AR even more.

    Microsoft have once again amazed crowds with a brilliant, albeit slightly stretching the truth, demo of HoloLens. At the worldwide partners conference in Toronto, Canada, Windows and HoloLens Program Director Arantxa Lasa Cid showed off the latest in a growing list of live demonstrations of the Augmented Reality headset....