Overnight Microsoft released a new build to Windows Insiders, with Windows 10 Build 17728, there’s an update to the Your Phone app. The ability to pair a phone with Windows 10 has been around for a while now, but hasn’t been particularly useful, but this time promises a big game. The Your Phone...
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    Windows 10 is running on 110 Million PCs

    Microsoft exec, Terry Myerson just announced that Windows 10 has not only passed the 100 Million install mark, but is now running on 110 Million PCs around the globe. This is an amazingly fast adoption rate, considering the official release was just released 10 weeks ago. This makes it...
  • HoloLens Development Edition coming Q1 2016 for $3,000

    At Microsoft’s devices event, the first device we seen was HoloLens. The big announces was that a development version is coming in the first quarter of 2016. Here’s the kicker, it’s $3,000. If you thought Google glass was expensive to try at $1,500, that was half. To help sell...
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    Tonight Microsoft is holding a devices event in New York, where they’ll talk about a range of hardware products. One of the most hotly anticipated is HoloLens and given it’s been months since the announcement and news has been quiet since, we’re well overdue for some good news. Previously...
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    Gigjam is one of the wildest things to come out of Microsoft in some time, HoloLens is the craziest. Microsoft has officially revealed that Gigjam will be the next product added to the Office productivity suite. The app allows users to feed it voice commands to surface data on...
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    Excel 2016 can easily interrogate the Facebook Graph API

    There’s a number of headline features in Office 2016 that we’ve covered in previous posts, but after spending some time with the latest release, there’s one in particular that is pretty hidden and pretty great. In Excel, users have been able to connect to data from multiple sources, but...
  • New features coming to Office every single month

    Office 2016 will officially be released tomorrow and according to Jared Spataro, the GM of Microsoft Office, this release will be “the most significant release in 30 years”. This isn’t immediately apparent given the relatively few changes to the UI, but Spataro says the underlying tech is something to...
  • It’s official: Surface Hub coming in January 2016, we go hands-on

    Microsoft’s big ass table is now a fully fledged interactive touchscreen with a Windows 10 PC inside. This device is unique in many ways. Before we get into that, we need to address the release date. Initially schedule for this year, not long after the Windows 10 launch on...
  • Unreleased Office Delve Dashboard shows your work/life balance

    This is what Delve looks like today, but coming soon (within the next six months), is an update to Delve that moves the service from being a personalised view of corporate documents, into a very useful analytics tool. Using the Office Graph (much like the Facebook Graph), the Office...
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    Cortana in Windows 10 is rolling out to Australia now

    Windows 10 shipped with one of it’s best features unavailable in Australia. Cortana voice integration delivers what you know and love from the voice assistant on your phone and more, to the desktop. Back in July, Microsoft announced they would ship to additional markets outside the US after the...
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    Windows 10 Build 10532 improves Edge’s multi-tab management

    Windows 10 Build 10532 is now available for Windows Insiders. The new build comes off the back of Microsoft’s recent announcement that Windows 10 is now running on 75 Million devices. The new build that dropped today is available via Windows Update to those insiders on the Fast Ring...
  • Xbox had some big announcements at GamesCon 2015

    At midnight last night, Xbox took the stage to make a series of announcements. Naturally there were game announcements, but it’s the announcements outside of upcoming titles that are the most interesting. Unfortunately you’re going to have to wait till 2016 for the best of them. Windows 10 After...
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    Photos from the Windows 10 Australian launch party

    Windows 10 is officially out and thanks to the international time zone, we are one of the first countries to celebrate it’s release. With amazing views of the Sydney harbour, Microsoft held an invite-only event to welcome the new release. The launch party included a number of devices running...
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    Windows 10 launch day is here and you should upgrade

    Today Windows 10 is being released to the world. In three years, it’s supposed to be on more than a billion PCs across the planet and its one of the Microsoft’s important releases. This is the last version of Windows, from this point, the numbers stop but forced updates...
  • Review: Microsoft Surface 3

    The Surface 3 is the little brother of the successful Surface Pro 3 and at a smaller, lighter 12” instead of 13” it makes for an even more portable solution. At it’s heart the Surface 3 is still very much the 2-1 touchscreen convertible of the SP3, but in...
  • Windows 10 build 10240 released to the fast and slow ring

    Microsoft has just released Build 10240 to the fast (and slow) rings of Windows Insiders. The new build is not officially the RTM as expected, instead Microsoft says they’re embracing their new way of delivering Windows.. which means they’re never done. Windows as a service means versions will stop...
  • Cortana connects to Office 365 in Windows10 Build 10162

    It’s the third Windows 10 build in a week, the offices of Microsoft must be one giant can of bug spray plenty more bugs squashed in build 10162. While most of the changes are relating to performance, stability and fixing problems, it seems there are a couple new additions...
  • Behind the scenes of Windows 10 Hero Image from GMUNK

    Microsoft went to an insane level to create the new desktop wallpaper for Windows 10. Gone are the grassy hills of XP which was a simply photo with some Photoshop retouching, instead this hero image involved cameras, lights, lasers and seriously a ridiculous undertaking to create an image. Sure...
  • Microsoft Edge finally supports tear off tabs

    Overnight Build 10147 of Windows 10 leaked to the internet and included in it, is Microsoft Edge. The new browser which has received the long awaited name change from Project Spartan to Edge. The new browser has a couple of neat tricks, but the most important to productivity and dual-screen...
  • Windows 10 build 10136 for mobile now available to Insiders

    The next build of Windows 10 for Phone is now available. The latest release is build 10136, is a welcome update after a very poor quality build last time that was frankly, unusable. This time there’s improvements to Cortana, changes to the Photos and Camera apps, as well as...
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    Microsoft just sold gamers on HoloLens with Minecraft

    There’s few better ways to sell gamers on the futuristic augmented reality headset, than a new version of Minecraft. On stage at E3 during the Xbox keynote, Microsoft personnel demonstrated HoloLens by rigging the camera feed with what the HoloLens user was seeing. As he walked around the table...

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