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Microsoft’s Dona Sarkar confirms Insider program will continue after Anniversary Update

The new head of Microsoft's Windows Insider program said that it will continue to roll out preview builds long after Anniversary Update lands in August.
Computing

Project Scorpio slightly outperforms Radeon RX 480, but that won’t last long

Microsoft's Project Scorpio reportedly cranks out 6 TFLOPS of performance, slightly more than the current Radeon RX 480 graphics chip launched by AMD in June. As we've seen in the past, though, the console's dominance will be…
Business

SEC filing from LinkedIn acquisition reveals five suitors

Documents filed with the SEC on Friday unveiled that there were at least five total corporations interested in buying up the business-oriented social network. Aside from Microsoft, the other four remain unnamed.
Gaming

Immerse yourself with our 10 favorite Xbox One headsets

The Xbox One might not tout a headset selection quite as vast as the last-gen Xbox 360, but there are a few hallmarks. Check out our current picks for the best Xbox One headsets, whether you're looking for virtual surround sound or…
Gaming

Xbox Project Scorpio: Everything you need to know about Microsoft’s newest console

This year's E3 saw Microsoft announce two new consoles, including a new Xbox codenamed "Project Scorpio." Check out our roundup of all the news and rumors regarding the forthcoming console
Computing

Microsoft gearing up for one last wave of Windows 10 free upgrade nagging

Many customers still running Windows 7 SP1 and Windows 8.1 should expect to see one final nag screen insisting they upgrade to Windows 10. Microsoft's free upgrade offer ends July 29, and the blue screen will make that perfectly clear.
Gaming

Microsoft details rollout plan for Xbox Play Anywhere launch

Microsoft laid out a detailed plan for introducing Xbox Play Anywhere, its new cross-play initiative for the Xbox One and Windows 10. This included a list of upcoming games that will support it, and what users will need to take advantage of…
Computing

Rumor has it Microsoft will release an all-in-one Surface PC in 2017

Microsoft has built its Surface line into a formidable brand over the last few years, and now there's a rumor circulating that the company plans to add an all-in-one PC to the range.
Computing

HP’s Elite x3 Windows 10 smartphone/desktop hybrid may launch soon

HP's upcoming Elite x3 smartphone landed on the FCC's website, indicating that the "phablet" will hit the market soon. This smartphone can be used as a Windows 10 desktop thanks to Microsoft's Continuum tech built into Windows 10, and a…
Computing

A mysterious Windows 10 .EXE hints subscriptions are coming, but don’t worry yet

A new executable that popped up in the latest Windows 10 Insider Preview build is labeled as the Windows Upgrade to Subscriptions tool, but don't panic. There's no indication that Microsoft plans to launch a subscription plan for consumers…
Health & Fitness

Microsoft shutting down Xbox Fitness service in 2017; no word on refunds

Microsoft announced that it will discontinue support for its Xbox Fitness service in 2017, permanently closing off access to its associated Xbox One app and rendering user-purchased content inoperable.
Computing

Here’s a complete list of what you’ll see in Windows 10’s big update this August

Microsoft revealed Anniversary Update during BUILD 2016, a free OS upgrade bringing plenty of new elements to the Windows 10 platform. Here's an up-to-date catalog of all the major changing coming on August 2.