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Computing

Developers are flocking to the new Bash feature in Windows 10 Build 14316

One developer has taken to Reddit to reveal that he has gotten Linux-based Firefox and Vim running next to Windows 10 apps using the new Bash feature. Others are reporting success stories too despite some problems with the new beta feature.
Computing

Alcantara coils itself around Microsoft’s Surface Pro for new Signature cover

Microsoft is looking to capture a bit of the Apple, style-concious elitism with its new premium Alcantara cover for the Surface Pro line. It wraps the two-in-one in a pricey yet sophisticated material that is said to get better…
Computing

Where’s the bottom? PC sales continue to plummet in 2016

New sales research demonstrates the continuing slide of PC adoption, as even major manufacturers like Lenovo, HP, and Dell fail to buck the worldwide trend of diminished sales growth.
Computing

Windows XP is old and insecure, yet is still more widely used than Mac OS X

Windows XP still maintains 10 percent of the desktop OS market share even two years after support and security updates were axed by Microsoft, to the dismay of cybersecurity professionals.
Computing

Microsoft rips the veil off its Windows 10 roadmap for the first time

A new roadmap published by Microsoft aims to simplify the process of following development of Windows 10 by offering an at-a-glance look at new features and tweaks currently in the works.
Mobile

Microsoft wins the race against Google to offline translation on iOS

Google may be considered the king of translation apps, but Microsoft has something that Google doesn't -- offline translation on iOS. The new feature has launched with a whopping 46 languages.
Mobile

Sunrise features come to Outlook with Evernote, Facebook, and Wunderlist integration

The Outlook Calendar on Android and IOS just got much more powerful. With today's update, you can now see event information, notes, and to-dos from Evernote, Facebook, and Wunderlist.
Gaming

Report: Fable Legends Developers Want to Finish the Game as an Indie

Fable Legends, the recently cancelled free-to-play adaptation of Microsoft's Fable franchise, may be revived by members of the game's development team.
Computing

Microsoft Edge will halt Flash-based objects in Windows 10 Anniversary Edition

In Build 14316, Microsoft has made a change to the Edge browser that halts Flash object playback. The move is to conserve power and increase browser performance. The change will roll out to everyone in this summer's Windows 10 Anniversary…
Computing

Microsoft asks Outlook early adopters to join waiting list and cross their fingers

Roll up, roll up, put your name down for Outlook v2.0. That's right, if you want to be one of the first to try out the new version of Microsoft's Outlook email client, be it online or off, you'll need to put your name down on the waiting…
Virtual Reality

HTC now offering live Vive demos in Microsoft stores, GameStop locations nationwide

HTC teamed up with Microsoft and GameStop to provide live demos of the Vive HMD. Demos will be offered in select Microsoft stores starting this week and will expand to 30 locations in 2016. GameStop will have ten demo locations by…
Computing

Latest Windows 10 Build brings Bash, dark theme, Cortana upgrade to Insiders

Windows 10 Build 14316 is now available in the Insider Preview Fast ring, offering Bash support, an updated Cortana, and a dark mode option. Other features include new Microsoft Edge extensions, an updated Action Center, updated emojis, and…