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Computing

Dutch museum is incorporating Hololens for augmented reality exhibits

Hoping that one day they'll be handed out like audio guides, the Dutch Museum of Antiquities is now offering visitors the change to use Hololens headsets to augmented their museum-going experience with digital exhibits.
Computing

Microsoft is prepping a version of Visual Studio for MacOS

Microsoft is working on a MacOS version of its Visual Studio coding environment, and will seemingly announce the project and launch a preview build at its Connect event later this week.
Health & Fitness

Your web searches could help doctors detect lung cancer earlier

Doctors may have found a new symptom of lung cancer -- web searches. In ongoing efforts to establish early detection techniques, Microsoft researchers believe that your search history just might serve as an interesting tool.
Computing

Windows 10 Anniversary Edition aims to knock down ransomware

Microsoft is keenly aware of the impact of ransomware on its customers and has taken significant steps to combat the problem in Windows 10 Anniversary Edition via browser and email, protection, machine learning, and Windows Defender.
Mobile

Microsoft's app helps the color blind distinguish one color from another

Microsoft has released a new app to the iOS App Store called Color Binoculars. The app is designed to help the color blind more easily distinguish between the colors that they can't see.
Gaming

Here’s how to delete and reinstall games on your Xbox One

Removing and reinstalling games on the Xbox One's hard drive isn't difficult, but it is a process that not everyone is familiar with. Thankfully, our guide will run you through each step so you'll know precisely what to do.
Computing

Russia investigates Microsoft for allegedly blocking Kaspersky software

Kaspersky Lab has complained to authorities in Russia against Microsoft, accusing the computer giant of unfairly limiting the performance of third-party security products in favor of its own Windows Defender program.
Computing

Google and Microsoft partner to ensure Office Mobile experience on Chromebooks

Microsoft is not blocking Office Mobile apps from downloading on Chromebooks, but rather is working closely with Google on optimizing the experience and ensuring that Office runs well on all compatible devices.
Computing

Surface Book with Performance Base is shipping now, no delays on new orders

Last month, Microsoft unveiled the new Surface Book with Performance Base at a slick event in New York City, and now there are reports that the first wave of pre-orders are starting to ship.
Business

Microsoft lays out its hopes for a Trump presidency

Microsoft’s chief legal officer Brad Smith has published a detailed blog post outlining the policy changes that he would like to see from President Trump's administration to help technological innovation, education, and society as a…
Computing

New patent shows Microsoft working on Surface Pen wireless charging accessories

Microsoft recently filed a patent describing a wireless charging accessory for the Surface Pen. It also describes a detachable keyboard for Surface devices that, when attached, provides a narrow space that charges the Surface Pen too.
Computing

Latest Windows Insider update brings some big changes to Sticky Notes, Ink

Microsoft has rolled out its latest Windows 10 Preview build for Insiders in the Fast Ring, bringing with it a host of bug fixes, some new features, and a slightly delayed update to language packs.