Microsoft teases the arrival of its first Lumia phone on November 11 in new video (Updated)

Microsoft will reveal the first Lumia phone to wear its own name instead of Nokia's, at an event held on November 11. The phone is a mystery for now, but a teaser video gives us a hint of what's to come.

Microsoft goes all-in for mobile with free iOS and Android apps

Microsoft updated its iOS apps to include document creation and editing for free. Improved Office apps for Android are also in the works. The new layout and features make Office truly mobile-friendly for the first time.

This clever headset creates 3D sound maps for the blind, but isn’t as cute as a guide dog

Microsoft has been working with a UK charity and several other companies on a project called Cities Unlocked, developing a clever headset which creates 3D sound maps to help blind and partially sighted people navigate around their…

Dropbox partners with Microsoft for closer integration with its cloud Office apps

Dropbox and Microsoft have announced a partnership that means users of Word, Excel, and PowerPoint on the iPad, iPhone and Android devices will soon be able to connect to their Dropbox accounts from within those apps.

Retro viking action and serious demolition are the latest freebies in Xbox Games With Gold

The November crop of free Games with Gold are now available to Xbox Live Gold subscribers, including Volgarr the Viking, Viva Piñata: Trouble in Paradise, and Red Faction: Guerrilla.

Microsoft launches a sign up page for its upcoming Skype Translator tool

Microsoft just opened a sign up page for its upcoming Skype Translator tool. Learn more here.

Samsung no longer wants to pay Microsoft royalties, blames Nokia deal

According to a court filing, Samsung no longer wishes to pay royalties to Microsoft. According to Samsung, the problem lies in Microsoft's purchase of Nokia, which makes Microsoft a direct hardware competitor.

Microsoft updates Outlook for Mac — but you’ll have to wait for the rest of Office

It's been a while in coming, but Microsoft has pushed out a new, improved version of Outlook for Mac for Office 365 subscribers. The other apps in Office for Mac won't be updated until 2015.

Microsoft Band fitness wearable leaks on Mac App Store

Perhaps ideal for anyone that's interested in tracking fitness goals, the Microsoft Band is a new fitness tracker from the Redmond-based company that looks somewhat similar to Samsung's Gear Fit.

Ready for a new Office experience? Microsoft is, with a tentative release set for late 2015

Microsoft's next version of Office, likely dubbed Microsoft Office 2016, could debut in the second half of 2015 with a few updates and aesthetic tweaks. Learn more here.

Learn to survive your own awesomepocalypse in our Sunset Overdrive getting started guide

Here's a handy guide to help you learn the basic controls and some early game strategies for Insomniac Games' stellar Xbox One-exclusive open world adventure, Sunset Overdrive.

We’re streaming Halo: The Master Chief Collection RIGHT NOW [It’s over]

Tune in to the Digital Trends Twitch channel at 3pm EST/12pm PST on October 29, 2014 for an early look at the campaign content and menu interface in Halo: The Master Chief Collection.