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Microsoft has rebranded Bing to ‘Microsoft Bing’

This week, Microsoft has announced that Bing is being rebranded to sit under the Microsoft name, with a new name of Microsoft Bing. The company has said that this change is part of “the continued integration of our search experiences across the Microsoft family.” Microsoft Bing has a new logo, new look home page and the Microsoft logo is now more present too. Source: Microsoft

Apple TV app reported to be available on Xbox soon

Apple has been expanding where the Apple TV app is available over the past year, ever since Apple TV+ debuted. At the moment, the app is available on iOS, iPadOS, macOS, tvOS, the web via tv.apple.com as well as smart TVs, Roku boxes, Amazon Fire TV and much, much more. The app does work in a different way on iOS, iPadOS and tvOS than it does anywhere else and to […]

Initial reviews of the Xbox Series X drop from major publications

This week, a few major publications were given early access to the new Xbox Series X which is due to be available this November, starting at $499 in the US and £449.99 in the UK. Out of most of the reviews, one opening quote from Engadget’s review was good news, simply: “The Xbox Series X is zippy.” From what I can gather, Tom Warren from The Verge has had early access to the Series […]

Microsoft will be launching a non-subscription based Office next year

Microsoft has long been offering Office only via a subscription to Office 365, which is billed monthly or yearly. In the past, Microsoft used to offer Office as a one off fee and then users could upgrade when they feel best or things stop working. Also with nearly everything moving to subscriptions, there is such a thing as ‘subscription fatigue’ and Microsoft has acknowledged this. In a recent blog post, […]

Xbox Series S and Series X pre-orders went live today

Today is a big day for Xbox fans as the new generation of Xbox consoles, the Series S and the Series X both went up for pre-order here in the UK as well as in the rest of the world. Pre-orders in the UK started at 8am BST this morning and the time to start is staggered across the world, 8am PT, 8am AEST and 8am NZST. Series X We […]

New Windows 10 update might exceed some users data limits

When Windows 10 originally in July 2015, users on Windows 7 and Windows could get the update for free, which was generous on Microsoft’s part but the update was programmed to automatically download automatically, sending a lot of users hurtling over their broadband data caps. Microsoft naturally received a lot of complaints and now with the latest big update for Windows 10 around the corner, the company has said that the […]

Microsoft launching 10 cents deals, only on Windows 10

Even though the adoption rate is slowing, Windows 10 is still growing but Microsoft is always finding ways to advertise and to have compelling reasons to upgrade. One way is the latest promotions that are now available on the Windows Store, right now until November 29th, more than 1,000 songs, apps, games, songs and movies have been discounted down to just 10 cents. Games such as Angry Birds Star Wars, […]

New Music app in Windows 10 feels like Spotify

Windows 10 is just around the corner, with a release set for this summer but a lot of the operating system is still being worked on. The Insider Preview offers eager users to get early access to the beta and the new Music Preview is available in the Preview. Music Preview also uses Microsoft’s “Universal Apps” strategy. Universal Apps such as Mail, Music, News and Calendar on the PC share […]

May ‪Xbox‬ One update previewed

News from Alex and Ed Gaming Another month, another Xbox One update. As we approach the end of April, Microsoft have previewed the next version of the Xbox One software. The main feature of the next version is about SmartGlass which means that users will be able to turn on and off their console from a PC, Windows Phone and Android. In addition the Xbox One now supports Miracast screen […]

The Microsoft Band is now available in the UK

Microsoft’s first smart band has been available in the US for a while now, but now it is launching in the UK. The new device is more fitness and health orientated than other devices as it features a lot more sensors than the Apple Watch. The band has a few basic features such as message notifications and health statistics. As of yet only one retailer has payment functions at Starbucks […]