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Microsoft introduces new Xbox Wireless Headset

This week Microsoft has introduced a new wireless gaming headset for the Xbox but it’ll also work with PC too. It comes in at £89 / $100 and has support for spatial audio and Dolby Atmos. Microsoft has said that the new headset works seamlessly with the Xbox Wireless protocol, ensuring very low audio lag and no voice issues. The headset has a new dual beamforming microphone which can manage […]

Microsoft is launching the Surface Duo in the UK and Europe next week

Microsoft announced the Surface Duo back in 2019 and it took until September 2020 for the device to launch in the US, which it did with prices now at $999 but Microsoft is now bringing the foldable device to other countries for the first time, starting with Canada, the UK and parts of Europe next week. ]Starting on 18th February the Surface Duo will go on sale in the UK, France, Germany, and […]

Microsoft will be uninstalling the old version of Edge from Windows 10 in April

Microsoft launched the replacement for Internet Explorer, with Edge back in 2015 when Windows 10 was launched and the browser runs on EdgeHTML, which is Microsoft’s own rendering engine for the browser. However for a while now, Microsoft has been working on a Chromium based version of Microsoft Edge which will be replacing the old one and is already available to use. Microsoft will be straight up removing the old […]

Xbox One now handles YouTube HDR videos

On the last gen Xbox One S and One X, YouTube in HDR is now supported, this also adds support for the new Xbox models, if you have managed to snag one. This isn’t the first time any HDR content has been supported on the Xbox One, for a long time Netflix and Prime Video have supported. YouTube in HDR on Xbox is something that has been talked about by […]

This new Microsoft ad mocks the MacBook Pro touch bar

Back in the 2000s, Apple had a series of very famous adverts pitting the Mac against the PC and those adverts lasted a few years and Apple didn’t really do any of those adverts again, but in the mid 2010s Microsoft started the conflict again when it launched the new Surface line, comparing iPads and MacBooks to its 2-in-1 touchscreen PC and the latest advert aired over the weekend, during […]

Microsoft Edge for Macs powered by M1 is now in beta

Apple’s new M1 based Macs haven’t been out that long, the new MacBook Air, Mac mini and MacBook Pro (with two ports) were only launched in November and within a few days, Google launched Chrome designed for the new architecture and a lot of apps were updated and you can already run Parallels on the new M1 machines too. In the last few days, Microsoft has released its version of […]

OneDrive and Teams will soon support 250GB file uploads

Soon, Microsoft will start allowing much larger uploads of files to OneDrive, SharePoint and Teams from the current limit of 100GB files to 250GB files, this will no doubt help those people working from home video editing for example in huge formats, such as 4K and 8K, with the latter getting popular lately. Those companies could be using OneDrive for company wide storage and hence the need for more storage […]

Windows 7 is still running on 100 million PCs

Despite being over 11 years old this year, Windows 7 is still running on 100 million PCs around the world. Almost a year ago, support for Windows 7 ended and since then the German government had to pay Microsoft for extended support as it failed to plan ahead and move to Windows 10. And in February 2020, it was revealed that the NHS still had a lot of PCs running […]

Microsoft launches a range of ‘ugly’ Christmas jumpers for charity

Last week, Microsoft launched a small range of Windows themed jumpers (or sweaters in the US) with one being Windows 95 themed, the other Windows XP and a Microsoft Paint one too, all three are a bit hard to find on the Xbox Gear Store unless you search for them, but we’ll have links at the bottom of the post. Microsoft started this a few years ago, when it sent […]

Microsoft has added CarPlay support to Teams

Today, Microsoft has updated its video conferencing app, Teams to now support Apple CarPlay, as well as a few other improvements. The CarPlay addition will allow drivers to make and take calls on Teams, while in the car which is useful for people always on the road needing to talk to people at the office in a group call style. Microsoft has also added support for the way the app […]