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Windows 10 to launch this summer for PC

Windows 10 to launch this summer for PC

Even with the Build conference last week, we still don’t have an official release date for the new operating system. But Joe Belfiore, the vice president of operating systems at Microsoft has said that Windows 10 will be launching a bit later on phone and Xbox with PC being the main focus for the company. Windows 10 has been in “development” stage since September and Insiders have been testing it. […]

New ‪‎Windows‬ 10 build launches, bringing new Mail and Calendar apps

New ‪‎Windows‬ 10 build launches, bringing new Mail and Calendar apps

Microsoft’s quick cycle for Windows 10 releases brings another release for the upcoming operating system. Build 10061 brings the new Mail and Calendar apps. Users who are on the release program and in the fast release cycle can now access the new releases, but the fast ring might have more issues and bugs. The new Windows 10 build 10061 is only available for users who are on the fast ring. […]

May ‪Xbox‬ One update previewed

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

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 […]

Windows 10 Store beta now is now functional

Windows 10 Store beta now is now functional

For the last few versions of the Windows 10 Technical Preview a dark grey ‘beta’ version of the App Store has always been available, but non accessible. Now Microsoft have made the new store available for anyone on the latest version. The plan behind it is to have one store for everything that runs Windows 10 – so desktops, laptops, Xbox One, IoT and smartphones. Two new apps were previewed last […]

April Xbox One update released

April Xbox One update released

News from Alex and Ed Gaming It’s that time again when a new update for the Xbox One comes out and this month is no different as the April update has landed. For starters the dashboard has a new “What’s On” tab which allows users to look at the latest videos on YouTube and Xbox Video, what games are being played, live Twitch broadcasts and what TV shows are trending […]

New ‪Surface‬ 3 launches for $499

New ‪Surface‬ 3 launches for $499

Today, Microsoft has announced the the Surface 3, which comes with Windows 8.1. The Surface 3 is a separate product to the Surface Pro 3. Despite having similar names the new Surface 3 has a less powerful processor and smaller screen. The Surface 3 has a quad-core Intel Atom chip, whereas the Pro 3 has the i3, i5 and i7 processors on offer. The base model comes with 64GB of […]

Windows 10 release set for the summer

Windows 10 release set for the summer

Microsoft’s upcoming Windows 10 OS is currently in the technical preview stage and for the people testing, it feels nearly finished. But for a lot of people, they can’t wait to get their hands on it and now we know when the public and final build will arrive. At the Windows Hardware Engineering Community (WinHEC), Microsoft took the opportunity to announce that the final version for the public of Windows 10 […]

‪‎Windows‬ 10 will be able to use peer-to-peer networks for updates

‪‎Windows‬ 10 will be able to use peer-to-peer networks for updates

Microsoft is seeming to be learning from some of Apple’s mistakes, as whenever a new OS X or iOS update is announced the servers seem to crash and then subsequently take ages to download anything. Now, Microsoft is adding a new feature to the upcoming Windows 10 which will allow it to use local and networked PCs to grab the update from a PC. Using peer-to-peer networking, users will not […]

Windows 10 – all you need to know

Windows 10 – all you need to know

Windows 10 is Microsoft’s next step in the life of the operating system. It focuses on gaming, the return of the start menu, Cortana on the desktop and more The low down Windows 10 was first debuted back in September of last year, but it focused on the business side and it was more of a preview than anything else. This week, Microsoft was focusing more on the consumer, sending […]