Microsoft denies a subscription for Windows 10 update
Published in News


It is just a coincidence it has a file "UpgradeSubscription.exe"

Microsoft has had to deny that it is planning to bring in a subscription model after the Windows 10 Anniversary Update.

Microsoft set to replace elderly Band 2
Published in Wearables


Discounted as badly as the British pound

Microsoft is limiting supplies of their Microsoft Band 2 in stores with a possible plan to get rid of stock before an eventual launch of the rumoured Microsoft Band 3.

Microsoft claims it has the Edge on Chrome
Published in Mobiles


Better on your battery


Software giant Microsoft claimed that its new Edge browser has succeeded in beating Google’s Chrome browser in key tests on battery use.

Microsoft tests “anti-bloatware” tool.
Published in News


Cue “it deletes Windows 10” gags

Software king of the world Microsoft is testing a handy tool, which scans your computer for bloatware and allows you to delete it.

Microsoft buys new wand
Published in News
Friday, 17 June 2016 13:57

Microsoft buys new wand


You Know Who wants a spell to make robots talk

Software (You-Know-Who) has just splashed out and bought Wand Labs which makes bots which can talk to muggles.

Microsoft stuffs up update
Published in News
Friday, 17 June 2016 11:25

Microsoft stuffs up update


MS16-072/KB 3163622 patch breaks group policy settings

Software giant Microsoft has admitted that its MS16-072/KB 3163622 patch will cause headaches for system administrators.

Microsoft Xbox One S playable at E3 2016
Published in Games


Refreshed console and controller available in August


At E3 2016 this week in Los Angeles, Microsoft made its new Xbox One S console playable on the show floor for attendees to try out the revised Bluetooth controller before the console officially hits store shelves in August.

China shanghais the smartphone business
Published in Mobiles
Thursday, 16 June 2016 11:10

China shanghais the smartphone business


Goodnight US and Korea

Chinese companies are swamping the top of the pops of smartphone makers and while Samsung and Apple are the main brand leaders, companies based behind the Great Wall take up the rest of the spots.

Microsoft buys Linkedin
Published in News
Tuesday, 14 June 2016 11:40

Microsoft buys Linkedin


Business social networking 

Microsoft has bought the business social notworking site LinkedIn.

Microsoft's next-gen, 6-teraflop Xbox arrives in Q4 2017
Published in Games


“Project Scorpio” will be VR-ready, built by AMD


At the end of next year, Microsoft is expected to announce the sequel to its Xbox One console which originally launched in November 2013, marking just a short four-year lifespan for the company’s eighth-generation video game console.