The Xbox One S isn't even shipping until the end of August, but it's never too early to start planning. And those upgrading from the original Xbox One to the new console will want to know how to get a free USB adapter that will let them use their current Kinect Sensor.
It looks like Windows 10 is going to get even smarter when it comes to app installs: Large apps and games installed from the Store will soon prompt you to choose an install location.
On Monday, Apple announced iOS 10 and released the first beta version of its next mobile OS. I'm not brave enough to install iOS 10 Beta 1 on my daily-use iPhone, but I did install it on my iPad mini 3. Here's what I've seen so far.
Tech tidbits from around the web: Microsoft delivers Starbucks add-in for Outlook, Sony PlayStation VR launch set for October 13, Rhapsody rebrands itself as Napster, Nintendo belatedly offers new Zelda, more.
Google announced the 4th Developer Preview release of Android N today and revealed that the final version of the mobile OS will roll out to consumers "later this summer." Additionally, the final Android N APIs are available to developers today.
There's going to be a lot of navel-gazing over the coming weeks as Xbox fans wonder whether they should get the new Xbox One S. Honestly, it's not a hard question. Of course you should.
In this episode of What the Tech, Andrew Zarian and I discuss Apple WWDC announcements---macOS Sierra, iOS 10, and new versions of watchOS and tvOS---and why Apple should have also announced new hardware, plus Microsoft's E3 announcements about the Xbox One S, Project Scorpio, and new Xbox Live services.
Microsoft has long pushed a "better together" strategy where its users see big benefits from using two or more of its products and services together. This week's initial release of the Office Online extension for Microsoft Edge offers such a tie-up.
Microsoft has released Windows 10 Insider Preview build 14366 for PCs and Windows 10 Mobile Insider Preview build 14364 to Insiders on the Fast ring. The PC build is available immediately, but the Mobile build will be pushed out this evening.
It's Patch Tuesday, so the shipping, non-Insider versions of Windows 10 for PCs and Windows 10 Mobile were both updated to build 10586.420. Neither sports any major new features, of course, but both include some improvements.
As you should expect at any E3, Microsoft has announced many new games this week, and it is of course describing its 2016 lineup as its best-ever. But here's a quick peek at the games that matter most .. to me.
Microsoft is cutting the price of the Xbox One by $20 to $279 to help differentiate the original console from the new One S.
Microsoft is owning E3 this week, but lost in all the understandable hoopla around the new Xbox One consoles is a set of coming improvements to Xbox Live that are in many ways just as important. Here's a quick rundown.
A few weeks ago, I lamented the lack of mainstream Windows Hello-compatible hardware peripherals. But that doesn't mean there aren't any out there, and if you don't mind going with an off-brand, you can inexpensive and easily add Windows Hello capabilities to your PC.
On Monday, Apple unveiled the next releases of each of its four major personal computing platforms---iOS, macOS, tvOS, and watchOS---and unveiled a free app called Swift Playgrounds for the iPad.
While Microsoft's new console announcements garnered the biggest headlines today, let's not overlook Xbox Design Lab, which lets you customize your own Xbox Wireless Controller. It looks awesome.
As expected, Microsoft announced two new consoles today, the cost-reduced Xbox One S and, more dramatically, the next-generation Xbox "Project Scorpio," which won't ship until late 2017. Here's a quick peek at what we know now.
At E3 today, Microsoft pulled back the curtains on its next generation Xbox, currently called project Scorpio, that supports 4k gaming and VR.
This morning at its E3 press conference, Microsoft announced the Xbox One S, a smaller, sleeker and more versatile version of its flagship video game console. Let's take a closer look.
Microsoft has announced Xbox Play Anywhere, buy a game once and play on both Xbox and PC.
As expected, Microsoft has announced a new, smaller, Xbox One console that they are calling the S. The announcement was made at the company’s E3 keynote being held in Los Angeles.
Microsoft's Xbox app is now available on Android and iOS. It replaces the Xbox SmartGlass apps that Microsoft previously provided on those platforms, and it looks and works exactly like its Windows 10 cousins.
Microsoft announced this morning that it will purchase the LinkedIn social network for $26.2 billion in a move that allegedly aligns with the software giant's productivity focus. But Microsoft is proving that for all the changes at the company, it is not learning the lessons of the past.
A smaller Xbox One, called the Xbox One S has leaked ahead of Microsoft's E3 conference scheduled for tomorrow.
A little over a week ago, I wrote about the components I had ordered for my son's gaming PC. Since then, the parts have all arrived, and my son and I successfully built the PC last week.
Tech tidbits from around the web: Cyanogen 13.1 adds Microsoft features to OnePlus One phones, NFC Tap to Pay is coming to Windows 10 Mobile, Motorola is apparently keeping the Moto X available for sale, much more.
Here are some tidbits from around the web: Sony confirms it is working on the PS4.5, nothing related to video games is "Microsoft's most ambitious bet," no Halo 5 for the PC, much more.