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Microsoft reportedly cans first HoloLens revision, new version expected in 2019

Microsoft reportedly cans first HoloLens revision, new version expected in 2019 In February 2016, Microsoft opened pre-orders on the development edition of its HoloLens headset.Since then, it’s been expected that the company would release a more refined second edition — but now there’s reason to believe that Microsoft is thinking even further forward when it comes to its first major revision of the hardware.

Halo Wars 2: The Review

Halo Wars 2: The  Review The nice thing about Halo Wars 2 is that it works.Let’s start with Halo Wars 2's centrepiece story mode which is, for the most part, a bore.

Halo Wars 2 Ranked Multiplayer Not Available at Launch

Halo Wars 2 Ranked Multiplayer Not Available at Launch There are high hopes that Halo Wars 2 will offer enough depth to foster a competitive scene, but it’s been confirmed the game’s ranked online multiplayer won’t be ready for launch.” It’s argued that unranked multiplayer will make for a more inviting experience in the early days of Halo Wars 2.

Forza Motorsport 6 Content Update Arrives Today, Improvements For eSports & Forza RC

Forza Motorsport 6 Content Update Arrives Today, Improvements For eSports & Forza RC This update is designed to enhance the multiplayer and spectating experiences in Forza Motorsport 6, for eSports and more specifically the second season of the Forza Racing Championship (ForzaRC).When in a private online lobby, the host can manually set the grid order for a race.

​Microsoft AgTech Hackathon info night mes to Palmerston North

​Microsoft AgTech Hackathon info night mes to Palmerston North Principal researcher at Microsoft Research Ranveer Chandra will head the discussion, talking about what Microsoft has discovered and what the company sees the future holding.At Microsoft, Chandra is leading an Incubation on IoT Applications.

Microsoft launches Skype Lite for India that works on slow internet and supports Aadhaar

Microsoft launches Skype Lite for India that works on slow internet and supports Aadhaar Microsoft has just found the perfect Skype app for the Indian market.At an event in Mumbai today, Satya Nadella announced Skype Lite, a 13MB app that works even on slower networks and on lower-end phones with limited storage and processing power.

Satya Nadella announces the 'first coming together of Microsoft and LinkedIn' project

Satya Nadella announces the 'first coming together of Microsoft and LinkedIn' project Speaking at Microsoft's 'Future Decoded' event in Mumbai on Wednesday, Nadella said that Project Sangam "is actually the first coming together of Microsoft and LinkedIn" — the professional networking site which it acquired in a $26.The service has LinkedIn Lite integrated in it and is designed to work on slow and metered internet connections, something common in India.

Free Xbox Games With Gold For March 2017 Includes Evolve, Borderlands 2

Free Xbox Games With Gold For March 2017 Includes Evolve, Borderlands 2 Microsoft has just announced the next lineup of free games that will be available to download as soon as next week.For Xbox One owners, the month will kick off with Layers of Fear, a psychological gothic horror game that was well-received by critics.

The Next Halo Will Have Split Screen Mode

The Next Halo Will Have Split Screen Mode A common criticism levied at Halo 5: Guardians was 343’s controversial decision to remove split-screen from the game.As reported by GameSpot, Ross made this announcement when discussing what Microsoft learned about working on the Halo franchise without Bungie at the reigns.

Tech companies blast Trump for transgender rights reversal

Tech companies blast Trump for transgender rights reversal Silicon Valley and the administration of President Donald Trump have played a kind of "will they won't they" game since the new president took office in the middle of last month.Some have openly courted a relationship with Trump, such as Peter Thiel, a cofounder of surveillance-happy Palantir and of PayPal.

Sunset Overdrive Sequel Would Depend on Microsoft

Sunset Overdrive Sequel Would Depend on Microsoft Though the zippy open-world shooter title Sunset Overdrive gained quite a following upon its release in 2014, the series has remained at a standstill.According to Price, the Sunset Overdrive series and Insomniac Games as a whole are under the direction of its publisher, Microsoft Studios.

The 12 Best Games For The Xbox One

The 12 Best Games For The Xbox One These days there are more good Xbox One games than ever, with new contenders arriving all the time.We will, of course, continue to update the list regularly as more games are released for the Xbox One.

Microsoft bolsters global fight against cybercrime with new facility in Mexico

Microsoft bolsters global fight against cybercrime with new facility in Mexico Not all heroes wear capes — in fact, some of them wear glasses and sit on the IT team at Microsoft.On Friday, the technology company announced the launch of a new Cybersecurity Engagement Center in Mexico as part of its global initiative to bolster IT security.

Microsoft Surface Pro 5: The rumors are mounting, but details remain scarce

Microsoft Surface Pro 5: The rumors are mounting, but details remain scarce Many people expected Microsoft to introduce the Surface Pro 5 successor in October.A recent report allegedly identified Taiwanese company Pegatron Technology as one of the manufacturers of the Surface Pro 5, with a first quarter release estimate.

HP embraces 'lapability' with new Pro x2 detachable PC

HP embraces 'lapability' with new Pro x2 detachable PC In general, Microsoft's designs for the Surface Pro 3 and 4 have been the range's apex, and most partners have offered only pale imitations.The new HP Pro x2 612 G2, which HP unveiled on Sunday at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, takes that Surface Pro design language and deftly adjusts it for the millennial business set.

55 Million People Play Minecraft Every Month

55 Million People Play Minecraft Every Month Even well after its public release date in 2011, Minecraft continues to have its success grow, as Microsoft made an official announcement to declare that the sandbox video game from Mojang has monthly count of about 55 million unique players.Not to mention, the title’s sales have resulted in upwards of 121 million copies being sold cumulatively.

Microsoft is adding a controversial new feature to Windows 10

Microsoft is adding a controversial new feature to Windows 10 Microsoft is currently testing an update to Windows 10 that will prevent you from installing apps from outside the Windows Store, MSPowerUser reports.The feature is similar to a feature on Macs, which by default prevents users from installing apps from "unidentified developers".

Windows 10 Creators Update Bug Bash created a ton of work for Microsoft

Windows 10 Creators Update Bug Bash created a ton of work for Microsoft Ever so often, Microsoft kicks things up a notch with a Bug Bash, an event aimed at finding particularly pernicious bugs and evaluating specific functionality.The next major Windows 10 update is known as Creators Update and it is expected to arrive in April.

Bill Gates' latest Reddit AMA is unintentionally hilarious

Bill Gates' latest Reddit AMA is unintentionally hilarious Bill Gates did his fifth Reddit AMA on Monday—and it was surprisingly revealing, assuming you care much about how the Microsoft cofounder feels about hot dogs.To promote the AMA, Gates tweeted an SNL-style David S.

Microsoft Unveils $10 Monthly Gaming Subscription Service For Xbox One

Microsoft Unveils $10 Monthly Gaming Subscription Service For Xbox One Coming this spring to the Xbox One, the Xbox Game Pass will give console owners access to over 100 Xbox One and backwards compatible games for $9.The Xbox Game Pass is not a streaming service, like PlayStation Now, but a game download subscription along the lines of EA Access.