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  1. Microsoft launches beta for Edge for Mobile for iOS and Android

    Myce.com - Technology 10.07 / 22:33 myce.com
    Microsoft has released a beta version of its Edge browser for iOS and Android devices. The browser can't be used on Windows Phone, Microsoft today announced on its company blog. The post Microsoft launches beta for Edge for Mobile for iOS and Android appeared first on…
  2. Microsoft’s Albert Penello Says Xbox One X Isn’t a Reaction to PS4 Pro

    "I give them a lot of credit for what they did there." The post Microsoft’s Albert Penello Says Xbox One X Isn’t a Reaction to PS4 Pro appeared first on PlayStation…
  3. The ZED mini could fix Microsoft’s biggest Windows Mixed Reality mistake

    Wmpoweruser.com - Technology 10.07 / 17:44 wmpoweruser.com
    The Windows Mixed Reality name for Microsoft’s VR headset range is confusing to most people, because we naturally expect this to mean a mixture of the real and virtual, like in the HoloLens, whereas WMR headsets are pretty standard VR headsets, except without the external trackers. The strange thing is that each Windows Mixed Reality […] Read More: The ZED mini could fix Microsoft’s biggest Windows Mixed Reality…
  4. Microsoft To Help Expand Rural Broadband in 6 States

    Toptechnews.com - Technology 10.07 / 13:50 toptechnews.com
    In what's being called a blueprint for public-private partnerships, Microsoft is teaming with communities in 6 states to invest in technology and related jobs in rural and smaller metropolitan…
  5. Microsoft’s Windows 10 Browser Now Available for All iPhone Users

    News.softpedia.com - Technology 10.07 / 13:38 news.softpedia.com
    Hell froze over earlier this week when Microsoft announced that it’s bringing Edge to Android and iOS, but while there were only limited seats available at first to try out the browser, everyone with an iPhone can now test the application. The software giant announced that it’s opening the public beta for Edge on iOS, which means that all users, be they insiders or not, can register for the program and try out the browser. Microsoft’s Joe Belfiore made the announcement on Twitter, where i…
  6. Google: Microsoft Making Windows 7 Easy to Hack Due to Full Focus on Windows 10

    News.softpedia.com - Technology 10.07 / 13:38 news.softpedia.com
    It’s no secret that Microsoft is focusing on Windows 10 more than on any other Windows version, but Google has recently criticized this approach, explaining that Redmond actually leaves other users, including those running Windows 7, vulnerable to hackers. In a post detailing how Windows 10 patches can be used to discover vulnerabilities in Windows 7, Google Project Zero researcher Mateusz Jurczyk explains that what Microsoft should do is release patches for all supported versions of the o…
  7. Microsoft opens up Edge iOS beta to everyone

    Wmpoweruser.com - Technology 10.07 / 06:03 wmpoweruser.com
    A day before, Microsoft announced Edge web browser for Android and iOS devices. Due to restrictions in Apple App Store for beta apps, Microsoft limited the Edge iOS beta only to Windows Insiders. Today, Microsoft is removing the restriction allowing anyone to sign-up for Edge iOS beta and give it a try. Sign-up for the […] Read More: Microsoft opens up Edge iOS beta to…
  8. Samsung announces new Windows-based virtual-reality headset at Microsoft event

    O.seattletimes.com - Games 10.07 / 05:15 o.seattletimes.com
    The Korean electronics giant unveiled its Samsung HMD Odyssey at a Microsoft event in San Francisco on…
  9. Microsoft UC - All Teams, all the Time. Sort of.

    Cp.wainhouse.com - Industries 10.07 / 04:27 cp.wainhouse.com
    At Ignite, Microsoft announced that Teams will be replacing Skype for Business as its "go to" app for UCaaS. Bill walks through his take on what was announced - and why he's gravitating towards classifying Teams as an "Integrated Collaboration Portal", or ICP (or is it so he can say "you down with…
  10. Microsoft Has a Hidden Master Chief Inside the Xbox One X

    411mania.com - Games 10.07 / 03:46 411mania.com
    Microsoft hid an image of Master Chief inside of the Xbox One X. The Halo character is seen riding a scorpion on the circuit board. The post Microsoft Has a Hidden Master Chief Inside the Xbox One X appeared first on…
  11. Microsoft to help expand rural broadband in six states

    Columbian.com - WA 10.07 / 01:10 columbian.com
    FARGO, N.D. — Microsoft announced Thursday it is teaming up with communities in six states to invest in technology and related jobs in rural and smaller metropolitan a…
  12. Microsoft patents fingerprint reader integrated directly into keyboard keys

    Wmpoweruser.com - Technology 10.07 / 00:49 wmpoweruser.com
    Despite the movement towards facial recognition, by the likes of Microsoft’s Windows Hello cameras and Apple’s FaceID, fingerprint sensors still offer the most reliable and convenient biometric authentication,  offering not only ease of use but also intentionality ie the user has to take a positive action to unlock their device, vs simply appearing in front […] Read More: Microsoft patents fingerprint reader integrated directly into keyboard …
  13. Microsoft is fixing its broken status options for the new Skype

    Wmpoweruser.com - Technology 10.07 / 00:49 wmpoweruser.com
    Microsoft’s last big update to Skype was received by the world as well as an ant on a picnic table, for many different reasons. One of those reasons was the nature of the changes to Skype’s traditional status feature. Rather than show who was online or active, Skype acted like a text message app in that […] Read More: Microsoft is fixing its broken status options for the new …
  14. Google accuses Microsoft of revealing Windows 7 exploits with Windows 10 patches

    Wmpoweruser.com - Technology 10.07 / 00:49 wmpoweruser.com
    It seems some days you just can’t win.  Microsoft has been diligent about updating Windows 10 with bug fixes and improvements, and now Google’s Project Zero security team has complained this leaves Windows 7 and Windows 8 vulnerable to exploits revealed by the process. The issue is due to Windows 7 and Windows 10 sharing the […] Read More: Google accuses Microsoft of revealing Windows 7 exploits with Windows 10 p…
  15. Google Says Microsoft Is Exposing Windows 7 Users to Security Risks by Not Patching Bugs It Fixes in Windows 10

    Wccftech.com - Technology 10.06 / 20:21 wccftech.com
    Microsoft is not a big fan of Google’s Project Zero, but the latter continues to spot security flaws in the Redmond software maker’s products and strategies. Mateusz Jurczyk, a Project Zero researcher, has now revealed how Microsoft putting Windows 10 as its first priority is neglecting Windows 7 at the risk of compromising user security. Windows […] The post Google Says Microsoft Is Exposing Windows 7 Users to Security Risks by Not Patching Bugs It Fixes in Windows 10 by …
  16. Microsoft To Help Expand Rural Broadband in 6 States

    Toptechnews.com - Technology 10.06 / 20:14 toptechnews.com
    In what's being called a blueprint for public-private partnerships, Microsoft is teaming with communities in 6 states to invest in technology and related jobs in rural and smaller metropolitan…
  17. How Does Microsoft Edge on Mobile Change Things?

    Thurrott.com - Mobile 10.06 / 17:47 thurrott.com
    While I may have solved this problem a bit differently, I do feel that Microsoft is at least bringing Edge to mobile correctly. The post How Does Microsoft Edge on Mobile Change Things? appeared first on…
  18. Microsoft might be preparing a response to ARKit and ARCore on mobile

    Wmpoweruser.com - Technology 10.06 / 17:03 wmpoweruser.com
    Microsoft is currently looking for a Principal SW Engineering Manager for its 3D scanning and augmented reality on mobile devices team, a Microsoft job listing reveals. First spotted by WalkingCat on Twitter, the job listing requires: As Principal SW Engineering Manager, you will lead multiple engineering teams, some specializing in computer vison others in application […] Read More: Microsoft might be preparing a response to ARKit and ARCore on…
  19. 1Password finally has an extension for Microsoft Edge

    Wmpoweruser.com - Technology 10.06 / 17:03 wmpoweruser.com
    Last November, Microsoft announced that AgileBits, the makers of 1Password, will release an official extension for Microsoft Edge in Windows 10. After nearly one year since the initial announcement, the 1Password extension for Microsoft Edge is finally here. AgileBits today released the 1Password extension on the Windows/Microsoft Store, where you can download and install the extension for […] Read More: 1Password finally has an extension for Microsoft E…
  20. Microsoft reaching out in effort to provide broadband to rural communities

    Kxro.com - New York (NY) 10.06 / 16:40 kxro.com
    Microsoft says it will team up with communities in six states, including Washington, in a […] The post Microsoft reaching out in effort to provide broadband to rural communities appeared first on KXRO News…