Microsoft Surface Duo foldable dual-screen Android phone goes on pre-order in the US starting at $1399

Microsoft showcased Surface Duo dual-screen Android phone back in October last year and said that it will go on sale for the Holidays of 2020. Today the company has started taking pre-orders for it in the US and also revealed the complete specifications. It features a 5.6-inch PixelSense AMOLED that opens up to create one expansive 8.1-inch PixelSense screen and features a Dynamic 360-degree hinge that allows you to use each screen individually or together, across a variety of modes. Continue reading “Microsoft Surface Duo foldable dual-screen Android phone goes on pre-order in the US starting at $1399”

Microsoft’s xCloud game streaming service will not come to iOS: Here’s why

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There have been instances of developers complaining about Apple’s restrictive policies for its App Store, and now, Microsoft has announced that its game streaming service, xCloud, will not be coming to the iOS or iPadOS platform after the beta Testflight period ends.

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Microsoft reportedly interested in acquiring India and Europe operations of TikTok

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Just earlier this week, we reported that Microsoft was in talks with ByteDance to acquire TikTok’s operations in the United States, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand. Now, Microsoft is looking to expanding its acquisition to TikTok’s operations in India and Europe too, according to a new report.

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Microsoft in talks with ByteDance to purchase TikTok

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In recent news, TikTok has been coming under fire by many governments across the world for it alleged data collection practices. As the US government is reportedly looking into banning the app, Microsoft has revealed that they are in preliminary talks to acquire the TikTok service from ByteDance by September 15, 2020 and shift its operations to the US.

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Microsoft launches Family Security app with tools to control your kid’s online activities

Microsoft has released a new app called the Family Security app that provides parents tools to control and protect their kid’s online safety and activities. With it, parents can receive weekly activity reports, limit their kid’s device screen time, set web filters, enable location sharing and more.

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Microsoft reveals Xbox Series X game lineup including 22 exclusives

Microsoft held their Xbox Games Showcase yesterday where they revealed a bunch of new games that are slated to release for their Xbox Series X console. These include 10 world premieres, 22 Xbox exclusive titles, like the Halo Infinite, Fable, etc. from 9 Xbox Game Studios and several of their partners.

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Microsoft Xbox One X and Xbox One S digital edition production discontinued

The official launch event for Microsoft’s next gen console, the Xbox Series X, is only a few months away and as expected, Microsoft has officially stopped production of the Xbox One X and Xbox One S All-Digital Edition consoles. The only current generation console that is still being manufactured is the regular Xbox One S.

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Microsoft Teams adds support for Groups, list and document sharing, location sharing and more

Microsoft Teams is a software used by people in the professional workplace to stay connected and in sync. Now Microsoft is rolling out features to the Android and iOS mobile apps, extending Teams’ functionality into the personal space with support for Groups, the ability to share lists, locations sharing and also added a password and login manager.

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Microsoft offers free six-month trials of Microsoft Teams and Windows Virtual Desktop to SMBs in India

As the COVID-19 lockdown restrictions have begun to be lifted, Small to Medium Businesses (SMBs) have finally started reopening across India. With the belief that now is the time to recover and rebuild for the future by transforming the productivity of every organisation and every person,  Microsoft is offering SMBs in India free trials of Microsoft Teams and Windows Virtual Desktop for 6 months.

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Xbox Series X will add HDR, up to 120fps support to some older games

Microsoft already revealed the specifications of its upcoming Series X and recently it teased  13 new titles that are optimized for the console with 4K 120 fps support. Now the company has revealed support for backward game compatibility for the console. It said that the series X will double the fps count from 30 fps to 60 fps or 60 fps to 120 fps in select titles.

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Microsoft starts rolling out Windows 10 May 2020 update with Notepad improvements, Cortana updates, and more

Microsoft has started rolling out the Windows 10 May 2020 update and comes with a lot of improvements over the previous update. It is available to download for all compatible Windows 10 devices and it carries the version 2004. Continue reading “Microsoft starts rolling out Windows 10 May 2020 update with Notepad improvements, Cortana updates, and more”

Microsoft Surface Hub 2S launched in India for Rs. 11,89,999

Microsoft introduced the Surface Hub 2 back in 2018 and then later announced an updated Surface Hub 2S was coming in 2019, as an all-in-one digital whiteboard device for business environments. Now, they finally launched the Surface Hub 2S in India, along with its complementary Steelcase Roam mobile stand.

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Microsoft reveals 13 new game titles optimised for the Xbox Series X

Microsoft went live yesterday on YouTube, Mixer and Twitch to reveal 13 new titles that will be released for the Xbox Series X. With the pandemic also causing nearly every conference to be postponed, Microsoft is planning to build hype for their upcoming Xbox Series X console via many live streams until its launch date.

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Microsoft Surface Headphones 2 announced, Surface Earbuds to roll out from next week

Microsoft has finally launched its much delayed Surface Earbuds and also released an updated Surface Headphones 2. Both products feature Microsoft’s Swift Pair to quickly connect to Windows PCs and also feature integrations with Office Suite applications.

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