Microsoft unveils IoT-ready Windows Collaborative Displays

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/06/06/microsoft-windows-collaborative-displays/ In a keynote address at Computex 2018, Microsoft introduced a completely new hardware platform: Windows Collaboration Displays. Designed for use in offices and meeting rooms, the displays are touch-sensitive … Read more

Would this foldable Surface Phone running Windows 10 make you switch from Android or iPhone?

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/06/04/would-this-foldable-surface-phone-running-windows-10-make-you-switch-from-android-or-iphone/ Windows 10 Mobile might be all but dead and buried, but there have been rumors of a new Surface Phone for a while now. The phone, should it exist, … Read more

Microsoft officially announces agreement to acquire GitHub in $7.5 billion deal

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/06/04/microsoft-acquires-github/ Following months of talks and rumors, Microsoft has finally officially revealed that it has agreed to acquire GitHub. The agreement sees the company acquiring the code repository for $7.5 … Read more

Microsoft updates parental controls and allows for location tracking through Android Launcher

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/06/01/microsoft-launcher-location-tracking-parental-control-msn-kids/ Ever keen to bolster its family-friendly image, Microsoft has revealed a number of updates to parental control options across a range of apps, services and devices. The company says … Read more

Microsoft releases Windows 10 Redstone 5 Build 17682 to the Fast ring

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/05/31/microsoft-releases-windows-10-redstone-5-build-17682-to-the-fast-ring/ Microsoft seems — finally — to have got the hang of its six monthly update schedule for Windows 10. Not only has it pushed out the April 2018 Update … Read more

Windows 10 April 2018 Update rolling out at an impressive rate

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/05/30/windows-10-april-2018-update-rolling-out-at-an-impressive-rate/ Microsoft rolls out feature updates for Windows 10 twice a year, often at quite glacial speeds. The Creators Update, released last Spring, was particularly slow and problematic. By the … Read more

Microsoft releases Windows 10 Redstone 5 Build 17677 to the Fast ring

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/05/24/microsoft-releases-windows-10-redstone-5-build-17677-to-the-fast-ring/ Microsoft has been rolling out new Windows 10 RS5 builds on a weekly basis, but it looked as if we weren’t going to get one this week due to … Read more

Microsoft temporarily disables the Windows 10 April 2018 Update on PCs running Avast antivirus

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/05/24/avast-problems-windows-10-april-2018-update/ New Windows 10 feature updates get tested thoroughly both internally at Microsoft and by Windows Insiders. However, with so many PC variations and third-party programs, it’s all but impossible … Read more

9 of the Best Free Alternatives to Microsoft Visio

Full Article : Make Tech Easier – http://feeds.maketecheasier.com/~r/MakeTechEasier/~3/4co9kvhSh20/ Microsoft Visio is a powerful piece of software, allowing IT professionals, business people, engineers, and others working in highly technical fields to map out and display complex … Read more

Microsoft unveils SharePoint spaces to help anyone create mixed reality experiences

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/05/21/microsoft-sharepoint-spaces/ At its SharePoint Virtual Summit, Microsoft today unveiled SharePoint spaces, a way to bring SharePoint into virtual reality and mixed reality environments. Microsoft says that SharePoint spaces adds a … Read more

Microsoft acquires AI startup Semantic Machines to help boost Cortana

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/05/21/microsoft-acquires-semantic-machines/ Microsoft has announced plans to acquire Semantic Machines, a startup based in Berkley, California, that specializes in conversational artificial intelligence. The acquisition makes a great deal of sense because … Read more

Microsoft releases Windows 10 Redstone 5 Build 17672 to the Fast ring

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/05/16/microsoft-releases-windows-10-redstone-5-build-17672-to-the-fast-ring/ Last week saw the release of Windows 10 RS5 Build 17666 to Insiders on the Fast and Skip Ahead rings. It was a very impressive build, with a number … Read more

Microsoft blocks the rollout of Windows 10 April 2018 Update to computers with problematic Intel SSDs

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/05/16/windows-10-april-update-intel-ssd/ If you have an Intel SSD installed, there’s a chance that you won’t be able to upgrade to Windows 10 April 2018 Update for the time being. Computers with … Read more

Microsoft announces Surface Hub 2 — but you won’t be able to buy it anytime soon

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/05/15/microsoft-surface-hub-2/ Microsoft’s original Surface Hub was plagued with manufacturing problems and delays. The giant wall-mounted Surface, aimed at businesses, was first announced in 2015, with an estimated shipping date of … Read more