Microsoft Garage Introduces News Pro for iOS

Microsoft Garage Introduces News Pro for iOS

Today, Microsoft Garage released yet another app for iOS that isn’t available on Windows Phone. This one is called News Pro. The idea is to deliver, you guessed it, news. It’s supposed to deliver news around your work. To be completely honest, I can’t get the app to actually run. First, here’s the description and some screenshots.

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How To Transfer Files from your Windows Phone to your Mac

How To Transfer Files from your Windows Phone to your Mac

I know exactly what you were thinking when you read that headline. “Who the hell has a Windows Phone and doesn’t use a Windows PC?” I’m glad you asked. The answer is probably no one. While just about every Windows Phone owner also owns a Windows PC, there’s a solid chance that they might also have a Mac or that they might be experimenting with Linux. Whatever the problem might be, there’s a real problem…

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Microsoft Lumia 950 and Lumia 950 XL: The Definitive Review

Microsoft Lumia 950 and Lumia 950 XL: The Definitive Review

Welcome to the definitive review of the Microsoft Lumia 950 and the Microsoft Lumia 950 XL. First, a little bit of a backstory. Normally when I receive a new phone to review, it takes about two weeks before I can write a proper review. The Microsoft Lumia 950 and Lumia 950 XL have been on the market for over two months now and I’ve been using them since day one. In the past two months,…

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Microsoft Rolls Out Major Fix for Surface 3 and Surface Pro 3

Microsoft Rolls Out Major Fix for Surface 3 and Surface Pro 3

Today, Microsoft rolled out firmware updates for Surface 3 and Surface Pro 3. I know what you’re thinking. You’re thinking, “Rich, why would a firmware update be a major update?” I’m glad you asked. There’s a problem that I’ve been dealing with for months. After installing Windows 10 on the Surface Pro 3, the display driver seems to crash whenever it feels like it. I’ve had the issue on Windows 8.1 when opening Photoshop or…

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Microsoft Brings Thunder with High End Surface Book and Surface Pro 4

Microsoft Brings Thunder with High End Surface Book and Surface Pro 4

The Surface Book and Surface Pro 4 have suffered their fair share of issues. Weathering that bad news is that the super high end models of the Surface Book and Surface Pro 4 are now available. When I say super high end, I mean it. We’re talking 16 GB of RAM, 1 TB of storage, and a Core i7. If you’re going the Surface Book route, you get a discrete GPU in that package as…

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Here are the Known Issues in Windows 10 for PCs Build 11102

Here are the Known Issues in Windows 10 for PCs Build 11102

Today, Microsoft released a new Windows 10 build to the fast ring, Windows 10 for PCs Insider Preview build 11099. It’s the first Redstone build that we’ve seen that actually has new features. Well, a new feature. This is, in fact, the third Redstone build. Up until now, I’ve been recommending that people not install the new Redstone builds. After all, there’s no new features, so you’re making yourself susceptible to known issues without any…

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Microsoft Releases Windows 10 for PCs Build 11102

Microsoft Releases Windows 10 for PCs Build 11102

Today, Microsoft released another Windows 10 for PCs build to the fast ring. This time, it’s Windows 10 for PCs Insider Preview build 11102. This is the third Redstone build for Windows 10 for PCs. There is still yet to be a mobile Redstone build. Redstone is the next major update to Windows 10. Windows 10 was originally codenamed Threshold and was due to launch in November, 2015. Since OEMs wanted it in time for…

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Microsoft has Set Up a Site for Trading in Surface Power Cords

Microsoft has Set Up a Site for Trading in Surface Power Cords

After an issue with overheating power cords, Microsoft is setting up a voluntary recall program. The site is there now, so grab your new power cord. There are, of course, caveats. Well, for one thing, it’s only Surface Pro devices that are eligible here. Specifically, only Surface Pro, Surface Pro 2, and Surface Pro 3 models that were sold before March 15, 2015. Aside from the Surface RT, Surface 2, and Surface 3 not having…

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Here are the First New Xbox One Features of 2016

Here are the First New Xbox One Features of 2016

If you’re part of the Xbox One Preview Program, you might be questioning the existence of the program by now. Much like Preview for Developers on Windows Phone, you might be wondering if, since Windows 10 is now on Xbox One, have you received all of the previews that you’re going to receive? The answer is a hard “no”. There was no preview update for the Xbox One in December but fear not, there will…

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Check Out the New Dell Venue 8 Pro

Check Out the New Dell Venue 8 Pro

Hey, remember the Dell Venue 8 Pro? It was that Windows 8.1 mini tablet that kind of sucked. It had a terrible touchscreen along with a terrible pen, which was notoriously hard to find. On top of that, Windows 8.1 sucked on mini tablets. To be fair, it’s not much better now. Well, today the Dell Venue 8 Pro 5000 is available, and it’s possible the most expensive 8″ tablet on the market. The obvious…

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