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Alexa Gets Skype

Who’d have thought Microsoft and Amazon would become two new best friends. But that is just what has happened, as both companies have collaborated to officially bring Skype to Alexa devices. This integration allows for not just

Microsoft Wants Your Help To Improve Notepad

Windows apps have been a mixed bag recently when it comes to updates and development attention. Particularly, ones like Notepad, WordPad and the original Paint. That should come as no surprise, considering the fact that the software

Whoa! A Windows 10 Mobile Phone Appears In The Wild

Or should we say, reappears. Call it a pleasant surprise if you must, but a Windows 10 Mobile phone is back in production. The handset in question is the, now familiar, Wileyfox Pro. This was, if you

Adobe Creative Cloud Drops Windows 7 Support

One of the most popular software developers around has confirmed that it is dropping Windows 7 support for its Adobe Creative Cloud line of design applications. In fact, the suite of apps will actually drop support for

Surface Laptop 2 Incoming, In Black

Looks like we finally have some movement on the Surface Laptop 2 front. Word is that Microsoft will take the wrap off this next generation device next month at a company event. Which we know takes place

Features Removed In Windows 10 Version 1809

It’s that time of the year again. A melancholy, depressing time. One where Microsoft announces the features that are being removed or deprecated in the next version of Windows 10. This time around, the version in question

Play The Forza Horizon 4 Demo Now

What better way to charge up over the weekend than playing Forza Horizon 4? One of the biggest games of the year has gone gold. And Microsoft has a demo to prove it. Forza Horizon 4, the

Microsoft May Reorganize Windows Team Soon

That is, after the release of the Redstone 5 update. There are some whispers that the software titan is gearing up for a reorganization of the Windows team, to better align it with future strategy. This is

Microsoft Warning Users Against Chrome, Firefox

Be warned. Microsoft sure likes to court controversy when it can, as this latest episode shows. The company has been caught dissuading users from installing rival browsers. Like Chrome and Firefox, and more. Now, admittedly, Microsoft Edge

Fluent Design Appears On The Sign-In Screen

Good, bad, ugly? You tell. Microsoft, in its steady effort to bring the Fluent Design system to all parts of Windows 10, has brought the design to one of the more used areas of the operating system.