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Windows 10 Users Can Now Stream Netflix In HDR

Finally! Netflix has just announced that Windows 10 users now have the ability to stream the service in high dynamic range, and this news comes about a year after support for 4K for the platform. HDR, if

How To Turn On AutoPlay In Windows 10

One of the more convenient of features built into Windows is AutoPlay, which as the name hints lets you choose an action that is automatically carried out when you plug in different kinds of media. All the

Microsoft Is A Greedy Company, Korean Media Thinks

Along with China and Russia, Microsoft is facing no small amount of trouble in South Korea. The country has outlined plans to move away from Windows to open source software. The idea is to complete the switch

Tip: Use VLC Player’s Hidden Tools To Easily Create Video Clips

Ever felt the need to make clips of short sections of a video you are watching? Welcome to the club. The needs are many, sending a small video to your friends and family, inserting it into presentations,

Microsoft Believes That Media Coverage Of Ballmer’s Retirement Is Too Harsh

Redmond officially announced on Friday that CEO Steve Ballmer plans to retire within the next 12 months. Since then, a new wave of criticism aimed at Microsoft’s leader for the past 13 years has followed. Analysts and

Windows Azure Media Services Now Open For Business

Redmond recently announced that general availability of Windows Azure Media Services. This brand new service is now available to customers and allows them stream on-demand video to consumers on any platform or device. This feature was, until

Microsoft might be making an Xbox Media Console

According to an article written on TechCrunch, Microsoft might be making a stripped-down version of the Xbox for media and casual games. It’ll run on a stripped-down version of Windows 8 and be an instant on device.

Microsoft creating Windows 8 News Service – Apex

Apparently Microsoft is creating a news service for Windows 8. This it seems is going to be an attempt to bypass traditional media outlets and control the news about the forthcoming OS. In Australia, journalists are being hired

Fascinating discussion with Ari Emmanuel on the future of content and entertainment

Very fascinating discussion with Ari Emmanuel at the All Things D conference. At this week’s All Things D conference — D10, which marked a decade of these retreats — Walt Mossberg and Kara Swisher were gracious enough

All hail King Sinofsky?

Yeah this is the eve of Steven Sinofsky’s big day. The world is lined up waiting for the next big thing – possibly the future of the entire company – Microsoft. Inevitably, people are going to look