You'll be able to game for less this fall with these awesome bundle deals from Microsoft. The company is selling the Xbox One from just $299, giving everyone a reason to pick one up and start battling other players on the planet surface of Hoth. As well as console deals, Microsoft has added a massive collection of store content to a catalogue and is selling each listing for just 10 cents.
Pantel Technologies, an IT and Communication devices company from India, has launched its first Windows 10 tablet in partnership with Intel and Microsoft.
The Penta WS802X features an 8-inch IPS display and is powered by a 1.3GHz quad-core Intel Atom processor coupled with 1GB of RAM. There's 16GB of internal storage that is further expandable via a microSD card. The tablet also packs in support for USB OTG and 3G via USB dongle, and includes a micro USB port.
Skype for Windows Phone has received a small update, which should help to improve the overall experience by offering a more stable platform to communicate with colleagues, family and friends. Unfortunately for us, there doesn't appear to be an accurate, up-to-date changelog included with this update.
Microsoft Store is now offering the off-contract AT&T Lumia 950 in black and white color variants for $598. You can also pick up the device through AT&T's Next monthly payment plans, with prices starting from $19.97.
Microsoft is kicking off Black Friday sales by discounting several Xbox-enabled games on the Windows 10 Store to 10 cents. The titles on offer include hit games such as Hitman GO, Angry Birds Star Wars, Assassin's Creed Pirates and much more. Non-Xbox enabled games are also on sale. It looks like the discounts are limited to select regions, as the Indian version of the Store still lists full prices of the titles listed below.
In this article, we're rounding up all of the tips, tricks, guides and helpful links relevant to the New Xbox One Experience (NXOE), all in one place.
The NXOE bought sweeping alterations to the way we use our Xbox One consoles. As a result, some functions have been moved, tweaked or even removed entirely. As such, we've also gathered ten quick tips and tricks that'll help you get to grips with the new dashboard.
As always, if there's any functionality in the new OS you're unsure of, hit the comments, and we'll try to help out!
Invite friends to parties in three steps
One of the best things about the NXOE update is the new guide menu, which offers quick access to all of the Xbox One's core functions. The new guide allows you to invite friends to parties far more quickly than the previous dashboard, and you can achieve this in three easy steps:
- Double tap the home button on your controller to open the new guide.
- Navigate to your friends list.
- Hover over the friend you want to invite, and hit X!
In the coming months, Cortana and Kinect will allow you to invite party members by name using voice commands, but until then, this is the fastest method.
While Windows 10 has been officially released for consumers and businesses for a few months now, the server version of the OS, Windows Server 2016, is still in testing. Today, Microsoft released Windows Server 2016 Technical Preview 4, which adds support for a number of new features:
A few weeks ago, we showed you how you could tie in your Microsoft Band 2 fitness wearable device so it works with the Android and iOS apps for Lose It!. The nutrition and weight loss assistance service has now confirmed it will release an app for Windows Phone users sometime before the end of 2015.
Windows 10 owners will soon get the first in a series of new games to buy and download from the Windows Store. UK-based game developer and publisher Curve Digital will bring many of its titles to Windows 10, with the first, Stealth Inc 2: A Game of Clones, due on Friday, November 20 for the price of $9.99.
Microsoft sometimes offers special versions of its standard Xbox One Controller with some different color and design schemes. That's certainly the case for the Xbox One Armed Forces Controller. It's now available exclusively at Walmart for $64.99.
Developer Rudy Huyn has released his latest update for his popular third-party Windows Phone Tinder app 6tin. The update brings the version number to 2.9.1 and adds a number of features that have been included in recent Tinder updates.
If you're looking for a deal to put a new SSD in your computer, you won't want to miss out on Amazon's Deal of the Day on a Transcend 512GB drive. Priced at just $132 with free shipping, you can save big today on this solid state drive. Whether you are looking to move to your first SSD, or pick up a larger capacity drive for yourself, this is a great deal.
The Ring Video Doorbell has become a popular way to keep homes safer by adding a connected camera to the standard doorbell. Now the company has launched an official Ring Video Doorbell app for Windows 10 PC users so they can see what's going on outside their house.
Microsoft has sent out an email to Windows Insiders, informing them events are being held on December 2 in London and Manchester. The company wants to thank the Insiders for all they have done in shaping Windows 10 and Windows 10 Mobile over the past months by letting them be some of the first to get their hands on the newest devices.
Windows 10 IoT Core, the version of Microsoft's latest OS that's made for the "Internet of Things" hardware market, will soon no longer support Intel's Galileo boards. Both the Gen1 and Gen2 versions of those boards will see their Windows 10 IoT support end on November 30.
Activision is about to publish a different kind of multiplayer first-person action game for the Xbox One and PlayStation 4. December 1 will see the release of Chivalry: Medieval Warfare for both consoles, after its previous release on the PC, Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 platforms.