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While Windows 10 in its phone form only got a partial look – expect to see more at MWC at the beginning of March – ahead of the highly anticipated preview builds pushing out, we did at least get a little snippet of information many Windows Phone users have been wanting to hear. Microsoft is committed to building a Windows 10 flagship smartphone later this year.

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WhatsApp now has a Chrome web client

About a month back, there were rumors that the Facebook-owned and very popular messenger service WhatsApp would soon be available on your computer via the web. Today, the folks at Whatsapp have pulled it off.

The new web client is an extension of the data from your phone, displayed in a Google Chrome page. It's simple to set up, and as long as your phone has a data connection you'll be able to send and receive messages via the WhatsApp service right from your PC.

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Joe Belfiore talks Windows 10

It has been quite the day for Windows 10. Microsoft has released a ton of details about the upcoming release at its Windows 10 event in Redmon, but in case you were swamped by just how much reading there was to take in, Joe Belfiore has taken to video to talk Windows 10.

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Windows 10 will introduce holographic computing

Holograms. You know, those shiny light things that are real, but not real, but everyone wants one from the movies? They're here. Sort of. Microsoft dedicated a section of its Windows 10 event to talk to the audience about holograms. "Make it so simple that technology would just disappear."

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Microsoft used its Windows 10 press event today to show off a new feature of Windows 10 for gamers. It will allow Xbox One games to stream to the PC.

Xbox leader Phil Spencer Demoed Forza Horizon 2 streaming on the Xbox One to a Windows 10 PC. Users can stream any Xbox One game to a Windows 10 PC or tablet on the same network. They can open their Windows 10 device and view any game installed on the Xbox One, and open the game interface on the PC. The streaming game feature works with any game controller.

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Microsoft used its Windows 10 press event today to show that Windows 10 will include a number of universal apps, including a People app, a Music app and more.

The new apps are part of Microsoft's new strategy that will allow Windows 10 app developers to code once, and have their apps work on any device. The new People app will aggregate your family and friends from across a number of social networkss. Users can make Skype calls and videos from within the app.

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Today on stage at the Windows 10 event, Microsoft announced that customers running Windows 7, Windows 8.1, and Windows Phone 8.1 will all be eligible for free upgrades to Windows 10. Free upgrades will be available to users running those systems for the first year of Windows 10, and users will get updates for the supported lifetime of their device.

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