Phil Spencer was also present during Microsoft's Windows 10 event at Redmond to talk about gaming on Microsoft's latest operating system. Video games are a major part of the Windows experience, and is something Microsoft is to take seriously in the next release of Windows. Say hello to Xbox on Windows.
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.
Microsoft has officially unveiled Project Spartan, their new browser in Windows 10. The browser features a new rendering engine, a new look and feel for Windows 10, and even features Cortana built right in.
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.
Microsoft's Windows 10 live event is well under way at Redmond. Terry Myerson took to the stage to talk about Windows 10 itself and how Microsoft aims to bring a more personal computing experience the billions of people who rely on the Windows operating system.
This Lumia 1320 hybrid case provides serious protection against drops and scratches while sporting a built-in kickstand that can be used for watching movies and more. The inner-most layer is made of a shock absorbing silicone that sits underneath a thick plastic exterior. Available in both black and red
Microsoft's Windows 10: The next chapter event is going to throw up a lot of news. A lot of news leads to a lot of posts and that can be tough to keep track of. We're going to make it really easy to keep up with absolutely everything that comes out of Redmond, today, with one handy page for you to bookmark.
If it happens, you'll find it all at our special Windows 10 event page.
The PC fantasy massively multiplayer online game The Elder Scrolls Online will finally made its long awaited and promised Xbox One debut June 9. The game will also be available with no monthly subscription fees for the console version, and the PC version will also have the same business model starting March 17.
Microsoft will launch a new Lumia tomorrow, January 22, in India. While no further details were shared, an image shared by the software giant on its social media channels suggests that we may be looking at the launch of the Lumia 735 in the country.
In case you'd forgotten, later today we'll be live from the Microsoft campus in Redmond, WA, for the Windows 10: The next chapter event. It's fair to say excitement has reached pretty incredible levels and in just a few short hours we'll have all we need to know.
We've got Daniel Rubino on the ground at the event and we'll be live blogging the whole thing as it happens. Things kick off at 9 a.m. local time, which is 12 p.m. Eastern and 5 p.m. in London. You'll find the liveblog below, So join us, it's going to be a good one.
So, today's the day. It's been a long time coming for a lot of people, but at 9 a.m. PT Microsoft will kick off proceedings and start talking about what's next for Windows 10. That could mean desktop, it could mean phones, it could mean tablets, Xbox, Windows gaming, literally anything.
Solid leaks have been minimal and Windows 10 has been one of the tech industry's better guarded secrets of recent times. And we like that, there are too many events where we're already too 'in-the-know' about what's going to happen before it happens. Today has the chance to blow our minds completely. So, what do you want to see the most?
If you're an Adobe Creative Cloud subscriber and you're currently weighing up getting a Surface Pro 3, definitely check your inbox. A promotional offer is going out this morning to all subscribers offering a whopping £400 discount on a Surface Pro 3 and black type cover bundle from the Microsoft Store. But you'll still need to spend a fair bit.
The brand new Dell XPS 13 was one of the highlights of CES, and now finally we can order one in the UK. Unlike the U.S., however, it looks like there's only a choice of three versions, all of which have the QHD touchscreen and Intel Core i7 CPU.
Saints Row IV: Re-elected and Saints Row: Gat out of Hell are now available for Xbox One. The bundle comes with last year's game as well as all the additional content that has launched since, which includes DLCs, weapons, vehicles and more.