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2 years ago

Cortana may soon be ready to impart her knowledge onto iPhone, Android users

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Cortana may soon be ready to lend her sagely knowledge and wisdom to users of non-Windows Phone platform. Microsoft could soon be ready to unleash Cortana, a digital voice assistant that debuted on Windows Phone, on to competing operating systems to take on the likes of Siri for iOS and Google Now on Android. Though specifics were not disclosed, Microsoft hinted at its plans to free Cortana soon.

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2 years ago

Reported Lumia 535 specs leaked ahead of Microsoft launch

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Ahead of what is believed to be the launch for Microsoft's Lumia 535 tomorrow, specs for the entry level smartphone have leaked, confirming much of what we think we already know. If the latest leak is accurate, the Lumia 535 will be an entry-level smartphone with big ambitions, coming with a large display and qHD screen resolution allowing it to stay competitive against other modestly priced offerings.

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2 years ago

Out This Week on Xbox One: Halo: MCC, Assassin's Creed Unity, Terraria, and more

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We're into the home stretch, 2014! This week is probably one of the biggest of 2014, so get your wallets ready. As we all know, this week Microsoft will be unleashing Halo: The Master Chief Collection to your living rooms as what is probably the biggest Xbox One release of the year. Ubisoft also has a pair of games coming out. One features a master assassin while the other is a lesser known title and is Kinect only. A superhero makes his first debut on Xbox one as well as indie hit Terraria. Continue reading for the full list of this week's releases.

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2 years ago

8 things I would improve with the Microsoft Band

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Like most of my team here at Windows Central, I've had a Microsoft Band for over a week now. Which is a good amount of time to assess Redmond's new wearable and start to figure out it's strengths and weaknesses. There's no doubt about it, we love our Band, but there are a few things we'd like to see improved on both the hardware and software front for Band. Here's our list of things we'd like to see improved with the Microsoft Band.

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2 years ago

'Bing Elections' results are accurate in 95 percent of predictions

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2 years ago

Celebrate the launch of Halo: The Master Chief Collection tonight at a Microsoft Store

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Tonight your local Microsoft Store is celebrating the launch of Halo: The Master Chief Collection for Xbox One. The Master Chief Collection is a bundle of Halo 1, Halo 2, Halo 3 and Halo 4 into one game and includes the anniversary edition of Halo 2. It's a big deal for Halo fans. You're going to want to swing by your local Microsoft Store tonight to get a free t-shirt, canteen and win some prizes.

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2 years ago

Target to sell Xbox One bundle with $50 gift card for $329.99 on Black Friday

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2 years ago

AT&T ditches plans for in-flight 4G LTE connectivity

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2 years ago

The gorgeous Chronos Calendar + arrives for Windows Phone 8.1

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Chronos is one of our top third-party calendar apps for Windows Phone, which is why we are excited to see Chronos Calendar + being released. The original Chronos has an outstanding 4.4 (out of 5) rating on the Store to set precedent. The all new Chronos Calendar + has been rewritten from the ground up specifically for Windows Phone 8.1 devices, giving a boost in performance and fluidity.

Chronos Calendar + also supports the new WinRT/universal app mode, meaning you should expect an app for your Surface in the future.

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2 years ago

Microsoft human resources head Lisa Brummel retiring

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2 years ago

MetroPCS Lumia 521 is the latest to receive Windows Phone 8.1 and Cyan

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2 years ago

AT&T begins Windows Phone 8.1 rollout for Samsung ATIV S Neo

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2 years ago

$39 will get you Assassins Creed Unity for Xbox One

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2 years ago

Microsoft has a special ticket offer for the inaugural Game Awards in Las Vegas

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2 years ago

Facebook successfully makes over a half-billion people download Messenger app

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