Minecraft is a great way to pass time with friends when stuck at home
By Cale Hunt last updated
It's not the best-selling game of all time for no reason. Minecraft is fun any day, but now that millions of people are self-isolating, it's a great way to stay in contact with friends.
Bing's COVID-19 Tracker is now a web app in the Microsoft Store
By Dan Thorp-Lancaster published
Microsoft has one of the most comprehensive COVID-19 trackers on the web with Bing, and now you can get it as a standalone app from the Microsoft Store.
Xbox owners donate 'hundreds of thousands of dollars' to fight coronavirus
By Matt Brown last updated
With Xbox One owners able to donate to coronavirus relief efforts by playing games, Microsoft has raised "hundreds of thousands of dollars" to fight the pandemic.
Best PC games to play while 'working' at home — all on sale
By Rich Edmonds published
Staying at home doesn't have to be boring. We've rounded up some amazing PC games that are on sale right now, making this a great opportunity to build up your game catalog and enjoy some downtime.
Folding@home coronavirus project is 15 times faster than any supercomputer
By Sean Endicott published
Folding@home continues to build up its combined super computing power. It now has a combined computing power 15 times faster than any supercomupter, and it's being used to battle coronavirus.
Microsoft's GroupMe gets Skype 'group call' feature on Android, Windows 10 (Updated)
By Daniel Rubino published
After years of stagnation, Microsoft has added the ability to create Skype group calls through its GroupMe app.
Humble Bundle, Razer, and more join the fight against coronavirus
By Asher Madan published
In these trying times, charities that help people, as well as medical facilities, need a lot of help. The gaming industry is also doing its part to raise funds for coronavirus relief.
Got a 3D printer? Here's how you can join the fight against coronavirus.
By James Bricknell last updated
There is always something ordinary people can do to help those who are risking everything to keep us safe.
How to configure Windows Security family settings and Microsoft Parental Controls
By Rich Edmonds published
Windows 10 offers some great parental controls that can be easily accessed through Windows Defender. Here's how to get started and protect your little ones.
Buy this Halo shirt to fight COVID-19 and get a free month of Xbox Game Pass Ultimate
By Brendan Lowry published
Halo has partnered with Meta Threads in order to combat COVID-19 by selling a brand new shirt, and every purchase comes with a free month of Xbox Game Pass Ultimate. Here's what you need to know.
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