Windows 10 Biggest Gaming Announcements (and Holograms!)

Microsoft had its Windows 10 press conference recently and unveiled some rather interesting features that seem to be aimed at their hardcore gaming audience. From being able to stream your Xbox Live games to your computer to the potential for holograms to make an appearance, we shouldn’t count Windows out as it seems the OS […]

Microsoft Patents ‘Inconspicuous Mode’ For Cellphones

Microsoft has patented an “inconspicuous mode” for making sure cellphones behave themselves in movie theaters and similar settings. But the patent is vague about exactly how the setting would be triggered. After applying for the patent, titled “Inconspicuous mode for mobile devices” in 2013, Microsoft received the final thumbs up from the US Patent and […]

Skype Live Voice Translation Gets Public Launch

English and Spanish speakers can now have a Skype conversation without learning the other language or typing. Skype Translator is now available in a “preview” edition to anyone on Windows 8.1. The service had previously been in a limited-numbers preview but has now rolled out publicly, though you will need to sign up to use […]

Star Wars Comes To Minecraft

If you’ve got the Xbox One or 360 versions of Minecraft, you can now download a skin pack of Star Wars characters for $2.99. The full list is: 4-LOM Admiral Ackbar AT-AT Pilot Ben Kenobi Bib Fortuna Blockade Runner Soldier Boba Fett Bossk C-3PO Cantina Band Member Chewbacca Darth Vader Dengar Emperor Emperor’s Royal Guard […]

The Best Way to Deal With Computer Illiterate People [Pic]

This might be fake, but I don’t care, it made me laugh anyway! [Via]

OMG WHY: Windows 95 Running on a SmartWatch [Video]

So, everyone is talking about smartwatches these day, so Corbin Davenport decided to install an emulator on his android-based Samsung Gear Live device and run Windows 95 on it. Is this going too far? :) [Corbin Davenport | Via]

Whatever Happened To Windows 9?

When Microsoft announced the successor to Windows 8 will be called Windows 10, most of us wondered what happened to Windows 9. Now a self-professed Microsoft developer has suggested the reasons might date back to the last millennium. During the presentation to announce the new system, Microsoft didn’t give any clear explanation, but hinted at […]

A First Look at Windows 10

On September 30th, 2014, Microsoft Announced the next OS in the Windows line: Windows 10. Yep, they’re totally skipping Windows 9 since they claim the next operating system will be a huge leap forward technology and feature-wise. The new version will also bring back many features that were left behind in Windows 8 such has […]