Xbox Series X ports exposed in new photo leak – but could the design change before launch ?

We may have just seen a whole new side to the next-gen Xbox Series X console, with leaked photos that are said to show the next-gen console’s ports appearing online. Shared on forum site Neogaf, the photos seem to show a prototype of the next Xbox console, which will likely have been shared with devs …

Intel says 10nm chips still on track, despite report they’re canceled

Intel has been struggling to mass produce its next-generation 10nm Cannon Lake processors. Dubbed Cannon Lake, the 10nm chips were originally supposed to appear in 2016. Delays have hit the process of creating these chips, and Intel revealed earlier this year that the processors should start shipping in 2019. SemiAccurate reported earlier today that Intel …

Microsoft adds ransomware protection and file restore to OneDrive cloud storage

Microsoft is introducing a new OneDrive feature this week that will make it easier to recover from ransomware attacks. Files Restore is making its way over from OneDrive for Business to personal OneDrive accounts. The catch is you’ll need an Office 365 subscription to get access to the new Files Restore feature. OneDrive users can …

Microsoft offers $250,000 bounty to prevent the next Meltdown and Spectre CPU flaws

Microsoft is introducing a new bug bounty reward for the “speculative execution” CPU vulnerabilities that were disclosed recently. The software giant is offering up to $250,000 for bugs that are similar to the Meltdown and Spectre CPU flaws. Microsoft’s bounty will run until the end of the year, and it’s clearly designed to discover additional …

Microsoft’s first major SwiftKey update includes a new toolbar with GIFs, stickers, and more

Microsoft is unveiling its first major update to the SwiftKey keyboard it acquired back in 2016. Today’s 7.0 release replaces the existing hub found in the keyboard with a new toolbar that expands to provide access to stickers, GIFs, and soon some useful location and calendar features. The new toolbar is designed to make it …

Microsoft’s Edge browser arrives on iPad in beta

Microsoft made its Edge browser for iOS available to all iPhone users back in November, promising at the time that tablet support would arrive in the future. The software maker is now updating its Edge iOS preview app to include iPad support today. I’ve had a chance to briefly test Edge on iPad, and it’s …

Microsoft’s Slack competitor is getting Cortana integration and message translation

Microsoft’s Slack competitor, Microsoft Teams, is turning a year old this week and to celebrate the company is unveiling some new features today. Perhaps the most interesting are Cortana integration and inline message translation. Cortana integration is coming to Microsoft Teams soon, with support for voice interactions through Team-enabled devices like IP phones and conference …

Microsoft received 238 discrimination and harrassment complaints since 2010

Female Microsoft employees filed 238 internal complaints about gender discrimination or sexual harassment between 2010 and 2016, according to documents recently made public in an ongoing court case. Compiled by Reuters, the documents show a string of internal complaints that plaintiffs allege are the results of persistent pay discrimination issues. Microsoft’s internal review found that …

Best Microsoft Apps for Android Phones and Tablets of 2018

Microsoft is always well-known for its productive applications for Windows, Mac, iOS, and Android. The company has done an excellent job by releasing Microsoft Office free for Android and iOS in 2014. There are also other wonderful apps for Word, Excel, and PowerPoint introduced in 2015, providing the better platform for the user to quickly …

Microsoft now lets enterprise users recover corrupted or deleted files from the past 30 days

Microsoft now lets enterprise users recover corrupted or deleted files from the past 30 days Microsoft’s newest OneDrive for Business feature lets users restore files from any point in time over the past 30 days. Files Restore, as Microsoft calls it, lets users review changes made to files over those 30 days, including who made …