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Wonder if this means less Xbox trash talk.
Microsoft has added new Web forms that allow users to report hate speech that can be found on Microsoft services like Xbox Live, Skype, and OneDrive.
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Always a nice feature to know about if you're fixing family PCs.
If you have Windows 10's Anniversary Update, there's a handy little tool for performing remote tech support that's baked right into your computer. It's the new Quick Assist feature.
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Yikes.
Sales of Windows smartphones plunged 76% in the second quarter of this year compared to 2015.
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Are you ready for some football?
Microsoft and the NFL launch themed Surface tablet Type Covers, allowing you to show off your allegiance at the office.
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Can a Halo tourney be that far off?
Microsoft said Thursday that it has acquired game livestreaming service Beam, a deal that allows the company access to the lucrative streaming and e-sports markets.
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Crowdsourced Pokemon Go maps are the way to, uh, go.
Niantic, the developer of Pokémon Go, has said that it has blocked
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Only a small number of people affected, thank goodness.
Opera warned Friday that users who had stored their passwords in the Opera cloud via its syncing mechanism may have had them compromised.
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Hopefully.
Microsoft's new in-development Garage app, called Cache, could be a note-taking tool with potential, if Microsoft's willing to commit to it.
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Um, yay?
If you liked Bing Rewards, you'll probably love its evolution into Microsoft Rewards. The company will pay you not just for using Bing, but for using its Edge browser or shopping at its online or brick-and-mortar stores.
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Everyone's on the same footing now.
In what appears to be a reversal of its January position, Microsoft now says that Skylake PCs running Windows 7 and Windows 8 will be covered through the normal support periods.
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MyScript's Nebo app for Windows 10 transforms digital ink into text as you write, which is what Windows Ink needs to become.
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I had this problem myself.
Avast users report that the antivirus program is conflicting with the Windows 10 Anniversary Update's installation, causing BSODs. A fix is on the way.
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  • PCWorld
    Senior Editor, 2013 - present
    I currently cover the "Wintel" beat: Microsoft, Intel, AMD, and other desktop and chip providers.
  • ReadWriteWeb, SlashDataCenter
    2013
  • Ziff-Davis
    West Coast News Editor, PCMag.com, 2012
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