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  • Code.org and Microsoft partner for a Minecraft Hour of Code

    Microsoft and Code.org have partnered to release a new Hour of Code installment based around the popular Minecraft game. In this installment of Hour of Code, you learn how to control either Steve or Alex as they perform various tasks in a top-down Minecraft world.

  • Microsoft Releases First Major Update for Windows 10

    Today Microsoft released their first major update for Windows 10 called the November Update. This update includes performance enhancements as well as new features for Cortana, Microsoft Edge, and the enterprise.

  • The New Xbox One Experience installing Worldwide Today

    The New Xbox One Experience has started rolling out to all Xbox One owners worldwide. This major update integrates a new user interface and select Xbox 360 game backwards compatibility while being powered by Windows 10.

  • Microsoft Releases 12 Security Updates for November's Patch Tuesday

    Today Microsoft released 12 security updates, with four of them being marked as critical. Microsoft updates are labeled critical when the vulnerability could be exploited by a remote user to execute code on the attacked machine.

  • Why Everyone Should disable VSSAdmin.exe Now!

    Vssadmin.exe is a utility bundled with Windows that allows you to administer Shadow Volume Copies. Unfortunately, this tool is also being used by Ransomware developers to make it harder for you to recover your files. This article explains how Shadow Volume Copies work and why it is important for every user to disable vssadmin.exe.

  • Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 10576 available to Insiders on the Fast Ring

    Today Microsoft released the Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 10576 to Windows Insiders on the fast ring. This version not only fixes some known bugs, but also includes some additional features as as Media Casting from Microsoft Edge, updated Cortana features, and the latest Windows 10 Xbox Beta app .

  • Halo 5: Guardians released for the Xbox One

    Today is a big day for all Halo fans today as Halo 5: Guardians was released worldwide for the Xbox One. This latest game in the Halo franchise marks the beginning of what is to come for future Halo games, which is to no longer support last generation consoles due to hardware limitations.

  • Xbox One Wireless Adapter for Windows 10 now Available

    As of yesterday the Xbox One Wireless Adapter for Windows 10 is now available for shipping worldwide. This adapter allows you to connect up to eight wireless Xbox One controllers, and up to four chat headsets or two stereo headsets, to a Windows 10 computer.

  • Microsoft releases Flash Security Update for Internet Explorer

    Microsoft released today a security update for Internet Explorer 10, Internet Explorer 11, and Microsoft Edge that updates the bundled Adobe Flash libraries.  This patch is only available for users of Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows RT, Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows RT 8.1, and Windows 10.

  • Is Microsoft adding TeslaCrypt Detections important to you?

    Microsoft recently announced that they have updated their malicious removal tool to detect and remediate the TeslaCrypt ransomware infection due to the increased distribution and activity detected in August. This announcement just means that Microsoft has added further detection for this ransomware and will remove it via MSRT.

  • Microsoft Patches 3 Critical Updates

    If you have not updated Windows this week, then you need to get updating. Yesterday Microsoft released six security updates, with three of them being marked as critical. If you have not updated Windows this week it is imperative that you do so as soon as possible.

  • Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 10565 available on the Fast Ring

    Today Microsoft released the Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 10565 to Windows Insiders in the Fast ring. This build includes a bunch of new features and improvements that include Skype integration, tap preview in Microsoft Edge, and improvements to Cortana.

  • Acer unveils new Windows 10 all-in-one with 5 hour battery backup

    At a press event yesterday, Acer unveiled the new Aspire R 14 convertible laptop and the Aspire Z3-700 all-in-one.  Both devices will be available in certain markets by the end of the year and  use the latest Intel CPUs and touchscreen technology.

  • Microsoft unveils the Surface Book laptop

    At the Windows 10 Devices event, Microsoft unveiled what they call the fastest 13.5 inch laptop ever made. This device, called Surface Book, has a detachable screen, 12 hour battery life, and powerful Intel processors. For those looking for a powerful laptop that can be transformed into a tablet, the Surface Book is a clear winner.

  • Code.org and Microsoft partner for a Minecraft Hour of Code

    Microsoft and Code.org have partnered to release a new Hour of Code installment based around the popular Minecraft game. In this installment of Hour of Code, you learn how to control either Steve or Alex as they perform various tasks in a top-down Minecraft world.

  • Microsoft Releases First Major Update for Windows 10

    Today Microsoft released their first major update for Windows 10 called the November Update. This update includes performance enhancements as well as new features for Cortana, Microsoft Edge, and the enterprise.

  • The New Xbox One Experience installing Worldwide Today

    The New Xbox One Experience has started rolling out to all Xbox One owners worldwide. This major update integrates a new user interface and select Xbox 360 game backwards compatibility while being powered by Windows 10.

  • Microsoft Releases 12 Security Updates for November's Patch Tuesday

    Today Microsoft released 12 security updates, with four of them being marked as critical. Microsoft updates are labeled critical when the vulnerability could be exploited by a remote user to execute code on the attacked machine.

  • Why Everyone Should disable VSSAdmin.exe Now!

    Vssadmin.exe is a utility bundled with Windows that allows you to administer Shadow Volume Copies. Unfortunately, this tool is also being used by Ransomware developers to make it harder for you to recover your files. This article explains how Shadow Volume Copies work and why it is important for every user to disable vssadmin.exe.

  • Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 10576 available to Insiders on the Fast Ring

    Today Microsoft released the Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 10576 to Windows Insiders on the fast ring. This version not only fixes some known bugs, but also includes some additional features as as Media Casting from Microsoft Edge, updated Cortana features, and the latest Windows 10 Xbox Beta app .

  • Halo 5: Guardians released for the Xbox One

    Today is a big day for all Halo fans today as Halo 5: Guardians was released worldwide for the Xbox One. This latest game in the Halo franchise marks the beginning of what is to come for future Halo games, which is to no longer support last generation consoles due to hardware limitations.

  • Xbox One Wireless Adapter for Windows 10 now Available

    As of yesterday the Xbox One Wireless Adapter for Windows 10 is now available for shipping worldwide. This adapter allows you to connect up to eight wireless Xbox One controllers, and up to four chat headsets or two stereo headsets, to a Windows 10 computer.

  • Microsoft releases Flash Security Update for Internet Explorer

    Microsoft released today a security update for Internet Explorer 10, Internet Explorer 11, and Microsoft Edge that updates the bundled Adobe Flash libraries.  This patch is only available for users of Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows RT, Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows RT 8.1, and Windows 10.

  • Is Microsoft adding TeslaCrypt Detections important to you?

    Microsoft recently announced that they have updated their malicious removal tool to detect and remediate the TeslaCrypt ransomware infection due to the increased distribution and activity detected in August. This announcement just means that Microsoft has added further detection for this ransomware and will remove it via MSRT.

  • Microsoft Patches 3 Critical Updates

    If you have not updated Windows this week, then you need to get updating. Yesterday Microsoft released six security updates, with three of them being marked as critical. If you have not updated Windows this week it is imperative that you do so as soon as possible.

  • Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 10565 available on the Fast Ring

    Today Microsoft released the Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 10565 to Windows Insiders in the Fast ring. This build includes a bunch of new features and improvements that include Skype integration, tap preview in Microsoft Edge, and improvements to Cortana.

  • Acer unveils new Windows 10 all-in-one with 5 hour battery backup

    At a press event yesterday, Acer unveiled the new Aspire R 14 convertible laptop and the Aspire Z3-700 all-in-one.  Both devices will be available in certain markets by the end of the year and  use the latest Intel CPUs and touchscreen technology.

  • Microsoft unveils the Surface Book laptop

    At the Windows 10 Devices event, Microsoft unveiled what they call the fastest 13.5 inch laptop ever made. This device, called Surface Book, has a detachable screen, 12 hour battery life, and powerful Intel processors. For those looking for a powerful laptop that can be transformed into a tablet, the Surface Book is a clear winner.

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