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Surface Books are hit by latest Brexit price hike

While many people around the country continue to debate the impact of the Brexit referendum from mid-way through last year, the effects are being felt all over. The tech-sector has had several responses to its effect on the value of the pound too and the latest is Microsoft’s Surface Book, …

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Microsoft is experimenting with foldable phone/tablet hybrids

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It looks like Samsung and LG aren’t the only ones working on flexible display technology as it appears that Microsoft has also been experimenting with new designs. This week, a new patent from Microsoft was discovered, detailing what appears to be a Surface device with a foldable display, allowing you …

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Microsoft Azure to augment driving at CES 2017

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Microsoft will be one of many companies showcasing automated driving features at CES 2017, but while many are striving for full automation, Microsoft and others’ systems will augment human drivers. They will encourage inter-car communication, use AI bots that can analyse traffic and run in-depth analytics on everyone’s driving style. …

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Most Steam gamers are running Windows 10

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Microsoft’s strategy of giving away free upgrades to Windows 10 looks to have been worthwhile, as a year and a half on from its release, most gamers on Steam are running it. While Windows 7 64 still maintains a foothold, nothing else even comes close. Windows 10 adoption rate has …

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Tesla has been hiring Hololens developers

Elon Musk’s electric car company, Tesla, has been making waves over the past year for its Model 3, its acquisition of Solar City and its push for power storage technology, but its future cars could be rather eye catching too. Tesla has recently hired on its second ex-Microsoft and more …

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Windows Paint can now handle 3D objects following big update

If like us, you usually only use Windows Paint when Photoshop isn’t to hand, then you’ll likely be impressed by the trailer for the newly updated version of Microsoft’s photo editing application. Not only are their new tools and a refined interface to work with, but Paint can now handle …

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Microsoft Edge is going virtual to protect your browsing

Windows Defender Application Guard for Microsoft Edge is the next big update coming to Windows 10 and it’s going to encapsulate the Edge browser inside a virtual machine, making it much harder for hackers and malware to attack your machine through a browser exploit. Essentially, it will isolate the browser …

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Surface Pro 3 users face more battery issues

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It seems that Microsoft’s Surface Pro 3 is still proving to be an issue for the company and its customers alike as battery issues keep cropping up. Earlier this year, Microsoft patched a bug that caused the Surface Pro 3 to incorrectly display battery percentages but now another battery-related problem …

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Microsoft to shutter UK Skype branch, 400 jobs at risk

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VOIP firm and Microsoft subsidiary, Skype, is set to close its doors in the UK. Not the service itself of course, but the British office will soon be shuttered for good. This will put some 400 jobs at the London based headquarters at risk, with most likely to be dissolved. …

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Microsoft may reveal all-in-one Surface in October

We have been hearing whispers about Microsoft’s plans to expand its Surface line beyond tablets and the Surfacebook for a few months already. However, it looks like things are finally starting to come to fruition as reports this week are claiming that Microsoft is set to reveal its first all-in-one …

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