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Microsoft Comes Up With Chat Bots Built on Copied Human Personality

Bart Swiatek, 07 January 2021, 19:19

Microsoft has registered a patent describing a technology that allows for creation of a chat bot based on a person's personality, voice and even appearance.

Microsoft Tried to Buy Nintendo, Got Killed With Laughter

Christian Pieniazek, 07 January 2021, 16:08

Over twenty years ago, Microsoft tried to buy Nintendo. However, while the Japanese were not interested in such development, they were sincerily amused by the offer. The Redmond giant also tried to buy EA, Midway and Square.

Windows 7 Remains Popular Even a Year After End of Support

Bart Swiatek, 05 January 2021, 15:18

It's been almost a year since Microsoft finished supporting Windows 7. Despite this, the software is still installed on nearly 20% of PCs.

Most Popular Windows Versions Across the Years

Musiol, 30 December 2020, 16:48

Windows XP remains the most popular operating system in history. Right behind it, the hated Windows 10. Here's a comparison for the years between 2003 and 2020.

Microsoft Expands Refund Policy for Cyberpunk 2077

Agnes Adamus, 18 December 2020, 22:00

Microsoft has decided to expand its return policy for Cyberpunk 2077. The game returned by anyone who has bought it digitally from the company's official store.

Microsoft Focuses on Games, Not Consoles

Jacob Blazewicz, 03 December 2020, 18:14

Microsoft is not hiding its interest in video games, which was also confirmed by Satya Nadella during the recent investor call. The CEO assured that the company's efforts are focused on providing players with the games and services they expect.

Try Out 35 Year Old Windows Build In Emulator

Bart Swiatek, 23 November 2020, 11:38

Windows 1.0 is over 35 years old. The emulator developed by developers on the initiative of PCJs Machines enables us to check its appearance and functions.

Xbox Series X / S With Record Debut

Bart Swiatek, 12 November 2020, 21:18

Xbox's CEO Phil Spencer said on Twitter that the Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S have had the best launch in the history of the brand.

Xbox Series X/S Launch; Next-gen is Here

Adrian Werner, 10 November 2020, 19:01

We have lived to see the launch of Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S. Thus, the new generation of consoles officially began.

End of Support for Windows 10 1903 as Microsoft Forces Us to Update

Bart Swiatek, 09 November 2020, 16:23

Microsoft plans to end its support for the older version of Windows 10, numbered 1903. Therefore, the process of automatic updates has started on the computers of users who have so far delayed the installation of the patch.

Windows 10++ Brings Big Changes to Windows 10

Jacob Blazewicz, 04 November 2020, 22:32

We got some information about another major update for Windows 10. The update (known as „Cobalt”, but also as „Windows 10++”) will introduce, among other things, significant changes in the interface of Microsoft's operating system.

Windows 10 Update Removes Adobe Flash

Sodar, 29 October 2020, 19:01

Microsoft is breaking up with Adobe Flash. The latest update, KB4577586, removes this plug-in from the system irrevocably. Support for this technology will expire by the end of the year.

Windows 10 20H2 Update Available

mikos, 21 October 2020, 19:33

We can now download the latest Windows 10 update, marked 20H2. Here's what the October update brought and how to download it.

Epic Games Inspires Microsoft to Add New Rules to Windows Store

Jacob Blazewicz, 09 October 2020, 20:13

Microsoft has introduced new rules for its store. The rules are designed to give creators freedom of choice and promote fairness and innovation. The changes do not apply to the Xbox Store.

Windows 10 Will Warn of SSD Malfunction

Bart Swiatek, 02 October 2020, 12:58

In the next major update, Windows 10 will receive a tool that will enable the users to monitor the status of their SSDs and determine their expected time of operation.

Windows 10 With New Task Manager for Gamers

Bart Swiatek, 01 October 2020, 16:34

Xbox Insider is testing a new version of Xbox Game Bar application. It contains a widget offering similar capabilities to the Task Manager.

Bitdefender Blocked Windows 10 Update as Potential Threat

Sodar, 10 September 2020, 17:34

Users of the Bitdefender antivirus software may have a small „problem” with the latest Windows 10 update. Security software claims there is a virus in Microsoft;s latest update.

Xbox Series S Said to be a Big Burden for Microsoft

Musiol, 10 September 2020, 12:58

According to the latest rumors, Microsoft will be subsiding a lot to Xbox Series S and Series X. All this to keep the price of the device low in the upcoming battle with Sony.

Security Gap in Windows Defender Allows for Downloading Viruses From the Web

Bart Swiatek, 07 September 2020, 14:29

The Microsoft Defender antivirus program - formerly Windows Defender - received a feature in July that can be used by the user to download viruses from the web. The vulnerability is not dangerous for most computer users, but in some situations it can be used to infect the system with malware.

Windows 10 May Damage SSDs

mikos, 28 August 2020, 20:23

Microsoft is trying to get rid of an error that can cause SSDs to wear out faster.

Here's Windows 10 20H2 Update in a Nutshell

mikos, 28 August 2020, 18:24

The 20H2 update for Windows 10, which is to be released in the near future, will bring improvements and news.

Microsoft Supports Epic Against Apple While Charging 30% in Its Store

Bart Swiatek, 24 August 2020, 14:39

Microsoft has made a statement in court criticizing Apple's decision to cut Epic Games from iOS and MacOS development tools. According to the Redmond giant, the move will have a detrimental effect on many video game development companies.

Microsoft Just Made Disabling Windows Defender Harder

Bart Swiatek, 20 August 2020, 19:38

Microsoft has made changes to the Windows Defender antivirus program that make it difficult to switch it off permanently on a computer with Windows 10.

Here's the Dashboard of Xbox Series X

Michael Kulakowski, 19 August 2020, 21:16

Microsoft presented a trailer showing the appearance and functionality of the new menu of the Xbox Series X console, which will debut in November this year. The refreshed dashboard with new features will also appear on Xbox One and in the mobile application.

Xbox Series S Specs - What's Inside Xbox Series X's Little Brother?

Sodar, 19 August 2020, 17:57

The cheaper version of Xbox Series X, or Series S, can be up to 61% cheaper. Leak of console's specs shows that the explanation lies with the smaller number of GPU's computing units.

Microsoft is Slowly Ceasing Support for Internet Explorer

Bart Swiatek, 19 August 2020, 11:00

Microsoft plans to gradually phase-out support for Internet Explorer 11 as part of its own service ecosystem (Microsoft 365) - the process will end in August 2021. Next March, the company also intends to cease the release of security updates for older versions of the Microsoft Edge browser.

Xbox Series X in New Photos From Xperion E-arena

Sodar, 18 August 2020, 13:34

A Twitter user has published new photos of the Xbox Series X console. They come from Xperion E-arena from a Saturn store, and the device shown there is a prototype.

Windows 10 and New Settings for „Power Users”

Paul Wozniak, 13 August 2020, 19:46

Windows Insider participants now have much easier access to settings that enable them to choose the default GPU for all applications when using SLI or CrossFire technology. This option will also be available for public versions of Microsoft's OS.

Microsoft Confirmed November Launch of Xbox Series X

Karol Laska , 11 August 2020, 23:08

We will see Xbox Series X in stores from this November, and several dozen new games are expected to be released with it by the end of the year.

Unboxing of Xbox Series X and S Controller

Adrian Werner, 11 August 2020, 15:13

There is a video on the web, showing the unboxing of Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S controller. It depicts the white version of the controller.

Xbox Series S Confirmed

Adrian Werner, 10 August 2020, 13:39

The fan managed to buy a controller for the Xbox Series X console. Thanks to the instructions attached to it, we know that the cheaper and weaker version of the platform will be called Xbox Series S.

Excel Causes Problems for Science; Gene Names Need to be Changed

Karol Laska , 06 August 2020, 21:18

Microsoft Excel did not correctly recognize a number of symbols indicating genes and substances. Researchers decided to adapt to the capabilities of the program by changing some of the names.

Xbox Will Get a New Microsoft Store - First Screenshots

Adrian Werner, 04 August 2020, 13:31

Were shown how the new version of Microsoft Store for Xbox consoles will look like. It is to be both prettier and faster, as well as more functional.

Microsoft and TikTok - Talks Of Acquisition Continue

Bart Swiatek, 03 August 2020, 14:15

Microsoft has confirmed the rumors from a few days ago - the company is negotiating with the Chinese company ByteDance to take over the American branch of TikTok.

Rumor: Microsoft Interested in Buying TikTok

Frozen, 01 August 2020, 20:29

According to unofficial information, following recent comments by US President Donald Trump about the possible ban on TikTok in the United States, Microsoft is in talks with the Chinese company ByteDance to take over the American branch of the company.

Windows 10 and Windows 7 - Situation After 5 Years

Bart Swiatek, 31 July 2020, 12:44

Windows 10 recently celebrated its fifth birthday. After several years on the market, the latest version of Microsoft's OS definitely dominates in numbers over Windows 7, not to mention the older editions.

Xbox Series S May Cost Less Than $300

Sodar, 24 July 2020, 15:07

The main rival of PS5 is to be Xbox Series X. Meanwhile, it is worth remembering that Microsoft is also preparing a cheaper alternative - Xbox Series S. It may cost less than $300.

Xbox Series X Exclusives - Confusion After the Presentation

Bart Woldanski, 24 July 2020, 13:19

Yesterday's Xbox Games Showcase conference was full of games, but contrary to what was announced, many of them are developed exclusively for the Xbox Series X (and PC). Thus, Microsoft may not have kept its repeated promises of several years' support for Xbox One.

Over 90% of Windows 10 Users Use Old Version of the System

Sodar, 02 July 2020, 18:44

It turns out that the May update of Windows 10 (build 2004) has reached a small number of users. Most of them still use older versions of Microsoft's system from last year.

Windows 10 Update Improves Performance of Some Gaming PCs

Michael Kulakowski, 30 June 2020, 22:02

The May Windows 10 update, which has still not been made available to all system users, has a new feature. In theory, it will even provide a 10% increase in PC performance in some games.

Microsoft Enables Free Data Recovery in Windows 10

mikos, 30 June 2020, 14:04

Microsoft offers its own solution for recovering deleted files in Windows 10. For free.

Microsot Bans for Using Confederate Flag in Forza Games

Paul Wozniak, 28 June 2020, 19:27

Microsoft has announced that using the Confederated States of America flag in the Forza Horizon and Forza Motorsport series games will result in an immediate ban.

Microsoft Edge Imports Data From Firefox Without User Consent

Smoczy, 24 June 2020, 18:16

More and more dissatisfied users say that Microsoft Edge imports data from other browsers without their knowledge.

Microsoft Defender Launches on Android

Sodar, 24 June 2020, 14:39

Microsoft Defender ATP, a security app that so far has been used mainly on desktop systems, has also been launched on mobile platforms. For Android it is now available in the public preview version.

Microsoft Pulls the Plug on Mixer

Jacob Blazewicz, 22 June 2020, 21:57

Microsoft ceases further development of the streaming platform Mixer. Users of the service will have to move to Facebook, although not all recognizable streamers can take advantage of this offer.

Windows 10 Update Causes Problems With Printing

Sodar, 15 June 2020, 14:34

Windows 10 update from June 9 may cause problems on some computers, which mainly take the form of issues with printing.

Windows 10 2004 Update Goes Live

Smoczy, 28 May 2020, 15:10

Windows 10 has received the long-awaited 2004 update, introducing many changes and, although minor, they make the new version worth considering.

T-Rex Got Competition - Edge Browser Now Offers Offline Game

Smoczy, 27 May 2020, 17:56

We have an official competitor for Chrome's T-Rex. Microsoft Edge released Surf Game - an offline game built into the browser.

Edge Chromium Will Soon Become Default Browser on Windows 10

Kuszu, 20 May 2020, 13:15

During yesterday's Build 2020 conference Microsoft announced changes that will be introduced in the new Edge browser in the next few months. Users installing Windows 10 will automatically get an edition of the browser based on Chromium engine.

20H1 Update for Windows 10 will be Available From May 26

Conrad Hazi, 09 May 2020, 16:35

Microsoft has announced that the latest patch for Windows 10 - marked 20H1 - will be available to the public from May 26. It introduces, among other things, DirectX 12 Ultimate support and changes to Xbox Game Bar.