SuperSite for Windows en Inateck Wireless Bluetooth Receiver and Hands-Free Car Kit <div class="node-body gallery-body"><p>Here&#39;s another stocking stuffer suggestion for this holiday season that could play well with friends and family.</p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bluetooth Inateck Hardware Tue, 06 Dec 2016 20:18:00 +0000 80711 at Quick Tip: How To Manage Web Notifications in Microsoft Edge <div class="node-body gallery-body">In Windows 10 Microsoft Edge supports web notifications and will deliver those to your Action Center.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Action Center how to How-To Microsoft Edge Notifications Quick Tip web Windows 10 Windows 10 Tue, 06 Dec 2016 19:56:00 +0000 80701 at Review: Masione USB Wired Gaming Keyboard <div class="node-body gallery-body"><p>I&#39;m not a massive PC gamer. When I play games I like to step away from the computer and use a console instead. In my mind the PC is a work tool and I have a tough time separating work from play using the same setup. So, when I was asked to test and review the <a href="" target="_blank">Masione Multi-Color Multimedia USB Wired Gaming Keyboard</a>, I didn&#39;t hesitate handing it off to&nbsp;someone else.&nbsp;My kids are all PC gamers, with my sons being big Steam users.</p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> keyboard Masione Hardware Tue, 06 Dec 2016 13:18:00 +0000 80691 at Microsoft's New Chatbot Zo Won't Talk Politics or Racism <div class="field-byline"> Dina Bass | Bloomberg </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Microsoft Corp. is letting users try a new chatbot on the app Kik, nine months after it shut down an earlier bot that internet users got to spout racist, sexist and pornographic remarks. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> AI Bots Cloud Mon, 05 Dec 2016 20:23:00 +0000 80661 at Inateck Wireless Presenter, 2.4GHz PowerPoint Remote Control <div class="node-body gallery-body"><p>Its that time of year when many are trying to select holiday gifts that are outside the mundane but actually useful. Its tough shopping for those that essentially have almost everything - particularly those that are gadget geeks like me.</p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> PowerPoint Wireless Presenter Hardware Mon, 05 Dec 2016 20:20:00 +0000 80671 at Review: Lumsing Charger for Microsoft Surface Pro 3 and Surface Pro 4 <div class="node-body gallery-body"><p>I&#39;m always on the look for 3rd party options for when a Surface tablet charger dies.&nbsp; And, while this latest option from Lumsing isn&#39;t exactly a direct replacement in footprint and style, it has proven to be a great option. As you can see from the slideshow, the Lumsing offering is a bit different than you&#39;d expect, delivering a style that&#39;s more compact and more travel-worthy.</p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Charger Surface Pro 3 Surface Pro 4 Hardware Mon, 05 Dec 2016 20:09:00 +0000 80651 at Microsoft Pauses Redstone 2 PC Builds to Prepare for Unifed Update Platform (UUP) Implementation <div class="node-body article-body">The Unified Update Platform for Windows 10 will make delta downloads the norm for distributing updates to all Windows 10 devices.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Creators Update Downloads Microsoft Redstone 2 Unifed Update Platform updates UUP Windows 10 Windows 10 Mon, 05 Dec 2016 14:10:00 +0000 80641 at Surface Studio Drivers and Firmware Now Available from Microsoft for Download <div class="node-body article-body">Now that the first wave of Surface Studio units are shipping to customers, Microsoft is also making the hardware drivers and firmware available for download.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Downloads drivers Firmware Hardware surface Surface Studio Hardware Mon, 05 Dec 2016 12:52:00 +0000 80631 at Microsoft Unwraps 12 Days of Deals Early; Discounts on Hardware, Software, Services & In-Store Deals <div class="node-body article-body">As the holidays approach, Microsoft along with other major retailers are beginning to offer their discounts leading up to Christmas.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> 12 Days of Deals deals Hardware Microsoft Store services shopping software Microsoft Fri, 02 Dec 2016 17:27:00 +0000 80621 at Groove Music Pass Subscribers - Stock up on Free Christmas Music <div class="node-body article-body">In what has become an annual tradition, Microsoft is offering free Christmas music to users for the holidays.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Christmas free Groove Groove Music Music subscribers Music & Videos Fri, 02 Dec 2016 15:06:00 +0000 80611 at Quick Tip: How To Manage Windows Update Advanced Delivery Options for Windows 10 <div class="node-body article-body">In Windows 10, Microsoft provides the user options to help in the retrieval of updates for the operating system and also implements an option for users to help provide those updates to other users from their own systems.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Delivery Optimization internet Microsoft Windows 10 Windows 10 Windows Update Fri, 02 Dec 2016 14:08:00 +0000 80601 at Apple Said to Fly Drones to Improve Maps Data and Catch Google <div class="field-byline"> Mark Gurman and Alan Levin | Bloomberg </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Apple Inc. plans to use drones and new indoor navigation features to improve its Maps service and catch longtime leader Google, according to people familiar with the matter.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Apple Apple drones Google Fri, 02 Dec 2016 01:44:00 +0000 80591 at Bloomberg Nokia’s Path to Smartphone Glory Relies on Dumb Phones and Love <div class="field-byline"> Niclas Rolander | Bloomberg </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Nokia smartphones will make a comeback next year, and the current owners of the Finnish brand are betting that the connection it built with billions of consumers during a decade of dominance hasn’t been broken.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Nokia Mobile devices Fri, 02 Dec 2016 01:01:00 +0000 80581 at Bloomberg Windows 10 (Redstone 2) Build Tracker for Mobile <div class="node-body gallery-body">Microsoft has begun development on the next major update to Windows 10, code named Redstone 2, and it is expected to be released some time in 2017. This page will track all of the Mobile builds released under the Redstone 2 branch for testing and preview. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BUILD builds development Microsoft Mobile Preview Redstone 2 tracker Windows 10 Windows 10 Thu, 01 Dec 2016 21:01:00 +0000 77391 at Q. Why Does My Cold Computer Take Multiple Tries to Boot? <div class="node-body article-body">Enjoy an abridged Q&A from Fred Langa's LANGALIST, a feature available exclusively to paid subscribers of the Windows Secrets newsletter. Today's Q&A: Is data on my computer safe in sleep/standby/suspend mode? </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fred Langa troubleshooting Windows 10 Windows 10 Thu, 01 Dec 2016 15:08:00 +0000 80571 at Getty Images Office 2016 Quick Start Guides from Microsoft <div class="node-body article-body">Want to get up to speed with the Office 2016 software suite?</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Access excel Microsoft Office Microsoft Office 2016 Office Office 2016 Office 2016 Office 365 Home OneNote Outlook PowerPoint Word Wed, 30 Nov 2016 20:37:00 +0000 80551 at Amazon Unveils Image Recognition, Voice-Activated Cloud Services <div class="field-byline"> Spencer Soper and Dina Bass | Bloomberg </div> <div class="node-body article-body"> Inc. introduced an image recognition service, a speech-to-text service dubbed Polly and “Lex,” which will let customers build conversational apps similar to its Alexa voice-activated platform. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> amazon Bots cloud Microsoft Cloud Wed, 30 Nov 2016 18:55:00 +0000 80541 at Quick Tip: How To Change Your Devices Name in Windows 10 <div class="node-body article-body">Even if you do not have a lot of devices on your home network it is important to have recognizable names for each of your Windows 10 machines.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> device device name how to How-To name Quick Tip rename Windows 10 Windows 10 Wed, 30 Nov 2016 16:48:00 +0000 80531 at Amazon Echo vs. Google Home: Which Speaker Is the Smart Choice for Music Listeners? <div class="node-body article-body">When you're not at the desk or on the phone, it's much easier to simply ask for the song you want to hear instead of typing it in. The Amazon Echo, which might be best described as a smart speaker, makes this appealingly easy. Now Google Home is giving it a run for its money.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Amazon Echo Google Home Hardware Tue, 29 Nov 2016 18:34:00 +0000 80521 at Getty Images Try Groove Music Pass for Four Months for Free <div class="node-body article-body">If you have not tried out Microsoft's Groove Music Pass then now is a great time to do so because they are offering four free months to introduce you to the service.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> free trial Groove Groove Music Groove Music Pass Microsoft music pass Windows 10 Windows 10 Cloud Tue, 29 Nov 2016 15:45:00 +0000 80511 at Quick Tip: How To Connect Your Xbox One to the Hotel or Resort Wi-Fi <div class="node-body gallery-body">These days Wi-Fi is available nearly everywhere we travel but have you ever tried to connect your Xbox One to the Wi-Fi at your hotel or resort? If you need to log in with a username and password it is not possible but we have an easy work around.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> hotel internet resort travel vacation Wi-Fi WiFi Xbox One Xbox One Mon, 28 Nov 2016 20:43:00 +0000 80501 at Quick Tip: How To Check Network Bandwidth Usage in Windows 10 <div class="node-body gallery-body">Monitoring your bandwidth usage on a Windows 10 device is very simple and we show you exactly how to do that and pin a Live Tile to your Start Menu for quick updates.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> bandwidth data Ethernet how to How-To network Quick Tip usage Wi-Fi Windows 10 Windows 10 Wireless Mon, 28 Nov 2016 18:28:00 +0000 80491 at Q. Is Data Safe in Sleep/Standby/Suspend Mode? <div class="node-body article-body">Enjoy an abridged Q&A from Fred Langa's LANGALIST, a feature available exclusively to paid subscribers of the Windows Secrets newsletter. Today's Q&A: Is data on my computer safe in sleep/standby/suspend mode? </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fred Langa troubleshooting Windows 10 Windows 10 Wed, 23 Nov 2016 15:08:00 +0000 80481 at Getty Images App Tour: Wunderlist To-Do Lists & Tasks <div class="node-body gallery-body">Wunderlist features prominently with Cortana's new to do list skill that was recently added so we decided to take a closer look at the app.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> App Tour Cortana images Lists Management screenhots To Do Windows 10 Windows 10 Wunderlist Wed, 23 Nov 2016 14:11:00 +0000 80471 at Taking a Closer Look at Cortana's New List Creation Skill <div class="node-body gallery-body">Cortana recently gained a new skill which will help you create and manage lists which will be stored by the personal digital assistant.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cortana glalery how to How-To Lists Microsoft screenshots Windows 10 Windows 10 Wunderlist Wed, 23 Nov 2016 13:33:00 +0000 80461 at Shopping for a Geek? A Practical, Non-Hipster Tech Gift Guide <div class="field-byline"> Ian King | Bloomberg </div> <div class="node-body article-body">If you're looking for a collection of trendy gizmos that go well with a pair of Chuck Taylors and a plaid shirt, this isn't it. Our tech gift guide emphasizes practicality, price and specs over style. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Mobile devices Tue, 22 Nov 2016 19:38:00 +0000 80451 at Holiday Gadgets for the Runners in Your Life <div class="node-body gallery-body">We'll be updating the list the closer we get to the gift-giving season.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Runners Hardware Tue, 22 Nov 2016 18:14:00 +0000 80441 at Quick Tip: How To Track Down and Find any Lost or Missing Windows 10 Devices <div class="node-body article-body">Using Windows 10 and your Microsoft Account you can track down and find misplaced or lost devices very easily.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> devices Find My Device Find my Phone lost track Windows 10 Windows 10 Tue, 22 Nov 2016 17:25:00 +0000 80431 at Review: ROMOSS Solo5 10000mAh Power Bank <div class="node-body gallery-body"><p>Backup power for devices is a must - particularly for travelers and those who put big demands on their mobile devices from playing game likes Pokemon Go and others. Powerbanks are pretty a dime-a-dozen these days. They&#39;ve become so common you can literally snag one in the checkout line at the grocery store. But not all powerbanks are created equal.</p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> powerbank Romoss Hardware Mon, 21 Nov 2016 22:28:00 +0000 80421 at Review: Afterglow AG 9+ Prismatic True Wireless Headset for Xbox One <div class="node-body gallery-body"><p>I recently reviewed the <a href="">Afterglow LVL 5+ Headset for Xbox One</a> from PDP. The LVL 5+ is a great, mid-range headset and an awesome gift for the holidays. However, after testing the LVL 5+, I was invited to also test the <a href="" target="_blank">Afterglow AG 9+</a> and I have to admit that the contrast was stark. What the LVL 5+ does for the mid-range, the AG 9+ does for the upper crust.</p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Xbox One Xbox One Hardware Mon, 21 Nov 2016 20:41:00 +0000 80411 at