On MSFT https://www.onmsft.com Previously WinBeta, your top source for Windows 10 and Microsoft news Sun, 23 Apr 2017 22:42:25 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.7.4 95021432 Windows 10 news recap: Windows 10 Mail to get improved Gmail support, Redstone 3 arriving in September and more https://www.onmsft.com/news/windows-10-news-recap-windows-10-mail-to-get-improved-gmail-support-redstone-3-arriving-in-september-and-more https://www.onmsft.com/news/windows-10-news-recap-windows-10-mail-to-get-improved-gmail-support-redstone-3-arriving-in-september-and-more#respond Sun, 23 Apr 2017 16:21:25 +0000 https://www.onmsft.com/?p=109714 Take a look at the top Windows 10 news - from 2 major updates for Windows 10 and Office per year, to Windows 10 Cloudbook minimum specs being leaked.]]> https://www.onmsft.com/news/windows-10-news-recap-windows-10-mail-to-get-improved-gmail-support-redstone-3-arriving-in-september-and-more/feed 0 109714 Microsoft news recap: Microsoft To-Do to replace Wunderlist, Phone Sign-In for Microsoft Accounts and more https://www.onmsft.com/news/microsoft-news-recap-microsoft-to-do-to-replace-wunderlist-phone-sign-in-for-microsoft-accounts-and-more https://www.onmsft.com/news/microsoft-news-recap-microsoft-to-do-to-replace-wunderlist-phone-sign-in-for-microsoft-accounts-and-more#respond Sun, 23 Apr 2017 14:35:47 +0000 https://www.onmsft.com/?p=109711 Take a look at the top Microsoft news for the past week - from Phone Sign-In being made globally available (excluding Windows phone users) to Microsoft To-Do being the replacement for Wunderlist.]]> https://www.onmsft.com/news/microsoft-news-recap-microsoft-to-do-to-replace-wunderlist-phone-sign-in-for-microsoft-accounts-and-more/feed 0 109711 Xbox news recap: possible Project Scorpio price leaked, Xbox Game Pass “close to launch” and more https://www.onmsft.com/news/xbox-news-recap-possible-project-scorpio-price-leaked-xbox-game-pass-close-to-launch-and-more https://www.onmsft.com/news/xbox-news-recap-possible-project-scorpio-price-leaked-xbox-game-pass-close-to-launch-and-more#respond Sat, 22 Apr 2017 21:43:59 +0000 https://www.onmsft.com/?p=109683 Check out our weekly Xbox news recap series, where we go over the top stories of the past week in the world of Xbox.]]> https://www.onmsft.com/news/xbox-news-recap-possible-project-scorpio-price-leaked-xbox-game-pass-close-to-launch-and-more/feed 0 109683 FIFA 17 makes its way to the EA Access Vault https://www.onmsft.com/news/fifa-17-makes-its-way-to-the-ea-access-vault https://www.onmsft.com/news/fifa-17-makes-its-way-to-the-ea-access-vault#respond Sat, 22 Apr 2017 21:07:32 +0000 https://www.onmsft.com/?p=109698 EA has added FIFA 17 to the EA Access Vault for Xbox One gamers.]]> https://www.onmsft.com/news/fifa-17-makes-its-way-to-the-ea-access-vault/feed 0 109698 ID@Xbox reaches 500 titles across Xbox One and Windows 10 https://www.onmsft.com/news/idxbox-reaches-500-titles-across-xbox-one-and-windows-10 https://www.onmsft.com/news/idxbox-reaches-500-titles-across-xbox-one-and-windows-10#respond Sat, 22 Apr 2017 21:01:29 +0000 https://www.onmsft.com/?p=109694 The ID@Xbox platform has reached a milestone of releasing its 500th title across Xbox One and Windows 10.]]> https://www.onmsft.com/news/idxbox-reaches-500-titles-across-xbox-one-and-windows-10/feed 0 109694 Windows 10 Mobile news recap: market share goes up, potential future of Windows phone and more https://www.onmsft.com/news/windows-10-mobile-news-recap-market-share-goes-up-potential-future-of-windows-phone-and-more https://www.onmsft.com/news/windows-10-mobile-news-recap-market-share-goes-up-potential-future-of-windows-phone-and-more#respond Sat, 22 Apr 2017 18:24:18 +0000 https://www.onmsft.com?p=109340&preview=true&preview_id=109340 Check out our weekly Windows 10 Mobile news recap series, where we go over the top stories of the past week in the world of Microsoft’s mobile operating system.]]> https://www.onmsft.com/news/windows-10-mobile-news-recap-market-share-goes-up-potential-future-of-windows-phone-and-more/feed 0 109340 Bing has a new Fun and Games section, but you can’t access it yet https://www.onmsft.com/news/bing-has-a-new-fun-and-games-section-but-you-cant-access-it-yet https://www.onmsft.com/news/bing-has-a-new-fun-and-games-section-but-you-cant-access-it-yet#respond Sat, 22 Apr 2017 16:10:46 +0000 https://www.onmsft.com/?p=109676 Bing has added a new Fun and Games section, however, it currently directs to a 404 page.]]> https://www.onmsft.com/news/bing-has-a-new-fun-and-games-section-but-you-cant-access-it-yet/feed 0 109676 Bing makes it easier for webmasters to appeal Copyright Removal Notices and see pages affected https://www.onmsft.com/news/bing-makes-it-easier-for-webmasters-to-appeal-copyright-removal-notices-and-see-pages-affected https://www.onmsft.com/news/bing-makes-it-easier-for-webmasters-to-appeal-copyright-removal-notices-and-see-pages-affected#respond Sat, 22 Apr 2017 15:03:30 +0000 https://www.onmsft.com/?p=109673 Bing now allows webmasters to view Copyright Removal Notices and appeal them if they wish to do so.]]> https://www.onmsft.com/news/bing-makes-it-easier-for-webmasters-to-appeal-copyright-removal-notices-and-see-pages-affected/feed 0 109673 Call of Duty WWII reveal set for next week https://www.onmsft.com/news/call-of-duty-wwii-reveal-set-for-next-week https://www.onmsft.com/news/call-of-duty-wwii-reveal-set-for-next-week#respond Sat, 22 Apr 2017 12:35:50 +0000 https://www.onmsft.com/?p=109666 Activison has set the date for the worldwide reveal of Call of Duty: WWII.]]> https://www.onmsft.com/news/call-of-duty-wwii-reveal-set-for-next-week/feed 0 109666 Focused Inbox, more coming to Gmail accounts in Windows 10 Mail and Calendar https://www.onmsft.com/news/focused-inbox-more-coming-to-gmail-accounts-in-windows-10-mail-and-calendar https://www.onmsft.com/news/focused-inbox-more-coming-to-gmail-accounts-in-windows-10-mail-and-calendar#respond Fri, 21 Apr 2017 18:25:40 +0000 https://www.onmsft.com/?p=109651 The Focused Inbox tab and a few other features are being introduced to Windows Insiders with Gmail accounts. ]]> https://www.onmsft.com/news/focused-inbox-more-coming-to-gmail-accounts-in-windows-10-mail-and-calendar/feed 0 109651 Office UWP apps make brief appearance in Windows Store as “Soup” and “Sandwich” https://www.onmsft.com/news/office-uwp-apps-make-brief-appearance-in-windows-store-as-soup-and-sandwich https://www.onmsft.com/news/office-uwp-apps-make-brief-appearance-in-windows-store-as-soup-and-sandwich#respond Fri, 21 Apr 2017 17:50:05 +0000 https://www.onmsft.com/?p=109640 Microsoft Office was spotted as a UWP on Windows Store disguised as some rather delicious meal items. ]]> https://www.onmsft.com/news/office-uwp-apps-make-brief-appearance-in-windows-store-as-soup-and-sandwich/feed 0 109640 Chuwi looks for Indiegogo funding for Surface-like “Surbook” https://www.onmsft.com/news/chuwi-looks-for-indiegogo-funding-for-surface-like-surbook https://www.onmsft.com/news/chuwi-looks-for-indiegogo-funding-for-surface-like-surbook#respond Fri, 21 Apr 2017 17:43:27 +0000 https://www.onmsft.com/?p=109625 Chuwi's next project is set to take on Microsoft's Surface Book. ]]> https://www.onmsft.com/news/chuwi-looks-for-indiegogo-funding-for-surface-like-surbook/feed 0 109625 Microsoft to present first ever Windows Developer Awards at Build next month https://www.onmsft.com/news/microsoft-to-present-first-ever-windows-developer-awards-at-build-next-month https://www.onmsft.com/news/microsoft-to-present-first-ever-windows-developer-awards-at-build-next-month#respond Fri, 21 Apr 2017 17:39:23 +0000 https://www.onmsft.com/?p=109639 Microsoft's annual developer conference will be quite special this year as the company will honor Windows developers with the first-ever Windows Developer Awards. ]]> https://www.onmsft.com/news/microsoft-to-present-first-ever-windows-developer-awards-at-build-next-month/feed 0 109639 Top 5 Windows 10 apps you probably didn’t know about https://www.onmsft.com/news/top-5-microsoft-windows-10-apps-you-didnt-know-about https://www.onmsft.com/news/top-5-microsoft-windows-10-apps-you-didnt-know-about#respond Fri, 21 Apr 2017 17:12:37 +0000 https://www.onmsft.com/?p=109544 Here's a look at the top 5 Microsoft Windows 10 apps that you probably didn't know existed.]]> https://www.onmsft.com/news/top-5-microsoft-windows-10-apps-you-didnt-know-about/feed 0 109544 Lara Croft, Star Wars titles coming as May’s free Games with Gold https://www.onmsft.com/news/lara-croft-star-wars-titles-coming-as-mays-free-games-with-gold https://www.onmsft.com/news/lara-croft-star-wars-titles-coming-as-mays-free-games-with-gold#respond Fri, 21 Apr 2017 16:49:53 +0000 https://www.onmsft.com/?p=109606 As we near the end of April, it's time for a new rotation of Games with Gold. These titles will be available free to Xbox Live Gold subscribers next month.]]> https://www.onmsft.com/news/lara-croft-star-wars-titles-coming-as-mays-free-games-with-gold/feed 0 109606 Xbox Fanfest to try again next week with ticket giveaway after failed first attempt https://www.onmsft.com/news/xbox-fanfest-to-try-again-next-week-with-ticket-giveaway-after-failed-first-attempt https://www.onmsft.com/news/xbox-fanfest-to-try-again-next-week-with-ticket-giveaway-after-failed-first-attempt#respond Fri, 21 Apr 2017 16:47:22 +0000 https://www.onmsft.com/?p=109616 Microsoft will re-open registrations for Xbox FanFest next week after the first giveaway had to be canceled yesterday. ]]> https://www.onmsft.com/news/xbox-fanfest-to-try-again-next-week-with-ticket-giveaway-after-failed-first-attempt/feed 0 109616 Windows 10 “Cloudbook” minimum specs leaked https://www.onmsft.com/news/windows-10-cloudbook-minimum-specs-leaked https://www.onmsft.com/news/windows-10-cloudbook-minimum-specs-leaked#respond Fri, 21 Apr 2017 15:50:05 +0000 https://www.onmsft.com/?p=109603 An internal document has just revealed the minimum required specs for Windows 10 Cloud, the new Windows 10 SKU that Microsoft is expected to introduce next month. ]]> https://www.onmsft.com/news/windows-10-cloudbook-minimum-specs-leaked/feed 0 109603 Fighting game Tekken 7 spotted with a 40 GB pre-download on Xbox One https://www.onmsft.com/news/fighting-game-tekken-7-spotted-with-a-40-gb-pre-download-on-xbox-one https://www.onmsft.com/news/fighting-game-tekken-7-spotted-with-a-40-gb-pre-download-on-xbox-one#respond Fri, 21 Apr 2017 15:30:10 +0000 https://www.onmsft.com/?p=109602 Early this morning, an Xbox One user found Tekken 7 pre-downloading on their device with a very surprising file size. ]]> https://www.onmsft.com/news/fighting-game-tekken-7-spotted-with-a-40-gb-pre-download-on-xbox-one/feed 0 109602 ShadowFX gains support for Windows 10 custom accent color https://www.onmsft.com/news/shadowfx-gains-support-for-windows-10-custom-accent-color https://www.onmsft.com/news/shadowfx-gains-support-for-windows-10-custom-accent-color#respond Fri, 21 Apr 2017 14:47:29 +0000 https://www.onmsft.com/?p=109586 Yesterday, Stardock's ShadowFX got an update adding two new shadow styles, and more.]]> https://www.onmsft.com/news/shadowfx-gains-support-for-windows-10-custom-accent-color/feed 0 109586 Microsoft adds Family Calendar, available from anywhere via Outlook.com https://www.onmsft.com/news/microsoft-adds-family-calendar-available-from-anywhere-via-outlook-com https://www.onmsft.com/news/microsoft-adds-family-calendar-available-from-anywhere-via-outlook-com#respond Fri, 21 Apr 2017 14:37:51 +0000 https://www.onmsft.com/?p=109590 Microsoft is currently rolling out Family Calendars to all Outlook.com users who have already set up a Microsoft Family. ]]> https://www.onmsft.com/news/microsoft-adds-family-calendar-available-from-anywhere-via-outlook-com/feed 0 109590 Dropbox UWP app gets Project Neon redesign on Windows 10 https://www.onmsft.com/news/dropbox-uwp-app-gets-project-neon-redesign-on-windows-10 https://www.onmsft.com/news/dropbox-uwp-app-gets-project-neon-redesign-on-windows-10#respond Fri, 21 Apr 2017 13:49:04 +0000 https://www.onmsft.com/?p=109582 The latest version of the Dropbox UWP app brings various performance improvements plus an improved UI inspired by Microsoft's new design language.]]> https://www.onmsft.com/news/dropbox-uwp-app-gets-project-neon-redesign-on-windows-10/feed 0 109582 Popular city building game Cities: Skyline is now available on Xbox One https://www.onmsft.com/news/popular-city-building-game-cities-skyline-is-now-available-on-xbox-one https://www.onmsft.com/news/popular-city-building-game-cities-skyline-is-now-available-on-xbox-one#respond Fri, 21 Apr 2017 13:27:24 +0000 https://www.onmsft.com/?p=109576 Cities: Skyline, the popular city building game from developer Colossal Order is now available on the Xbox One.]]> https://www.onmsft.com/news/popular-city-building-game-cities-skyline-is-now-available-on-xbox-one/feed 0 109576 Xbox gamers unlock over 700 million in Gamerscore last week https://www.onmsft.com/news/xbox-gamers-unlock-over-700-million-in-gamerscore-last-week https://www.onmsft.com/news/xbox-gamers-unlock-over-700-million-in-gamerscore-last-week#respond Fri, 21 Apr 2017 12:44:42 +0000 https://www.onmsft.com/?p=109572 Xbox exec Mike Ybarra shared yesterday some interesting hard data proving the incredible passion of Xbox gamers. ]]> https://www.onmsft.com/news/xbox-gamers-unlock-over-700-million-in-gamerscore-last-week/feed 0 109572 New Snapdragon 835 Windows 10 mobile PCs due this year https://www.onmsft.com/news/new-snapdragon-835-windows-10-mobile-pcs-due-this-year https://www.onmsft.com/news/new-snapdragon-835-windows-10-mobile-pcs-due-this-year#respond Fri, 21 Apr 2017 07:10:16 +0000 https://www.onmsft.com/?p=109565 In an earnings call on Wednesday, Qualcomm CEO, Steve Mollenkopf, has confirmed that the first Windows 10 PC powered by the new ARM-based Snapdragon 835 processor will debut sometime in the fourth quarter of 2017. “We have an opportunity to disrupt the existing suppliers of the PC and the datacentre,” he said. “Our Snapdragon 835 […]]]> https://www.onmsft.com/news/new-snapdragon-835-windows-10-mobile-pcs-due-this-year/feed 0 109565 Halo Wars: Definitive Edition is now available on Xbox, Windows 10, and Steam https://www.onmsft.com/news/halo-wars-definitive-edition-is-now-avaialble-on-xbox-windows-10-store-steam https://www.onmsft.com/news/halo-wars-definitive-edition-is-now-avaialble-on-xbox-windows-10-store-steam#respond Thu, 20 Apr 2017 23:53:32 +0000 https://www.onmsft.com/?p=109546 The game was previously only available to those who bought the collector's edition of Halo Wars 2, so fans of the cult classic were barred entry.]]> https://www.onmsft.com/news/halo-wars-definitive-edition-is-now-avaialble-on-xbox-windows-10-store-steam/feed 0 109546 Throwback Thursday: Watch this Windows 95 Launch Video https://www.onmsft.com/news/throwback-thursday-watch-this-windows-95-launch-video https://www.onmsft.com/news/throwback-thursday-watch-this-windows-95-launch-video#respond Thu, 20 Apr 2017 19:40:57 +0000 https://www.onmsft.com/?p=109521 If you were around in the 90’s, then you’ve likely encountered this sound. Microsoft Windows 95 was released on August 24, 1995, and support for it ran until the turn of the century. But in its time, Windows 95 was the game-changing operating system that, unlike its predecessor Windows 3.1, became the foundation we’ve come to […]]]> https://www.onmsft.com/news/throwback-thursday-watch-this-windows-95-launch-video/feed 0 109521 Satya Nadella wants to build “the new forms of computing” for consumers, see Windows 10 as an OS “for all of your devices” https://www.onmsft.com/news/satya-nadella-wants-to-build-the-new-forms-of-computing-for-consumers-see-windows-10-as-an-os-for-all-of-your-devices https://www.onmsft.com/news/satya-nadella-wants-to-build-the-new-forms-of-computing-for-consumers-see-windows-10-as-an-os-for-all-of-your-devices#respond Thu, 20 Apr 2017 19:00:27 +0000 https://www.onmsft.com/?p=109522 Microsoft's CEO Satya Nadella just gave a lengthy interview to Business Insider where he discussed the past, present and future of Microsoft.]]> https://www.onmsft.com/news/satya-nadella-wants-to-build-the-new-forms-of-computing-for-consumers-see-windows-10-as-an-os-for-all-of-your-devices/feed 0 109522 Microsoft announces Microsoft IoT Central, a new SaaS solution to simplify IoT https://www.onmsft.com/news/microsoft-announces-microsoft-iot-central-a-new-saas-solution-to-simplify-iot https://www.onmsft.com/news/microsoft-announces-microsoft-iot-central-a-new-saas-solution-to-simplify-iot#respond Thu, 20 Apr 2017 18:36:35 +0000 https://www.onmsft.com/?p=109520 Microsoft today is announcing Microsoft IoT Central, a new software-as-a-service (SaaS) solution to simplify IoT solutions.]]> https://www.onmsft.com/news/microsoft-announces-microsoft-iot-central-a-new-saas-solution-to-simplify-iot/feed 0 109520 Redstone 3 coming in September; Microsoft commits to Windows 10, Office releases twice a year https://www.onmsft.com/news/redstone-3-coming-in-september-microsoft-commits-to-windows-10-office-releases-twice-a-year https://www.onmsft.com/news/redstone-3-coming-in-september-microsoft-commits-to-windows-10-office-releases-twice-a-year#respond Thu, 20 Apr 2017 16:59:13 +0000 https://www.onmsft.com/?p=109494 Microsoft today announced that they will be committed to coordinated twice a year Windows 10 and Office releases.]]> https://www.onmsft.com/news/redstone-3-coming-in-september-microsoft-commits-to-windows-10-office-releases-twice-a-year/feed 0 109494 Five more Xbox 360 games hit Xbox One Backward Compatibility today https://www.onmsft.com/news/five-more-xbox-360-games-hit-xbox-one-backward-compatibility-today https://www.onmsft.com/news/five-more-xbox-360-games-hit-xbox-one-backward-compatibility-today#respond Thu, 20 Apr 2017 16:56:22 +0000 https://www.onmsft.com/?p=109504 Xbox's Major Nelson has just that five new Xbox Live Arcade games are being added to the Xbox One Backward Compatibility list today.]]> https://www.onmsft.com/news/five-more-xbox-360-games-hit-xbox-one-backward-compatibility-today/feed 0 109504