On MSFT https://www.onmsft.com Previously WinBeta, your top source for Windows 10 and Microsoft news Sat, 22 Jul 2017 01:17:07 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.8 95021432 Enjoy Xbox Live Multiplayer for free from July 21-July 23 https://www.onmsft.com/news/enjoy-xbox-live-multiplayer-for-free-from-july-21-july-23 https://www.onmsft.com/news/enjoy-xbox-live-multiplayer-for-free-from-july-21-july-23#respond Fri, 21 Jul 2017 22:17:02 +0000 https://www.onmsft.com/?p=119350 Starting today, you can enjoy Xbox Live Multiplayer for free on Xbox One and Xbox 360 through Sunday, July 23. ]]> https://www.onmsft.com/news/enjoy-xbox-live-multiplayer-for-free-from-july-21-july-23/feed 0 119350 Microsoft’s chatbot Zo not a fan of Windows 10, actually prefers Linux https://www.onmsft.com/news/microsofts-chatbot-zo-is-not-a-fan-of-windows-10-prefers-linux https://www.onmsft.com/news/microsofts-chatbot-zo-is-not-a-fan-of-windows-10-prefers-linux#respond Fri, 21 Jul 2017 22:08:44 +0000 https://www.onmsft.com/?p=119341 Microsoft's chatbot Zo has apparently gone rogue again, saying some not so positive things about the company's latest and greatest operating system.]]> https://www.onmsft.com/news/microsofts-chatbot-zo-is-not-a-fan-of-windows-10-prefers-linux/feed 0 119341 Windows Template Studio 1.2 is now available, here’s what’s new https://www.onmsft.com/news/windows-template-studio-1-2-is-now-available-heres-whats-new https://www.onmsft.com/news/windows-template-studio-1-2-is-now-available-heres-whats-new#respond Fri, 21 Jul 2017 18:31:29 +0000 https://www.onmsft.com/?p=119323 Microsoft has just released Windows Template Studio 1.2, the latest version its UWP app creation tool that will soon replace Windows App Studio.]]> https://www.onmsft.com/news/windows-template-studio-1-2-is-now-available-heres-whats-new/feed 0 119323 EditorsKeys keyboard covers turn your Surface Pro into an Adobe machine https://www.onmsft.com/news/editorskeys-keyboard-covers-turn-your-surface-pro-into-an-adobe-machine https://www.onmsft.com/news/editorskeys-keyboard-covers-turn-your-surface-pro-into-an-adobe-machine#respond Fri, 21 Jul 2017 18:21:14 +0000 https://www.onmsft.com/?p=119327 EditorKeys, best known for their brand of Adobe apps focused keyboard covers, has just made a set of covers that can be placed on a Surface Pro, Surface Pro 4, Surface Book, and Surface Laptop. ]]> https://www.onmsft.com/news/editorskeys-keyboard-covers-turn-your-surface-pro-into-an-adobe-machine/feed 0 119327 Play next Overwatch hero Doomfist in Minecraft before his big Blizzard debut https://www.onmsft.com/news/play-next-overwatch-hero-doomfist-in-minecraft-before-his-big-blizzard-debut https://www.onmsft.com/news/play-next-overwatch-hero-doomfist-in-minecraft-before-his-big-blizzard-debut#respond Fri, 21 Jul 2017 17:33:02 +0000 https://www.onmsft.com/?p=119315 Creator McMakinstein has released a video showing off Doomfist, the upcoming brawler for Overwatch, in Minecraft.]]> https://www.onmsft.com/news/play-next-overwatch-hero-doomfist-in-minecraft-before-his-big-blizzard-debut/feed 0 119315 Microsoft debuts Security Risk Detection, a cloud based tool to find bugs in software https://www.onmsft.com/news/microsoft-debuts-security-risk-detection-a-cloud-based-tool-to-find-bugs-in-software https://www.onmsft.com/news/microsoft-debuts-security-risk-detection-a-cloud-based-tool-to-find-bugs-in-software#respond Fri, 21 Jul 2017 17:01:27 +0000 https://www.onmsft.com/?p=119310 Microsoft Security Risk Detection, a new cloud-based tool that leverages artificial intelligence to find critical bugs in software is now generally available.]]> https://www.onmsft.com/news/microsoft-debuts-security-risk-detection-a-cloud-based-tool-to-find-bugs-in-software/feed 0 119310 Surface Pro 4 firmware update adds battery control slider https://www.onmsft.com/news/surface-pro-4-firmware-update-adds-battery-control-slider https://www.onmsft.com/news/surface-pro-4-firmware-update-adds-battery-control-slider#respond Fri, 21 Jul 2017 15:45:05 +0000 https://www.onmsft.com/?p=119304 Microsoft's Surface Pro 4 is getting a new battery control slider that allow users to prioritize performance over battery life, and vice versa. ]]> https://www.onmsft.com/news/surface-pro-4-firmware-update-adds-battery-control-slider/feed 0 119304 Disabling telemetry in Windows 10 turns off all Xbox achievements -here’s how to turn it back on https://www.onmsft.com/news/disabling-telemetry-in-windows-10-turns-off-all-xbox-achievements-heres-how-to-turn-it-back-on https://www.onmsft.com/news/disabling-telemetry-in-windows-10-turns-off-all-xbox-achievements-heres-how-to-turn-it-back-on#respond Fri, 21 Jul 2017 15:11:30 +0000 https://www.onmsft.com/?p=119295 Turning off all data collection on Windows 10 will also disable Xbox achievements for all Windows Store games that support them.]]> https://www.onmsft.com/news/disabling-telemetry-in-windows-10-turns-off-all-xbox-achievements-heres-how-to-turn-it-back-on/feed 0 119295 Microsoft finds end-around to battle Russian hackers Fancy Bear https://www.onmsft.com/news/microsoft-finds-end-around-to-battle-russian-hackers-fancy-bear https://www.onmsft.com/news/microsoft-finds-end-around-to-battle-russian-hackers-fancy-bear#respond Fri, 21 Jul 2017 15:06:20 +0000 https://www.onmsft.com/?p=119284 Microsoft has been slowly building a legal case to bring Fancy Bear into court for reserving domain names that infringed on the company's trademark.]]> https://www.onmsft.com/news/microsoft-finds-end-around-to-battle-russian-hackers-fancy-bear/feed 0 119284 Update: Microsoft didn’t ban cop for using police officer photo on Xbox Live https://www.onmsft.com/news/microsoft-bans-cop-for-using-police-officer-photo-on-xbox-live https://www.onmsft.com/news/microsoft-bans-cop-for-using-police-officer-photo-on-xbox-live#respond Fri, 21 Jul 2017 14:12:39 +0000 https://www.onmsft.com/?p=119283 Officer Michael Lee was logging onto his Xbox Live account to realize that he was under suspension from Microsoft.]]> https://www.onmsft.com/news/microsoft-bans-cop-for-using-police-officer-photo-on-xbox-live/feed 0 119283 The new Skype app will soon suggest mutual contacts for you https://www.onmsft.com/news/the-new-skype-app-will-soon-suggest-mutual-contacts-for-you https://www.onmsft.com/news/the-new-skype-app-will-soon-suggest-mutual-contacts-for-you#respond Fri, 21 Jul 2017 13:30:36 +0000 https://www.onmsft.com/?p=119276 The messaging app is further evolving into a real social network with the introduction of mutual contacts suggestions in the latest preview apps on iOS and Android.]]> https://www.onmsft.com/news/the-new-skype-app-will-soon-suggest-mutual-contacts-for-you/feed 0 119276 Conga Master is now available to play on Xbox One https://www.onmsft.com/news/conga-master-is-now-available-to-play-on-xbox-one https://www.onmsft.com/news/conga-master-is-now-available-to-play-on-xbox-one#respond Fri, 21 Jul 2017 09:12:10 +0000 https://www.onmsft.com/?p=119261 The musical party game, Conga Master, is now playable on the Xbox One console. The new game supports local multiplayer for up to four players and boasts a fun retro art style. Here’s the game description, shopping link, and trailer: The dance floor fills, the line gets longer… come on down, it’s time to conga! […]]]> https://www.onmsft.com/news/conga-master-is-now-available-to-play-on-xbox-one/feed 0 119261 Skype for Linux gets group video calls in latest update https://www.onmsft.com/news/skype-for-linux-gets-group-calls-in-latest-update https://www.onmsft.com/news/skype-for-linux-gets-group-calls-in-latest-update#respond Fri, 21 Jul 2017 08:50:40 +0000 https://www.onmsft.com/?p=119256 The official Skype for Linux app, which is currently in beta, has updated to Version 5.4, fixing several unnamed bugs and added some new features such as Group video calling. Here’s the full release notes: Enabled the Group video calling Updated to Electron 1.7.4 for performance and security improvements Fixed the Skype Update repository keys […]]]> https://www.onmsft.com/news/skype-for-linux-gets-group-calls-in-latest-update/feed 0 119256 Pro Evolution Soccer 2018 online beta begins today on Xbox One https://www.onmsft.com/news/pro-evolution-soccer-2018-online-beta-begins-today-on-xbox-one https://www.onmsft.com/news/pro-evolution-soccer-2018-online-beta-begins-today-on-xbox-one#respond Fri, 21 Jul 2017 08:24:09 +0000 https://www.onmsft.com/?p=119250 The online beta for Pro Evolution Soccer 2018 is now active on Xbox One and will run until the 31st of July. The online beta will consist of both the Quickmatch and Online Co-Op modes and can be downloaded for free from the Xbox’s digital storefront. Note that after the 31st, the online beta will […]]]> https://www.onmsft.com/news/pro-evolution-soccer-2018-online-beta-begins-today-on-xbox-one/feed 0 119250 LinkedIn Lite app now available to download in India, launching internationally soon https://www.onmsft.com/news/indias-linkedin-lite-app-now-available-to-download https://www.onmsft.com/news/indias-linkedin-lite-app-now-available-to-download#respond Fri, 21 Jul 2017 07:55:30 +0000 https://www.onmsft.com/?p=119244 The official LinkedIn Lite app designed for Android devices in the Indian market is now available to download. The app offer access to most of the main LinkedIn features but reduces the amount of bandwidth required for it to function and is itself only one MB in size. “Developed by LinkedIn’s R&D team in Bengaluru, […]]]> https://www.onmsft.com/news/indias-linkedin-lite-app-now-available-to-download/feed 0 119244 Analyst predicts an Xbox One X failure in the near future https://www.onmsft.com/news/analyst-predicts-an-xbox-one-x-failure-in-the-near-future https://www.onmsft.com/news/analyst-predicts-an-xbox-one-x-failure-in-the-near-future#respond Fri, 21 Jul 2017 07:26:12 +0000 https://www.onmsft.com/?p=119239 The launch of Microsoft’s Xbox One X console is still a few months out and people are already weighing in on whether they think it will succeed or not. Someone who thinks it might not do so well is analyst, Michael Pachter, who suspects that the $500 price tag could be an issue for consumers. […]]]> https://www.onmsft.com/news/analyst-predicts-an-xbox-one-x-failure-in-the-near-future/feed 0 119239 New documentary planned for The Witcher video game series https://www.onmsft.com/news/new-documentary-planned-for-the-witcher-video-game-series https://www.onmsft.com/news/new-documentary-planned-for-the-witcher-video-game-series#respond Thu, 20 Jul 2017 22:56:40 +0000 https://www.onmsft.com/?p=119223 While The Witcher franchise has a long and storied history in the world of print through the novels of Andrzej Sapkowski, this documentary will focus on the game series]]> https://www.onmsft.com/news/new-documentary-planned-for-the-witcher-video-game-series/feed 0 119223 Gigantic comes out of beta with full launch on Xbox One, Windows 10, and Steam https://www.onmsft.com/news/gigantic-comes-out-of-beta-with-full-launch-on-xbox-one-windows-10-and-steam https://www.onmsft.com/news/gigantic-comes-out-of-beta-with-full-launch-on-xbox-one-windows-10-and-steam#respond Thu, 20 Jul 2017 22:52:49 +0000 https://www.onmsft.com/?p=119221 Gigantic is one of the first competitive online games to be funded by Microsoft directly, and its success could drastically influence the future of Microsoft Studios.]]> https://www.onmsft.com/news/gigantic-comes-out-of-beta-with-full-launch-on-xbox-one-windows-10-and-steam/feed 0 119221 Xbox revenue growing slow and steady for Microsoft in Q4 17′ earnings https://www.onmsft.com/news/xbox-revenue-growing-slow-and-steady-for-microsoft-in-q4-17-earnings https://www.onmsft.com/news/xbox-revenue-growing-slow-and-steady-for-microsoft-in-q4-17-earnings#respond Thu, 20 Jul 2017 22:09:03 +0000 https://www.onmsft.com/?p=119230 Microsoft's Xbox division posted some pretty impressive numbers during the company's Q4 17' earnings report.]]> https://www.onmsft.com/news/xbox-revenue-growing-slow-and-steady-for-microsoft-in-q4-17-earnings/feed 0 119230 Microsoft’s Surface production caused the company’s Q4 17′ revenue decline https://www.onmsft.com/news/microsofts-surface-production-caused-the-companys-q4-17-revenue-decline https://www.onmsft.com/news/microsofts-surface-production-caused-the-companys-q4-17-revenue-decline#respond Thu, 20 Jul 2017 21:30:46 +0000 https://www.onmsft.com/?p=119220 Microsoft also had to disclose that its Surface line shrunk 2% in the past three months. ]]> https://www.onmsft.com/news/microsofts-surface-production-caused-the-companys-q4-17-revenue-decline/feed 0 119220 Once again the cloud proves fertile for Microsoft growth bringing in $6.5 billion for Q4 17′ https://www.onmsft.com/news/once-again-the-cloud-proves-fertile-for-microsoft-growth-bringing-in-6-5-billion-for-q4 https://www.onmsft.com/news/once-again-the-cloud-proves-fertile-for-microsoft-growth-bringing-in-6-5-billion-for-q4#respond Thu, 20 Jul 2017 20:45:43 +0000 https://www.onmsft.com/?p=119212 Microsoft's Cloud and Office offerings helped nudge the company forward with a net income of $6.5 billion on $23.3 billion dollars worth of revenue.]]> https://www.onmsft.com/news/once-again-the-cloud-proves-fertile-for-microsoft-growth-bringing-in-6-5-billion-for-q4/feed 0 119212 Has Microsoft given up on Bing Webmaster Tools? Pages don’t load, “unstable and unusable,” say reports https://www.onmsft.com/news/has-microsoft-given-up-on-bing-webmaster-tools-pages-dont-load-unstable-and-unusable-say-reports https://www.onmsft.com/news/has-microsoft-given-up-on-bing-webmaster-tools-pages-dont-load-unstable-and-unusable-say-reports#respond Thu, 20 Jul 2017 16:39:38 +0000 https://www.onmsft.com/?p=119182 Bing Webmaster tools seem to be somewhat broken these days, with many users complaining about various errors when browsing the website.]]> https://www.onmsft.com/news/has-microsoft-given-up-on-bing-webmaster-tools-pages-dont-load-unstable-and-unusable-say-reports/feed 0 119182 Business data giant Dun & Bradstreet signs up with Microsoft for Azure, Dynamics 365 https://www.onmsft.com/news/business-data-giant-dun-bradstreet-signs-up-with-microsoft-for-azure-dynamics-365 https://www.onmsft.com/news/business-data-giant-dun-bradstreet-signs-up-with-microsoft-for-azure-dynamics-365#respond Thu, 20 Jul 2017 16:35:28 +0000 https://www.onmsft.com/?p=119172 Microsoft partnered with Dun & Bradstreet, a global leader in data analytics, to offer the power of Dynamics 365 and Azure. ]]> https://www.onmsft.com/news/business-data-giant-dun-bradstreet-signs-up-with-microsoft-for-azure-dynamics-365/feed 0 119172 Here are the top four quests in the latest Windows 10 Insiders bug bash https://www.onmsft.com/news/here-are-the-top-four-quests-in-the-latest-windows-10-insiders-bug-bash https://www.onmsft.com/news/here-are-the-top-four-quests-in-the-latest-windows-10-insiders-bug-bash#respond Thu, 20 Jul 2017 16:25:42 +0000 https://www.onmsft.com/?p=119178 Dona Sarker tweeted today sharing a fun insight that Windows Insiders actually had the same top quests as the production team. ]]> https://www.onmsft.com/news/here-are-the-top-four-quests-in-the-latest-windows-10-insiders-bug-bash/feed 0 119178 Builder takes Minecraft out of this world with a ‘Galaxy Hub’ https://www.onmsft.com/news/builder-takes-minecraft-out-of-this-world-with-a-galaxy-hub https://www.onmsft.com/news/builder-takes-minecraft-out-of-this-world-with-a-galaxy-hub#respond Thu, 20 Jul 2017 16:09:14 +0000 https://www.onmsft.com/?p=119173 Mojang has highlighted another community builder project, only this time, it's a bit more extraterrestrial.]]> https://www.onmsft.com/news/builder-takes-minecraft-out-of-this-world-with-a-galaxy-hub/feed 0 119173 Investors optimistic as Microsoft gets ready to release 4th Quarter, full year earnings today https://www.onmsft.com/news/investors-optimistic-as-microsoft-gets-ready-to-release-4th-quarter-full-year-earnings-today https://www.onmsft.com/news/investors-optimistic-as-microsoft-gets-ready-to-release-4th-quarter-full-year-earnings-today#respond Thu, 20 Jul 2017 15:40:49 +0000 https://www.onmsft.com/?p=119163 Today is the day for Microsoft's Q4 2017 earnings reports, and investors are holding hopes for big numbers while Microsoft rides an all-time high.]]> https://www.onmsft.com/news/investors-optimistic-as-microsoft-gets-ready-to-release-4th-quarter-full-year-earnings-today/feed 0 119163 A “simpler, easier” Microsoft Account login page coming for “lots” of services https://www.onmsft.com/news/a-simpler-easier-microsoft-account-login-page-coming-for-lots-of-services https://www.onmsft.com/news/a-simpler-easier-microsoft-account-login-page-coming-for-lots-of-services#respond Thu, 20 Jul 2017 15:39:08 +0000 https://www.onmsft.com/?p=119152 Microsoft is currently testing a new account login page on some of its online services such as Bing and Outlook.com, and the company says that it should be "simpler and hopefully easier."]]> https://www.onmsft.com/news/a-simpler-easier-microsoft-account-login-page-coming-for-lots-of-services/feed 0 119152 Telltale Games announces Batman: The Enemy Within game https://www.onmsft.com/news/telltale-games-announces-batman-the-enemy-within-game https://www.onmsft.com/news/telltale-games-announces-batman-the-enemy-within-game#respond Thu, 20 Jul 2017 15:32:42 +0000 https://www.onmsft.com/?p=119153 Telltale announces the next chapter in the Batman series, Batman: The Enemy Within.]]> https://www.onmsft.com/news/telltale-games-announces-batman-the-enemy-within-game/feed 0 119153 The Walking Dead: The Final Season announced for 2018 https://www.onmsft.com/news/the-walking-dead-the-final-season-announced-for-2018 https://www.onmsft.com/news/the-walking-dead-the-final-season-announced-for-2018#respond Thu, 20 Jul 2017 14:54:49 +0000 https://www.onmsft.com/?p=119146 The fourth and final season of The Walking Dead: The Telltale Series on Windows 10 and Xbox One.]]> https://www.onmsft.com/news/the-walking-dead-the-final-season-announced-for-2018/feed 0 119146 Save some money and pick up a refurbished Surface Book from Microsoft for $883 https://www.onmsft.com/news/save-some-money-and-pick-up-a-refurbished-surface-book-from-microsoft-for-883 https://www.onmsft.com/news/save-some-money-and-pick-up-a-refurbished-surface-book-from-microsoft-for-883#respond Thu, 20 Jul 2017 13:16:56 +0000 https://www.onmsft.com/?p=119133 You can now save some money and pick up a refurbished Surface Book from Microsoft for $883!]]> https://www.onmsft.com/news/save-some-money-and-pick-up-a-refurbished-surface-book-from-microsoft-for-883/feed 0 119133