On MSFT https://www.onmsft.com Previously WinBeta, your top source for Windows 10 and Microsoft news Fri, 23 Jun 2017 17:16:30 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.8 Google to finally stop reading your email to show ads in new play to win corporate customers https://www.onmsft.com/news/google-to-finally-stop-reading-your-email-to-show-ads-in-new-play-to-win-corporate-customers https://www.onmsft.com/news/google-to-finally-stop-reading-your-email-to-show-ads-in-new-play-to-win-corporate-customers#respond Fri, 23 Jun 2017 17:16:30 +0000 https://www.onmsft.com/?p=116576 Microsoft has long ridiculed Google’s penchant for scanning user Gmail content to show relevant ads within the web based email client, going so far as to mount a “Scroogled” campaign against the practice: The Scroogled campaign has since been scrapped, but the process has never sat well with some customers, including corporate users who understandably […]]]> https://www.onmsft.com/news/google-to-finally-stop-reading-your-email-to-show-ads-in-new-play-to-win-corporate-customers/feed 0 Microsoft begins rollout of new classroom experience in Teams for Office 365 Education customers https://www.onmsft.com/news/microsoft-begins-rollout-of-new-classroom-experience-in-teams-for-office-365-education-customers https://www.onmsft.com/news/microsoft-begins-rollout-of-new-classroom-experience-in-teams-for-office-365-education-customers#respond Fri, 23 Jun 2017 17:04:13 +0000 https://www.onmsft.com/?p=116569 Microsoft is rolling out today new classroom experiences in Teams for all Office 365 Education customers.]]> https://www.onmsft.com/news/microsoft-begins-rollout-of-new-classroom-experience-in-teams-for-office-365-education-customers/feed 0 How to enable the full screen Start Menu in Windows 10 https://www.onmsft.com/news/how-to-enable-the-full-screen-start-menu-in-windows-10 https://www.onmsft.com/news/how-to-enable-the-full-screen-start-menu-in-windows-10#respond Fri, 23 Jun 2017 16:00:16 +0000 https://www.onmsft.com/?p=115965 With Windows 10, Microsoft remedied one of the biggest criticisms of Windows 8 by bringing back the Start Menu. By combining the traditional Windows 7 Start Menu with the Start Screen Live Tiles of Windows 8, the company created a hybrid of the two that’s much easier to use on desktop PCs. In some instances, […]]]> https://www.onmsft.com/news/how-to-enable-the-full-screen-start-menu-in-windows-10/feed 0 Microsoft Teams adds Dropbox, Google Drive, Box Drive, ShareFile integrations for cloud storage https://www.onmsft.com/news/microsoft-teams-adds-dropbox-google-drive-box-drive-sharefile-integrations-for-cloud-storage https://www.onmsft.com/news/microsoft-teams-adds-dropbox-google-drive-box-drive-sharefile-integrations-for-cloud-storage#respond Fri, 23 Jun 2017 15:58:52 +0000 https://www.onmsft.com/?p=116562 Dropbox, Box, Google Drive, and ShareFile have all joined Microsoft Teams.]]> https://www.onmsft.com/news/microsoft-teams-adds-dropbox-google-drive-box-drive-sharefile-integrations-for-cloud-storage/feed 0 Windows 10 File History backup returns in latest Insider build https://www.onmsft.com/news/windows-10-file-history-backup-returns-in-latest-insider-build https://www.onmsft.com/news/windows-10-file-history-backup-returns-in-latest-insider-build#respond Fri, 23 Jun 2017 14:26:23 +0000 https://www.onmsft.com/?p=116551 While Microsoft didn't mention it in the massive build 16226 changelog, File History backup made a quiet return in the Windows 10 Settings app.]]> https://www.onmsft.com/news/windows-10-file-history-backup-returns-in-latest-insider-build/feed 0 Two men arrested for attempting to hack Microsoft https://www.onmsft.com/news/two-men-arrested-for-attempting-to-hack-microsoft https://www.onmsft.com/news/two-men-arrested-for-attempting-to-hack-microsoft#respond Fri, 23 Jun 2017 13:13:02 +0000 https://www.onmsft.com/?p=116544 Two Britons have been arrested yesterday by the local authorities for attempting to hack into Microsoft's network, but the company says that they did not gain access to customer information.]]> https://www.onmsft.com/news/two-men-arrested-for-attempting-to-hack-microsoft/feed 0 Xbox Play Anywhere game Gigantic graduating from Beta in July https://www.onmsft.com/news/xbox-play-anywhere-game-gigantic-graduating-from-beta-in-july https://www.onmsft.com/news/xbox-play-anywhere-game-gigantic-graduating-from-beta-in-july#respond Fri, 23 Jun 2017 12:45:43 +0000 https://www.onmsft.com/?p=116535 Gigantic, the free-to-play third-person MOBA that is currently available on Xbox One, Windows 7, 8 and 10 will finally go out of beta next month.]]> https://www.onmsft.com/news/xbox-play-anywhere-game-gigantic-graduating-from-beta-in-july/feed 0 Xbox One players having problems with Dungeon Defenders 2 https://www.onmsft.com/news/xbox-one-players-having-problems-with-dungeon-defenders-2 https://www.onmsft.com/news/xbox-one-players-having-problems-with-dungeon-defenders-2#respond Fri, 23 Jun 2017 07:54:19 +0000 https://www.onmsft.com/?p=116528 Dungeon Defenders 2 only launched on the Xbox One yesterday but it’s already having a variety of troubles relating to unlocking Xbox Achievements, connecting online, and even opening the game. Frustrated users have taken to Reddit and Twitter to complain and while the game’s developers have made some changes that have improved functionality for some, […]]]> https://www.onmsft.com/news/xbox-one-players-having-problems-with-dungeon-defenders-2/feed 0 Xbox One gains TV DVR functionality with latest Sling TV app update https://www.onmsft.com/news/xbox-one-gains-tv-dvr-functionality-with-latest-sling-tv-app-update https://www.onmsft.com/news/xbox-one-gains-tv-dvr-functionality-with-latest-sling-tv-app-update#respond Fri, 23 Jun 2017 07:13:35 +0000 https://www.onmsft.com/?p=116524 The Sling app has updated to Version 2.0.242.0 on Windows 10 and Version 101.0.205.0 on Xbox One and has added Cloud DVR functionality. This feature essentially allows users to record TV shows, save them to the cloud, and then watch them on-demand on any of their devices with the Sling app installed. This is particularly […]]]> https://www.onmsft.com/news/xbox-one-gains-tv-dvr-functionality-with-latest-sling-tv-app-update/feed 0 Sway iOS app update adds support for video https://www.onmsft.com/news/sway-ios-app-update-adds-support-for-video https://www.onmsft.com/news/sway-ios-app-update-adds-support-for-video#respond Fri, 23 Jun 2017 06:52:15 +0000 https://www.onmsft.com/?p=116518 Microsoft has updated their Sway app on iOS devices to Version 1.19 and has added a fair bit of extra functionality to it in the process. Sway now sports a new co-author invite link, new design layout options, design previews, and support for recording and embedding videos. Here’s the full release notes: Invite to co-author […]]]> https://www.onmsft.com/news/sway-ios-app-update-adds-support-for-video/feed 0 This recreation of Super Mario Bros as an augmented reality game for the HoloLens is absolutely fantastic https://www.onmsft.com/news/this-recreation-of-super-mario-bros-as-an-augmented-reality-game-for-the-hololens-is-absolutely-fantastic https://www.onmsft.com/news/this-recreation-of-super-mario-bros-as-an-augmented-reality-game-for-the-hololens-is-absolutely-fantastic#respond Fri, 23 Jun 2017 06:33:43 +0000 https://www.onmsft.com/?p=116503 Abhishek Singh, a 28-year-old NYU ITP graduate has recreated the iconic first level of Super Mario Bros in augmented reality with Microsoft HoloLens.]]> https://www.onmsft.com/news/this-recreation-of-super-mario-bros-as-an-augmented-reality-game-for-the-hololens-is-absolutely-fantastic/feed 0 Titanfall 2 DLC and Xbox One X 4K details released https://www.onmsft.com/news/titanfall-2-dlc-and-xbox-one-x-4k-details-released https://www.onmsft.com/news/titanfall-2-dlc-and-xbox-one-x-4k-details-released#respond Fri, 23 Jun 2017 06:28:20 +0000 https://www.onmsft.com/?p=116513 EA has announced their sixth load of downloadable content (DLC) for the Titanfall 2 video game and has provided confirmation on their plans for the title on Microsoft’s upcoming Xbox One X console. The new DLC will be called The War Games and is planned to launch on the 27th of June. The update will […]]]> https://www.onmsft.com/news/titanfall-2-dlc-and-xbox-one-x-4k-details-released/feed 0 Microsoft updates changelog for build 16226, includes new Mixed Reality experiences, more known issues. https://www.onmsft.com/news/microsoft-updates-changelog-for-build-16226-includes-new-mixed-reality-experiences-more-known-issues https://www.onmsft.com/news/microsoft-updates-changelog-for-build-16226-includes-new-mixed-reality-experiences-more-known-issues#respond Thu, 22 Jun 2017 22:09:37 +0000 https://www.onmsft.com/?p=116493 Brandon LeBlanc on Twitter recently put out an announcement saying that the team has added in more known issues for the build, along with a section regarding Mixed Reality.]]> https://www.onmsft.com/news/microsoft-updates-changelog-for-build-16226-includes-new-mixed-reality-experiences-more-known-issues/feed 0 Here are just a few games worth buying in this year’s Steam Summer Sale https://www.onmsft.com/news/here-are-just-a-few-games-worth-buying-in-this-years-steam-summer-sale https://www.onmsft.com/news/here-are-just-a-few-games-worth-buying-in-this-years-steam-summer-sale#respond Thu, 22 Jun 2017 21:56:41 +0000 https://www.onmsft.com/?p=116489 You'll need to pore through it all on your own to get a good idea of what's worth buying, but that list should get you started.]]> https://www.onmsft.com/news/here-are-just-a-few-games-worth-buying-in-this-years-steam-summer-sale/feed 0 Golf, Netflix, highlight Steve Ballmer’s activities in days after he left as Microsoft CEO https://www.onmsft.com/news/golf-netflix-highlight-steve-ballmers-activities-in-days-after-he-left-as-microsoft-ceo https://www.onmsft.com/news/golf-netflix-highlight-steve-ballmers-activities-in-days-after-he-left-as-microsoft-ceo#respond Thu, 22 Jun 2017 21:55:44 +0000 https://www.onmsft.com/?p=116487 Apparently, Steve Ballmer had been staying plenty busy during the end of his time with the Redmond giant - with golf and Netflix. ]]> https://www.onmsft.com/news/golf-netflix-highlight-steve-ballmers-activities-in-days-after-he-left-as-microsoft-ceo/feed 0 Learn more about the lucky teens who are a part of Microsoft’s Council for Digital Good https://www.onmsft.com/news/learn-more-about-the-lucky-teens-who-are-a-part-of-microsofts-council-for-digital-good https://www.onmsft.com/news/learn-more-about-the-lucky-teens-who-are-a-part-of-microsofts-council-for-digital-good#respond Thu, 22 Jun 2017 21:52:58 +0000 https://www.onmsft.com/?p=116485 Microsoft plans to work with this council to "grow a kinder, more empathetic and respectful online world."]]> https://www.onmsft.com/news/learn-more-about-the-lucky-teens-who-are-a-part-of-microsofts-council-for-digital-good/feed 0 Take a Power BI Survey and you might come home with a $50 gift card https://www.onmsft.com/news/take-a-power-bi-survey-and-you-might-come-home-with-a-50-gift-card https://www.onmsft.com/news/take-a-power-bi-survey-and-you-might-come-home-with-a-50-gift-card#respond Thu, 22 Jun 2017 21:49:39 +0000 https://www.onmsft.com/?p=116482 The gift card will be sent out on a completely random basis - three people will be selected to receive it, out of the individuals who took the survey.]]> https://www.onmsft.com/news/take-a-power-bi-survey-and-you-might-come-home-with-a-50-gift-card/feed 0 Microsoft says the Fireball cybersecurity threat was ‘overblown’ https://www.onmsft.com/news/microsoft-says-the-fireball-cybersecurity-threat-was-overblown https://www.onmsft.com/news/microsoft-says-the-fireball-cybersecurity-threat-was-overblown#respond Thu, 22 Jun 2017 18:48:55 +0000 https://www.onmsft.com/?p=116461 Check Point might have to contend with the Microsoft for being the 'first' to discover and fight against Fireball. The Redmond giant has been at it 3 years now.]]> https://www.onmsft.com/news/microsoft-says-the-fireball-cybersecurity-threat-was-overblown/feed 0 That Microsoft Face Swap app now available on iOS devices https://www.onmsft.com/news/that-microsoft-face-swap-app-now-available-on-ios-devices https://www.onmsft.com/news/that-microsoft-face-swap-app-now-available-on-ios-devices#respond Thu, 22 Jun 2017 18:47:05 +0000 https://www.onmsft.com/?p=116464 Microsoft Garage released another app for iOS users, Face Swap.]]> https://www.onmsft.com/news/that-microsoft-face-swap-app-now-available-on-ios-devices/feed 0 Xamarin is offering a free 27 chapter eBook for mobile developers https://www.onmsft.com/news/xamarin-is-offering-a-free-27-chapter-ebook-for-mobile-developers https://www.onmsft.com/news/xamarin-is-offering-a-free-27-chapter-ebook-for-mobile-developers#respond Thu, 22 Jun 2017 18:18:40 +0000 https://www.onmsft.com/?p=116284 Developers at least interested in creating new and potentially cross-platform mobile experiences can now pick up a full 27-chapter ePub book]]> https://www.onmsft.com/news/xamarin-is-offering-a-free-27-chapter-ebook-for-mobile-developers/feed 0 Lenovo X1 Yoga Gen 2: an in-depth look at an all around impressive Windows 2-in-1 https://www.onmsft.com/news/lenovo-x1-yoga-gen-2-an-in-depth-look-at-an-all-around-impressive-windows-2-in-1 https://www.onmsft.com/news/lenovo-x1-yoga-gen-2-an-in-depth-look-at-an-all-around-impressive-windows-2-in-1#respond Thu, 22 Jun 2017 17:16:48 +0000 https://www.onmsft.com/?p=115421 The Lenovo X1 Yoga is An all around impressive 2-in-1 with excellent design, specs, build that puts pen and touch front and center.]]> https://www.onmsft.com/news/lenovo-x1-yoga-gen-2-an-in-depth-look-at-an-all-around-impressive-windows-2-in-1/feed 0 Microsoft releases Xbox Insider Hub app to the Windows Store https://www.onmsft.com/news/microsoft-releases-xbox-insider-hub-app-to-the-windows-store https://www.onmsft.com/news/microsoft-releases-xbox-insider-hub-app-to-the-windows-store#respond Thu, 22 Jun 2017 16:39:26 +0000 https://www.onmsft.com/?p=116438 Microsoft has released an Xbox Insider Hub app to the Windows Store]]> https://www.onmsft.com/news/microsoft-releases-xbox-insider-hub-app-to-the-windows-store/feed 0 Hey Insiders, get the official “Adventures of Ninja Cat theme pack for Windows 10, free! https://www.onmsft.com/news/hey-insiders-get-the-official-adventures-of-ninja-cat-theme-pack-for-windows-10-free https://www.onmsft.com/news/hey-insiders-get-the-official-adventures-of-ninja-cat-theme-pack-for-windows-10-free#respond Thu, 22 Jun 2017 16:35:36 +0000 https://www.onmsft.com/?p=116439 Microsoft is pushing the Ninja Cat hype to the next level with an official "Adventures of Ninja Cat" theme for Windows 10 PCs.]]> https://www.onmsft.com/news/hey-insiders-get-the-official-adventures-of-ninja-cat-theme-pack-for-windows-10-free/feed 0 Windows 10 Preview build 16226 chock full of features (and bugs): here’s our recap https://www.onmsft.com/news/windows-10-preview-build-16226-chock-full-of-features-and-bugs-heres-our-recap https://www.onmsft.com/news/windows-10-preview-build-16226-chock-full-of-features-and-bugs-heres-our-recap#respond Thu, 22 Jun 2017 16:01:35 +0000 https://www.onmsft.com/?p=116416 Here's a recap of where you can find everything about the Windows 10 Insider Preview build 16226 here at OnMSFT.]]> https://www.onmsft.com/news/windows-10-preview-build-16226-chock-full-of-features-and-bugs-heres-our-recap/feed 0 How to manage personal, work and school accounts in Windows 10 https://www.onmsft.com/news/how-to-manage-personal-work-and-school-accounts-in-windows-10 https://www.onmsft.com/news/how-to-manage-personal-work-and-school-accounts-in-windows-10#respond Thu, 22 Jun 2017 16:00:17 +0000 https://www.onmsft.com/?p=115465 Windows 10 includes simplified options for staying connected to your work or school account on your personal device. Unlike previous Windows versions, you can use files and resources provided by your organisation without having to switch user accounts. The operating system lets you link external accounts to your main sign-in address. To get started, head […]]]> https://www.onmsft.com/news/how-to-manage-personal-work-and-school-accounts-in-windows-10/feed 0 Windows 10 Insider build 16226: is it buggy for you, too? https://www.onmsft.com/news/windows-10-insider-build-16226-is-it-buggy-for-you-too https://www.onmsft.com/news/windows-10-insider-build-16226-is-it-buggy-for-you-too#respond Thu, 22 Jun 2017 15:52:49 +0000 https://www.onmsft.com/?p=116408 Windows 10 build 16226 seems to be very buggy, are you experiencing issues too?]]> https://www.onmsft.com/news/windows-10-insider-build-16226-is-it-buggy-for-you-too/feed 0 Turns out Windows 10 S blocks side-loaded UWP apps, regedit, powershell, and cmd, too https://www.onmsft.com/news/turns-out-windows-10-s-blocks-side-loaded-uwp-apps-regedit-powershell-and-cmd-too https://www.onmsft.com/news/turns-out-windows-10-s-blocks-side-loaded-uwp-apps-regedit-powershell-and-cmd-too#respond Thu, 22 Jun 2017 15:07:19 +0000 https://www.onmsft.com/?p=116405 If Microsoft designed Windows 10 S as the most secure version of Windows 10, it turns out that the new OS doesn't support many power users features such as regedit, Powershell, and the Windows Command processor.]]> https://www.onmsft.com/news/turns-out-windows-10-s-blocks-side-loaded-uwp-apps-regedit-powershell-and-cmd-too/feed 0 HoloLens developer brings Super Mario Bros to New York’s Central Park https://www.onmsft.com/news/hololens-developer-brings-super-mario-bros-to-new-yorks-central-park https://www.onmsft.com/news/hololens-developer-brings-super-mario-bros-to-new-yorks-central-park#respond Thu, 22 Jun 2017 14:23:29 +0000 https://www.onmsft.com/?p=116399 One 28-year-old developer has topped them all by bringing Super Mario Bros to New York's Central Park, and it's all powered by Microsoft's HoloLens.]]> https://www.onmsft.com/news/hololens-developer-brings-super-mario-bros-to-new-yorks-central-park/feed 0 Hands-on with Windows 10 build 16226 https://www.onmsft.com/news/hands-on-with-windows-10-build-16226 https://www.onmsft.com/news/hands-on-with-windows-10-build-16226#respond Thu, 22 Jun 2017 13:12:51 +0000 https://www.onmsft.com/?p=116352 Microsoft Edge In last week’s build, Microsoft Edge was updated with several new features such as annotation of .ePUB files and the ability to go full screen with the F11 key. Build 16226 now lets you ink (sort of) into your .ePUB files. You don’t actually write on the text itself, but on little sticky […]]]> https://www.onmsft.com/news/hands-on-with-windows-10-build-16226/feed 0 Microsoft updates its Surface Tools for IT including support for the Surface Pro and Surface Laptop https://www.onmsft.com/news/microsoft-updates-its-surface-tools-for-it-including-support-for-the-surface-pro-and-surface-laptop https://www.onmsft.com/news/microsoft-updates-its-surface-tools-for-it-including-support-for-the-surface-pro-and-surface-laptop#respond Thu, 22 Jun 2017 13:01:56 +0000 https://www.onmsft.com/?p=116387 Microsoft released new versions of its Surface Tools for IT Pros that support the freshly released Surface Pro and Surface Laptop.]]> https://www.onmsft.com/news/microsoft-updates-its-surface-tools-for-it-including-support-for-the-surface-pro-and-surface-laptop/feed 0