On MSFT https://www.onmsft.com Previously WinBeta, your top source for Windows 10 and Microsoft news Tue, 21 Feb 2017 10:26:05 +0000 en-US hourly 1 95021432 Yoku’s Island Express will come to the Windows Store on Windows 10 via Xbox Play Anywhere https://www.onmsft.com/news/yokus-island-express-will-come-to-the-windows-store-on-windows-10-via-xbox-play-anywhere https://www.onmsft.com/news/yokus-island-express-will-come-to-the-windows-store-on-windows-10-via-xbox-play-anywhere#respond Tue, 21 Feb 2017 10:20:22 +0000 https://www.onmsft.com/?p=102955 Yoku's Island Express developer, Villa Gorilla, is coming to Windows 10 via the Windows Store, making use of Microsoft's Xbox Play Anywhere.]]> https://www.onmsft.com/news/yokus-island-express-will-come-to-the-windows-store-on-windows-10-via-xbox-play-anywhere/feed 0 102955 Pre-order Trulon: The Shadow Engine video game on Xbox One and get 20% off https://www.onmsft.com/news/pre-order-trulon-the-shadow-engine-video-game-on-xbox-one-and-get-20-off https://www.onmsft.com/news/pre-order-trulon-the-shadow-engine-video-game-on-xbox-one-and-get-20-off#respond Tue, 21 Feb 2017 05:59:53 +0000 https://www.onmsft.com/?p=102950 The new Xbox One video game, Trulon: The Shadow Engine, is now available to pre-order digitally and for the next three days, anyone who pre-orders will get a 20% discount on the sale price. The game is inspired by Japanese roleplaying games and features a card-based attack system, four playable characters, and over one hundred […]]]> https://www.onmsft.com/news/pre-order-trulon-the-shadow-engine-video-game-on-xbox-one-and-get-20-off/feed 0 102950 Microsoft Personal Shopping Assistant Edge Extension adds hundreds of new merchants https://www.onmsft.com/news/microsoft-personal-shopping-assistant-edge-extension-adds-hundreds-if-new-merchants https://www.onmsft.com/news/microsoft-personal-shopping-assistant-edge-extension-adds-hundreds-if-new-merchants#respond Tue, 21 Feb 2017 05:46:13 +0000 https://www.onmsft.com/?p=102944 The Personal Shopping Assistant extension for Microsoft’s Edge internet browser has updated to Version 1.1707.15.0 and added support for “hundreds” of new merchants around the world, new Facebook and email share options, bug fixes, and support for the Shopping Scenario of the Week which is used to demonstrate how the extension can be used. Microsoft […]]]> https://www.onmsft.com/news/microsoft-personal-shopping-assistant-edge-extension-adds-hundreds-if-new-merchants/feed 0 102944 New survival horror video game Vaccine launches on Xbox One https://www.onmsft.com/news/new-survival-horror-video-game-vaccine-launches-on-xbox-one https://www.onmsft.com/news/new-survival-horror-video-game-vaccine-launches-on-xbox-one#respond Tue, 21 Feb 2017 05:32:14 +0000 https://www.onmsft.com/?p=102940 A new survival horror video game by the name of Vaccine is now available to download and play on the Xbox One in several regions. The game is developed by the Spanish studio, Rainy Night Creations, and also available on PS4, Steam, and WiiU. Here’s the official game description: Find a vaccine for your infected […]]]> https://www.onmsft.com/news/new-survival-horror-video-game-vaccine-launches-on-xbox-one/feed 0 102940 Microsoft Translator updates on Android devices with new fixes and improvements https://www.onmsft.com/news/microsoft-translator-updates-on-android-devices-with-new-fixes-and-improvements https://www.onmsft.com/news/microsoft-translator-updates-on-android-devices-with-new-fixes-and-improvements#respond Tue, 21 Feb 2017 05:19:31 +0000 https://www.onmsft.com/?p=102937 Microsoft’s Translator app has updated for Android devices to Version 3.0.165 and now starts-up a lot faster, has fixed several disconnect bugs that occurred in Conversation Mode, now has improved error messages, and includes a variety of other bug fixes. Translator is a rather solid language app that supports a wide number of languages and […]]]> https://www.onmsft.com/news/microsoft-translator-updates-on-android-devices-with-new-fixes-and-improvements/feed 0 102937 4 player co-op brawler Zombie Vikings coming to Xbox One https://www.onmsft.com/news/4-player-co-op-brawler-zombie-vikings-coming-to-xbox-one https://www.onmsft.com/news/4-player-co-op-brawler-zombie-vikings-coming-to-xbox-one#respond Tue, 21 Feb 2017 05:04:09 +0000 https://www.onmsft.com/?p=102932 The Steam and PlayStation 4 video game, Zombie Vikings, has been confirmed for release on Microsoft’s Xbox One console. The title is a four-player local co-op brawler influenced by 90s games but with modern graphics and gameplay mechanics. Here’s the official game description: From the creators of indie smash hit Stick It to The Man! […]]]> https://www.onmsft.com/news/4-player-co-op-brawler-zombie-vikings-coming-to-xbox-one/feed 0 102932 Cortana for Android gets new notification settings in latest update https://www.onmsft.com/news/cortana-for-android-gets-new-notification-settings-in-latest-update https://www.onmsft.com/news/cortana-for-android-gets-new-notification-settings-in-latest-update#respond Tue, 21 Feb 2017 04:16:38 +0000 https://www.onmsft.com/?p=102928 The Cortana app on Android has updated to Version 2.1.7 and now offers some added functionality to several features. With this update installed, Android users can now edit their favorite places in settings and control their notifications in settings. There was also an opt-out bug that has been fixed with this update. The Android Cortana […]]]> https://www.onmsft.com/news/cortana-for-android-gets-new-notification-settings-in-latest-update/feed 0 102928 Indian Windows 10 news app DailyHunt upgrades to UWP app format, new mobile app announced https://www.onmsft.com/news/indian-windows-10-news-app-dailyhunt-upgrades-to-uwp-app-format https://www.onmsft.com/news/indian-windows-10-news-app-dailyhunt-upgrades-to-uwp-app-format#respond Tue, 21 Feb 2017 04:02:48 +0000 https://www.onmsft.com/?p=102920 The Indian news app, DailyHunt, has released a brand new version for Windows 10 PCs and tablets in the new Universal Windows Platform app format (UWP) and the release notes for the app reveal that a new app is also in development for Windows 10 Mobile. A future update will also add support for the […]]]> https://www.onmsft.com/news/indian-windows-10-news-app-dailyhunt-upgrades-to-uwp-app-format/feed 0 102920 Xbox One owners getting free Final Fantasy video game next month https://www.onmsft.com/news/xbox-one-owners-getting-free-final-fantasy-video-game-next-month https://www.onmsft.com/news/xbox-one-owners-getting-free-final-fantasy-video-game-next-month#respond Tue, 21 Feb 2017 03:45:47 +0000 https://www.onmsft.com/?p=102913 Square Enix has just announced that the mini-game, A King’s Tale, which was given away as an exclusive pre-order bonus to GameStop and EB Games customers who bought Final Fantasy XV, will be made free for everyone on Xbox One from March 1st 2017. The game is an old-school Final Fantasy homage and features combos, […]]]> https://www.onmsft.com/news/xbox-one-owners-getting-free-final-fantasy-video-game-next-month/feed 0 102913 How to download the Xbox One MyTube app today https://www.onmsft.com/news/how-to-download-the-xbox-one-mytube-app-today https://www.onmsft.com/news/how-to-download-the-xbox-one-mytube-app-today#respond Tue, 21 Feb 2017 03:25:15 +0000 https://www.onmsft.com/?p=102909 The Windows 10 myTube Beta app has just updated with added support for Microsoft’s Xbox One video game console. The app isn’t discoverable in a search on the console yet but can be added to a user’s “Ready to install” list on the Xbox One by claiming it on the Windows Store here on a […]]]> https://www.onmsft.com/news/how-to-download-the-xbox-one-mytube-app-today/feed 0 102909 10,000 Gwent Xbox One and Windows 10 game preview codes are being given away right now https://www.onmsft.com/news/10000-gwent-xbox-one-and-windows-10-game-preview-codes-are-being-given-away-right-now https://www.onmsft.com/news/10000-gwent-xbox-one-and-windows-10-game-preview-codes-are-being-given-away-right-now#respond Tue, 21 Feb 2017 02:56:26 +0000 https://www.onmsft.com/?p=102905 Gwent: The Witcher Card Game is an upcoming video game based on a mini-game in the latest The Witcher main video game series. The digital card game will be part of Microsoft’s Xbox Play Anywhere initiative which will allow for cross-play and cross-saves between Xbox One consoles and Windows 10 devices and has already gone […]]]> https://www.onmsft.com/news/10000-gwent-xbox-one-and-windows-10-game-preview-codes-are-being-given-away-right-now/feed 0 102905 NuAns officially announces it is not offering Windows 10 Mobile with the Neo Reloaded, chooses Android 7.1 https://www.onmsft.com/news/nuans-officially-announces-it-is-not-offering-windows-10-mobile-with-the-neo-reloaded-chooses-android-7-1 https://www.onmsft.com/news/nuans-officially-announces-it-is-not-offering-windows-10-mobile-with-the-neo-reloaded-chooses-android-7-1#respond Mon, 20 Feb 2017 21:53:35 +0000 https://www.onmsft.com/?p=102893 NuAns has announced its latest mobile device, Neo Reloaded, however, it is dropping support for Windows 10 Mobile.]]> https://www.onmsft.com/news/nuans-officially-announces-it-is-not-offering-windows-10-mobile-with-the-neo-reloaded-chooses-android-7-1/feed 0 102893 Xbox Insider team aim to bring Beam to Preview Beta ring Insiders this week https://www.onmsft.com/news/xbox-insider-team-aim-to-bring-beam-to-preview-beta-ring-insiders-this-week https://www.onmsft.com/news/xbox-insider-team-aim-to-bring-beam-to-preview-beta-ring-insiders-this-week#respond Mon, 20 Feb 2017 21:44:41 +0000 https://www.onmsft.com/?p=102889 The Xbox team is aiming to bring Beam to Xbox Insiders on the Preview Beta ring this week.]]> https://www.onmsft.com/news/xbox-insider-team-aim-to-bring-beam-to-preview-beta-ring-insiders-this-week/feed 0 102889 Microsoft Germany shows Windows 10 Mobile integrating with Mercedes E-Class at European Police Congress https://www.onmsft.com/news/microsoft-germany-shows-windows-10-mobile-integrating-with-mercedes-e-class-at-european-police-congress https://www.onmsft.com/news/microsoft-germany-shows-windows-10-mobile-integrating-with-mercedes-e-class-at-european-police-congress#respond Mon, 20 Feb 2017 21:33:40 +0000 https://www.onmsft.com/?p=102884 Microsoft Germany is at the European Police Congress showing off Windows 10 Mobile's Continuum capabilities in a Mercedes car designed for police.]]> https://www.onmsft.com/news/microsoft-germany-shows-windows-10-mobile-integrating-with-mercedes-e-class-at-european-police-congress/feed 0 102884 Beam founder: we haven’t had the time to launch on Windows 10 Mobile https://www.onmsft.com/news/beam-founder-we-havent-had-the-time-to-launch-on-windows-10-mobile https://www.onmsft.com/news/beam-founder-we-havent-had-the-time-to-launch-on-windows-10-mobile#respond Mon, 20 Feb 2017 21:18:08 +0000 https://www.onmsft.com/?p=102880 Beam's founder has claimed that they just "haven't had the time to launch on W10M," would you like to see Beam on Windows 10 Mobile?]]> https://www.onmsft.com/news/beam-founder-we-havent-had-the-time-to-launch-on-windows-10-mobile/feed 0 102880 Privacy watchdogs in the EU still have issues with Windows 10’s settings https://www.onmsft.com/news/privacy-watchdogs-in-the-eu-still-have-issues-with-windows-10s-settings https://www.onmsft.com/news/privacy-watchdogs-in-the-eu-still-have-issues-with-windows-10s-settings#respond Mon, 20 Feb 2017 21:11:00 +0000 https://www.onmsft.com/?p=102874 EU privacy watchdogs have again raised concerns at the level of protection of personal data in Windows 10.]]> https://www.onmsft.com/news/privacy-watchdogs-in-the-eu-still-have-issues-with-windows-10s-settings/feed 0 102874 Yoku’s Island Express coming to Xbox One, watch the reveal trailer https://www.onmsft.com/news/yokus-island-express-coming-to-xbox-one-watch-the-reveal-trailer https://www.onmsft.com/news/yokus-island-express-coming-to-xbox-one-watch-the-reveal-trailer#respond Mon, 20 Feb 2017 20:28:04 +0000 https://www.onmsft.com/?p=102865 Yoku's Island Express is an open-world pinball adventure developed by Villa Gorilla, coming to Xbox One winter 2017/18.]]> https://www.onmsft.com/news/yokus-island-express-coming-to-xbox-one-watch-the-reveal-trailer/feed 0 102865 Full Metal Furies coming to Xbox One and Windows 10 with cross-play, watch the trailer https://www.onmsft.com/news/full-metal-furies-coming-to-xbox-one-and-windows-10-with-cross-play-watch-the-trailer https://www.onmsft.com/news/full-metal-furies-coming-to-xbox-one-and-windows-10-with-cross-play-watch-the-trailer#respond Mon, 20 Feb 2017 19:52:36 +0000 https://www.onmsft.com/?p=102861 Full Metal Furies is coming to Xbox One and Windows 10 this year, bringing cross-play support in a team-based brawler.]]> https://www.onmsft.com/news/full-metal-furies-coming-to-xbox-one-and-windows-10-with-cross-play-watch-the-trailer/feed 0 102861 Why the HP Elite x3 is the best Windows phone I have ever owned https://www.onmsft.com/news/why-the-hp-elite-x3-is-the-best-windows-phone-i-have-ever-owned https://www.onmsft.com/news/why-the-hp-elite-x3-is-the-best-windows-phone-i-have-ever-owned#respond Mon, 20 Feb 2017 19:31:28 +0000 https://www.onmsft.com/?p=94857 HP really hit a homerun with the Elite x3, powered by Windows 10 Mobile. This is a powerful productivity device that can shift into different modes for different use cases, allowing you to get work done no matter where you are.  HP graciously provided OnMSFT with a review unit several months ago and I’ve been […]]]> https://www.onmsft.com/news/why-the-hp-elite-x3-is-the-best-windows-phone-i-have-ever-owned/feed 0 94857 Melinda Gates almost left Microsoft due to male dominated culture, now promoting women in tech https://www.onmsft.com/news/melinda-gates-almost-left-microsoft-due-to-male-dominated-culture-now-promoting-women-in-tech https://www.onmsft.com/news/melinda-gates-almost-left-microsoft-due-to-male-dominated-culture-now-promoting-women-in-tech#respond Mon, 20 Feb 2017 18:15:41 +0000 https://www.onmsft.com/?p=102847 Melinda Gates is pushing diversity in tech, and she knows a thing or two about the problems women face in the technology workforce, because she was in it herself. According to a recent interview she gave to the Seattle Times, Gates almost quit Microsoft because of the cultural problems she faced there: When Dallas native Melinda French joined […]]]> https://www.onmsft.com/news/melinda-gates-almost-left-microsoft-due-to-male-dominated-culture-now-promoting-women-in-tech/feed 0 102847 Microsoft’s Azure making gains in business use, survey shows https://www.onmsft.com/news/microsofts-azure-making-gains-in-business-use-survey-shows https://www.onmsft.com/news/microsofts-azure-making-gains-in-business-use-survey-shows#respond Mon, 20 Feb 2017 17:43:49 +0000 https://www.onmsft.com/?p=102838 Overall Azure adoption saw a significant year-over-year growth according to cloud management company RightScale, which recent study shows that AWS adoption stayed flat during the same period.]]> https://www.onmsft.com/news/microsofts-azure-making-gains-in-business-use-survey-shows/feed 0 102838 MSN to add sponsor links in content in new partnership with VigLink https://www.onmsft.com/news/msn-to-add-sponsor-links-in-content-in-new-partnership-with-viglink https://www.onmsft.com/news/msn-to-add-sponsor-links-in-content-in-new-partnership-with-viglink#respond Mon, 20 Feb 2017 16:28:22 +0000 https://www.onmsft.com/?p=102827 VigLink, a San Francisco-based content platform announced today that is has partnered with MSN to add sponsor links in content.]]> https://www.onmsft.com/news/msn-to-add-sponsor-links-in-content-in-new-partnership-with-viglink/feed 0 102827 Don’t forget, Microsoft Stores are having a President’s Sale today, save on Surface, PCs, more https://www.onmsft.com/news/dont-forget-microsoft-stores-are-having-a-presidents-sale-today-save-on-surface-pcs-more https://www.onmsft.com/news/dont-forget-microsoft-stores-are-having-a-presidents-sale-today-save-on-surface-pcs-more#respond Mon, 20 Feb 2017 16:18:22 +0000 https://www.onmsft.com/?p=102829 Microsoft is currently running a Presidents' Day sale and you can save big on Surface hardware, Windows 10 devices, Xbox One S bundles, PC accessories and more.]]> https://www.onmsft.com/news/dont-forget-microsoft-stores-are-having-a-presidents-sale-today-save-on-surface-pcs-more/feed 0 102829 Microsoft promises Xbox Insider Preview Alpha Multiplayer issue fix this week https://www.onmsft.com/news/microsoft-promises-xbox-insider-preview-alpha-multiplayer-issue-fix-this-week https://www.onmsft.com/news/microsoft-promises-xbox-insider-preview-alpha-multiplayer-issue-fix-this-week#respond Mon, 20 Feb 2017 16:13:41 +0000 https://www.onmsft.com/?p=102828 The Xbox engineering team is now testing a fix internally for Multiplayer issues for people on the Xbox Insider program.]]> https://www.onmsft.com/news/microsoft-promises-xbox-insider-preview-alpha-multiplayer-issue-fix-this-week/feed 0 102828 Bing, Google to make it harder to find pirated content in the UK https://www.onmsft.com/news/bing-google-to-make-it-harder-to-find-pirated-content-in-the-uk https://www.onmsft.com/news/bing-google-to-make-it-harder-to-find-pirated-content-in-the-uk#respond Mon, 20 Feb 2017 15:18:34 +0000 https://www.onmsft.com/?p=102820 Microsoft and Google have just signed up to a voluntary code of practice in the UK, agreeing to hide websites housing pirated content in search results.]]> https://www.onmsft.com/news/bing-google-to-make-it-harder-to-find-pirated-content-in-the-uk/feed 0 102820 How to clean and refresh your Windows 10 PC https://www.onmsft.com/news/how-to-clean-and-refresh-your-windows-10-pc https://www.onmsft.com/news/how-to-clean-and-refresh-your-windows-10-pc#respond Mon, 20 Feb 2017 15:11:07 +0000 https://www.onmsft.com/?p=100514 Whether you tweaked your registry settings, installed a rogue app or two, downloaded some NSFW online stuff, or want to hand down a PC to someone without any personal info included, sometimes you need to clean and refresh your Windows 10 PC. Thankfully, it is a painless process with Windows 10. There are just four […]]]> https://www.onmsft.com/news/how-to-clean-and-refresh-your-windows-10-pc/feed 0 100514 Microsoft continues Groove Music 4 months free promotion for new subscribers https://www.onmsft.com/news/microsoft-continues-groove-music-4-months-free-promotion-for-new-subscribers https://www.onmsft.com/news/microsoft-continues-groove-music-4-months-free-promotion-for-new-subscribers#respond Mon, 20 Feb 2017 15:02:22 +0000 https://www.onmsft.com/?p=102814 Microsoft is once more continuing the Groove Music 4 months free promotion for new subscribers]]> https://www.onmsft.com/news/microsoft-continues-groove-music-4-months-free-promotion-for-new-subscribers/feed 0 102814 Windows Store app hints at Windows 10 powered Samsung Galaxy Book https://www.onmsft.com/news/windows-store-app-hints-at-windows-10-powered-samsung-galaxy-book https://www.onmsft.com/news/windows-store-app-hints-at-windows-10-powered-samsung-galaxy-book#respond Mon, 20 Feb 2017 14:09:22 +0000 https://www.onmsft.com/?p=102802 A new application which is named "Book Settings" has surfaced in the Windows Store, ultimately revealing that Samsung may soon be releasing a "Galaxy Book" Windows 10 powered device. ]]> https://www.onmsft.com/news/windows-store-app-hints-at-windows-10-powered-samsung-galaxy-book/feed 0 102802 A new HoloLens is reportedly not coming until 2019 https://www.onmsft.com/news/a-new-hololens-is-reportedly-not-coming-until-2019 https://www.onmsft.com/news/a-new-hololens-is-reportedly-not-coming-until-2019#respond Mon, 20 Feb 2017 13:45:14 +0000 https://www.onmsft.com/?p=102801 Microsoft has reportedly changed its roadmap concerning the development of future HoloLens devices, and we may well wait two more years before seeing a new hardware revision.]]> https://www.onmsft.com/news/a-new-hololens-is-reportedly-not-coming-until-2019/feed 0 102801 Typoman launches on Xbox One https://www.onmsft.com/news/typoman-launches-on-xbox-one https://www.onmsft.com/news/typoman-launches-on-xbox-one#respond Mon, 20 Feb 2017 12:06:38 +0000 https://www.onmsft.com/?p=102791 Typoman is the latest 2D platformer Indie game to arrive on Xbox One.]]> https://www.onmsft.com/news/typoman-launches-on-xbox-one/feed 0 102791