On MSFT https://www.onmsft.com Previously WinBeta, your top source for Windows 10 and Microsoft news Fri, 24 Mar 2017 01:09:29 +0000 en-US hourly 1 95021432 Microsoft searching for the cause of yesterday’s massive sign in outages https://www.onmsft.com/news/microsoft-searching-for-the-cause-of-yesterdays-massive-sign-in-outages https://www.onmsft.com/news/microsoft-searching-for-the-cause-of-yesterdays-massive-sign-in-outages#respond Fri, 24 Mar 2017 01:09:29 +0000 https://www.onmsft.com/?p=106680 As Microsoft technicians continue to look into the outage, they are reaching a conclusion]]> https://www.onmsft.com/news/microsoft-searching-for-the-cause-of-yesterdays-massive-sign-in-outages/feed 0 106680 Windows Store breaks Kodi TV app update; Microsoft plans to fix it https://www.onmsft.com/news/windows-store-breaks-kodi-tv-app-update-microsoft-plans-to-fix-it https://www.onmsft.com/news/windows-store-breaks-kodi-tv-app-update-microsoft-plans-to-fix-it#respond Thu, 23 Mar 2017 21:57:34 +0000 https://www.onmsft.com/?p=106667 There's no word right now on an exact date for the patch, but "this week" can only mean so many things when it's said on a Thursday night.]]> https://www.onmsft.com/news/windows-store-breaks-kodi-tv-app-update-microsoft-plans-to-fix-it/feed 0 106667 Facebook Messenger app update adds fun emoji reactions and mentions https://www.onmsft.com/news/facebook-messenger-app-update-adds-fun-emoji-reactions-and-mentions https://www.onmsft.com/news/facebook-messenger-app-update-adds-fun-emoji-reactions-and-mentions#respond Thu, 23 Mar 2017 21:54:52 +0000 https://www.onmsft.com/?p=106661 The changes are rolling out right now, and should be available for the Messenger app soon.]]> https://www.onmsft.com/news/facebook-messenger-app-update-adds-fun-emoji-reactions-and-mentions/feed 0 106661 Follow all the March Madness with the NCAA March Madness Live app on Windows 10 https://www.onmsft.com/news/follow-all-the-march-madness-with-the-ncaa-march-madness-live-app-on-windows-10 https://www.onmsft.com/news/follow-all-the-march-madness-with-the-ncaa-march-madness-live-app-on-windows-10#respond Thu, 23 Mar 2017 21:42:36 +0000 https://www.onmsft.com/?p=106660 It’s the only place to enjoy unlimited access to live-stream video of every tournament game]]> https://www.onmsft.com/news/follow-all-the-march-madness-with-the-ncaa-march-madness-live-app-on-windows-10/feed 0 106660 Phil Spencer defends Xbox One; attach rate is “great”, he says https://www.onmsft.com/news/phil-spencer-defends-xbox-one-attach-rate-is-great-he-says https://www.onmsft.com/news/phil-spencer-defends-xbox-one-attach-rate-is-great-he-says#respond Thu, 23 Mar 2017 21:32:37 +0000 https://www.onmsft.com/?p=106654 While the Xbox One hasn't been dominating the industry in sales, there's one thing it's been doing exceptionally well in: User retention. ]]> https://www.onmsft.com/news/phil-spencer-defends-xbox-one-attach-rate-is-great-he-says/feed 0 106654 In Windows 10 Creators Update, the Microsoft Edge Sandbox is stronger, for better security https://www.onmsft.com/news/in-windows-10-creators-update-the-microsoft-edge-sandbox-is-stronger-for-better-security https://www.onmsft.com/news/in-windows-10-creators-update-the-microsoft-edge-sandbox-is-stronger-for-better-security#respond Thu, 23 Mar 2017 19:19:04 +0000 https://www.onmsft.com/?p=106631 Microsoft will be making Edge more secure and protect against hackers by strengthening the Microsoft Edge Sandbox.]]> https://www.onmsft.com/news/in-windows-10-creators-update-the-microsoft-edge-sandbox-is-stronger-for-better-security/feed 0 106631 Revenue from HoloLens -like AR expected to double VR revenues by 2021 https://www.onmsft.com/news/revenue-from-hololens-like-ar-expected-to-double-vr-revenues-by-2021 https://www.onmsft.com/news/revenue-from-hololens-like-ar-expected-to-double-vr-revenues-by-2021#respond Thu, 23 Mar 2017 19:04:43 +0000 https://www.onmsft.com/?p=106638 IDC believes that total headset device shipments between AR and VR could exceed over 99.4 million united is 2021, but AR comes out on top.]]> https://www.onmsft.com/news/revenue-from-hololens-like-ar-expected-to-double-vr-revenues-by-2021/feed 0 106638 Three additional games head to the Xbox One via Backward Compatibility https://www.onmsft.com/news/three-additional-games-head-to-the-xbox-one-via-backward-compatibility https://www.onmsft.com/news/three-additional-games-head-to-the-xbox-one-via-backward-compatibility#respond Thu, 23 Mar 2017 17:49:31 +0000 https://www.onmsft.com/?p=106635 Darksiders, Darksiders II and Assassin's Creed Revelations have just been added to the Xbox One Backward Compatibility list.]]> https://www.onmsft.com/news/three-additional-games-head-to-the-xbox-one-via-backward-compatibility/feed 0 106635 Windows 10 Build 15063 for PC is now available for Slow Ring Insiders https://www.onmsft.com/news/windows-10-build-15063-for-pc-is-now-available-for-slow-ring-insiders https://www.onmsft.com/news/windows-10-build-15063-for-pc-is-now-available-for-slow-ring-insiders#respond Thu, 23 Mar 2017 17:43:48 +0000 https://www.onmsft.com/?p=106628 Windows 10 Build 15063 for PC is now available for Slow Ring Insiders]]> https://www.onmsft.com/news/windows-10-build-15063-for-pc-is-now-available-for-slow-ring-insiders/feed 0 106628 The NFL is considering a replay rule change that will put Microsoft Surface tablets on the field https://www.onmsft.com/news/the-nfl-is-considering-a-replay-rule-change-that-will-put-microsoft-surface-tablets-on-the-field https://www.onmsft.com/news/the-nfl-is-considering-a-replay-rule-change-that-will-put-microsoft-surface-tablets-on-the-field#respond Thu, 23 Mar 2017 17:16:38 +0000 https://www.onmsft.com/?p=106612 Some recent developments in the way that the NFL wants to do replay rules might put even more Surface tablets on the field.]]> https://www.onmsft.com/news/the-nfl-is-considering-a-replay-rule-change-that-will-put-microsoft-surface-tablets-on-the-field/feed 0 106612 EA to showchase new Star Wars Battlefront, Need for Speed, more at pre-E3 EA Play event in June https://www.onmsft.com/news/ea-to-showchase-new-star-wars-battlefront-need-for-speed-more-at-pre-e3-ea-play-event-in-june https://www.onmsft.com/news/ea-to-showchase-new-star-wars-battlefront-need-for-speed-more-at-pre-e3-ea-play-event-in-june#respond Thu, 23 Mar 2017 17:04:59 +0000 https://www.onmsft.com/?p=106608 The new Star Wars Battlefront and Need for Speed games will be available to play at EA Play along with upcoming EA Sports game.]]> https://www.onmsft.com/news/ea-to-showchase-new-star-wars-battlefront-need-for-speed-more-at-pre-e3-ea-play-event-in-june/feed 0 106608 Microsoft is dropping operator billing option for Windows phones in India https://www.onmsft.com/news/microsoft-is-dropping-operator-billing-option-for-windows-phones-in-india https://www.onmsft.com/news/microsoft-is-dropping-operator-billing-option-for-windows-phones-in-india#respond Thu, 23 Mar 2017 16:08:21 +0000 https://www.onmsft.com/?p=106604 Microsoft revealed via SMS that it is pulling the operating service for Windows phones in India. ]]> https://www.onmsft.com/news/microsoft-is-dropping-operator-billing-option-for-windows-phones-in-india/feed 0 106604 April’s Games with Gold titles revealed, get ready for Ryse, The Walking Dead Season 2, and more https://www.onmsft.com/news/aaprils-games-with-gold-titles-revealed-get-ready-for-ryse-the-walking-dead-season-2-and-more https://www.onmsft.com/news/aaprils-games-with-gold-titles-revealed-get-ready-for-ryse-the-walking-dead-season-2-and-more#respond Thu, 23 Mar 2017 15:32:15 +0000 https://www.onmsft.com/?p=106584 April's Games with Gold titles revealed, and it's time to get ready for Ryse, The Walking Dead Season 2, and more]]> https://www.onmsft.com/news/aaprils-games-with-gold-titles-revealed-get-ready-for-ryse-the-walking-dead-season-2-and-more/feed 0 106584 New Windows 10 cumulative update brings fixes to the Windows Store and Internet Explorer https://www.onmsft.com/news/new-windows-10-cumulative-update-brings-fixes-to-the-windows-store-and-internet-explorer https://www.onmsft.com/news/new-windows-10-cumulative-update-brings-fixes-to-the-windows-store-and-internet-explorer#respond Thu, 23 Mar 2017 15:27:14 +0000 https://www.onmsft.com/?p=106563 Microsoft released another cumulative update for Windows 10 which brings some fixes to the Windows Store and Internet Explorer 11.]]> https://www.onmsft.com/news/new-windows-10-cumulative-update-brings-fixes-to-the-windows-store-and-internet-explorer/feed 0 106563 Microsoft MVPs get their own show on Channel 9 https://www.onmsft.com/news/microsoft-mvps-get-their-own-show-on-channel-9 https://www.onmsft.com/news/microsoft-mvps-get-their-own-show-on-channel-9#respond Thu, 23 Mar 2017 15:04:58 +0000 https://www.onmsft.com/?p=106585 Microsoft Most Valuable Professionnals (MVPs), a community of technical experts that share their knowledge with the developer community now have their own video series on Channel 9. ]]> https://www.onmsft.com/news/microsoft-mvps-get-their-own-show-on-channel-9/feed 0 106585 Microsoft offers Outlook Premium in six new countries https://www.onmsft.com/news/microsoft-offers-outlook-premium-in-six-new-countries https://www.onmsft.com/news/microsoft-offers-outlook-premium-in-six-new-countries#respond Thu, 23 Mar 2017 14:21:26 +0000 https://www.onmsft.com/?p=106579 Microsoft has now gone global with the premium service, opening it up to six additional countries. ]]> https://www.onmsft.com/news/microsoft-offers-outlook-premium-in-six-new-countries/feed 0 106579 Microsoft, Toyota announce connected car patent license agreement https://www.onmsft.com/news/microsoft-toyota-announce-connected-car-patent-license-agreement https://www.onmsft.com/news/microsoft-toyota-announce-connected-car-patent-license-agreement#respond Thu, 23 Mar 2017 13:34:50 +0000 https://www.onmsft.com/?p=106569 Microsoft and Toyota have announced a connected car patent license agreement.]]> https://www.onmsft.com/news/microsoft-toyota-announce-connected-car-patent-license-agreement/feed 0 106569 Bill Gates lectures President Trump on the importance of US Government philanthropy https://www.onmsft.com/news/bill-gates-lectures-president-trump-on-the-importance-of-us-government-philanthropy https://www.onmsft.com/news/bill-gates-lectures-president-trump-on-the-importance-of-us-government-philanthropy#respond Thu, 23 Mar 2017 13:30:05 +0000 https://www.onmsft.com/?p=106568 Former co-founder of Microsoft, Bill Gates had a meeting with Trump and Congressional leaders ]]> https://www.onmsft.com/news/bill-gates-lectures-president-trump-on-the-importance-of-us-government-philanthropy/feed 0 106568 Age of Empires: Castle Siege gets some changes in new update https://www.onmsft.com/news/age-of-empires-castle-siege-gets-some-changes-in-new-update https://www.onmsft.com/news/age-of-empires-castle-siege-gets-some-changes-in-new-update#respond Thu, 23 Mar 2017 13:28:03 +0000 https://www.onmsft.com/?p=106571 Age of Empires: Castle Siege received a new update this week with several new features and bug fixes in town.]]> https://www.onmsft.com/news/age-of-empires-castle-siege-gets-some-changes-in-new-update/feed 0 106571 Here’s how you can attach files and photos to your items on Enpass password manager https://www.onmsft.com/news/heres-how-you-can-attach-files-and-photos-to-your-items-on-enpass-password-manager https://www.onmsft.com/news/heres-how-you-can-attach-files-and-photos-to-your-items-on-enpass-password-manager#respond Thu, 23 Mar 2017 12:41:08 +0000 https://www.onmsft.com/?p=106519 The popular password manager app, Enpass brings attachments support that in a way increases the scope of the password manager app to serve as a digital locker. ]]> https://www.onmsft.com/news/heres-how-you-can-attach-files-and-photos-to-your-items-on-enpass-password-manager/feed 0 106519 A new Xbox Insider build is rolling out to Preview Beta and select Ring 3 Xbox Insiders https://www.onmsft.com/news/a-new-xbox-insider-build-is-rolling-out-to-preview-beta-and-select-ring-3-xbox-insiders https://www.onmsft.com/news/a-new-xbox-insider-build-is-rolling-out-to-preview-beta-and-select-ring-3-xbox-insiders#respond Thu, 23 Mar 2017 11:58:59 +0000 https://www.onmsft.com/?p=106558 The Xbox team is rolling out a new Xbox One preview build to Preview Beta and select Ring 3 Xbox Insiders with additional fixes for the MSN Weather app plus "miscellaneours fixes and improvements."]]> https://www.onmsft.com/news/a-new-xbox-insider-build-is-rolling-out-to-preview-beta-and-select-ring-3-xbox-insiders/feed 0 106558 Windows 10 WhatsApp update brings back text status option https://www.onmsft.com/news/windows-10-whatsapp-update-brings-back-text-status-option https://www.onmsft.com/news/windows-10-whatsapp-update-brings-back-text-status-option#respond Thu, 23 Mar 2017 07:04:36 +0000 https://www.onmsft.com/?p=106554 The Windows 10 WhatsApp app has just updated to Version 2.17.114 and has brought back text status updates after replacing them with the new Snapchat/Instagram Story-esque feature in the previous update. To use these basic text status updates now, users will need to go into the Profile settings and edit the appropriate text field. WhatsApp […]]]> https://www.onmsft.com/news/windows-10-whatsapp-update-brings-back-text-status-option/feed 0 106554 Windows 10 Instagram users can now view multiple-image posts https://www.onmsft.com/news/windows-10-instagram-users-can-now-view-multiple-image-posts https://www.onmsft.com/news/windows-10-instagram-users-can-now-view-multiple-image-posts#respond Thu, 23 Mar 2017 06:39:55 +0000 https://www.onmsft.com/?p=106550 The official Windows 10 Instagram app has begun to roll out a small update that will allow users to view multiple-photo posts from within the app. This new sort of post was introduced very recently to iOS and Android users and while Windows phone users are still unable to create their own posts with multiple […]]]> https://www.onmsft.com/news/windows-10-instagram-users-can-now-view-multiple-image-posts/feed 0 106550 Classic Fatal Fury Neo Geo video game relaunches on Xbox One https://www.onmsft.com/news/classic-fatal-fury-neo-geo-video-game-relaunches-on-xbox-one https://www.onmsft.com/news/classic-fatal-fury-neo-geo-video-game-relaunches-on-xbox-one#respond Thu, 23 Mar 2017 06:12:31 +0000 https://www.onmsft.com/?p=106546 Fatal Fury is the latest Neo Geo video game to get a re-release on Microsoft’s Xbox One console. The game contains all of the features that were included with the original release in addition to new online leaderboards and a special arcade visual display option. Here’s the official game description: “FATAL FURY” is a fighting […]]]> https://www.onmsft.com/news/classic-fatal-fury-neo-geo-video-game-relaunches-on-xbox-one/feed 0 106546 Microsoft is recruiting for Windows Mobile https://www.onmsft.com/news/microsoft-is-recruiting-for-windows-mobile https://www.onmsft.com/news/microsoft-is-recruiting-for-windows-mobile#respond Thu, 23 Mar 2017 05:59:39 +0000 https://www.onmsft.com/?p=106543 Microsoft has begun recruiting for its Windows Mobile Team by advertising two new job openings on its Microsoft Careers page for a Senior Program Manager and a Program Manager II. The Senior Program Manager is expected to “help drive the communication experiences to mobile devices, improve the user experience, meet enterprise and operator requirements,” and […]]]> https://www.onmsft.com/news/microsoft-is-recruiting-for-windows-mobile/feed 0 106543 Power BI custom visuals move to the Office Store https://www.onmsft.com/news/power-bi-custom-visuals-move-to-the-office-store https://www.onmsft.com/news/power-bi-custom-visuals-move-to-the-office-store#respond Thu, 23 Mar 2017 01:34:58 +0000 https://www.onmsft.com/?p=106529 Another new feature addition coming to Power BI customers are Customer Visuals being available via the Office store. ]]> https://www.onmsft.com/news/power-bi-custom-visuals-move-to-the-office-store/feed 0 106529 See where Panos Panay and his team are creating Microsoft’s next hardware innovations https://www.onmsft.com/news/see-where-panos-panay-and-his-team-are-creating-microsofts-next-hardware-innovations https://www.onmsft.com/news/see-where-panos-panay-and-his-team-are-creating-microsofts-next-hardware-innovations#respond Wed, 22 Mar 2017 21:46:12 +0000 https://www.onmsft.com/?p=106525 A new site that looks at the various areas of B87 that have helped produce some arguably industry guiding products]]> https://www.onmsft.com/news/see-where-panos-panay-and-his-team-are-creating-microsofts-next-hardware-innovations/feed 0 106525 Send goats to Space in latest Xbox One Goat Simulator https://www.onmsft.com/news/send-goats-to-space-in-latest-xbox-one-goat-simulator https://www.onmsft.com/news/send-goats-to-space-in-latest-xbox-one-goat-simulator#respond Wed, 22 Mar 2017 19:09:12 +0000 https://www.onmsft.com/?p=106514 Conceived mainly as a joke prototype during a one-month game jam, Goat Simulator has built up a name for itself whether the developer wanted it to or not. As a parody of other simulation games, Goat Simulator does exactly what you would expect it to do: mixes goats and ragdoll physics for a silly gaming […]]]> https://www.onmsft.com/news/send-goats-to-space-in-latest-xbox-one-goat-simulator/feed 0 106514 Rocket League gets new mode as it readies 4th season of competition https://www.onmsft.com/news/rocket-league-gets-new-mode-as-it-readies-4th-season-of-competition https://www.onmsft.com/news/rocket-league-gets-new-mode-as-it-readies-4th-season-of-competition#respond Wed, 22 Mar 2017 18:33:27 +0000 https://www.onmsft.com/?p=106501 A big content update is on the way for the Rocket League, the widely popular car soccer game from indie developer Psyonix]]> https://www.onmsft.com/news/rocket-league-gets-new-mode-as-it-readies-4th-season-of-competition/feed 0 106501 Adobe wants to personalize marketing with the help of HoloLens https://www.onmsft.com/news/adobe-wants-to-personalize-marketing-with-the-help-of-hololens https://www.onmsft.com/news/adobe-wants-to-personalize-marketing-with-the-help-of-hololens#respond Wed, 22 Mar 2017 18:31:39 +0000 https://www.onmsft.com/?p=106487 Adobe announced that it is looking to revolutionize consumer experience with the help of the augmented reality headset Microsoft HoloLens. ]]> https://www.onmsft.com/news/adobe-wants-to-personalize-marketing-with-the-help-of-hololens/feed 0 106487