HoloLens: Microsoft's Audacious Plan to Make Anywhere a Holodeck

VR? Meh. Microsoft is going the holodeck route with something called HoloLens. These are holographic glasses and they'll be coming out around the same time as Windows 10. Man, this sure looks awesome and cool and probably also janky and questionably useful! We'll find out first-hand soon though; Microsoft will be… » 1/21/15 1:41pm Wednesday 1:41pm

Microsoft Surface Hub: An 84-Inch 4K Do-It-All Display

It's an 84-inch, 4K display that runs Windows 10. This is not the Microsoft Surface we were expecting. It's outfitted with enormous speakers, an enormous multi-touch surface with support for multiple active pens and dual-camera depth sensors that detect when you walk up to it. This is the Microsoft Surface Hub and,… » 1/21/15 1:34pm Wednesday 1:34pm

Microsoft's New Xbox App Brings Game DVR and Chat to Your PC

Windows 10 is about universal apps, and getting everything on all your devices. That includes the new Xbox app, which you'll find on PC, Xbox, and mobile. It'll let you text and chat and do everything you love on Xbox Live across every Windows device you have. The biggest and best news? It'll let you stream your Xbox… » 1/21/15 1:17pm Wednesday 1:17pm

Windows 10 Has Cortana Voice Commands Baked Into Every Cranny

Microsoft's Cortana voice-assistant is coming to Windows 10 as we expected. Now you'll be able to speak commands and ask questions throughout the operating system. At its core, it's similar to the assistant we've seen on Windows Phone, but it's also been updated to create a more holistic experience. » 1/21/15 12:26pm Wednesday 12:26pm

Report: Microsoft Could Ditch IE For a New Browser Named "Spartan"

Windows 10 should bring lots of changes to Microsoft's operating system, including a possible overhaul of Internet Explorer. Many believed the beleaguered browser would be getting an update with codename "Spartan," including much needed additions like extension support. Now, ZDNet reports that Spartan may in fact be a… » 12/29/14 12:57pm 12/29/14 12:57pm