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If you want Windows 11 update, you may have to buy a new PC

You may be able to manually install Windows 11 and even subsequent updates, but Microsoft is not guaranteeing support. As Windows 11 is set to release...

Windows 11 forges an unholy alliance with Android, bringing TikTok to your desktop

Windows 11 got a sleek new look and some fascinating software changes for PC enthusiasts. Nearly five full years after the launch of Windows 10, the...

The Microsoft Surface Laptop 4’s only major upgrade is under the hood

On Tuesday, Microsoft officially unveiled the Surface Laptop 4. As with the Surface Laptop 3, the new device starts at $999.99 and comes in two sizes: 13.5-inches and 15-inches....

Microsoft will automatically uninstall the old version of Edge on Windows PCs

Microsoft Edge replaced Internet Explorer as the default Windows web browser back in 2015. Six years later, Microsoft is rather forcefully replacing that version of Edge with a newer...

These are the tech terms to know in 2021

It's a new year and that means it's time to learn a bunch of new tech buzzwords. 2020 may have ended up being a disaster that most...

Microsoft backs Epic Games, says Apple is a threatening game development

Microsoft has inserted itself into the ongoing legal dispute between Apple and Epic Games, and the Xbox company is lining up behind the Unreal Engine. Unreal,...

‘Microsoft Flight Simulator’ is finally back and the reviews are in

Did you know that Microsoft Flight Simulator is even older than Windows itself? It's true. The grizzled veteran of PC gaming has lived through (and been...

Microsoft confirms it’s in talks to buy TikTok, and Trump is involved

Microsoft has confirmed reports it's in talks to acquire TikTok, writing in a Sunday blog post that the deal is currently in preliminary discussions. Oh, and the U.S. president...

Microsoft will shut down its Twitch competitor Mixer, free Ninja, and partner with Facebook...

Microsoft is throwing in the towel for Mixer. On Monday, the computer conglomerate announced that it would close down its video game live streaming platform on...

Microsoft says it won’t sell facial recognition tech to police, either

Microsoft President Brad Smith announced in a live-streamed conversation with the Washington Post Thursday that the company does not, and would not, sell facial recognition technology to police departments. 

Microsoft’s news AI publishes stories about its own racist failures

Hey, at least Microsoft's news-curating artificial intelligence doesn't have an ego. That much was made clear today after the company's news app highlighted Microsoft's most recent racist failure.

Virtual Minecraft protest demands Microsoft address the game’s sexual predator problem

“Sexual predators are hunting kids on Minecraft,” the sign says. “Minecraft is ignoring 120,000 parents asking them to keep kids safe,” reads the other side of the sign. 

Microsoft Outlook is getting text predictions, 2 years after Gmail

Microsoft's Outlook is getting a new feature that will suggest words and phrases while the message is being composed, allowing users to easily autocomplete emails.  The...

Microsoft rolls out protection against ‘reply all’ email storms

One surefire way to take down an email system is to send a message with thousands of recipients attached only to have a few of them hit reply all,...

Microsoft unveils the Surface Go 2 and Surface Book 3

Microsoft officially took the wraps off the Surface Go 2 and Surface Book 3. Starting at $399, the Surface Go 2 features a 10.5-inch PixelSense display, Studio Mics...

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Airbnb now lets you take cooking classes with locals from 75+...

Did you really travel to a foreign country if you didn't stuff your face with local food? Apparently, Airbnb wants you to do more...

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