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Windows 10 Launch Will Be Staggered

Looking forward to Windows 10 when it “launches” on July 29th? You might be waiting a bit longer than that.


MS Visual Studio 2015 Will Be Released On July 20th

The latest version of Visual Studio, along with Team Foundation Server 2015 and .NET Framework will arrive just before Windows 10 itself on July 20th.


Microsoft Releases Office For Android Phones

The preview of Office for Android is now a fully fledged product available for all Android users.


Microsoft Isn't Giving Away Windows 10 Licences To Beta Users After All

Over the weekend, we reported that Microsoft planned to give away free Windows 10 licences to those who were trying out the Preview. As it turns out, Microsoft itself seemed confused. Now, the company says that installing the Preview on an otherwise unauthorised PC will not get you a free licence.


Visual Studio Betas Are Being Aligned With Windows 10 Preview Releases

With Windows 10 due out in just over a month, Microsoft is keen to make sure there are lots of apps available. So it’s not surprising that preview releases for Visual Studio 2015 will now be aligned with the preview updates being sent out via Windows Insider.


Outlook On iOS And Android Can Be Managed By Intune

Outlook has been available as a native app for iOS and Android since January this year. Now those installs can be managed with Microsoft’s Intune platform, making it easier for admins to secure those devices.


This Windows 10 Update Will Freeze Your Phone For 10 Minutes

Running test builds can be a tricky business. The latest release of Windows 10 Mobile comes with a warning: don’t panic when it looks like your phone has bricked itself.


Cortana Beta Coming For Android In July

Microsoft’s charge to place its Cortana voice assistant on every mobile OS marches merrily onwards, with news that a beta version of Cortana for Android will arrive in July.


Xbox One Adds Backwards Compatibility

At E3, Microsoft announced backwards compatibility for select Xbox 360 titles on Xbox One — although the initial list of games is pretty small.


Gmail App Adds OAuth Security For Yahoo And Microsoft Accounts

You can never have too much security on your email, so the addition of OAuth security for the Android Gmail app is a welcome step.