Introducing Emoji8

INTRODUCING EMOJI8

How can I make machine learning fun and approachable for my non-tech-savvy friends and family? How can I make an app that maximizes...

Official support for Windows 10 on ARM development

OFFICIAL SUPPORT FOR WINDOWS 10 ON ARM DEVELOPMENT

Today is an exciting day for Windows 10 on ARM. With the official release of Visual Studio 15.9, developers now have the officially...

 
 
 
Announcing Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 18282

ANNOUNCING WINDOWS 10 INSIDER PREVIEW BUILD 18282

Windows Insiders, today we are releasing Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 18282 to Windows Insiders in the Fast ring. REMINDER: As...

Microsoft News puts a special focus on poverty in November

MICROSOFT NEWS PUTS A SPECIAL FOCUS ON POVERTY IN NOVEMBER

Across geographic, social and cultural landscapes, Americans from backgrounds of all kinds don't have enough money to meet their basic...

 
 
 

RESUMING THE ROLLOUT OF THE WINDOWS 10 OCTOBER 2018 UPDATE

In early October, we paused the rollout of the Windows 10 October 2018 Update as we investigated isolated reports of users missing...

Windows 10 Quality approach for a complex ecosystem

WINDOWS 10 QUALITY APPROACH FOR A COMPLEX ECOSYSTEM

Today we are re-releasing the October 2018 Update after pausing to investigate a small but serious issue. This is the first time in...

 
 
 
Surface Go with LTE Advanced available now

SURFACE GO WITH LTE ADVANCED AVAILABLE NOW

In July we introduced Surface Go , our lightest, most compact Surface yet. Since then, we have seen strong momentum for Surface Go....

Announcing this year's Black Friday deals from Microsoft and our partners

ANNOUNCING THIS YEAR'S BLACK FRIDAY DEALS FROM MICROSOFT AND OUR PARTNERS

When I think back on a lifetime of giving holidays, I don't always remember the exact presents or the pattern of the wrapping paper....

 
 
 
Catch up on October's most-read stories on MSN

CATCH UP ON OCTOBER'S MOST-READ STORIES ON MSN

The Microsoft News team has a mission to keep the world informed, with nearly half a billion people coming to MSN and Microsoft Edge...

XAML Islands - A deep dive - Part 2

XAML ISLANDS - A DEEP DIVE - PART 2

Welcome to the 2 nd post of our Xaml Islands deep dive adventure! On the first blog post , we talked a little bit about the history...

 
 
 
Announcing Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 18277

ANNOUNCING WINDOWS 10 INSIDER PREVIEW BUILD 18277

Happy Diwali for the Indian Windows Insiders who are celebrating! Today, we are releasing Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 18277 to...

WINDOWS 10 SDK PREVIEW BUILD 18272 AVAILABLE NOW!

Today, we released a new Windows 10 Preview Build of the SDK to be used in conjunction with Windows 10 Insider Preview. The Preview...

 
 
 
Updated Shopping Cart and Wish List coming to the Microsoft Store

UPDATED SHOPPING CART AND WISH LIST COMING TO THE MICROSOFT STORE

We work hard to improve the shopping experience in the Microsoft Store, and are always looking for ways to improve the discoverability...

XAML Islands - A deep dive - Part 1

XAML ISLANDS - A DEEP DIVE - PART 1

XAML Islands is a technology that enables Windows developers to use new pieces of UI from the Universal Windows Platform on their existing...

 
 
 
Welcome to Mixer Season 2

WELCOME TO MIXER SEASON 2

Our friends at Mixer have announced Mixer Season 2, the next major evolution of Microsoft's interactive livestreaming platform. At...

Welcome to Mixer Season 2

WELCOME TO MIXER SEASON 2

Our friends at Mixer have announced Mixer Season 2, the next major evolution of Microsoft's interactive livestreaming platform. At...

 
 
 
Announcing Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 18272

ANNOUNCING WINDOWS 10 INSIDER PREVIEW BUILD 18272

Windows Insiders! Today, we are releasing Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 18272 to Windows Insiders in the Fast ring. To help Insiders...

Announcing Windows Community Toolkit v5.0

ANNOUNCING WINDOWS COMMUNITY TOOLKIT V5.0

I'm excited to announce the next major update of the Windows Community Toolkit, version 5.0. This update introduces the new WindowsXamlHost...

 
 
 
Microsoft Store app and game submission deadlines for the 2018 holiday season

MICROSOFT STORE APP AND GAME SUBMISSION DEADLINES FOR THE 2018 HOLIDAY SEASON

The holidays are right around the corner and to take advantage of the holiday traffic increases we see in Microsoft Store, you'll want...

Announcing Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 18267

ANNOUNCING WINDOWS 10 INSIDER PREVIEW BUILD 18267

Windows Insiders! Today, we are releasing Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 18267 to Windows Insiders in the Fast ring. REMINDER: As...

 
 
 



YouTube has started adding free, ad-supported movies

YouTube has started adding free, ad-supported movies

You can already buy and rent digital movies through Google Play Movies & TV, purchases that also show up in YouTube if you're signed in with the same account. Now it looks as... Read more ...

Save 25% on Adobe Creative Cloud All Apps subscriptions for Black Friday

Save 25% on Adobe Creative Cloud All Apps subscriptions for Black Friday

Adobe has slashed the price of Creative Cloud All Apps for Black Friday, cutting the cost of an annual subscription From $52.99 to $39.99 per month. A Creative Cloud All Apps... Read more ...

This week's top stories: Dark mode apps, Pixel 3 Lite, Google Black Friday...

This week's top stories: Dark mode apps, Pixel 3 Lite, Google Black Friday, switching from Inbox to Gmail, more

In this week's top stories: We check out Google's ever-growing selection of apps with a dark mode, Black Friday deals off killer values on the Google Store, Night Sight hits... Read more ...

Today's Apps Gone Free: Find My Car, Tiny Tanks, My Gratitude Journal and More

Today's Apps Gone Free: Find My Car, Tiny Tanks, My Gratitude Journal and More

Navigate back to your car, battle with Tiny Tanks, and increase your level of happiness with today's collection of apps and games. All app prices are subject to change at any... Read more ...

Nostalgic concept imagines case that turns your Apple Watch into an original...

Nostalgic concept imagines case that turns your Apple Watch into an original iPod

Remember the sixth-generation iPod Nano's long-running popularity as an Apple watch before the official Apple Watch? Now, we've seemingly come full circle with a new concept... Read more ...

Walmart overtakes Apple in online sales, pushing Apple to fourth place overall

Walmart overtakes Apple in online sales, pushing Apple to fourth place overall

As we enter the holiday shopping season , Apple is set to be overtaken by Walmart as the third largest online retailer this year. In 2018, Walmart accounts for a 4.0 percent... Read more ...

Reef review: Your new favorite family board game

Reef review: Your new favorite family board game

Enlarge / Reef is a bright, inviting game with a lot of fun, colorful pieces. Welcome to Ars Cardboard, our weekend look at tabletop games! Check out our complete board gaming... Read more ...

England vs Japan live stream: how to watch today's rugby from anywhere

England vs Japan live stream: how to watch today's rugby from anywhere

England may still be hurting after last weekend's one-point loss against the All Blacks, but you can be sure they won't stay down for long. After such a close game, you can... Read more ...

Google Search is adding user comments, starting with live sports

Google Search is adding user comments, starting with live sports

Back in October, Google announced that it was killing Google+ for consumers following a privacy bug. While serving as an admission that the company's take on social failed, it... Read more ...

TouchArcade Game of the Week: ‘Black Paradox'

TouchArcade Game of the Week: ‘Black Paradox'

The idea behind the TouchArcade Game of the Week is that every Friday afternoon we post the one game that came out this week that we think is worth giving a special nod to... Read more ...