The new Kaby Lake CPU will offer 4K capability, as well as significantly increased gaming, web browsing ,and video editing performance.
The hot streak of Microsoft Garage is continuing with photo oriented Santorini, writing app Write Ideas, Hearing AI, and two new web add-ins.
The new Minecraft Tumble mini-game pits players against each other as they try and knock the ground underneath each other's feet. The update also comes with three new Battle maps: Castle, Invasion, and Shipyard.
Microsoft used the Windows 10 Anniversary Update to roll out new accessibility features for the visually impaired. The company says users with visual problems can upgrade to the Anniversary Update for free over a limited time.
Microsoft’s Windows platform is getting consistent market growth in the tablet space. The IDC says growth will continue through the next few years as consumers switch to consumer-oriented hardware.
After a message from the company suggested the Outlook.com migration would be delayed until 2017. Luckily it seems there was an error and the switch will be completed this year.
Bing Translator used an Arabic pejorative word for the Islamic State to describe Saudi Arabia. Microsoft has apologized and said the translators easy to manipulate algorithms have now been changed.
New HTML files on a Microsoft site suggest some of the changes that are coming to Office on Mac and iOS as part of the September update. These include Focus Mode, Smart Lookup and more.
Microsoft's rebranded reward scheme has now begun rolling out to customers, who have noticed new notifications in their action panel about the service.
Microsoft's new Catapult v2 server design contains innovations in FPGA chips which results in better natural language processing and acceleration.
Microsoft has now issued a statement on the Xbox One S and 4K pass through. The console does not have the ability, but the company is considering implementation as the resolution gains popularity.