[embedded content] Last year saw the unveiling of a video showing the first smart thermostat powered by Johnson Controls and Microsoft, which of course is voice controlled via Microsoft’s virtual assistant Cortana (who stacks up surprisingly well against the competition). It’s called the Glas thermostat, and its sleek design includes a touchscreen display that lets you adjust … Read moreThe Glas thermostat is now available and works with Cortana, Alexa, and Google
Windows has always been a great environment for multitasking, with the ability to run multiple applications at once and to switch between them with relative ease. In Windows 10, Microsoft tightened up the snapping mechanism and expanded its functionality. Today, the latest version of Windows 10 offers a number of ways to split your screen into … Read moreHow to split your screen in Windows 10
[embedded content] Microsoft and 343 Industries announced Halo Infinite, the next entry in Microsoft’s flagship first-person shooter series, at E3 in June, but who knows when the game will be released. If you want to jump back into the science-fiction universe now, bring some coins and an appetite — Halo: Fireteam Raven is coming to Dave … Read moreArcade junkies, get set: Halo is coming to Dave & Buster’s
More than four years into its lifespan, Microsoft’s latest console is finally coming into its own. From ‘Cuphead’ to ‘Halo 5,’ the best Xbox One games offer something for everyone. The post The best Xbox One games (August 2018) appeared first on Digital Trends.
Research Center: Microsoft Surface Laptop A Microsoft laptop. Suggesting it a decade ago would lead only to raised eyebrows and brief chuckles. But these days, the Surface brand has become a mainstay in the PC world. We currently our choice between the Microsoft’s Surface Pro, Surface Book 2, Surface Studio, and even Surface Go, each proving … Read moreMicrosoft Surface Laptop review
A patent application describes a two-screen pocket-sized device that’s likely tied to Microsoft’s Andromeda project. It describes how the hinge can be used to locate specific sections of content displayed on the screens. The post Microsoft’s latest patent application hints to ‘page flipping’ on Andromeda appeared first on Digital Trends.
Windows 10 users will soon find it easier to interact with their iOS and Android smartphones while working on their desktop thanks to a new Your Phone app that’s now part of Microsoft’s latest Windows Insider Preview build. The post Windows 10 update adds support for continuity functions via Your Phone app appeared first on … Read moreWindows 10 update adds support for continuity functions via Your Phone app
Some of the biggest tech companies in the world want to make it a little easier to transfer your data between services. Google, Twitter, Microsoft, and Facebook have all teamed up for a new initiative called the Data Transfer Project, which is aimed at helping users more easily transfer content, contacts, and more. The Data … Read moreGoogle, Microsoft, Twitter, and Facebook team up on new data transfer project