Discounted as badly as the British pound
Microsoft is limiting supplies of their Microsoft Band 2 in stores with a possible plan to get rid of stock before an eventual launch of the rumoured Microsoft Band 3.
Better on your battery
Software giant Microsoft claimed that its new Edge browser has succeeded in beating Google’s Chrome browser in key tests on battery use.
Cue “it deletes Windows 10” gags
Software king of the world Microsoft is testing a handy tool, which scans your computer for bloatware and allows you to delete it.
You Know Who wants a spell to make robots talk
Software (You-Know-Who) has just splashed out and bought Wand Labs which makes bots which can talk to muggles.
MS16-072/KB 3163622 patch breaks group policy settings
Software giant Microsoft has admitted that its MS16-072/KB 3163622 patch will cause headaches for system administrators.
Refreshed console and controller available in August
At E3 2016 this week in Los Angeles, Microsoft made its new Xbox One S console playable on the show floor for attendees to try out the revised Bluetooth controller before the console officially hits store shelves in August.
Goodnight US and Korea
Chinese companies are swamping the top of the pops of smartphone makers and while Samsung and Apple are the main brand leaders, companies based behind the Great Wall take up the rest of the spots.
Business social networking
Microsoft has bought the business social notworking site LinkedIn.
“Project Scorpio” will be VR-ready, built by AMD
At the end of next year, Microsoft is expected to announce the sequel to its Xbox One console which originally launched in November 2013, marking just a short four-year lifespan for the company’s eighth-generation video game console.
4K output, Ultra HD Blu-ray drive, starts at $299
On Monday during its E3 press conference in Los Angeles, Microsoft announced a redesigned, smaller version of its Xbox One console that will go by the name Xbox One S. The refreshed console is 40 percent smaller than the original and features a much-needed Ultra HD Blu-ray disc drive, support for 4K (3840x2160p) video output over HDMI 2.0a and support for High Dynamic Range (HDR).