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What’s new in entertainment on Windows 10: Groove, Movies & TV


In Windows 10 devices, first-party apps are free and installed, and come with refreshed designs. One example is the Xbox Music experience, now called Groove. Pinch to zoom in or out of different views, drag favorite tracks in to playlists, hover over the taskbar icon for playback controls, or right-click … Read more »

Skype for Business Windows Phone app now available

If you’re familiar with the Lync app for Windows Phone, you’ll immediately notice several enhancements. They include revamped emoticons, improved security and notifications, and Skype’s intuitive and familiar interface. The Skype for Business app for Windows Phone follows the release of the Skype for Business client for Windows, the new … Read more »

Advertisers: Keep your eyes on the screens – and the prize

Microsoft research shows a staggering 86 percent of people have one eye on another screen when they’re watching TV, gaming or while they’re online, writes Nigel Ashton on the Microsoft Advertising blog. Understandably, it speaks volumes for our crowded attention spans these days. Marketers need to make “sure their brands … Read more »

‘Minecraft: Windows 10 Edition Beta’ will be available on July 29


Players who already have the PC edition of Minecraft can download the Windows 10 beta version for free. Others can download “Minecraft: Windows 10 Edition Beta” at a discounted price of $10 throughout the beta period. Players who download “Minecraft: Windows 10 Edition” during the beta phase will still have … Read more »


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