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When it comes to technology, today’s experiences are mobile, moving with you seamlessly and easily across your devices. Windows 10 offers one experience available on a broad range of devices, including PCs, tablets, phones, and Xbox One. We believe interacting with technology should be as natural as interacting with people, so Windows 10 offers voice, pen, and gestures to deliver the right interaction, in the right way, at the right time.

At Microsoft, we want to inspire people with the tools to bring their ideas to life, to do things never before possible. From young mums to students, business owners to scientists in the Arctic Circle, we believe our devices and services can empower everyone to achieve more.

Watch the big Xbox Gamescom announcement live this Sunday

This Sunday, Microsoft will be revealing more information on the most powerful console in history – the Xbox One X – at a live event at Gamescom in Cologne. Alongside the new console, gamers can also look forward to world premiere trailers, and more information on some huge upcoming titles. … Read more »

An easy guide to mixed reality

Microsoft Story Labs’ animated Explanimators series showcases big, important, cutting-edge areas of technology in ways that are easy for anyone to understand. The third episode – following on from the guide to the Internet of Things – continues with an easy guide to mixed reality. Unlike virtual reality which blocks off the … Read more »

Perception and Refunct: the latest games you should play this weekend

The latest set of games to hit the Windows Store this week serves up everything from a soothing obstacle-laden world designed to help you relax and unwind, to dinosaur-riding, rocket-wielding explosive mayhem (and everything in between): Refunct Refunct is a first-person platformer that sees you jumping off walls, pipes, lifts and springboards, … Read more »

Microsoft Pix update for iPhone transforms your photos into works of art

Microsoft has released new features for Microsoft Pix, its AI-powered iOS camera app that automatically gives photos stylistic makeovers, making them look like masterpiece paintings, artistic photos, and more. The features, which were developed in collaboration with Microsoft’s Asia research lab and Skype, are part of a large update to Microsoft … Read more »