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Chrome for Windows gets Material Design and big battery improvements

Microsoft has been hammering Chrome’s battery performance in recent months, but Google is starting to hit back with updates to its browser. Chrome 53 has been released to the stable channel this week, and it brings CPU and GPU power consumption enhancements for video playback, alongside “big” performance and power improvements overall. 108 more words


Stay connected wherever work takes you

If you ever travel for business or work remotely, like 23 percent of U.S. employees do, you rely on communication tools to stay in touch with your partners and clients whether you’re inside or outside the office. 540 more words

The BrightWork New Release- It's Here!

This week, BrightWork announced the new release of their project and portfolio management solution for SharePoint. This new release delivers several capabilities to make project and portfolio management easier for their customers, headlined by the new task scheduling feature that allows users to apply simple schedules to a tasks list in SharePoint. 

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No wonder Microsoft’s Xbox One S console is so beautiful, look who designed it

We really dug the Xbox One S, calling it “svelte and good-looking”. The latest update to Microsoft’s flagship gaming console is a very pretty box, and now we know why: Andrew Kim was part of the design team. 143 more words


Microsoft broke millions of webcams with the new update

Microsoft is facing a torrent of backlash from consumers and businesses complaining that the Windows 10 Anniversary Update has broken some third-party USB cameras. The update, released on August 2nd, reportedly dropped support for two major video compression formats — specifically the H.264 and MJPEG codecs. 60 more words


'Xbox Wireless' lets PCs support Xbox controllers without wires or dongles

Microsoft’s New Software allows for the wireless connection between Xbox controllers and PC’s It’s called Xbox Wireless and it’s designed to let any Xbox accessories work with PCs that integrate the Xbox Wireless platform. 25 more words

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MIT and Microsoft Research made a 'smart' tattoo that remotely controls your phone

A group of PhD students from the MIT Media Lab and researchers from Microsoft Research have come up with the ultimate wearable: a temporary tattoo that can turn into a touchpad, remotely control your smartphone, or share data using NFC. 304 more words