Monthly Archives: May 2019

Microsoft is bringing Xbox Game Pass to PC with over 100 titles

A true PC game subscription service Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Microsoft announced today that it’s bringing its popular console game subscription service, Xbox Game Pass, to Windows. This is bigger than just a formal recognition that some … Continue reading

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Microsoft warns 1 million computers are still vulnerable to major Windows security exploit

Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Microsoft revealed a major Windows security vulnerability earlier this month, that could see a widespread “wormable” attack that spreads from one vulnerable computer to the next. We saw a similar flaw back in … Continue reading

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Convert a photo of data into a Microsoft Excel spreadsheet in a snap

Microsoft’s new tool for Android phones turns photos into Excel spreadsheets. You can convert numbers, lists and recipes. Put down the paper and pick up your phone. A new Microsoft tool for Android phones can convert numbers on a sheet … Continue reading

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Microsoft looks ready to add another Windows 10 Edition, Home Ultra, to its list

Microsoft and its PC partners may be ready to take the wraps off a new Windows 10 Home edition that potentially would work on more powerful PCs than those which ship with regular Windows 10 Home. Microsoft looks to be … Continue reading

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Microsoft’s next major Windows 10 update is now available

You don’t have to wait for Windows Update It isn’t enough to have great new devices, apps, and games — you also have to know how to use them. Here at The Verge, we offer step-by-step how-tos for experienced and … Continue reading

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Microsoft Authenticator: What it is, how it works, and how to use it!

Microsoft Authenticator is a security app for two-factor authentication. It competes directly with Google Authenticator, Authy, LastPass Authenticator, and several others. You may run into the app when updating your Microsoft account settings or enabling two-factor authentication there. Alternatively, you … Continue reading

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Microsoft publishes first Edge for macOS preview, promises to make it truly “Mac-like”

Microsoft is making sure to take advantage of the Mac’s hardware and design. One of the most important ways that Microsoft wants to make the new Chromium-based Edge different from the current EdgeHTML-based Edge is in its support for other … Continue reading

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