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Microsoft’s Black Friday deals include discounts on Surface devices

Microsoft already announced its Xbox Black Friday deals — which include $100 off an Xbox One X — and now it's previewing the discounts you can expect on its Surface line. You'll be able to save $300 on the Surface Laptop 2 in black and up to $50 on… Source: Engadget | Microsoft’s Black Friday …

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Microsoft's 'record' quarter driven by big growth in Azure and gaming

Microsoft just released financial results for the past quarter, the first quarter of its fiscal year, and the company's many different business units all appear to be firing on all cylinders. Overall revenue increased 19 percent year-over-year to rea… Source: Engadget | Microsoft's 'record' quarter driven by big growth in Azure and gaming

Windows 10 and Android are now the perfect match

Microsoft's new approach to mobile is pure pragmatism: Play nice with everyone, and get their users hooked on Microsoft apps. With the demise of Windows Phone — a noble effort, especially after the 2011 Nokia partnership — the company really has no… Source: Engadget | Windows 10 and Android are now the perfect match

Sea of Thieves' New Volcanic Region Is Difficult And Hilarious

Rare’s online pirate adventure game Sea of Thieves launched into some rough waters, feeling more like a beta than full game. Since then, the developers have worked to make the seas more treacherous and exciting. Last week’s Forsaken Shores content adds an entirely new region packed with dangerous volcanoes and…Read more… Source: Kotaku | Sea …

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Microsoft's Surface event by the numbers

Microsoft had a slew of new Surfaces to show off during Tuesday's press event held in New York. The company debuted its quad-core Surface Pro 6 and a significantly speedier Surface Laptop 2, not to mention a pair of Cortana-connected Surface Headphon… Source: Engadget | Microsoft's Surface event by the numbers

Xbox One mouse and keyboard support is coming with Razer's help

Yes, the rumors were true. Microsoft has confirmed that it's weeks away from adding mouse and keyboard support to the Xbox One (initially for Insiders), and it's enlisting some help from none other than Razer. The gaming-oriented brand will provide… Source: Engadget | Xbox One mouse and keyboard support is coming with Razer's help

Dell gives its Inspiron 2-in-1 laptops a meaningful refresh

Dell is refreshing its Inspiron line of notebooks for the holiday season, and instead of simply updating them with the latest eighth-generation Intel processors, the company is adding functional features. The new Inspirons come with narrower bezels,… Source: Engadget | Dell gives its Inspiron 2-in-1 laptops a meaningful refresh

Microsoft OneDrive will use AI to make searchable video transcripts

You've probably had that moment where you wanted to track down an important piece of information from a video, but weren't sure when it was said. If so, Microsoft wants to come to your aid — it's introducing media searching in OneDrive (and SharePo… Source: Engadget | Microsoft OneDrive will use AI to make searchable …

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Ask Engadget: Where can I find tech deals for students?

The support shared among readers in the comments section is one of the things we love most about the Engadget community. Over the years, we've known you to offer sage advice on everything from Chromecasts and cameras to drones and smartphones. In fac… Source: Engadget | Ask Engadget: Where can I find tech deals for …

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Microsoft Office Experiencing Activation Issues on Mac and PC [Fixed]

Microsoft Office appears to be experiencing activation issues on both Mac and PC today, according to several user reports on Twitter. MacRumors also received emails from multiple readers affected. At least some Office 365 subscribers who have attempted to use Word, Outlook, and other apps in the Microsoft Office suite have been prompted to reactivate …

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Microsoft Plans to Keep Skype Classic Available 'for Some Time' Following User Backlash

Microsoft last month announced plans to shut down Skype 7, aka Skype Classic, on PCs and Macs in September, with the company encouraging customers to instead upgrade to the latest version of Skype, Skype 8. Skype 8, first introduced last year, features a total design overhaul that has not been popular with some customers, which …

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