WinBeta http://www.winbeta.org Your source for Windows 10 and Microsoft news Thu, 25 Aug 2016 21:50:07 +0000 en-US hourly 1 95021432 Xbox One and 360 owners can now watch their favorite CBS shows via the CBS All Access app http://www.winbeta.org/news/xbox-one-360-owners-can-now-watch-favorite-cbs-shows-via-cbs-access-app http://www.winbeta.org/news/xbox-one-360-owners-can-now-watch-favorite-cbs-shows-via-cbs-access-app#respond Thu, 25 Aug 2016 21:50:07 +0000 http://www.winbeta.org/?p=77678

CBS All Access has launched on Xbox One, bringing an end to the long wait to Xbox One users who have been looking at CBS's Windows 10 Mobile and Windows 10 PC app with envy for a while now.

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Here’s how Deus Ex: Mankind Divided performs on PCs, the Xbox One, and the PS4 http://www.winbeta.org/news/heres-deus-ex-mankind-divided-performs-pcs-xbox-one-ps4 http://www.winbeta.org/news/heres-deus-ex-mankind-divided-performs-pcs-xbox-one-ps4#respond Thu, 25 Aug 2016 21:20:45 +0000 http://www.winbeta.org/?p=77670

Long story short the game is performing relatively well on all platforms, although some are doing a bit better than others.

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Ubisoft delays The Division DLC, citing “lingering issues” http://www.winbeta.org/news/ubisoft-delays-division-dlc-citing-lingering-issues http://www.winbeta.org/news/ubisoft-delays-division-dlc-citing-lingering-issues#respond Thu, 25 Aug 2016 20:51:23 +0000 http://winbeta.org/?p=77669

Ubisoft, makers of The Division, have reached out to its gamers and fans via its company blog to announce that its Survival DLC that was planned for release sometime this summer is actually be shelved in favor of a new update.

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Here’s why your enterprise can trust Microsoft Azure with your information http://www.winbeta.org/news/heres-enterprise-can-trust-microsoft-azure-information http://www.winbeta.org/news/heres-enterprise-can-trust-microsoft-azure-information#respond Thu, 25 Aug 2016 20:00:46 +0000 http://www.winbeta.org/?p=77657

Microsoft Azure is trusted by many enterprises with their secure information and here is why.

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Get Disney’s “Monster’s Inc.” for free by connecting your Microsoft account with Disney Movies http://www.winbeta.org/news/get-disneys-monsters-inc-free-connecting-microsoft-account-disney-movies http://www.winbeta.org/news/get-disneys-monsters-inc-free-connecting-microsoft-account-disney-movies#respond Thu, 25 Aug 2016 19:44:04 +0000 http://www.winbeta.org/?p=77663

Here's how to connect your Microsoft account to Disney Movies and get a free digital copy of the family-friendly movie "Monster's, Inc."

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Microsoft publishes changelog for Windows 10 build 14393.103, here’s what’s changed http://www.winbeta.org/news/microsoft-publishes-changelog-windows-10-build-14393-103-heres-whats-changed http://www.winbeta.org/news/microsoft-publishes-changelog-windows-10-build-14393-103-heres-whats-changed#respond Thu, 25 Aug 2016 19:21:14 +0000 http://www.winbeta.org/?p=77659

Here's everything that's been updated in Windows 10 build 149393.103 for PCs and mobile.

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Sign up to get Microsoft’s help at Ignite 2016 with your Office 365 Enterprise integration and security needs http://www.winbeta.org/news/sign-get-microsofts-help-ignite-2016-office-365-enterprise-integration-security-needs http://www.winbeta.org/news/sign-get-microsofts-help-ignite-2016-office-365-enterprise-integration-security-needs#respond Thu, 25 Aug 2016 18:57:18 +0000 http://www.winbeta.org/?p=77633

Ignite 2016 will offer the opportunity to explore solutions for your organization's security and mobility dilemmas with the Microsoft Office 365 team up close and personal.

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Get the Surface Pro 4 Core i5 version with 8GB RAM and a 256GB SSD for only $895 http://www.winbeta.org/news/get-surface-pro-4-core-i5-version-8gb-ram-256gb-ssd-895 http://www.winbeta.org/news/get-surface-pro-4-core-i5-version-8gb-ram-256gb-ssd-895#respond Thu, 25 Aug 2016 18:51:03 +0000 http://www.winbeta.org/?p=77636

The Core i5 Surface Pro 4 with 8GB of RAM and 256GB of storage is currently selling for $894.99 on eBay, which is more than $400 cheaper than the hybrid tablet's regular price.

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Xbox Live Gold subscribers can play Forza Motorsport 6 for free through Sunday, August 28 http://www.winbeta.org/news/xbox-live-gold-subscribers-can-play-forza-motorsport-6-free-sunday-august-28 http://www.winbeta.org/news/xbox-live-gold-subscribers-can-play-forza-motorsport-6-free-sunday-august-28#respond Thu, 25 Aug 2016 18:50:35 +0000 http://www.winbeta.org/?p=77614

In preparation for the release of Forza Horizon 3 on September 27, 2016, Xbox live Gold members to play Forza Motorsport 6 for free all this weekend.

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More details emerge on Microsoft’s Surface as a Service leasing plans http://www.winbeta.org/news/details-emerge-microsofts-surface-service-leasing-plans http://www.winbeta.org/news/details-emerge-microsofts-surface-service-leasing-plans#respond Thu, 25 Aug 2016 18:48:09 +0000 http://winbeta.org/?p=77632

More details have been released on Microsoft's Surface as a Service hardware subscription plan.

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Microsoft releases preview version of Visio for iPad http://www.winbeta.org/news/microsoft-releases-preview-version-visio-ipad http://www.winbeta.org/news/microsoft-releases-preview-version-visio-ipad#respond Thu, 25 Aug 2016 18:40:58 +0000 http://www.winbeta.org/?p=77641

Microsoft has released the Visio for iPad preview app announced last week.

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Joust is the latest Xbox One Backward Compatible title http://www.winbeta.org/news/joust-latest-xbox-one-backward-compatible-title http://www.winbeta.org/news/joust-latest-xbox-one-backward-compatible-title#respond Thu, 25 Aug 2016 18:27:08 +0000 http://winbeta.org/?p=77616

Old-school arcade game Joust is heading to the Xbox One via Backward Compatibility program.

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Office 365 team details accessibility improvements http://www.winbeta.org/news/office-365-team-details-accessibility-improvements http://www.winbeta.org/news/office-365-team-details-accessibility-improvements#respond Thu, 25 Aug 2016 18:22:57 +0000 http://www.winbeta.org/?p=77596

The Office 365 team shows off some of their latest accessibility improvements and talks about what's coming this quarter.

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WhatsApp updates Terms of Service, will share info with parent company Facebook http://www.winbeta.org/news/whatsapp-updates-terms-service-will-share-info-parent-company-facebook http://www.winbeta.org/news/whatsapp-updates-terms-service-will-share-info-parent-company-facebook#respond Thu, 25 Aug 2016 18:19:00 +0000 http://www.winbeta.org/?p=77611

Popular messaging app Whatsapp announced today that the company is updating its terms and privacy policy to reflect recent changes to the service as well as prepare for the future.

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Microsoft releases Windows 10 build 14393.103 to Release Preview users on PCs and phones http://www.winbeta.org/news/microsoft-releases-windows-10-build-14393-103-release-preview-users-pcs-phones http://www.winbeta.org/news/microsoft-releases-windows-10-build-14393-103-release-preview-users-pcs-phones#respond Thu, 25 Aug 2016 18:04:26 +0000 http://www.winbeta.org/?p=77617

Windows 10 Release Preview users (and maybe Slow Ring Insiders) are receiving an update today to 14393.103.

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Microsoft’s Computer Vision API used to generate ALT tags for WordPress images automatically http://www.winbeta.org/news/microsofts-computer-vision-api-used-generate-alt-tags-wordpress-images-automatically http://www.winbeta.org/news/microsofts-computer-vision-api-used-generate-alt-tags-wordpress-images-automatically#respond Thu, 25 Aug 2016 17:42:57 +0000 http://winbeta.org/?p=77576

A new plugin for WordPress uses Microsoft's Computer Vision API to automatically fill in an image's alt text field.

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343 Industries provides more details on Halo app for Windows 10 PC, coming September 8th http://www.winbeta.org/news/343-industries-provides-details-halo-app-windows-10-pc-coming-september-8th http://www.winbeta.org/news/343-industries-provides-details-halo-app-windows-10-pc-coming-september-8th#respond Thu, 25 Aug 2016 17:29:43 +0000 http://www.winbeta.org/?p=77586

In a post on Halo Waypoint, 343 Industries announced a new Halo app coming to Windows 10, just on the heels of another app, Halo 5 Forge.

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Microsoft to create a cross-platform mobile app with Hubb http://www.winbeta.org/news/microsoft-create-cross-platform-mobile-app-hubb http://www.winbeta.org/news/microsoft-create-cross-platform-mobile-app-hubb#respond Thu, 25 Aug 2016 17:18:24 +0000 http://winbeta.org/?p=77585

Microsoft has partnered with event content management technology startup Hubb to create a new cross-platform mobile app

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Major Nelson is giving away Xbox Onesies, too http://www.winbeta.org/news/major-nelson-giving-away-xbox-onesies http://www.winbeta.org/news/major-nelson-giving-away-xbox-onesies#respond Thu, 25 Aug 2016 17:05:20 +0000 http://winbeta.org/?p=77573

Major Nelson has taken to his blog that Americans can also now win a Xbox onesie for themselves.

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Another Windows 10 Mobile phone in the works, this time from WhartonBrooks http://www.winbeta.org/news/another-windows-10-mobile-phone-works-time-whartonbrooks http://www.winbeta.org/news/another-windows-10-mobile-phone-works-time-whartonbrooks#respond Thu, 25 Aug 2016 16:50:38 +0000 http://www.winbeta.org/?p=77571

Whartoonbrooks, a new manufacturer based in Connecticut, USA announced today new Windows 10 Mobile products named Cerulean smartphones that will "radically change the mobile computing industry" later this fall.

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KB317694 breaks PowerShell, fixed in next Windows Update, “due 8/30/2016” http://www.winbeta.org/news/kb317694-breaks-powershell-fixed-next-windows-update-due-8302016 http://www.winbeta.org/news/kb317694-breaks-powershell-fixed-next-windows-update-due-8302016#respond Thu, 25 Aug 2016 16:24:14 +0000 http://winbeta.org/?p=77552

Microsoft wants you to know that patch KB317694 has broken Windows PowerShell.

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Yammer and Office 365 Groups to gain closer integration, more info coming at Ignite http://www.winbeta.org/news/yammer-office-365-groups-gain-closer-integration-info-coming-ignite http://www.winbeta.org/news/yammer-office-365-groups-gain-closer-integration-info-coming-ignite#respond Thu, 25 Aug 2016 16:15:19 +0000 http://www.winbeta.org/?p=77526

Back in June of 2012, Microsoft acquired Yammer, a popular intranet social media network used in business communications, and in 2014 began integrating it into Office 365. The problem has been, however, that Microsoft...

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Kindle Paperwhites causing Windows 10 Anniversary Update PCs to crash, say reports http://www.winbeta.org/news/kindle-paperwhites-causing-windows-10-anniversary-update-pcs-crash-say-reports http://www.winbeta.org/news/kindle-paperwhites-causing-windows-10-anniversary-update-pcs-crash-say-reports#respond Thu, 25 Aug 2016 16:08:24 +0000 http://winbeta.org/?p=77534

Owners of Kindle Paperwhites are reporting BSOD crashes when connecting them to Windows 10 PCs with the Anniversary Update.

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Bing Maps placed Melbourne Australia in the ocean off Japan http://www.winbeta.org/news/bing-maps-placed-melbourne-australia-ocean-off-japan http://www.winbeta.org/news/bing-maps-placed-melbourne-australia-ocean-off-japan#respond Thu, 25 Aug 2016 15:48:32 +0000 http://winbeta.org/?p=77535

Bing Maps mistakenly placed the large city of Melbourne in the middle of the Pacific ocean off the coast of Japan.

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Microsoft worked to “embrace the past” by bringing the best of Windows 8 to Windows 10, says VP http://www.winbeta.org/news/microsoft-worked-embrace-past-bringing-best-windows-8-windows-10-says-vp http://www.winbeta.org/news/microsoft-worked-embrace-past-bringing-best-windows-8-windows-10-says-vp#respond Thu, 25 Aug 2016 15:46:32 +0000 http://www.winbeta.org/?p=77533

Chuck Friedman, the Microsoft Corporate VP in charge of the Windows shell gave an interesting interview to Business Insider to reveal how the company leveraged the Windows 8 legacy to develop its latest operating system.

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In Seattle for PAX West next week? Drop by Microsoft for ID@Xbox Open House, play lots of indie games http://www.winbeta.org/news/seattle-pax-west-next-week-drop-microsoft-idxbox-open-house-play-lots-indie-games http://www.winbeta.org/news/seattle-pax-west-next-week-drop-microsoft-idxbox-open-house-play-lots-indie-games#respond Thu, 25 Aug 2016 15:16:03 +0000 http://winbeta.org/?p=77524

If you're in the Seattle area for PAX West next week, Microsoft wants you to know that you can pay them a visit to see more than 50 ID@Xbox games at the ID@Xbox Pre-PAX Open House.

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Xbox Australia to give away Onesies via social media http://www.winbeta.org/news/xbox-australia-give-away-onesies-via-social-media http://www.winbeta.org/news/xbox-australia-give-away-onesies-via-social-media#respond Thu, 25 Aug 2016 14:48:32 +0000 http://winbeta.org/?p=77520

You may now have a chance to win one of the infamous Xbox One onesies for yourself.

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Newest Windows 10 Mobile phone, Cube WP10, goes on sale in Spain http://www.winbeta.org/news/newest-windows-10-mobile-phone-cube-wp10-goes-sale-spain http://www.winbeta.org/news/newest-windows-10-mobile-phone-cube-wp10-goes-sale-spain#respond Thu, 25 Aug 2016 14:47:14 +0000 http://www.winbeta.org/?p=77512

The Cube WP10, a 6.98-inch phablet manufactured by Chinese manufacturer Cube is currently on sale for €270,06 on the Spanish AliExpress website.

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Windows Ambience wants to add soundscapes to the Windows 10 Taskbar http://www.winbeta.org/news/windows-ambience-wants-add-soundscapes-windows-10-taskbar http://www.winbeta.org/news/windows-ambience-wants-add-soundscapes-windows-10-taskbar#respond Thu, 25 Aug 2016 14:03:38 +0000 http://winbeta.org/?p=77500

Windows Ambience is a conceptual feature which would add soundscapes to the Windows 10 Taskbar.

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Skype now supports bots on Android devices with latest app update http://www.winbeta.org/news/skype-now-supports-bots-android-devices-latest-app-update http://www.winbeta.org/news/skype-now-supports-bots-android-devices-latest-app-update#respond Thu, 25 Aug 2016 13:26:49 +0000 http://www.winbeta.org/?p=77495

Microsoft has released a new update for its Skype app on Android devices, and the messaging app is now the latest version to gain support for Skype bots.

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