What was going on in the Microsoft Devices Group during the Xbox One's design phase? The 2013 console launched in a hideous state—and I mean that from a purely aesthetic angle. (We could go on about its other launch issues.) The system's staggering size and VCR-like design left a lot to be desired, and the result was an entertainment-center eyesore that was somehow larger than 2005's Xbox 360.
Microsoft has updated its Node.js Tools for Visual Studio package, improving IntelliSense ease-of-coding capabilities and enhancing performance, debugging, and unit testing. The upgrade also supports the recently released Node.js 6.
Version 1.2 of the open source tool enables development of enterprise Node.js applications using Microsoft's signature Visual Studio IDE. The upgrade works with Visual Studio 2015.
Since May, a number of Surface Pro 3 owners have been dealing with surprisingly weak battery life for the two-year-old device. The problem hits some users so severely that their battery lasts only an hour or two after a full charge. Now, Microsoft says it thinks it can fix the issue.
Microsoft is very proud of their trendsetting security. From products and services to the devices themselves, the company is acknowledging that many of their customers would like to learn more about the fight for cyber security with a new Microsoft Secure Blog post.
Satya Nadella continues to spearhead the unique approach of Microsoft cyber solutions against threats. In fact, almost $1 billion is being spent each year in Research and Development for security.
Microsoft is consolidating its multi-factor authentication apps, offering both consumers and business users a unified, password-enhancing experience.