Groove Music Pass
Microsoft had been trying hard to get users onto Groove. Microsoft with the failure of Zune is still trying to break into the music business. Microsoft Groove is now offering until June 30th a special if you purchase a 1-year Groove Music Pass and get $25 to buy apps, games, music, movies, TV and more!
Xbox Game Pass Launches June 1
The Netflix for video gaming is finally here Microsoft announced Xbox Game Pass back in February, and the service goes live for the entire Xbox community on June 1. The new digital gaming subscription service gives you unlimited access to over 100 Xbox One and Backward Compatible Xbox 360 games for $9.99 USD per month.
Netflix Released House of Cards Season 5
Netflix this week released a new season of House of Cards. The fifth season of the show has been hit with positive reviews. House of Cards was Netflix first original series and is considered one of the favorites by many Netflix subscribers.
HP’s Cortana speaker Debut
Microsoft revealed earlier this month that HP is planning to build a Cortana-powered speaker. We learned from HP earlier in the week that the speaker will need to be connected to a Windows 10 PC. HP appears to have created the hardware device as a companion to its Windows product line, there’s no release date or pricing for HP’s digital assistant hardware quite yet.
Skype Gets Snapchat Like Features
Microsoft announced a major redesign of Skype, which now comes with a feature called “Highlights” that lets users share photos and videos that will only be temporarily visible to their friends. Skype which has huge brand recognition and Microsoft funding for software development makes very little money. Microsoft hopes this redesign focused on messaging and social sharing will drive its popularity.
Minecraft Get Long-Awaited 1.1 Update For Pocket and Windows 10
There are loads more. Llamas. Shulker Boxes. Dyable Beds. New blocks, like glazed terracotta and concrete. New enchantments, like Frostwalking and Mending. Ingot Smelting is a thing. Add-Ons are now additionally exciting and will let you remix movement properties. There is a full change log on https://minecraft.net