ActiveWin.com Headlineshttp://www.activewin.com/The Most Activated Windows ResourceenCopyright (c) 1997-2003 Active Networks, IncBob Stein bob@activewin.comThu, 04 Feb 2016 16:12:05 GMTThu, 04 Feb 2016 16:12:05 GMThttp://backend.userland.com/rssActive Networks RSS2 feed generator (c) 2003 Active Networks and Chad MyersMojang still alive and kicking, releases Cobalt for the Xbox OneAfter the acquisition by Microsoft, one would have thought Mojang would have turned into a sole Minecraft machine for the Redmond software giant (or worse). That, of course, was not the case: the studio released its second game, Secret, recently, and just published another one one, Cobalt, on the Xbox Store. Developed by Oxeye Game Studio AB, the game is a side-scrolling action game featuring the titular cyborg on a mysterious planet solving challenges, uncovering secrets, and participating in multiplayer battles, with a focus on competitive gaming.http://www.activewin.com/awin/comments.asp?HeadlineIndex=54460Thu, 04 Feb 2016 16:06:00 GMTByron Hinsonhttp://www.activewin.com/awin/comments.asp?HeadlineIndex=54460Minecraft Journey to the West skinpack available for Windows 10 and Pocket editionFor those of Eastern Asian descent, the most important occasion of the year – Lunar New Year – is fast approaching. Fitting in with the Year of the Monkey theme, Minecraft has joined in the festive atmosphere with a new skin pack, titled “Journey to the West”, announces the team on the Xbox Wire news page.http://www.activewin.com/awin/comments.asp?HeadlineIndex=54461Thu, 04 Feb 2016 16:08:00 GMTByron Hinsonhttp://www.activewin.com/awin/comments.asp?HeadlineIndex=54461Microsoft launches Azure IoT Hub, adds more device partnersIf Microsoft didn’t succeed to become a major player in mobile, the company clearly wants to be an early leader in another race. The Internet of Things (IoT) may be the next big technology trend with lots of smart devices collecting data and communicating with each other, and Microsoft is working to get in on it early. By releasing the Azure IoT Suite just a few months ago, Microsoft wanted to provide enterprises a pre-configured solution to easily connect, monitor assets and analyze data in real time. But today, the company is going further with the release of the Microsoft Azure IoT Hub, a platform for any IoT device that will also work with the Azure IoT Suite:http://www.activewin.com/awin/comments.asp?HeadlineIndex=54462Thu, 04 Feb 2016 16:09:00 GMTByron Hinsonhttp://www.activewin.com/awin/comments.asp?HeadlineIndex=54462Microsoft enables 3D Touch support and more in Bing and Cortana for iPhoneMicrosoft has pushed out big updates for two of its iPhone apps: Bing and Cortana. Both apps have received 3D Touch support for iPhone 6S / 6S Plus users, allowing you to quickly access various features of each app right from your home screen. In addition, Bing has added a deals module that lets you scan and compare pricing for different items, as well as see if there are any discounts from nearby stores. Bing will also now show you gas prices in your area, as well as the weather in the "Today" feed.http://www.activewin.com/awin/comments.asp?HeadlineIndex=54463Thu, 04 Feb 2016 16:10:00 GMTByron Hinsonhttp://www.activewin.com/awin/comments.asp?HeadlineIndex=54463Windows 10 build 14257 hits fast ring with minor improvements and a ninja monkeyNot every Windows 10 build is going to be a game changer, but that doesn’t mean they’re any less important. Build 14257 is one such example, and it’s now been pushed out to fast ring Windows Insiders to get their early-adopting mits on. Coming along with the update was a caveat by the head of the Windows Insider program, Microsoft’s Gabe Aul. He said that the reason there were no big changes in this release, is because it’s the beginning of a new developmental cycle.http://www.activewin.com/awin/comments.asp?HeadlineIndex=54464Thu, 04 Feb 2016 16:11:00 GMTByron Hinsonhttp://www.activewin.com/awin/comments.asp?HeadlineIndex=54464http://www.activewin.com/activewin_bigbutton.gif