At E3 2016, we’re expecting the game industry to get together to unveil new game titles and what’s coming on each platform, and Microsoft is also expected to make a big splash with huge announcements. Here’s everything you need to know about the Xbox E3 Briefing, live stream links to watch the event, and everything we’re expecting to hear from Microsoft. Also this week, Microsoft released yet another test version of Windows 10. This time around, the company rolled out Windows 10 build 14361 for PC and Mobile bringing a number of changes over the previous version, including tweaks on the Start menu, Windows Ink, and Action Center, and the Settings app gets a new UI facelift and a number of new options. In addition, build 14361 includes a slew of bug fixes, improvements, and several known issues. You can watch everything that’s new on Windows 10 build 14361 on the new hands-on video I publish on the Pureinfotech YouTube channel. Bank of America returns to Windows 10 with a new Universal Windows Platform (UWP) app for PC and Mobile. The app has been built from the ground up to take full advantage of the operating system and it includes Cortana integration. The 2016 Copa America Centenario is happening now and you can watch all the matches on the go on Windows 10 with two great apps. If you’re an Xbox owner, but you don’t have an Xbox Live Gold subscription, you’ll be happy to know that Microsoft for the first time is offering free multiplayer gaming throughout the weekend for Xbox One as well as Xbox 360 owners without a subscription. Lenovo teases foldable smartphones and tablet concepts at its Tech World event in San Francisco. If you missed any of the new stories, you can catch up with everything that happened this week and past articles here.

Short takes around the web

Here are a few other things that happened this week around the web.

Microsoft says no to TV DVR feature on Xbox One

Although Microsoft has previously said that it was planning to bring TV DVR to Xbox One, this week the company decided put on hold the Over-the-Air TV functionality to concentrate on more important feature requests from customers.

PC gamers won’t be playing Halo 5 after all

Microsoft was previously rumored to bring Halo 5: Guardians to PC, but early this week, PC Gamer has revealed that the company has no intentions to bring the game to Windows 10 PCs.

Samsung to unveil the first phone with foldable display next year

While we have seen Lenovo demonstrating a smartphone and tablet with foldable display early this week, the company says that these devices won’t be available for a long time. However, Samsung is now saying that is planning to introduce the first commercial phone with foldable display a MWC 2017. According to sources familiar to the plan, Samsung is planning to unveil two new phones: one that folds in half and a 5-inch handset that can be unfolded, transforming the device into an 8-inch tablet.

Microsoft launches Planner

On an attempt to compete with Trello and Asana, Microsoft is now launching a new tool to help businesses and teams working on various projects to collaborate and track their work with a new app called Planner. You can get the app today for free as part of your Office 365 subscription.

Windows 10 Anniversary Update to better deal with background apps

On an ongoing process to get developers building apps for Windows 10, Microsoft keeps tweaking the operating system to make it easier for developers to integrate services and apps. With the Anniversary Update, the company says that it will simplify the process for apps running in the background. On a new announcement, Microsoft says that will replace the multiple interconnecting processes used in the current app model for a single process cutting down significantly the amount of code developers need to write to run an application. All content on this site is provided with no warranties, express or implied. Use any information at your own risk. Always backup of your device and files before making any changes. Privacy policy info.