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Microsoft plans convergence of PC, Xbox gaming, releases more details on Windows 10 Game Mode

For the last few months we’ve heard tidbits and hints about Microsoft’s upcoming Game Mode for Windows 10. The new mode, which is part of the Creators Update, is supposed to help some games run modestly faster — and as ...

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Microsoft will unveil Scorpio on June 11: Here’s what we’d like to see

Microsoft has announced it will take the lid off Scorpio at its E3 conference on June 11, four years after the Xbox One got taken apart by Sony during E3 2013. Scorpio, in many ways, is Microsoft’s first real chance ...

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Microsoft wants to bring HoloLens to the consumer market once the technology matures

When Microsoft first debuted HoloLens two years ago, it wasn’t clear if the company was working on a niche research concept that would find little life outside of tech demos, or if the company intended to push augmented reality as ...

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Microsoft Surface Studio review round-up: Creatives love it

Reviews of Microsoft’s Surface Studio popped up today, and the general consensus from the Internet is that this is one sharp piece of hardware. Microsoft wanted to build a platform that would appeal to creative types — the sort of ...

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Microsoft, Sony, and other companies still use illegal warranty-void-if-removed stickers

One of the ways manufacturers coerce users not to modify or even open hardware they’ve purchased is through warranty-void-if-removed stickers. These stickers are common on electronics equipment — Microsoft uses them on the Xbox One, Sony has them on the PS4, and ...

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Microsoft kills Xbox Fitness, will yank access to previously purchased content

When Microsoft launched the Xbox One, it showcased the console’s unique value-added proposition by partnering with a variety of companies, not just game developers. Xbox Fitness was a launch title for the platform that utilized the Kinect 2.0 sensor to ...

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Will Microsoft use Windows 10 to turn the PC into an Xbox?

Ever since it launched Windows 10, Microsoft has been working to integrate Xbox One and PC gaming. Multiple games are now available as cross-buy titles, meaning you buy the game once, you can play it on either an Xbox One ...

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Microsoft will adjust malware-like upgrade policy for Windows 10 following outcry

For most of the past year, Microsoft has largely refused to change controversial Windows 10 policies, no matter how unhappy a vocal minority of users were over the company’s new strategy. Telemetry tracking, mandatory updates that combine security and non-security ...

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Microsoft cancels Fable Legends, closes Lionhead Studios

Share This article Microsoft announced today that it is cancelling its next-generation Fable title, Fable Legends. The game, which we’d previewed as an up-and-coming DirectX 12 title last fall, was the only title in development at Lionhead Studios, which Microsoft ...

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Here’s why Microsoft shouldn’t launch an Xbox ‘set top box’

Share This article Before the Xbox One launched in 2013, there was some talk of an inexpensive alternative device shipping alongside the main console. Besides a minor Xbox 360 refresh, nothing of the sort ever came out, but a similar ...

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