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Microsoft Developing eBook Store For Windows 10

01/18/2017, Microsoft sells a lot of content through its Windows Store to people who use its operating system but it hasn’t started selling ebooks yet. On the other hand, Apple’s iBooks platform enables the company’s customers to buy and read...

Cortana Will Soon Work On The Android Lock Screen

01/18/2017, Microsoft’s digital personal assistant Cortana may have started out on its Windows Phone platform but the assistant has since been expanded to the company’s other devices like PCs and gaming consoles. Microsoft is also working with third-party...

Microsoft Patent Describes How You Can Use Cortana During A Call

01/18/2017, Using a voice assistant while you’re on the phone doesn’t make a lot of sense, right? After all you’re talking to someone so how would the voice assistant differentiate what you’re saying to a friend or whether or not you’re issuing a voice...

Xbox One To Get A New IP In 2017

01/18/2017, Exclusive titles are what defines a console. For example Sony’s had God of War and Destiny, while Microsoft has had Forza, Gears of War, and Halo, just to name a few. This is well and good but we guess after awhile it does get a bit boring which is why...

New Xbox One Dashboard Teased By Microsoft

01/17/2017, Microsoft announced last week that it’s developing a new Xbox One dashboard with improvements being focused on speed. It said that among other improvements, the new dashboard is going to make common tasks faster. Head of platform engineering for...

Microsoft Australia Unveils The Xbox Inflatable

01/16/2017, So last year, Microsoft unveiled the Xbox Onesie which was basically a one piece clothing themed around the Xbox. It was a fun concept and idea and had a limited run. Turns out Microsoft isn’t quite done with its fun and weird Xbox products yet because...

Microsoft Foldable Smartphone Patent Surfaces

01/16/2017, We have been hearing for a very long time that both Samsung and LG are working on foldable smartphones. They are yet to launch such a product and are certainly not the only ones thinking about such smartphones. A new patent application filed by Microsoft...

Windows 10 Game Mode Confirmed

01/15/2017, A couple of weeks back we reported on a leaked Windows 10 beta build which included a new “Game Mode” feature. Microsoft sought to improve gaming performance on Windows 10 PCs by delivering software optimizations with this feature. The company...

Microsoft’s Project Scorpio Might Not Be Shown Before E3 2017

01/12/2017, With Microsoft’s Project Scorpio scheduled for a launch this year, we guess many expect that the company will unveil it at E3 2017 which actually would make a perfect launch platform, or even earlier. However it seems that Xbox boss Phil Spencer isn’t...

Halo Wars 2 Windows 10 Physical Release Confirmed

01/11/2017, It has been confirmed that the upcoming Halo Wars 2 game is going to get a physical release on Windows 10. THQ Nordic is teaming up with Microsoft Studios and 343 Industries to bring Halo Wars 2 for Windows 10 to retail stores across the globe through a...

Platinum Games Apologizes For Scalebound’s Cancellation

01/11/2017, A few days ago, Microsoft announced that they would be cancelling Scalebound. For those unfamiliar, Scalebound is a game developed by Platinum Games and was meant to be an exclusive to the Xbox One. The game was shown off several years ago, so safe to say...

Gears Of War 4 Introduces New Rage Quit Penalties

01/10/2017, Rage quitting is a problem in multiplayer games where one player who feels like they are losing, will just quit the game halfway. This ruins the experience for the other player or players, especially in a team-based game where the loss of one player could...