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Microsoft Reveals More Information About Its E3 2016 Plans

05/03/2016, The E3 2016 gaming convention is just around the corner and this year we’re expecting some very interesting announcements to be made at the event. Some of the biggest developers and publishers will be at the convention to showcase their latest...

Internet Explorer Is No Longer The Most Popular Desktop Browser

05/02/2016, For years, Internet Explorer has enjoyed the title of being the most widely used desktop browser in the world. It was helped by the fact that this browser came pre-installed on hundreds of millions of PCs that were powered by Windows. With the exception...

Windows 10 Is Now Boasting A 14.35% Market Share

05/02/2016, We’re not sure if this is a pattern we’re seeing with Microsoft, but it seems like every other major version of Windows they release does well. For example we had Windows XP followed by the flop that was Vista, then we had Windows 7 followed by the...

Bing For iOS Lets You Search For Images By Taking A Photo

05/02/2016, Ever see something cool on the street that you’re wondering where it might be from? If you are, you might be interested to learn that Microsoft’s Bing for iOS app has recently been updated and has gained a nifty new feature: the ability to search for...

Lionhead Studios Has Been Shut Down

05/01/2016, It was announced a few weeks ago that development on Fable Legends was being ceased and that Lionhead Studios might be shut down in the near future. Even though it was rumored that perhaps the team would be allowed to stay on and complete work on this...

Microsoft Will Only Allow Cortana To Use Edge From Now On

04/28/2016, When Microsoft brought Cortana onto Windows 10, unsurprisingly all queries and websites launched through Cortana was through the Edge browser. Given that Cortana and Edge are both Microsoft-made apps, this was kind of to be expected. However Windows 10...

Forza Motorsport 6: Apex Open Beta For Windows 10 Arriving Soon

04/28/2016, Microsoft today confirmed that the open beta for Forza Motorsport 6: Apex for Windows 10 is going to be released very soon, in the first week of May actually. This spin-off title has been developed specifically for Windows 10 and it represents the first...

Microsoft France Unveils Special Iron Man Xbox One

04/28/2016, Captain America: Civil War is coming up and so far Marvel has been asking whose side are you on. Are you on the side of Iron Man, or are you on the side of Captain America? For those who are Iron Man fans, you might be interested in checking out this...

New Xbox Hardware Rumored For E3 2016

04/27/2016, Along with the rumors that Sony is working on an upgraded PS4, we have also heard rumors that Microsoft is working on upgraded Xbox hardware too. In fact just recently it was speculated that Xbox boss Phil Spencer could have dropped hints that a hardware...

Windows 10 Anniversary Update Release Expected By Late July

04/27/2016, Microsoft confirmed during its keynote at the Build conference last month that the next major update for Windows 10 is going to be called Windows 10 Anniversary Update. This name was chosen because the update is going to commemorate the launch of Windows...

Microsoft Could Be Testing A New Game Streaming Service In China

04/27/2016, It appears that Microsoft has teamed up with a couple of other firms for a game streaming service for Xbox One owners in China. Evidence has surfaced which shows that Microsoft is teaming up with Square Enix and Ubitus to bring Final Fantasy XIII to the...

Microsoft Reiterates Commitment To Windows 10 Mobile

04/27/2016, It’s no secret that Microsoft has already lost a lot of ground in the global smartphone market. The company has been trying to increase sales of its handsets but customers don’t seem to be picking up its handsets in large numbers. There has...

Surface Phone Rumored For Announcement By April 2017

04/26/2016, Ever since Microsoft made their own Surface tablets, many have wondered if the Redmond company would take the opportunity to create their own brand of Surface smartphones. This has been rumored about for a while now and unfortunately it looks like Surface...

Xbox Games With Gold For May 2016

04/26/2016, It’s that time of the month again, the time when Xbox Live Gold members see what games they’re going to get free as part of their subscription, Microsoft has just confirmed the Xbox Games with Gold lineup for May 2016. Four new free games, two...