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Xbox One Price Cut In Response To PS4

02/19/2017, Sony recently announced a price cut for the PlayStation 4. It has dropped the price to $250 for a limited time and Microsoft is now following suit. Redmond has confirmed that a new Xbox One price cut has gone live. It’s matching the price of...

Touch Bar Support For Microsoft Office Now Available

02/16/2017, When the new MacBook Pros were announced late last year, it was revealed that companies such as Microsoft would be taking advantage of the technology where there would be Touch Bar support for the Office suite of productivity apps. Recently those in the...

Skype Beta For iOS And Android Adds ‘Reactions’

02/16/2017, If you use Skype on your mobile device, you might be interested to learn that Microsoft has announced that the beta version of the app for iOS and Android will be getting some new features. One of those features is what Microsoft is calling...

Redesigned Skype App Being Developed

02/16/2017, Microsoft has been hard at work improving Skype. The cross-platform messaging service is used by tens of millions of people across the globe for keeping in touch with friends and family. The company has done some really good work in making sure that Skype...

Surface Book Prices Increased In The UK Following Brexit

02/16/2017, Even before Brexit officially happened, it doesn’t take a financial genius or an economics guru to realize that if it were to happen, it would undoubtedly affect the economy of both the UK and the European market, and in turn affect the value of the...

Microsoft’s Project Scorpio Will Be Unveiled June 11, 2017

02/15/2017, Earlier this year Microsoft confirmed that they might not announce Project Scorpio ahead of E3, meaning that if you were hoping to learn more about the console before the event you might be out of luck. Unfortunately that hasn’t changed, but the good...

Halo Wars 2 PC Physical Release Cancelled

02/14/2017, Microsoft announced last month that it was teaming up with THQ Nordic to release a special physical version of Halo Wars 2 for PC. This special version was going to be released for North America and Europe. There’s some bad news for Halo Wars fans...

Outlook.com Premium Launched For $19.95 Per Year

02/14/2017, Microsoft started testing the Outlook.com Premium email service in October last year. The service was in beta at that point in time and the company didn’t really confirm when it would be released for everybody. According to a new report, Microsoft...

Forza Franchise Crosses $1 Billion In Retail Sales

02/13/2017, Microsoft today announced that the Forza franchise has reached a major milestone. The franchise has exceeded $1 billion in retail sales as of December 2016. This news brings to an end an amazing year for Forza as it saw more than 14 million unique players...

GTA 4 Xbox One Backwards Compatibility Arrives

02/10/2017, Grand Theft Auto 4 is a very popular game in this epic Rockstar franchise. Microsoft has now confirmed that this title, which was previously only compatible with its Xbox 360, is now backwards compatible on the Xbox One. This means that Xbox One owners...

Windows 10 Picture-In-Picture Mode Confirmed

02/09/2017, Microsoft has confirmed a new picture-in-picture mode for Windows 10. This is going to make it much easier for users to work with multiple applications at the same time, particularly when they are working on video-related tasks. The feature is officially...

MacBook Pro Owners Can Preview Office With Touch Bar Support

02/08/2017, When Apple officially announced the new MacBook Pros last year, they also revealed that there would be apps that would support the feature, and one of those apps is Microsoft’s Office suite of productivity apps. In fact last October Microsoft revealed...

Windows 10 Cloud Upgrade To Full Windows Will Be Possible

02/05/2017, We’ve been seeing a lot of reports about a new iteration of Windows 10 that Microsoft is believed to be working on called Windows 10 Cloud. Reports suggest that this is going to be a lightweight version of Windows that Microsoft is aiming to compete...

Windows 10 Cloud Screenshots Leaked

02/05/2017, We’ve been hearing for a few weeks now that Microsoft is developing a new iteration of Windows 10 that’s reportedly going to be called Windows 10 Cloud. Recent reports suggest that despite its moniker, Windows 10 Cloud may not be what you...