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Xbox One In China Will Be Sold Via China Telecom’s Retail Channels

07/25/2014, As you might have heard, Microsoft had announced that they will be officially selling the Xbox One console in China later this year in September. In a way this is a pretty big deal because prior to this, video game consoles were banned from being sold in...

Xbox Music, Xbox Video Not Shutting Down, According To Joe Belfiore

07/23/2014, In the past couple of weeks, Microsoft has announced some pretty big changes that they will be making to the company. This includes the likes of dropping the use of Android, and getting rid of feature phones. They also announced they would be laying off...

1.1 Million Xbox Consoles Shipped Last Quarter

07/23/2014, A week ago we reported that Microsoft announced that they had seen Xbox One sales double ever since they reduced its price. Exactly how many units they managed to sell remains unclear, although based on NPD’s figures, it wasn’t enough to beat out the...

Microsoft: Older Skype Versions To Retire Soon

07/23/2014, It was earlier this month that we brought you word that Skype for Mac has received an update, and this time around, Microsoft has issued a warning to Skype users that this particular app will see older versions retire in due time, which means that one...

GoPro Channel For Xbox One Launched

07/23/2014, Microsoft had said back in January this year that it would bring a GoPro channel to Xbox consoles. By April the channel was launched first on the Xbox 360. Since then it has been limited to that console and Xbox One owners have been patiently...

Microsoft Could Rename Cortana For China [Rumor]

07/23/2014, For our readers in China, you might be pleased to learn that Microsoft has recently sent out invites (via Chinese website ZOL) for an event that they will be holding in China for the launch of Cortana. Now we know that Microsoft was planning on bringing...

Destiny Beta For Xbox 360, Xbox One Is Now Live

07/23/2014, About a week ago, the beta for Destiny was launched on the PlayStation 3 and the PlayStation 4. This is hardly surprising as PlayStation gamers have been given certain exclusives for Destiny and early beta access was one of them. That being said, the good...

Microsoft CEO Confirms Plans For Unified Operating System

07/23/2014, A few days ago, we reported that according to a Microsoft job listing, it seemed that the Redmond company was entertaining ideas about unifying their operating systems. As it stands, Microsoft has several different operating systems, like Windows, Windows...

Halo: Nightfall Series Receive Teaser Photo

07/22/2014, SPOILER WARNING: If you mind minor spoilers, then stop reading this article immediately. Microsoft did announce that they will be cutting up to 18,000 jobs not too long ago, and that particular bit of news did not thrill various governments around the...

Cortana For The UK Will Sport A British Accent

07/22/2014, There has been a lot of hype and anticipation surrounding Cortana, the voice assistant feature for Microsoft’s Windows Phone 8.1 mobile operating system. Cortana is expected to make its way to the UK in the coming weeks and according to the reports,...