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First Xbox One Major Update To Fix Social Features

01/09/2014, In November last year Microsoft finally launched its much awaited gaming console, the Xbox One. In 2013 alone, Microsoft was able to sell three million units of the console, and that figure is bound to go further up in the new year. Launching a product...

Windows XP For Microsoft Security Essentials Ends This April 8

01/08/2014, Microsoft is not going to change their minds concerning support for Windows XP, where such support is still on track to end 90 days from now, and the date in question would be April 8th, 2014. Apart from that, the software giant has also confirmed quietly...

Microsoft Surface 3, Surface Mini, Surface Laptop Rumors Surface

01/08/2014, Microsoft’s latest Surface series of tablets was launched back in 2013 and given that Microsoft has chosen (again) not to make an appearance at CES 2014, we’re sure many are wondering what they might be up to. Well thanks to a series of tweets by...

New Microsoft CEO Might Not Be Announced Until February

01/08/2014, Ever since Steve Ballmer announced last year that he will be stepping down as CEO within the next 12 months, there has been a lot of speculation about who is going to become the new Microsoft CEO. It would certainly be a tough job heading a company that...

Windows 8.1 Update 1 Screenshots Leaked

01/08/2014, Rumor has it that Microsoft is working on a new Windows 8.1 update that is expected to be released in the next couple of months. Apparently called “Update 1,” it is claimed to be a minor update which will primarily focus on improving shared...

Halo 5 On Track For 2014 Release

01/06/2014, Microsoft has managed to build a pretty popular and iconic franchise for its Xbox platform with the Halo game. Its original developers, Bungie, have since passed the torch over to 343 Industries and if you were looking forward to additional Halo content,...

Three Million Xbox One Units Were Sold In 2013

01/06/2014, November 2013 was the month when gaming fans around the world were pumped up and excited because both Sony and Microsoft were releasing their next generation consoles. The initial launch took place in limited markets and almost immediately all pre-order...

Microsoft Admits That They Can Learn A Thing Or Two From Sony

01/06/2014, As far as console gaming is concerned, Microsoft and Sony can be thought of as rivals, and rightfully so given that both the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One are considered to be nearly equals, with some hardware differences and game titles set aside. But has...

Microsoft Almost Went Disc-less With The Xbox One

01/03/2014, Would you have preferred it if the Xbox One had gone disc-less? Games could technically be cheaper since costs such as packaging, printing, and burning would have been taken out of the equation, but then again there is the issue that gamers without...

Microsoft Surface Traffic Beats Out Google’s Nexus Offerings

01/02/2014, Prior to the release of the Microsoft Surface 2 and Surface Pro 2, the Redmond company’s first generation of Surface tablets did not sell as well as they should have, leaving Microsoft with plenty of leftover stock which was a potential $1 billion...

Skype Twitter Account Hacked, Group Posts Anti-Microsoft Sentiments

01/01/2014, It looks like 2014 is off to a series of hacks, with our report earlier claiming that Snapchat was hacked, compromising some 4.6 million user names and phone numbers in the process, and now it looks like Microsoft’s Skype Twitter and Facebook accounts...