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Windows Phone 8.1 Notification Center And Virtual Assistant Rumored

12/16/2013, Microsoft is yet to detail what the next major Windows Phone update is going to bring. Windows Phone 8.1 or Windows Phone Blue will come out next year and so far not much has been said about it. There have been a few rumors here and there, just recently...

Shoot Many Robots Free On Xbox 360 Through Games With Gold

12/16/2013, Prior to the start of December, Microsoft announced it would be making two games in its catalog available for free through the company’s Games with Gold program for Xbox 360 owners who are also Xbox Live Gold members. The first half of the month would...

Xbox Original Programming To Kick Off In Early 2014

12/15/2013, A well known figure of the TV industry, Nancy Tellem, who now heads the digital media business at Microsoft has confirmed that Xbox original programming is going to kick off early next year. The original shows are going to be available on Xbox One and...

Microsoft BUILD 2014 Confirmed

12/13/2013, Another year is about to come to an end, and this would more often than not also mean that companies all over the world have more or less made plans for various road shows and conferences to happen in the year ahead. Software giant Microsoft is not exempt...

Dead Rising 3 Demo Available Today; Details On First DLC Revealed

12/13/2013, Ever since I purchased the Xbox One, I’ve been playing a lot of Dead Rising 3. Considering how much the next-generation console costs, I know many of you can’t afford to buy the Xbox One and a game, so free demos are pretty much all you can afford at...

Microsoft Xbox Rumored For China Launch In September 2014

12/12/2013, There are countries where video games are especially prevalent, such as in South Korea where many youngsters aspire to attain pro gamer status, in which they are able to compete in overseas tournaments and make a living by playing games. However over in...

Windows Phone 9 To Ditch Metro UI [Rumor]

12/12/2013, Microsoft is rumored to shake things up a bit next year, with the acquisition of Nokia’s hardware and services division it will formally step into the world of making smartphones which will obviously be powered by Windows Phone. The company is...

Call Of Duty: Ghosts Wolf DLC Releasing Today On Xbox One, 360

12/12/2013, Call of Duty players have known for years how devastating the Guard Dog killstreak can be if it’s being used in the right hands. Call of Duty: Ghosts will be introducing a new kind of canine companion tomorrow for the Xbox 360 and Xbox One versions of...

Microsoft Research: We’re Not Working On A Smart Bra

12/11/2013, It was a week ago when we brought you the possibility of Microsoft Research working on a smart bra, but it seems that all of that has been nothing but hot air, considering how plenty of the various projects that are under development might never make its...

Microsoft Entices Gmail Users To Join Outlook.com Through New Tool

12/11/2013, Microsoft and Google both run two of the most widely used email services, Outlook.com and Gmail. It obviously won’t come as a surprise to see one try to poach users from the other. Redmond has developed a new tool to entice existing Gmail users to...