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Microsoft Services Interruption

03/12/2013, Microsoft services such as SkyDrive, Hotmail and Outlook have been inaccessible for hours due to the ongoing migration process. Hotmail users might not be able to see all the emails and the issue has not been resolved. This has caused a massive backlash...

Call Of Duty: Black Ops 2 Will Microtransaction Xbox 360 Players

03/12/2013, Microtransactions have become quite common in games today, which can be seen as a good or bad thing depending what side of the fence you’re standing on. On one hand, microtransactions can add to a game if you’re somebody who doesn’t have...

Bing Now App Project For Windows Phone

03/11/2013, Microsoft has a necessity to be a company that is always on the cutting edge of innovation, and they have certainly showed it at the TechFest 2013 event that happened last week. Bing Now, an app that was specially written for Windows Phone devices is...

PS4, Xbox 720 Game Prices Could Reach $70 [Analyst]

03/11/2013, A few weeks ago, EA executive Blake Jorgensen raised a few eyebrows as he believes the next generation of video games will bring on another rise in costs to make new games cost $69. It seems he isn’t entirely alone in his way of thinking as gaming...

Halo 4 Castle Map Pack Adds 3 New Maps, 6v6 Playlist On April 8

03/11/2013, Halo 4′s Majestic Map Pack was the last piece of DLC content released by 343 studios, which was released just a few weeks ago. Before the game released, Microsoft had promised three additional map packs would be released, and today, we’re...

Microsoft Improves Bing Experience

03/11/2013, When it comes to search, most folks would think of Google first, as that is considered to be the premium “brand”, but this does not mean that Microsoft has thrown in the towel where search is concerned. No sir, they do push their Bing service pretty...

Microsoft Seeking Injunction Against Google Maps In Germany

03/08/2013, For those living in Germany and rely heavily on Google Maps, you might want to start looking for an alternative because according to reports, Microsoft is pretty close at getting an injunction against Google Maps. A report on FOSS Patents has revealed...

Gears Of War: Judgment Cinematic Trailer Highlights Emergence Day

03/07/2013, Gears of War: Judgment is just a week and a half away from its release, which means we can expect to learn a little bit more about Kilo Squad before the events that occurred during Gears of War even happened. The game takes place immediately after...

Bing.com Search History Page UI Updated

03/06/2013, “Google it!” seems to be the mantra for anyone without having to blink twice these days when it comes to naming a search engine. Well, sure Google commands the lion’s share of online search queries, but this does not mean the “crumbs” left in...

Kinect Will Soon Replace Your Mouse With Your Hands

03/06/2013, Microsoft’s next-generation Xbox is expected to have its Kinect heavily integrated into the system, but the company is looking past the home console market to have computers rely on it as well. Microsoft’s TechFest is going on this week and...

EU Slaps Microsoft With $730 Million Fine Over Internet Explorer

03/06/2013, Many years ago there was a huge deal made over Microsoft and their browser, Internet Explorer, in which there were complaints that by bundling Internet Explorer with Windows, it would harm competition between web browsers and affect consumer choice. Now...