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New Xbox One System Update Brings A Handful Of New Features

10/16/2014, Microsoft has made it a habit of releasing feature packed software updates for its latest console, the Xbox One, and the latest release is no different. It brings a handful of new software features for the console that has been having a hard time beating...

Xbox One Assassin’s Creed Bundle Brings Two Free Titles

10/15/2014, It is no secret that Microsoft’s Xbox One has found it hard to beat Sony’s PlayStation 4 when it comes to sales. The company started selling the Xbox One without Kinect to match the PS4′s price. Bundles are another great way to move...

Skype Qik Is Microsoft’s New Video Messaging Application

10/14/2014, In an apparent push towards mobile, Microsoft today launched a new application that brings together its popular Skype brand and Qik, which was originally an online video streaming application that was acquired by Microsoft a couple of years back. The...

Microsoft Makes Pre-Ordering Xbox Games Online Even More Lucrative

10/13/2014, Microsoft really wants you to know that you should use MicrosoftStore.com to pre-order upcoming Xbox games which is why it is adding yet another incentive to keep you from going with some other retailer. Today it has announced that Xbox Live Rewards...

Microsoft Launches Keyboard For Android Wear

10/12/2014, One thing many are trying to tackle these days is bringing over keyboards to wearable devices. Usually voice input is considered the best method of interacting with a smartwatch when the need arises to send a text message, email or write in an app but...

Microsoft May Stop Producing ARM-Based Surface Tablets [Report]

10/09/2014, A couple of conflicting reports have come up today regarding the Surface tablet. First it was said that Microsoft is going to kill its tablet lineup completely but the company responded that it is committed to Surface Pro and that there will be a...

Microsoft Reiterates Support To Surface Tablet Program

10/09/2014, There has been a lot of speculation recently about the future of Microsoft’s tablet business. We covered a rumor earlier today which claimed that Microsoft was actually thinking about giving up on this business altogether. The company was rumored to...

Microsoft Rumored To Shut Down Surface Tablet Business

10/09/2014, A rather interesting rumor has come up today regarding Microsoft’s Surface tablet business. Apparently the company is not very “aggressive” about developing a next-generation Surface tablet because sales of existing models, including the...

Themes, Background Pics, Screenshots Coming To Xbox One Soon

10/08/2014, While most of us launch our consoles to play games, sometimes a little customization and personalization in the menus or dashboards wouldn’t hurt, right? Well the good news is that if you were wondering if the ability to customize your Xbox One’s...

Office Beta Program Invites Rolling Out

10/08/2014, Microsoft announced in July that it would allow Windows and Windows Phone users to test pre-release Office software and provide feedback on the features. Back then Microsoft invited interested individuals and companies to register for the pre-release...

Microsoft’s Project Spark Has Been Formally Launched

10/07/2014, Towards the later part of 2013, Microsoft introduced Project Spark. For those who are unfamiliar with Project Spark, it is essentially a tool created by Microsoft to encourage gamers on both the Xbox One and Windows platforms to create games of their own....