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Noisy Xbox One Units Will Be Replaced By Microsoft

09/10/2014, Microsoft has announced that it will replace noisy Xbox One units free of charge. The company’s official forum is filled with posts from customers who find their console to be quite noisy. Initial complaints started coming in last month and by now...

Xbox One’s First Week Sales In Japan Aren’t Looking Very Good

09/10/2014, Over in the US and other markets, games announced for the Xbox One tend to be announced for the PlayStation 4 as well, unless of course it has been specified that it is a console exclusive, such as Titanfall for the Xbox and No Man’s Sky for the PS4....

Microsoft Surface Pro 3 Gets New Firmware Update

09/09/2014, The Surface Pro 3 from Microsoft has had a rollercoaster ride so far, having gone through overheating issues in recent times. Well, it looks like Microsoft is continuing to work at the Surface Pro 3, having released a new firmware update that ought to...

Xbox One System Update Brings About Many Changes

09/09/2014, If you happen to own the Xbox One, then you might be interested to hear that this is one particularly big month for the console, as Microsoft has rolled out a fair number of features that users have clamored for for a long while now – including the...

Microsoft Unveils XiaoIce Chat Bot For China

09/08/2014, It seems that while Microsoft might have a tumultuous relationship with the Chinese government at the moment, it seems that the Redmond company is still busy releasing content for its users in the region, and recently Microsoft has announced XiaoIce, a...

Microsoft Revamps MSN

09/08/2014, Can you remember when was the last time that you dropped by MSN.com? Now that is definitely a question that is worth pondering over, especially when you take into consideration how just about everyone no longer checks out portals, but they more or less...

Microsoft Promises More Lumia 1020-like Phones In The Future

09/05/2014, If there’s one thing that Nokia is good at, it would be releasing smartphones with pretty impressive cameras attached to them, much like the Nokia Lumia 1020 of 2013 which came with a whopping 41MP PureView camera. However ever since the Lumia 1020’s...

Buy Xbox One And Literally Get A Game For Free

09/04/2014, You would have to excuse Microsoft for running promotions in order to sell more Xbox One units. In the next generation console wars the company’s contender, Xbox One, is lagging behind the PlayStation 4. Sony’s console has sold more than 10...

Lumia Denim Update Confirmed

09/04/2014, Microsoft held its press event at IFA 2014 today and showed off a new Lumia smartphone. Apart from unveiling a new smartphone the company also confirmed the next software update meant exclusively for Lumia smartphones. The previous such update was the...

Microsoft Screen Sharing For Lumia Phones

09/04/2014, With phone imaging capability quickly outpacing TVs in terms of imaging capabilities, it makes sense that content should be flowing from phones to TVs instead of the contrary. The Microsoft Screen Sharing device is an NFC pad that is connected to the TV...