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Bill Gates Had Initially Disapproved Of The Xbox

06/30/2016, The Xbox console is one of the icons of gaming these days, but it seems that at one point during its inception it almost never came to be. Speaking in an episode of IGN Unfiltered, the Xbox’s co-creator Ed Fries revealed that during a pitch to...

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella Is Writing A Book

06/30/2016, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella has been with the Redmond company for a very long time, and it has only been a couple of years since he was tapped as the third CEO this multi-billion dollar corporation has ever had. It goes without saying that his job is not...

Microsoft Reportedly Planning On Launching An iMac Competitor

06/30/2016, When it comes to AIO desktop systems, it is pretty obvious that Apple’s iMac probably comes to the front of everyone’s mind. Whether you love or hate Apple’s products, the iMac has sort of become the symbol for AIO systems. However it seems that...

Buy Surface Pro 4 And Get A Free Xbox One If You’re A Student

06/29/2016, Microsoft is running an amazing promotion for students who are in the market for a new computer. It’s making it very hard for them to resist picking up the Microsoft Surface Pro 4 because if they do the company is going to give them an Xbox One for...

Microsoft Confirms Windows 10 Anniversary Update Release Date

06/29/2016, Microsoft has finally confirmed today when the Windows 10 Anniversary Update is going to be released. The company confirmed this through a post on its official blog. The post inadvertently went live yesterday revealing the Windows 10 Anniversary Update...

Microsoft Drops ‘Messaging Everywhere’ From Windows 10 Update

06/29/2016, When it comes to cross platform messaging apps, Apple has iMessage while Google has Hangouts. Microsoft was also planning something similar with Windows 10 with the “Messaging Everywhere” feature. It was originally planned to be released with the...

Microsoft Celebrates Its Millionth Xbox Elite Controller

06/28/2016, Last year Microsoft unveiled the Xbox Elite Controller. This is a new controller for the Xbox One that provides more customization and allows gamers to adjust the controls to their liking, but its $150 price tag was a bit steep considering that it costs...

Windows 10 Anniversary Update Release Date Is August 2nd

06/28/2016, A couple of months ago Microsoft confirmed what its first major update for Windows 10 is going to be called, it said the Windows 10 Anniversary Update would be released this summer. The company is yet to confirm an official release date but it appears to...

Microsoft Is Changing Its Aggressive Windows 10 Update Prompt

06/28/2016, Many Windows users have complained about the aggressive Windows 10 update prompts that they are having to put up with. Some have even claimed that the update was installed on their machines without them knowing. A woman in Seattle made a similar claim and...

Original Xbox Controllers Look Like They Were From Outer Space

06/28/2016, The product you use at home is the result of many design changes made overs months and years. Sometimes the end result is nothing like what the original design looks like, which is pretty normal as designers figure out ways to improve upon it, and also...

Microsoft Will Be Shutting Xbox Fitness Down

06/27/2016, In case you didn’t know, Microsoft had a feature for the Xbox called Xbox Fitness. Basically it was meant to provide gamers on the Xbox a way to work out, and in some cases it took advantage of the Kinect to track your progress/form. It even came with...

Xbox One TV DVR Feature Has Not Been Ruled Out Completely

06/27/2016, Microsoft announced last year that it would eventually release a TV DVR feature for Xbox One. Users had long been waiting for this feature to arrive and yet earlier this month Microsoft confirmed that it was dropping plans for the Xbox One TV DVR feature....

Woman Gets $10,000 Over Forced Windows 10 Upgrade

06/27/2016, There have been countless reports detailing Microsoft’s rather aggressive tactics for getting people to upgrade to Windows 10. Many have said that they were forced into an upgrade that they didn’t want and while many resigned to their fate,...

AT&T Lumia 1520 Windows 10 Mobile Update Finally Released

06/26/2016, The Windows 10 Mobile update started rolling out a couple of months ago for supported handsets, some users have had to wait longer for the update due to carrier controls, and now AT&T users with the Lumia 1520 are finally getting the much-awaited...