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Minecraft Will No Longer Be Supported On Windows Phone

01/19/2017, While Microsoft might not have bowed out completely of the smartphone market, it’s pretty clear that the company’s focus on smartphones is no longer what it used to be. This is why it doesn’t really come as a surprise to learn that developers are...

Resident Evil 7 Will Be An Xbox Play Anywhere Title

01/18/2017, The thing about owning a PC and a console is that sometimes you can’t decide which platform to buy a game on. There are of course various pros and cons, but suffice to say that no one likes having to pay for the same game twice. The good news is that...

Cortana On Android Drops Support For Microsoft Band 2

01/18/2017, It hasn’t been a year since Microsoft added support for its Band 2 wearable to Cortana for Android. The company has now decided that there’s no reason to keep it around anymore so it has decided to drop support for the Band 2 wearable from...

Microsoft Developing eBook Store For Windows 10

01/18/2017, Microsoft sells a lot of content through its Windows Store to people who use its operating system but it hasn’t started selling ebooks yet. On the other hand, Apple’s iBooks platform enables the company’s customers to buy and read...

Cortana Will Soon Work On The Android Lock Screen

01/18/2017, Microsoft’s digital personal assistant Cortana may have started out on its Windows Phone platform but the assistant has since been expanded to the company’s other devices like PCs and gaming consoles. Microsoft is also working with third-party...

Microsoft Patent Describes How You Can Use Cortana During A Call

01/18/2017, Using a voice assistant while you’re on the phone doesn’t make a lot of sense, right? After all you’re talking to someone so how would the voice assistant differentiate what you’re saying to a friend or whether or not you’re issuing a voice...

Xbox One To Get A New IP In 2017

01/18/2017, Exclusive titles are what defines a console. For example Sony’s had God of War and Destiny, while Microsoft has had Forza, Gears of War, and Halo, just to name a few. This is well and good but we guess after awhile it does get a bit boring which is why...

New Xbox One Dashboard Teased By Microsoft

01/17/2017, Microsoft announced last week that it’s developing a new Xbox One dashboard with improvements being focused on speed. It said that among other improvements, the new dashboard is going to make common tasks faster. Head of platform engineering for...

Microsoft Australia Unveils The Xbox Inflatable

01/16/2017, So last year, Microsoft unveiled the Xbox Onesie which was basically a one piece clothing themed around the Xbox. It was a fun concept and idea and had a limited run. Turns out Microsoft isn’t quite done with its fun and weird Xbox products yet because...

Microsoft Foldable Smartphone Patent Surfaces

01/16/2017, We have been hearing for a very long time that both Samsung and LG are working on foldable smartphones. They are yet to launch such a product and are certainly not the only ones thinking about such smartphones. A new patent application filed by Microsoft...

Windows 10 Game Mode Confirmed

01/15/2017, A couple of weeks back we reported on a leaked Windows 10 beta build which included a new “Game Mode” feature. Microsoft sought to improve gaming performance on Windows 10 PCs by delivering software optimizations with this feature. The company...

Microsoft’s Project Scorpio Might Not Be Shown Before E3 2017

01/12/2017, With Microsoft’s Project Scorpio scheduled for a launch this year, we guess many expect that the company will unveil it at E3 2017 which actually would make a perfect launch platform, or even earlier. However it seems that Xbox boss Phil Spencer isn’t...