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Microsoft’s Xbox Play Anywhere Won’t Kill Console Gaming

08/21/2016, When Microsoft announced the Xbox Play Anywhere feature earlier this year during E3 2016, there were some who weren’t too pleased about it. For those who are unfamiliar, Xbox Play Anywhere basically lets gamers buy a game on the Xbox and get a copy of...

Final Fantasy XIV For The Xbox One Still A Possibility

08/21/2016, Square Enix’s MMORPG Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn is currently playable on the PC and the PlayStation platform. This means that Xbox One gamers are pretty much out of luck, although this was something that Xbox boss Phil Spencer was hoping to...

Lumia 525 Hacked To Run Android 6.0.1

08/21/2016, The Nokia Lumia 525 was launched about 3 years ago, which means that by now and by the standards of the mobile industry, the handset could be considered practically ancient. If you did buy the phone and you have it lying around somewhere, or maybe if...

Surface Pro 3 Battery Issues Will Be Fixed Via Software

08/21/2016, For the past few weeks, Microsoft has been looking into complaints from many Surface Pro 3 owners regarding significant battery drain. A couple of weeks ago, Microsoft confirmed that the issue has nothing to do with the hardware itself and that it appears...

Latest Windows 10 Update Seems To Have Broken Webcams

08/19/2016, If you have recently updated to the latest version of Windows 10 and you’re wondering why your USB webcam is acting a bit wonky, don’t worry, it isn’t your webcam’s problem. Instead it seems to be more of an issue with the latest update to Windows...

Microsoft Already Knows What’s After Xbox Project Scorpio

08/19/2016, boxo nMicrosoft’s Xbox Project Scorpio will only be released in 2017, meaning that for now we can only assume that Microsoft will be working on the console. However this doesn’t mean that the Redmond company will only plan their future once Scorpio is...

Microsoft Thinks This Could Be The Last Generation For The Xbox

08/17/2016, What is the future of consoles? Will it be like the PC where it will keep growing stronger and more powerful with every build? Or will it hit a point where maybe consoles are no longer necessary? We’ve seen execs from the likes of NVIDIA and Ubisoft who...

Windows 10 Mobile Anniversary Update Released

08/17/2016, As promised, Microsoft released the first major update for Windows 10 – called Windows 10 Anniversary Update – on August 2nd. On that day the company said that it would also be releasing the update for Windows 10 Mobile in the near future....

Xbox Game Preview Confirmed For Windows 10

08/16/2016, Microsoft has announced today that it’s expanding the Xbox Game Preview program announced at E3 2015 to Windows 10. This program enables Xbox One owners to play games that are still under development and provide developers with feedback. Microsoft...

Microsoft’s New Surface Ad Cracks Jokes At iPad Pro’s Expense

08/16/2016, Microsoft has a habit of regularly taking swings at Apple products in its ads, and today it has released a new ad for the Surface Pro which puts it head-to-head against the iPad Pro. Apple recently released an ad which tried convincing people that the...

Minecraft Windows 10 Edition Receives VR Support

08/15/2016, It was officially confirmed last week that Minecraft Windows 10 Edition beta will be getting virtual reality support in a few days. Those who have an Oculus Rift can fire up Minecraft and play it in virtual reality. The update that flips the switch on VR...

Ex-Rovio CEO Hired To Make Nokia Smartphones Relevant Again

08/15/2016, For many years, Nokia was the company to beat in the global smartphone market. Things rapidly charged after 2007 and the Finnish company lost out a significant chunk of its market share. It ended up selling to Microsoft which basically tried to overhaul...

Windows 10 Freezing After Anniversary Update On SSDs

08/15/2016, An issue has been highlighted on the official Microsoft Support forums which reveals that some users have been facing a problem with Windows 10 installed on a solid state drive (SSD) after it was updated to the Windows 10 Anniversary Update – the...