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Forza Franchise Crosses $1 Billion In Retail Sales

02/13/2017, Microsoft today announced that the Forza franchise has reached a major milestone. The franchise has exceeded $1 billion in retail sales as of December 2016. This news brings to an end an amazing year for Forza as it saw more than 14 million unique players...

GTA 4 Xbox One Backwards Compatibility Arrives

02/10/2017, Grand Theft Auto 4 is a very popular game in this epic Rockstar franchise. Microsoft has now confirmed that this title, which was previously only compatible with its Xbox 360, is now backwards compatible on the Xbox One. This means that Xbox One owners...

Windows 10 Picture-In-Picture Mode Confirmed

02/09/2017, Microsoft has confirmed a new picture-in-picture mode for Windows 10. This is going to make it much easier for users to work with multiple applications at the same time, particularly when they are working on video-related tasks. The feature is officially...

MacBook Pro Owners Can Preview Office With Touch Bar Support

02/08/2017, When Apple officially announced the new MacBook Pros last year, they also revealed that there would be apps that would support the feature, and one of those apps is Microsoft’s Office suite of productivity apps. In fact last October Microsoft revealed...

Windows 10 Cloud Upgrade To Full Windows Will Be Possible

02/05/2017, We’ve been seeing a lot of reports about a new iteration of Windows 10 that Microsoft is believed to be working on called Windows 10 Cloud. Reports suggest that this is going to be a lightweight version of Windows that Microsoft is aiming to compete...

Windows 10 Cloud Screenshots Leaked

02/05/2017, We’ve been hearing for a few weeks now that Microsoft is developing a new iteration of Windows 10 that’s reportedly going to be called Windows 10 Cloud. Recent reports suggest that despite its moniker, Windows 10 Cloud may not be what you...

Fallout Shelter Coming To Xbox One & Windows 10 Next Week

02/04/2017, Bethesda is a company known for their PC and console games, so you can imagine that it was a bit of a surprise when back in 2015, the company announced Fallout Shelter, a mobile game based on the Fallout franchise that was launched ahead of Fallout 4’s...

Outlook For iOS Now Supports Third-Party Apps

02/03/2017, The convenient thing about using apps on the desktop is that they tend to be more flexible, in the sense that it’s easy to access files from the cloud or computer, add photos, share links, and so on. On our phones multitasking like that isn’t quite as...

Microsoft Unveils Two New Xbox One Wireless Controllers

01/31/2017, If you’re in the market for new Xbox One controllers, you’ll be pleased to learn that Microsoft has recently taken the wraps off two new variants. We should note that for the most part they function exactly the same as the other Xbox One controllers,...

Windows 10 Cloud Might Not Be What You Expect

01/30/2017, It was recently reported that Microsoft is working on a new iteration of Windows 10 which is internally referred to as Windows 10 Cloud. The name might lead you to believe that this iteration has something to do with the cloud but if a new report is...

Xbox Boss Hopes To See More Cross-Play Compatible Titles

01/30/2017, Last year Microsoft announced that on their end of things, the company is ready for Xbox cross-play support. This means that the onus then falls onto the developer as well as the other platform to support cross-play, which was hinted last year with Namco...

Xbox Boss Wants Backwards Compatibility For As Long As Possible

01/29/2017, One of the advantages that the Xbox One has over the PS4 is that there is backwards compatibility support. This means that gamers who wish to relive Xbox 360 titles on the Xbox One will be able to do so as long as the title is backwards compatible. This...

Microsoft HoloLens Sales Aren’t That High

01/29/2017, Microsoft introduced its HoloLens augmented reality headset about a year back. Since it’s a first-generation product, it’s not really meant for the average joe. Microsoft made it clear from the get go that this product is meant for developers...

Windows 10 Game Mode Released To Insiders

01/29/2017, It was first reported a couple of weeks back that Microsoft was developing a Game Mode for Windows 10. As the name suggests, this mode is going to improve gaming performance on Windows 10-powered machines. The company later confirmed Game Mode and also...