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Cortana Will Be Coming To The Xbox One, Kinect Might Be Required

06/16/2015, Cortana is Microsoft’s voice assistant feature that originally debuted on Windows Phone. However given Microsoft’s strategy which is to unify their platforms, or at least make them as compatible as possible, they have announced that Cortana will be...

Skype For Web Beta Now Open To All Countries

06/16/2015, Last week we reported that Microsoft had opened up the beta for Skype for Web to those living in the US and the UK, which was unfortunately bad news for those living in other countries. Well the good news is that if you were wondering how long you would...

Bing To Start Encrypting Search Traffic By Default

06/15/2015, While most of the time our searches tend to be rather innocuous in nature, sometimes you just don’t want people to know what you’re searching for, and if features like incognito mode weren’t enough, Microsoft might have the solution for you. The...

Skype For Web Now Supports Chromebooks & Linux (Sort Of)

06/15/2015, A couple of weeks ago we reported that the Skype for Web beta was now open to all. However at that time, the web app basically supported your usual array of browsers and platforms like Windows and Mac, but there was no mention of Chrome OS. Well the good...

Xbox One Game Preview Lets You Play In-Development Games

06/15/2015, Microsoft announced a new program today for the Xbox One at its E3 2015 press conference in Los Angeles, the program is going to allow you to play titles for the console that are still being developed. This will allow gamers to essentially be beta testers...

Microsoft Developing Special Version Of Minecraft For HoloLens

06/15/2015, A few months back Microsoft wowed everybody with its HoloLens technology, back then the company said that it would build experiences for this product and it showed one such experience today. During its E3 2015 press conference Microsoft demonstrated a...

Gears Of War 4 For Xbox One Will Be Released Next Year

06/15/2015, Many of you might be aware of the fact that nearly two years ago Microsoft acquired the Gears of War franchise from Epic Games and then brought in developer Black Tusk Studios to get to work on a new title. That new title was unveiled for the first time...

Forza Motorsport 6 Releases This September As Ford GT Returns

06/15/2015, It wasn’t really a secret that Forza 6 is in the pipeline but today the title got its official announcement during Microsoft’s E3 2015 press conference. The company confirmed when Forza Motorsport 6 is going to be released and ahead of...

Gears Of War 3 For Xbox One Leaked

06/14/2015, The E3 2015 gaming convention is merely hours away when the major developers and publishers will be making many announcements that gamers have been looking forward to, but already several leaks have surfaced online, giving us a glimpse of what to expect...

Microsoft Brands Ask Toolbar As Malware

06/14/2015, Toolbars have been around for almost as long as web browsers have, be it Internet Explorer, Firefox or Chrome, you’ll find countless toolbars that want to live inside the web browser you use and somehow add value to your browsing experience. Many...

AT&T Expected To Launch Lumia 640 And Lumia 640XL Soon

06/14/2015, Two new Microsoft handsets are expected to be launched by AT&T in the near future, the handsets were unveiled a few months back and have been in a state of limited availability in the United States for quite a while. With AT&T expected to launch...