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Developer Seemingly Confirms VR Games Coming To Xbox One

05/27/2016, From what we can tell, especially with the creation of the HoloLens, that Microsoft’s pursuit in reality is more augmented rather than virtual. However it is hard to ignore the fact that virtual reality seems to be the more favored tech at the moment,...

Acer Takes The Wraps Off New Windows 10-Powered Laptops

05/27/2016, As far as consumers are concerned, we are pretty much spoiled for choice when it comes to choosing laptops. There are so many options out there, ranging from cheap to expensive, to consumer and enterprise focused, and so on. Recently Acer has announced...

GameStop Thinks New Consoles Will Be Unveiled At E3

05/26/2016, E3 will be kicking off next month and while Nintendo has pretty much confirmed that they will not be showing off the Nintendo NX console at the event, no one said anything about Sony or Microsoft and GameStop’s COO Tony Bartel thinks that the event will...

Microsoft Working On An Office Extension For The Edge Browser

05/26/2016, If you have ever used the Microsoft Edge browser that comes bundled with Windows 10, you know that the difference in your experience of using it compared to Internet Explorer is like night and day. However if there is one drawback to the Edge browser is...

Microsoft And Facebook To Lay Undersea Cable

05/26/2016, There are plenty of cables that run far below the waters, which we do not normally think about simply because we do not see them. These cables are vital to ensure that the world remains in touch with one another, as they send data back and forth round the...

Xbox One Slim Rumored For E3 2016, More Powerful Xbox One For 2017

05/25/2016, Microsoft is already expected to showcase some new hardware at E3 2016. It was reported earlier today that the company could introduce new Xbox TV streaming devices in June but it appears that this may not be all we see from the company. A new report...

‘Xbox TV’ Devices Reportedly Launching In June

05/25/2016, Microsoft is expected to unveil some new hardware at its E3 2016 press event, and a new report suggests that the company is going to unveil its new “Xbox TV” devices at E3 next month. Microsoft is actually believed to have been considering...

Microsoft To Exit The Consumer Smartphone Business

05/25/2016, Last week Microsoft sold off the feature phone business that they acquired from Nokia to Foxconn. It made sense especially since smartphones are now the defacto phone of choice amongst many consumers, even those in emerging markets where we have...

Xbox Games With Gold Celebrates Turning Three With New Lineup

05/24/2016, It’s that time of the month again when Xbox Live Gold members are excited to find out which titles they will receive for free as part of their subscription. Microsoft runs the Games with Gold program to reward its subscribers with several free...

Rocket League Cross-Network Play Goes Live On Xbox One And PC

05/24/2016, Microsoft announced in March this year that it’s adding support for cross-network play to Xbox One. This means that supported titles will allow games on Xbox to play with their counterparts on PC or even PlayStation 4. Rocket League was mentioned...

You Might Need To Upgrade Your PC For New Major Windows Update

05/24/2016, Chances are that the Windows 7 PC you got a few years ago was more than capable of running Windows 10 when the latest iteration of Microsoft’s operating system was released last year, but things are changing. Microsoft is going to release the next...

Xbox One To Get Its Own Torrent App

05/24/2016, Torrent apps are a dime a dozen on PCs and Macs, but consoles? As it turns out, the Xbox One will be getting its very own torrent app in the form of the Torrex Pro. Torrex Pro is a torrent app that is available on Windows 10 devices, so it is somewhat...

Windows Phone Market Share Dips Below 1 Percent

05/23/2016, This isn’t something that Microsoft is going to be too happy about. Despite repeated attempts to carve out a niche for its mobile operating system, the company continues to lose ground. Even as smartphone sales across the globe increased by almost...