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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...

Gears Of War 4 Now Supports Cross-Play Between PCs And The Xbox One

01/27/2017, We’re sure there are many gamers out there who have long wished for games on consoles to be cross-play compatible with the PC. For example there are many PC games out there that also share releases on the console and vice versa. The good news is that...

How To Freeze Cells In Excel

01/27/2017, While working with larger spreadsheets, you will need to know how to freeze cells in Excel. You do not need to scroll up and down repeatedly, instead just freeze the cells to compare the header information with the rest of the rows quickly. So, here, we...

Xbox ‘Project Scorpio’ Will Play Some Games In Native 4K

01/26/2017, Recently some details about Microsoft’s “Project Scorpio” was revealed which is that unlike the Xbox One or the Xbox One S, Scorpio will not be featuring ESRAM. The reason for this is because Microsoft wants to ensure that developers do not create...

Xbox Live Monthly Active Users Reach 55 Million

01/26/2017, To play online multiplayer games on the Xbox 360/One, you will need to subscribe to an online service called Xbox Live which is priced at $9.99 a month if you were to purchase it on a month-to-month basis (it gets cheaper if you buy in bulk). It also...

Outlook.com Migration Is 99.9% Complete

01/26/2017, Microsoft rolled out a major upgrade for Outlook.com around two years back. The new and improved email service brought several new features and improvements. Microsoft said at that time that it was going to migrate all of the users who rely on its email...

Microsoft Offers More Details About Windows 10 Game Mode

01/26/2017, It was first reported a couple of weeks ago that Microsoft is developing a new Game Mode for Windows 10 which is going to further improve gaming performance on Windows 10-powered machines. Microsoft itself confirmed this a couple of weeks ago. The next...

Alice: Madness Returns Is Xbox One Backwards Compatible

01/25/2017, There is a good reason why Xbox One backwards compatibility is a great idea. This is because there are many classic games that were released for the previous Xbox, and given that in some cases some developers have no plans for sequels or remasters, it...

Xbox One Project Scorpio RAM Details Leaked

01/25/2017, Microsoft has confirmed that it’s working on a more powerful version of its Xbox One console that’s codenamed Project Scorpio. The company isn’t expected to show off this console until E3 2017 later this year but a new report claims to...

Xbox One Snap Mode Being Replaced

01/25/2017, It was reported in November last year that Microsoft was thinking about replacing the Xbox One Snap Mode with something else. The company has now confirmed that it’s indeed going to take this step and replace Snap Mode on its gaming console. The...

Dell’s New 55 And 85 Inch 4K Interactive Monitors Launched

01/25/2017, Dell today announced a couple of new monitors meant for the education and business markets. These interactive touch monitors can be best compared to Microsoft’s Surface Hub machines but one major difference between these products is that they...