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Microsoft Confirms Xbox Live Games With Gold For February 2018

01/25/2018, Xbox Live Gold members get to play a variety of titles for free every month as part of their subscription. Microsoft usually confirms the following month’s lineup in the final week and that’s precisely what the company has done today. It has...

Windows 10 Will Now Show You Data It’s Sending Back To Microsoft

01/24/2018, Microsoft has stumbled with data collection on Windows 10. The company was ordered to stop tracking Windows 10 users by France in 2016 and the EU also expressed its concerns about data privacy. The company is now going to be a lot more transparent about...

Xbox Game Pass Will Offer Xbox Exclusive Titles On Launch Day

01/23/2018, Microsoft launched its Xbox Game Pass game streaming service last year. It’s like Netflix but for games. Subscribers have to pay a fee every month and they can access a wide variety of games which they can download and keep playing as long as...


Working Xbox Watch Seen In Leaked Images

01/22/2018, It was reported a few years ago that Microsoft’s Xbox division was working on a wearable device. While images of the so-called Xbox Watch have been leaked online before, the latest images show us a running unit of the Xbox Watch. The images reveal a...

Microsoft Goes After Chromebooks With $189 Windows 10 Notebooks

01/22/2018, Microsoft seeks to challenge Chromebooks’ lead in the education sector and today it has unveiled new Windows 10 and Windows 10 S-powered notebooks that start as low as $189. It has teamed up with its hardware partners to develop affordable...

Age of Empires: Definitive Edition Confirmed For February 20 Launch

01/18/2018, Last year Microsoft announced Age of Empires: Definitive Edition. The game was originally intended for a release in 2017, but in the later part of the year, Microsoft announced that the game would now be delayed until 2018. The good news is that despite...

Microsoft Develops AI That Can Draw Back On Text Descriptions

01/18/2018, Imagine a game of Pictionary where based on the cue cards, you have to draw something that describes it. It’s not that difficult, but it now seems that Microsoft has managed to develop a bot and has taught it how to draw based on text descriptions. It...

Microsoft Taps Minecraft Boss To Lead Xbox Game Efforts

01/18/2018, Microsoft has decided to promote Minecraft boss Matt Booty and put him in charge of Xbox game efforts. Booty will now oversee Microsoft Studios and will be second only to Microsoft’s games boss Phil Spencer. Spencer himself was promoted not too long...

Fitbit Coach App Launched For The Xbox

01/18/2018, There are many ways to work out at home, so if you’re looking for another, you’ll be interested to learn that Fitbit has launched its Coach fitness app for Microsoft’s Xbox console. What this means is that gamers who own the Xbox console will be...

Microsoft Releases 15 Inch Surface Book 2 In All Markets

01/17/2018, The Microsoft Surface Book 2 was launched by the company in November this year and so far it has sold the 13 and 15 inch variants of the machine in the United States only. That changes today. Microsoft today announced that it’s making the 15 inch...

New Fable Game Reportedly Being Developed

01/17/2018, A new Fable game is now being developed, according to a new report, which claims that work on this “big-budget” title has now begun. Microsoft, the franchise owner, has reportedly handed over the development duties to UK-based developer...

Microsoft Reportedly Working On New Xbox Elite Controller

01/16/2018, Back in 2015, Microsoft announced a new controller for the Xbox One in the form of the Xbox Elite Controller. This was a more expensive controller, but one of its key features is that it is modular and customizable according to the needs of the gamer, and...

Microsoft Ends Mainstream Support For Windows 8.1

01/15/2018, With Windows 10 clearly being Microsoft’s focus at the moment, it isn’t surprising that the Redmond company is slowly reducing their focus and efforts on older versions of Windows. Unfortunately for those who have yet to make the upgrade and might...

Cortana Reportedly Moving Out Of Windows 10 Search

01/15/2018, Microsoft is already believed to be working on some UI changes for its Cortana personal digital assistant on Windows 10. According to a new report, the company might actually be thinking about moving Cortana from Windows 10 search to the Action Center....