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First Retail Xbox One Box Shown Off

09/15/2013, We do know that there will be an Xbox One tour that will happen across the US as well as Canada so that fans will be able to get a teaser of what to expect when the next generation console finally arrives on store shelves in droves. Well, what you see...

Microsoft Banned Console That Ran Leaked GTA 5

09/15/2013, Microsoft is certainly coming down hard and heavy, and rightly so, on folks who have leaked out GTA 5 details such as in-game images as well as footage via the leaked copies. GTA 5 can be said to be one of the most anticipated gaming titles of the year,...

Users Petition Microsoft To Use The “Cortana” Codename For Real

09/15/2013, Microsoft has confirmed that they would be interested in developing a voice assistant feature of their own, but did state that they would only release it when they were sure it would blow the competition out of the water. However just last week we heard...

Microsoft Wants To Fix Technical Glitch On Xbox Live Arcade

09/13/2013, It seems that Microsoft has not yet managed to fix what they consider to be a “technical glitch” that currently affects thousands of downloadable Xbox 360 games. Apparently, it was reported that problems started to creep up on Thursday when...

Fable Anniversary Release Date Pushed Back To February 2014

09/13/2013, Microsoft and Lionhead Studios announced earlier this year Fable Anniversary would be headed to the Xbox 360 “holiday this year.” It looks like it’ll be missing the holidays as Fable Anniversary lead designer Ted Timmins announced the...

Microsoft Will Give You Minimum $200 Gift Card For Your iPad

09/12/2013, There’s no doubt in the fact that Microsoft sees the iPad as a big hurdle in the way of the success of its Surface tablets. The company has made ads that pit its Surface tablets against the iPad, it has gone to lengths to prove that they’re...

Outlook.com IMAP Support Finally Added

09/12/2013, Microsoft has announced today that Outlook.com IMAP support has finally been added to the company’s popular email service. IMAP and OAuth both are now immediately available for Outlook.com. The email service already supports Exchange ActiveSync, a...

Xbone.com Picked Up By Microsoft

09/12/2013, “Haters gonna hate” is one popular expression that we do see from time to time these days, and it applies to a situation where someone is already prejudiced against something, so much so that even if that object has no flaws, it will still be derided....

Alleged Windows Phone 8.1 Image Spotted

09/11/2013, Microsoft’s Windows Phone 8 is a pretty smooth mobile operating system to use, and the live tiles in there do their job to make life easier for its users. Unfortunately in this day and age, it is the sheer number of practical apps that make or break the...

Carriers Supportive Of Microsoft-Nokia Deal

09/11/2013, When Microsoft announced their plans to acquire Nokia, it was pretty sudden and surprising, given that Nokia wasn’t exactly a struggling company, but we guess it sort of makes sense since Microsoft and Nokia have a pretty tight relationship, partly in...