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Xbox One Game Lineup Detailed By Microsoft

08/19/2013, Microsoft has yet to announce when its Xbox One will be made available, but today, they have pulled back the veil of secrecy surrounding what titles will releasing on the platform. The company is announcing a number of games that are completely exclusive...

Microsoft Tag Retiring On August 19, 2015

08/19/2013, QR codes have yet to really take off even though they make it extremely easy for its creator to deliver a wide variety of information within the code. That’s probably why Microsoft’s proprietary version of the QR Code, which is called...

Games For Windows Live Marketplace To Shut Down On August 22

08/15/2013, Let us take stock of the situation and pause for a moment of silence please, for the soon-to-be dearly departed. Microsoft has announced that they will shut down its Games for Windows Live marketplace from August 22nd onwards, at least according to this...

Windows 8.1 Ships With Skype Pre-Installed

08/15/2013, At the end of June, there were whispers that Skype could be integrated into Windows 8.1 as Microsoft had already decided to drop Messenger along the way. Well, there is nothing quite like some patience to wait things out and see whether the rumors in...

Surface Pro Workstation Setup Boasts A Quartet Of Monitors

08/14/2013, Microsoft’s foray into the tablet market the second time around (remember the tablet PC that did not take off all those years ago?) is not exactly a happy experience, as both the Surface RT and the Surface Pro has yet to achieve the kind of crazy sales...

Microsoft Outlook Outage Reported

08/14/2013, If you are an online service provider and your service happens to undergo an outage, it would definitely make many people unhappy. Of course, if your service happens to be widely used but not indispensable, then it would irritate a wide percentage of...

Windows 8.1 Release Date Confirmed For October 17

08/14/2013, It was just yesterday when we reported on a rumor concerning the possible release of Windows 8.1. The rumor pegged the update to be released in mid-October, and today we received official word from Microsoft the long-awaited update will be making its way...

Microsoft Making ‘Unique’ Xbox One Announcement During Gamescom

08/14/2013, Microsoft recently performed another 180 as they had previously been adamant about the Xbox One requiring its Kinect sensor in addition to its bundle price of $499, to then announce the Xbox One will continue to function if it doesn’t have a Kinect...

Xbox One Can Self-Regulate Its Power When It Begins To Overheat

08/14/2013, Overheating is the bane of all electronic devices as not only does it cause performance to degrade, but keeping a device overheated without properly cooling it down could eventually lead to permanent damage. The good news for would-be Xbox One gamers is...