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Xbox One Launch Availability Expected To Be Better Than Xbox 360

09/06/2013, The Xbox One is set to be released on November 22 across 13 different regions, which just so happens to be the same exact day the Xbox 360 launched in North America back in 2005. If you were one of those lucky enough to have pre-ordered the Xbox 360, you...

Microsoft Adds Jinni Engine To Improve Xbox Video Recommendations

09/06/2013, We know how important it is to have nearly every device in your living room connected to the Internet so you can stream video from a number of different content providers, but one thing people take for granted is how difficult it is for some of these...

First Xbox One Commercial Highlights Everything But Gaming [Video]

09/06/2013, Last night marked the official start of the 2013 football season, which means pretty much anyone and everyone that is mildly interested in sports were glued to their television sets. Microsoft knew this, which is why they chose last night as the perfect...

Xbox One Will Not Be Sold At A Loss

09/05/2013, Microsoft, when they first started off in the world of video game consoles, sold the original Xbox as well as its sequel, the Xbox 360, for losses when they were first introduced to the world. Will the same pocket-damaging trend continue as in 2001 and...

Microsoft Patent Filing Shows Off Surface 2 Kickstand Features

09/05/2013, We do know that Microsoft has already started to work on a next generation Surface tablet, calling it the Surface 2, but here we are with a new patent application from Microsoft that redefines the new hinge. This particular patent will allow the surface...

New Microsoft CEO Might Not Be Stephen Elop [Rumor]

09/05/2013, On Monday, Microsoft announced out of the blue that it has acquired Nokia’s core phone business for $7.17 billion. The deal saw Stephen Elop, Nokia’s CEO, return to Microsoft. Outgoing CEO Steve Ballmer, who is set to retire within 12 months,...

Windows RT No Longer Needed, According To Lenovo Exec

09/05/2013, [IFA 2013] A number of OEMs have decided against creating products that run on Windows RT, with ASUS being the latest company to officially drop the stripped-down operating system. It looks like they’ll soon be in good company as Lenovo also shares...

Xbox One Could Offer Backwards Compatibility Eventually

09/05/2013, If we learned anything from the both Sony and Microsoft in regards to their upcoming next-generation consoles, the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, it’s that new consoles with backwards compatibility will seemingly be a thing of the past. Both companies...

Bing Video Search Updated

09/04/2013, Microsoft’s Bing department has just announced that they will be rolling out a completely re-imagined search experience for video on Bing. Specially designed from the ground up, the video search experience will boast of streamlined navigation that...

Xbox 360 Support Could End In 2016, Says Microsoft

09/04/2013, Microsoft recently announced that their Xbox One video game console is going to launch to the masses this coming November 22nd, which would mark exactly eight years to the day that the existing Xbox 360 was released. Having said that, I am quite sure that...

Xbox One Will Launch On The 22nd Of November

09/04/2013, We had reported earlier that Microsoft could announce the Xbox One’s availability date later today, and sure enough they have. A tweet by Microsoft’s Xbox Social Marketing Manager, Graeme Boyd, has revealed that the console will see a release...

Microsoft Defends Xbox One’s Price Tag

09/04/2013, Gamers probably know by now that the upcoming Microsoft Xbox One console is priced $100 more than Sony’s PlayStation 4, which Microsoft seems to believe is worth the extra $100. However even if Microsoft thinks the Xbox One is worth $100 more than the...