Microsoft Stuns with Ori and other Spring Xbox One Games

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It was only revealed that Microsoft’s Xbox One console had managed to surpass sales of Sony’s PS4 gaming console during the month of December a few days ago. Already, Microsoft is setting its sights on extending its lead into 2015. This morning the company added three new in-depth previews to games it expects to launch […]

Windows 10 Mobile to be Missing at Tomorrow’s Event

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Users won’t be able to download a version of Windows 10 Mobile directly to their Windows Phones following tomorrow’s Windows 10 Media Briefing, but there’ll still be plenty of surprises and things to get excited about, according to reports. AllAboutMicrosoft is reporting that Microsoft won’t be letting users download a copy of the Windows 10 […]

Fixes for The Master Chief Collection Problems Arrive

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343 Industries and Microsoft hasn’t yet managed to get out one single patch that addresses all of the Halo: The Master Chief Collection problems still being reported by users. That isn’t stopping the developer from trying. Earlier today Microsoft began rolling out another content update for Halo: The Master Chief Collection. 343 Industries, the developer […]

Windows 10: 5 Key Things We Know Now

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Microsoft is months away from revealing Windows 10, the next major operating system upgrade for devices of all sizes running Windows. The company is hoping that Windows 10 will be the catalyst it needs to make progress in the consumer space. Whether that’ll happen or not is unclear, but it is clear that the company […]

3 Reasons to Get Excited for Windows 10 This Week

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There’s an excitement surrounding the Windows ecosystem that we haven’t seen in years, three years to be exact. On January 21st, Microsoft executives will take to a stage at its Redmond, Washington headquarters reveal more details about Windows 10. It’s exciting because the stakes couldn’t be any higher. We’re used to Apple talking about its […]

Don’t Buy a Windows Phone in January

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The Windows Phone operating system is getting more impressive by the day. Devices running Windows Phone are getting ridiculously cheap too. You might think that it’s a great time to buy a Windows Phone, but it’s not. In fact, it’s an absolutely terrible time to buy a Windows Phone. Microsoft Mobile is Phoning It In […]

Windows 10: 3 Things to Back Up Before the Preview

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If you’re planning to put this week’s Windows 10 Technical Preview on your device ahead of release, the time to prepare is now. You’ll want to prepare now because Windows 10 is a huge sea change. In past versions of Windows Microsoft essentially told you how you’d do interact with their operating system. In Windows […]

Microsoft’s Next Best-Selling Xbox Could Be Your PC

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Having successfully super-charged sales of its Xbox One console, it now appears Microsoft’s Xbox group is gearing up for another gaming related battle. Comments made by Microsoft’s Phil Spencer indicate that the company is preparing to announce big moves in the PC gaming space when Spencer and others take the stage at the Windows 10 […]

Big Xbox One Price Cut Is Back

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In a statement trumpeting its success during the holiday shopping season, Microsoft makers of the Xbox One entertainment console, revealed the big Xbox One price cut that helped it beat out Sony’s PS4 for the top sales spot in the United States is back. Microsoft announced its decision to bring back the Xbox One price […]

Microsoft Gears Up for New Windows 10 Release

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Days before it’s set to show a new version of its Windows 10 operating system for smartphones, tablets, notebooks and desktops, Microsoft has sent out an email, hinting at a new download for users after its January 21st event. Microsoft began sending out emails to members of the Windows Insider Program this afternoon alerting them […]

How to Stop OneDrive from Syncing Your Background

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With Windows 8.1, Microsoft added in cloud services like back up and syncing directly to its operating system. It was the best thing the company ever did for those looking to embrace cloud storage. With a few clicks – or none at all – every file, every setting is synced to a new PC from […]

February Xbox One Update Has 2 Big Changes

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Microsoft’s February Xbox One Update isn’t flashy. Users who download it aren’t getting any big new features that’ll instantly make it a better idea to purchase it instead of Sony’s PS4 gaming console. That being said, the company is delivering on one of the most asked for changes from everyday users and adding a new […]

Forza Motorsport 6 Revealed

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Moments ago, Microsoft announced Forza Motorsport 6, a new racing game coming exclusively to the Xbox One. The announcement for Forza Motorsport 6 came on its Xbox Wire news blog. The company timed the announcement with the unveiling of the Ford GT at the North American International Auto Show. Microsoft says that users will get […]

Mainstream Windows 7 Support Ends Tomorrow and That’s Ok

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Microsoft is ending mainstream Windows 7 support tomorrow, January 13th. Owners of notebooks and desktops running it shouldn’t be worried since they’ll still get security fixes though. Microsoft announced back in April 2014 that it’d be wrapping up mainstream support for Windows 7, the operating system that came installed on notebooks and desktops before it […]

Another Windows 10 Feature Inspired by Apple Revealed

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Windows 10 could have two different designs when Microsoft shows off the operating system’s consumer-oriented features later this January. Screenshots indicate Microsoft plans to add a light theme and a dark theme in Windows 10 – just like Apple’s OS X Yosemite operating system and Microsoft’s own Windows Phone. Photos leaked this past weekend provide […]

Windows 10 for Phones Preview Coming Very Soon

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Microsoft has plans to show off the next version of its Windows Phone operating system, Windows 10 for phones, at its event on January 21st. Allegedly, users could have it running on their own Windows Phones soon after. A new report from The Verge indicates Microsoft has plans to show off Windows 10 for phones […]

Windows 10 Upgrades Could Come With Big Headaches

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Users looking to upgrade to Microsoft’s Windows 10 operating system later this year could find themselves in a bit of a bind. According to Microsoft, only two of its operating systems will allow users to upgrade in place without reinstalling their apps. To be clear, Microsoft hasn’t yet fully detailed its upgrade plans for Windows […]

eTauro USB Charger DUC Reveiw: A more convenient Surface Pro 3 Dock

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Microsoft Surface Pro 3 users can buy Microsoft’s expensive $200 docking station designed for the 2-in-1 tablet and turn the Surface Pro 3 into a desktop computer, but it’s not as convenient as the eTauro USB Charger DUC that adds much of the same functionality, but will travel thanks to a small form factor. The […]

How to Get Back Suface Pro 3’s “Add a Wireless Display Link”

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The Microsoft Surface Pro 3 includes Wireless Display technology so that users can show their Microsoft Surface Pro 3 display content on a TV, projector or monitor with Wireless Display (also called Wi-Di). The “Add a wireless display” link in the project settings screen on the Surface Pro 3 gets removed for some users thanks to a recent […]

The Crazy Cheap Nokia 215 Does What the Smartphone Can’t

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Microsoft Mobile’s new Nokia 215 does two things even the most advanced smartphone can’t. For starters it’ll only cost buyers $29 without a subsidy or two-year service agreement. Second, after being fully charged it can last in standby mode for a ridiculous 29 days. Microsoft announced the Nokia 215 and Nokia 215 Dual-SIM on its […]