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Microsoft’s Flagship Fifth Avenue Store to Open This Fall

Microsoft’s Flagship Fifth Avenue Store to Open This Fall

Though Microsoft opened its first retail store in 2009, the company has never had a true flagship location. Last year, the company announced that it had singed a lease at 677 Fifth Avenue in New York City. That’s about five blocks away from Apple’s flagship NYC store, by the way. Now, that store will apparently open in the fall. The …

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Xbox One ‘Forza’ Demos Available in Microsoft Stores

With the launch of Sony’s PlayStation 4 now one week away, it seems that Microsoft is taking the opportunity to take away some of the spotlight with a few late announcements for the Xbox One. Already today Microsoft announced the “first wave” of video streaming apps coming to the Xbox One and released a long, comprehensive video showcasing the console’s …

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The Windows Store Is Coming To A Best Buy Near You

Do you like shopping at a store while at a store? Microsoft thinks you might with its latest announcement of a Windows Store coming to Best Buy. Microsoft announced today that a Windows Store experience will be coming to 500 Best Buy locations across the U.S. and more than 100 Best Buy and Future Shops in Canada. In short, the …

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Xbox on Windows 8 Won’t Sell ‘Mature’ Titles

[UPDATE] As pointed out in the comments, the wording of the requirements implies that MATURE titles will be allowed in the store, though PEGI 18+ titles will not. [ORIGINAL] Microsoft has gotten tons of criticism for Windows 8. Much of the criticism has focused on the operating system’s tile-based user interface, but a significant amount has also focused on Microsoft’s …

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Microsoft Offering Windows 8 Upgrade for $15

Microsoft is running a promotion surrounding the launch of its Windows 8 operating system, which will run from June 2nd through January 31st, 2013, according to The Verge. Customers of Microsoft Store who buy a Windows 7 machine after June 2nd can upgrade to Windows 8 Pro for $14.99. The promotion is allegedly billed as the “Windows Step-Up Offer,” and …

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