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Your Xbox One Is Going To Need That Day One Patch

The Xbox One and PS4 may have many differences, but they at least have one thing in common – both consoles will require a day one update. These updates will install the latest OS on each console and enable many …

Here’s Everything You Need To Know About The Xbox One

Last week, Sony answered every possible question one could possibly have about the PS4 in an exhaustive FAQ. Among all the details, we learned some good stuff and some bad stuff about Sony’s next console. Now it’s Microsoft’s turn to …

Internet Explorer 11 Now Hits Window 7 Officially Internet Explorer 11 Now Hits Window 7 Officially
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Internet Explorer 11 has now been launched for Window 7 users too. Earlier, Microsoft had promised that the new Explorer will arrive on Windows 7, so this isn’t a big surprise. IE11 is the default browser of Windows 8.1. Starting …

Ryse: Son Of Rome Gets Three New Gameplay Trailers

If you’re getting an Xbox One on November 22, chances are you’re also picking up Ryse: Son of Rome. The Crytek developed game has been incessantly pushed by Microsoft ever since it was revealed to be a launch title at …

Battlefield 4 To Use Lean, Voice Commands On Xbox One Kinect

If you’re one of those game players who likes to gesticulate during gameplay–you know who you are–then maybe you’re one of the ones the developers were thinking of when they were porting Battlefield 4 over to the Xbox One/Kinect environment. …

Did the Kinect Just Un-Jump The Shark?

When people bring up Kinect it’s generally met with semi-disgust as it was just a gimmicky thing to try and compete with the Nintendo Wii, right? Well now it seems that Microsoft is taking cool factor of the Kinect up …

Microsoft Turned Internet Explorer Into A Magical Girl (And It’s Awesome) Microsoft Turned Internet Explorer Into A Magical Girl (And It’s Awesome)
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Pretty Cure? Old hat. Madoka Magica? Nobody cares anymore. Princess Tutu? Art house garbage. The world of magical girl anime needs a new savior, and Microsoft has just come to the rescue. Say hello to Inori Aizawa, Microsoft’s anime personification …

Kinect May Have Just Proven Its Worth Today

Every Xbox One will ship with a Kinect. It’s a fact that can’t be avoided and has made some people angry. Some are angry over the increased price tag of $500 while others are angry about potential privacy violations. Both …

Microsoft CEO Search Reportedly Narrowed to Five Candidates Microsoft CEO Search Reportedly Narrowed to Five Candidates
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Since Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer announced his retirement back in August, Microsoft’s board has been quickly searching for someone to replace him by the end of the year. Several candidates have popped up in the past few months, most notably …

Google Apps Ends Support For Internet Explorer 9 Google Apps Ends Support For Internet Explorer 9

Are you still using Internet Explorer 9? It’s not exactly a dead browser yet as Microsoft still officially supports it, but Google Apps has turned its back on it. In an announcement today on the Google Apps blog, the company …

All Indie Developers On Xbox One Get Free Unity Licenses All Indie Developers On Xbox One Get Free Unity Licenses

In an effort to get indie developers to make Wii U games, Nintendo offered free development tools, like a Unity license, in exchange for games. Now Microsoft’s indie program – ID@Xbox – is offering the same deal. Unity CEO David …

Xbox One And PS4 On Sale This November
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It’s almost Christmas time again and for gamers that means going to great lengths to get their hands on one of the new must-have, next-gen video game consoles. On Nov. 15, Sony will release the PS4 while Microsoft will release …

CoD: Ghosts Will Run at 720p on XB1 While PS4 Runs 1080p
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Call of Duty has done it again, at least in terms of causing controversy. Unlike previous controversies of the next-generation consoles, one of which involved Microsoft’s crazy DRM policies and the feud with the retail/resale market while another cited NSA-like …

Ryse: Son Of Rome To Get Season Pass

The online pass is all but dead. Long live the season pass. That seems to be the rallying cry of the games industry these days as more and more publishers abandon the much maligned online pass in favor of something …

Bing Has An Amazing Halloween Homepage Bing Has An Amazing Halloween Homepage

For major holidays, the Google Doodle usually outshines whatever Bing does it for its homepage. For Halloween this year, Google certainly impressed with a witchy doodle, but Bing is the definitive winner this year. For this year, Bing outfitted its …

Bing Hero Ads: Microsoft’s Answer To Those New Google Branded Search Ads? Bing Hero Ads: Microsoft’s Answer To Those New Google Branded Search Ads?

Last week, there was a lot of talk about a new ad format Google is testing that essentially places a banner-like graphic near the top of a search results page when the user searches for that brand. While Google indicated …

Halo: Spartan Assault is Coming to Xbox Consoles

Earlier this year, Microsoft debuted a Halo-branded top-down shooter called Halo: Spartan Assault. The game was designed primarily with tablets and smartphones in mind, and Microsoft tried to used the game to sell Windows Phone 8 smartphones and the Windows …

Here’s How Voice Commands Work On The Xbox One

When the Kinect was first revealed, Microsoft made it a point to emphasize that almost every function of the console could be controlled by either motion or voice. That concept is being expanded with the Xbox One, and now Microsoft …

Microsoft Opens A Maker Space On Its Campus Microsoft Opens A Maker Space On Its Campus
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If you have a 3D printer, you can create a maker space. Private entities and public institutions are opening them all over the country to encourage others to express their creativity through 3D printing and other rapid prototyping tools. Now …

Microsoft Launches Massive Xbox One Ad Campaign

The launch of Microsoft’s Xbox One console is now less than one month away, and the company has just announced a massive new advertising campaign for the device. The “invitation”-themed ad campaign will be global and promote the console to …

Microsoft Beats Estimates With $18.5 Billion Quarterly Revenue Microsoft Beats Estimates With $18.5 Billion Quarterly Revenue

Microsoft today announced its first-quarter earnings, beating analyst estimates with revenues of $18.53 billion – a 15.7% increase on its first quarter 2012 revenues. In addition, the company’s earnings per share rose 17% year-on-year. The company’s enterprise revenue was strong, …