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The McLaren, the successor to the Nokia Lumia 1020 will use Microsoft’s Kinect technology

It’s been awhile since we’ve heard anything about Nokia smartphones in general, assuming we can still call them that. In fact, since Microsoft has acquired Nokia, it’s difficult to predict what brand the new smartphones from the company will sport. Will they retain the Nokia brand, or will we be calling them Microsoft phones? Regardless, we know Microsoft is cooking ...

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Destiny alpha phase extended for the PS4

The PS4 version of Destiny entered its alpha test phase on Friday and was supposed to last only throughout the weekend. However, if you have access to the alpha and try to play it you’ll notice that it’s still possible even though it should be over by now. Bungie came on Twitter earlier today and said that they are extending the ...

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Destiny has higher resolution on Xbox One without the Kinect

Destiny will have a higher resolution on the Xbox One thanks to the removal of the Kinect sensor. Microsoft spoke about this subject last month when they said that removing the Kinect will free up processing power and allow for increased performance. Microsoft’s Phil Spencer and Larry Hryb aka Major Nelson reiterated this during a recent podcast. “This was a point where we actually ...

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Kinect-free Xbox One coming June 9 for $399

Microsoft has apparently listened to customer feedback and decided to offer a Kinect-free version of Xbox One starting next month. This unbundled version will be available for purchase in all regions on June 9 for the price of $399. The regular version of Xbox One will still be priced at $499 and sold side-by-side with the Kinect-free console. Microsoft also ...

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Microsoft announces Games with Gold for Xbox One

Along with the announcement that the Xbox One will start shipping without Kinect, Microsoft also revealed the Games with Gold program for the new console. Every user that has a Xbox Live Gold subscription will receive two games for Xbox 360 and two games for Xbox One, starting next month. The first two games that will be offered for free ...

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