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E3: Expectations for the Xbox

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Time flies. With June around the corner, it’s time to settle down and see what games are coming out. Already, Xbox developers have revealed some big names for the year. Many of them are sequels and rumors. There’s also some surprising news from Phil Spencer, concerning the future of the Xbox. Expectations for this E3 are high. This year, games, ...

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Windows 10 will block all “untrusted” apps, including ripped apps

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Microsoft has announced today that Windows 10 will feature Device Guard, which is essentially a tool for administrators to restrict the installation of malicious software on a Windows 10 machine. The idea behind Device Guard is to prevent malicious software from being installed, but the tool is also targeting untrusted sources in general. The Windows 10 Device Guard feature comes ...

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Is Virtual Reality a Threat?

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Technology is rapidly advancing.  In the last 15 years, we have seen gaming evolve from 3-D animations to life-like environments.  It’s breath-taking if you think about it.  We possess the capacity to upgrade our various forms of entertainment, but will it be our downfall? Virtual reality is becoming the new trend in gaming.  How does it work?  Gamers would wear ...

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Star Wars Battlefront: Totally Worth the Wait

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Have you seen the latest trailer for Star Wars Battlefront? If not, you can take a look below.  The breathtaking trailer of the upcoming Star Wars Battlefront is awesome.  For ten years, we have waited for this game to come out.  We have endured setback after setback, until we faced the grim reality that maybe Battlefront 3 was not going ...

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Xbox One Receiving an Energy Saving Update

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To Xbox One users near and afar, know that your beloved console is never off.  You are adding to your electricity bill by not unplugging your console.  But fear not, there is a new update on the way.  Microsoft intends on giving Xbox users the option of “Energy Saving” or “Instant On.”  However, will it be as effective as they ...

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Halo Online: What is Microsoft Doing?

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In this day and age, nothing is safe. Because technology is so advanced, it’s nearly impossible to keep files from being leaked onto the Internet. Look at what has happened to Microsoft.  Their attempt to create a Russian exclusive Halo game resulted in the “El Dorito” hack.  The not-so-secret Halo: Online has been leaked. Now, modders are working on making the game available for everyone. ...

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Gears of War 4: Fact and Fiction

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Four years have passed since the release of Gears of War 3 (September 20th, 2011 seems so long ago).  Since then, we were left wondering what would become of Marcus Fenix and the recovery of Sera.  While we waited for the next installment of this beloved franchise, developer Epic Games decided to journey back to the past with Gears of War ...

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Is Microsoft taking over Android in the future?

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No, Microsoft is not taking over Android right now, but it’s pushing to make its presence felt in the mobile operating system. That’s because while Windows for Phones is not yet as popular as iOS or Android, far from it actually, Microsoft services like OneDrive, OneNote, the Microsoft Office package and other offerings are still the most popular office apps ...

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Microsoft Surface Pro 4 release date bound for April

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Microsoft has just unveiled the Microsoft Surface 3, an updated, full Windows 8.1-endowed new convertible, aimed at the affordable market of convertible devices. But that’s not the flagship of the year for the Redmond Giant as rumors about the Microsoft Surface Pro 4 release date keep piling up. Opinions about the Surface 3 are split, some saying that having a ...

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Have We Forgotten About the Kinect?

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I keep my Kinect in a drawer.  Why?  I can’t find a use for it; there is no reason for me to plug it into the back of my One.  Aside from my random recording sessions or Netflix binges, my Kinect is pretty much gathering dust.Don’t get me wrong, the Kinect is great for voice commands, but the last time ...

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