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Windows 10 High-Performance Game Mode Coming Soon

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Microsoft seems committed to providing an environment suited for hardcore gamers, and the Windows 10 Creator’s update will deliver a high-performance gaming mode allowing users to maximize the performance of their PC. The company announced that it will start releasing features of the mode this week in an Insider Preview. The preview won’t include all of the features, but at ...

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Microsoft E3 2016 Conference Recap

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The Microsoft E3 2016 press conference was insane. Expectations and hype are out of control, leaks have been blowing through the internet for weeks, and Microsoft had (and took) a lot of opportunities here. This is what Microsoft fans have been waiting for, and I covered it live. Check out the live coverage below: 12:32pm – The Xbox One S is ...

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Windows 10 Email Scam

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This is just a friendly warning for our readers. Windows 10 was officially released last month and Microsoft decided that they would stagger the release of their free update to users. People were asked to reserve their copy in advance and wait for the release date. Now that the release date has come and gone people have to wait to be notified for when their reservation ...

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Still Waiting for Windows 10? Here’s How to Get it Now

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Windows 10 released on July 29th and Microsoft began slowly rolling out the updates to people in waves. As of now there have been 10’s of millions of people who have downloaded the free update and moved on to the new OS. However Microsoft’s reservation tool, which you may have used in the coming months prior to Windows 10’s release, states that your ...

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Xbox One backwards compatibility and more at Gamescom

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Just a few months ago, Microsoft announced that the Xbox One will be capable of playing certain Xbox 360 games with just a simple update. At Gamescom, a release window for the backwards compatibility update has been announced. Sometime in November, you will be able to play from an initial list of 100 Xbox 360 games on your Xbox One. It has ...

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Microsoft’s Mission Statement: More Services and PC, Less Mobile

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In a recent email addressing employees, provided by Geekwire, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella, set out the company’s mission statement. Business and Productivity, the cloud, and more personal computing were the core tenets which the company will focus on for the future. Despite mentioning that it will concentrate on bringing many of its services across devices, there was clearly a greater ...

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Microsoft and Oculus Rift, partners in VR gaming

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In a rather unexpected turn of events, Microsoft and Oculus VR are now partners in the new push towards bringing virtual reality to your living room. “We’re thrilled to be working closely with the team at Oculus. Their groundbreaking work in virtual reality is inspiring, and the Oculus Rift delivers a truly next-generation VR experience,” said the Head of Xbox, Phil Spencer, ...

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Store More & Control Better With the New Xbox One

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Microsoft officially announced some feature and cosmetic changes to its Xbox One console and controller. The new box will retail for $400, but will include double the storage space than current models, as well as a new matte-black finish. The 1TB hard drive should create much more room for the growing digital storefronts the new generations of consoles have adapted ...

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Microsoft’s new approach to PC gaming with Windows 10

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For years, E3 has been an event that was intended to show off whats new in the world of console gaming, oftentimes being the place where new consoles were announced to much fanfare while PC gaming was relegated to a more minimal presence. Lately however, Microsoft has been making progress on their intent to bring at least some attention back ...

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