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Microsoft Denies Windows 10 Is Self-Installing

For obvious reasons, Microsoft is pushing hard to get their users onto Windows 10. While spamming advertisements and making the upgrade free have done wonders, it seems like that is still not fast enough for Microsoft. According…

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Sony Responds To Microsoft’s Invite For Cross Platform Play

Which console do you play on? The choice is impacted by a lot of things, from being able to play those exclusive releases to the unique hardware options one console features. One of the biggest factors…

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Sony Open to Considering Cross Platform Play

One of the biggest dreams of gamers has been cross-platform play, being able to play with friends on all different platforms. Shortly after Microsoft expanded some Xbox One titles to Windows 10 PCs, the software giant dropped…

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Microsoft’s Edge to Test Browser Extensions

In this day and age, people enjoy customizing their experience with everything. The same goes for their experience when browsing online and with the likes of Mozilla’s Firefox and Google’s Chrome offering countless extensions Microsoft’s latest browser,…

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Microsoft Estimate Around 8000 Companies Looking To Try SQL Servers On Linux

Microsoft recently announced their interest in providing their SQL server software for Linux operating systems. It would seem the news has been well received, with over 8000 companies looking to try SQL servers on Linux. Takeshi Numoto,…

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Forza Motorsport 6: Apex Gameplay Leaks

It seems that Microsoft is trying to patch things up with PC gamers, and this means that we’re going to see a few Xbox exclusive titles arriving on Windows 10. One of these titles is Forza…

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Microsoft to Allow Cross Platform Gaming

Microsoft is announcing a massive new feature for all Xbox owners today, Cross-platform gaming! The giant tech corporation has been hinting at the addition of this for the past few years and today it seems to have…

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Microsoft Ends Bitcoin Support

Just over a year on from its introduction, Microsoft has quietly pulled Bitcoin support from the Microsoft Store. While the company has not made an official statement regarding the news, nor has it explained why it…

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Bill Gates ‘Will Look Into’ New Age of Empires

Bill Gates is known for a lot of things from his ability to keep track of employees by their license plates to his recent investments in green energy. What would you expect then when the man takes…

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Microsoft Slips Ad Generator Into Windows 7/8.1 Security Update

Microsoft has been getting more brazen every day as  they continue to try to get users to upgrade to Windows 10. After making Windows 10 a recommended update for Windows 7 and 8.1 systems, Microsoft may…

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Gears Of War 4 Featuring Marcus Fenix’s Son

Warning: this article will contain information regarding Gears of War 4. If you want to experience the game without any spoilered content, this may be an article you want to miss. Now that we’ve done that,…

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Microsoft Bringing SQL Database Software To Linux

Microsoft is well-known for three things, their hardware (such as the Microsoft Surface series), their operating systems and their software. The problem being is that a lot of these are closely tied together, their hardware uses their…

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Windows 10 Mobile Update Might Finally Arrive This Month

Whether Windows 8 mobile users have waited patiently for the update to Windows 10 or not is something the upgrade numbers will show, but up until now they haven’t had any other choice than wait. At least,…

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Fable Developer Lionhead Studios Closed by Microsoft

Microsoft Studios has announced that it is closing Lionhead Studios, developer of the Fable series, and Denmark’s Press Play Studios, which was in the process of making Project Knoxville. The closure of Lionhead means that Fable…

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Epic Games Founder Declares War on Microsoft’s UWP Initiative

Earlier this week, Microsoft unveiled its Universal Windows Platform (UWP) initiative, which intends to unify Windows PC and Xbox One under one homogenous strategy, but also forces game publishers to submit to the company’s distribution model.…

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How Microsoft (Probably) Envisions Xbox Hardware Upgrades

With all the talk about Xbox One hardware upgrades and their universal platform, it’s important to really understand how Microsoft is approaching this problem. While some commentators are viewing their change in strategy as a shift…

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Rise of the Tomb Raider Was Running in DX12 at Xbox Showcase

Microsoft has been eager to show off new screenshots from Rise of the Tomb Raider, but what’s interesting is that these screenshots were not from the Windows 10 version of the game, but the Xbox One…

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Microsoft Confirms Forza 6 Apex Coming to Windows 10

If we take Microsoft’s words at face value, the day of console exclusives galore may soon be behind us. But as we all know, actions speak louder than words and Microsoft has done so with the…

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Microsoft’s Unified Gaming Platform Hits More Trouble

Microsoft has long been keen on repairing what can only be described as a damaged relationship with the PC gaming community. After a slew of initial releases, Microsoft’s game for Windows Live has soured many experiences…

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Gears Of War: Ultimate Edition Releases Without A Word

The Gears Of War franchise has been known as a game for Xbox users for years, with them enjoying releases of the second and third game while PC users were stuck enjoying the small amount of…

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Microsoft HoloLens Out This Month

Microsoft has announced that, one year after it was first unveiled, the HoloLens augmented reality headset is available for pre-order, and it’s not cheap. In a blog post, Alex Kipman, the Microsoft executive that has effectively…

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Xbox One Hardware Upgrades Could End Console Generations

Xbox Chief Phil Spencer has revealed that he is considering the introduction of hardware upgrades for Xbox One, as part of its “Universal Windows Platform” program, which aims to unify Microsoft’s console with PC platforms, in…

Forza Motorsport 6 Apex

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Forza Motorsport 6 Apex Coming to Windows 10 This Spring?

Microsoft has traditionally had a rocky relationship with PC gamers due to the horrendous Games for Windows Live DRM and focus on console exclusives. Over the last decade, the company has made numerous promises to adopt a…

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Minecrafts Next Update Is A Combat Upgrade

Minecraft is a popular game, with people building everything from a castle to a self-farming industry with everything from lasers to spells. One thing that has barely changed since the game was released was the combat,…

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Microsoft: Windows PCs ‘Do More’ Than Macs

The PC Vs Mac debate has been hotly discussed and analysed for what seems to be since the dawn of time. Over the years, there’s been various arguments which outlines the benefits and drawbacks of both…

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Microsoft Improves Cyberattack Security Measures

In the modern interconnected world, we rely on technology to complete work, and enjoy various forms of entertainment. Unfortunately, this means there are unscrupulous individuals who try to exploit any loopholes and attack networks. Perhaps, they…

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Microsoft Promises to Fix Windows Store VSync Lock

Microsoft’s relationship with the PC gaming audience has been fairly turbulent due to the advent of Games for Windows Live and focus on console development. Many users are still haunted by Microsoft’s atrocious form of DRM, which…