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Windows 10 launches this summer

By Daniel Perez, Mar 18, 2015 10:02am PDT

Microsoft has announced its next OS, Windows 10, is expected to be released this summer.


Sling TV launches on Xbox One with 30-day trial today

By Daniel Perez, Mar 17, 2015 9:10am PDT

The Sling TV service has officially launched on the Xbox One. Best of all, you can experience it for 30 days free so long as you're an Xbox Live member.


"Anyone have an idea how much using Sling TV would slow down your internet? I'm stuck with Time ..."

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Report: Microsoft will upload Cortana to iOS and Android devices

By Daniel Perez, Mar 13, 2015 8:00am PDT

Cortana, Microsoft's digital assistant, will be heading to iOS and Android devices later this fall.


"I mean I'm sure you could do that, but I feel like it would take a ton of work. Siri hooks into ..."

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Xbox One March update now available with screenshot support, friend suggestion, and more

By Daniel Perez, Mar 10, 2015 6:46am PDT

The long-awaited screenshot feature is now available on the Xbox One as well as additional features.


"This update has a problem. Cant save your screen captures, the forums are a buzz with it. I ..."

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Overdog matches Xbox One users with similar tastes in games

By Daniel Perez, Mar 09, 2015 8:15am PDT

If you're in the market for a new virtual friend, you should keep an eye out for Overdog.


Xbox One gets bundled with Halo: The Master Chief Collection

By Daniel Perez, Mar 09, 2015 7:30am PDT

Microsoft has unveiled a brand-new bundle that offers Halo: The Master Chief Collection with a standard Xbox One console.


"It's preeeeeeeeeeeeeeetty good, but the in-game latency feels off, and it still takes a little ..."

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Xbox One controller getting wireless adapter for Windows this year

By Daniel Perez, Mar 04, 2015 1:38pm PST

Microsoft is finally giving us the wireless adapter we've wanted for its Xbox One controller.


"Thanks for the heads up. It's been a crazy couple of days for news. "

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Xbox One receives screenshot support in March update

By Daniel Perez, Feb 19, 2015 6:50am PST

The March update will allow Xbox One users to be able to share their most glorious moments now that screenshots are supported.


"Ah so that's how. I've been meaning to look it up. The Share button on ps4 is definitely easier ..."

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Report: Xbox One expected to become dev units this summer

By Daniel Perez, Feb 17, 2015 9:15am PST

Retail Xbox One units are expected to have the option of becoming dev units later this year, according to a newly-published report.


Xbox One screenshot feature teased by Phil Spencer

By Daniel Perez, Feb 09, 2015 8:12am PST

The long-awaited screenshot feature for the Xbox One was teased over the weekend by Xbox head Phil Spencer.


"I use the screenshot feature way more, too. Sometimes a video can take too long to set up since ..."

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Xbox One with Kinect will drop to $449 for two weeks starting on Sunday

By Ozzie Mejia, Feb 06, 2015 10:35am PST

If you'd like your Xbox One with the Kinect peripheral, Microsoft is set to offer a limited-time price drop, starting this weekend.


"Surprised it wasn't. They really don't want people to buy the kinect it seems. Or are trying ..."

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Xbox One February update rolls out with controller improvements

By Ozzie Mejia, Feb 05, 2015 9:45pm PST

The Xbox One February update is rolling out tonight and it will include several quality-of-life improvements, particular in regards to the Xbox One controller.


"I've had the same trouble. No issues yet, so fingers crossed."

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9 Games Ready for Microsoft HoloLens Augmentation

By Steven Wong, Feb 02, 2015 2:00pm PST

Microsoft made a huge impression with the announcement of the HoloLens, and its Augmented Reality features can have some great gaming applications. Here are games that are out now, or scheduled to release this year, that could get a huge upgrade using HoloLens.


"It's still real fucking magic. Can't believe that shit. It doesn't really matter what the ..."

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Head Games: The Virtual Reality Roundup

By Steven Wong, Jan 26, 2015 1:30pm PST

Head mounted displays promise to either augment reality, or drop you into a completely virtual one. From the HoloLens to a cardboard box, we run down some of the top devices vying to capture your senses.


Microsoft Teases Event for May 4

By Steve Watts, Jan 22, 2015 3:20pm PST

An Xbox community manager has tweeted an image hinting at a reveal for May 4, kicking off a flurry of speculation.


"Having played and enjoyed RC recently, I can imagine a fantastic coop squad game in this universe"

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