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New Windows 10S Targets Students, Lower End PCs

By John Keefer, May 02, 2017 9:20am PDT

The kicker is that it only supports apps from the Windows store.


New Surface Laptop Unveiled for $999, and Coming June 15

By John Keefer, May 02, 2017 8:35am PDT

It will come pre-installed with the newly announced Windows 10S, which is being promoted as a student-friendly OS.


"sounds like it has a lot of promise, but some of the compromises they've made means i probably ..."

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Gears of War 4 Getting Two New Maps in May Update

By John Keefer, May 01, 2017 10:40am PDT

Multi-GPU support is also coming for Windows 10.


Forza Horizon 3 Joins Forces With Hot Wheels For New DLC

By John Keefer, Apr 26, 2017 1:05pm PDT

Next expansion comes out on May 9 exclusively on Xbox One and Windows 10 PC.


"It's a little quirky but it was never unplayable for me. I have enjoyed it a great deal since ..."

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Here's When Video Game Companies Will Release Their Q1 Earnings Reports

By Asif Khan, Apr 24, 2017 1:00pm PDT

Looking to invest in gaming stocks? We have you covered from Activision to Zynga!


"Yeah, I wanted to keep this an informational guide. I can break out individual stocks into ..."

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Xbox Fanfest Coming Again For E3

By John Keefer, Apr 17, 2017 11:00am PDT

The event will kickoff on the same day as the Microsoft press conference, which is supposed to reveal Scorpio.


Xbox and Windows Stores May Soon Allow Digital Refunds

By John Keefer, Apr 12, 2017 2:45pm PDT

The program is in alpha testing for Xbox One insiders.


"Really cool. This sort of thing always makes digital purchasing a much better proposition in my ..."

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Microsoft Will Announce ... Something ... Early Next Month

By John Keefer, Apr 12, 2017 11:10am PDT

Hardware and software will be unveiled, the company says. Well, duh!


"Wouldn't be surprised if it were an ARM based Surface 5 (non-pro) and Windows Cloud or whatever ..."

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Overwatch, Battlefield 1, For Honor All Part of Huge Xbox Spring Sale

By John Keefer, Apr 11, 2017 10:45am PDT

There are plenty of deals with more than 350 games, Xbox accessories, movies & TV shows, music and apps included.


"How is Lego Worlds? Is there enough directed activity to keep you busy? Are there actual goals ..."

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Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 Finally Backward Compatible on Xbox One

By John Keefer, Apr 11, 2017 10:20am PDT

All we can say is 'It's about damn time.'


Modojo Rewind: I Miss Vine

By Josh Barnes , Apr 07, 2017 2:00pm PDT

Your weekly roundup of handheld and mobile news, from your friends at Modojo.



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Gears of War 4 April Update Bring Chocolate Weapons and Big Bunny Heads

By John Keefer, Apr 07, 2017 9:00am PDT

Two new maps from Gears of War 3 have been redone and will be added to the mix.


How Xbox One 'Scorpio' Stacks Up to PCs and PlayStation 4 Pro

By Steve Watts, Apr 06, 2017 6:55am PDT

Microsoft took the wraps off its next big console leap today, and it's quite a powerhouse of a machine.


"That spec is overblown VR worked fine on my overclocked 3570k"

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Microsoft Trying To Force Ryzen and Kaby Lake CPU Owners To Use Windows 10

By John Keefer, Mar 17, 2017 10:05am PDT

Microsoft apparently is trying to push everyone with new processors to use Windows 10.


"Win 10 has continue app experiences too just few developers support it. "

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Microsoft Has the Windows 10 Creators Update Final Version Almost Ready

By Jason Faulkner, Mar 15, 2017 12:05pm PDT

Windows 10 Creators Update final version candidates will be sent to Windows Insiders next week.


"I'm looking forward to being able to copy paste addresses out of the Edge address bar. ..."

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