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Microsoft Announces New Surface Pro, Touts Unit as 'Most Versatile Laptop'

By David Craddock, May 23, 2017 11:40am PDT

Launching on June 15, the new Surface Pro gets 13.5 hours of battery life.


"I'm interested. It's not like I need to have a better pen but the Surface Pro 4 pen drives me ..."

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Windows 10 Game Mode coming to Windows Insiders this week

By David Craddock, Jan 25, 2017 3:20pm PST

Microsoft explained more of the mode's particulars, such as gameplay streaming with Beam.


PSA: Windows 10 Update KB3213936 Can Cripple Multi-Monitor Gaming

By Jason Faulkner, Jan 12, 2017 9:35am PST

This Windows 10 update is causing multi-monitor systems to have major issues.


"yeah, it's damn near a requirement. i make touch-screen apps for our show hosts to use on-air. i ..."

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Microsoft announces Windows 10 Creators Update for Spring 2017 release

By Daniel Perez, Oct 26, 2016 7:17am PDT

Windows 10 will be receiving its next major update, called its Creators Update, in Spring 2017.


Upcoming Xbox One Preview Update Comes With Improved Social and Party Features

By Brittany Vincent, Jan 19, 2016 10:15am PST

Go on, get your Avatar on!


"Where is my streaming to Youtube option, where is my Game-DVR unfucked fix? ARGH!"

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Gamescom 2015: Watch Microsoft's Xbox press conference here

By Daniel Perez, Aug 04, 2015 6:26am PDT

Microsoft is scheduled to take the stage at Gamescom this year, so be sure to tune in to find out what the company has in store.


Microsoft reveals six separate Windows 10 Editions will launch this summer

By Daniel Perez, May 13, 2015 1:30pm PDT

Microsoft has upped the amount of SKUs its Windows OS will be spread across as Windows 10 will launch six different versions.


"Because, through past experience, MS has learned that customers love being blasted with as many ..."

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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.


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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Dungeon Hunter 5 coming to iOS, Android, and Windows later this year

By Daniel Perez, Jan 20, 2015 2:00pm PST

The next installment of Gameloft's long-running Dungeon Hunter series will be upon us later this year.


Universal Windows apps will work on PC, tablet, phone, and Xbox One

By Andrew Yoon, Apr 02, 2014 12:15pm PDT

Developers will be able to create a single app that works across Windows PCs, tablets, phones, and even Xbox One. "All of us want the same app experiences across all devices," Microsoft's David Treadwell said.


"This means the four companies still making windows apps can charge 8.99 per app instead of 5.99 ..."

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Windows 8 launches October 26

By Alice O'Connor, Jul 19, 2012 6:45am PDT

Just when you'd gotten nice and cosy with Windows 7, certainly the finest version of the operating system in many a year, Windows 8 swaggers in, clad in a shiny but questionable new interface. Microsoft announced yesterday that it'll launch on October 26.


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Kinect for Windows SDK now available

By Andrew Yoon, Jun 16, 2011 12:45pm PDT

Microsoft has released an official Windows SDK for Kinect, allowing "researchers, developers and enthusiasts" the ability to create new Kinect hacks.


"Holly shit really, damn that's freaking cool I can use this thing, thanks :) "

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Kinect Official Windows SDK Coming in Spring

By Alice O'Connor, Feb 22, 2011 6:00am PST

Though programmers have been tinkering with Kinect on PC for months now, Windows support for Microsoft's motion-sensing Xbox 360 controller is soon...


"TrackIR is an example and it doesn't use 1:1 tracking to achieve a wider range."

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