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According to a recent interview with Phil Spencer, the head of Xbox, all the cable box functionality that's part of the Xbox One is of secondary importance for the console and its users.
The beta apps for Xbox One Smartglass on iOS and Android just got a new update. The update now allows users to interact with screenshots, a top-requested feature by the beta tester community.
This must be the weekend of issues, and while Neowin's forums may be unavailable, all of Xbox Live is currently offline for gamers. While we don't know the cause, we'll be looking for the fix.
Microsoft has confirmed that it is bringing Xbox achievements to Minecraft: Windows 10 Edition - a new version of the popular game designed for the company's new OS, which launches next week.
In the run up to the launch of Windows 10, Microsoft has launched yet another video titled '10 Reasons to Upgrade' focusing on the operating system's integration with the Xbox gaming service.
Microsoft's "Gears of War: Ultimate Edition" for Xbox One has gone gold, and those who pre-order the game can now download it in advance of its Aug. 25 release to play immediately on launch day.
If you were contemplating purchasing an Xbox One console - now would be the time. Amazon is currently having its 'Prime Day' sales event and is offering a rather tempting deal for the Xbox One.
Microsoft has announced that over 65 million units of Halo games across different platforms have been sold worldwide. This is up from 60 million units reported in October 2014.
With the release of the latest build of its mobile operating system, Microsoft has updated several apps, published a few new ones and solved an older issue that would not allow some phones to update.
Microsoft is giving away collectible Xbox's for a limited time. While your chances are limited, it's still worthwhile checking out some of the beautiful art on these unique Xbox One's.
Microsoft was present at this year's Comic-Con event in San Diego in the form of the 'Xbox Lounge'. The lounge allowed attendees to get some hands-on time with popular and also exclusive titles.
Making a Halo game is no small task. Making a Halo game with a studio that was still being formed is an even-greater task, something 343 talks about in its latest Halo 5 "A Hero Reborn" documentary.
Microsoft has been tweaking the Windows Store for months now and recently integrated the former Xbox Music and Video stores into the Windows Store; they have just enabled this for multiple countries.
Microsoft is dropping the Xbox Music brand name and is moving everything to 'Groove'; if you are wondering why, Joe Belfiore has clarified the reasoning behind this decision.
Alongside changes to its Xbox Music offering - now called Groove Music - Microsoft has also announced some tweaks on the way for its Movies & TV app in Windows 10, formerly known as Xbox Video.
Although the Xbox Ultimate Game Sale doesn't officially begin until tomorrow, some Xbox One games have already been discounted up to 75% on the Xbox games store.
If you look closely at Microsoft's new Phone Companion app in Windows 10, it now refers to Xbox Music - the company's music streaming service - as 'Groove Music' instead.
Why is the Xbox's key color green? What's the history of the Duke controller? What about that Red Ring of Death? Learn all this and more in a conversation with the former Xbox leaders.
The Xbox One has never had a good day when it comes to sales in Japan. Despite this, Microsoft is still not giving up and believes that Windows 10 can help boost sales in the country.
Microsoft's Xbox press conference at the German-based Gamescom expo will take place at 4 p.m. local time (10 a.m. Eastern U.S. time) on August 4, with several big games expected to make appearances.
Microsoft is selling off its ad sales business to AOL, in a deal that will reportedly include the transfer of around 1,200 staff, and under the terms, AOL will ditch Google in favour of Bing search.
A former Xbox Entertainment Studios TV project debuted to rave reviews on AMC, though it's not an indication that Microsoft should have kept its video-producing subsidiary.
In a recent interview, a former head of Microsoft's Xbox division explained how he regretted not focusing on mobile technology and not creating the "Xphone", a game-oriented smartphone.
The month of July marks the two year anniversary of Xbox Games with Gold, which Microsoft announced at E3 2013. 72 games have since dropped, and we detail some of the best ones.
Your Xbox Games with Gold for July include some big titles, like "Gears of War 3," as well as an extra game for Xbox One users to celebrate the second anniversary of the Games with Gold program.
Larry Hryb and Xbox team member Bill Stillwell discuss how the Xbox One's new compatibility mode will work. The feature is now available for 'Preview Members' with public release at year's end.
When you buy an Xbox One from June 21, Microsoft and other participating retailers will give you any game you want, as long as it's on sale and on disc, with a maximum retail value of $59.99.
Yesterday, Microsoft announced a flurry of exclusives, backwards compatibility for the Xbox One and a new controller. Today, we get our hands on the controller and give our first impressions.
Microsoft's E3 booth looked stellar as ever, cloaking everything in its soothing green glow. Those in attendance were able to play some of the hottest titles that will be coming to Xbox in 2015.
Microsoft has set up a dedicated Xbox Feedback forum asking gamers about the Xbox 360 titles they'd next like to see playable on Xbox One. Call of Duty: Black Ops II currently leads the list.
Set for a late summer release, the next expansion for Destiny has been confirmed. As promised, this is going to be the biggest expansion of Destiny to-date.
Microsoft revealed a new Xbox One dashboard at E3, boasting a new design, improved speed and the addition of the company's Cortana digital assistant.
Microsoft's E3 keynote was filled with some amazing news, but the real story is how Microsoft will offer some of the most coveted titles as exclusives this coming year.
Microsoft took to the stage at E3 to demo a new holographic version of Minecraft made just for HoloLens, where players will be able to navigate and interact via hand gestures and voice commands.
Microsoft's E3 keynote will kick off soon, and you can watch along live, right here. The company is expected to unveil exclusive titles as well as new features coming to its Xbox One console.
It's a big day for Microsoft and its fans who are eagerly waiting for the company's E3 keynote. Here's a round-up of what to expect at the event, including games, software and new hardware.
Microsoft is partnering with Facebook subsidiary Oculus by providing a bundled Xbox One controller with each Rift as well as Xbox One game streaming and Windows 10 support.
Xbox wallpapers are nice, and game artwork is always cool. And now it's easier than ever to download the game-themed images to whichever device you want to, thank to Xbox UK.
To make a good deal even better, Microsoft is reviving its Work & Play Bundle yet again. This time users that pick up the bundle can expect a Netflix subscription and a Microsoft gift card.
Microsoft is releasing a new Xbox One console featuring double the storage of its current version for just $50 more, along with a redesigned controller that features a 3.5mm headset jack.
Ever wanted to experience E3? For those in Los Angeles, Microsoft is going to be giving away tickets to its Xbox FanFest: E3 2015 that will give you access to some of the year's upcoming titles.
An Xbox One console with a 1 TB hard drive for $399.99 was briefly spotted on Amazon before being pulled down, suggesting a forthcoming announcement of the device at E3.
Black Tusk Studios, the developer behind Microsoft's upcoming Gears of War game, will now seemingly focus more exclusively on the shooter series, as its been rebranded as "The Coalition."
The newest entry in the popular long-running RPG series Fallout has been announced by Bethesda, with more information to come during the E3 gaming conference.
Microsoft has released the "Halo 3: ODST" expansion for "Halo: The Master Chief Collection," and codes for the add-on are going out to users who played the compilation on or before Dec. 19.
A page on Microsoft's official Xbox website indicated the "Halo 3: ODST" add-on for "The Master Chief Collection" will go live this Friday, with the expansion free for early users of the game.
From an affordable iBall and EE's big data freebie, to ad-blocking on Android, Rockstar's bash at the Beeb, and more NSA naughtiness, it's our regular roundup of the week's top tech news.
The Windows 10 Xbox app just got one of its monthly updates, adding new features, better Game DVR and friend controls, and lays the groundwork for game streaming, which is expected to come next month.
Microsoft has released another bundled version of its white Xbox One console, this time coming with "Halo: The Master Chief Collection." The bundle will only be available for a limited time.