From Android à la MODE and Windows on Apple Watch, to Intel out of phones, Microsoft's not-so-special offers, and BlackBerry's Marshmallow bunkum, it's our regular roundup of the week's top tech news.
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Microsoft: Windows 10 Anniversary Update available on Aug. 2 - here's what's new
99% of Windows 10 Mobile devices are Lumias (and other Windows phone insights)
Ransomware: what it is, and what you can do about it
With six weeks to go until E3 2016, rumors are already getting started over what's going to be announced this year, including by Microsoft, which is said to be unveiling new hardware at the event.
Microsoft has announced the selection of Xbox 360 and Xbox One games that can be obtained through its Games with Gold program next month. The games require an Xbox Live Gold subscription.
AMD confirmed three "design wins" at a recent investor call. The news suggests that we could see new gaming consoles this year which will use the AMD hardware, but AMD's CEO wouldn't give specifics.
Sony's unconfirmed Playstation 4 Neo is the talk of the gaming world, which is leading a lot of people to ask if Microsoft is following suit with a new Xbox One. But that would be a big mistake!
Microsoft has announced that production of its Xbox 360 has ended after more than ten years. The console will remain on sale while stocks last, and the company says it will continue to support it.
A tiny bit of evidence has sparked new rumors that Microsoft might be gearing up to release an updated version of the Xbox One at E3 in June. The new console would feature more powerful internals.
Microsoft has unveiled the special edition Xbox One controllers that users can win during this year's Pax East convention. They're inspired by major titles like Quantum Break and Overwatch.
From MS v DOJ and BSOD QRs, to PC OEM woes, QuickTime caution, Android 7.0, Surface luxury, Insider discounts, and Sprint's broken Priv promise, it's our regular roundup of the week's top tech news.
The PlayStation 4 was the best-selling console in the US, claiming top spot partially thanks to The Division. But Microsoft is looking to the future and touting the success of Quantum Break.
If you want to sample some of the most anticipated titles of this year, betas for the DOOM, Gears of War 4, Overwatch, Halo 5 Warzone Firefight and more will arrive on Xbox this week.
Microsoft's press conference at the E3 gaming expo will take place on June 13, where we'll find out about new games heading to the Xbox One, as well as the console's Windows 10 Anniversary Update.
The science-fiction shooter Quantum Break is off to a very strong start after becoming the best-selling new IP for Xbox One and seeing strong sales worldwide, topping the UK sales charts.
Microsoft is ramping up promotions for one of the biggest games of 2016 with the first teaser trailer for Gears of War 4 during Fear the Walking Dead's season premiere Sunday.
From Microsoft savings and Priv price cuts, to HP's sleek Spectre, Surface phones, Quantum Break out, and a lick of paint for Google Play, it's our regular roundup of the week's top tech news.
Microsoft's most important game of 2016, Gears of War 4, has been confirmed for an October release date, and the game's invite-only multiplayer beta will go live later this month.
From the minds at Amplitude Studios comes a game that is three genres in one - challenging and adventurous all at the same time. Now on Xbox One, is 'Dungeon of the Endless' worth your consideration?
With rumors that a new PlayStation is on the horizon, how is Microsoft preparing to solidify the offerings in its Xbox stable? If an upgraded Xbox is not in the cards, is it an entirely new console?
Following growing rumors of a possible 'PS 4.5' Xbox head Phil Spencer has dismissed the idea of an 'Xbox 1.5' stating that if "we're going to move forward, I want to move forward in big numbers."
Ubisoft Massive talks about Tom Clancy's The Division's first major update, called "Incursions", and how it will improve many aspects of the game as well as add much harder end-game content.
Announced at BUILD 2016 in San Francisco today, Microsoft will bring one of the most requested features to the Xbox One this summer: the ability to play background music during game play.
Microsoft and 343 Industries continue to offer post-launch support for Xbox's most important exclusive franchise. The "Ghosts of Meridian" DLC is coming soon with notable multiplayer updates.
One of the most anticipated titles for Xbox One is almost here. With just over a week until launch, the storage requirements for Quantum Break's TV episodes have been spotted, and they're significant.
We're approaching the end of March, which means that your chance to grab this month's free games from Xbox are numbered and another round of free games is nearly upon us.
It has been asked before: would you be interested in a digital buy back program for your Xbox One games? Well the question is being raised again by Microsoft in the form of a new survey.
Starting next week, Microsoft will begin slashing prices on numerous video games, TV shows and movies. If you're in the market for a new Xbox One console, there's a big price drop on consoles too.
Amid claims of sexism, Phil Spencer apologized after last night's Xbox GDC event featured women dancing for the largely male audience, saying it "was unequivocally wrong and will not be tolerated."
Microsoft thinks HDR TVs and displays will be the next big thing instead of 4K. So the company will give developers new tools to target these displays in DirectX 12 on Xbox One and Windows 10.
From Apple antitrust and Galaxy goodness, to Surface discounts, Redstone's delay, Universal apps, and Microsoft's mobile market share meltdown, it's our regular roundup of the week's top tech news.
Recently, Xbox One Preview users lost the ability to snap achievements. Mike Ybarra has now stated that the Xbox team has heard the feedback and that the feature will soon return.
New info has been released regarding Microsoft's big 2016 shooter Gears of War 4. The game will be a direct sequel to Gears of War 3, but the people and places have changed.
Xbox Live, typically a rock-solid online gaming platform, has seen its share of issues lately. With all of the reported online outages, Microsoft may look to make up for lost time for its subscribers.
From Amazon shocks and the power of 10, to Windows 10 Mobile's no-show, Google's self-crashing car, more Pi, and an Epic attack on Microsoft, it's our regular roundup of the week's top tech news.
Phil Spencer talks about the future of Xbox hardware and how Microsoft is exploring its options for upgrading its hardware without pushing an entire new generation of consoles
Vampires, blueberries, and Electrobots oh my! Rally your friends and go on an adventure to save your world from imminent apocalyptic doom in this hilarious turn based strategy game.
I go hands-on with a future version of Minecraft featuring support for the Oculus Rift VR headset. Watch me battle monsters and explore the blocky terrain through a new perspective.
Yet another hacking group aimed to take down Microsoft's Xbox Live network, causing online outages between both parts of the United States and much of Europe. Was it out of anarchy or a wake up call?
The Coalition's studio head Rod Fergusson talks a bit about the high technical bar being set for the upcoming Gears of War 4 game, claiming the game will achieve 60 FPS and superb visuals.
Microsoft's Xbox Games with Gold offerings for February are nearing their end, which means we get to see what free titles Microsoft has for Xbox Live subscribers for the month of March.
The Xbox app will be receiving an update today with the features that the Xbox Beta app received a month ago. Xbox One will also receive an update tomorrow that Preview members received a month ago.
Bethesda offers good news for players wanting more Fallout 4 in their lives by detailing the first wave of DLC. Plus, the seasons pass is about to get a little more expensive.
What do you get when you band together former Halo, Guitar Hero, Bioshock and Rock Band developers? A cute/brutal survival-action game that is set to launch this month for Xbox, PC and Mac platforms.
...and in fact, that PC version will be available free to those who digitally pre-order the game for the Xbox One ahead of its launch on April 5. But that's not all Microsoft announced today.
Rocket League will be landing on your Xbox One consoles before the end of the month. Users will be getting exclusive cars if they purchase the game on Microsoft's consoles as well as free DLC.
The lead writer for the follow-up to the hugely popular 'Titanfall' speaks up about some new additions to the free-running shooter, which includes a full-fledged campaign mode and a spin-off TV show.
From the creators of the runaway hit game 'Minecraft' comes 'Cobalt' - a new scrolling action/adventure game that can be enjoyed by yourself or with a friend, and it's now available for download.
If you're clamoring for some new games on your Xbox One or Xbox 360, but don't have a lot of extra cash to spend, then perhaps the latest Games with Gold offerings for February might interest you.
Tom Clancy's The Division, an limited open-world shooter, enters its official beta play stage today. One report shows that the beta is running at full HD on the Xbox One.
Microsoft has refunded a father after his son went on a wild spending spree on a FIFA football (soccer) game. The bill totalled over $8,000, highlighting the need for more controls.
If you've been holding out on purchasing Mortal Kombat X, now might be the time as a new pre-order has arrived for the Xbox One that will include the original title, all DLCs and much more.