Microsoft Will Support Game Gifting

Earlier today, we spoke about GameStop canceling their Power Pass service days before launch. This game rental service was designed to be gifted to friends and family. While that may be a bummer for some people, Microsoft has begun offering game gifting to all Xbox One users. After testing earlier this year, Microsoft gamers will…

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Near Share is Microsoft’s Version of AirDrop

Apple’s AirDrop feature always sounded good. However, since I only had one Apple device the feature was useless to me. However, Microsoft seems to be testing its own version of the feature. “Near Share” is the latest feature for Windows 10 that will be released on Wednesday. It is designed to make sharing a document…

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Microsoft Looking Into Streaming Service

PlayStation has had a video game streaming service for a few years now. Problem with their service is that it only streams some current content but mostly PlayStation 3 games. In an interview with Microsoft’s Phil Spencer, Microsoft may come with a new streaming service that won’t even require a console. “While software and services…

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Windows 10 Last Official Free Upgrade Ending Soon

For the longest time, users have always had the ability to upgrade to Windows 10. In July 2016, Microsoft ended the mass free upgrade to Windows 10 with the anniversary release. However, there was always a backup version of the upgrade. If you used assistive technology to operate your Windows machine, you were still eligible…

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Outlook.com Premium Moves to Office 365

Microsoft is killing off its Outlook.com Premium service. The service, which had an annual fee of $49.95, and offered services like ad-free Outlook will move over to Office 365 subscribers. On Monday, if you want ad-free Outlook, all you need to have is Office 365. Although, if you are already subscribed to Office 365, the…

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Microsoft Saw Amazing Growth in Q1

Microsoft has been making a few inroads in the last quarter. They announced their first quarterly earnings for 2018. The company begins their fiscal year in July and was a growth from their last one. Overall, the company reported a $24.5 billion in overall revenue. That is a 12 percent increase from this time last…

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Microsoft Kills Off The Kinect

It’s been seven years since the introduction of the Kinect by Microsoft, as part of their motion-dedicated device to combat the Nintendo Wii. Since it’s removal as a mandatory bundling with the Xbox One, it’s future remained in doubt. Microsoft confirmed on Wednesday that it will no longer manufacture the device and none will be…

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4 Xbox 360 Games Getting Xbox One X Enhancements

One of the biggest selling points Microsoft is using on the Xbox One X is their Enhanced program. According to IGN, Microsoft announced on Monday that four Xbox 360 games will be included in the enhancements. The enhancements for the upcoming games will include tweaks that increase the on-screen pixels to nine times, some will…

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