This Week’s Lineup of Deals with Gold Games for Xbox 360 and Xbox One Unveiled
Oct 15, 2015 Microsoft has unveiled the discounted games that are featured for this week's Deals with Gold program. The discounts being offered by the tech giant for its avid Xbox One and Xbox 360 gamers range from 15 to 75 percent.
Microsoft Exec Admits PS4’s Superiority; Promises to Improve Xbox One for Gamers
Oct 12, 2015 Phil Spencer, the head of Microsoft's Xbox division, said that instead of worrying about competitors, the company will focus on improving its services and products for gamers. The executive made the statement after admitting that Sony's PlayStation 4 console is currently beating the Xbox One in terms of sales.
Microsoft Confirms Latest Version of OS Will Hit Mobile Devices in December
Oct 08, 2015 Microsoft has announced that it will begin to roll out the Windows 10 mobile OS as an over-the-air update to eligible devices starting in December of this year. The tech giant made the confirmation through a Facebook post in response to users' queries about the upcoming firmware.
Microsoft Officially Unveils Latest Laptop-Tablet Hybrid
Oct 07, 2015 Microsoft has officially introduced the latest flagship device from its Surface Pro line. Although the latest iteration looks a bit like the Surface Pro 3 at first glance, the new device sports a few notable changes and improvements.
New Bundle Comes with Three Games Including ‘Gears of War: Ultimate Edition’ for $399
Sep 30, 2015 Microsoft has unveiled another discount deal for its Xbox One console. For the entire month of October, gamers can get their hands on a brand new gaming system with 1TB of hard drive space as well as three new games including "Rare Replay," "Ori and the Blind Forest" and "Gears of War: Ultimate Edition."
Lineup of Free Games for Xbox’s Games with Gold for October 2015 Unveiled
Sep 25, 2015 Microsoft has unveiled next month's complete lineup of games that will be released for free for the Games with Gold program for Xbox One and Xbox 360 gamers. As part of the rules for the Games with Gold, only those with active Xbox Live Gold memberships will be able to access and play the free games.
Microsoft Office 2016 Goes Live; Features Skype for Business and Collaborative Editing
Sep 23, 2015 Microsoft has officially unveiled the new Microsoft Office for the Windows and Mac platforms. Dubbed as the Microsoft Office 2016, it comes with various new features to enhance the overall user experience.
Lumia 550 Specs & Release Date: New Leaks Show Off Microsoft’s Budget-Friendly Smartphone
Sep 22, 2015 Images of Microsoft's Lumia 550 handset have leaked online. Based on its appearance and rumored specs, the device could be released by Microsoft as a budget-friendly smartphone.
‘Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn’ Features & Game Play: Microsoft Exec Explains Why Game Did Not Arrive for Xbox Consoles
Sep 21, 2015 Phil Spencer, the head of Microsoft's Xbox brand, came forward to explain why "Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn" didn't, and probably will never, arrive for the Xbox One or Xbox 360 consoles. According to the executive, the consoles were snubbed primarily due developer Square Enix's business strategy.
Xbox Maker Predicts Major Price Cut for PlayStation Consoles in the U.S.
Sep 21, 2015 Microsoft, not Sony, predicted that the price of the PlayStation 4 console could drop even more in the U.S. before this year ends. This is according to Phil Spencer, the head of Microsoft's Xbox division.
Microsoft Working on Fix for Handsets Broken by Latest OS Platform
Sep 18, 2015 Microsoft announced that it is working on helping users whose smartphones were bricked by a Windows 10 update. According to the company, the firmware contained a bug which allowed non-supported devices to download and install the update
Microsoft Testing Out Connected Car Prototype Featuring Cortana
Sep 17, 2015 It seems Microsoft is looking to go beyond the world of PCs and smartphones with the introduction of its virtual personal assistant Cortana in automobiles. With the help of Cortana, drivers will be able to view information they need through a connected car's windshield.
Microsoft Sends Out Invitations for October 6 Press Event
Sep 15, 2015 Microsoft is rumored to be preparing to launch its Surface Pro 4 hybrid device during an event scheduled on October 6. Various sources noted that the company has already started sending out invitations for an event happening in New York City.
‘Minecraft’ News & Game Play: Upcoming Update to Include Cross-Platform Multiplayer Feature
Sep 09, 2015 Microsoft announced that the popular sandbox-game "Minecraft" is now ready to go cross-platform through an upcoming update. According to the tech giant, the new feature will allow gamers on different platforms play at the same time.
Microsoft Surface Pro 4 Specs & Release Date: Here's Everything We Need To Know About Microsoft's 2015 Laplet
Aug 25, 2015 With the Microsoft Pro Surface 4's rumored launch date fast approaching, many of the laplet's major details are already beginning to emerge. According to various sources, the upcoming device from Microsoft is expected to be a major upgrade over its predecessor.