Sometimes moves made by the Big names in the Tech industry get too complex that they get hard to comprehend. For instance, the decision reverted to bring Start button in Windows 8.1 but not the Start menu. Such steps limit the company being aggressive, and now news has been publicized that the second generation Kinect sensor (comes with Xbox One) isn’t going to plug into PCs, reason being it’s having a proprietary connector.
During the latest BUILD event Microsoft announced that anyone will be able to download the public preview for Windows 8.1 right away. It looks like Microsoft has made the preview for Windows 8.1 available to the public so here is how you can download it and get it running on your machine.
Just when the controversy over Microsoft’s update to the Xbox 360 couldn’t possibly get any juicer, it did.
A few days ago, Microsoft retracted two of their more upsetting features for the Xbox One – that of a required always-on connection and the inability to play any used games. In a statement by Don Mattrick, an Xbox executive, the company reversed the decision that insisted on DRM policy for used and shared games and that the 24 hour online requirement was nixed, meaning players can take their Xbox One anywhere.
Offering discount is a wise way of attracting consumer to your product and to avail the most amazing discount opportunity, it is just the right time to get your hands on the Microsoft Surface RT and Surface Pro. According to the sources, Microsoft is giving away its first generation Surface tablets for free or either at an amazingly low price, reason being it wants to clear the stock before the second generation products arrive.
Our very old start button is back again, but this time you will find a long list of modifications to go with it. Windows 8.1 will be available for as a preview in a few weeks time and shall be released before this year ends. Remember this will be a free update! Just wait and see what it has got for you.
Now with the announcement of Xbox One, AMD has confirmed through a Tweet that it is powered by a single-chip, semi-custom APU co-developed by AMD and Microsoft. This tweet reveals that Microsoft and AMD have worked closely for the APU powering Xbox One which features 8 cores, an embedded GPU and 8GB of RAM. It is rather strange that why Microsoft is so quite about the specs while Sony has openly announced the internals of their PS4.
Microsoft’s Xbox Reveal event was held today at Microsoft’s Redmond campus. If you missed it we have all of the information on the next generation Xbox console. After months of speculation the official name of the console will be Xbox One. The Xbox One is made to be an “all-in-one” box that interacts with all the devices in your home theater. Microsoft’s Don Mattrick said the core strategy is “simple, instant and complete.” The Xbox One will be available “later this year” and will ship with a new Kinect motion camera and controller. Read on as we go over some of the new features.
Last week we had confirmed that Windows Blue will be called Windows 8.1 and would be an update to Windows. We now know this update will be free through the Windows store and will not be a service pack. It seems like Microsoft is finally getting it and offering seamless and free OTA (over the air) updates for their operating system.
After tons of rumors, leaked screenshots and much more it looks like Microsoft has finally has confirmed the existence of Windows 8.1, which is better known as Windows Blue. Microsoft let the information go in a interview with Tami Reller (Microsoft’s CFO) on the official Windows Blog.
One of the big things many gamers have been worried about with the next generation Xbox is that it would require an always-on internet connection. While we have internet pretty much everywhere these days there are some instances where it is not available, or when it goes out. Well it seems that you will still have some features available to your next generation Xbox if this happens. These features include playing a single-player game, watching a Blu-ray disc or viewing live TV.
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