Microsoft unveils tiny new Xbox wireless adapter for Windows 10

Microsoft also introduced three fresh color options this week for its Xbox Wireless Controller: Green/Grey, ‘Patrol Tech Special Edition,’ and ‘Volcano Shadow Special Edition.’

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/08/02/microsoft-unveils-tiny-new-xbox-wireless-adapter-for-windows-10.html

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Can You Build a $500 Gaming PC to Match the Xbox One X?

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Can you build a PC — or upgrade one — to match the Xbox One X’s capabilities? It’s going to depend on what hardware you have already, but we step through the options and what’s available today.

The post Can You Build a $500 Gaming PC to Match the Xbox One X? appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/gaming/251081-build-500-gaming-pc-xbox-one-x?source=Computing

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Original Xbox games might come to PCs eventually, Xbox chief says

Imagine having Halo or Splinter Cell available to play again on your PC or Xbox One. Xbox chief Phil Spencer wants to make it happen.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/06/14/original-xbox-games-might-come-to-pcs-eventually-xbox-chief-says.html

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Microsoft’s new Project Scorpio Xbox could blow the PS4 Pro out of the water, challenge high-end PCs

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Microsoft’s Project Scorpio isn’t just a huge leap ahead for the Xbox One. Microsoft is showing game demos that could put its newest console on par with some high-end PCs, for a fraction of the price.

The post Microsoft’s new Project Scorpio Xbox could blow the PS4 Pro out of the water, challenge high-end PCs appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/gaming/247266-microsofts-new-project-scorpio-xbox-blow-ps4-water-challenge-high-end-pcs?source=Computing

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Microsoft’s Project Scorpio will improve games at 1080p as well as offering 4K

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New rumors concerning the Xbox One Scorpio suggest both 1080p and 4K gamers have advantages to look forward to when Microsoft’s major console refresh ships this winter.

The post Microsoft’s Project Scorpio will improve games at 1080p as well as offering 4K appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/gaming/245737-microsofts-project-scorpio-will-improve-games-1080p-well-offering-4k?source=Computing

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Microsoft Expands Xbox Gaming Territory


Microsoft on Monday launched a new lineup of Xbox game devices at its E3 conference, including Xbox One S, its smallest and most compact console to date. The company also previewed the highly anticipated Project Scorpio, which it claims will be the most powerful game console ever created. The product rollout is part of an effort to bring top quality gaming experiences to customers wherever they want to play and on their choice of devices. The new Xbox Play Anywhere program will allow game play on Xbox consoles or Windows 10 devices.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/83605.html?rss=1

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Report claims smaller Xbox One coming soon, more powerful model, possible Oculus Rift support arrive in 2017

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Microsoft is reportedly working on a more powerful Xbox One for 2017, while a slimmed down model will launch this year. If true, this would hand the PS4 Neo dominance of this year’s Christmas holiday at a time when the Xbox One is already lagging its rival.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/229143-report-claims-smaller-xbox-one-coming-soon-more-powerful-model-possible-oculus-rift-support-arrive-in-2017

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Microsoft reveals Xbox One gamers will be able to play against PS4, PC players

In an blog post on the Xbox Wire this Monday, ID@Xbox director Chris Charla announced that Xbox One developers will now have the ability to include cross-network support within their games.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/03/14/microsoft-reveals-xbox-one-gamers-will-be-able-to-play-against-ps4-pc-players.html

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Microsoft mulling Apple TV competitor in slimmed-down Xbox One, report says

Article Image Rumors of a “lightweight” Xbox One are gaining steam as 2016 approaches, with a report on Wednesday claiming Microsoft is experimenting with a gaming console hybrid device that could take on Apple TV.

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Xbox One vs. PlayStation 4: Which game console is best?

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How do the PS4 and Xbox One compare with each other? If you’re thinking about buying one of these two consoles — or just want ammunition for bragging rights — here’s what you need to know.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/gaming/156273-xbox-720-vs-ps4-vs-pc-how-the-hardware-specs-compare

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Forget PS4 and Xbox One: Can Apple TV compete with the iPhone?

Look, we all knew that the reports of the Apple TV potentially trumping the PS4 and Xbox One were overblown, but all along, I was holding out hope that the Apple TV’s long-awaited update would be a step forward for gaming on Apple devices.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/09/16/forget-ps4-and-xbox-one-can-apple-tv-compete-with-iphone/

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Windows 10 coming to Xbox One in November with new UI

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Microsoft has announced that the Xbox One will upgrade to Windows 10 in November — alongside a bevy of other announcements, UI changes, and future capabilities for the platform.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/gaming/211732-windows-10-coming-to-xbox-one-in-november-with-new-ui

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Microsoft's New Groove


Microsoft’s Music app, formerly known as “Xbox Music,” will sport a makeover when it arrives rebranded in Windows 10 as “Groove,” the company announced earlier this week.
Groove’s dancing partner will be the all-new Movies & TV app. “Groove Music Pass” will replace “Xbox Music Pass” as the name of the $10-a-month premium streaming service. Microsoft plans to migrate current subscribers of Xbox Music Pass to Groove Music Pass for free. The apps will be a go on July 29, when the commercial version of the new OS is launched, Microsoft said.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/82249.html?rss=1

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Halo 5: Guardians brings manhunts and giant multiplayer matches this October

Halo 5: Guardians kicked off Microsoft’s Xbox press conference this year, and while the gameplay shown was curiously brief, it builds on the Spartan Locke vs. Master Chief showdown that Microsoft and 343 Industries have been pushing so much over the past several months.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/06/15/halo-5-guardians-brings-manhunts-and-giant-multiplayer-matches-this-october/

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The week in Windows 10: Clean installs on upgrades, new push for PC/Xbox integration

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Microsoft has announced Windows 10 can be installed clean to upgraded devices, while the Xbox development head is hammering on PC-Xbox cross-compatibility. Will Microsoft flub the PC side of things again?

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/gaming/207419-the-week-in-windows-10-free-upgrade-will-allow-for-clean-installs-microsoft-pushes-pcxbox-integration

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