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Microsoft offers $150 Kinect, but does anyone actually want one?

Starting on October 7th, the unbundled version of the Xbox One's Kinect sensor will go on sale for a whopping $150. That's right, one hundred and fifty American dollars for a peripheral that ...

6 hours ago from Extremetech

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Microsoft Cracking Down On Fake Apps In Windows Store

We're sure that many of you guys have come across apps while browsing the app store that seem to resemble other apps. They might share a similar-ish logo and a similar-ish name, but for ...

1 hours ago from Ubergizmo

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The bad news: the Start Screen isn't going anywhere in the next version of Windows.

The bad news: the Start Screen isn't going anywhere in the next version of Windows. The good news: it will be much, much better. Read more...

20 hours ago from Gizmodo

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Exclusive: Microsoft CEO Nadella to visit China amid antitrust probe - source

BEIJING (Reuters) - Microsoft Corp Chief Executive Officer Satya Nadella is set to visit China in late September, a source familiar with the matter said on Thursday, as the Chinese government ...

2 hours ago from Reuters Technology

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'BioShock' will be available on iOS tonight for $14.99

BioShock on iOS is a true testament to how far mobile gaming has come. And starting today, you'll be able to return to Rapture and experience this new port of an old classic for yourself. ...

8 hours ago from The Verge

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'Doctor Who' is coming to 'Minecraft' on Xbox 360 next month

Simply put, Doctor Who and Minecraft are two worldwide sensations, each extremely popular in their own entertainment category. Thus, it just kind of makes sense to bring the two together. Thankfully ...

6 hours ago from Engadget

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'Pokken Tournament' is the Pokémon brawler you've been dreaming of

It used to be that if you wanted to make two Pokémon really wail on each other, you'd have to fire up a fan-made game like Pokémon: Type Wild. At long last, those days are over: after a bit ...

Tue 26 Aug 14 from Engadget

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Microsoft's Cooks Up Functional Surface Pro 3 Made From Cardboard

While cardboard might not necessarily be the most hi-tech material available at the moment, it has a lot of use, such as building boxes, and in some instances forming the frame of a virtual ...

16 hours ago from Ubergizmo

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NSA spying revelations spur China to launch desktop OS to rival Windows by October

China is planning to unveil a new operating system to rival Microsoft's Windows as soon as October after revelations regarding NSA surveillance have triggered a backlash against Western software ...

Tue 26 Aug 14 from The Independent

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A newbie's guide to why so many people are watching Twitch

Like sports, watching other people game can be as addictive as gaming yourself.

Tue 26 Aug 14 from Arstechnica

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