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Dell Officially Abandons Windows RT, Microsoft Now Only Company Selling Windows RT

Dell Officially Abandons Windows RT, Microsoft Now Only Company Selling Windows RT

Windows RT has been a troubled operating system from the start. The first and biggest problem is that Microsoft never bothered to show customers the difference between Windows RT and Windows 8. In fact, it basically blended the two operating systems together in its advertising. There is a huge difference between Windows RT and Windows 8. Namely, Windows RT users can only access the bad part of

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What Steve Ballmer’s New “One Microsoft” Policy Means to You

What Steve Ballmer’s New “One Microsoft” Policy Means to You

Steve Ballmer is leaving behind quite the legacy at Microsoft. Whether it’s a good or bad legacy remains to be seen, but one of Ballmer’s most important campaigns may be his new One Microsoft policy, which aims to unite all of Microsoft’s products, programs, and tools towards a single goal. I don’t know about you, but that sounds like some corny marketing talk. So I dived a little furth

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Games for Windows Live Will Be Discontinued on July 1, 2014

Games for Windows Live Will Be Discontinued on July 1, 2014

Games for Windows Live got off to a bad start and then it followed up on that bad start by getting worse and worse. Initially designed as a competitor for Steam, GFWL never took off because of a myriad of problems. First, Microsoft tried to charge gamers a monthly fee for the privilege of using GFWL. Then, some game developers forced users to use GFWL whether they liked it or not. Next, Microso

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Microsoft Admits that Windows Device Sales Haven’t Met Expectations

Microsoft Admits that Windows Device Sales Haven’t Met Expectations

Windows 8 was released in October of 2012. Since that time, Windows 8 laptops and tablets have been released in the millions. Unfortunately, sales of all of these devices have been mostly underwhelming. The tech world already knew that, but when pressed for comment, Microsoft would always say that sales figures were right on track and that the company had sold plenty of Windows 8 licenses. W

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Get Ready to See Windows Stores in Your Local Best Buy – Microsoft Unveiling 600 Locations in the US and Canada This Summer

Get Ready to See Windows Stores in Your Local Best Buy – Microsoft Unveiling 600 Locations in the US and Canada This Summer

For years, Apple had an exclusive relationship with Best Buy. Apple was the only company to have official Apple stores inside most Best Buy locations. This undoubtedly fuelled the rise of Apple over the last decade and won the hearts and minds of Apple users around the world by giving them a convenient place to test out new Apple products. Well, it looks like Apple’s reign of terror over Best

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The Xbox One Could Stop Playing Movies If More People Walk Into Room to Watch

The Xbox One Could Stop Playing Movies If More People Walk Into Room to Watch

News about the Xbox One continues to get bleaker and bleaker for Microsoft. After a devastating E3, where Microsoft was nearly booed off stage and enjoyed a lackluster reception from angry techies, recent patent news suggests that Microsoft could unveil a technology that monitors how many people are in the room at a certain time and charges more for movies and other content based on the number of

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Xbox One’s E3 Demo Was Actually Powered By Nvidia Graphics and Windows 7

Xbox One’s E3 Demo Was Actually Powered By Nvidia Graphics and Windows 7

Microsoft’s disastrous E3 unveiling keeps getting worse. After a lukewarm reception to the Xbox One’s games and price point, an internet user named Julian Rignail pictures of a technician working on the Xbox One display. Rignail posted a message saying that: “I just played an Xbox One game using an Xbox One controller that crashed…to a Windows 7, Hewlett Packard-branded desktop. Magi

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Microsoft Releases Windows 8.1 Video and Announces Beta Release for June 26, 2013

Microsoft Releases Windows 8.1 Video and Announces Beta Release for June 26, 2013

Windows 8.1, or Windows Blue, or whatever you want to call it, has been on the horizon for quite some time. Today, that horizon got a lot closer as Microsoft finally revealed some of the key features in Windows 8.1. And yes, it looks like Microsoft is bringing back the Start button. Check out the video below to get an idea of the kind of new features that Windows 8.1 will bring to the table. So

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According to Hardware Components Researcher, Xbox One Will Sell for $399, PlayStation 4 Will Cost $349

According to Hardware Components Researcher, Xbox One Will Sell for $399, PlayStation 4 Will Cost $349

The year a new series of consoles gets released is always an exciting time for gamers and PC enthusiasts alike. Even for PC gamers who want to speed up their PCs, it’s interesting to watch what each new console brings to the table and where the majority of gamers will eventually flock. Such is the case with this fall’s release of the Xbox One and the PlayStation 4, a rivalry that continues

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5 Things We Still Don’t Know About the Xbox One

5 Things We Still Don’t Know About the Xbox One

The Xbox One was finally revealed in late May. But there are still plenty of things we don’t know about the console. And the things we do know are pretty controversial (like the inability to buy used games or play older Xbox games). Anyways, here are 5 things we don’t know about the Xbox One, but hope to find out in the near future: 5) Pricing, availability, and a release date Writing

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