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Xbox One keyboard, mouse support is really coming

Xbox One keyboard, mouse support is really coming

This is one of those things that you’re almost 200% sure is going to happen but is only a question of “when”. Microsoft itself has more or less confirmed that there is a huge amount of interest if not demand for keyboard and mouse support for the Xbox One consoles but it hasn’t exactly put that down in quotable writing. That was until the company’s Polish office accidentally revealed Microsoft’s plans to create a new “Xbox Master Race”.

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Netflix HDR Windows 10 streaming support goes live

Netflix HDR Windows 10 streaming support goes live

Though connecting a PC to a TV to stream your favorite Netflix shows isn't as popular as it once was, many still watch shows on their Windows 10 device. Assuming that device has a display that supports High Dynamic Range (HDR), you'll now be able to watch Netflix's HDR content with it. The company announced Windows 10 HDR support today, saying it is available in both the app and Microsoft's browser.

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Photosynth reborn in Microsoft Pix iOS update

Photosynth reborn in Microsoft Pix iOS update

Near the beginning of the year, Microsoft announced the shut down of a service called Photosynth. That shut down came as something of a surprise, as it ended a 9 year run for Photosynth, which allowed users to turn their photos into 3D panoramas. Today, however, it's getting a new lease on life by way of a new update to Microsoft Pix on iOS.

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Windows 10 Timeline feature arrives in preview build 17063

Windows 10 Timeline feature arrives in preview build 17063

Microsoft has announced Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 17063, and with it comes the OS's new Timeline feature. With Timeline, Windows 10 users can view a timeline of past activities, apps, and files, making it easier to get back to what you were doing earlier. For example, if you were working on a document titled "Report.docx," that file will appear in the timeline; click on it and you'll go right back to working on it.

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Chrome comes to the Windows Store (kind of) [Update]

Chrome comes to the Windows Store (kind of) [Update]

In an interesting turn of events, Google Chrome appeared on the Windows Store today. Even though we never thought we'd see it there, it appears that Google is looking to attract some Windows Store adherents to its web browser. There are a few things that make this strange, especially when you realize that Google hasn't published an actual app to the Windows Store.

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Microsoft Andromeda folding tablet would be an Android dream

Microsoft Andromeda folding tablet would be an Android dream

A set of renders of the Microsoft Andromeda tablet appeared this morning, and it looks amazing. The wallpaper the designer used got me thinking: what would it be like to have this device running iOS? And more realistically, what would it be like to have a device like this running Android?

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iTunes Microsoft Store release delayed, Windows 10 S users left waiting

iTunes Microsoft Store release delayed, Windows 10 S users left waiting

Windows users have long had access to iTunes, and the availability is as simple to get as going to Apple's website to download the software. Back in May, however, the companies announced that iTunes will be made available in the Microsoft Store -- that is, in Microsoft's online store for downloading apps. Why make it available there when users can download it from Apple? Because that's the only way Windows 10 S users will be able to get it.

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Xbox One X gets a tempting PUBG deal

Xbox One X gets a tempting PUBG deal

That PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds is doing well on Xbox One isn't really much of a shock. The game has become one of the most successful PC games of all time, so to hear Microsoft announce today that it has attracted more than 1 million players in its first 48 hours is just par for the course. It's impressive, no doubt, but it's to be expected given PUBG's meteoric rise in popularity on PC.

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Folding Microsoft Surface outed in new patent drawings

Folding Microsoft Surface outed in new patent drawings

For years now, rumors about foldable tablets and smartphones have been periodically springing up. Two of the companies that are usually at the heart of these rumors are Samsung and, more recently, Microsoft. We're getting new reason to believe that Microsoft is working on some foldable devices of its own, and it revolves around a new patent filing that has just been discovered.

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Bing AI features add Reddit posts, multiple perspectives to search results

Bing AI features add Reddit posts, multiple perspectives to search results

Microsoft has taken the wraps off new artificial intelligence features for its search engine Bing, as well as Cortana and Office 365. The company unveiled the new abilities at an event in San Francisco today, explaining that AI has the ability to bring about the intelligent tools that consumers want. Whether it is asking for help or seeking answers, artificial intelligence -- and Microsoft's products that use it -- are here to help.

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PUBG Xbox One: Unlock times and controller layout revealed

PUBG Xbox One: Unlock times and controller layout revealed

It's a big week for Xbox One owners. Tomorrow, PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds - one of the biggest game releases of the year - is coming to console by way of an Xbox One launch. Given the game's meteoric rise on PC, you can bet that Xbox One owners are pretty excited for this release, and many of them will be looking to play as soon as the servers go live.

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Microsoft Store 12 Days of Deals kicks off with a Surface Pro

Microsoft Store 12 Days of Deals kicks off with a Surface Pro

Missed Black Friday and Cyber Monday? No big deal because an even longer list of deals is coming your way. If you have a soft spot for Microsoft, that is. Select Microsoft Stores will be conducting the company’s annual 12 Days of Deals to keep you on your toes each day all the way until the 17th. Better not blink because once the 24 hours are over, they’re gone.

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