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Microsoft Demos Touch-Optimized Desktop in Latest Windows 10 Insider Build

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Microsoft’s touch-friendly tile UI arrived in Windows 8 where it was forced upon everyone all the time. Microsoft learned its lesson from that, and Windows ...

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Microsoft Makes It Easier to Bring DirectX 12 Games to Windows 7

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. When Microsoft launched Windows 10, it made its stance on DirectX 12 clear: Windows 10 would be the only OS that supported the company’s latest ...

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Sony, Microsoft, and Nintendo Will Require Loot Box Drop Rate Disclosures

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Loot boxes have been controversial since they were introduced. That controversy was turbo-charged back in 2017, when EA and DICE decided to make the entire ...

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A Million PCs May Be Vulnerable to BlueKeep Malware, Microsoft Urges Users to Patch

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Microsoft took the unusual step of issuing a security patch for long since discontinued operating systems like Windows XP and Server 2003 in mid-May. It ...

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Microsoft Announces Xbox Game Pass for PC

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Microsoft launched its subscription-based Xbox Game Pass in 2017, and the service has proven popular with avid console gamers. There has always been limited PC ...

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Sony, Microsoft Join Forces in Cloud Gaming and AI

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Sony and Microsoft have announced the inking of a strategic partnership between the two companies and implies they could work together on issues like hosting ...

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Not Dead Yet: Microsoft Issues Critical Security Patch for Windows XP

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. The incredible success of Windows XP has been something of a double-edged sword for Microsoft. On one hand, it dominated the desktop PC space for ...

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The New Microsoft Edge Browser Will Have an ‘IE Mode’

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Microsoft used to dominate the browser space, but then upstarts like Firefox and Chrome left it in the dust. Microsoft’s response was to retire Internet ...

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Microsoft Blocks May 2019 Windows Update on PCs With USB Storage, SD Cards

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Microsoft has announced that the upcoming Windows 10 May 2019 Update will not be available to anyone who has USB storage or an SD card ...

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Microsoft Brings DX12 to Windows 7 to Power World of Warcraft

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. When Microsoft launched Windows 10, it made one thing very clear: DirectX 12 and its support for low overhead draw calls and better overall CPU ...

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