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Friday, 03 January 2014 09:33

Microsoft's Chief Engineer retires

Microsoft's chief engineer, Jon DeVaan made his decision that in the new year the time has come to shift focus on family, rather than work.

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Friday, 13 December 2013 09:53

2 million Xbox One consoles sold

Xbox One since the appearance on the market on 22nd November bought more than two million players, Microsoft confirmed. Statistics says that since the release of the console every day was sold 111,111 copies.

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Thursday, 12 December 2013 06:09

Demo version not a "must" anymore on Xbox Live

Development teams who want their games to be included in the Xbox Live offer of Arcade games on Xbox 360 had to make sure to offer players a demo version so that everyone could try out a game before buying. Microsoft was the one that insisted on this practice but not so long after the release of Xbox One they confirmed that this practice will become a past tense.

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In a move that would have made Steve Jobs proud Microsoft is apparently leaning on developers to only develop for their Xbox One platform or delay any release for other console platforms. The news comes as developer Witch Beam, is claiming that due to restrictions in the ID@Xbox program they are being forced to delay their new game Assault Android Cactus because they already have plans to launch games on other consoles.

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In 2003 Microsoft started work on a new kernel for their operating systems that was smaller, more efficient and working in ways that no other OS had before Microsoft called this Singularity. It represented a completely different approach to software and operating system design. In 2008 Microsoft released the last version of Singularity was released to the public from Microsoft and the project was “officially” ended in 2010. For many we thought this was the end of the project and the end of a shift in thought from Microsoft.

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Wednesday, 27 November 2013 22:08

Free game for owners of broken Xbox One consoles

A smaller portion of the supplied Xbox One consoles arrived on the market with broken optical drive, about which we wrote a few days ago, and Microsoft shortly afterwards promised that all the broken consoles will be replaced as soon as possible.

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Monday, 25 November 2013 20:58

Problems with Xbox One's optical drive

PlayStation 4 had so called Blue Light of Death, and it seems that even the launch of Xbox One can't go without much problems that are "affectionately" called Disc Drive of Death. Specifically, a small number of Xbox one owners got the console with a defective optical drive.

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Monday, 18 November 2013 20:13

Has Apple really bought PrimeSense?

Israeli website, Calcalist, has published information that Apple will buy Israeli company PrimeSense, known for its motion-sensing technology... for the second time (this information was published for the first time in July).

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Monday, 04 November 2013 20:19

Xbox One will support DLNA

Sony in the recently released FAQ, announced that a new PlayStation will not be able to serve as a media server, and will not support playback of audio CDs or MP3 files which was quite upsetting for users who also use console, beside just for playing, to enjoy other multimedia content.

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Unlike the Xbox 360, which on the surface could be set up horizontally or vertically, Xbox One is designed exclusively for horizontal position and if users decide to set up the console to the upright position they might end up in some serious problems.

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