Author Archives: Ashish

Microsoft Teams Promotion Shows “Microsoft Branded” Android Phone

While many are waiting for Microsoft to come with an Android Phone as Windows 10 Mobile / Windows Phone is dead, Microsoft hasn’t sent out a hint about it.  However one of the promotional image of Microsoft Teams shows “Microsoft Branded” Android Phone. Check out the images below: The device actually looks similar to the likes of the Lumia 950 XL, ...

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Microsoft is Keeping the Windows 10 Mobile Insider Program Alive

Brandon LeBlanc (@brandonleblanc) Senior Program Manager at Microsoft on the Windows Insider Program Team has made it clear that Microsoft is not killing the Windows 10 Mobile Insider Program. Event since past 6 months has finally made sure that Windows 10 Mobile is dead, but there are devices which are still being used in the Enterprise, and Microsoft will have to ...

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Gifting Digital Games is Now Available on Xbox One

Finally, one of the most requested features for Xbox is here. The option to send games as a gift has been enabled for Insiders on Xbox One and will be rolled out to general user base later. This was rolled out post the Xbox Fall Update to members of the Alpha preview ring, build no 1711. Apart from gifting, you ...

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Backward Compatibility is baked into Xbox One Silicon

When Microsoft announced backward compatibility of Xbox 360 games for Xbox One, it not only took the world by a surprise, it was a WIN for those who been on Xbox for the start, and then who upgraded. Microsoft went an extra mile ahead, and this year, Xbox Team has brought the Original Xbox games to Xbox One. Today, Kareem Choudhry, ...

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Xbox One Consoles may get Wireless speaker support with WiSA

As Xbox becomes more media friendly, the need for support for keyboard, Bluetooth, wireless speaker, better Cortana integration is becoming a necessity. Pretty sure Microsoft already knows it, and the Xbox Division has joined the  Wireless Speaker and Audio Association (WiSA) which in future, hopefully, enable support for wireless speakers. It is also the first video gaming brand that has joined in. ...

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As Expected, Kinect is Dead as Microsoft Stops Production

I saw this long coming. Right, when Microsoft stopped building a port for Kinect into the Xbox One S, and instead offered a converter for those who upgraded from Xbox One to Xbox One S. I posted this on June 12th and it finally has happened. In my Opinion, Microsoft might just ditch Kinect in future, and let Mixed Reality ...

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