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Check out the Updated list of Xbox One X Enhanced Games

Xbox’s MajorNelson has updated the list of games that have been enhanced for Xbox One X, and there are few new titles as well. While the list started with 50, though 70 was the bar that was set, now there over 80 games on the list, and Microsoft aims to grow further. That official list goes to 130, and having ...

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GameStop might have Stopped its “Unlimited used Games Program”

Only a few weeks ago, we shared the GameStop”Power Pass Subscription” which allowed gamers to keep borrowing used disc-based games for a monthly subscription. Looks like the program has been halted already. We have elected to temporarily pause the rollout of the new PowerPass subscription service, based on a few program limitations we have identified. We feel this is the right ...

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Xbox One Digital Game Gifting is now available to all

As expected, Microsft has enabled the game gifting option on Xbox One to everyone, and holidays are just around the corner. Perfect Timing. It was one of the most requested features for Xbox One, which first became available to Xbox One Insiders.The new first broke out in July of this year and was confirmed by none other than Mike Ybarra ...

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Skype Professional Account aims to be your One-Stop solution to work with Clients

Microsoft is slowly, and steadily evolving Skype as a business product more than ever. In today’s announcement, Skype Blog is offering “Skype Professional Account” which will help business users to use Skype as a one-stop solution.  Available in preview, this program offers to book meetings with clients, accept payments, and keep notes. All this from one app, so everything is ...

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Mike Ybarra: The New Xbox Avatars will come in 2018

In August, Microsoft annoaunced they will be revamping the Xbox Avatar in a big way. Seems like this plan is now delayed until next year as per Mike Ybarra, Corporate VP of Windows & Xbox Gaming. It was expected that Microsoft will roll out an editor for Xbox Avatars which will offer: A great number of combination, and options for ...

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Alexa Skills now can keep users Engaged when Processing a Response

I have been using Echodot & Alexa Skills since 2 weeks now, there are two major caveats I have noticed till now. First is that there is no background processing support e.g. Music Playback when using another skill, and second many a time the response takes, relatively, a lot of time, and makes me wonder whats wrong, only to be ...

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