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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Walmart dumps Windows for Mac; Plans to order One Hundred Thousand Mac

Looks like this year is going to be bad for Microsoft as we see more, and more big companies dumping Windows for Apple’s Macbook.  IBM was the first company which took this step, and many followed the lead. Looking at the reports from IBM, on how productive they had become without Windows, GE offered its 330,000 employees an option to ...

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Mixer.com can now Stream in 21 Languages

Mixer, Microsoft’s in-house solution for those who want to stream their games from Xbox, Windows 10 PC, and even from Android and iOS (only for supported games) now supports 21 languages. This means regional gamers, and viewers can now read things on the Mixer in their own native language, streamers can use their native language as usual, and Microsoft keeps ...

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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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Garmin drops support for its Smartwatch Vivoactive 3 on Windows phone

Looks like there are a lot of drops happening today. First Kinect, followed by Gameloft and Now Garmin has dropped support for its Fitness Tracker Vivoactive 3 on Windows Phone. While Fitbit is still supporting Windows Phone, but then if you had Garmin tracker, its time to switch your phone for good. You cannot get so many signals together that its time ...

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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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Microsoft opens New Mixed Reality Capture Studio & Academy in San Francisco

To make sure everyone gets the experience of Mixed Reality, Microsoft has started opening up Mixed Reality Capture Studio starting in San Francisco. The idea is that anybody can use it to create, and experience right from a simple hologram to an immersive VR. The idea is to let everybody get an opportunity to see how it fits into their business. ...

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