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New Leaks Show A Closer Look At Cortana And Xbox On Windows 10

To say that we’re excited for Windows 10 would be an understatement. With Microsoft accidentally gimping Windows 7 with a faulty update this week and Windows 8.1 continuing to be a loveable mess, Microsoft’s new operating system can’t get here soon enough.


An Xbox One Wearable Might Monitor The Heart Rates Of Couch Potatoes

Microsoft is said to be working on a fitness wearable that would work alongside its Xbox One games console. Source of the rumours is Joe Officer, who leads Xbox One component supplier Exertis.


One Year Later, Should You Get An Xbox One Or A PS4?

People ask us all the time whether they should buy a new-gen console? Should they get an Xbox One? A PS4? For a year, we’ve told people to not bother with either. Now, we think you should make the leap, especially if you’re a console-only gamer. But which one to get?


Redesigning The Xbox One For Call Of Duty: Advanced Warfare

Call of Duty fans are well-familiar with the slick look and feel of the Xbox One, but the console and controller are getting a custom look for the debut of Advanced Warfare. But can the exo-suited experience of blowing stuff up in a near future war-zone really translate to a console?


The Xbox One Will Be Cheaper For Christmas, But Not In Australia

If you’re keen on jumping into next-gen consoles, the news that the Xbox One is headed for price cut territory just in time for Christmas might have been welcome news. At least, it’s welcome news for people in the US. That’s right: Australia won’t be getting a price cut on the new Microsoft console.


Microsoft Is Stopping Free Xbox Music Streaming

From December 1, you will no longer be able to stream Xbox Music for free on your PC, phone or favourite web-accessing device. Information is scarce on exactly why the ad-supported, entry-level music streaming option of Microsoft’s Spotify-a-like has been offed (“We weren’t making enough money” doesn’t tend to go out in sparsely worded corporate FAQs), but the service isn’t going away entirely.


Xbox One Update Lets You Buzz Your Controller When It's Lost

Microsoft has begun rolling out a new update for the Xbox One, plonking several new handy features on the hulking great box in your living room. The new content is aimed at allowing owners easier use of the Snap multitasking function, access to their social circles and making their Xbox account more secure.


Plex For Xbox One Makes It Easy To Stream Your (Pirated) Video To The TV

Following millions of user requests, Plex is finally launching Plex for Xbox. The popular media-streaming app is already available on a wide variety of platforms, it will soon be the easiest way to blast local (and pirated) content from your laptop or elsewhere onto your Xbox. The catch is that Plex costs $US5 per month (or $US50 per year or $US150 per lifetime).


Microsoft Wants To Turn Your Living Room Into An Xbox Game

Rememeber Microsoft’s balls-to-the-wall crazy IllumiRoom idea, when it wanted to use a projector-type gadget to transforms rooms into immersive gaming experiences by projecting video games all over them? Yeah, they’re still doing that. It’s called RoomAlive now.


A Teenage Hacker Ring Stole $US100 Million In Army And Xbox Tech

The US Department of Justice just charged a group of four young hackers with a doozie of a crime. They’re accused of breaking into both Microsoft and US Army servers and stealing $US100 million worth of everything from unreleased games to military training software. Two of the hackers have already pleaded guilty.