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Halo’s original writer convinced Microsoft to delay Infinite

A key voice from the original games Halo convinced microsoft to delay Halo infinite since its original 2020 release: Joseph Staten. Staten was the main writer of the trilogy Halo original from Bungie in the 2000s, which helped put Xbox on the map and served as the ancestor of first-person shooters for modern consoles. Bloomberg…

Microsoft withdraws support for Windows 7 making it an obsolete operating system

As announced on numerous occasions, today, January 14, 2020, Windows 7 ends its life cycle and will no longer have support and updates from Microsoft, becoming an outdated operating system that no one concerned in the slightest about security should continue to use. Since that month of October 2009, when it hit the market, more…

Microsoft begins to introduce ads in Wordpad, a Windows 10 application

We already warned about it in December 2019, and it has finally become a reality, because microsoft has decided to monetize the applications that we can find in Windows 10, the company’s operating system, in favor of other payment applications, starting this time with Wordpad. Although it is not a powerful word processor, yes it…

Microsoft Xbox Console Streaming Preview Now Available Worldwide

After successful testing in the United States and the United Kingdom, Microsoft has globally opened the preview of its Microsoft Xbox Console Streaming, so that in all countries where Xbox Live is available, we can test this new functionality from Microsoft. This is not to be confused with the xCloud project, something that allows us…

The Microsoft Surface Duo is already being tested on the streets of Vancouver

A few months ago we could see the presentation of new devices Surface, among them the Microsoft Surface Duo, a folding smartphone that gave a lot to talk about the day of its presentation as it was also the return of Microsoft to this market, yes, now without Windows. Today, a Twitter user has come…

Microsoft admits to failing to handle ex-Fable developer Lionhead Studios

During a six-part docu-series, Microsoft admits its handling of Lionhead Studios was a “misstep.” As reported by IGN, the sixth episode of a new six-part documentary series called Power On: The Story of Xbox briefly details Microsoft’s relationship with Lionhead from the moment it was acquired to the moment it was shut down. In the…

Microsoft says strategy games are key to PC Game Pass

It seems that Microsoft loves strategy games, and who doesn’t? But it’s not like your average real-time strategy game gets the kind of mainstream attention that Halo or Cyberpunk gets. However, in a recent conversation between PCGamesn and Microsoft’s general manager of portfolio planning and analysis, Matt Percy, he revealed how highly valued these experiences…

The Microsoft Surface Book 3 will feature 10th Gen Intel Core processors and NVIDIA GTX 1650/1660 GPUs.

The specifications of the next two members of Microsoft’s Surface family of devices have been leaked, revealing some of the features that they will have. On one hand, we have the Microsoft SurfaceGo 2 and on the other Surface Book 3 with 10th generation Intel Core processors and NVIDIA GTX16xx graphics. The Microsoft Surface Go…

Microsoft redesigns Windows 10 icons with a Material Design style

Shortly after the release of the first previews of Windows 10, we saw how operating system icons were changed for the first timetaking a more 3D style compared to the icons with which it came in the beginning, with a very flat appearance and that not everyone liked, Now, several years later, Microsoft thinks it…

A security problem forces Microsoft to release an update for Windows 7

Yes OK Windows 7 is officially out of support and only users who pay for a subscription to system updates should receive corrective patches, a serious security issue related to Internet Explorer 9 has caused Microsoft may need to release a security patch for all currently supported operating systems, and additionally for Windows 7. This…