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Windows 10 9879 build rolling out to Slow ring users

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Win free Game Awards 2014 tickets as part of Microsoft Store Xbox event Dec. 4

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If you are in the Las Vegas area on Thursday, December 4, you might want to head over to the Microsoft Store location at the Fashion Show Mall. That's where a big Xbox fan meetup will be held and where you might win a ticket to the first annual Game Awards, which will be held the next day, Friday, December 5 at the Hard Rock Hotel in Vegas.

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2 hours ago

ISO files for the standard Windows 10 9879 preview build have been released

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Our favorite Black Friday deal gets you a Surface Pro 3 Docking Station and 4K Dell Monitor

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Already have a Surface Pro 3? Then you this is the one Black Friday deal at the Microsoft Store you're not going to want to miss! This deal is also great for anyone considering a Surface Pro 3 in the near future. There's a bundle that gets you a Surface Docking 3 Docking Station and a Dell 28-inch 4K monitor that you can't miss out on!

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2 hours ago

Microsoft Band inventory depleted online ahead of holiday season

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Microsoft is advising potential holiday shoppers that it is completely out of Microsoft Band inventory online at the Microsoft Store. Microsoft suggests that customers who are interested in grabbing a Microsoft Band stop by their Microsoft retail store to see if local locations will have any inventory available. As a consolation for interested Band users, Microsoft also issued a $10 gift code for a $50 or more Microsoft Store purchase in the email for your hardship in locating a Band.

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2 hours ago

Twitter's new search API closed to third-party apps

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3 hours ago

'Game Troopers' makes porting popular Android and iOS games to Windows Phone easier

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Porting games to Windows Phone and Windows 8 is about to get a whole lot easier. A new company called 'Game Troopers' has launched as an independent game publishing service today, and claims to be solely devoted to bringing games from other platforms to the Windows ecosystem. The first batch of games slated to be ported by the company includes Tiny Troopers, Make it Rain: The Love of Money, and Abyss.

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3 hours ago

The newest Destiny trailer offers a preview of The Dark Below expansion pack

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4 hours ago

T-Mobile agrees to display correct speed test results for throttled customers

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T-Mobile took a big step forward today in the realm of transparency over customer data allotments and throttling. A statement released by the FCC indicates that T-Mobile will begin providing a link to a speed test that will provide accurate results for users who have already been throttled for the month, rather than displaying potential network speeds as it currently does. In addition, the magenta carrier said it would be clearer about data throttling in its text alerts once users have gone over their high speed data cap for the month.

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4 hours ago

The best Xbox One games and where to find them for cheap this Black Friday

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Sorry everyone, there is no 'Out This Week Segment' today since this week's release is held to a single digital release, Geometry Wars 3: Dimensions. So instead, we decided to put together a list of our favorite Xbox One games that will be on sale for Black Friday.

We're going to break this down by retailers and include which games they have the best deals on that way it doesn't get repetitive. We'll include games from major retailers such as the Microsoft Store, Target, and Best Buy. For those that are looking for Xbox One console bundles look no further than our Black Friday guide here.

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5 hours ago

Media Browser update brings Connect, Cinema Mode, tons more

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Media Browser, the all-in-one, well, media browsing app for Windows Phone, received a rather large update yesterday, bringing with it a number of new features and goodies. One of the biggest additions is Media Browser Connect, which allows users to access their server with a convenient login rather than dealing with connection details. In addition, the app grabbed other features such as automatic photo uploads, channels, playlists, and more.

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6 hours ago

Microsoft pushes update patch for Windows 10 build 9879

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All Angry Birds Windows Phone games are now free

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7 hours ago

Xbox One: Year One review – How is Microsoft's new console doing one year later?

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Xbox One: Year One review – How is Microsoft's new console doing one year later?

On November 22, 2013 the Xbox One launched in the US and several other territories. The first new console from Microsoft in 8 years, the One was long overdue. But at launch, the Xbox One faced an uphill battle due to a series of PR blunders, poor pre-leadership from former Xbox chief Don Mattrick (who tellingly departed for Zynga in July that year), and a $100 price disadvantage against its competitor the Playstation 4.

In our comprehensive launch review, I praised the Xbox One as a games and entertainment machine, but criticized its underdeveloped user interface, social features, and other major and minor failings. Luckily, Microsoft has worked hard under new Xbox head Phil Spencer's leadership to improve the Xbox One in the first post-launch year. Now we're back with another massive review that looks at the console's many strides and areas that continue to need improvement.

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9 hours ago

T-Mobile Music Freedom adds Xbox Music to free streaming

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