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Millions are discovering the new Windows Store for the first time this week. If you're one of the lucky new Windows 10 owners, you're about to find a whole lot of Xbox on your PC.

Windows 10 includes a dedicated Xbox app, which is your gateway to the Xbox Live ecosystem. Whether you have an Xbox One or not, the Xbox app provides a wealth of great tools for connecting gamers and sharing content. Windows 10 plays nice with other distribution platforms, allowing you to record and share clips from any game running on the OS. It allows you to join parties and voice chat with people across devices, whether it's Xbox and PC, and allows you to check out what games your friends are playing.

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Ever since Groove launched a few weeks ago, some users were not too fond of the new logo. Now, a new Store update may reveal what is coming next: a redesigned emblem for Microsoft's new (old) music service.

Users on Windows Central started noticing the new design within the last day or so, and we have been able to confirm. The new design, which does look much better, is a simple record with a universal play logo on it. It certainly evokes a music app much more clearly than the previous record + G design.

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We know that Microsoft has a Windows 10 app planned for Office Sway and it appears as if its debut isn't too far away. The app is now available in the Store, though it doesn't actually work yet it seems. On opening we're greeted with the message seen in the image above.

Despite this, the Store listing does reveal to use what the new app looks like.

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ICYMI: August 1, 2015

A lot can happen in a week. Seven days might not seem like much, but it can be an eternity in the tech news cycle.

Between Windows news, hardware and software developments and Microsoft's fast-paced movements throughout the technology landscape, it's never easy to keep your hand on the pulse of technology. Not to mention everything that's going on right here at Windows Central!

Every week we're going to compile the biggest stories into one post, so you never fall behind – In Case You Missed It (ICYMI).

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Welcome to Mobile Nations Weekly: your window into the week in mobile tech and life.

You can expect this to hit every week: the latest and greatest from the past week in technology and mobile life from across Android Central, Connectedly, CrackBerry, iMore, Windows Central, and more! If there was any week to get this started, this week was the one it — we've got major releases of hardware and software from multiple manufacturers. All of this is setting the stage for the coming months (and in some cases years) in mobile technology, so it's an exciting time for fans of smartphones, tablets, and all manner of gadgets.

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To celebrate the launch of Windows 10 we're launching another limited time only, special edition t-shirt! Ninja Cat is back, this time riding a T-Rex through the Windows 10 logo. As every good T-Rex riding Ninja Cat would.

Around back is what's become one of the official taglines for Windows 10, #UpgradeYourWorld.

And #UpgradeYourWardrobe!

We're aiming to sell 729 of these in honor of the 7/29 launch of Windows 10. We're running the sales through Teespring again, and each one will cost $20 plus delivery to wherever you are. We were blown away by the response to our last t-shirt that we couldn't leave it too long before we did another one. There're some different colors to choose from, the one up top is just the option I'm going for!

Update: In the spirit of the #UpgradeYourWorld campaign by Microsoft, part of the proceeds from this sale will be donated to a charity. We'll follow this up at the end of the tee-shirt campaign!

You can get your very own at the link below!

Grab the Windows Central Ninja Cat T-Rex shirt at Teespring now!

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I am just over a week late, but it is time for another episode of #AskDanWindows where I try to answer a few of your questions from Twitter! We have been swamped this last week with Windows 10 coverage and if you missed my massive 10,000-word review, well now know what Mark Guim (videographer, producer) and I were busy with!

To make up for the missed week, I am fielding a few extra questions so this episode has a bit more content to it. Let's get to the questions!

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Watch us play classic Xbox games from Rare

Every weekend, Windows Central streams an Xbox One game or two on Twitch for 1-2 hours and gives out free games to the cool people who join us during the stream. It's like a live podcast, only you also get to watch a game while chatting with our awesome readers and viewers!

Tonight we played backwards compatible Xbox 360 games from Rare. The 30-game collection Rare Replay launches exclusively on Xbox One on August 4th. We couldn't show you the collection itself due to embargo, but the Xbox 360 games already available to Xbox Preview members are fair game.

The stream has ended, but you can continue reading for more Rare Replay details, contest winners, and a full video replay in YouTube format!

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Microsoft has revealed a bit more about its plans for the HoloLens augmented reality system. While CEO Satya Nadella has previously stated that the first version of HoloLens will focus on enterprise users, we now have a timeframe in which initial users might see the device. Speaking to the BBC, Nadella noted that they plan to get version one out to developers in the next year.

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Hands-on with Bombshell, the next game from 3D Realms

I recently made a trip to QuakeCon, a convention devoted specifically to games from Bethesda such as Doom and Fallout 4. Still, other publishers sometimes bring their games along to the show. This time, I bumped into the publisher of another classic FPS series – 3D Realms, the studio that created Duke Nukem 3D.

3D Realms is now the publisher arm of Danish developer Interceptor Entertainment. Interceptor plans to release a game called Bombshell this fall on Xbox One, Windows PC, and PlayStation 4. The titular Bombshell is a soldier who gains new powers for her cybernetic arm as she fights off an alien invasion. A third-person shooter/action-RPG with a sense of humor, Bombshell could end up putting 3D Realms back on the map this fall.

Read on for our exclusive video interview and gameplay impressions!

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Fantastic Windows Phone games to pass the time with

While we all use our Windows Phones to stay in touch and stay productive throughout the day, we also use the phones to fill our gaming needs. The Windows Phone Store is packed full of quality games to fill your library with. From racing games to platformers to word games these games can be dangerously addictive. While these titles may not be on the same level as console games, they are entertaining and fantastic ways to pass the time.

For this week's Windows Central Roundup, We will highlight four Windows Phone games that I have found to be great titles to pass the time with. There is no rhyme or reason behind the games that are highlighted beyond that I like them. There is a boatload of excellent games in the Windows Phone Store and if I have overlooked your favorite time waster of a game sound off below in the comments.

As a bonus of sorts, if you have a need to add a few gaming titles to your Windows 10 device all of these games are also available in the Windows Store. All are just as enjoyable from the larger screen of your Windows tablet or PC.

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The winner of Microsoft's 2015 Imagine Cup competition has been crowned, and it's a marriage of fashion and technology. The winners are a student team from Brazil that created software called Clothes for Me that automatically creates custom clothing from a user's measurements and then puts those users in touch with tailors to produce and sell the result.

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A Microsoft employee who wishes to remain anonymous to the public has informed Windows Central that as of 8 AM this morning, the Windows 10 OS has reportedly been installed on a massive 67 million machines.

Even more interesting is the claim that Microsoft hit a max bandwidth of 15 Tb/s, topping the previous record of Apple's 8 Tb/s during their last OS push. Microsoft has reportedly reserved up to 40Tb/s "from all of the third-party CDNs combined".

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The Lumia Denim update has come and gone for many Windows Phone owners. Announced back at IFA in September 2014, the update continued to roll out to devices through early spring. One phone, however, missed the update, and it was the Lumia 830 for AT&T. It is ironic, if only because Denim was co-announced with the Lumia 830 at IFA yet it was the AT&T Lumia 1520 that managed to snag the update instead.

Fast forward to July 2015 and at this point it is a safe bet that the AT&T Lumia 830 will not see Lumia Denim. A reader of the site, Noah M., filed a complaint against AT&T with the Better Business Bureau (BBB) to express his frustration.

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With Windows 10 out for the masses this week we decided to focus a little more on Windows Hello. Although I covered it in my review, Windows Hello is so unique and interesting we know you want to see it in action.

Windows Hello is Microsoft's new biometric authentication system for Windows 10 for logging into the OS. You can also use it for Store purchases. Coming soon, Windows Hello will work with Passport. Passport is a secure system to "access a growing set of websites and services across a range of industries – favorite commerce sites, email and social networking services, financial institutions, business networks and more."

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5 intriguing apps for Windows 10: July 31, 2015

With the ever-growing number of apps and games in the Windows Store, it is becoming increasingly difficult to keep up with what's out there.

For that reason, every Friday we showcase some apps that have piqued our interest. They may have been in the news recently, they may be new to the Windows Store, or they could simply be old apps that we just stumbled upon. With the official release this week of the Windows 10 upgrade, we're also changing the name of this column!

These are the 5 Intriguing Apps of the Week.

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