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Microsoft's 1TB Xbox One X, the most powerful gaming console, is $100 off

The 1TB Xbox One X is $400 at Amazon and other retailers.

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Intel publishes its first Modern Windows Driver for PCs, and there's no going back

Microsoft's Windows 10 October 2018 Update brings with it the first Modern Windows Driver for PCs by Intel. It's a sharp break, as there's no going back to the "legacy" driver model without a support call.

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The best console controllers for playing games on a Mac

It's a lot easier to play Mac games with a PlayStation 4 or Xbox One controller than you might think.

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Microsoft's Project xCloud service will stream Xbox games to PCs, tablets, and phones

Microsoft's Project xCloud streaming service aims to let you play Xbox One games on any device you want, leveraging the power of both Xbox and Azure.

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Microsoft Surface Headphones Hands-On

Microsoft surprised us October 2 by unveiling the Surface Headphones, designed to tune out the noise, with 16 different levels of noise cancellation. And of course, it works with Cortana.

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Microsoft Surface Studio 2 Hands-On

The Surface Studio 2 has an even brighter, more vivid display than before, and a few improvements under the hood—though not the 8th-gen CPU we expected.

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Microsoft Surface Pro 6 Hands-On

The new Surface Pro 6 looks a lot like its predecessor, but Microsoft made a few changes under the hood. And it's black.

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Microsoft's Windows 10 October 2018 Update releases today with ray tracing in tow

The next major iteration of Windows 10, the October 2018 Update, will become available on Tuesday.

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Windows 10 October Update: 6 Features Worth Trying

The October 2018 Update isn't as splashy as some prior releases, but features like Font Maker, Your Phone, Storage Sense and more.

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How to stop Windows Update from ruining your life

Microsoft's Windows 10 Windows updates can kick in at the worst times. But if you use Windows' built-in settings, you should be able to make them manageable.

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Browse safely with Windows Device Application Guard

Windows 10 contains a hidden, free Web browser called Windows Device Application Guard (WDAG) for secure browsing. Here's how to use it, and what it can and can't do.

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Microsoft's Xbox Skill grants Alexa and Cortana-powered smart speakers the ability to control an Xbox

Microsoft is rolling out an Xbox Skill that will allow PCs and smart speakers that use Amazon Alexa or Microsoft Cortana to communicate with and control the Xbox game console.

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How to make your own font with Microsoft Font Maker

The Microsoft Font Maker app allows you to create your own personalized font, right from your own handwriting. We'll show you how.

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The three best things about the Microsoft Surface Go

Microsoft's smaller, cheaper 10-inch Surface Go tablet ships today. What makes it special?

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New leaks reveal the future of Xbox and Surface

A pair of leaks give us a glimpse at the code names and expected release dates of new Xbox and Surface hardware. It's going to be a busy couple of years.

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Ori and the Will of the Wisps hands-on: Recapturing that magic feeling

Ori and the Will of the Wisps's E3 demo carries on the spirit of its beautiful predecessor.

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Forza Horizon 4 hands-on: A song of ice and tires

Forza Horizon 4 brings the best arcade racer to a historical Britain swirling through the seasons. We couldn't stop playing the demo.

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Microsoft Xbox's E3 reveals: Halo Infinite, Cyberpunk 2077, Gears 5, and 18 exclusives

At its blowout E3 2018 press conference, Microsoft revealed 50 games, including 15 world premieres, 18 exclusive games, and a new Halo.

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