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Windows 10's TruePlay gaming tech starts sniffing out cheaters

Microsoft has added TruePlay, an optional anti-cheating technology for PC gaming, to Windows 10. But how optional will it really be?

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Xbox Fall Update: The biggest changes as Microsoft preps for the Xbox One X

Microsoft's Fall Update for the Xbox readies gamers for the Xbox One X through ways to back up and preload 4K content.

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The Windows 10 Game Bar: What PC gamers need to know

Don't overlook Microsoft's toolbar for Windows 10 gaming. Here's what it offers following the Windows 10 Creators Update.

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How to customize Game Bar keyboard shortcuts in Windows 10

The Game Bar has a whole bunch of keyboard shortcuts in the Windows 10 Creators Update, and you can change them.

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How to activate Game Mode in the Windows 10 Creators Update

Game Mode is a great choice for budget gamers or anyone else who needs to dedicate as many system resources as possible to their game.

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'View Mixed Reality' will turn any Windows PC into an augmented reality screen

View Mixed Reality will bolster Windows 10’s virtual reality chops by letting view augmented reality images through their device screen.

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Microsoft tests Steam-style refunds for Windows Store and Xbox One

Soon you might be able to buy Windows Store games without worrying about losing money if it doesn't work on your system.

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What's next for Windows 10's Game Mode: Microsoft drops a few hints

Microsoft's not saying much about the future of Windows 10's Game Mode, but a few hints give us some ideas.

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Minecraft pulls Pocket users closer to Windows with paid DLC and Paint 3D support

Microsoft's latest Discovery Update, version 1.1, adds an in-app Minecraft Marketplace where creators sell new maps and skins to players.

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Xbox One’s Snap is dead: What’s lost, what’s next with the Creators Update

Goodbye, Snap view. One of the Xbox One's original selling points, Snap bites the dust in the Creators Update.

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Windows 10's native Mixer support makes PC game streaming dead simple

The Windows 10 Creators update offers native support for PC game broadcasting, using Microsoft's Mixer service. What it lacks in users and features, it makes up for in sheer ease of use.

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Tested: Windows 10's Game Mode makes unplayable games playable—sometimes

Windows 10's Game Mode won't improve performance on every PC, but when it does, it can make a massive difference.

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Hands-on with the Windows 10 Creators Update for the Xbox One: Beam game streaming arrives

The Windows 10 Creators Update for the Xbox One involves a minor redesign of the interface, and the major addition of Beam game streaming.

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Windows 10 Creators Update review: Microsoft adds fun to its flagship OS

With the Windows 10 Creators Update, Microsoft has rediscovered its sense of fun, building in everything from 3D content to 4K Netflix capabilties as it launches tools for creators and consumers alike.

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Microsoft adds in-game chat transcription for Windows 10 and Xbox One

Windows 10 PCs and Xbox One can now transcribe speech-to-text or text-to-speech in Halo Wars 2.

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Nintendo's Switch controllers work with PCs, Macs, and Android

Your Nintendo Switch's Joy-Con can power your PC gaming sessions too—with a little help from third-party software.

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The Microsoft Store is selling a 1TB Xbox One with 'The Division' for $229

It's got a lot of storage and a great game, and the Xbox One can even share some content with your Windows 10 gaming PC.

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Windows 'Mixed Reality' VR headsets will hit the Xbox One and Project Scorpio next year

Microsoft is spreading the love with its mixed reality platform and will bring it to consoles in 2018.

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Microsoft's budget Windows VR headsets roll out to developers soon

A lucky few developers will be able to get their hands on a low-cost Windows virtual reality headset starting this month. Microsoft announced Wednesday that the Acer Mixed Reality Developer Edition headset will start rolling out to a...

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Windows VR headset shows promise, needs polish

Microsoft unveiled the first Windows Mixed Reality headset Wednesday, and an early look at a prototype version of the hardware shows promise, along with room for improvement.

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