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Microsoft’s Surface accessories include a keyboard with a dedicated ‘heart’ emoji key

An “Expressive Input” key will eventually serve as a shortcut to emoji, GIFs, and the like. Microsoft Today’s Best Tech Deals Picked by PCWorld’s Editors Top Deals On Great Products Picked by Techconnect’s Editors In addition to the new Microsoft Surface Laptop Go and enhanced Surface Pro X tablet, Microsoft has announced several new accessories…

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Microsoft’s Xbox remote play feature is now available on iOS and Android devices

In brief: If you’ve ever wished you could take your Xbox games with you on the go, Microsoft has your back today. Both major mobile device platforms, Android and iOS, just received the ability to run the new Xbox beta app, which lets you play full-fidelity console titles from virtually anywhere. It’s completely free to…

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Microsoft’s Bethesda deal will spur more acquisitions and industry upheaval

Microsoft’s $7.5 billion acquisition of ZeniMax Media (the owner of Bethesda Softworks, Id Software, and other studios) will change the gaming landscape, and we’ve been collecting some hot takes on what it means for the industry and its fans. Clearly, it’s a sign that one of the tech giants believes that games are the “most…

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Microsoft’s xCloud provider is now available on Android devices

Microsoft’s xCloud games streaming service is now available in 22 countries worldwide, providing you have an Android tablet or phone to use it with.Bundled as part of Xbox Game Pass Ultimate which provides access to a plethora of Xbox One and PC games, xCloud goes one step further in Microsoft’s plan for seemingly never allowing…

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Microsoft’s cloud gaming carrier is now not no doubt achieved till there is a Windows 10 app

Microsoft has an opportunity to reach out to millions of gamers with older PCs. Today’s Best Tech Deals Picked by PCWorld’s Editors Top Deals On Great Products Picked by Techconnect’s Editors On Monday, Microsoft announced more than 150 games that consumers will be able to play on its cloud gaming initiative (formerly known as Project…

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A first look at Microsoft’s new Xbox Series X console

Microsoft’s Xbox Series X console demands to stand upright, loud and proud. At least that’s my immediate impression after getting an early look at a nonfunctional Xbox Series X unit, supplied by Microsoft. It’s not as big as I expected from the Series X photos, but the dimensions could make positioning it in your living…

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Microsoft’s new Xbox Series S is surprisingly small in size and price

The new Xbox Series S is surprisingly small, both in terms of its $299 price and its dimensions. I’ve been playing around with a nonfunctional Xbox Series S this week, and I’m genuinely surprised Microsoft has managed to fit the same Xbox Series X CPU and lots of other next-gen technology into something that uses…

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Microsoft’s $499 Xbox Series X and $299 Xbox Series S launch November 10

The next generation finally gets a price and a start date. Microsoft Today’s Best Tech Deals Picked by PCWorld’s Editors Top Deals On Great Products Picked by Techconnect’s Editors A mere day after leaks forced the sudden reveal of the previously unrevealed $299 Xbox Series S, Microsoft has drawn the curtain fully back on its…

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How Microsoft’s Office app helps with schoolwork, PDFs, signatures and more

Fill out worksheets, sign permission slips, make PDFs and more, all from your phone. Mark Hachman / IDG Today’s Best Tech Deals Picked by PCWorld’s Editors Top Deals On Great Products Picked by Techconnect’s Editors Table of Contents Show More Microsoft launched its Office app for iOS and Android in February, a few weeks before…

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Microsoft’s Xbox Series S (code name Lockhart): What we know, what we expect

Updated Microsoft confirms the Xbox Series S exists, and it will be priced at $299. Today’s Best Tech Deals Picked by TechHive’s Editors Top Deals On Great Products Picked by Techconnect’s Editors Microsoft came clean about its next-generation game console, the Xbox Series X, last March. Or they least revealed details about its internal components.…