Major Bug Makes Microsoft Rebuild Skype for Windows

Yay, a huge security problem! Microsoft confirmed yesterday that Skype has a security flaw that could allow attackers access to system-level privileges on vulnerable computers. According to security researcher Stefan Kanthak, who discovered the bug, says the update can be tricked into loading malicious code instead of the proper update. All an... Read More | Share it now!

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Xbox Party Chat has Launched on Android and iOS

Like a party line, only not horrible. Ever try to keep up with your Xbox friends while you’re away from home? You’ve no doubt found it a bit of a chore. Well, after weeks of testing, Microsoft has launched their Party Chat app for Android and iOS. The app lets you keep up with your friends on Xbox Live, and it shouldn’t be too... Read More | Share it now!

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Microsoft Poland lets Slip Xbox One Mouse & Keyboard Support

One less thing to surprise you with. There are just some games that play better with a Mouse and Keyboard, most would agree. Keyboard and Mouse support on consoles is a touchy subject for some. And, thanks to a mistake on the part of Microsoft Poland, we now know that’s exactly what the Xbox One will be able to let you do. Above is a screenshot... Read More | Share it now!

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Microsoft is Trying to Up their First Party Support for Xbox One

Plans to acquire more studios to meet that end. Exclusives are the foundation of pretty much any console. Nintendo and Sony both have a growing stable of First-Party software to rely on when Third-Party developers are fickle. And while Microsoft did well in that area with the Xbox 360, that cannot be said for the Xbox One. And that’s something,... Read More | Share it now!

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Microsoft Ceases Production of the Kinect

What is dead may never die, but rises again, harder and stronger. Yes, Microsoft is killing off the Kinect. After seven years, the dream of a Jetsons-like entertainment center is passing into the great beyond. Even though it’s still popular with the DIY crwod for projects and art. But don’t worry, all that tech isn’t going to waste.... Read More | Share it now!

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Xbox Backwards Compatibility on Track for 2017

You should be able to get them before the end of the year. Xbox One’s backwards compatibility is on the way. As a matter of fact, several titles should show up by the end of the year. And Phil Spencer is constantly updated on which games are getting approvals and which are already on the way. We’re close, we’re really close I have... Read More | Share it now!

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Microsoft Admits that the Xbox One X Might not be for Everybody

You don’t say? Look, I may have, on more than one occasion, pointed out that the Xbox One X might not as all encompassing as Microsoft makes out. Especially as I’m not the sort to drop that large a chunk of change on not only a console, but a new 4K TV to play it on. But they have an explanation. From an interview Phil Spencer gave to... Read More | Share it now!

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The Navy Plans to use Xbox 360 Controllers on Submarines

Hopefully they don’t need that awful D-Pad for anything. No joke. The Navy plans to use Xbox 360 controllers on its submarines. Specifically, as a replacement for $38,000 proprietary joysticks used to control periscopes. They have a lower learning curve for service members to boot. And the best part? Xbox 360 controllers are everywhere. If it... Read More | Share it now!

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Xbox One X Project Scorpio Edition “Fastest Selling Xbox Pre-order Ever”

I don’t get it. That’s right; The Xbox One X Project Scorpio Edition sold its preorders faster than anything else Microsoft has released recently. So fast, in fact, that you probably won’t get one now if you didn’t jump on it. Pretty much all of them are sold out. Xbox’s Corporate Vice President of Marketing Mike... Read More | Share it now!

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Age of Empires Definitive Edition Gameplay footage

What’s old is new again. While Age of Empires 4 was recently announced, that’s not all for the series right now. Age of Empires Definitive Edition is coming, and it’s giving the first game a hard polish. While the graphics have been given a facelift, the menus and interface are just as they were back in the day. Which, in my... Read More | Share it now!

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