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If you're looking for a hot deal on an Xbox One S console, we've got two options available for you today. Both Walmart and Amazon are selling the Xbox One S 1TB console for a low $208, which is a steep discount from the MSRP of $299 (and the typical sale price of $250). This particular version of the console doesn't come with any bundled games, and includes a single wireless controller. In other words, it's just a barebones entry into the Microsoft-ecosystem when it comes to console gaming. What you do get is a gaming console that can play back 4K content and includes a built-in Blu-ray drive for those time when you want the utmost image fidelity compared to the compressed streams that you'll... Read more...
Microsoft is likely finished with the major sticking points of its upcoming Windows 10 19H1 build (aka the April 2019 Update), which means that the company is primarily putting the final touches on this next major release. The folks in Redmond have just pushed out Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 18334 to the Fast ring, and it primarily brings enhancements that are aimed at gaming. In particular, Microsoft is wanting gamers to pay particularly close attention to gaming performance with this latest build, so as an added incentive, it is allowing testers to try out State of Decay for free. According to Microsoft, this free offer is only available for a limited time and... Read more...
"Hey, Cortana. Should I really eat that last piece of cheesecake in the fridge?" You might laugh now, but soon, that kind of question could become a reality, as Microsoft is looking to infuse as many of the forthcoming IoT devices with not just Windows 10, but its Cortana AI assistant, as well. At Microsoft's WinHEC conference in Shenzhen last week, the company detailed its Windows 10 IoT editions, of which there are three depending on the type of device in use. For serious equipment, like robotics, there's Windows 10 IoT Enterprise, while for things like POS terminals and other scanners/systems, there's Windows 10 IoT Mobile. In addition to IoT Mobile and IoT... Read more...