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Windows 10's latest preview build introduces phone-to-PC linking for Android

Windows 10's latest preview build introduces phone-to-PC linking for Android

Eric Frederiksen

Listen, the Windows Phone is dead. Yes, all two of you, it’s really dead. But that doesn’t mean Microsoft is done with phones. While the Windows OS might not have anything to offer to smartphones, that doesn’t mean smartphones don’t have anything to offer Windows. The latest preview build of Windows, available to PCs in the Insider Fast Ring, is beginning to address this with the...

Boosting games for Xbox One X will be easy, but getting to 4K and 60FPS might not be

Boosting games for Xbox One X will be easy, but getting to 4K and 60FPS might not be

Eric Frederiksen

When a console manufacturer is getting ready to unleash a new system, making sure it has games is crucial. That’s no different when releasing an upgrade, but it’s a much tougher equation. Showing developers how easy it is to work with the new hardware is key to getting them to spend time and money on it. Microsoft has done just that, and we can glean some better ideas about the system’s...

Microsoft is thrilled that so many people played the Phantom Dust remaster

Microsoft is thrilled that so many people played the Phantom Dust remaster

Ron Duwell

Microsoft made a play to appease its niche fanbase with Phantom Dust earlier this year, and it’s a gamble that has apparently paid off. According to a recent developer blog post, Code Mystics claims that Microsoft “couldn’t be happier with the level of exposure that it has received.” How much exposure? Well, over 1 million people played the game! I’m going to bet that as a free-to-play...