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Microsoft Announces $7 Billion Deal to Acquire Nokia

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It’s the end of an era, my friends! Microsoft has now announced a $7 billion deal to acquire Nokia.

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White Xbox One Certainly Looks Nice – But You May Never Actually See It

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We are hearing a rumor about white Xbox One consoles which will only be available for a few people working at Microsoft.

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Microsoft Releases Big Ole’ List of All Announced Xbox One Games

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Considering getting your hands on an Xbox One when it launches later this year? If so, you probably would like to know exactly what games will be available to Microsoft’s next console. Microsoft is more than happy to oblige, providing a very lengthy list of every title that has been announced so far.

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Microsoft Develops NFC Alternative, Uses Microphone and Speaker

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It looks like the researchers over at Microsoft have come up with a pretty cool alternative to NFC, which they call Dhwani. Developed by Microsoft India, the system utilizes sound to transmit data. Even better, there is no special hardware required to make it work.

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What Happens When The Xbox One Is Overheated?

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Xbox One is capable of regulating its power by itself if it overheated. This might come as a major relief for Xbox 360 owners considering the Xbox One.

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Xbox One: You Can Turn Off Kinect Completely

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There won’t be any need for the Kinect while using the Xbox One console, but Microsoft still doesn’t have any plans to release a Kinect-free Xbox One package.

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Xbox One: Xbox Live Gold Subscription Required For Many Key Features

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According to Microsoft, you will be required to get a $59.99 (for a year) Xbox Live Gold subscription to have access to many of the online features for the Xbox One - not that anyone should be too surprised.

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80% Of Smartphones Shipped In Q2 2013 Run Android

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According to the latest data, 80 percent of smartphones shipped in the second quarter of 2013 were running Android.

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Your Next Windows Laptop Will Have Projected 3D Holograms

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A new patent has been filed by Microsoft for a laptop computer that would not only have a transparent display, but it would be able to project holograms in three dimensions for the user.

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Xbox One Designed to Run Silently While Also Keeping Cool

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In a dramatic shift from the Xbox 360, Microsoft promises the Xbox One will not run into overheating issues and yet will run silently. For those that suffered through the "red ring" experience, this certainly is good news - if true.

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Windows Phone US Market Share Falls

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Sales of devices running Windows Phone on Verizon are at 5%, down from 6.8% in April. This seems to be the major cause for the fall of WP market share in the US.

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AquaTop: Add More Fun To Playing In The Water (Video)

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A team of Japanese engineers is using water as an interactive display with a projection system called AquaTop.

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Xbox One to Offer Unlimited Cloud Storage

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Not satisfied with the Xbox One's 500GB internal drive or ability to use USB external drives? Don't worry, Microsoft is also offering up unlimited cloud storage. Best of all, Xbox Gold isn't required to use it!

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Xbox One has a 2-3x unit advantage over the PS4, says Analyst

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Just in from the world of bold predictions, Baird analyst Colin Sebastian says that the Xbox One will in fact have a 2-3x unit advantage at launch, compared to the PS4.

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Xbox One or Sony PS4: Which One is Right For You?

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Sony Playstation 4 or the Xbox One, which is the right system for you? Join us as we take a look at some of the basic specs, exclusives and differences between the two consoles. Hopefully this will help you better decide which system to get your hands on this holiday season.

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