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Microsoft Ditches Points, New Xbox Live Update Switches to Real Currency

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It looks like Microsoft Points are now a thing of the past! A new Xbox Live update makes the switch to real currency and translates your existing points to your local currency.

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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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Xbox Live Gaming Enroute to iOS and Android Platforms Too?

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And that's also why there is the Xbox Companion App for Windows Phone devices. As it turns out, though, Microsoft wants to expand beyond WP7 with its mobile ambitions. It wants iOS and Android too.

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Xbox Companion App For Windows Phone Released [Video]

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Microsoft’s dashboard update to their Xbox 360 was gladly welcomed by all the owners of the console earlier. Now, as expected, the company has released the Xbox Companion app for Windows Phone devices.

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Windows Phone 7 now with 5,000 mobile apps (and growing)

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No, this number is nowhere near as impressive as what you'd find through the App Store for the Apple iPhone and other iOS devices, but it represents a major milestone for Microsoft's latest mobile operating system. If you happen to be rocking something like the Samsung Focus or HTC Surround, you can now go to the Windows Phone 7 Marketplace and find no fewer than 5,000 apps.

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Windows Mobile to Be Integrated with Xbox Live

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The smartphone arena has gotten awfully competitive in recent years, seeing the emergence of the iPhone, Palm Pre, Google Android, and other viable alternatives. Windows Mobile has certainly lost some market share as a result, but does that mean that Microsoft is going to sit idly by? No! They could be coming back with a gaming vengeance. Well, you could ...

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Xbox Live Hits Apple iPhone with Coverflow

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Didn’t think that Microsoft and Apple could play nicely in the same yard? Guess again. If you happen to be rocking an Apple iPhone, you can now latch into your Xbox Live account and communicate with your Xbox 360 buddies just like you would on the console itself. Well, this app has been avaialble in the past, but now it’s ...

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