Windows 10 upgrade will be free
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Only for first year, not sure about Enterprise

So Windows 10 looks pretty good. Want to hear something that will make it even better? The upgrade to Windows 10 will be free for the first year if you are on Windows 7, Windows 8.1, or Windows Phone 8.1.

Xbox One $349 price extended
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Microsoft says it is not yet permanent

Microsoft has announced that it is again running the Xbox One for $349 promotion that it had so much success with this holiday season. Doesn't that mean that Microsoft is cutting the price of the Xbox One to $349?

1 Month of Xbox Live Gold for MCC owners
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All part of trying to make things right

As part of making things right with those who purchased Halo: The Master Chief Collection, purchasers are getting one additional month of Xbox Live Gold for free as part of the making amends.

Minecraft to get Simpsons skins
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The Simpsons content pack to set you back $1.99

Did you happen to see that Simpsons episode where the family was turned into Minecraft avatars?

More Rare classic IP will return in the future
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Renewal of trademark just protects the IP

More Rare classics like Banjo-Kazooie, Perfect Dark, Viva Pinata, Blast Corps, and Battletoads will revived someday according to Microsoft Studios boss Ken Lobb.

Microsoft Lumia 535 put to the test, with Lumia Denim software
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Review: Microsoft branded Lumia

On paper, the Lumia 535 looks like a very good deal, and it would be – had we not run into a number of serious input issues that were not successfully addressed by the latest software update.

Microsoft opens Decisive Games
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Is a new Age of Empires coming?

Microsoft has opened a brand new gaming studio that will be focused on strategy games. The studio is said to be working on the next chapter in a beloved strategy games franchise. This information comes from a number of job postings on the company’s web site.

Microsoft phone lasts a month without a recharge
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See it can be done

Microsoft have done the unthinkable and released a cheap phone which can remain charged for a month.

VR headset well into development
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Microsoft is targeting production for 2015

While we can’t get a real handle on when Microsoft might reveal the VR headset that they have had in development, we have learned from our sources that it is well into development and some selected developers already have developmental prototypes.

Xbox One developers have access to 7th core
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May require cuts to Kinect voice commands

A leak from the Xbox One Software Development Kit that was revealed by H4LT, indicates that developers have access to a seventh core on the Xbox One that is normally reserved for Kinect and voice command features.