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December 26, 2017

The Best Black Friday 2017 Deals [Expired]

For all the readers living in the United States, Happy Thanksgiving! Hope you get all the food, drink and of course plenty of Black Friday shopping after!

Today and for the next 48 hours, we’ll be scouring the internet for the best Black Friday deals on technology, computer hardware, and other generally awesome deals you may want to check out. We’ll keep this post updated with all the latest deals, so check back often!

 

CPCR Black Friday Picks Laptops MSI GL62M 7RDX-NE1050i5 15.6″ (Core i5 7300HQ, GTX 1050, 8 GB RAM, 1 TB HDD) – $599 After $50 Rebate MSI GS73VR STEALTH PRO-060 17.3″ (Core i7-7700HQ GTX 1070 8G MAX Q [...]
 
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January 21, 2017

Halo Wars 2 Blitz Beta Goes Live on Xbox One and Windows 10 PC

Real-time strategy fans will be pleased to hear that Microsoft’s latest foray into the RTS-genre, Halo Wars 2 has finally hit open beta on both Windows 10 PCs and Xbox One game consoles.

Halo Wars 2 Blitz Multiplayer Beta

 

The Halo Wars 2 Blitz multiplayer beta offers players a chance to try out the all-new Blitz multiplayer game mode which will be included with Halo Wars 2 when it launches on February 21st. This new game mode offers a unique twist on old-school RTS-style gameplay, giving players a much faster paced and streamlined experience.

Rather than deploying traditional RTS-style resource collection, base building, [...]

 
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January 13, 2017

Microsoft Reveals High Performance “Game Mode” for Windows 10 Creators Update

Several months ago, Microsoft held their “Imagine What You’ll Do” event where they revealed the Windows 10 Creators Update, which is the next big update to come to Windows 10 after its Anniversary Update released a year after the launch of Windows 10.

At the time, most of the big Creators Update features revealed at the event were largely focused at improving 3D/VR functionality with several little hints about gaming improvements here and there mostly focused on Xbox and Xbox Live. In a recent post on the Xbox blog however, it looks like Microsoft has quite a bit more in store for PC gamers as the update will also include very interesting [...]

 
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October 28, 2016

What You Missed at Microsoft’s Windows 10 Event – “Imagine What You’ll Do”

October 26 was an exciting day for Microsoft as they recently held their “Imagine What You’ll Do” event where Microsoft shared plenty of development plans and new introductions in both software and hardware. For those who missed it, here’s what you missed.

 

Windows 10 Creator’s Update

Windows will be getting a significant features update in Q1 2017. Terry Myerson, VP of Windows and Devices group, detailed some of its key features.

The upcoming update will be dubbed the Windows 10 Creator’s update. The feature-focused theme aligns with the rumors that spurred up after the Windows Anniversary update. The [...]

 
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October 5, 2016

Microsoft Rolls Out Arena Tournaments Preview for Xbox Live Service

Microsoft recently introduced Arena, an online tournament platform currently available for preview on Xbox Live. At the moment, the only game available in the Arena preview is Killer Instinct where gamers can compete in daily Killer Instinct tournaments across Xbox One and Windows 10 PCs through the Xbox App. For the initial roll-out, Arena preview will only be made available to preview members through practice tournaments on the Xbox One in the U.S., eventually rolling out additional features and expanding the audience for preview later this month.

For those interested in participating in the tournaments, Microsoft has provided a couple details.

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February 4, 2014

Microsoft Announces New CEO, Satya Nadella

After current Microsoft CEO, Steve Ballmer, announced his retirement plans last year and Microsoft’s months of searching for the replacement, Microsoft has recently announced that their search for a new CEO is now over. Effective immediately, Satya Nadella, will now be the third CEO of Microsoft following the early retirement of CEO Steve Ballmer.

Satya Nadella, previously the VP of Microsoft’s Cloud and Enterprise group, is one of the few in-house candidates Microsoft considered for their search for a new CEO. Other candidates include Nokia CEO, Stephen Elop, and Ford CEO, Alan Mulally. Despite the fact that many investors were expecting Microsoft to [...]

 
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August 22, 2012

Genius Reveals the Mordax GX Gaming Series Headset for Xbox 360, PS3, PC and Mac

Press Release One Headset for All Your Gaming Systems

Genius is pleased to announce its newest addition to its GX Gaming Series, an universal gaming headset that is compatible with Xbox 360, PS3, PC and Mac – Mordax. With the Mordax, gamers do not need to have several headsets for each gaming platform. The GX Gaming Series Mordax is the headset for all your gaming systems.

Whether hunting down your enemies in a FPS or going on a raid, the GX Series Mordax plugs into your PC or Mac via USB letting you listen to explosions and chat to your teammates without disturbing the roommates or neighbors.

For Xbox 360 and PS3, once the Mordax is plugged into the TV via [...]

 
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November 30, 2011

Call of Duty Modern Warfare 3

Whats up guys! Call of Duty Modern Warfare 3 is now out! For those who don’t have their copies yet, I just saw this promotion on Amazon so I thought I’d let you all know!

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 (Xbox 360) + $25 Credit for Xbox Live 12 Month Gold Membership + Free Shipping + No Tax (For most) = $51.99

Xbox Live 12 Month Gold Membership – $25 + Free shipping + No Tax (For most) = $34.99

This is a great deal for those who are going to get COD:MW3 anyway since we all know XBL is where it’s at!

Get in on this deal @ Amazon!

 
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August 19, 2017

STEELSERIES ANNOUNCES THE SPECTRUM 7XB WIRELESS HEADSET FOR XBOX 360® GAMERS

Press Release STEELSERIES ANNOUNCES THE SPECTRUM 7XB WIRELESS HEADSET FOR XBOX 360® GAMERS

– New Spectrum Headset Brings Together Professional Sound Quality and Communication Controls to Create the Ultimate Wireless Headset.

CES, LAS VEGAS – Jan. 6, 2011 – Today, the leading manufacturer of gaming peripherals and accessories, kicked off the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) with the announcement of the company’s first wireless headset for Xbox 360®. The SteelSeries Spectrum 7xb combines advanced wireless technology with SteelSeries ExactSND and LiveMix features, interchangeable earcups, and innovative audio options with SteelSeries’ award-winning, signature [...]

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