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Halo Wars 2 Review Roundup: An Evolutionary RTS Sequel

Halo Wars 2 Review Roundup: An Evolutionary RTS Sequel While the original game garnered a fair fan base, its developer Ensemble Studios closed down shortly after its release, which seemed to confirm that Halo Wars 2 wasn’t in the cards.Now, we’re finally set to find out whether the only Halo game scheduled to release for the Xbox One in 2017 can cut the mustard.

Using Microsoft Word with the MacBook Pro Touch Bar is pretty cool

Using Microsoft Word with the MacBook Pro Touch Bar is pretty cool I like the MacBook Pro’s Touch Bar, Apple’s baby step toward a touchscreen Mac that may never happen.The Touch Bar is there to surface what Microsoft assumes are your most often-used features.

You can stop waiting: Microsoft’s February 2017 Patch Tuesday now happens in March

You can stop waiting: Microsoft’s February 2017 Patch Tuesday now happens in March Known as Patch Tuesday, the second day of each month is when individuals and organization IT departments can usually plan to apply security and other updates to keep their Windows machines humming.Every now and then, something happens to interrupt that regular schedule, usually due to some show-stopper bug that would mean an update would cause more problems than it solves.

Spend That Tax Refund On a New PC During Microsoft's Massive President's Day Sale

Spend That Tax Refund On a New PC During Microsoft's Massive President's Day Sale If it’s seen better days (or if you just have a tax refund to spend), Microsoft’s President’s Day sale is a great excuse to upgrade.The highlights here are on Microsoft’s own systems, with $200 or more off both the Surface Pro 4 and the Surface Book.

Sea of Thieves Trailer Shows Off Combat

Sea of Thieves Trailer Shows Off Combat Though progress has been slower than promised, Sea of Thieves is set to invite another batch of testers soon to check out their 0.Originally set to come out this month, Rare has now changed the release date for Sea of Thieves to sometime this year.

Bill Gates: There should be a 'robot tax' on the machines that take your jobs

Bill Gates: There should be a 'robot tax' on the machines that take your jobs Robots are coming for lots of jobs, he said, and wouldn't it be fair if they paid taxes, too?If a robot comes in to do the same thing, you'd think that we'd tax the robot at a similar level," Gates said.

Microsoft CEO says artificial intelligence is the 'ultimate breakthrough'

Microsoft CEO says artificial intelligence is the 'ultimate breakthrough' The chat was streamed live on the Microsoft Developer page on Facebook.Calling AI "the third run time", Nadella said, "If the operating system was the first run time, the second run time you could say was the browser, and the third run time can actually be the agent.

Halo Wars 2 Review

Halo Wars 2 Review The followup, Halo Wars 2, brings the original game’s formula to modern machines with mostly winning results.The downside to Halo Wars 2‘s accessibility is that it means veterans of the genre may come away unimpressed by the general lack of strategic depth and complexity.

Microsoft reportedly cans first HoloLens revision, new version expected in 2019

Microsoft reportedly cans first HoloLens revision, new version expected in 2019 In February 2016, Microsoft opened pre-orders on the development edition of its HoloLens headset.Since then, it’s been expected that the company would release a more refined second edition — but now there’s reason to believe that Microsoft is thinking even further forward when it comes to its first major revision of the hardware.

Halo Wars 2: The Review

Halo Wars 2: The  Review The nice thing about Halo Wars 2 is that it works.Let’s start with Halo Wars 2's centrepiece story mode which is, for the most part, a bore.

Halo Wars 2 Ranked Multiplayer Not Available at Launch

Halo Wars 2 Ranked Multiplayer Not Available at Launch There are high hopes that Halo Wars 2 will offer enough depth to foster a competitive scene, but it’s been confirmed the game’s ranked online multiplayer won’t be ready for launch.” It’s argued that unranked multiplayer will make for a more inviting experience in the early days of Halo Wars 2.

Forza Motorsport 6 Content Update Arrives Today, Improvements For eSports & Forza RC

Forza Motorsport 6 Content Update Arrives Today, Improvements For eSports & Forza RC This update is designed to enhance the multiplayer and spectating experiences in Forza Motorsport 6, for eSports and more specifically the second season of the Forza Racing Championship (ForzaRC).When in a private online lobby, the host can manually set the grid order for a race.

​Microsoft AgTech Hackathon info night mes to Palmerston North

​Microsoft AgTech Hackathon info night mes to Palmerston North Principal researcher at Microsoft Research Ranveer Chandra will head the discussion, talking about what Microsoft has discovered and what the company sees the future holding.At Microsoft, Chandra is leading an Incubation on IoT Applications.

Microsoft launches Skype Lite for India that works on slow internet and supports Aadhaar

Microsoft launches Skype Lite for India that works on slow internet and supports Aadhaar Microsoft has just found the perfect Skype app for the Indian market.At an event in Mumbai today, Satya Nadella announced Skype Lite, a 13MB app that works even on slower networks and on lower-end phones with limited storage and processing power.

Satya Nadella announces the 'first coming together of Microsoft and LinkedIn' project

Satya Nadella announces the 'first coming together of Microsoft and LinkedIn' project Speaking at Microsoft's 'Future Decoded' event in Mumbai on Wednesday, Nadella said that Project Sangam "is actually the first coming together of Microsoft and LinkedIn" — the professional networking site which it acquired in a $26.The service has LinkedIn Lite integrated in it and is designed to work on slow and metered internet connections, something common in India.

Free Xbox Games With Gold For March 2017 Includes Evolve, Borderlands 2

Free Xbox Games With Gold For March 2017 Includes Evolve, Borderlands 2 Microsoft has just announced the next lineup of free games that will be available to download as soon as next week.For Xbox One owners, the month will kick off with Layers of Fear, a psychological gothic horror game that was well-received by critics.

The Next Halo Will Have Split Screen Mode

The Next Halo Will Have Split Screen Mode A common criticism levied at Halo 5: Guardians was 343’s controversial decision to remove split-screen from the game.As reported by GameSpot, Ross made this announcement when discussing what Microsoft learned about working on the Halo franchise without Bungie at the reigns.

Tech companies blast Trump for transgender rights reversal

Tech companies blast Trump for transgender rights reversal Silicon Valley and the administration of President Donald Trump have played a kind of "will they won't they" game since the new president took office in the middle of last month.Some have openly courted a relationship with Trump, such as Peter Thiel, a cofounder of surveillance-happy Palantir and of PayPal.

Sunset Overdrive Sequel Would Depend on Microsoft

Sunset Overdrive Sequel Would Depend on Microsoft Though the zippy open-world shooter title Sunset Overdrive gained quite a following upon its release in 2014, the series has remained at a standstill.According to Price, the Sunset Overdrive series and Insomniac Games as a whole are under the direction of its publisher, Microsoft Studios.

The 12 Best Games For The Xbox One

The 12 Best Games For The Xbox One These days there are more good Xbox One games than ever, with new contenders arriving all the time.We will, of course, continue to update the list regularly as more games are released for the Xbox One.