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Phil Spencer on Project Scorpio backwards compatibility: No “technical wizardry” required

In discussion with Phil Spencer in Sydney last month, the Head of Xbox explained how Xbox titles will run without effort on the upcoming Project …

Xbox Boss Discusses Project Scorpio's "Higher Price" and Reasoning Behind It

Microsoft's upcoming Project Scorpio system has been described as the "most powerful console ever made." As such, it's going to cost more than the Xbox One S (which starts at $300), but its exact price point remains a mystery. In an interview with Levelup.com, Spencer discussed Scorpio's price at a …

Microsoft Celebrates Xbox's 15th Anniversary With Free Halo 5, Forza Horizon 3 DLC

The original Xbox was released 15 years ago today, with Halo: Combat Evolved as a launch title. To celebrate the anniversary, Microsoft is giving away DLC for Halo 5: Guardians and Forza Horizon 3.<p>Starting with Halo 5, everyone who simply logs into Halo 5 between now and November 22 will receive …

New Xbox Scorpio Console Will Deliver "Really True 4K," Exec Says

Sony's PlayStation 4 Pro came out last week. Across the fence, Microsoft's Project Scorpio console is slated to arrive in holiday 2017. Now, Xbox executive Aaron Greenberg has discussed the upcoming Xbox console, saying it's capable of delivering "really true 4K."<p>"This will really bring the most …

Skillet Apple Pie

<i>This skillet apple pie is a quick and easy dessert recipe, and it’s toffee-like sauce will melt your heart.</i>Last week we talked about pie crust and …

Xbox Scorpio Making "Amazing Progress," Spencer Says

Xbox boss Phil Spencer has provided an update regarding how the Project Scorpio console is coming along. Spencer said he attended a day-long meeting for the console this week and is optimistic about the company's ability to have it out on schedule next holiday.<p>"I'm in a day-long review of where the …

I Baked This Aphrodisiac Cake and I Want to Have Sex with EVERYONE

I love to bake and I love sex.<p>While I write about sex professionally, I'm more likely to be found giving my friends tips on how to make the chewiest chocolate chip cookies than I am to be giving tips to have the best sex of your life.<p>It has long been my dream that someday I would be able to …

Microsoft Calls Scorpio "The Only Console" Capable Of True 4K and VR

Don’t let anyone tell you the console wars aren’t alive and well. For the most part, the two leading game consoles in 2016 (the PlayStation 4 and …

New Forza Horizon 3 Update Improves PC Performance and Stability

Playground Games has released a new update for Forza Horizon 3 on Xbox One and PC. In a post on the game's website, the studio said the update "includes numerous stability and performance improvements for the game across a variety of Windows 10 PC hardware configurations" and also fixes "numerous …

30 Awesome Ways to Use Apple Cider Vinegar Everyday

By Helen West<p>Apple cider vinegar is a kitchen staple that has several impressive health benefits.<p>Interestingly, it also has a ton of different …

First 14nm wearable device processor now being mass produced by Samsung

Samsung today announced that it has begun mass production of the Exynos 7 Dual 7270 which it says is the industry’s first mobile processor designed …

Wearable Tech

Xbox's Jab at PS4 Pro Is Not Part of a Console War, Spencer Says

On the same day that Sony announced the PS4 Pro and PS4 Slim would not include a 4K Blu-ray player, the Xbox Twitter account made sure people knew the Xbox One S offered that functionality. Microsoft also released an Xbox One S TV ad that boasts that the console is the only one with a 4K Blu-ray …

Forza Horizon 3's First Monthly DLC Out Now, Adds 7 Cars

The Australia-set racing game Forza Horizon 3 grows today with the launch of its first monthly DLC pack. Titled "The Smoking Tire Car Pack," the add-on introduces seven new cars to the Xbox One and PC game.<p>There is a good variety of cars in the pack, as it includes the 1976 Jeep CJ5 Renegade and …

Forza Horizon 3 October Update

Today we launched the latest content update for Forza Horizon 3 on both Xbox One and Windows 10. In addition to a brand-new car pack – The Smoking …

There's a new sound for rare Xbox achievements

Hard-to-win Xbox achievements will now sound a little different.<p>Awards unlocked by only a fraction of players will now automatically pop with a new …

Xbox

You can now download torrents on Xbox One

Microsoft has approved a torrent client that will work on all its Windows platforms, including Xbox One.<p>Called Torrex Pro, the software is available …

New Forza Horizon 3 Trailer Shows Off Motorsport All-Stars DLC

Microsoft has released a new trailer for Xbox One and PC racing game Forza Horizon 3 that spotlights that game's Motorsport All-Stars Car Pack, which is available now.<p>There are 10 cars featured in the DLC, all of which you can see in the trailer below. Microsoft notes that everything in the video …

Xbox Boss Talks Project Scorpio Price, Suggests It May Not be Above $600

One of the big questions surrounding Microsoft's Project Scorpio console is how much it will cost and how it will compare to Sony's PlayStation 4 Pro. Microsoft is not yet ready to talk specifics, but Xbox boss Phil Spencer said in a new interview with NZ Gamer (via WinBeta) that the console is a …

Xbox One X vs PS4 Pro: 4K gaming jargon explained

The release of the Xbox One X on November 7 will kickstart the era of 4K gaming. The world's most powerful console will join the PS4 Pro, released in …

IGN Happy Hour: Phil Spencer Special

Scorpio, the evolution of Xbox One and surviving Microsoft in the age of Clippy.<p>IGN's Lucy O'Brien and Luke Reilly sat down with Phil Spencer, Head …

Xbox Chief Talks Project Scorpio and Reiterates There Won't be Exclusive Games

Xbox platform chief Mike Ybarra has shared some new insight into Microsoft's plans for the Project Scorpio console coming out next year. In an interview with Windows Central, Ybarra made it clear that the console will be "100 percent" compatible with your existing Xbox One games.<p>He reiterated that …

Face-Off: Forza Horizon 3

Could this be our first look at how Xbox One titles will look on next year's Project Scorpio? Forza Horizon 3 represents a fascinating balance …

Gaming

Huawei to Choose Samsung’s Tizen for Next Smartwatch instead Android Wear

<i>by</i> 2016/09/29 at 1:53 AM<p>In a past report, it was definite that Huawei was not meaning to dispatch an Android Wear smartwatch at whatever time too …

Mustang And Lamborghini-Inspired Xbox Consoles Up For Grabs

Xbox is celebrating the launch of Forza Horizon 3 by giving away two bespoke Xbox One consoles, one in Australia and one in France. <br>The most …

Forza Horizon 3 review: a new visual benchmark for the Xbox One

Forza Horizon 3 sends the series on a beautiful cross-country road trip of Australia that is enjoyable in all the same ways Horizon 2 ever was.<p>“The …

Samsung Releases the Samsung Galaxy TabPro S

In response to the growing work and play needs of the millenial generation, Samsung introduces its first 2-in-1 tablet, the new Samsung Galaxy TabPro …

Apple Butter Cinnamon Rolls with Maple Frosting

In a large bowl whisk together flour, baking powder and salt, with a pastry blender cut in butter until it resembles coarse crumbs, add milk and with …

PS4 Pro vs PS4 Slim vs Xbox One Scorpio: Is it worth upgrading or waiting for new console?

MICROSOFTXbox One Scorpio could be worth waiting for<p>The Xbox One S is a thing of genuine beauty, while the upcoming Xbox One Scorpio promises to be …

PS4 Pro

Microsoft Wanted To Give Purchasers The Option With The Early Xbox One Scorpio Announcement « Video Game News, Reviews, Walkthroughs And Guides

Microsoft announced the Xbox One Scorpio early- very early. When they announced it at E3 this year, it was still a year and a half from release, and …