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Microsoft Cuts Xbox One Price to £399.99 in UK

Price cut comes into effect from 28 February<p>Microsoft has announced a £30 price cut for its next gen Xbox One console, bringing the RRP down from …

'Titanfall' Comes Free With Your Xbox One In Launch Promotion

"Titanfall," perhaps the most anticipated game of the new generation of consoles, makes its debut Friday. But giant robots aren't the only thing that will be dropping then: the game will be included free in purchases of the Xbox One, making the effective price of the console lower than ever.<p>$500 …

The Xbox One Can Stream Games Via Twitch Starting In March [UPDATE]

Next month, an update will bring the popular Twitch video game broadcasting service to the Xbox One in a way that home consoles have never seen …

Xbox One controller could support stereo sound soon

Last week, Microsoft put the Xbox One headset adapter up for pre-order. The headset adapter will only have stereo output through the controller, but …

Updated: Microsoft Preparing To One-Up AMD's Mantle With New Version of DirectX

<b>Update</b>: An AMD spokesperson has offered this statement: “<i>Yesterday several articles were published that reported that DirectX® and OpenGL are being extended to include closer-to-metal functionality and reduced CPU overhead. AMD supports and celebrates a direction for game development that is</i> …

Wolfenstein: The New Order is 1080p, 60fps on Xbox One and PS4

Bethesda promises parity.<p>Exit Theatre Mode<p>Bethesda has announced that Wolfenstein: The New Order will run at 1080p and 60fps on both PS4 and Xbox One.<p>…

Manchester City v Sunderland: Simulating Capital One Cup Final on FIFA 14

Manchester City are the firm favourites to land the Capital One Cup trophy, but Gus Poyet's Sunderland are more than equipped to challenge Manuel Pellegrini's men all the way to the final whistle.<p>The Black Cats enjoyed a thrilling semi-final victory over Manchester United on their way to Wembley, …

'Titanfall' Is A Big Deal For Microsoft And The Xbox One

The above video is the gameplay launch trailer for the upcoming Microsoft exclusive <i>Titanfall</i> from EA Games and Respawn. It’s a gameplay trailer, but it’s plenty “cinematic” at the same time.<p>This is because, from what I’ve seen and played of the game, gameplay in <i>Titanfall</i> often feels that way: Big, …

Xbox Live reportedly coming to Android soon

Microsoft is reportedly looking to bring Xbox Live to Android and iOS, possibly bringing achievements and cross-platform play to more smartphones and tablets.<p>According to <i>The Verge</i>, Microsoft is looking to expand the service to more platforms. The company recently hinted at its plans to expand Xbox …

Call of Duty: Ghosts' second DLC, Devastation, launches April 3 on Xbox

The second multiplayer expansion for <i>Call of Duty: Ghosts</i> is called <i>Devastation</i>, and it will be released April 3 on Xbox 360 and Xbox One, publisher Activision announced today.<p>As with all Call of Duty downloadable content, <i>Devastation</i> will be exclusive to Xbox consoles for a period of time, usually …

Buy an Xbox One, get Forza 5 for free

Beginning next week, select retailers will include a free copy of racing simulator <i>Forza Motorsport 5</i> with the purchase of an Xbox One, according to a post on the Major Nelson blog.<p>Those who purchase the standard Xbox One console for $499.99 will get a digital copy of Turn 10 Studios' latest title, …

Spotify Acquired Music Tech Company The Echo Nest In A $100M Deal

On the heels of the news yesterday that Spotify had acquired music discovery technology company Echo Nest, we now have a price for the deal: it was $100 million, with 90% of that in Spotify equity.<p>Spotify declined to comment on the figure, which comes from a reliable source close to the deal. We …

Facebook Announces First Data Center with Rapid Deployment Design

Facebook today announced plans to build the first data center using its new “rapid deployment data center” (RDDC) design, its most efficient method to build a data center yet. It will be located in a second building at the company’s existing campus in Luleå, Sweden, the location of the social …

Twitter paid $36 million for IBM patents to avoid a lawsuit

Twitter paid a hefty sum for a group of patents acquired from IBM, according to a newly published Securities and Exchange Commission filing.<p>Twitter paid $36 million to acquire more than 900 patents from IBM, shows the filing published Thursday by the government agency. IBM announced the agreement …

Galaxy S5 official covers up for preorder in the UK, and they are not cheap

Samsung showed off accessories for the new Galaxy S5 last week at MWC, but now we have some prices to associate with the pretty pictures.<p>UK-based accessories retailer MobileFun put up for preorder cases and covers for the Galaxy S5, leaking at the same time the first press shots of these …

Moto X Discounted to $339 for Students

Motorola today announced it is offering yet another discount for the Moto X: students can now grab an off-contract device for just $339 (compared to $399 off-contract or $49 with a new two year contract). Furthermore, the Moto Maker customization tool now has a College Collection design gallery, …

Inspired By Google’s Project Ara, A U.K. Team Is Now Working On A Modular Smartwatch

Google’s Project Ara modular smartphone — itself inspired by Phonebloks — is still very much in development, with a workable modular handset not likely to appear until next year at the earliest (although Google has announced a developer conference for the concept this April).<p>But the concept of an …

iPhones Less Likely To Be Damaged, More Likely To Be Stolen Than Other Smartphones

According to a new report, iPhone users are 46% less likely than other smartphone owners to need a replacement device due to accidental damage — but 65% more likely to have their device stolen or lost.<p>The insight comes from third-party insurance company ProtectCell, who based their findings on 2 …

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New Concepts Imagine the iWatch as a Lifestyle Device, Traditional Timepiece

While earlier iWatch concepts were inspired by the wearable's health-tracking features, a new set of renderings from Argentine design student Tomas Moyano imagines the iWatch as a device that'll produce "a further and deeper interaction between human beings and technology."<p>Moyano pictures a …

Instagram Lands Its First Big Ad Deal

Facebook may finally start to recoup some of the money it paid for Instagram.<p><i>Ad Age</i> reports that Instagram has inked an ad commitment with Omnicom, a …