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Our Favorite Tips for Microsoft’s New Edge Chromium Browser

Microsoft has finally released the official, stable version of its Chromium-based Edge web browser. And while that doesn’t mean that your old-school Edge is going away today, Microsoft will start rolling out the Chromium browser in small batches before eventually replacing it via Windows Update this summer.Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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Why Today’s ‘Patch Tuesday’ Is So Important for Windows Users

If you’re a Windows user, all Patch Tuesdays should be important, save for those instances where Microsoft borks a patch and actually makes your Windows system worse than it was previously. Getting the latest feature and security updates for your system—mostly the latter—should be something you look forward to each…Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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Why Today’s ‘Patch Tuesday’ Is So Important for Windows Users

If you’re a Windows user, all Patch Tuesdays should be important, save for those instances where Microsoft borks a patch and actually makes your Windows system worse than it was previously. Getting the latest feature and security updates for your system—mostly the latter—should be something you look forward to each…Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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First-Party Xbox Series X Games Won’t Be Exclusive For A While, Microsoft Says

First-party Xbox Series X games won’t be exclusive for at least the first year or two, if a new interview with the head of Xbox Game Studios is to be believed. Speaking to the website MCVUK, Xbox’s Matt Booty confirmed what many have been assuming—that Microsoft’s games will be both forwards and backwards compatible.Read more… […]

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AMD’s Xbox Series X ‘Reveal’ Was a Fake

While the launch of new gaming hardware is always an exciting time for console gaming fans, we’re bound to see plenty of fake “leaks” and rumors in the lead up to the official launch of Microsoft’s Xbox Series X and Sony’s PlayStation 5 later this year. Sometimes, these “leaks” even come from places you wouldn’t…Read […]

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AMD’s Xbox Series X ‘Reveal’ Was a Fake

While the launch of new gaming hardware is always an exciting time for console gaming fans, we’re bound to see plenty of fake “leaks” and rumors in the lead up to the official launch of Microsoft’s Xbox Series X and Sony’s PlayStation 5 later this year. Sometimes, these “leaks” even come from places you wouldn’t…Read […]

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Quickly Upgrade Windows 7 to Windows 10 for Free With This PowerShell Script

If you’re reading this, you probably know how to upgrade one version of Windows to another. Even though it’s an easy process, it’s still tedious and boring to watch Windows download and install, and then you have to spend more time moving through screens and tweaking settings. Meh.Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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In Memoriam: The Apps and Services We Lost in 2019

The Wii Shopping Channel will never see another update day. iTunes was stripped for parts. MoviePass has been snuffed out like a candle in the wind, burning at both ends, being thrown at a customer’s face. Let us remember the apps and services we lost this year.Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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I Feel Ready For The Future Of Video Game Streaming On Xbox One With This $15 Piece Of Plastic

Power A’s new mobile gaming clip looks like the sort of accessory I might have bought for my Game Boy Color back in the 90s. It’s a mess of black plastic that makes weird clicking noises and, to the untrained eye, looks like garbage. But it’s made my Xbox One controller into an excellent portable […]

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I Feel Ready For The Future Of Video Game Streaming On Xbox One With This $15 Piece Of Plastic

Power A’s new mobile gaming clip looks like the sort of accessory I might have bought for my Game Boy Color back in the 90s. It’s a mess of black plastic that makes weird clicking noises and, to the untrained eye, looks like garbage. But it’s made my Xbox One controller into an excellent portable […]

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The Most Disappointing Gadgets of the Decade

For every major leap in technology, there have been plenty of face plants, ill-advised cash grabs, and just plan bad tech. So here are the gadgets and technology that absolutely screwed the pooch. Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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One Man’s Quest To Collect Every Classic PC Game In Existence

They’ve been outdated since the arrival of Windows 95, and aren’t always easy to get running on a modern PC. But MS-DOS games—those designed to launch from Microsoft’s old text-based operating system—are still very much worth preserving. One man is on a quest to archive every single one of them, from the biggest…Read more… Continue […]

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The Future of the Face Computer

Smart glasses definitely got off to a rocky start with consumers. To quickly recap, they were expensive, dorky-looking, and in real life, they didn’t live up to the fantasy painted for us in pop culture. As technologically advanced as something like Google Glass was, the first iteration wasn’t anything like what we’d…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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The Future of the Face Computer

Smart glasses definitely got off to a rocky start with consumers. To quickly recap, they were expensive, dorky-looking, and in real life, they didn’t live up to the fantasy painted for us in pop culture. As technologically advanced as something like Google Glass was, the first iteration wasn’t anything like what we’d…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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Microsoft Cancels Streamer’s Partnership After “Sex Offender” Tweet

Harrison “HarrisonJr” Patrick Stewart had, until last week, been a verified streamer and partner on Microsoft’s Mixer platform. His deal has since been cancelled after he tweeted an image of himself alongside the text “Come watch a registered sex offender plays Fortnite with 10 year olds!!”Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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How to Uninstall Windows 10’s Unnecessary ‘KB4532441’ Update

Microsoft accidentally pushed yet another unnecessary Windows 10 update. This week’s “KB4532441" update went out to regular users of Windows 10, even though the update was meant for those using Windows Autopilot—a way for IT departments to set up and manage new computers. Microsoft even let loose with a number of…Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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How to Extend Your Windows 7 Security Updates Past January

Do people still use Windows 7? Absolutely. And if they cling to it past January 14 of this coming year, they’ll have to pay a fee to Microsoft to continue to receive security updates. Most people won’t (and can’t) do this, as Microsoft’s paid security updates are geared only toward businesses, but a clever little […]

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