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How to Block Windows 10 Updates for As Long As You Want

I don’t generally recommend putting off system updates for too long, but there are good reasons why you might want to be wary of major feature updates for Windows 10. Microsoft’s track record at delivering flawless updates that won’t bork your system is spotty (to put it nicely), and it’s worth giving major Windows…Read more… […]

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Former Mixer Employee Calls Out Racism In Management

Over the weekend, former Mixer employee Milan Lee shared a blog describing his experiences with racism while working at Microsoft’s streaming platform, which was shut down today as part of a deal between Microsoft and Facebook. Lee’s post included allegations that he was singled out for being one of the few Black…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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Track Your Spending with Microsoft’s New ‘Money’ Template for Excel

If you’re tired of using third-party services to track your spending—either because they aren’t as useful as you thought they would be or you’re concerned about giving third-party services access to your bank account and credit cards—you can now connect your various financial accounts directly to Microsoft Excel. All…Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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Track Your Spending with Microsoft’s New ‘Money’ Template for Excel

If you’re tired of using third-party services to track your spending—either because they aren’t as useful as you thought they would be or you’re concerned about giving third-party services access to your bank account and credit cards—you can now connect your various financial accounts directly to Microsoft Excel. All…Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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Everything We Know About The Xbox Series X

We’re still months away from the “holiday 2020” season, which means we’re months away from the Xbox Series X existing in the wild. There’s a new Halo on the horizon, and we’ve all heard plenty about those teraflops, but beyond that, information has come out slower than self-serve frozen yogurt. With the runup to…Read more… […]

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Microsoft Broke One of Its Most Useful Windows 10 Features With Its Latest Update

Correction: 6/16/20 11:38 a.m. ET: Thanks to a few astute Windows 10 version 2004 users, we’ve been able to verify that the Fresh Start feature is not actually gone, but rather moved to a totally different location within the Settings. It also looks like Microsoft updated its support page yesterday to reflect this…Read more… Continue […]

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How to Hide Your Background in Microsoft Teams Video Calls

We previously showed you a hack that unlocked custom backgrounds for your Microsoft Teams video chats—allowing you to put yourself in front of an island, a static image of a room in your house or your favorite video game. Well, you can ignore that advice now, because Microsoft has officially rolled out this feature to… […]

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How to Hide Your Background in Microsoft Teams Video Calls

We previously showed you a hack that unlocked custom backgrounds for your Microsoft Teams video chats—allowing you to put yourself in front of an island, a static image of a room in your house or your favorite video game. Well, you can ignore that advice now, because Microsoft has officially rolled out this feature to… […]

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What We Still Don’t Know About PlayStation 5 And Xbox Series X

Today saw Sony officially unveil the PlayStation 5. Microsoft revealed the Xbox Series X last December. And while we already have quite enough to argue about between design choices and technical specs, there are still a few important things we don’t know about this upcoming pair of game consoles.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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What We Still Don’t Know About PlayStation 5 And Xbox Series X

Today saw Sony officially unveil the PlayStation 5. Microsoft revealed the Xbox Series X last December. And while we already have quite enough to argue about between design choices and technical specs, there are still a few important things we don’t know about this upcoming pair of game consoles.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Killer Instinct Documentary Reveals Surprising Connection to Buffy The Vampire Slayer

Fighting game community documentarian Esteban Martinez of Hold Back to Block returned this week with a full-length look at the history of Killer Instinct, focusing on its 2013 reboot. Surprisingly, the celebrated competitive fighting games actually has roots in licensed fare like Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Green…Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Killer Instinct Documentary Reveals Surprising Connection to Buffy The Vampire Slayer

Fighting game community documentarian Esteban Martinez of Hold Back to Block returned this week with a full-length look at the history of Killer Instinct, focusing on its 2013 reboot. Surprisingly, the celebrated competitive fighting games actually has roots in licensed fare like Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Green…Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Killer Instinct Documentary Reveals Surprising Connection to Buffy The Vampire Slayer

Fighting game community documentarian Esteban Martinez of Hold Back to Block returned this week with a full-length look at the history of Killer Instinct, focusing on its 2013 reboot. Surprisingly, the celebrated competitive fighting games actually has roots in licensed fare like Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Green…Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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How to Quickly Remove Windows 10’s New Cortana App

The new Windows 10 Version 2004 update is slowly rolling out to compatabile devices, though some users will be waiting for it a little longer. The update brings several new features to the OS, including an all-new version of Microsoft’s digital assistant, Cortana, whether you like it or not.Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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How to Quickly Remove Windows 10’s New Cortana App

The new Windows 10 Version 2004 update is slowly rolling out to compatabile devices, though some users will be waiting for it a little longer. The update brings several new features to the OS, including an all-new version of Microsoft’s digital assistant, Cortana, whether you like it or not.Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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Game Companies Say They’re Supporting Black Lives Matter, But Few Are Offering Specifics

As protests over the killing of George Floyd by police spread throughout the country last weekend, some of the gaming industry’s biggest companies put out statements in support of the Black Lives Matter movement. But while a few have shared some specifics about what they’re doing to help fight systemic racism, almost…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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