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Microsoft Promises 5 More Xbox Exclusives, Game Pass Demos In The Next Year

Microsoft Promises 5 More Xbox Exclusives, Game Pass Demos In The Next Year

Image: Microsoft Microsoft laid out some of its big plans for gaming ahead of Sunday’s Xbox and Bethesda showcase, and those plans include a steady stream of more big exclusives, expanded Game Pass perks, and bringing video game cloud streaming directly to smart TVs. Most of the plans are forward-looking, but Microsoft Gaming CEO Phil …

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Dell XPS 13 (2022)

Dell unveils a slimmer XPS 13 and a detachable 2-in-1 | Engadget

While all eyes are on the flashy new XPS 13 Plus, Dell hasn’t forgotten about its mainstay premium ultraportable or its convertible cousin. This year, the XPS 13 been redesigned to be slimmer and more power efficient. The XPS 13 2-in-1, meanwhile, has been transformed from a foldable laptop into a detachable Surface competitor. Both …

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Dell’s new XPS 13 adds Alder Lake CPUs, but this is more than just a spec bump

Dell’s new XPS 13 adds Alder Lake CPUs, but this is more than just a spec bump

Today Dell is launching the 2022 revision of its XPS 13 to include Intel’s latest 12th-gen Alder Lake CPUs that add more cores and a hybrid architecture, while saying the new version is its thinnest and lightest 13-inch XPS ever. The new laptop is 13.9mm thick (0.55-inches) and weighs as little as 2.59 lbs, compared …

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Microsoft's Activision Bizzard Acquisition: Execs Discuss Exclusives and Game Pass - IGN

Microsoft’s Activision Bizzard Acquisition: Execs Discuss Exclusives and Game Pass – IGN

Microsoft has discussed its plans for Activision Blizzard’s games after its intended acquisition of the gaming giant, from how it won’t make multi-platform games exclusive, to its plans for putting titles into Game Pass. Speaking during a briefing for media, Head of Xbox Game Studios, Matt Booty addressed the issue of exclusives, and tried to …

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Summer Game Fest schedule: Your complete 2022 guide | VGC

Summer Game Fest schedule: Your complete 2022 guide | VGC

E3 may have been cancelled this year, but you can still keep track of all the game news and announcements via our Summer Game Fest [48 articles]” href=”https://www.videogameschronicle.com/events/summer-game-fest/”>Summer Game Fest schedule. Summer Game Fest will be taking place on Thursday, June 9, and will be accompanied by a number of other live stream presentations from …

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Apple Releases New Beta Firmware for AirPods, AirPods Pro, and AirPods Max With Improvements to Automatic Switching

Apple Releases New Beta Firmware for AirPods, AirPods Pro, and AirPods Max With Improvements to Automatic Switching

Following the WWDC 2022 keynote this week, Apple has released a new beta firmware for several AirPods models, including the second-generation AirPods, third-generation AirPods, AirPods Pro, and AirPods Max. Apple says the beta firmware includes improvements to Automatic Switching and various bug and stability fixes. The new beta firmware has a version number 5.0 and …

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Ex-‘World of Warcraft’ developers unveil game in deal with Twitch stars

Ex-‘World of Warcraft’ developers unveil game in deal with Twitch stars

Placeholder while article actions load In the summer of 2005, 21-year-old Chris Kaleiki started a “World of Warcraft” guild called Notorious. While sharing player feedback about the game online, he attracted the attention of Blizzard developers, who hired him to work on “WoW.” Sixteen years later, Kaleiki — having left Blizzard in 2020 and still …

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iOS 16: Release Date, New Features and Everything We Know From WWDC

iOS 16: Release Date, New Features and Everything We Know From WWDC

This story is part of WWDC 2022, CNET’s complete coverage from and about Apple’s annual developers conference. This year at WWDC, Apple unveiled iOS 16, promising a bunch of neat, new features for your iPhone. With iOS 16, you’ll be able to edit messages you already sent in the Messages app and get new tools to …

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