Post Tagged with: "Microsoft"

Microsoft is building a special version of Minecraft for HoloLens
/ June 15, 2015 12:59 pm
Microsoft is building a special version of Minecraft for HoloLens

The Verge reports "We got a closer look at Microsoft's HoloLens during Build in April, but the company is showing off the gaming aspects of its headset today. Microsoft has built a new version of Minecraft specifically for its HoloLens headset. You can play with a controller as you'd expect, and create or explore worlds using holograms you create with voice or gestures." . Read More

Lego, Warner Bros. Take on Minecraft with ‘Lego Worlds’
/ June 1, 2015 6:28 pm
Lego, Warner Bros. Take on Minecraft with ‘Lego Worlds’

Variety reports "Lego and Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment have unveiled “Lego Worlds,” a new PC-only game that allows fans to build virtually anything they want using digital Lego building sets. If that sounds familiar, it’s the basic framework of Minecraft — the ultra-successful franchise that Microsoft purchased last September for $2.5 billion.". Read More

Everything Microsoft announced at Ignite 2015
/ May 4, 2015 1:53 pm
Everything Microsoft announced at Ignite 2015

VentureBeat reports "Today Microsoft is making a whole bunch of announcements about its enterprise tooling at the 2015 Ignite conference in Chicago. Here’s a roundup of all the news out of the show." . Read More

Over-The-Air HDTV Makes Xbox One A Near-Perfect Cord-Cutting Console
/ May 1, 2015 2:26 pm
Over-The-Air HDTV Makes Xbox One A Near-Perfect Cord-Cutting Console

TechCrunch reports "Microsoft announced support for over-the-air TV broadcasts, including HD content, early in April. I’ve been using the setup since, after enrolling in the Xbox One Preview program and receiving a Mohu Leaf indoor HDTV antenna and a Hauppauge 955Q USB TV tuner to take it for a test ride.". Read More

HoloLens Hands-On: How We Built An App For Microsoft’s Augmented Reality Headset
/ May 1, 2015 2:21 pm
HoloLens Hands-On: How We Built An App For Microsoft’s Augmented Reality Headset

TechCrunch reports "Microsoft’s HoloLens is no joke. We’ve now tried the company’s latest revision of its unreleased augmented reality headset and even built an app for it. The new hardware, which Microsoft also showcased during its Build developer conference keynote yesterday, feels very solid and the user experience (mostly) delivers on the company’s promises.". Read More

ID@Xbox: “Our north star is ‘make life easy for devs'”
/ April 30, 2015 12:23 pm
ID@Xbox: “Our north star is ‘make life easy for devs'”

GamesIndustry.biz reports "The ID@Xbox program was announced in August 2013 to a mixed reaction from developers, but since then has built a diverse and interesting portfolio of titles. GamesIndustry.biz caught up with ID@Xbox games director Chris Charla to find out how the initiative has changed and how it will continue to evolve with the addition of the Windows 10 platform.". Read More

Microsoft’s New Browser Will Be Called Microsoft Edge
/ April 29, 2015 3:07 pm
Microsoft’s New Browser Will Be Called Microsoft Edge

TechCrunch reports "We knew that Internet Explorer was dead. We knew a successor was coming. We just didn’t know the official name, beyond the 'Project Spartan' placeholder. Now we do: Microsoft’s new browser is called Microsoft Edge.". Read More

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