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Microsoft to remove full ReFS support from Windows 10 Pro, push Workstation SKU

Enlarge (credit: Anna ) In the Fall Creators Update, Microsoft is removing the ability to create volumes using its new ReFS file system from Windows 10 Pro. Existing volumes will continue to work, but Pro will no longer be able to create new ones. After rumors in June , Microsoft confirmed last week that it…

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Microsoft sells out pre-orders for new Xbox One X ‘Project Scorpio Edition’

Gamers are excited about the “world’s most powerful console.” Microsoft on Sunday opened pre-orders for its new Xbox One X — specifically, the “Project Scorpio Edition ,” an ode to the console’s original codename. Most retailers, from GameSpot to Amazon to Best Buy to the Microsoft Store , were sold out Monday. Some physical Microsoft Store…

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Age of Empires gets a sequel from Company of Heroes studio Relic

Microsoft is making a new Age of Empires game . The publisher revealed the sequel to its real-time strategy series as part of the GamesCom fan event in Germany this week. Developer Relic Entertainment, best known for its beloved Company of Heroes games, is producing it. Like previous entries in the series, Age of Empires…

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Detroit’s high-paying jobs are following wherever tech companies go

Over the weekend, a nonprofit called Detroit Future City released a report titled “139 Square Miles ,” detailing changes in Detroit’s population, jobs, economy, neighborhoods, and housing market. While Detroit’s economy shows promising signs of revival, much of it is clustered in the areas where tech companies are setting up shop. There are also worrying…

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Microsoft outlines the upgrade procedures for Xbox One X

Enlarge / Prepare yourself… Last night’s pre-Gamescom Microsoft press presentation was light on major announcements. But the event did include some details about how current Xbox One owners will be able to move their games and settings over to the new, 4K-capable Xbox One X when it launches on November 7. The easiest way to…

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Watch all the Xbox One X and Xbox One premiere trailers from Gamescom

Microsoft just dropped a bunch of new videos for the upcoming games for the Xbox One X console and its Xbox One predecessor. The company also unveiled a limited edition Project Scorpio version  of the Xbox One X game console that debuts on November 7 and opened preorders for the new edition after its press event ahead…

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Microsoft opens Xbox One X pre-orders with limited ‘Project Scorpio Edition’

If you’ve been waiting to pre-order an Xbox One X, now’s your chance. Microsoft has opened up pre-orders for its new flagship console, starting at $499. What’s more, the earliest adopters will receive a limited “Project Scorpio Edition” as well. For those not keeping up, when Microsoft revealed Project Scorpio would officially be called the…

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Microsoft unveils Xbox One X limited edition and Xbox One S bundles

Microsoft wants you to feel special. So, it a limited edition  of the Xbox One X game console that debuts on November 7, as well as new limited editions of the Xbox One S console. Microsoft also opened preorders for these new editions after its press event ahead of the Gamescom event in Germany. In…

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Xbox One X preorder info is coming at Gamescom

If you want to make sure you’ll get an Xbox One X , you’ll want to pay attention to news coming out of Gamescom . Microsoft is going to reveal when preorders for its new machine will become available during a presentation at the Cologne, Germany event. Microsoft’s presentation starts at noon on August 20. #XboxOneX…