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Conceptual artist Martin Hajek is back at it again, and this time, it has nothing to do with Apple. He has created a Tesla Cybertruck-inspired Xbox Series X that wouldn’t look out of place in Elon Musk’s home, complete with a stainless steel low-poly shell with a matching game controller. Aside from the aesthetics, everything else looks to be the same. Read more for additional pictures.
Here’s a first look at actual Xbox Series X gameplay, and Microsoft’s goal is to launch the next-gen console and Halo Infinite this holiday season. Currently, all 15 Xbox Game Studios teams are working on games for Xbox Series X and Xbox Game Pass. The company also confirms games that utilize Smart Delivery, which ensures that you always play the best version of the games you own for your console, across generations. Read more for two videos and additional information.
Microsoft’s Surface Book 3 is the company’s most powerful laptop ever, providing up to 50% more performance than Surface Book 2 and up to 17.5 hours of battery life, making it a worthy MacBook Pro competitor. Available in 13″or 15″ models, it features a high-DPI PixelSense Display, smooth, precise trackpad, comfortable keyboard and the performance of 10th Generation Intel Core™ processors as well as a choice of discrete NVIDIA GeForce GTX or Quadro RTX GPUs. Read more for two videos and additional information.
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Xbox Series X is coming out this winter, but you can rest assured that some Microsoft engineers are already working on its successor. Think of Project Oris as an all-in-one gaming console, smart speaker and projector. You can either connect it to an external display or project the image onto a flat surface at 8K resolution and in HDR. Read more for a video, additional pictures and information.
Microsoft is no stranger to releasing limited-edition Xbox consoles, and their latest one is themed after the upcoming Cyberpunk 2077 game. This special Xbox One X console features glow in the dark accents, laser etchings, a blue LED light up front, custom panels, and even a custom controller. No other information has been released other than it will be available in June, three months ahead of the game’s release. Read more for a leaked video and additional information.
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Many companies are turning to videotelephony for meetings, as many are forced to work from home. Whether it be Zoom, Microsoft Teams, or other software, there are plenty of options. Lizet Ocampo, the national political director for the progressive advocacy group People For the American Way, just so happened to be having one of these virtual meetings on Monday over Microsoft Teams when she accidentally turned on a potato filter. Read more for a video showing how to activate filters for Microsoft Teams and additional information.
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The Sony PlayStation 5 and Microsoft Xbox Series X are two next-generation consoles that gamers will be comparing for years to come. Whether it be the GPU, CPU or storage, there’s no shortage of high-end components. Both consoles will be powered by AMD CPU and GPU hardware as well as support hardware ray tracing, running Zen 2 CPUs alongside Navi 2x GPUs. Read more for a video and additional information.
Before diving into new hardware details, Microsoft wanted to assure gamers that their new Xbox Series X console is nowhere near as large as a 70-inch fridge, as it stands at just 11.85 inches tall. So, there will be no surprises there. On the hardware side, the Xbox team confirmed that thew new console will be powered by an 8 core AMD Zen 2 CPU and an RDNA 2-class GPU. Read more for a hands-on and tech demo videos.
Microsoft’s Xbox One S 1TB All-Digital Edition Console keeps everything in the cloud, and it’s being offered for just $166.99 shipped, today only, originally $249.99. That’s right, all of your games, saves, and backups are safe in the cloud, and since the content travels with you, you’re able to play games on any Xbox One. Plus, you can pre-install new digital games so you can play the moment they launch. Product page. Read more for a hands-on video review and additional information.
As most already know, the Microsoft Surface Duo is an upcoming dual-screen Android smartphone with a folio design. It features two 5.6-inch displays that can be used in various configurations (“postures”), including a laptop-like form where a Bluetooth keyboard is attached to the bottom screen. A newly leaked video shows off one new feature called “Peek” that is exactly as it sounds, the ability to view notifications without fully opening up the device. Read more for the teaser video and additional information.