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Microsoft is about to announce Xbox All Access subscription

By | Gadgets, Gaming, Microsoft, xbox, Xbox All Access, Xbox Game Pass, Xbox One, Xbox One S, xbox one x

Microsoft published a news item announcing Xbox All Access on the Xbox blog and then unpublished it. But multiple news outlets spotted the article before Microsoft could take the post down. So now that the cat is out of the bag, it looks like Microsoft’s new hardware and software subscription is real. (Update: Microsoft has […]

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Rumored full mouse and keyboard support for Xbox One could change the gaming landscape

By | Gadgets, Gaming, Hardware, Mice, Microsoft, mouse, peripherals, TC, xbox, Xbox One

Microsoft may be readying a new weapon that could shift the balance in the interminable console wars: the mouse. Wait, you say, didn’t they promise that years ago, and aren’t there peripherals already available? Kind of. But going whole hog into PC-style controls allows Microsoft to create powerful synergies with Windows, performing a flanking maneuver against arch-rival Sony.

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Microsoft’s Xbox Adaptive Controller is an inspiring example of inclusive design

By | accessibility, Gadgets, Gaming, Hardware, Health, Microsoft, xbox, Xbox One

Every gamer with a disability faces a unique challenge for many reasons, one of which is the relative dearth of accessibility-focused peripherals for consoles. Microsoft is taking a big step towards fixing this with its Xbox Adaptive Controller, a device created to address the needs of gamers for whom ordinary gamepads aren’t an option.

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The SteelSeries Arctis Pro lineup is a new high-water mark in comfort and quality

By | Bluetooth, Computer Hardware, computing, controller, dts, Gadgets, Gaming, Headset, mac, microsoft windows, oled, player, PlayStation 4, Reviews, sound cards, SteelSeries, TC, Turtle Beach, wireless, Xbox One

SteelSeries has two new Arctis Pro gaming headsets out, and they pack a lot of tech and versatility into a comfortable, visually attractive package. The SteelSeries Arctis Pro Wireless and Arctis Pro + GameDAC are both incredibly capable headsets that deliver terrific sound, and depending on your system needs, should probably be your first choice […]

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8bitdo’s wireless adapter adds flexibility to Xbox, PlayStation and Switch controllers

By | Amazon, Android, computing, controller, DualShock, Gadgets, game controller, Gaming, Hardware, microsoft windows, Nintendo, Nintendo Switch, playstation, TC, video gaming, xbox, Xbox One

Game controller compatibility is a labyrinthine nightmare most of the time: Some controllers work with some platforms some of the time, but it’s very hard to keep track of how and when. 8bitdo’s latest accessory adds some simplicity to the mix, enabling use of Xbox One, PlayStation 4 and Nintendo Switch controllers with Switch, Windows […]

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Microsoft finally kills off the Kinect, but the tech will live on in other devices

By | Gadgets, Gaming, Hardware, Kinect, Microsoft, Xbox One

 Microsoft’s Kinect had a rapid ascent and slow, sputtering demise — it was an inelegant end, as the company couldn’t find a permanent spot for the once revolutionary accessory. Now Microsoft is finally ready to put the final nail in that coffin. Kinect creator Alex Kipman and Xbox GM Matthew Lapsen told Fast Co. that the company is finally end-of-lifing the peripheral, after… Read More

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