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Take a look inside the $70 million LA mansion Minecraft paid for, it'll blow you away

Take a look inside the $70 million LA mansion Minecraft paid for, it'll blow you away

By 19 December 2014

When Markus "Notch" Persson sold Minecraft developer Mojang to Microsoft for $2.5 billion (£1.6 billion) earlier this year he made a personal fortune. And why not? After all, he created a fascinating game with a community base that grows every year.... >>

Microsoft's Lumia Denim update is now rolling out, with 4K-quality video recording and more

Microsoft's Lumia Denim update is now rolling out, with 4K-quality video recording and more

By 18 December 2014

The Lumia Denim update is now available for a "limited number of devices in selected markets," Microsoft has announced. Microsoft first unveiled the update at IFA 2014, emphasising it would initially launch for Lumia 830, Lumia 930, Lumia Icon, and Lumia... >>

Microsoft sells MixRadio music service to Line, suggesting it could come to Android and iOS

Microsoft sells MixRadio music service to Line, suggesting it could come to Android and iOS

By 18 December 2014

Microsoft plans to sell MixRadio to Line - a company that makes a mobile messenger app - for an undisclosed amount. According to Microsoft, MixRadio is now available in 31 countries and serves up music to "millions" of customers. Formerly called Nokia... >>

Telltale turning its Walking Dead adventure skills to Minecraft next

Telltale turning its Walking Dead adventure skills to Minecraft next

By 18 December 2014

Telltale Games has just announced it is developing a Minecraft-inspired game called Minecraft: Story Mode. Telltale, which also developed the new Game of Thrones video game series, as well as The Walking Dead and The Wolf Among Us, is collaborating with... >>

Microsoft is working on a service for streaming apps and games to Windows devices

Microsoft is working on a service for streaming apps and games to Windows devices

By 16 December 2014

Microsoft is developing a better way to compete with Google and its cloud-based apps and operating system. The company is building a experimental service for streaming apps and games on Windows, it's claimed. ZDNet has reported that Microsoft's Azure-based... >>

Microsoft's Gestures Beta app brings 'enhanced' gestures to Lumia Windows Phone devices

Microsoft's Gestures Beta app brings 'enhanced' gestures to Lumia Windows Phone devices

By 16 December 2014

Microsoft has been working on some interesting gestures for Windows Phone that will allow you to interact with your device without having to touch the display, and the company is now ready to show off those new gestures by launching an app in beta. The... >>

Windows 10 rumour round-up: What’s Microsoft planning for its next major OS release?

Windows 10 rumour round-up: What’s Microsoft planning for its next major OS release?

By 12 December 2014

Windows 8.1 launched for the public in October, but that doesn't mean Microsoft's Windows team immediately went on holiday. On the contrary, it started working on the next major release. UPDATE: Microsoft has announced the next version of Windows. It... >>

Xbox One gains ground, was best selling console in UK and US in November

Xbox One gains ground, was best selling console in UK and US in November

By 12 December 2014

Last month, during the console's first birthday celebrations Pocket-lint revealed that the Xbox One was soon to be announced as outselling the PS4 in the UK for the first time. That has now been confirmed but there is more; it was also the best-selling... >>

Microsoft now lets you pay for Xbox games and more with Bitcoin

Microsoft now lets you pay for Xbox games and more with Bitcoin

By 12 December 2014

Microsoft accepts Bitcoin. Thus, if you want to buy downloadable content from the Redmond-based company, you can add Bitcoin funds to your Microsoft Account as a payment option. Microsoft has quietly started to support it, allowing anyone to purchase... >>

Exclusive MSN apps for Windows Phone now available for iOS and Android

Exclusive MSN apps for Windows Phone now available for iOS and Android

By 11 December 2014

Microsoft runs a bunch of internet websites and services and apps under the MSN brand, and it is now attempting to make some of those MSN products cross-platform and mobile. The company has announced that it is "completing" a cross-platform vision by... >>


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