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Oculus Rift VR headset launch is waiting for the perfect controller

The Oculus Rift headset is almost ready for primetime, but the virtual reality headset's accompanying controller is holding up the VR revolution.

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How to watch the Bonnaroo Music Festival live online all weekend long

Bonnaroo is one of the biggest music festivals of the year, and you can watch it live on your TV, PC, or mobile device. Here's how.

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Last-call for last-gen: 15 intriguing Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 games at E3 2014

Gaming's biggest event might be focused on new hardware, but the old consoles still have a little life left in them if these titles are anything to go by.

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Microsoft stops holding Netflix, Hulu hostage behind Xbox Live Gold paywall

Reports suggest Microsoft is about to stop making you pay a second time to access streaming content through your Xbox. Finally.

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I’m paying for what? How Xbox Live Gold must change for a new age of free

Xbox Live Gold still keeps free online services like Skype and Explorer behind its pay wall. That can’t last.

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Microsoft's pondering how to let you play Xbox 360 games on your Xbox One

Last year Don Mattrick's asserted that "If you're backwards compatible, you're really backwards." I guess Microsoft wants to be backwards now.

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Prepare for Titanfall on the Xbox 360... only now in April

The hit game for the Xbox One and PC is delayed, again, for the Xbox 360.

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Xbox 360 subsidy plan dies, Xbox One controller support still PC-bound

Selling consoles like smartphones was a failed experiment.

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Multi-GPU problems, loss of progress plague Titanfall launch

Respawn Entertainment continues to hammer out the bugs in the hit game.

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Satya Nadella: Can a data geek solve Microsoft's consumer puzzle?

Satya Nadella knows Microsoft in the abstract. But can he expand his knowledge of the cloud and server businesses into consumer and retail?