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Windows Phones to get better gaming, battery with DirectX 12

Better gaming via DirectX 12 isn't only for PCs and consoles, Qualcomm says

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Jerks on Xbox One now face warnings and penalties

Repeat offenders could find it harder to play online.

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Xbox One's price disadvantage disappears with new bundle

Best Buy and Walmart are offering a bundle that makes Microsoft's Xbox One cheaper than the Sony Playstation 4.

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Move over Morpheus: Microsoft reportedly developing Xbox VR headset

The battle for fooling your eyeballs continues.

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Microsoft ships Surface 2 tablet with LTE

The leaks are true: There's a version of the Microsoft Surface 2 tablet with LTE technology embedded in it.

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

Selling consoles like smartphones was a failed experiment.

Missing Pieces: Wrapping up the week's must-know gaming news

Twitch beats Pokemon, Batman gets his license, and you turned into Jerry Seinfeld—this is gaming news for the week of March 3.

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Windows Phone passes BlackBerry in U.S., comScore says

IDC reported the shift early last year.

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Skype for Outlook.com rolls out worldwide with new HD video call support

Now you can chat about how much email stinks while achieving inbox zero.

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Will Microsoft keep or kill the Nokia X? It might do both

A Microsoft spokesman says that while Microsoft loves the services included on the Nokia X, the future is Windows Phone.

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