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Submission + - You can now use the Xbox One controller to play games on the PC

BogenDorpher writes: In August of last year, a Microsoft spokesman confirmed that the Xbox One controller will be compatible for PC users sometime in 2014. That time has finally come. Windows gamers can now use the Xbox One controller to play games on their computer. If a game supports a USB gamepad or the Xbox 360 controller, it will also support the Xbox One controller thanks to these drivers. Grab the driver downloads for 32bit or 64bit Windows and game on!

Submission + - Sinofsky leaves Microsoft, Julie Larson-Green now in charge of Windows Division (

BogenDorpher writes: Steven Sinofsky, the man who was behind the development and marketing of Windows (including the recently released Windows 8), Internet Explorer,, and SkyDrive had apparently left the company. In his place, Julie Larson-Green will run the Windows division while Tami Reller will take charge of the business of Windows.

Submission + - Microsoft lanches, introduces metrofied mail on the web (

BogenDorpher writes: Microsoft, in an attempt to unify it's UI across all platforms, have today launched, a new add-on to it's popular Hotmail service. is practically the same as Hotmail, with the addition of a brand new metro user interface that cleans the whole thing up to make it clean and simple.

Submission + - Google+ not doing too well, according to new study (

BogenDorpher writes: A new Google+ study has revealed that the social network has received minimal social activity and features weak user engagement. According to Fast Company and their exclusive insights, Google+ is a virtual ghost town. But Google continues to argue otherwise.
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Submission + - Hackers targeting security hole in Microsoft Office for Mac (

BogenDorpher writes: For those who run Microsoft's Office for Mac, be warned of a new security hole that is being actively targeted by hackers. This new threat actually relies on a three-year old vulnerability in the way Office for Mac handles different types of Microsoft Word Files.

Submission + - Microsoft details Windows 8 for ARM (WOA) (

BogenDorpher writes: In a new Building Windows 8 blog post, Microsoft details Windows 8 on ARM, now known as WOA. As Microsoft explains, WOA is a new member of the Windows family that builds on the foundation of Windows. Best of all, it will have Office 15 apps integrated.

Submission + - Microsoft details the Windows Store (

BogenDorpher writes: Microsoft details the full Windows Store customer experience including browsing for apps and searching though a catalog of apps. On top of that, Microsoft has made it easy to update apps in Windows 8.

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