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Ask The en: Why Xbox is called Xbox & Microsoft Launcher

By  •  2 weeks ago

The Leaves have fallen, and it always feels like it is always dark. Folks, it’s time for another Ask The en. In this edition, I answer questions about my favorite Android launcher, how Xbox got its name and more.
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Ask The en: Why Xbox is called Xbox & Microsoft Launcher
2 weeks ago

Ask The en: Why Xbox is called Xbox & Microsoft Launcher

By  • 

The Leaves have fallen, and it always feels like it is always dark. Folks, it’s time for another Ask The en. In this edition, I answer questions about my favorite Android launcher, how Xbox got its name and more.
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All About Crackdown 3 Pre-Orders & Editions
4 weeks ago

All About Crackdown 3 Pre-Orders & Editions

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This is something I thought I’d never get to type: Crackdown 3 pre-orders have begun, and we finally have an official release. It’s time to ready your wallet, Xbox One S or Xbox One X.
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Help: How to Use the Alexa Xbox One Skill to Control Your Console
2 months ago

Help: How to Use the Alexa Xbox One Skill to Control Your Console

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With the Alexa Xbox One skill, you can use your Amazon Echo to turn on your console, send messages and adjust your televisions’ volume without picking up your Xbox One controller.
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Ask The en: 2019 Xbox Exclusives and VR Dreams
2 months ago

Ask The en: 2019 Xbox Exclusives and VR Dreams

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Back again to answer your questions is Ask The en. If you’re interested in video games coming exclusively to Xbox One in 2019, selling your old console, or whether you should be emotionally invested in virtual reality headsets, this is the column for you.
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Editorial: Yes, I Gotta PlayStation 4 to Play Marvel’s Spider-Man. So.
3 months ago

Editorial: Yes, I Gotta PlayStation 4 to Play Marvel’s Spider-Man. So.

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All too often, fans of TV shows, movies, and video games fill the internet with broad declarations they have no intention of seeing through. I said I was going to buy a PlayStation 4 to play Marvel’s Spider-Man over the summer. And that’s exactly what I did.
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Ask The en: How to Clean an Xbox One Controller & Why Bixby Is Hot Trash
4 months ago

Ask The en: How to Clean an Xbox One Controller & Why Bixby Is Hot Trash

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Another month, another edition of Ask The en. I’ve got answers to all the questions you sent me this past month. That includes a guide to cleaning your Xbox One controller and the answer to a question I get a lot: why don’t I have Xbox Game Pass?
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Xbox Cloud Gaming Rumors: Let’s Start Asking the Right Questions
5 months ago

Xbox Cloud Gaming Rumors: Let’s Start Asking the Right Questions

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When rumors of something as seemingly as landscaping altering and exciting as an Xbox cloud console and companion service arrive in your newsreader, there’s a cycle that starts.
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Ask The en: My Favorite Xbox Controller, A Xbox Media Remote & More
5 months ago

Ask The en: My Favorite Xbox Controller, A Xbox Media Remote & More

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This time around, I’ve got answers for questions concerning my Xbox controller of choice, the Xbox Media Remote and Forza Horizon 4.
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