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Select SanDisk memory cards are on sale at Amazon. You can save up to 70% on select SanDisk memory items, for example you can get SanDisk Ultra 32GB MicroSDHC Class 10 UHS for $18.30 instead of $69.99 and SanDisk Ultra 64GB MicroSDXC Class 10 UHS Memory Card for $33.99 instead of $99. Find few of the cards available on this deal below. SanDisk Ultra 64GB MicroSDXC Class 10 UHS Memory Card SanDisk Ultra 32GB SDHC Class 10/UHS-1 Flash Memory Card SanDisk Ultra 64GB SDXC Class 10/UHS-1 Flash Memory Card SanDisk Ultra 32GB MicroSDHC Class 10 UHS Memory Card SanDisk Ultra 64GB MicroSDXC Class 10 UHS Memory Card Find the deal here from Amazon. ...

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Dell XPS 12 is one of the first touch Ultrabooks that came into the market. It allows you to transform your XPS 12 Ultrabook to a tablet with a fluid flip-and-fold motion. The first generation XPS 12 machine is now available on a deal from Amazon and the second generation XPS 12 is now on deal from Microsoft Store. The main difference between both the generation is the Intel CPU, while the new gen model comes with Intel Hasewell processor which offers better battery life. Key Specs: 12.5 in Full HD LED-backlit touchscreen with Truelife (1920 x 1080), 10-finger multi-touch support Intel Core i5-4200U 1.60 GHz with Turbo Boost Technology up to 2.60 GHz 4GB DDR3L-RS 1600 MHz 128GB SSD Windows 8.1 64-bit Waves MaxxAudio 3 Intel HD Graphics 4400 with shared graphics memory 2 USB 3.0 (1 regular, 1 with PowerShare) • Headphone output/Microphone input combo • Mini DisplayPort ...

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You can now pre-order the “Definitive Edition” of the critically acclaimed, award-winning, open-world action adventure “Sleeping Dogs,” set in Hong Kong which was reworked, rebuilt and re-mastered for Xbox One. Sleeping Dogs is an open-world action game set on the exotic island of Hong Kong with brutal martial arts combat, thrilling street races and a celebrated, gripping story. Entirely remade for the new generation of consoles and the very latest PCs The Definitive Edition includes all previously available content and a wealth of new technological upgrades. In this open world game, you play the role of Wei Shen, an undercover cop trying to take down the Triads from the inside out. You’ll have to prove yourself worthy as you fight your way up the organization, taking part in brutal criminal activities without blowing your cover. Torn between your loyalty to the badge and a criminal code of honor, you will ...

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We have got some bad news for gamers in China. Microsoft today announced that they have delayed the launch of Xbox One console in China which was scheduled to happen next week on September 23rd. The console is priced at ¥3,699 RMB. At the Xbox One media briefing held few months back, Microsoft and BesTV revealed that more than 25 developers are building more than 70 games for Xbox One including exclusive content, free to play games, and blockbuster titles. Microsoft said that “despite strong and steady progress, we are going to need more a bit more time to deliver the best experiences possible for our fans in China.” “At Xbox, we pride ourselves on delivering first rate gaming and entertainment experiences and to allow us to deliver on that promise we need to reschedule the launch of Xbox One,” Microsoft said in a statement. “Working with our partner, BesTV, ...

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You can now save up to 60 percent on in-app purchases in six of Gameloft’s most popular titles including Asphalt and this deal ends tomorrow, Sep 21st. You’ll also find savings within: “World at Arms,” a modern-war strategy game with battles around the globe, the acclaimed action role playing game “Dungeon Hunter 4,” the Roman Empire-based “Total Conquest,” the fast-paced “Despicable Me: Minion Rush” and pavement-pounding “GT Racing 2: The Real Car Experience.” These deep discounts only last through Sunday, so get them now in the Windows Store. via: Microsoft ...

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  Do you want to know a mind-boggling stat? 1 in 5 women and 1 in 16 men are sexually assaulted in college in the US. Yesterday, President Obama urged all Americans to stand up against sexual assault on college and university campuses. And Microsoft is showing the support for “It’s On Us,” a private-public partnership formed in response to this call to action between the Center for American Progress and a number of companies to help create a culture where sexual violence is unaccepted and survivors are supported. In support of this movement, Microsoft has made it easier for people to find information about sexual assault prevention and resources when they do those searches on Bing. One of those efforts is to help victims of sexual assault find resources, such as highlighting RAINN’s National Sexual Assault Hotline. Source: Bing ...

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Windows 8.1 already supports displays with resolution up to 4K and the scaling is adjusted based on the resolution. Today, PCPortal revealed that Microsoft has now added support for displays up to 8K resolution and offers better DPI scaling, they discovered it in the leaked Windows 9 build 9832. The above images shows various sizes of system icons that will be used based on the screen resolution and the below image shows how scaling with work based on the DPI of the display. Recently, Dell announced the new Dell UltraSharp 27 Ultra HD 5K Monitor, the world’s first display with Ultra HD 5K resolution (5120 x 2880). Ultra HD 5K is equivalent to four times the resolution of QHD and seven times the resolution of Full HD. This upcoming Windows 9 improvement would be a welcome change for customers who buy this Dell’s new display. Read more about Dell’s display here. Source: PCportal via: Neowin ...

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“D4” Games is now available for Xbox One as a digital download for $14.99. In this game, A time traveling detective has to solve his wife’s murder before he can prevent it. Use his supernatural ability to “dive” into the world of the living past by touching artifacts called “mementos” to find out the truth behind his wife’s death. D4 stars the young, eccentric, and hip David Young, whose wife was killed two years prior, and whose killer hasn’t yet been brought to justice. David, for his part, possesses the special ability to re-experience moments from the past, simply by touching mementos – such as, say, a strappy, summery high-heeled shoe. When David’s crazy roommate attacks him (with a live mouse inside her mouth) in one of the game’s early scenes, David starts to reminisce about the time when she “suddenly” moved in, and wisps nostalgic about how she would often bring ...

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Microsoft today released a live-action trailer titled “Leave Your Limits” for Forza Horizon 2 game coming to Xbox One. Turn 10 Studios and Playground Games recently revealed the launch trailer of Forza Horizon 2 showcasing the game’s massive wide-open world racing experience and ultimate celebration of speed, style and action-packed driving. The trailer highlighted the game’s beautiful southern European setting and thrilling, action-packed racing with more than 200 cars that are available at launch. The trailer begins in the playfully nostalgic world of an electric slot car track. The all-new 2014 Lamborghini Huracán – which will appear exclusively in Forza Horizon 2 this fall – leads the charge of cars breaking free from the track and driving hard through the coastline, vineyards, and towns of southern Europe. The Italian song featured in the spot, Adriano Celentano’s “Prisencolinensinainciusol,” helps to bring the fun and freedom of the game to life. twofifteenmccann partnered with ...

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At the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) in June, Ubisoft announced that the next installment of the Assassin’s Creed franchise, Assassin’s Creed Unity, will be released worldwide on October 28. Set in a once-magnificent Paris, Assassin’s Creed Unity plunges into the terror of the 1789 French Revolution and features the most dense and immersive Assassin’s Creed city ever created. It may be the grittiest, biggest, deadliest “Assassin’s Creed” ever. Check out the first Assassin’s Creed Unity Coop Gameplay trailer. Assassins fight side by side against terror and chaos. Even when the enemies are strong and you feel outnumbered, your brothers will always have your back. Pre-order from the below links, “Assassin’s Creed Unity” (Ubisoft) Microsoft Store. Assassin’s Creed Unity Xbox One – Amazon ...

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Microsoft Surface Pro 3 with Intel Core i5 processor, 4GB RAM and 128GB storage is now available on a great deal on eBay. While this model costs $999 from Microsoft Store and other retailers, this eBay seller is now selling it for $999 along with a free keyboard cover. All the Surface Pro 3 units will come with 12″ ClearType Full HD Plus display with 2160 x 1440 multi-touch as well. Pen- Get creative with note taking and drawing in applications such as OneNote1. Mark up your PowerPoint presentations, PDFs, and documents just like you would on paper. A pen digitizer and pen come with your device, making it easy to add a personal touch. Intel i5 processor- Enjoy rapid, powerful performance and excellent visuals. The Intel i5 processor uses latest technologies, including HD graphics, to deliver with speed and responsiveness. You can run programs such as Outlook1, Office 3651, and Desktop ...

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Urban Armor Gear has recently released a Military Spec drop tested case for the Microsoft Surface Pro and Surface Pro 2 tablets. This case is made of a distinctive one-piece design with a soft tactile backing with Frogskin technology that provides grip in wet or damp conditions, while a rubber core and bumpers resist impact from drops and abuse. Another highlight is that this cover also includes an kickstand which you can use after covering your Surface Pro device. Utilizing UAG’s feather-lite construction, the patented form-fitting design adds minimal size and weight, maintains compatibility with the Microsoft Surface Pro Type Cover keyboard, and includes an integrated kickstand.  The case is independently tested to meet military standards for drop and shock (MIL-STD 810G-516.6), a first for Microsoft Surface Pro cases. “We take pride in providing world-class protection for Microsoft’s Surface Pro and Surface Pro 2 tablets, guaranteeing our customers Military Spec ...

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Back in May, Microsoft announced their decision to openly share their platform roadmap via status.modern.IE. Yesterday, IE team announced another round of updates to their plan. These updates include new ECMAScript, Networking, Performance, Media, CSS, and DOM features under consideration and in development. Additionally, IE feature statuses are also integrated into caniuse.com via our open data feed. You can also help us make this a valuable resource for developers by contributing to the open source project. As always, ask us questions and give us feedback via @IEDevChat. Feature Status Math Built-ins (ES6) In Development Number Built-ins (ES6) In Development String Built-ins (ES6) In Development Object Built-ins (ES6) In Development RegExp Built-ins (ES6) In Development Classes (ES6) In Development Template Strings (ES6) In Development dppx Unit for resolution Media Query In Development DOM Event Constructors In Development WAV Audio Support In Development Meta Referrer In Development WeakSet (ES6) Under Consideration Spread ...

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Microsoft recently released an update to the Kinect for Windows SDK 2.0 to developers. This update contains important product improvements that add up to a more stable and feature-rich product. This updated SDK lets developers get serious about finalizing your applications for commercial deployment and, later this year, for availability in the Windows Store. With the Kinect for Windows v2 sensor and SDK 2.0 public preview, you get more of the precision, responsiveness, and intuitive capabilities you need to develop interactive applications that respond to movements, gestures, and voice commands. The v2 sensor and SDK deliver key features and enhancements that enable you to build applications that understand humans, objects, and their environments better, including: Improved skeletal hand and joint orientation Higher depth fidelity 1080p HD video Support for new development environments New active infrared capabilities Source: Microsoft ...

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Microsoft recently announced that they are making Azure HDInsight available for all customers in China as a public preview. This means Microsoft is the first global cloud provider to have a publicly available cloud Hadoop offering in China. So, both local Chinese organizations and multi-national corporations with offices in China can spin up a Hadoop cluster within minutes. HDInsight is a Hadoop distribution powered by the cloud. This means HDInsight was architected to handle any amount of data, scaling from terabytes to petabytes on demand. You can spin up any number of nodes at anytime. Microsoft charges only for the compute and storage you actually use. Since it’s 100% Apache Hadoop, HDInsight can process unstructured or semi-structured data from web clickstreams, social media, server logs, devices and sensors, and more. This allows you to analyze new sets of data which uncovers new business possibilities to drive your organization forward. HDInsight ...

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As part of the layoffs announced yesterday, Microsoft has decided to close down its Trustworthy Computing unit. Microsoft Trustworthy Computing group focuses on creating and delivering secure, private, and reliable computing experiences based on sound business practices. The security of our customers’ computers and networks is a top priority. We are committed to building software and services that help protect our customers and the industry. Our approach to security includes both technological and social aspects, and we strive to ensure that information and data are safe and confidential. Drawing on industry best practices, we make investments to increase the security of our technologies and to provide guidance and training to help minimize the impact of malicious software. Closing down Trustworthy Computing group doesn’t mean Microsoft is giving up on its security policies, instead they are now trying to fold the work on security, privacy and related issues into its Cloud & Enterprise ...

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