Microsoft Does Accept Bitcoin Now


Bitcoin gains more acceptance. Another big company starts to accept Bitcoin and this time it is Microsoft. They made it now possible to add funds to your Microsoft account via Bitcoin. You can’t use Bitcoin directly to buy content or products, however, you can use Bitcoin to add funds to your Microsoft account and with the money you can make purchase apps, games and more for Windows, Windows Phone and Xbox. In the official announcement of Microsoft they mention that they work together with BitPay, the leading payment processor of the Bitcoin ecosystem. If you used Bitcoin to add funds … Continue reading Microsoft Does Accept Bitcoin Now

Yet Again, Microsoft Shows Xbox One Games On A Windows PC System


I am not really a console gamer but I pretty much feel with any console gamer when I see something like this, because it is basically false advertising and a shame. It happened several times in the past that Sony and Microsoft have been using PC systems to show off console titles at game events. Yet it happened again… Microsoft has been caught again while doing it. This time on the recent Gamescom 2014. The blog CentrumHer posted photos today from one of the Xbox One areas at the current Gamescom and you can clearly see the Xbox One cases … Continue reading Yet Again, Microsoft Shows Xbox One Games On A Windows PC System

Late but… Microsoft MS-DOS Is Now Open Source


I really have nice memories when I think about MS-DOS. Not that it is the first operating system I saw but it is an operating system that did escort me through my teenage. I remember when I sold my Amiga computer to get a PC. And at that time I had to learn about MS-DOS and I remind that I later installed the Norton Commander and this tool gave me a much better usability, while managing folders, installations and so on. However, I had to learn MS-DOS commands before and I did so. MS-DOS stands for Microsoft Disk Operating System … Continue reading Late but… Microsoft MS-DOS Is Now Open Source

DirectX 12 Will Hit The Windows Systems Probably In 2015


Microsoft and the partners Nvidia, AMD, Intel and Qualcomm revealed DirectX 12 at the 2014 Game Developers Conference, according to Polygon. The new DirectX version will come with improvements and will be available for all Microsoft platforms like the Microsoft Windows operating systems for usual PC´s but also for Xbox One and Windows Mobile operating systems. The graphics efficiency for modern games will be enhanced as tasks will be better spread across multi-core CPU´s, which will according to them reduce the performance decreases in bottleneck situations. Microsoft states that DirectX 12 will come with better support for multiple GPU´s. Nvidia … Continue reading DirectX 12 Will Hit The Windows Systems Probably In 2015

Microsoft Point System Disestablished Soon


I am usually not that guy who writes much about consoles like Play Station or Xbox but I found an interesting news and it´s worth to mention. As a gamer you might know that a lot of companies and online game stores have something like a point system. That means that they don´t show you your local real currency but instead some of them convert your deposit to points. And many people are aware of the fact that this has only one reason…. confusing you and make you pay more than you usually would do. Yes, I have the balls … Continue reading Microsoft Point System Disestablished Soon