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Microsoft DirectX Redistributable (June 2010)

Boost performance in graphics and sound when playing games or watching video on your PC.

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Microsoft teases unveiling of DirectX 12 later this month

Next iteration of Microsoft's game programming interfaces to be discussed at the Game Developer Conference on March 20, according to a Microsoft tease.

By March 5, 2014

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The complete guide to streaming games on Twitch

Here you will learn how to become a game-streaming master.

By September 4, 2014

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How to use your Xbox or PlayStation controller on your PC

There's no need to go out and buy a separate controller for gaming on your computer. Here's how you can use the controller that comes with your Xbox 360, Xbox One, or PlayStation 4.

By June 12, 2014

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Father of first Xbox Ed Fries optimistic about Xbox One

Fries, who was instrumental in creating Microsoft's first console, tells CNET about the "DirectX box", wooing developers, and uncertainty around "Halo".

By May 9, 2014

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Xbox: How Microsoft cracked gaming (video)

It was little more than a PC in a box, but the Xbox shot Microsoft to the forefront of the console race. Adventures in Tech examines how Microsoft found its cool.

By May 6, 2014

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Microsoft won't bring DirectX 11.1 to Windows 7

The latest flavor of the API suite that enables 3D animation and other multimedia effects remains exclusive to Windows 8 as Microsoft has no plans to port it over to Windows 7.

By November 12, 2012

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New mo-cap tech renders CG in real-time

An upcoming short film called Construct finds new ways to use the current CG animation technology to produce mind-blowing results.

By April 9, 2014

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Microsoft researchers think local with HereHere

Researchers at Microsoft's FuSE Labs launch a second project that investigates the intersection of hyper-local content and civic engagement.

By March 10, 2014

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How we test: Desktops

Learn about CNET's testing procedures for desktops.

By February 12, 2014

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How we test: Laptops

Learn about CNET's testing procedures for laptops.

By February 12, 2014