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Tech Roundup: Surface Pro, Windows Blue and Free Xbox LIVE Gold Membership weekend

This week on Pureinfotech: Surface with Windows 8 Pro price has been revealed, but is it worth the money? Microsoft is preparing the next version of Windows codename “Blue”. This is part of a new approach of releasing new updates every years — but not to be confused with regular updates. Plus, if you happen to have the pockets empty to sign up for a Xbox LIVE Gold Membership, the software giant is letting every Xbox owner from November 29th through December 2nd get access to online gaming and apps for free!

This week also Microsoft unveiled that they had sold 40 million licenses of Windows 8 the first month, with a little help, of course.

Do you have a touch-enabled device like a tablet or a new all-in-one PC? If yes and if you want to learn more touch gestures to get the most out of your device, you should check the new free training from Microsoft — The interesting part is that each tutorial was created with GIF animated images.

For this week Windows 8 app peek, we have the classic Microsoft Minesweeper, the new reimagined game comes with new adventures, Xbox integration and badges.

Finally, this week I came across the first Windows 8 Easter Egg, it’s simple, but you might not have even noticed. All this and more…

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