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Surface Book i7 refresh reviewed: Still awesome, but no next-gen specs

The Surface Book "Performance Base" refresh brings a faster Core i7 CPU, a GTX 965M GPU for twice the graphics performance, and a larger battery. All worthy upgrades on a svelte package that is still very expensive. Reviewers are praising it for what it delivers, except that maybe Microsoft could've waited just a little while longer and ship with Kaby Lake and a Pascal GPU instead.

You can now play Mass Effect 2 and 3 on Xbox One

One of the Xbox One's best features is its backwards compatibility support. Gamers who don't own an Xbox 360 can purchase and play an enormous collection of older titles through the Xbox One, and those that do own 360 games…
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