Best Buy $139.99 Acer Iconia Tab 8 is a Very Good Deal

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Best Buy and device maker Acer are teaming up for a deal so great that it may just be the best promotion available on a Windows 8 2-in-1 device yet. As of right now, Best Buy shoppers can pick up the Acer Iconia Tab 8 for just $139.99 at Best Buy. When they do, they’ll […]

Windows 10 9901 Leak Spills More Secrets

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We don’t yet know everything about the features Microsoft has plans for regular users when its Windows 10 operating system launches in the second half of 2015. That being said, Windows 10 9901, a leaked version of the operating that made its way to the internet this weekend, includes tons of big changes that aren’t […]

7 Casual Games to Download for iPhone for the Holidays

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Chances are that if you belong to a gift giving family you’re about to give or receive an iPhone or iPad this holiday season. The first thing you’re going to want to do is setup up the new device with an Apple ID and essential apps like Facebook, Twitter and more. The second thing you’re […]

Why You Shouldn’t Upgrade Windows

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As far as I’m concerned, there is almost never a reason to not upgrade Windows. Sure, upgrading is sometimes annoying. There’s always that awkward transition period when you’re trying to figure out where the new things are. Then you get to the point when you start to wonder why someone bothered changing the way something […]

Xbox One Review 2014 – My Experience Gaming A Year later

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There’s not a lot of wiggle room for things to go wrong in the first year of a video game console’s life. Any company that botched a release as famously as Microsoft did with the Xbox One should count itself lucky that any users at all that they made it to year two. Ironically, the Xbox […]

5 Cool Mobile Gaming & Mobile Accessories

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Gaming is quickly growing into a huge hobby. Some of the growth is obvious, titles like Grand Theft Auto 5 had huge releases. Sony and Microsoft continue to sell thousands of their living room consoles each week. Some of this growth is less obvious though, next to audio apps. You no longer need a dedicated […]

Why Buy a Surface Pro 3 Over a Windows Notebook

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Windows notebooks with ridiculously low price points have become the norm. Spend a little bit more money and you can get a Windows notebook with a touchscreen and as much storage as you can ever hope to fill in your life time. Windows tablets have become ridiculously cheap too and now offer Desktop app compatibility. […]

7 Games to Download for Android Phones for the Holidays

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Giving or planning on receiving an Android smartphone or tablet this holiday season? First you’re going to want to set up a Google Account and move your contacts, pictures and music. Second, you’ll want to download some fun games to enjoy on your new Android device. Here are 7 games to download and enjoy over the […]

Big Price Cuts Arrive for Two Xbox One Games

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Microsoft has another big deal on Xbox One games for those who already have one of its Xbox One consoles or plan to purchase one in the future. It’ll sell Destiny and Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare for just $29.99. Xbox 360 users are included in the deal too. Microsoft revealed the deal this morning […]

Another Patch Coming to Fix Assassin’s Creed Unity Problems

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There’s another patch coming to address the Assassin’s Creed Unity problems buyers have complained of since the game launched this past November. Ubisoft, the game’s developers, revealed Update 4 to address Assassin’s Creed Unity problems users are reporting early this afternoon. According to a post on the Assassins Creed Unity Live Updates blog users can expect […]

PC Gaming Also on the Agenda at Windows 10 Event

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Microsoft is gearing up for another serious attempt at offering a cohesive gaming experience for buyers of Windows PCs. At least that’s how it appears based on comments made by Microsoft’s Head of Xbox, Phil Spencer about the upcoming Windows 10 event on its campus. Commenting on what he would have to share when he […]

Leaks Reveals Surprise Change for Xbox One Dashboard

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It looks like gamers will be able to see a bit more of the backgrounds they’ve chosen to display on the software that powers Microsoft’s Xbox One console. It’s possible that Microsoft has plans to introduce transparent tiles so that people can see more of what they care about and less of the giant squares […]

How to Delete a Game from Xbox One

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Microsoft’s Xbox One console has more power than any other Xbox console that came before it. Because of that raw power, games look better and feel more realistic. That’s great for everyone. We need a way to truly differentiate the experience users got with the Xbox 360 and what’s available with the Xbox One. Storage […]

January 21st Windows 10 Reveal Confirmed 

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Speculation over what could and could not make it into the next major release of Windows, Windows Phone and Microsoft’s Xbox One console will come to an abrupt end on January 21st. That’s when Microsoft has scheduled its reveal event for what every day users will get when they upgrade or purchase a phone, tablet, […]

Key Windows Phone 10 Upgrade Detail Leaks

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When Microsoft launches Windows Phone 10 in 2015 it could introduce what’s being described as “exploding live tiles,” according to reports. Windows Central is reporting that Microsoft has plans to introduce a new feature to the Windows Phone Start Screen that will allow users to see options more quickly than they can day. As described, […]

MSN Windows Phone Exclusives Arrive for iPhone and Android

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Owners of Apple’s iPhone and devices running Google’s Android operating system can now download some of the best exclusive apps they previously would have had to purchase a Windows Phone to get. Earlier this morning Microsoft revealed cross-platform versions of its MSN experience apps. The new MSN apps appeared in the Google Play Store and […]

With Minecraft, Windows Phone Lands Huge Gaming Win

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Today, Windows Phone users have cause for celebration. After months of speculation Microsoft’s mobile operating system finally has a version of Minecraft Pocket Edition to call its own. Microsoft revealed Minecraft Pocket Edition at its Blogging Windows outlet early this morning. The ridiculously popular game’s arrival on the platform means that owners of Samsung, Lumia […]

Android Wear Lollipop Update Release Date Arrives

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Owners of the Moto 360 and other Android Wear devices can expect new Watch Face customizations and more thanks to a new Android Lollipop update rolling out. Google announced the new Android Wear update that’s rolling out now, this morning, following weeks of leaks and speculation about when Android Lollipop – or at least some […]

T-Mobile Brings Money-Saving Plans Back to Stop the “Hate”

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T-Mobile is once again using its money-saving tactics and brash bravado to lure customers away from Verizon and AT&T Mobility. Yesterday the fourth-largest carrier revealed plans to bring back the promotion that awarded a family of four unlimited calling and 10GB of data for $100 a month. It’s also introducing unlimited everything plans for two […]

Xbox One Gets Big Advantage with Twitch App Update

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On-demand video streaming, content filters and a better home screen are just some of the features rolling out to Twitch on Xbox One, the live streaming video service that Microsoft’s Xbox One console uses to let people share footage from their favorite games. Microsoft and Twitch revealed the new Twitch for Xbox One app this […]