NVIDIA Shield is an Xbox & PS4 Rival Running Android TV

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Announced this week, the new NVIDIA Shield isn’t a handheld gaming console or new graphics card. Instead, it’s a video game console using the power of servers around the world and Google’s Android TV software to challenge the PS4 and Xbox One in the living room. Developers got their first look at NVIDIA Shield this […]

Microsoft Office 2016 for Mac Preview Arrives

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With the arrival of preview apps for Office apps on Windows 10, Microsoft quelled fears that it was focusing too much on the experiences on other platforms and neglecting its own. Now the company is back, with new a new Microsoft Office 2016 for Mac Preview that once again proves it is all about delivering […]

Rock Band 4 Release Confirmed

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In a new report out today, video game developer Harmonix doesn’t just allude to there being a Rock Band 4 in the works. Instead, it’s out right confirming a Rock Band 4 release date for 2015. An in-depth report from Polygon shares details on the surprise release of Rock Band 4. In today’s report, Harmonix’s […]

Microsoft Band in Stock Ahead of the Apple Watch Launch

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The Microsoft Band is once again in stock. At least, that’s what some users are seeing after getting emails overnight inviting them to purchase Microsoft’s competitor to the upcoming Apple Watch. WinBeta is reporting that online shoppers who’d previously signed up online began receiving emails informing them that the $199 Microsoft Band is back in […]

Windows 10’s Biggest Feature is Xbox Live

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As rumors and Microsoft itself suggested, what it shared about it’s plans for Windows 10 and Xbox Live at the Windows 10 Media Briefing in January was just the beginning. Today, the company is talking more about its plans, including a new accessories for Windows 10 games and the ability for users to purchase a […]

House of Cards: Frank’s New App Hits the Top of the Charts

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Everyday millions of workers look to their iPhone and iPad for entertainment. More specifically they’re looking for a short, but delightful iPhone game to take the edge off of a rough day. After being featured on the hit Netflix series House of Cards, $3.99 iTunes app Monument Valley is quickly becoming a staple of the […]

Steam Link & Steam Controller Coming to Slay the Xbox One

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This week at the GDC 2015, Valve, the developer responsible for big-name games like Portal and for the Steam PC gaming service, gave users another look at the hardware and services it hopes will make PC gaming every bit as mainstream as buying a PS4 or Xbox One. The new Steam Link and final Steam […]

PS4’s Project Morpheus Release Coming in 2016

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Project Morpheus, the virtual reality headset that Sony hopes will catch on with gamers looking for an immersive experience, is getting ever closer to release. This week at the GDC 2015 Sony confirmed it’ll hold a Project Morpheus release sometime in 2016. The announcement of an official Project Morpheus release in 2016 came during Sony’s […]

AT&T Lumia 640 & T-Mobile Lumia 640 Release Revealed

The Lumia 640.

Two of the United States’ largest wireless carriers are confirming that they have plans to release at least one of the new Windows Phones that Microsoft Mobile announced this week. The AT&T Lumia 640 has been confirmed along with the T-Mobile Lumia 640. T-Mobile confirmed the T-Mobile Lumia 640 and MetroPCS Lumia 640 in a […]

HBO Go Arrives on The PS4 Ahead of Game of Thrones

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Sony’s PS4 video game console, is finally getting one of the most popular entertainment apps in entertainment history. This morning Sony announced HBO Go for PS4, an official video streaming app for the premium television of the same name in the United States and it’s attracting a lot of attention.  Mostly, that’s because it’s come […]

Lenovo Promises Cleaner PCs after Superfish

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Lenovo, the world’s largest Windows PC maker, isn’t just apologizing for selling millions of PCs made vulnerable by a software package it installed at its factories. It’s also pledging to put an end to the amount of software add-ons it forces on users when they buy a PC. The promise came at the end of […]

HTC Vive & Gear VR Vie for Virtual Reality Relevancy

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Samsung and HTC are battling for more than just dominance of the high-end smartphone space. With an updated Gear VR headset Samsung is hoping to turn the one-off device it unveiled with the Galaxy Note 4 into something relevant. Meanwhile HTC and Valve are teaming up for the HTC Vive, a new entry in the […]

Lenovo Tab 2 A8 and Ideapad Miix 300 Offer the Best for Less

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Lenovo, the world’s largest maker of traditional Windows notebooks and desktops, isn’t settling for anything less than domination in Windows and Android tablets. At this week’s Mobile World Congress event the company unveiled the Lenovo Tab 2 A8 and the Ideapad Miix 300 for tablet buyers on a budget this summer. Despite them being of […]

Lumia 640 and Lumia 640 XL: 2 iPhone Rivals on a Budget

The Lumia 640.

Just as the rumors suggested, Microsoft isn’t showing any new flagship smartphones at this year’s Mobile World Congress event. Instead, the company is showcasing two new iPhone-alternatives, the Lumia 640 and the Lumia 640 XL. Both are for shoppers on a budget, and Microsoft is hoping that adding in a subscription for its world-class Office […]

How to Set a Background in Windows 8.1

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Microsoft’s Windows 8.1, isn’t well known for how easy it makes restoring PCs and tablets to factory settings or getting the latest apps and games from a safe place. Mostly, it’s known for the Start Screen and how it utterly alienated people who liked the Desktop. It’s the Desktop that allows users to resize apps […]

Nokia Wireless Charging Plate DT-903 Review

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It’s amazing that so much about wireless has changed. Displays have gotten bigger, with resolutions so good you might prefer to watch your favorite movies on your Windows Phone instead of your Xbox One. Data has gotten faster, even speakers have gotten clearer. One thing that hasn’t changed is charging. Depending on which device you […]

Microsoft OneDrive Review

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Talk of cloud services has reached an all-time high. Having spoon-fed smartphones and PC users new features that increasingly clog up their storage, the entire computing industry is shifting to a new way of getting users media. Forget downloading a movie, Microsoft and many more companies hope that you’ll want to stream them and not […]

3 Tips for a Cleaner Windows 8 PC

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Things in the Windows world have changed a great deal. Today, there are desktop PCs that fit in your hand and are powerful enough to get basic tasks done. These Windows PCs have astonishingly low price tags to match their diminutive stature. What’s more, these PCs are feature complete. They come with a full version […]

Xbox Support Arrives for Reddit

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There’s a lot of moving parts to a video game console and entertainment network like the Xbox One and Xbox Live. A new Reddit support account is how Microsoft hopes Xbox users will want to troubleshoot issues and fix problems that they notice with both. Microsoft announced the new Xbox_Support profile in the r/XboxOne area this […]

Battlefield Hardline Ready for Digital Pre-Order

No matter how well you play, your Battlefield Hardline stats will not carry over to the full game.

Microsoft is finally making Battlefield Hardline available for users to purchase directly from its Xbox Store, and doing so isn’t a bad move for some. Microsoft announced that users could pre-order Battlefield Hardline in the Xbox Store ahead of its March 17th release this past Thursday. Two versions of the game are available to purchase […]