Start Menu and Windows 9 Coming September 30th 

Microsoft will announce what will become Windows 9, including a new Start Menu and refreshed user interface, at an event on September 30th. That date comes from new reports originating from The Verge, which aligns with the release window shared by All About Microsoft the week before. Both outlets have a fairly decent track record of passing on accurate information about Microsoft’s plans for […]

T-Mobile Giving Free Data To Switchers & Customers 

Once again T-Mobile is putting the screws to AT&T, Verizon Wireless and Sprint. Today, the company announced that it would begin giving out  a year of free 4GLTE internet access to users who are able to convince their friends to switch to its network. To be clear, both the T-Mobile subscriber and the user switching to T-Mobile get that year’s […]

GameStop PS4 Deal Gets Buyers Free Infamous & More

Used and new games retailer GameStop is giving away free copies of Infamous Second Son and 3 months of PlayStation Plus as part of a new PS4 deal running for this weekend only. GameStop revealed the PS4 deal when it posted its flyer for the upcoming weekend this morning. From Friday, August 22nd to Sunday August […]

EA Sports Season Ticket Gets Users Madden NFL 15 Early for $19.99 [Update]

With a press release this morning, video game developer Electronic Arts is confirming that it no longer has plans to continue the EA Sports Season Ticket subscription service that let users get early copies of its sports games like Madden. That being said, the company isn’t fully cancelling the program until next year leaving hard-core Madden […]

AT&T HTC One M8 for Windows is On the Way

It was only yesterday that HTC announced it would be introducing a new flagship Windows Phone in the HTC One M8 for Windows, a refreshed version of the HTC One it announced earlier this year. Now AT&T has revealed that its customers will be able to purchase the new HTC One M8 for Windows too. […]

New Assassin’s Creed Rogue Trailer Reveals What You Can Expect

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Players of Assassin’s Creed Rogue, will team up with past series stars and more as they attempt to seek out and kill any member of the Assassin Order, as a recent trailer posted by Ubisoft recently revealed. After revealing Assassin’s Creed Rogue for the Xbox 360 and PS3 shortly before Gamescom 2014, developer Ubisoft gave […]

GTA V Flight School Update Lands Today

Developer Rocksteady Games is adding a ton of new missions, a new uniform and new planes with the San Andreas Flight School Update, a free automatic upgrade from Grand Theft Auto Online. That’s the multiplayer that’s given to GTA V buyers at absolutely no extra cost. Rockstar announced the San Andreas Flight School Update was […]

With New HTC One M8, Windows Phone Has Finally Arrived

With the new HTC One M8, HTC isn’t just releasing a new colored version of the same Android flagship that’s been available for some time. No, instead the company is revealing a new HTC One M8 running Microsoft’s Windows Phone with all of the same features and hardware specifications — exactly what Windows Phone needs. […]

August Xbox One Update Arrives

Microsoft has been on a roll these last few weeks, announcing updates and features for members of the Xbox One Preview Program at a rapid pace. With all of that activity it’s was easy to forget that normal users, that is Xbox One owners who haven’t signed up for the program, hadn’t gotten an update […]

$199 HP Stream Notebook Reveals How Chromebooks Will Die

For a long time we’ve known that Microsoft and its partners were planning to take the cheap segment of the notebooks market back with new low-cost Windows machines, but we didn’t know was how decent those notebooks would be. Leaks of the HP Stream, a $199 notebook coming later this year indicate that users can expect some […]

PS4 Game Sharing Feature Comes with a Big Catch

Better looking and more sophisticated gameplay weren’t the only things Sony promised users when it first unveiled the PS4 early last year. It also promised users extras, exclusive functionality that would allow them to play with their friends in new ways. The New PS Share system coming to the PS4 later this year is such a feature – […]

Why You Shouldn’t Buy the 4GB Xbox 360

With Microsoft’s Xbox One console off to sort of a slow start, naturally more and more users are considering purchase the Xbox 360, Microsoft’s last-generation console. That makes sense, the Xbox 360 has a ton of games that users can play with a controller or an Xbox 360 Kinect sensor. There’s also tons of apps […]

How to Use Bing Health to Track Your Steps with the Lumia 635

With the Nokia Lumia 635, Microsoft had a lot to consider. No other device makers competed  in the cheap smartphone race. Many weren’t interested, opting to compete with Apple’s iPhone with high-end smartphone stuffed full of advanced features and quality build materials. In the last year all that has changed, so much so that Microsoft needed an […]

Xbox One Bundles: Which to Buy

In the space of six months Microsoft’s Xbox One console has went from being a device with a very limited amount of options to a powerhouse. Today, there’s so many Limited Edition and exclusive Xbox One bundles that it’s hard to keep up, much less know which one you should plan on purchasing this fall. […]

How To Stop Updates on Windows 8.1

Updates have never been better than they are on Windows 8. For the most part, the operating system takes care of them itself, making sure that users always have the latest versions of Microsoft installed applications, and security updates whether they want them or not. The or not, is the problem there. Windows 8 removes most of the guess-work out […]

Is EA Access Worth Buying?

All at once, EA Access sounds like something that should have already been available for years, and something so futuristic and out of the box that Xbox One owners might have to pinch themselves. Electronic Arts’ new subscription service, EA Access is the first time in this console generation a game developer and publisher has […]

New Madden NFL 15 Ad Is the Best Thing You’ll Watch All Year

With the release of Madden NFL 15 coming on August 26th, developer Electronic Arts was always going to need to pull out all of the stops to get Xbox One and PS3 users in stores to buy the game on release day. To do that the company has to understand not just what it needs […]

Could the Start Menu Come to Windows 8 in September?

Users of Microsoft’s Windows 8 operating system who have been clawing for a return of the Start Menu and the removal of the Start Screen on their laptops and desktops may be in for a treat this coming September. That’s when new reports peg the first public release of Windows Threshold, or what most are […]

Xbox One Update Brings Streaming TV & More Today

After just announcing a slew of new software upgrades at this week’s Gamescom 2014 trade show in Germany, Microsoft is already updating the consoles of users who joined its Xbox One Update Preview Program with new features and extras. Microsoft started deploying the new update to some Xbox One users late last night, and with […]

Assassin’s Creed Unity Trailer Reveals Why It’s the Best Yet

Xbox 360, PS4 and PS Vita users have been hunting down foes and pulling the strings of non-fiction leaders for years, but only in Assassin’s Creed Unity will they feel like they’re actually at liberty to do what must be done, the way they want to. A new eleven minute long trailer released by Ubisoft […]