How to Use a Song As an Alarm on the Nokia Lumia 520

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Microsoft’s Windows Phone 8 devices weren’t just built for selling users content and neither was the Lumia 520. The Lumia 520, Nokia’s most affordable Windows Phone device ever, runs Windows Phone 8, and it’s because of this that users aren’t forced to only purchase music, ringtones or alerts from Microsoft. Instead, the Lumia 520 can […]

Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel Release Date & Trailer Surface

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Gamers who haven’t upgraded to the next generation versions of Microsoft and Sony’s video game console do have one big exclusive game to get excited about this fall. Today video game 2K Australia and Take-Two Interactive revealed that PS3 and Xbox 360 users can expect Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel to be available this coming October. More […]

The Xbox One Is Faster Without Kinect

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Microsoft hasn’t made any significant changes with the processors and other internals included inside the $399 Xbox One that’s launching on June 9th, but it has confirmed that game developers will have slightly more power to create new games with starting this month. Head of Xbox, Phil Spencer announced that the software development kit rolling […]

EA Delivers a Stunning Transformation in First Madden NFL 15 Trailer

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If the game trailer for Madden NFL 15 posted to the web this morning is any indication, Xbox One and PS4 users can expect this year’s entry in the football franchise to look absolutely stunning when compared to previous titles in the series. EA released its first trailer for Madden NFL 15 earlier today. Unlike […]

Here’s When You Can Expect an iPhone 6 Rival Running Windows Phone

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Things have been mostly quiet on the Windows Phone front since Microsoft unveiled Windows Phone 8.1, but if a new report is accurate Microsoft could spice things up with a new flagship smartphone that could rival Apple’s iPhone 6 this fall. Alleged details about new devices being launched by Nokia Devices and Services – what’s […]

Official Xbox One Controller PC Drivers Now Available

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Starting today, PC gamers can plug in an Xbox One controller and use it as a joystick and controller pad replacement. Microsoft announced the Xbox One controller’s PC drives earlier today, making good on a promise it made just before the Xbox One’s launch. When Microsoft made that promise some PC users feared that Microsoft […]

New Nook Tablet Arrives to Take on Kindle Fire HDX

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Barnes & Noble, one of the largest seller of physical books on the planet, is teaming up with tablet powerhouse Samsung to launch the Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 Nook, a next-generation Nook tablet. The two companies announced the new co-branded tablet in a statement earlier today, effectively ending the period in which Barnes & Noble […]

Amazon 3D Smartphone Launch Confirmed for June 18th?

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It now appears as if Amazon really is poised to launch the Amazon 3D Smartphone like previous rumors said it would. Today, Amazon began allowing absolutely anyone to apply for invites for a launch event that’ll be taking place on June 18th. Amazon first posted a link to the sign ups page on its Twitter account […]

What Apple TV? Microsoft Adds 45 New Apps to the Xbox Ecosystem

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Forget the Apple TV, today Microsoft announced that its partners will launch 45 new apps for the Xbox One and Xbox 360, growing its catalog of content partners by 25% and giving users new reasons for picking up its console. The company took to its Xbox Wire news blog to share information about the apps […]

Hard Drives Arrive in June Xbox One Update: What You Need to Know

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When the Xbox One launched last fall it had one major problem that it shared with Sony’s PS4 gaming console. With the Xbox One, Microsoft starting pushing digital video game downloads pretty hard. In addition to buying disc based games and installing them onto the Xbox One’s hard drive, users have the option to purchase […]

Microsoft Gives Users Hundreds of New Reasons to Pick Up the Xbox 360

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Two updates that allow Xbox One and Xbox 360 users to access entertainment applications without having an Xbox Live Gold subscription are now available. Microsoft, confirmed that it’d begun releasing the new software updates for the Xbox One and Xbox 360 earlier today in a post on Xbox Wire. Just last month Microsoft announced that […]

Microsoft Fights Off Google Dominance With Android’s Own Best Weapon

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Microsoft is taking some inspiration from its own Windows operating system and even Google’s Android to deliver a feature that’s been requested since the company first revealed Windows Phone back in 2010. This past week Microsoft released Files, an app that will allow users of devices running its Windows Phone 8.1 update to manage their […]

Office for Android Could Arrive Before Microsoft’s Own Users Get It

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One report now indicates that users with an Android tablet should expect a touch-centric version of Microsoft’s Office suite of productivity apps even before they debut on Microsoft’s own Windows 8 and Windows RT operating systems. A report originating from All About Microsoft indicates that Microsoft has plans to release a version of Office for Android tablet […]

HTC W8 May Bring Android’s Best to Windows Phone

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Two of the features included in the latest smartphones from HTC, like the HTC One M8,  could be heading for Verizon’s network wrapped up in a new body and running Microsoft’s Windows Phone 8.1 operating system. According to Evleaks, a well-known leaker of smartphone and tablet release information who has been extremely accurate in the […]

Batman: Arkham Knight Release Date Delayed

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Xbox One and PS4 users who were excited to get their hands on Batman: Arkham Knight, the final installment in the Batman series that includes the Batmobile as a usable gadget, are in for a longer wait than originally thought. Today, Batman: Arkham Knight publisher Warner Brothers posted a new trailer for the video game, […]

Microsoft Stuns with Forza Horizon 2 for the Xbox One & Xbox 360

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Microsoft will follow up last year’s release of Forza Motorsport 5 with a nwer version dedicated to winning over casual racing game fans. Shocking most industry insiders, users can expect to travel France competing against other users with tricked out cars in Forza Horizon 2 on both the Xbox One and Xbox 360 this fall. Though […]

Mac OS X Yosemite vs Windows 8.1

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Whether Apple took inspiration from Google’s Android and Microsoft’s Windows Phone when creating the iOS 8 operating system it’s preparing for the iPhone & iPad will be hotly debated for months to come. The same can’t be said for whether Mac OS X Yosemite takes inspiration from Microsoft’s Windows 8.1 operating system. Apple announced OS […]

The Start Menu is Still Coming to Windows 8, Just Not Soon Enough

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It turns out that Microsoft may not be working as quickly to return the Start Menu to Windows as had previously been assumed. New reports indicate that the Windows 8.1 users could be waiting for the interface to return for a very, very long time. How long? According to sources who spoke with AllAboutMicrosoft, users […]

3 Problems Only Xbox One and PS4 Users Have

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Its unclear what most Xbox One and PS4 users thought the next generation gaming would mean for the things they do every day. There’s the things that all now come standard with both consoles, like the ability to purchase the digital version of a game on release day, or being able to share video clips […]

Where to Buy & Pre-Order the $399 Xbox One

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In just a week Microsoft will take another big step forward when it unleashes the $399 Xbox One. It was around a year ago today that Microsoft officially announced the Xbox One. In many ways that initial console and the vision Microsoft shared in a tent on its campus that day never made it to […]