What is the Xbox Preview Program? 

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Microsoft’s Xbox One sort of looks like an appliance. It’s not hard to mistake it for something that you can plug in and forget about, something that simply does what you need it to do and gets out of the way. That’s not by mistake, that’s what Microsoft intended. Here’s the thing though, the Xbox One is […]

How to Get Free & Cheap Xbox One Games

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Microsoft’s Xbox One console looks like a big black giant box. On the top are vents that allow the console to breath and cool itself. On the back are all the necessary ports users need to connect the Xbox One to their TV and entertainment system.  The hard drive inside is where Xbox One games […]

Microsoft Readying Its Answer to the iPhone 6’s iOS

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When we’ll see Microsoft announce a direct competitor to Apple’s iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus remains unclear, but the first release of Windows 10 for phones is drawing ever closer if a new app update for Windows Phone users is an accurate indicator of the company’s plans. Users who’ve already downloaded the app that’s […]

Surface Pro 3 vs. iPad Air 2

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Just a few years ago we were only just toying with the idea of device convergence. Tech reporters and industry insiders predicted a future when having so many devices wouldn’t be necessary. You’d pick up your iPhone and it’d have a terrific camera, make phone calls and act as your computer. That day is here […]

Microsoft Luring Xbox One Buyers with Big Trade-In Credit

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It’s been almost a year and a half since Microsoft began selling its Xbox One gaming console. In that time it’s rolled out some unbelievable deals, including a price cut that makes the Xbox One’s basic bundle a mere $349. Now the company’s Microsoft Store retail are is going back to the basics to offer […]

iPhone Alternatives Coming From Microsoft Very Soon

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New rumors indicate Microsoft Mobile, the company formed from the Devices and Services arm of Nokia that Microsoft purchased last year, could have a two new iPhone rivals running its Windows operating system. A report originating from WPDang, a Windows Phone focused website, indicates that Microsoft has plans to announced two new iPhone 6 alternatives […]

Details on How to Play the Battlefield Hardline Beta Arrive

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After a big delay in the game’s release and days of speculation, Electronic Arts has finally announced the Battlefield Hardline beta release date for the Xbox One, Xbox 360, PC, PS3 and PS4. According to a new blog post, users can expect the Battlefield Hardline beta to arrive on February 3rd. Electronic Arts, the game’s […]

Outlook for iPhone Proves Microsoft Has the Right Idea

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Once again, Microsoft is proving just how its new agile way of doing business is best for it and the owners of smartphones that aren’t running its Windows Phone operating system. This morning the maker of Lumia Windows phones, Surface PCs and more announced Outlook for iOS and Outlook for Android, two new apps that […]

Don’t Buy a Surface 2

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It hardly seems like it but, almost three years ago Microsoft gave us our first look at the original Surface. That device was something we’d hardly ever seen from Microsoft in the hardware space. It was ambitious; Microsoft hoped that the Surface would be to Windows what the iPad is for Mac OS: a companion, […]

Should You Buy A Windows 8 PC Before Windows 10?

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It was nearly three years ago that Microsoft gave us our first look at what would become Windows 8, the operating system that comes on millions of notebooks, desktops and tablets today. Back then no one knew how an operating system built to meld three different kinds of devices would go over with users. It […]

Microsoft’s Surface 2 iPad Rival Is Dead

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The Surface 2, Microsoft’s first foray into making its own tablets and direct competitor to Apple’s iPad and the Nexus line of tablets from Google, is no longer an active experiment for the company. Early this week, Microsoft representatives confirmed that it’d stopped making the Surface 2. Business Insider is reporting that Microsoft confirmed the […]

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt’s First Three Hours Revealed 

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The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt is sure to be a best-selling role-playing game when it arrives on Sony’s PS4 and Microsoft’s Xbox One later this year. For those in doubt, yesterday Microsoft shared a deep dive of The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt’s first three hours of gameplay. Microsoft revealed its in-depth look at The Witcher 3: […]

Xbox One Gets Lightning Fast Upgrade 

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Having delivered transparent tiles that let users see past their apps and games and gaze at the background picture they’ve chosen for their profile, Microsoft, makers of the Xbox One, has a new update in store. This latest last software won’t add new features or make big changes to Xbox Live. Instead, the ridiculously fast […]

More Windows 10 Tablet Details Trickle In

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Version 9926 of Microsoft’s Windows 10 Technical Preview is already in the hands of developers and exciting testers. That doesn’t mean that there isn’t still plenty of details for Microsoft to share, and late yesterday a member of the team in charge of Windows 10 did just that. Some of those design decisions are sure to be controversial. […]

Windows 10 9926: What’s New & Different

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Having been coy with its future plans for months, late last week Microsoft finally revealed Windows 10 9926, the first fresh build of Windows 10 we’ve seen in months. In most ways, Windows 10 9926 is the first version that marks a true departure from Windows 8. Where past versions of Windows 10 looked more […]

$50 1TB Hard Drive is the Ultimate Xbox One Accessory

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Best Buy’s online store on eBay’s website may just be offering the best Xbox One accessory available. As of right now users can purchase a Toshiba external hard drive to add more space to Microsoft’s console for just $50. What’s more, that $50 gets users another 1TB of space for games and apps. It’s unclear […]

Battlefield Hardline Beta Starting Soon?

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With Battlefield Hardline set to launch on the Xbox One, PS4 this coming March, most speculated that it was only a matter of time before Electronic Arts released a Battlefield Hardline beta for users to experience the game for themselves. A newly leaked email indicates that the Battlefield Hardline beta could kick off during the […]

Super Bowl 2015 Predictions: Madden Picks a Winner

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When it comes to watching NFL football the biggest game is of course the Super Bowl. Trying to make Super Bowl 2015 predictions isn’t easy, but we have one for you below. This years big game is only a few days away, set to kick off on Sunday February 1st, as the New England Patriots […]

Windows 10 vs Windows 7: What You Need to Know

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Earlier this week, Microsoft showed everyone what they could expect from Windows 10. Forget all the new features and changes for a second though because its price was the biggest thing to come out of the keynote. For the first year, absolutely any Windows 7 user who has the latest updates installed will get the […]

Windows 10 Upgrade Guide: What You Need to Know

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For months, Microsoft has teased users about what it has in store for them when Windows 10 rolls out. That being said, only this week did we get a clear picture of everything Windows 10 will mean for users. Apps will work across Windows 10 on phones, tablets and notebooks and desktops. Windows 10 also […]