How to Reset Your Xbox One

How to Take a Screenshot on the Xbox One (2)

The Xbox One is a pretty advanced piece of technology. Every day millions of users power up their Xbox One to play video games. At any given time, thousands are streaming video from YouTube or Netflix and listening to songs through Xbox Music. The Xbox One is meant to be that all-in-one, futuristic entertainment system […]

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

Microsoft-Band

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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

How to Set a Background in Windows 8 (3)

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

How to Sync Your OneDrive Pictures & Documents to Windows 8  (4)

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

Yoga 3 Pro in Stand mode.

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

How to Take a Screenshot on the Xbox One (2)

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 […]

Cheap Surface Pro 3 Upgrades Arrive

Surface Pro 3 Review (7)

Microsoft is kicking off a new trade-in program designed to let users get their hands on a cheap Surface Pro 3, provided that they own a previous generation Surface. The company, which began selling the Surface Pro 3 last summer, revealed the trade-in program last week. It’s promising as much as $650 for users who […]

3 Tips for Buying a New Windows 8 PC

The Dell XPS 13 2015 display includes a QHD+ option that looks amazing.

Microsoft’s Windows 8 operating system didn’t exactly kick off a complete revolution in computing. The are pockets of innovation though. For all the talk we hear about Start Screens and Windows Store apps, Windows 8 PCs are better overall than their older counterparts. New backup and restore options mean you’ll never really need to take […]

T-Mobile Lumia 925 & AT&T Lumia 1520 Get Lumia Denim

Lumia 1520 Review (3)

More and more users are getting an improved camera experience and the ability to trigger the Cortana personal assistant without touching their phone this week. The update that contains both features, referred to as Lumia Denim, has arrived for owners of the T-Mobile Lumia 925 and the AT&T Lumia 1520. The AT&T Lumia 1520 became […]

Cheap Xbox Live is the Best Deal in Gaming

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Microsoft Store, the retail arm of the company behind Windows, Windows Phone and Office, is making it even cheaper to sign up for its Xbox Live gaming service. The retailer is offering cheap Xbox Live and taking the paper cards that the codes usually come on out of the question It’s unclear when the Microsoft […]

Fable Legends Detail Shocks Xbox One Owners

Fable Legends Beta Details

New details developer Lionhead Studios is sharing about its Fable Legends game has both Xbox One and Windows gamers talking a lot about micro-transactions and low-cost games. This morning Lionhead Studios revealed that Fable Legends will be absolutely free-to-play. Lionhead made the announcement this morning in a post on its Fable Legends news blog. News of […]

How to Change the Background on a Windows Phone

The Lumia 830 already has Lumia Denim on-board.

Microsoft’s Windows Phone operating system is probably unlike anything you’ve used first hand. Windows Phone has some flexibility in the same way that Google’s Android operating system does. That being said, it’s tightly designed with specific use cases in mind. It’s meant to be an easy operating system to pick up, but some of Microsoft’s […]

Decent Deal Makes the Lumia 830 An Even Better iPhone Rival

The Lumia 830 already has Lumia Denim on-board.

Microsoft Mobile hasn’t yet delivered a flagship Windows Phone completely capable of taking down the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus on features alone. That isn’t stopping from AT&T from making the Lumia 830 more of an iPhone rival on price. As of today, a Lumia 830 with a two-year service contract costs just $69.99. […]

How to Take a Screenshot on the Xbox One

Here's why you shouldn't buy the Xbox One yet.

The Xbox One console you have in your living room isn’t the Xbox One Microsoft released back in 2013. Just like it did with the Xbox 360, Microsoft has added out new features for owners through software updates. Some would say it’s been even more aggressive, rolling out changes and tricks that users request monthly […]