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 […]

Microsoft Band Update Sets Stage for Apple Watch Battle

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Significant Microsoft Band updates aren’t a thing shoppers are used to just yet, but Microsoft seems to be trying to remedy that ahead of the Apple Watch’s looking release. Today, the company revealed a new Microsoft Band update that packs a keyboard, a new bike mode and updated companion apps. Microsoft began rolling out the […]

Windows 10 Leaks Surface With Strange Controversy in Tow

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Fresh leaks of Microsoft’s Windows 10 operating system don’t reveal any new features. However, they are stirring up some unforeseen controversy and sharp criticism from longtime Windows users. Pictures of what could be Windows 10 build 10014 surfaced this past weekend on Twitter, a social network that allows users to post text, images and video somewhat anonymously. […]

Amazon Delivers Stunning Xbox One Savings

Save more than $50 on the Xbox One deals in November.

Another Xbox One price cut means big savings and this time more than just a few games are included. Amazon’s new bundle  includes things potential buyers might expect, like a free game, and at least two surprise items they wouldn’t. Starting today, anyone and everyone can pick up the new Amazon Xbox One Value Bundle. Make […]

How to Use iCloud with Microsoft Office Files

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Microsoft recently updated their Microsoft Office apps for iOS making it possible to now use iCloud Drive to sync Office files from a Mac or PC to an iPad or iPhone. We’ll show users how to take advantage of the new feature so they can work on their Microsoft Word, Excel or PowerPoint files on a […]

Dell XPS 13 2015 Review

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

The new Dell XPS 13 2015 is the best Windows notebook you can buy. After multiple refinements Dell delivers the best Windows notebook experience for users who need a great screen, wonderful design and a very portable notebook. Dell doesn’t try to deliver a tablet and a notebook Windows 2-in-1 that often leads to sacrifices […]

How to Reset a Windows Phone

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Microsoft’s Windows Phone operating system should be easy to use. The Start Screen, Microsoft’s version of the iPhone’s home screen, is filled with tiles that showcase relevant information so that users don’t actually have to dive in and out of their most used apps. Cortana, Windows Phone’s personal assistant, makes playing a specific song, opening an […]

What is OneDrive?

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Microsoft and all the things that it offers directly to consumers is teetering on the edge. Over the edge are all the different products Microsoft has managed to improve on since repositioning itself shortly before the launch of Windows 8. Behind it are all the products and initiatives that failed to catch on. OneDrive, Microsoft’s […]

Windows Phone 8.1 vs Windows 10: What’s New & Different

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Late yesterday Microsoft finally let owners of its Windows phones try out Windows 10 for the very first time. Through the Windows Insider Program anyone with a supported device can download the operating system ahead of release and get a look at Microsoft’s vision. And what a vision it is. The version of Windows 10 […]

Surface Pro 3 Review

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For years, it’s been the belief of most that hardware is only as good as the software running on it. Make no mistake, this is true. It’s why Apple’s iPhone first took off and is still popular. It’s why millions of users install Microsoft Office on their machines despite there being free alternatives. It’s also […]

21 Xbox One Tips for a Better Experience

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It’s ironic that we still consider living room entertainment systems like Microsoft’s Xbox One a living room console or device. Really, the Xbox One is anything but a “device.” When many hear device, they think of less complicated, feature-specific things that don’t require that much management and aren’t that intricate. The Xbox One isn’t complicated, but […]

NBA Live 15 Coming to EA Access on Xbox One

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Today, playing Electronic Arts’ professional basketball game on the Xbox One costs $59.99, but a leak from Microsoft’s Xbox website indicates that will change very soon. A new image on the site shows that NBA Live 15 is joining the assortment of titles available through Electronic Art’s EA Access subscription service. News of Electronic Arts […]

More Xbox On Windows 10 Gaming Details Incoming

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Microsoft says it plans to talk a lot more about how the Xbox ecosystem will fit into devices running Windows 10 at the Games Developer Conference next month. The company, which revealed that Xbox would play a major part in its upcoming Windows 10 operating system last month, talked more about their plans for GDC […]

Explosive New Just Cause 3 Trailer Arrives

A screenshot from Just Cause 3 from Flickr.

Developer Avalanche Studios has delivered another look at its Just Cause 3 game due out this year, and it’s arguing that what we see in the new “Firestarter” trailer is just a tease of what gamers can expect when it launches later this year. Sony was one of the first to provide details about the […]

Rise of the Tomb Raider Interview Reveals More

Fans can't stand The Rise of Tomb Raider Xbox One exclusive, but the wording offers hope.

Video game developer Crystal Dynamics is revealing more about Rise of the Tomb Raider, an exclusive Xbox One and Xbox 360 game scheduled to arrive later in 2015. In a video Brian Horton talks more about Rise of the Tomb Raider, including a few story details and a lot of new information about the game’s locations. […]

Windows 10 for Phones Preview Arrives

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Microsoft is finally ready to share test versions of its Windows 10 for Phones software with the public. Earlier today Microsoft rolled out the updated Windows Insider Program, letting users download Windows 10 for Phones to their own devices for the very first time free of charge. Microsoft announced the Windows 10 Technical Preview for […]

Key Xbox One Upgrade Makes Staying Social Easy

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It’s now even easier for Xbox One owners to see what their friends are up to on Xbox Live. In a move that brings Xbox Live even closer to working as an online social network plus a video game service, Microsoft has updated its Xbox.com website with a new Home area and more. Starting today, […]

iPhone 6 Plus iOS 8.1.3 Review: Two Weeks Later

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Apple continues to deliver small, but important updates for the iPhone 6 Plus and after spending two weeks with the iOS 8.1.3 update it is time to share how it handles on the iPhone 6 Plus. We are still waiting for other updates from Apple that will add important features and hearing rumors of an […]

Windows Change Could Make Big Chromebooks a Better Buy

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If reports of Microsoft changing the way it handles Windows 8.1 with Bing are correct, the next cheap full-size notebook most users buy could be running Google’s Chrome OS instead of Windows. The Register is reporting that sources inside Microsoft say the company is planning to make big changes to Windows 8.1 with Bing. Windows […]