Microsoft Preps Microsoft Band for Apple Watch Release

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With the official Apple Watch release set for this Friday, April 24th, most companies are adding new software features and extras to their apps and services. Microsoft began the week with Apple Watch updates for some of its most popular apps, but it’s also adding new features and software upgrades to its own Apple Watch […]

Fixes, More for Halo: The Master Chief Collection Incoming

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Microsoft is dropping another huge update for its Halo: The Master Chief Collection first person shooter, and revealing more about its plans to add a fifth game to the compilation in the very near future. Late yesterday video game developer 343 Industries announced a slew of new changes and feature upgrades to Halo: The Master […]

How to Use Facebook on Windows 8.1  

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Our notebooks, tablets and desktops enable so much that it’s easy to forget the things we do with them on a daily basis. If you have a computer with internet access, chances are you visit Facebook often. Facebook has everything. You can instant message people regardless of geographic location or wireless carrier. You can scroll […]

Microsoft Arrives Early with Apple Watch Support

This is what you absolutely need to know about the Apple Watch release.

Microsoft may have its fitness platform and wearable device, but that isn’t stopping the company from getting out first-class support for Apple Watch. Over the last week Microsoft has launched a few new dedicated experiences ahead of the Apple Watch release date. Microsoft updated its OneDrive cloud storage app last week with light Apple Watch support. […]

Blockbuster Xbox One Deal for Upgrades Arrives 

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Microsoft’s Xbox One entertainment and video game console isn’t getting any cheaper thanks to deals from Microsoft itself. That isn’t stopping video game retailer GameStop from offering an amazing Xbox One deal for those looking to upgrade right now. Earlier this month GameStop began offering deep discounts on the Xbox One to anyone willing to […]

First Halo 5: Guardians Pre-Order Details Arrive 

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As it shares bits of plot in a new podcast, Microsoft is continue to share pre-order and purchasing details for Halo 5: Guardians, the next major release in its long-running first-person shooter series. This morning the company announced a new Halo 5: Guardians pre-order deal that’ll get GameStop shoppers exclusive access to in-game armor. Microsoft […]

Windows 10 Release Rumors Arrive 

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Microsoft shocked most Windows notebook, desktop and tablet users when it revealed the Windows 10 operating system would return the Desktop interface and Start Menu to prominence. Now a leaked Windows 10 release time-frame threatens to do that again. Comments made by the CEO of one Microsoft’s biggest partners indicate Microsoft plans to launch its […]

Why You Shouldn’t Buy a Surface Pro 3 Right Now

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Microsoft made waves with its original 2-in-1 strategy back in 2012. As Microsoft saw it, people would want something more than an impressive notebook and an impressive tablet. They’d want them both, in a single package with high-end finishes and a reasonable price tag. The Surface Pro and Surface Pro 2 didn’t exactly deliver on that […]

Windows 10 for Phones 10051- What’s New & Different

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Microsoft’s messaging would have you believe that there’s just one Windows 10 operating system arriving later this year to address the concerns of users on desktops, notebooks, tablets and phones. That’s not entirely accurate, there’s another version of Windows 10 being worked on at Microsoft called Windows 10 for Phones. Windows 10 is how Microsoft […]

9 Exciting Star Wars: Battlefront Details

The rest of us are still waiting to see the PS4 Star Wars: Battlefront gameplay footage.

Between Star Wars: Battlefront and the new Star Wars trailer for A Force Awakens it’s been a blockbuster week for fans of the science fiction universe. By the end of 2015 we’ll be awash in new Star Wars settings and it’s enough to get the blood pumping a little faster even in April. We have to […]

5 More Xbox One Tips

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The Xbox One isn’t necessarily a complicated machine. That being said, it is fully featured. You could spend days or months with the Xbox One and still not know about some of the features the console has at its disposal. Gotta Be Mobile last shared a comprehensive list of Xbox One tips in February to […]

How Microsoft Hopes to Lure You to Windows 10

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In a new blog post chronicling its design process, Microsoft is talking more about Virtual Desktops, the new feature coming in Windows 10 that Microsoft hopes will convince longtime Desktop power users to upgrade. Windows 10 is the software update Microsoft says is launching sometime later this year. In that post at Blogging Windows, Microsoft […]

How to Fix Xbox One Kinect Problems

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Microsoft’s Kinect sensor for the Xbox One is a controversial piece of technology. Having proved that people were looking for a way to interact with their console with their voice. The Kinect 2 sensor for Xbox One is the original Kinect sensor, but better. There’s a wide-angle lens and adjustable neck so that it can […]

6 Xbox One or PS4 Games to Spend Your Tax Return On

Score 20% off all games for the next two years.

There is no date or month more ingrained into the American adult mind than April 14th. On that day, year after year the Internal Revenue Service of the United States government formally declares any tax returns it hasn’t yet received as late. It also starts wrapping up its months long attempt at refunding U.S. tax […]

Big Trade-In Deal Brings Cheap Surface Pro 3

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There still isn’t a cheap Surface Pro 3 available directly from Microsoft, but electronics retailer Best Buy is taking the matter into its own hands. This week the retailer announced a deep discount for users who’d like to upgrade to Microsoft’s productivity and entertainment Windows 2-in-1. Best Buy began offering this Surface Pro 3 trade-in-deal […]

How the Xbox One Will Save You Money

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Changes made to the way Microsoft’s Xbox One console manages its own power will save real people, real money. At least that’s according to Microsoft itself, which revealed major new changes to the console;s power settings for most users. Microsoft announced that it’d surreptitiously been improving how the Xbox One manages power in a post […]

How to Find the Xbox Deals with Gold

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Microsoft’s Xbox One entertainment console is only as strong as Xbox Live, its companion online gaming service. Each day, millions of users around the world power up their Xbox One console to enjoy the latest television shows and movies. Of course, the Xbox One is also a gaming console and each day user’s flock to […]

How to Open & Edit a PowerPoint Presentation Online Free

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There are usually two kinds of people. Historically, you are either someone who frequently creates and edits presentations in Microsoft’s PowerPoint app or you aren’t. For years, Microsoft has offered Desktop versions of PowerPoint in standalone packages for $129. In addition to that, buying a copy of Microsoft Office Home & Student for $139 also includes […]

Surface Pro 3 vs Surface 3: What You Need to Know

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Microsoft’s Surface line of tablets and accessories changed the way we see the company. No, the first generation Surface and Surface Pro weren’t perfect machines to take on the iPad and MacBook Air. They were indicative of a new kind of Microsoft though, a Microsoft that didn’t mind retooling and rethinking their approach to consumers. […]

Huge Windows 10 for Phones Update Shocks & Amazes

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Microsoft’s Windows 10 operating system for notebooks, desktops and large tablets has gotten most of the attention lately, but it’s a separate operating system that’s giving users new reasons to get exciting for the coming operating system today. This morning Microsoft released Windows 10 10051, but unlike the other recent previews made available, this one […]