How to Downgrade to Windows 7

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Even as we sit on the cusp of another major Windows operating system – this time Windows 10 – there is still a dedicated user base who thinks that Windows 7 is what ought to run on their machines.  Whether these people are right isn’t for us to decide. Each person has their own use case, […]

Surface Pro 3 vs MacBook Air Ads: How Accurate Are They?

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Microsoft took a page from Apple’s popular Mac v. PC ad campaign with Jonathan Hodgman and Justin Long. You know the ads: the two stand in front of a white background and Justin Long represents the Mac as he sympathetically pokes fun at Hodgman as the woefully inadequate PC. This time Microsoft compares the Microsoft Surface Pro […]

Windows 10 vs Windows 8 Walk Through: What’s New & Better

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To say, Microsoft’s unveiling of its Windows 10 operating system was unexpected would be a complete stretch. As it became clear that Windows 8 was hurting the operating system’s reputation Microsoft tried to patch up things where it could. The Windows 8.1 update filled in many of the feature gaps and made some concessions for […]

Windows 10: Early Impressions

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For a lot of users, Microsoft’s Windows 8 operating system was offensive in ways software updates rarely are. Some users, particularly those with touch devices like Microsoft’s Surface Pro and Surface RT devices appreciated the faster boot times, background cloud syncing and integrated Windows app store that Windows 8 offered. Other users appreciated those things […]

Alien: Isolation Reviews Point to Thrilling Highs & Lows

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Alien: Isolation could either be one of the most thrilling space-horror games to arrive on the Xbox One, PC and PS4 this year or the latest disappointment in a game franchise that can’t seem to find its footing. Unfortunately for buyers, Alien: Isolation reviews from Polygon, The Verge and IGN point somewhere in between. Polygon’s […]

Best Xbox One Games Still Coming in 2014

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It’s hard to believe that the Xbox One, Microsoft’s next-generation gaming console has been on store shelves and ready for users to purchase for an entire year. It feels like just yesterday, Microsoft was building a tent on its Redmond campus and promising users of a future where the games that they enjoy could be […]

How to Get the Start Menu Back in Windows 10

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Microsoft’s reveal of the Windows 10 operating system its readying for desktops, laptops, phones, tablets and even the Xbox One came at a pretty interesting time for the company. It has one foot in the past with Windows 10. Windows runs on millions of devices and many of them don’t have touch. This new Windows […]

GameStop Preps for Holiday 2014 Deals

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America’s largest gaming retailer isn’t wasting time as it prepares for the holiday shopping season and beyond. GameStop is seeking to build a bit of momentum for the Holiday 2014 shopping  season with a deal that gets users extra games and accessories at absolutely no additional charge – provided they’re members of its Power Up Rewards […]

Last Team Standing GTA 5 Update Brings Blasts & More Jobs

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GTA 5, the open-world game that lets users pull off highly detailed heists and includes all sorts of pop-culture jokes, has always had a pretty extensive list of weapons for players to choose from and missions to take on. With the Last Team Standing update for GTA 5’s multiplayer experience, developer Rockstar is taking those […]

Lumia 530 Coming to T-Mobile & Cricket as an iPhone 6 Alternative Soon

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The Lumia 530, Microsoft’s newest foray into the ultra-cheap smartphone space is coming to T-Mobile and Cricket Wireless as an iPhone 6 alternative in just a few weeks. Cricket Wireless and T-Mobile announced their versions of the Lumia 530 along with pricing and availability information early this morning. The Lumia 530 will arrive on Cricket […]

How to Get Windows 10

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Microsoft’s reveal of the basic changes users can expect in Windows 10 stunned a lot of people. For the most part, there were the same groups of people are arguing over whether Windows 10 would have the right ingredients to be successful. Forget those guys, the only thing desktop and notebook users need to know […]

What is Windows 10?

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At an event in San Francisco this morning, Microsoft gave industry insiders and the technology press their first look at Windows 10. Understandably, there are a lot of questions floating around about the operating system. Many are wondering what features and advances Windows 10 will bring. Others are just thinking hard about whether Windows 10 […]

Windows 10 Is Coming to Battle the iPhone 6 Too

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Shortly after announcing its new Windows 10 operating system at an event in San Francisco, Microsoft dropped another bombshell on users. As it turns out, there won’t be a Windows Phone 9 operating system to compete directly with the iPhone 6 and smartphones running Google’s Android operating system. Instead, Windows 10 will take on that […]

Interview Reveals Gotham’s Epic Size in Batman Arkham Knight

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Xbox One and PS4 owners who purchase Batman Arkham Knight when it finally arrives on store shelves can look forward to taking down criminals in an open-world that is bigger than what we have ever seen in previous games in the series. At least, that’s according to a new report and video that came along with […]

Microsoft Skips Windows 9, Reveals Windows 10

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Just as rumors indicated and leaks confirmed, Microsoft does have a new version of Windows in development that’ll add the Start Menu back to the Desktop. It’ll be called Windows 10, not Windows 9. Microsoft formally announced Windows 10 along with some of the upcoming features that users can expect earlier today at an intimate […]

$99 HP Stream Tablets & Notebooks Coming For The Holidays

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Microsoft and its Windows hardware partners might not have taken the threat posed by Chromebooks seriously before, but as the ultra-cheap HP Stream notebook and $99 Stream 7 tablet show, they definitely are now. Announced today on its Blogging Windows news blog, there’s no mistaking the HP Stream notebooks and the HP Stream 7 and […]

Forza Horizon 2 Release Date: 5 Things Buyers Need to Know

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With just hours left until Forza Horizon 2 arrives on store shelves, a lot of users are looking for all the information they can find about the upcoming game. Don’t let the game’s position as an off-shoot of the original Forza series confuse you. Forza Horizon 2’s launch is just as big, if not bigger […]

Future Destiny Missions & More Leaked in New Video

We share important things buyers need to know about the Destiny release date.

Bungie, makers of the Destiny first-person shooter turned online multiplayer game, has yet to reveal an official date for either of the game’s two expansions, but we may already know what’s included in them. The information about upcoming Destiny add-ons and DLC is thanks to a single YouTube user who was able to record video of […]

Free Windows 9 Upgrades Coming?

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At least for now, it appears that rumors of Microsoft offering its upcoming Windows 9 update to everyone who purchased a notebook, tablet or desktop running its Windows 8 software is true. At least, that’s if the president of one of Microsoft’s international subsidiaries are accurate. Over the weekend comments made by Andreas Diantoro at […]

Surface Pro 3 NFL Ad is Football and Nothing Else

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Microsoft has enjoyed a deal with the National Football League in America for some time, but lately its been pushing to eek even more publicity and notoriety for its Surface tablets. Early last week the company revealed a new television ad, one that doesn’t so much explain each feature of the Surface Pro 3 as […]