Xbox One Update with Backgrounds is Available to Everyone

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The Xbox One Update that adds picture backgrounds and streaming support for both audio and video files is now available for everyone to download. Microsoft quietly began pushing a new Xbox One Update to owners of the console this past week-end. This is the same Xbox One Update that it began letting some users test […]

Halo 5: The Guardians Details Leak

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Microsoft isn’t that much closer to releasing Halo 5: The Guardians for its Xbox One console just yet, but that isn’t stopping leakers from revealing crucial Halo 5 details ahead of the HaloFest event later today. Thanks to a leaked video we now know that sprinting will make a return in the Halo 5 multiplayer, for […]

5 Best Windows 8 Notebooks & 2-in-1s

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That Windows 8 notebook and 2-in-1s are so exciting is a testament to how much the computing industry has changed since Microsoft last shipped a major update to its Windows 8 operating system. It wasn’t that long ago that every Windows notebook you could possibly purchase came with some basic flourishes. Each had a clam […]

5 Reasons To Be Excited for Halo: The Master Chief Collection  

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No one expected that Microsoft would announce Halo: The Master Chief Collection for Xbox One. Originally, this winter seemed like a lock for Halo 2 Anniversary. It’d been ten years since Microsoft first launched the game, and with Halo: Combat Evolved Anniversary we already knew that remaking and remastering older games for newer audiences was something that Microsoft had […]

Xbox One Buying Guide – Which Xbox One Should You Buy? 

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With the winter holidays quickly approaching around the world, the time for purchasing the things you’ve wanted all year is coming up. During the holidays there are all sorts of deals on just about everything — including Microsoft’s Xbox One entertainment console. Despite all of the first-year predictions from gaming-focused outlets, this generation of console games […]

Xbox One is $200 at Best Buy with a Catch  

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There are just  three weeks left until the official Holiday 2014 shopping season kicks off and savings on Microsoft’s Xbox One console are starting to stack up. Last week Microsoft announced it’d be discounting all Xbox One bundles by $50. A new Best Buy deal builds on that. Trading in an Xbox 360 with 250GB […]

Halo: The Master Chief Collection Reviews Say It’s a Great Deal 

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There weren’t a lot of industry insiders questioning whether Halo: The Master Chief Collection for Microsoft’s Xbox One console was a great value. With Halo: The Master Chief Collection reviews arriving on a few sites today, it’s now very clear that early feelings about the game were accurate. Halo: The Master Chief Collection appears to be a very faithful remake […]

Microsoft Teases One More iPhone Alternative

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The amount of days Microsoft has left to release a Lumia Windows Phone that can rival the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus is dwindling and it looks like the company is acutely aware of that. Just hours before AT&T was set to start selling Microsoft’s Lumia 830 Windows Phone, Microsoft teased another coming iPhone alternative running its […]

Nokia Lumia 830: First Impressions 

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When Microsoft took the stage at its own IFA 2014 briefing in early September, no one expected that the company would do what it did. Forget unveiling a new flagship smartphone, the company showed of two devices that were decidedly not high-end. The Lumia 730 largely continued the trend of cheap Windows Phone devices for […]

Assassin’s Creed Unity Release Date Details 

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With the release of Assassin’s Creed Unity set for current-generation only consoles, gamers around the world are gearing up for a week they may never forget. Assassin’s Creed Unity is more than a new release in a long running franchise. The November 11th Assassin’s Creed Unity release date will mark the first time a game in series has […]

Halo: The Master Chief Collection Release Problem Solved 

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Microsoft and 343 Industries, the company in charge of delivering Halo: The Master Chief Collection to waiting Xbox One users across the world beginning November 11th, has adverted what could have been a very big crisis for release day buyers. That Halo: The Master Chief Collection release date patch that two companies warned users about won’t be nearly disruptive as […]

Halo: The Master Chief Collection Launch Trailer Is Here 

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If Microsoft is counting on Halo: The Master Chief Collection to carry sales of its Xbox One console to new heights during the holiday season, than it’ll need every trick it can think of to make sure its gets out word about the game. Last week it launched a full-length documentary about Halo: The Master Chief Collection’s Halo 2 remake. This […]

The Asus X205TA is a Stunningly Cheap iPad Rival with Windows  

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The Asus X205TA is and isn’t a Windows laptop in the traditional sense. Looking at a picture of it would give you the impression that it’s just a Windows 8 laptop. Looking at it is ridiculously low $179.99 price tag at the Microsoft Store shows you just how unconventional of an iPad and Chromebook killer […]

Halo: The Master Chief Collection Achievements Revealed  

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There’s just a week left until Microsoft and developer 343 Industries unleashes Halo: The Master Chief Collection on Xbox One users. In the run up to launch they’ve revealed tons of enhanced maps and even a feature-length documentary focusing on the game. Now it’s taking folks into the home stretch with a list of all the Halo: The Master Chief Collection […]

Xbox One Buying Guide – The Accessories You Need

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The Xbox One, Microsoft’s latest gaming and entertainment console, has only been around for a year. Despite that, it is incredibly clear that Holiday 2015 is the perfect time to upgrade from the Xbox 360 or the PS3. If you are planning on upgrading to the Xbox One this year, there are accessories you’ll want […]

Windows Phone 8.1 + Lumia 521 Equals An iPhone Alternative

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With the Windows Phone 8.1 and Lumia Cyan Updates that T-Mobile is rolling out, owners of the Lumia 521 might find that their current smartphone is just as capable as Apple’s iPhone 6 and more. Posters in Windows Phone Central’s community began reporting that they were being prompted to download Windows Phone 8.1 to their […]

This is Why You Buy GTA 5 for the Xbox One & PS4

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Having released the first version of GTA 5 for the Xbox 360 and PS3 last year, developer Rockstar Games was always going to need a way to lure in owners of Microsoft’s Xbox One and Sony’s PS4 gaming console. Adding first-person shooting mechanics to GTA 5 is one major way the developer hopes to get […]

Assassin’s Creed Unity Trailer Shows Mystery Ahead of Release 

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With just a week left to go until the Assassin’s Creed Unity release date, developer Ubisoft is luring Xbox One and PS4 owners in with what could be the very last trailer for the game. Make no mistake, the trailer could change everything you might think you know about the Assassin’s Creed universe, or at least reassure longtime players that […]

Call of Duty Advanced Warfare Apps Worth a Download

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The first thing buyers of Call of Duty Advanced Warfare should do once they get the game doesn’t involve targeting  practice or trying to adjust for the game’s new mechanics. Instead, they should download Call of Duty Advanced Warfare Companion for the iPhone, iPad, Android and Microsoft’s Windows operating systems. A video revealed what users can […]

Lumia 830 iPhone Alternative Arrives on AT&T November 7th

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Microsoft has yet to announce any new high-end smartphones to compete with Apple’s iPhone 6 on every single feature, but its Lumia 830 iPhone alternative can compete with the iPhone’s camera and pricing. AT&T users won’t have to wait long to find out just how well the two devices stack up against each other either, […]