Windows 10 Gets iPhone-Like Notification Area

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A new Action Center area for tracking notifications is joining the new Start Menu in a new update for the Windows 10 Technical Preview. Microsoft revealed its first significant update to the Windows 10 Technical Preview that users can download for free earlier today at Blogging Windows. In that post, company representatives talk a bit about […]

iPad Air 2 vs Surface 2: Which to Buy

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It’s fair to say that together Apple’s iPad Air 2 and Microsoft’s Surface 2 represent the future of computing. That being said, they’re two different versions of what the tablet computer can be. Ever since it started making tablets back in 2012, Microsoft has maintained that what users need is a way to stay productive […]

New Xbox One Update Brings Backgrounds & More

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A new software update for the Xbox One is coming and after months of users requesting it, Microsoft says it’s added the ability for users to assign images and colors as their Start Screen background. Microsoft announced the new background customization options among other things, in an update on its Xbox Wire news blog late […]

Microsoft Apple Watch Rival To Have A Secret Weapon?

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New reports indicate that Microsoft is preparing to launch a fitness band or smart watch of its own to compete with devices running Android Wear and Apple’s Apple Watch. We don’t know much about the features that’ll be available but one thing seems certain, Microsoft knows that it is behind in the wearable space and […]

Halo The Master Chief Collection Release Date Details

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New Halo The Master Chief Collection release date details spill the details about the most important part of this bundle — the multiplayer experience.  re-issue of classic Halo games for the Xbox One. This includes a remastered Halo 2 as well as Halo Combat Evolved, Halo 3 and Halo 4. The odds are good you […]

5 Best Microsoft Surface Games

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When they debuted in 2012, Microsoft’s Surface and Surface Pro 2 devices were hailed as contraptions. Though many acknowledged that there might be a market for a device that shared the features of both a laptop and a tablet, few concluded that Microsoft had managed to mix these devices into something normal users would consider […]

Nexus 9 Vs. Surface 2

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Android tablets haven’t exactly been scarce these last few years. There are plenty of tablets – mainly those made by Samsung – that offer a moderately decent Android user experience and the best in hardware. Lately though, Google’s Nexus line of devices has been a bit light on tablets. It’s for that reason that the newly […]

Don’t Avoid Upgrading from Windows 8 to Windows 8.1

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It doesn’t matter how great Windows 8 could have been, there were always going to be a large number of users who didn’t like the operating system. They’d have held out on upgrading their machines to the last moment and searched  the internet looking for a copy of Windows 7 that they could install on […]

Halo: The Master Chief Collection Pre-Orders Start Today

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343 Industries and partners are done working on this year’s blockbuster Xbox One exclusive, Halo: The Master Chief Collection, Microsoft announced today. In addition, Xbox One owners will be able to pre-order and pre-download the game beginning this afternoon. Microsoft made its pre-download and pre-order announcements for Halo: The Master Chief Collection earlier today on […]

Halo: Spartan Strike To Have Master Chief Collection Extras

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Users who purchase Halo: Spartan Strike aren’t just getting a top-down shooter for smartphones, tablets and PCs. Those who complete the game stand to get extras for the next major game in the franchise: Halo: The Master Chief Collection. Microsoft revealed Halo: Spartan Strike earlier this week, but we’re only now getting a look at […]

Xbox One Update With Friends & More Arrives

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Microsoft is updating its Xbox One entertainment and gaming console with a new friends area, DLNA media streaming and an army of small fixes. Microsoft said that it began deploying what most are calling the October Xbox One Update last night. Members of the Xbox One Preview Program have had this update for some time, […]

Assassin’s Creed Unity Xbox One Bundle Confirmed

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Microsoft is giving potential Xbox One buyers choices stacked on top of other choices this holiday season. After confirming a special edition Sunset Overdrive edition Xbox One and another custom painted Xbox One for Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare, today Microsoft revealed another Xbox One bundle. The Assassin’s Creed Unity Xbox One bundle will arrive on […]

How to Upgrade to the Xbox One

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Microsoft’s Xbox 360 console is pretty decent. Today, users are able to stream videos and listen to music. With a controller they’re able to play hardcore video games and ditch the controller altogether for some light gaming with the Kinect 2 sensor. The Xbox 360 is a pretty viable game and entertainment console, but Microsoft’s […]

Windows 10 Technical Preview Update Coming

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In boasting about how many users have downloaded the Windows 10 Technical Preview since it became available, Microsoft also revealed another piece of important information. According to a post on Blogging Windows, those running the Windows 10 operating system can expect a new update to arrive any day now. Microsoft mentioned the coming update earlier […]

The Kinect 2 Xbox One Bundle Release Date Arrives

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Shoppers who purchased an Xbox One sometime this year without a Kinect 2 sensor can finally buy the device separately direct from Microsoft or a handful of other retail stores today. The online stores of GameStop and Amazon began stocking the Kinect 2 sensor for the Xbox One earlier today. Shipping from both retailers seems […]

Microsoft Store Reveals Xbox One Pre-Order Extras

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Xbox One owners who pre-order copies of upcoming games like Sunset Overdrive, Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare and even Lego Batman 3 will get some exclusive extras and credit to go along with their new game. Microsoft announced a slate of new Xbox One deals earlier today in a post on its Xbox Wire news […]

How To Get The Fable Legends Beta

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Microsoft’s Lionhead Studios has finally revealed when it’ll launch the Fable Legends multiplayer beta so that users can test the game’s online systems ahead of the Fable Legends for Xbox One final release date sometime next year. October 16th, this coming Thursday, is when Xbox One owners who successfully apply for an invitation through the Fable Legends […]

Dragon Age Inquisition on PS4 Will Beat the Xbox One Version

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A message last week on a social media account for Dragon Age Inquisition is threatening to reignite the battle over whether the Xbox One and PS4 are more powerful. More specifically, it could trigger a whole new round of buyer outrage directed at Assassin’s Creed Unity developer Ubisoft. Late last week the official Twitter account for the Dragon […]

Why You Shouldn’t Buy a Surface 2 Right Now

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Microsoft’s Surface tablets have been in the news a lot lately. More specifically, there’s been a lot of news concerning the Surface Pro 3 to the detriment of the Surface 2. Launched around a year ago, the Surface 2 was the successor to Microsoft’s original Surface tablet. It included all of the same things that […]

Don’t Install Windows 10  

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Microsoft’s reveal of Windows 10 last week marked the start of a new era for the company. With its introduction of Windows 8 and the updated that followed, Microsoft made it clear that its next-generation computing vision revolved around slowly moving notebook and desktop users to a new environment like the Start Screen. The company […]