Insane Deal Gets Users Xbox Live & More For Even Less

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The Work & Play subscription bundle that Microsoft started selling in the run up to the holiday season already made purchasing a year of Xbox Music and Xbox Live affordable. In a new deal, the Microsoft Store is slashing the price on that same Work & Play bundle with Xbox Music and Xbox Live included. […]

4 Ways to Make the Surface Pro 3 More Personal

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For a company that only has a two years of experience developing tablets and smartphones, the Surface Pro 3 is a remarkably good device. Microsoft stuffed it with a lot of decent hardware. There’s a 12-inch high-definition display for watching movies, looking at documents and browsing the web. The Surface Pro 3 has the heart […]

11 Windows 10 Features Coming Worth the Upgrade

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It’s hard to say with some certainty what users expected when rumors of Windows 9 surfaced earlier this year. Microsoft had already talked plenty a bit about some important features. Mainly, it confirmed that the next version of Windows would have an optional Start Menu and let apps run in the Desktop. Anything beyond that, […]

Should You Buy a Windows Phone over an iPhone in 2014?

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There are just three full weeks left in 2014 and they are some of the most important ever. It’s these three weeks that’ll define the winners and losers going into big industry events next year. How well the iPhone and devices running Google’s Android operating system perform will determine what features get marketing priority in […]

Microsoft Reveals 12 Days of Deals, Unwraps $79 Tablet

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Microsoft Store, the retail arm of the company with the same name, offered some great deals on tablets and PC extras during Black Friday. Now it’s trying to outdo them with the 12 Days of Deals, a return of a promotion it held last year. The first of these deals is a $79 Toshiba Encore […]

New Sprint Windows Phone Confirmed

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Sprint, America’s third-largest wireless carrier, doesn’t have a lot to show for its supposed dedication to Microsoft’s Windows Phone operating system today. That being said, its subscribers will see at least one Sprint Windows Phone arrive in the near future. In a statement sent to WPCentral, Sprint representatives don’t just hint at future support Sprint […]

Halo: The Master Chief Collection Problems Subside

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Playing classic Halo titles on Microsoft’s Xbox One consoles online seems to have finally gotten a bit easier this past week thanks to another update designed to fix Halo: The Master Chief Collection problems so severe that many reported a 15 minute wait just to find a match. 343 Industries, who was put in charge […]

How to Watch Your Videos On the Xbox One

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When it launched last year, Microsoft’s Xbox One console probably wasn’t the all-in-one entertainment system many were hoping for. Having to make big changes to it based on feedback last year appeared to have held up crucial features that the Xbox One needed. You couldn’t watch your videos on the Xbox One. Microsoft kicked off […]

Sprint ATIV S Neo Windows Phone 8.1 Update Arrives

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The Sprint Samsung ATIV S Neo is finally getting the Windows Phone 8.1 update that’s been rolling out on devices running Microsoft’s mobile operating system since earlier this year. Sprint Samsung ATIV S Neo owners began getting the Windows Phone 8.1 update this morning, shortly after Sprint, America’s third-largest wireless carrier, updated its website to […]

Dark Below Video Reveals Destiny Expansion Details

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

It was only a week ago that Destiny developer Bungie and publisher Activision revealed what users can expect when the Dark Below expansion pack arrives. Now the two are teasing the Dark Below in a new video. Bungie posted the new Destiny: Dark Below video to its Destiny YouTube profile this morning. The video begins […]

As Windows 10 Update Nears, Phone Details Remain Illusive

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Release date details for the next major update to Microsoft’s Windows 10 operating system are pouring in, but so far there’s still nothing remotely available about Windows 10 for Lumia smartphones and devices already running Windows Phone 8.1 To be clear, Microsoft hasn’t formally said much about its Windows 10 release plans, but that hasn’t […]

10 Best Winter Apps to Survive and Thrive

Here are the apps you need to survive and thrive in Winter.

These are the winter apps you need to survive the cold and snow in 2014 and early 2015. We’ll outline the best weather apps to keep you informed about extreme weather, but also our favorite apps that get extra use when the snow starts to fall, the evening light disappears at 6 PM and it’s […]

HTC One M8 for Windows Gets Big Price Cut

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The T-Mobile HTC One M8 for Windows hasn’t been on store shelves for very long, but that isn’t stopping the United States’ fourth-largest wireless carrier from slashing its price by a pretty large amount. At least for a while, users have been able to pick up the HTC One M8 for Windows at T-Mobile for […]

Big Leaks Reveal Huge Assassin’s Creed Victory Details

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Video game developer Ubisoft and hard-core gamers are reeling after a huge leak of early promotional materials revealed all the necessary details about Assassin’s Creed Victory. It’s the follow-up to this year’s Assassin’s Creed Unity made exclusive for PC, PS4 and the Xbox One. Video game website Kotaku revealed the setting, game engine details and […]

New App Is How You Gift Xbox One Games & More

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This weekend, Microsoft delivered something so basic, so essential to using an Xbox One or Xbox 360 that it’s hard to believe the company didn’t already have a solution for the problem in place already. As of this week there’s an answer to the age old question everyone with family members who have an Xbox console […]

HP EliteBook 1020SE: The Business Notebook You’ll Want to Use

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HP announced two new thin and light business class notebooks today, rounding out the company’s portfolio of portable workstations with the HP EliteBook 1020 and HP EliteBook 1020 Special Edition. These new HP EliteBook 1020 notebooks are designed for mobile workers who need more durability than a consumer notebook, which HP delivers with a magnesium-lithium alloy and […]

Epic Hour-Long Halo 5: The Guardians Beta Video Arrives

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The Halo 5: Guardians beta hasn’t yet arrived, but that doesn’t mean users have to wait until it launches to see every nook and cranny of its maps or study its play mechanics. An attendee of last month’s Halo Fest has posted an epic ton of Halo 5: Guardians beta footage. Ready Up Live posted […]

Lumia 1030 to Put the iPhone 6 Plus’ Camera to Shame?

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Newly leaked pictures of what some are calling the Lumia 1030 could indicate that Microsoft has plans to take on the rear-facing camera of the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus with a huge PureView image sensor and more. Pictures of what’s believed to be the Lumia 1030 surfaced this past weekend at Baidu, a […]

How to Get Free Microsoft Office This Holiday

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Microsoft’s Office suite of productivity apps have always been at the forefront of whatever technologies are trending. With Macs being used as credible alternatives to PCs, Microsoft created Office for Mac. When it became clear that a growing number of people needed a way to at least read their documents away from their PC Microsoft created […]

First Leak of Key Windows 10 Feature Surfaces

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Microsoft has hinted at it for months, but only recently are we getting our first look at a key feature that Microsoft plans to integrate into its forthcoming Windows 10 operating system. A single photo from a new version of Windows 10 includes Cortana, the Siri-like personal assistant that Microsoft hopes will give Siri on […]