Snap Multitasking Comes to Skype on Xbox One

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Skype, Microsoft’s instant messaging and communication service has given potential Xbox One buyers one big reason to choose the more expensive Xbox One that includes the Kinect 2 sensor: multitasking. Skype announced the upgraded Skype for Xbox One app in a post on its own blog earlier today. To be clear, this multitasking doesn’t take […]

Upgrading from an Xbox 360 to an Xbox One: What You Need to Know

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Microsoft’s Xbox One console is a worthy upgrade from its previous Xbox 360 console in a lot of key ways. For casual gamers there’s the console’s upgraded graphics. Though the argument of whether the Xbox One’s games look better than the PS4’s rages on, the truth is that games on the Xbox One look more detailed […]

The $399 Xbox One: What You Need to Know

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We now have a $399 Xbox One on store shelves that on some level undermines the vision that Microsoft shared with users at its Xbox Revealed event back a year ago. Whether that’s good or bad depends on how users feel about the Kinect sensor. Originally, the idea behind the Xbox One was simple: Microsoft […]

Xbox One Hard Drive Support Coming Soon, Teases Microsoft

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As a new image released by a developer who works on the Xbox One has teased, Microsoft could be on the cusp of addressing one of the biggest complaints users have with the Xbox One and the PS4 alike: the lack of support for external hard drives. An account that’s been confirmed to belong to […]

Microsoft Sets Halo 5 Release Date for 2015

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Ever since Microsoft announced its plans for the Xbox One longtime fans have wondered just when the console might see its first proper release of a Halo title. Today, Microsoft announced a new window for the Halo 5 release date  and a new formal name for the upcoming first-person shooter: Halo 5: The Guardians. A press […]

PS4 Vs. Xbox One: The Xbox One Price Cut Changes Things

Should I buy an Xbox One or a PS4? The answer is complex, but price shouldn't be the only factor.

It doesn’t feel as if Microsoft and Sony launched their respective gaming consoles almost six months ago.  A lot about the Xbox One and PS4 has changed, the biggest of these changes being the new $399 Xbox One. Both consoles have started their evolution. Whereas the Xbox One was the only console to launch with […]

Microsoft Dumps the Kinect in First Big Xbox One Price Cut

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Microsoft is making its all-in-one entertainment console more affordable, and after a newly announced Xbox One price cut it appears it’ll hardly be able to call it an all-in-one entertainment console after all. Earlier today Microsoft formally announced that it’d would be making a lot of key changes to its Xbox One strategy. The first […]

Microsoft Could Soon Eliminate Xbox Live Gold for Netflix and Hulu

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Microsoft could be preparing to introduce yet another major shift as it aims to build the Xbox One’s reputation with digital media fans and appeal to new customers. New reports indicate Microsoft will stop requiring that users have an Xbox Live Gold subscription before they are able to stream from the apps and services they […]

Microsoft Rumored To Drop the Kinect Sensor for the Xbox One

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One market research firm believes Microsoft will unbundle the Kinect 2 sensor from its Xbox One console as it seeks to boost sales as it fights Sony’s PS4 for domination of the home console space. IDC included the prediction in a report about how it expects the video game console market to develop over the next […]

Xbox One Review: My Experience Six Months Later

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Six months ago Xbox One owners stood in the cold November air, anticipating what the console would bring. For months Xbox One owners, myself included, flocked to Microsoft’s Xbox website. We’d become acquainted with the console’s early design. Pictured ourselves playing the console’s launch day titles, become so excited about the console’s future prospects that […]

3 Awesome Things You Didn’t Know You Could Do with the Xbox One

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The Xbox One, Microsoft’s next-generation entertainment console, is like a hidden treasure box or a new foreign city. Mostly, this is because the Xbox One, like every piece of technology, is multifaceted. It’s not built to do just one thing. Instead, Microsoft made sure it packed in all the right ingredients for a long and […]

Microsoft’s Xbox E3 2014 Media Briefing on June 9th

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We now have an official date for when Microsoft will show off more of its future plans for the Xbox One console that arrived on store shelves late last year. This morning Microsoft announced that its holding its briefing at the Electronic Entertainment Expo on June 9th. Microsoft formally shared the exact date and time […]

Must-Have Audio Toggles & More Coming in May Xbox One Update

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Microsoft’s Xbox One gaming console isn’t even a year old – it hasn’t even been a year since Microsoft unveiled the console at its Xbox Revealed event last May. However, since its birth the console has already received a number of important updates designed to get it in fighting shape as Microsoft battles Sony’s PS4 […]

3 Reasons Buying an Xbox 360 Instead of an Xbox One Is A Good Idea

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Microsoft’s new Xbox One  is meant to be the only entertainment console users need. For gamers there’s a new controller, upgraded graphics capabilities and a spacious hard drive to make playing your favorite titles that much more enjoyable than on the Xbox 360. For video lovers there’s the newly integrated television experience that’s available to […]

How to Use the Xbox One Without a Controller

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It used to be that the only reliable way of interacting with something plugged into your television set was to pay for cheaply made universal reotes that allowed you to punch in a specific code for your television set. That’s not the case with the Xbox One. When video game consoles arrived on the scene, […]

How to Get the Xbox Experience on Your iPhone and iPad

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You’d be mistaken for thinking that playing games on the Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8 were the only ways to earn Xbox Live Achievements and interface with your Xbox One and Xbox 360 console. That’s not by accident, Microsoft used to entice perspective buyers of its products with the promise that they could earn […]

How to Share Xbox One Game Clips to YouTube

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Bragging has always been a core part of playing video games. There’s nothing better than sharing your exploits with other users and comparing each other’s skills. Thankfully, Microsoft took that mentality into account when it designed the Xbox One, its all-in-one entertainment console. Here’s how to record game clips on the Xbox One and share […]

Xbox One Sales Show Why It Might Have Been Better Without Kinect

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There were no shortage of people blasting Microsoft for bundling a Kinect Sensor with its $499 Xbox One gaming console. Those supporting the Kinect sensor’s argued that Xbox One buyers could expect an easier experience and that there would be a lot of Kinect enabled games for users to play since everyone would have one […]

3 Xbox One & PS4 Games To Spend Your Tax Return On

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For Xbox One and PS4 owners who reside in the United States, the next few weeks are going to be something akin to Christmas Day. With tax season done, millions of Americans are poised to have a bit more spending money than they’re used to. Many will pay off critical bills or put that money […]

YouTube Clip Sharing Is Now Available on the Xbox One

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The Kinect voice fixes and updates that Microsoft detailed last week as part of the April Xbox One Update are now slowly rolling out to worldwide. Technically, Microsoft began rolling out the update to Xbox One users overnight. Besides improvements made to the way the included Kinect 2 sensor interprets hands and motions, the update […]