Windows Phone 8.1 vs Windows 10: What’s New & Different

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Late yesterday Microsoft finally let owners of its Windows phones try out Windows 10 for the very first time. Through the Windows Insider Program anyone with a supported device can download the operating system ahead of release and get a look at Microsoft’s vision. And what a vision it is. The version of Windows 10 […]

More Xbox On Windows 10 Gaming Details Incoming

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Microsoft says it plans to talk a lot more about how the Xbox ecosystem will fit into devices running Windows 10 at the Games Developer Conference next month. The company, which revealed that Xbox would play a major part in its upcoming Windows 10 operating system last month, talked more about their plans for GDC […]

PS4’s PlayStation Network Gets Key Fix

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Sony is making it easier for fans of all ages to build a reputation on its online gaming service and hang on to it over time. This week, the makers of the PS4 gaming console introduced a fix that’ll finally let younger gamers hang on to their trophies and other items as they get older […]

Windows 10 for Phones Preview Arrives

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Microsoft is finally ready to share test versions of its Windows 10 for Phones software with the public. Earlier today Microsoft rolled out the updated Windows Insider Program, letting users download Windows 10 for Phones to their own devices for the very first time free of charge. Microsoft announced the Windows 10 Technical Preview for […]

Key Xbox One Upgrade Makes Staying Social Easy

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It’s now even easier for Xbox One owners to see what their friends are up to on Xbox Live. In a move that brings Xbox Live even closer to working as an online social network plus a video game service, Microsoft has updated its Xbox.com website with a new Home area and more. Starting today, […]

Verizon Lumia Icon Windows Phone 8.1 Update Arrives

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Microsoft’s only self-made high-end Windows Phone is finally getting the software it needs to make it an iPhone alternative. After testing it for months, Verizon is finally rolling out the Lumia Icon Windows Phone 8.1 update to those who’ve already picked up the device. Microsoft announced Verizon was releasing the Lumia Icon Windows Phone 8.1 […]

Key Xbox One Exclusive Is Possibly Headed to the PS4

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Titanfall 2, a follow-up to the 2014 game that launched exclusively on Microsoft’s Xbox One video game console, could definitely be coming to Sony’s PS4. At least, that’s what happening if comments made by executives from Electronic Arts, the franchise’s publisher, are indicative of future Titanfall 2 plans. Chief Financial Officer Blake Jorgensen told attendees […]

New Microsoft-Made iPhone Rival Reveal Date Set?

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Microsoft may have finally just confirmed when we’ll see a new iPhone rival from its Microsoft Mobile subsidiary running the Windows Phone operating system. This afternoon Microsoft sent out invitations for a press event at Mobile World Congress 2015, a European trade show where it’s made big Windows Phone announcements in the past. Cnet reports […]

Windows 8 vs. Windows 10: What You Need to Know

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To let everyone else tell the story, Microsoft’s Windows 8 and Windows 10 operating systems are direct opposites. In most stories, Windows 8 is a perfect example of hubris and overreach. In a mad dash to stop the iPad and Android tablets from eating into its share of computing, Microsoft created Windows 8 and forced […]

Windows 10: Impressions Two Weeks In

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Microsoft’s Windows 10 operating system is an ambitious beast. Having carved out a market for Windows 2-in-1s, Microsoft utterly failed to properly educate users on the benefits of having a device running Windows 8. Windows 10 is a recalibration, a move that Microsoft hopes will bring disenfranchised notebook and desktop users back into the fold. […]

Another Big Xbox One Price Cut Arrives February 8th

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With last year’s final sales numbers proving that potential buyers will respond in droves when there’s an Xbox One price cut available, Microsoft seems to be wasting no time in taking advantage. Earlier today Microsoft revealed another Xbox One price cut, this time-saving buyers big money on the cost of purchasing an Xbox One with […]

Office Lens Adds One More Reason to Buy a Windows Phone

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With Microsoft currently hard at work on Windows 10 for phones, Windows Phone 8.1 needs all the apps and services it can get to lure users away from rivals like the iPhone and devices running Google’s Android operating system. That’s where Office Lens comes in, a recent update has finally given it everything it needs […]

Xbox One Gets First Big Update of the Year

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Microsoft’s Xbox One video game console, is getting a few new feathers and a fistful of fixes in the latest Xbox One Update. One of those new features could just be what Microsoft needs to start pulling ahead of Sony’s PlayStation Network gaming service Starting today, Xbox One users will be prompted to update their […]

The Best Xbox One Games You Can Buy in Spring 2015

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Microsoft spent the better part of last year getting it’s Xbox One console business in order, resulting in more sales in the United States than Sony’s PS4. That was something the console hadn’t managed to pull off since shortly after launch. To get there Microsoft executives were ruthless in their pursuit, trimming departments that didn’t make […]

Leaks Show Why Some Might Buy Windows 10 Over iPhone

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We’re still waiting for Microsoft to completely reveal Windows 10 for phones and let users try it out on their own devices. That hasn’t stopped an intrepid leaker from giving users just a taste of what they’ll get when the operating system does arrive, and a few of the screenshots highlight why some might choose […]

Rumor Could Have You Waiting to Buy an Xbox One or PS4

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It could be a very infuriating fall for owners of Microsoft’s Xbox One and Sony’s PS4 gaming consoles. A new report indicates, that both Microsoft and Sony could unleash refreshed versions of their offerings to give entertainment lovers access to 4K video playback of all things. Rumors of an upgraded Xbox One and PS4 consoles […]

How to Use T-Mobile Wi-Fi Calling on Windows Phone 

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Being a T-Mobile user these days is almost universally considered to be the smart thing to do. After AT&T failed to buy the company, its executives needed a different direction to move in. They decided on aggressively going after people who always want to upgrade to the iPhone when its available and money-savvy bargain hunters […]

Rise of the Tomb Raider Xbox One Exclusive Gets A Reveal

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Microsoft’s Xbox One console isn’t exactly hurting for exclusive games for users to play this holiday season, but that isn’t likely to stop them from dropping a bomb on Sony’s PS4 and PS3 gaming consoles later this year. Developer Crystal Dynamics is finally talking more about Rise of the Tomb Raider an exclusive game coming […]

Office for Windows Finally Catches Up with the iPad

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2015 is indeed turning out to be the year Microsoft finally delivers on the vision and features it promised users in the run up to its Windows 8 operating system. This morning Microsoft released three more of the Office for Windows 10 apps that it promised users with a touchscreen. Word, Excel and PowerPoint are […]

Fix For Huge Windows Problem Finally Arrives

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Without releasing a single software update or significantly changing the way they handle upgrades, Microsoft, may have just fixed one of the biggest issues facing its Windows ecosystem. Earlier this week the company revealed a single unified website allows users to download versions of its Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 operating system if they have […]