Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Digital Pre-Orders Arrive

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Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare’s release date isn’t until November 4th, but Microsoft recently began taking digital pre-orders for the upcoming first-person shooter. It’s also allowing owners of its Xbox One console to download the game ahead of launch. Microsoft kicked off pre-ordering and downloading ahead of the Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare release date […]

Key Updates Could Leave the PS4 Behind the Xbox One

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Microsoft’s Xbox One console hasn’t yet conquered territory in the game space held by Sony’s PS4 gaming console, but the company is continuing to reward early adopter’s faith with frequent software updates and feature fixes. Microsoft hasn’t officially announced when it’ll arrive, but at least one new update will allow users to capture screenshots from […]

Surface 3 Arriving to Take on the iPad Air Soon?

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New reports indicate that Microsoft could be preparing to launch the Surface 3, a refreshed version of the mini tablet that it announced back in 2012 that competes directly against Apple’s iPad. TKNews, a social media account and accompanying YouTube channel was the first outlet to begin reporting that there may be a Surface 3 […]

How to Downgrade to Windows 7

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Even as we sit on the cusp of another major Windows operating system – this time Windows 10 – there is still a dedicated user base who thinks that Windows 7 is what ought to run on their machines.  Whether these people are right isn’t for us to decide. Each person has their own use case, […]

Surface Pro 3 vs MacBook Air Ads: How Accurate Are They?

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Microsoft took a page from Apple’s popular Mac v. PC ad campaign with Jonathan Hodgman and Justin Long. You know the ads: the two stand in front of a white background and Justin Long represents the Mac as he sympathetically pokes fun at Hodgman as the woefully inadequate PC. This time Microsoft compares the Microsoft Surface Pro […]

Windows 10: Early Impressions

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For a lot of users, Microsoft’s Windows 8 operating system was offensive in ways software updates rarely are. Some users, particularly those with touch devices like Microsoft’s Surface Pro and Surface RT devices appreciated the faster boot times, background cloud syncing and integrated Windows app store that Windows 8 offered. Other users appreciated those things […]

Best Xbox One Games Still Coming in 2014

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It’s hard to believe that the Xbox One, Microsoft’s next-generation gaming console has been on store shelves and ready for users to purchase for an entire year. It feels like just yesterday, Microsoft was building a tent on its Redmond campus and promising users of a future where the games that they enjoy could be […]

How to Get the Start Menu Back in Windows 10

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Microsoft’s reveal of the Windows 10 operating system its readying for desktops, laptops, phones, tablets and even the Xbox One came at a pretty interesting time for the company. It has one foot in the past with Windows 10. Windows runs on millions of devices and many of them don’t have touch. This new Windows […]

Lumia 530 Coming to T-Mobile & Cricket as an iPhone 6 Alternative Soon

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The Lumia 530, Microsoft’s newest foray into the ultra-cheap smartphone space is coming to T-Mobile and Cricket Wireless as an iPhone 6 alternative in just a few weeks. Cricket Wireless and T-Mobile announced their versions of the Lumia 530 along with pricing and availability information early this morning. The Lumia 530 will arrive on Cricket […]

How to Get Windows 10

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Microsoft’s reveal of the basic changes users can expect in Windows 10 stunned a lot of people. For the most part, there were the same groups of people are arguing over whether Windows 10 would have the right ingredients to be successful. Forget those guys, the only thing desktop and notebook users need to know […]

What is Windows 10?

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At an event in San Francisco this morning, Microsoft gave industry insiders and the technology press their first look at Windows 10. Understandably, there are a lot of questions floating around about the operating system. Many are wondering what features and advances Windows 10 will bring. Others are just thinking hard about whether Windows 10 […]

Windows 10 Is Coming to Battle the iPhone 6 Too

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Shortly after announcing its new Windows 10 operating system at an event in San Francisco, Microsoft dropped another bombshell on users. As it turns out, there won’t be a Windows Phone 9 operating system to compete directly with the iPhone 6 and smartphones running Google’s Android operating system. Instead, Windows 10 will take on that […]

Microsoft Skips Windows 9, Reveals Windows 10

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Just as rumors indicated and leaks confirmed, Microsoft does have a new version of Windows in development that’ll add the Start Menu back to the Desktop. It’ll be called Windows 10, not Windows 9. Microsoft formally announced Windows 10 along with some of the upcoming features that users can expect earlier today at an intimate […]

Forza Horizon 2 Release Date: 5 Things Buyers Need to Know

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With just hours left until Forza Horizon 2 arrives on store shelves, a lot of users are looking for all the information they can find about the upcoming game. Don’t let the game’s position as an off-shoot of the original Forza series confuse you. Forza Horizon 2’s launch is just as big, if not bigger […]

Free Windows 9 Upgrades Coming?

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At least for now, it appears that rumors of Microsoft offering its upcoming Windows 9 update to everyone who purchased a notebook, tablet or desktop running its Windows 8 software is true. At least, that’s if the president of one of Microsoft’s international subsidiaries are accurate. Over the weekend comments made by Andreas Diantoro at […]

Surface Pro 3 NFL Ad is Football and Nothing Else

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Microsoft has enjoyed a deal with the National Football League in America for some time, but lately its been pushing to eek even more publicity and notoriety for its Surface tablets. Early last week the company revealed a new television ad, one that doesn’t so much explain each feature of the Surface Pro 3 as […]

iOS 8 vs Windows Phone 8.1: My Experience So Far

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As you read this, there are millions upon millions of users sitting or standing with their iPhones in front of them. They’re excited and positively giddy. No, these aren’t those people who’ve managed to get iPhone 6 release date pre-orders. The iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus have been available for sometime now. No, these users […]

Xbox 360 Owners Get Battlefield: Bad Company 2 & More Free

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Microsoft is giving members of its Xbox Live subscription service who’ve signed up for Gold status a few new high-profile games to go with their console for the month of October and the slate for Xbox 360 users includes Battlefield: Bad Company 2. Microsoft announced the free Xbox One and Xbox 360 games in a […]

Microsoft Copies Chromecast in Epic Fashion

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Microsoft has long offered the Xbox One and Xbox 360 consoles as a way to get some of its experiences in the living room, but now it’s supplementing those devices with the Microsoft Wireless Display Adapter. In short, the new device is designed to do exactly with the Google Chromecast does, easily share what’s on […]

Xbox One Deal Includes Free Game

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Xbox One deals are becoming more commonplace as we approach the holiday shopping season. Just a few weeks after Microsoft itself revealed an offer that gave users one free game of their choice with the purchase of the console, Wal-Mart is offering an Xbox One deal of its very own. Wal-Mart’s Xbox One deal is […]