Xbox One Update Brings Streaming TV & More Today

How to Watch Live Television on the Xbox One (1)

After just announcing a slew of new software upgrades at this week’s Gamescom 2014 trade show in Germany, Microsoft is already updating the consoles of users who joined its Xbox One Update Preview Program with new features and extras. Microsoft started deploying the new update to some Xbox One users late last night, and with […]

Quantum Break for the Xbox One Revealed 

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We’re just two days into Gamescom 2014, we’re already learning almost everything we ever needed to know about Quantum Break, the action game that Microsoft is hoping will boost sales of its Xbox One entertainment console when it arrives sometime in 2015. All this week, Microsoft and Remedy Studios have been discussing the final details of Quantum Break, just as […]

Microsoft To Announce New Lumia 830 Ahead of the iPhone 6?

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Even before Apple’s suspected iPhone 6 event Microsoft is letting users know that they’ll have options besides whatever Apple mobile phone makes its début on September 9th. Microsoft recently started sending out invitations for a reveal of what could be the Lumia 830 at IFA 2014 in just a few weeks. According to WP Central, Microsoft began sending out invites for a […]

Xbox One & PS4 Game Trade-Ins: What You Need to Know

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More and more games are being released for the Xbox One and PS4, which means more and more games that are getting traded in. There are numerous options that gamers can take advantage of when trading in their games, but here are some important factors that you should keep in mind the next time you’re […]

How to Watch Microsoft’s Gamescom 2014 Xbox Media Briefing

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No longer content with just making big announcements at each year’s E3 trade show, Microsoft is teasing a ton of exciting announcements coming during Gamescom 2014, the world’s largest video game conference and event. Here’s how you can watch Microsoft’s Gamescom 2014 Xbox Media Briefing live. According to a post on Microsoft’s Xbox Wire news […]

Deal Gives MacBook Air Users Up To $650 to Switch to Surface Pro 3

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Earlier this morning Microsoft debuted a new advertisement that compares its Surface Pro 3 2-in-1 to Apple’s MacBook Air laptop. In that ad, the Surface Pro 3 wins because of its powerful processor, touch screen and included pen input. Now it seems Microsoft is ready to drive that message home, offering owners of the MacBook […]

Microsoft Moves on to MacBook Air in Latest Dissing Ad

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For the longest time, Microsoft has focused on bashing the iPad with its numerous ad campaigns, but now it’s moving onto the MacBook Air in the company’s latest Surface Pro 3 ads. A total of three 30-second ads have been released that compare Apple’s MacBook Air with Microsoft’s latest Surface Pro 3 hybrid tablet/laptop, and […]

7 Xbox One Features & Upgrades We Need

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In some way or another, all the hard-core gamers and entertainment lovers who purchased Microsoft’s Xbox One console last year knew that they were buying an imperfect device. That’s usually what happens with consumer electronics these days; we now buy video game consoles with the expectation that the companies who made them will continue to […]

Will Microsoft Use Windows Phone to Kill the iPad?

Windows Phones Have Features the iPhone 5s Just Doesn’t (3)

Microsoft’s mantra has been that Surface and Windows 8 RT are its iPad alternative, but new details about a recent software release are making things more interesting. According to details shared with hardware makers by Microsoft, the company’s Windows Phone 8.1 operating system could act as a much-needed operating system to device makers trying to create iPad alternatives. […]

How to Transfer Photos from the Lumia 635 to Your PC

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If you’re looking to move photos from the Lumia 635 than you’ve probably noticed one of the key things that Microsoft has done right with his mobile operating system and hardware. Windows Phone isn’t the step child of the wireless industry that it once was. Today, many of the devices Microsoft makes are just as […]

Xbox One Games Getting Permanent Price Drop

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A few Xbox One launch titles are receiving permanent price cuts down to $49.99 just less than a year after the next-generation console launched to the public. Microsoft announced this week that Dead Rising 3, Forza 5, Ryse and Kinect Sports Rivals have been permanently discounted from $59.99 to $49.99 — a roughly 16.5% discount that […]

Much Hated Feature Could Get the Axe in Windows 9

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If you’re one of the millions of users who hated that the Charms Bar that floats out from the right side of the screen on laptops and desktops running Microsoft’s Windows 8 operating system this will come as good news. New rumors indicate that Microsoft has plans to ditch the Charms Bar in Windows Threshold or […]

New Add-On Brings Free TV to Xbox One

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It’s been a long time since Microsoft did anything to boost Xbox One’s reputation as an all-in-one entertainment system. Today the company shocked everyone by announcing the Xbox One Digital TV Tuner, a little add-on that’ll allow international Xbox One users to watch broadcast television. Microsoft detailed the Xbox One Digital TV Tuner in a post […]

How to Check If Xbox Live is Up On the Xbox One

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From time to time Xbox Live goes down, leaving you to wonder if there’s something wrong with your internet connection or even your Xbox One. Here’s how to check if Xbox Live is up on the Xbox One. At first glance, the Xbox One looks like just a machine. It’s glossy & matte black exterior […]

New Madden NFL 15 Bundle Turns Xbox One Into a Sports Powerhouse

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Until this morning, Microsoft had only released two Xbox One bundles and both of those focused on first-person shooting and racing games. Announced today, a new Xbox One aims to do what those bundles couldn’t: get gamers who like sports games off the sidelines and into stores to purchase the Xbox One. Microsoft not only […]

 White Xbox One, Sunset Overdrive Bundle Leaks

Microsoft is auctioning a white Xbox One special edition which will benefit the Wounded Warrior Project.

The Xbox One has been on store shelves for nearly a year, but the one thing Microsoft hasn’t used to reel buyers in is a special edition console or the option to purchase an Xbox One with a bundled game besides Titanfall. Today, new leaks revealed that the company could soon move to remedy both […]

Surface Pro 2 Tablets Become the NFL’s New Digital Binder

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When the football season officially starts on September 4th, NFL coaches will still be able to get shots of their players on the field taken with a Polaroid camera. There will also be a new option that lets them see pictures of plays about 30 seconds before they could otherwise: Microsoft’s Surface Pro 2 tablet. […]

Xbox One Fantasy Football Upgrades Prepare for Kickoff

The NFL has an exclusive app experience coming to the Xbox One.

With training camps opening around the country and the new football season set to kickoff later this summer, Microsoft is making its Xbox One console a destination for football lovers with an updated NFL Xbox One app and more. Microsoft discussed the landmark changes coming to the NFL on Xbox One app this past weekend […]

How To Rent Movies on Windows 8.1

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Windows 8.1 wasn’t just a reimagining of what an operating system could be. It also included a ton of apps that make doing everyday tasks a lot easier. One such task is renting videos and it’s integrated into Windows through the new Xbox Video app. Here’s how to rent movies on Windows 8.1. To be […]