Microsoft Apple Watch Rival To Have A Secret Weapon?

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New reports indicate that Microsoft is preparing to launch a fitness band or smart watch of its own to compete with devices running Android Wear and Apple’s Apple Watch. We don’t know much about the features that’ll be available but one thing seems certain, Microsoft knows that it is behind in the wearable space and […]

Halo The Master Chief Collection Release Date Details

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New Halo The Master Chief Collection release date details spill the details about the most important part of this bundle — the multiplayer experience.  re-issue of classic Halo games for the Xbox One. This includes a remastered Halo 2 as well as Halo Combat Evolved, Halo 3 and Halo 4. The odds are good you […]

5 Best Microsoft Surface Games

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When they debuted in 2012, Microsoft’s Surface and Surface Pro 2 devices were hailed as contraptions. Though many acknowledged that there might be a market for a device that shared the features of both a laptop and a tablet, few concluded that Microsoft had managed to mix these devices into something normal users would consider […]

Nexus 9 Vs. Surface 2

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Android tablets haven’t exactly been scarce these last few years. There are plenty of tablets – mainly those made by Samsung – that offer a moderately decent Android user experience and the best in hardware. Lately though, Google’s Nexus line of devices has been a bit light on tablets. It’s for that reason that the newly […]

Don’t Avoid Upgrading from Windows 8 to Windows 8.1

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It doesn’t matter how great Windows 8 could have been, there were always going to be a large number of users who didn’t like the operating system. They’d have held out on upgrading their machines to the last moment and searched  the internet looking for a copy of Windows 7 that they could install on […]

Halo: Spartan Strike To Have Master Chief Collection Extras

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Users who purchase Halo: Spartan Strike aren’t just getting a top-down shooter for smartphones, tablets and PCs. Those who complete the game stand to get extras for the next major game in the franchise: Halo: The Master Chief Collection. Microsoft revealed Halo: Spartan Strike earlier this week, but we’re only now getting a look at […]

Assassin’s Creed Unity Xbox One Bundle Confirmed

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Microsoft is giving potential Xbox One buyers choices stacked on top of other choices this holiday season. After confirming a special edition Sunset Overdrive edition Xbox One and another custom painted Xbox One for Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare, today Microsoft revealed another Xbox One bundle. The Assassin’s Creed Unity Xbox One bundle will arrive on […]

Windows 10 Technical Preview Update Coming

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In boasting about how many users have downloaded the Windows 10 Technical Preview since it became available, Microsoft also revealed another piece of important information. According to a post on Blogging Windows, those running the Windows 10 operating system can expect a new update to arrive any day now. Microsoft mentioned the coming update earlier […]

The Kinect 2 Xbox One Bundle Release Date Arrives

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Shoppers who purchased an Xbox One sometime this year without a Kinect 2 sensor can finally buy the device separately direct from Microsoft or a handful of other retail stores today. The online stores of GameStop and Amazon began stocking the Kinect 2 sensor for the Xbox One earlier today. Shipping from both retailers seems […]

Microsoft Store Reveals Xbox One Pre-Order Extras

Score a free Madden 15 digital copy with the Xbox One Bundle.

Xbox One owners who pre-order copies of upcoming games like Sunset Overdrive, Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare and even Lego Batman 3 will get some exclusive extras and credit to go along with their new game. Microsoft announced a slate of new Xbox One deals earlier today in a post on its Xbox Wire news […]

How To Get The Fable Legends Beta

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Microsoft’s Lionhead Studios has finally revealed when it’ll launch the Fable Legends multiplayer beta so that users can test the game’s online systems ahead of the Fable Legends for Xbox One final release date sometime next year. October 16th, this coming Thursday, is when Xbox One owners who successfully apply for an invitation through the Fable Legends […]

Why You Shouldn’t Buy a Surface 2 Right Now

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Microsoft’s Surface tablets have been in the news a lot lately. More specifically, there’s been a lot of news concerning the Surface Pro 3 to the detriment of the Surface 2. Launched around a year ago, the Surface 2 was the successor to Microsoft’s original Surface tablet. It included all of the same things that […]

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

Play on your own and take on the entire Grand Theft Auto Online world.

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 […]