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 […]

I’m Trading My Xbox One for a PS4, and Here’s Why

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The Xbox One and PS4 have been out on the market for around eight and nine months, respectively. However, it hasn’t even been a full year yet, and I’m already thinking about switching sides. I got the Xbox One on launch day, ready to experience what next-generation gaming is all about. I bought Madden 25 […]

How To Change Channels on The Xbox One

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With the Xbox One, Microsoft is pioneering a different type of console. No longer satisfied with just providing streaming video, Microsoft engineered the Xbox One so it could be everything to just about everyone. Gamers can use it to play their favorite upcoming titles in high-definition, and music lovers can use it to stream songs […]

Cheaper Surface Pro 3 Arrives

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Microsoft shocked the world when it unveiled its Surface Pro 3 convertible earlier this year with its thinness, powerful processor and good looks. Its launch price tag also shocked the world, costing $999 for anyone wanting to pick up the 2-in-1 computer. Now the company is finally selling the other variants of the Surface Pro […]

New Windows Phone 8.1 Update Finally Adds Essential Feature From Android

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Microsoft has been on a tear lately, finally adding features that make smartphones running its Windows Phone operating system just as customizable as their Android counterparts. With the Windows Phone 8.1 update Microsoft is adding even more, including a new folders option that’ll finally let users group together different sets of live tiles, just like […]

EA Access Gets Xbox One Gamers Madden NFL 25 & More for $4.99 A Month

The new Madden release is set for August 26th, and a demo could come two weeks before that.

Today, if you want any of the titles Electronic Arts develops for consoles like the Xbox One, you need to purchase the game new at around $60, wait for it to drop in price when the next edition arrives, or possibly buy it used. Today, Electronic Arts revealed EA Access, a new subscription service designed […]

Windows Phone FitBit is Here

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Smartphone buyers looking to stay healthy with the help of fitness bands and activity trackers finally have a new platform to choose from. Today, Windows Phone FitBit became the first fitness tracker app to be available on Microsoft’s Android and iPhone alternative. The Verge revealed that Windows Phone FitBit had arrived in a post earlier […]

Surface 3 Rumors Heat Up

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Microsoft didn’t revamp much of its tablet line when it announced the Surface Pro 3 earlier this summer. New rumors indicate the company is planning to rectify that with what could be simply called the Surface 3, a refreshed version of the Windows tablet that is battling Apple’s iPhone for supremacy. Digitimes, a long time […]

5 Xbox One Games to Buy in 2014

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It’s been a strange first year for Microsoft’s Xbox One all-in-one entertainment system, but relief is coming this fall. After dropping the all-in-one tagline early on, the Xbox One has settled into a strange position. There are new games coming to the system every other week it seems, but most of them are developed by […]

Like Entertainment? Don’t Buy an Xbox One Right Now

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Now is not the time to be a consumer device from Microsoft. More specifically, it’s really rotten time to purchase an Xbox One. Don’t misunderstand, hardly anything about the all-in-one entertainment console has changed. You can still watch television shows. There are a handful of very high-profile games coming to the console later this year […]

The Best iPhone Alternatives Running Windows Phone

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In the United States these days, devices running Microsoft’s Windows Phone 8.1 operating system don’t get much credit as iPhone alternatives. That’s a shame, because some of them really are capable of replacing either Apple’s iPhone 5s or iPhone 5c smartphones. In the past year Microsoft has finally began to catch up to Apple’s mobile […]

New Video Shows Huge Amount of Customization Coming in Sunset Overdrive

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For Xbox fans, games aren’t going to get more exciting than Sunset Overdrive this fall. When it launches in October, it’ll be one of the few Xbox One games that aren’t available anywhere else. That’s why it’s great that its developer has worked so hard to include cool features gamers will appreciate. Take character customization for […]