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 […]

More Details About Microsoft’s iPhone Rival Arrive

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Microsoft only confirmed it has plans to introduce a new flagship iPhone rival a few weeks ago, but already leaks are giving us a better idea of just how aggressively Microsoft plans to pursue the high-end smartphone market. This week Microsoft outright confirmed it has plans to introduce a new iPhone rival with a Qualcomm […]

Surface Pro 3 Price Cut Brings Needed Savings

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Microsoft’ Surface Pro 3 Windows 2-in-1 is well-known for its kickstand and detachable keyboard, but it isn’t necessarily the most affordable Windows PC users can purchase. For a limited time Microsoft is changing that with a Surface Pro 3 price cut designed to save on the best Windows 2-in-1 available. The Microsoft Store website seems […]

How to Add Calendars to Calendar in Windows 8.1

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For most, there are only a few essential things their device needs to do for them to stay productive. The first is give them access to their email account and Microsoft’s Mail app for Windows 8.1 does that pretty well. The second is keeping track of their various appointments and obligations with a Calendar. Luckily, […]

How to Get a Cheap Xbox One

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Microsoft’s Xbox One has been described by a lot of people in a different ways since it was released back in November of 2013. Some have called it Microsoft’s folly, a reference to the early missteps Microsoft made when it originally planned to force users into installing all of their games to its hard drive. […]

What is the Xbox Preview Program? 

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Microsoft’s Xbox One sort of looks like an appliance. It’s not hard to mistake it for something that you can plug in and forget about, something that simply does what you need it to do and gets out of the way. That’s not by mistake, that’s what Microsoft intended. Here’s the thing though, the Xbox One is […]

How to Get Free & Cheap Xbox One Games

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Microsoft’s Xbox One console looks like a big black giant box. On the top are vents that allow the console to breath and cool itself. On the back are all the necessary ports users need to connect the Xbox One to their TV and entertainment system.  The hard drive inside is where Xbox One games […]

Microsoft Readying Its Answer to the iPhone 6’s iOS

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When we’ll see Microsoft announce a direct competitor to Apple’s iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus remains unclear, but the first release of Windows 10 for phones is drawing ever closer if a new app update for Windows Phone users is an accurate indicator of the company’s plans. Users who’ve already downloaded the app that’s […]

Surface Pro 3 vs. iPad Air 2

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Just a few years ago we were only just toying with the idea of device convergence. Tech reporters and industry insiders predicted a future when having so many devices wouldn’t be necessary. You’d pick up your iPhone and it’d have a terrific camera, make phone calls and act as your computer. That day is here […]

Microsoft Luring Xbox One Buyers with Big Trade-In Credit

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It’s been almost a year and a half since Microsoft began selling its Xbox One gaming console. In that time it’s rolled out some unbelievable deals, including a price cut that makes the Xbox One’s basic bundle a mere $349. Now the company’s Microsoft Store retail are is going back to the basics to offer […]