3 Problems Only Xbox One and PS4 Users Have

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Its unclear what most Xbox One and PS4 users thought the next generation gaming would mean for the things they do every day. There’s the things that all now come standard with both consoles, like the ability to purchase the digital version of a game on release day, or being able to share video clips […]

How to Enjoy Your Xbox One On The Cheap

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For better or for worse, buying a new video game console gets expensive. Take Microsoft’s console for example. Today, the Xbox One is the most expensive video game console users can buy. A brand new Xbox One with a bundled Kinect costs users $499 before tax and, depending on if the Titanfall or Forza 5 […]

How to Use the Handwriting Keyboard in Windows 8.1

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Since Microsoft first added the ability for users to interact with Windows machines using their fingers and a stylus, the company has been on a mission to make the process of imputing text as easy as it can possibly be on the platform. In Windows 7 in slightly redesigned the touch keyboard. In Windows 8 […]

Microsoft’s iWatch Rival Will Work with the iPhone 5s

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When Microsoft launches its own device to compete with the much-rumored iWatch and devices running Google’s Android Wear project it’ll include a key advantage few other competitors in the space have at the moment. According to new reports, Microsoft’s smartwatch will be compatible with the iPhone and devices running Google’s Android platform. Alleged details of […]

Microsoft Shares Quantum Break Release Date Window and Videos

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All at once Microsoft is managing to boost excitement for its Xbox One console ahead of the Electronic Entertainment Expo and disappointing potential buyers. Today it announced that its coveted Quantum Break exclusive for the Xbox One will be stuffed to the brim with next-generation graphics and gameplay. It’s also officially confirming that Xbox One […]

PS4 GTA 5 Release Rumored as Watch Dogs Arrives

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The Xbox One and PS4 GTA 5 release rumors are back, just days after Watch Dogs arrived on the new consoles to deliver a fix of open world gaming. Following up on rumors that a PS4 GTA 5 release announcement was coming at E3 in mid-June, a new report suggests many Xbox One and PS4 […]

Windows 8.1 With Bing Is How Microsoft Plans to Destroy Google

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The threat to Microsoft’s Windows operating system that Google’s Chromebooks pose can’t be understated. Thankfully, in recent years Microsoft has revealed loads of changes design to make Windows the obvious choice for low-cost buyers. Take the company’s recent reveal of Windows With Bing. The new version of Windows could deal the ultimate blow to Google’s Chromebook […]

5 Accessories to Breathe New Life into an Xbox 360

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Today, it’s Microsoft’s Xbox One that gets all the credit. But it’d never be a realistic dream for Microsoft to expect high sales if it wasn’t for the Xbox 360. Understandably, users have grown attached to the console and breathing new life into might be a bigger priority for them than buying an Xbox One. […]

5 Best Windows 8 Notebooks & 2-in-1s: Transformer Book & More

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Even today, years after the Apple iPad first attempted to make them obsolete, notebooks are the way users get thing done. It’s not hard to see why that’s still the case. Yes, tablets are getting newer exciting features and gimmicks every day, but the notebook with its rigid keyboard, the ability to sit comfortably almost […]

Microsoft Creates Tablet Confusion. This Time for a Reason

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As I watched Microsoft’s Panos Panay introduce the new Microsoft Surface Pro 3 on May 20th with a very aggressive Glenn Greenwaldesque defensive tone, I messaged an old friend and said “countdown to countless blog posts about defining a tablet begins now.” Truer words were never sent over a data connection. Those posts have started […]

Why Microsoft Didn’t Launch the Surface Mini on Tuesday

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A new report indicates that Microsoft decided to hold off on its much-leaked Surface Mini at this week’s event. Reportedly, executives weren’t satisfied with the unique experiences for it and how customers would be stuck using the desktop version of Microsoft Office. According to a report from Neowin, an outlet who’d been sharing what seemed […]

Did Microsoft Kill the Surface Mini or Just Postpone It?

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What happened to the rumored Surface Mini? Remember a rumored, unannounced product is just that: a rumored unannounced product. That said, there were quite a few signs that Microsoft was heading to a Surface Mini announcement today, May 20th, perhaps alongside a Surface Pro 3. Well, the Surface Pro 3 rolled out, but the Surface […]

Microsoft Surface Pro 3 is Aggressive, Defensive, Ultimately Confusing

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Is the new Microsoft Surface Pro 3 “the tablet that can replace your laptop” or is it “the laptop that can replace your tablet?” I’m not sure Microsoft has quite figured that out yet. Microsoft announced its new hybrid-tablet-laptop device today with a push that at times was very aggressive and yet equally defensive. Aiming […]

Microsoft Surface Pro 3 to Take on the Macbook Air for $799

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Microsoft has unveiled the Surface Pro 3, a larger and thinner variant of the Intel-powered Surface Pro 2 tablet that it originally launched to compete against Apple’s Macbook Air and the iPad. All told, the Surface Pro 3 is a beast, the device features a 12 inch-screen so that users can get more done. By […]

Microsoft Windows 8 Banned on China Government Computers

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Ouch! On a day that Microsoft was looking to make some news at a “small gathering” in New York City, China has thrown a wrench into what Microsoft certainly hoped would be a “feel good” news day. The Chinese government announced through its official news agency a decision made late last week to ban Windows […]

Is This the Microsoft Office for Windows 8 Users Have Been Waiting for?

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A presentation that leaked past weekend could provide Windows 8 users with an idea of how the Windows Store version of the Microsoft Office Suite of productivity apps will look when they do finally arrive. Microsoft watcher Paul Thurrott was among the first to share the screenshots of what could be the version of Microsoft […]

The 5 Microsoft Apps Every iPhone 5s Needs

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It wasn’t all that long ago that Microsoft basically ignored Apple’s iPhone. Today, we know the iPhone as the single most popular smartphone in the world, but when Apple first launched its skeptics claimed that it lacked all the features it needed to be a true contender for Windows Mobile and Blackberry. Today, Microsoft is […]

How to Fix Wi-Fi Problems in Windows 8.1

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You’re going to have issues with connecting to Wi-Fi networks with Windows 8.1. That comment isn’t a reflection on the quality of Windows 8. It’s not related to the specific hardware that Windows 8 runs on either. Really, it’s rather simple: at some point every device can’t connect to a wireless network or keeps randomly […]