Microsoft now allows users to change account regions! Jan16

Microsoft now allows...

It has been a long time coming but Microsoft finally allows users to change the region that their Xbox Live account is set to. Those Xbox users who have been dealing with a locked account abroad can easily switch regions by following this link https://live.xbox.com/en-GB/AccountMigration....

Customize Windows 8 ...

One of the coolest things about Windows 7 was having the ability to completely customize your home screen and change it to a completely different looking beast with a program like Rainmeter. Windows 8 RT brought with it some restrictions that made it so that you can only use the provided...

Microsoft is giving Xbox Live users a month of free Xbox Live Dec31

Microsoft is giving ...

Go gold for a month Earlier in the week Microsoft had some serious issues with the online component of Xbox. Users were unable to join any online games via Xbox Live. Matchmaking for games such as Halo 4, Wordament, and many others were simply unable to reach other players. After a few days...

How to use Windows 8

Okay so after the holiday festivity you decide to finally sit down and have some quality time with your brand new PC. Now it might be a regular desktop, a laptop, or a new tablet. There is also the factor of whether or not it is touch enabled or not. Those who have received a brand new...

The Walking Dead Fre...

Happy Holidays Tell Tale games The Walking Dead is now available for free on the Xbox Live Arcade. The game studio Tell Tale games has been highly praised for the series and its touching story line. The story itself has been split into a number of episodes, each its own game, and the first...

Windows Phone is now...

Microsoft’s Uphill Battle It has been a long time coming but Windows Phone has now become the third most popular platform. Forbes reports that Microsoft’s Windows Phone platform has surpassed Rim and is now seeing sells of 2.7% of all purchases in the United States, a sign...

The Gunstringer out now for Windows 8 Dec15

The Gunstringer out ...

  Background In the year 2011 Twisted Pixel created one of the best Kinect games simply titled The Gunstringer. The Gunstringer was originally planned to be a downloadable title on XBLA but due to its good use of motion controls, Microsoft decided to bundled every Kinect peripheral...

Gnomio First Smart W...

Smart watches seem to be the trend lately and the latest entries of these devices is Windows Phone friendly. Meet Gnomio, a smart watch that notifies you through Bluetooth connectivity when you receive calls, emails and messages. Gnomio come in two different models, Gnomio Fresh which is the...

Surface RT for sale ...

Rumors were buzzing that Microsoft would expand its sales of Surface RT tablets by offering them at stores like Best Buy and Verizon. Today both Best Buy and Staples have confirmed those rumors and will carry the Surface tablet as soon as possible. Along with the added outlets, Microsoft has...

New Myspace Revamp T...

  Being a tech fan I jut had to see the new Myspace and wow, was it worth the wait. The new Myspace is no longer that lag central of a social site. The new site is focused on sharing music and music discovery. It seems as though some of the social features will come later. The design...

Microsoft Surface PR...

The launch date of the Surface Pro has finally been marked. It will arrive in January 2013, missing the huge holiday season. The Surface Pro is the higher end model to the Surface RT which runs Windows RT. The Surface PRO will be able to run full on Windows 8 making it possible to download...

Free Purity Headsets...

Nokia is giving away free Purity Headsets by Monster to any recent Lumia buyers. All you need is to do is send in your receipt of your purchase, UPC/barcode, and fill out this form on the Nokia Holiday website. If you have any further questions a number is listed below on the site with...

The Windows 8 Dilemma Nov25

The Windows 8 Dilemm...

I made a trip to my local Best Buy. Unlike every other month of the year, the Best Buy was actually quite crowded. The reason behind this may be due to a failed Black Friday hunting spree and the pending Christmas holiday. It happens every year. A sign that capitalism is well accepted in our...

Mirror’s Edge ...

Mirrors Edge just received a new update which most notably gives it an Xbox live banner. With the new banner comes the option to download the game for free on the Nokia collection. Lumia owners should hurry on quick and try to download the game as soon as possible just in case it was an error...

Halo 4 Rakes in $220 Million in One Day! Nov12

Halo 4 Rakes in $220...

In what Microsoft calls the “biggest entertainment launch of the year” sales numbers of Halo 4 have officially been revealed and it comes in at an astonishing $220 million dollars. The Halo 4 sales numbers beat out the all-time day one box office record set by Harry Potter and the...

Is Microsoft Creatin...

In a recent jobs posting, it appears as though Microsoft is planning on creating a new cloud based TV service. The new service will not be the first time Microsoft enters the realm of Hollywood. Microsoft acquired an internet TV company called Web TV which would later help build the first...

Is Microsoft’s...

With the release of Xbox Video and Windows 8, browsing video content is a breeze. One thing that caught my attention is the added discovery benefits of Windows 8. Using you PC you can easily browse and stream a video of you choice to your Xbox. The bigger benefit of the added screen in your...

Windows 8 Has Finall...

Windows 8 Launch Hey there Microsoft fans, Windows 8 has officially launched. Today is the birthday of Windows 8 and to a lesser extent but equal as interesting, Surface. Windows 8 can now be purchased in retail packaging for $69.99 or a short $39.99 for the downloadable version from the...

Surface Available fo...

Surface SKUs The Microsoft Surface is now available for pre order. The 32 GB Surface starts at $499.99. The only thing included is the Surface itself, which is actually a good thing. The touch covers and type covers can be purchased separately. The second SKU comes with a 32 gig...

Surface Movement First ad for the Microsoft Surface Oct17

Surface Movement Fir...

Things are really starting to move over at Microsoft. The first television ad for the Surface has appeared. The new ad is slated for a nationwide showing. The ad itself may be a little bit too family friendly in my opinion but it gets the job done. It is a lot better than some of the other ads...

First Windows 8 ad spotted on TV Oct15

First Windows 8 ad s...

So it begins. The first Windows 8 ad has been released and should now be available to view by the public. This is the first look we get at what Microsoft has been cooking in its advertising department. Earlier in the year we got word that Microsoft had let go many of the employees who work in...

Reality Check:Yeah W...

On October 25 a significant event will happen. To the average everyday person it is just an average day on the path to Halloween. To us techies it means a significant paradigm shift. On that day Windows 8 will be released. With it comes the idea of the future. The idea that computers are more...

Microsoft’s New Xbox Live Points Card Design Oct06

Microsoft’s Ne...

  Microsoft Points Card Redesign It looks as though Microsoft has redesigned the way the Microsoft Points prepaid card looks. The new design takes a few design cues from Metro or Modern, whatever you want to call it nowadays. The new card puts an emphasis on entertainment instead of...

Microsoft Surface an...

Surface Release Date   Surface RT The Microsoft Surface is finally getting it’s send off and the good news is that you won’t have to wait too long to get your hands on it. The Surface RT model will be the first to be released. Surface Pro is rumored to be released some time in...

Microsoft introduces...

My Achievements has just launched at the My Xbox Rewards website! My Xbox Rewards If you don’t know what My Xbox Rewards is here is a quick rundown. My Xbox Rewards basically rewards Xbox live users with free cash back in the form of Microsoft Points for their dedication to the Xbox...