Surface RT spotted a...

Microsoft announced yesterday that it will be expanding the Surface with Windows RT distribution channels in hopes that they will draw larger sales to their new first party device. So far, it has been confirmed that Surface will be found at Staples and Best Buy in the United States within the...

Surface Pro Breakdow...

The Surface Pro has finally been priced at $899 for a 64 Gb model and $999 for a 128 Gb model, and a lot of talk, both positive and negative, has been made about the price. The problem with most of the price analyses I’ve read is that they are considering the Surface Pro to be a slate or...

Microsoft’s Me...

Microsoft will no longer use the word “metro” to describe the live tile UI that it has been using for years now, since the Zune HD. This is a big hit to the companies branding as both windows 8 and windows RT have had their interfaces referred to as metro. Microsoft is...

Windows Phone 8 Live...

Go to your Xbox360, log onto Xbox Live, and go to the bottom right hand corner of the first tile cluster and what do you see? An advertising live tile. A live tile whose sole purpose is to take up space and make money for people who profit from advertising. Seems like a good idea right? Well...

The iPad Mini Defies...

As windows users, we often sit on the sidelines and giggle at the Apple fanboys who stand in line for hours to pay full price for a new product that only hosts a miniscule amount of new features. Many people would find it more convenient if the money that they spend on apple products were...

Handling Microsoft&#...

The Surface announcement has caused quite a stir in the tech comunity. Consumer opinions so far have been very favorable, while industry leaders are a bit scheptical. Mac fanboys have flocked to twitter to poke fun at the young device, but their confidence that it will not be competitive...

Dirty Things on Your...

It seems that everyone has dirty things on their phones. In fact, phone’s are so becoming so dirty lately, someone had the great idea of inventing PhoneSoap. This is a device that charges your phone and eliminates all of the bacteria that you have transferred to it during the day....

Nokia Does Not Want ...

Nokia has filed a patent for a magnetic vibrating tattoo that alerts you when you are getting a call. The patent is made of a material that is easily attachable to the skin and responds to changes in local magnetic fields and transmits a response that can be perceived by the user. This...

Nokia Seeking to Cha...

Nokia is looking to put on their boxing gloves and duke it out head to head with Apple and their iPhone. Nokia’s head of design Marko Ahtisaari told news sources that they’ve got something under wraps that will make the current generation of phones seem “dated”. He...

Next Generation Xbox...

Rumors are resurfacing that the Next Generation of Xbox gaming will not have a disk drive. MCV is reporting that Microsoft is giving developers the heads up that they may not need to put their future works of art what is slowly becoming the next dying media: the compact disk. This presents a...

Nokia Developing Win...

Hot off the rumor mill this morning is that Nokia is apparently developing a tablet that will run Windows 8. While the Nokia Microsoft relationship has been going steady, we haven’t seen much from the couple so far. Their phones seem so close, yet so far away because we’ve been...

Kinect + Zune = Frus...

I have used the Zune software over Xbox Live for quite some time now, but for some reason, I felt motivated to wipe the dust off of my Kinect and plug it in for a change. I decided to ditch my controller for an evening and use this $150 peripheral for a change so I could listen to some music...

Touch Screen Control...

CVG is stirring up the rumor pot by reporting that Microsoft is experimenting with a touch screen type of controller for the next generation xbox. With the Wii U featuring a large touch screen controller and the next Playstation featuring a similar type of system with their new Vita that will...

Zune: Standing the T...

The Zune HD has seen many names. In the past it was known as the iPod killer, but now, it is commonly described as dead. While it may be dead to its creator, it is not dead to many people and most likely wont die for a long time. For many of us, we have grown out of the mp3 players of old and...

Xbox 360 Gets a New ...

Microsoft has announced that the Xbox 360 update that we’ve all been waiting for (or could simply care less about, Modern Warfare 3 couldn’t load any faster) will be implemented on December 6. The Xbox 360 dashboard has undergone many updates since its inception, and it seems...

The Most Complete Wi...

The WP7 has received mixed reviews from tech experts everywhere. Realistically, the only person who really has the right to have the final word on a phone is you, the person who needs or wants a new phone and is planning on getting one soon. So if you are one of these people, then go out to...

Microsoft Windows Ph...

Android has a following comprised of both die hard fans and casual smartphone users. It offers both a user friendly interface and an everchanging marketplace of award winning applications to keep people in touch with their phone. Those who have used a Windows Phone usually agree that the...

XBox 360 Gamers Focu...

The Xbox 360 is a platform that has had an uncanny draw to hardcore gamers over the past years. Despite many attempts by Xbox to attract family gamers with Kungfu Panda bundles and a huge line of kid friendly games for the Kinect, the Xbox is still recognized as a hardcore gamers paradise. If...

Google regains marke...

Last month, Google took a slight hit in market share as it fell from a massive 66.1 % to a still massive 65.2 % from November of last year to July of this year. All the while Google was dropping slightly, Bing was picking up a lot of slack by growing from 11.8% to 14.4% from November to July....

Windows Phone 7 offi...

Have you ever shared some slightly alarming news to a friend, to which they respond with words of confidence or little worry, but you can tell on their face that deep down inside, they are, truly worried. Just as Internet Explorer and Firefox show another term of declining market share to...

Consumers are first casualty of the iPad Generation Jul25

Consumers are first ...

Remember the good ole days when our smart phones weren’t so smart? Not so long ago, wanting your phone to run multiple applications at once was a laughable request, but nowadays this is approaching the norm. With the passing of time, more and more of our phones and other handheld devices...

Verizon to jump on data capping bandwagon
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Jul06

Verizon to jump on d...

Verizon announced that it will be shifting gears from offering unlimited data plans to a new 3 tier limited data plan. Verizon customers currently enjoy unlimited data for a cool $29.99 a month. Customers who already have this option will retain it as long as the keep paying for it, and...

In the throes of death, Zune HD shows life Jul03

In the throes of dea...

As talks of the Zune’s demise went from whispers to nothing short of shouting, Zune users everywhere held their collective breaths as we anticipated a very impromptu funeral for our beloved device. The talks of its death or rebranding subsided after the Mango announcement where the Zune...

Nextbox Vs. Wii U Jun13

Nextbox Vs. Wii U

Nintendo seemed to capture most of the spotlight at E3 this year with the introduction of their Wii U system. Nintendo kicked off the beginning of the next generation of gaming with their new console, much earlier before any leaks or revealing of any data on the future of Playstation and Xbox....

Internet Explorer: Finding life in declining market share Jun02

Internet Explorer: F...

In 1995, the mass media and popular culture were catching on to this new technology called the internet. What many people took for granted was the fact that there was a lot going on behind the scenes once they double clicked on their internet icon. At that time, 80% of people clicked on...