Is Microsoft’s slate strategy wrong? Jun01

Is Microsoft’s...

Reports from CNET Suggest that Microsoft is planning on revealing their new slate based OS very soon. So far, we’ve been referring to this new OS as Windows 8, which follows the logical order of things because 8 comes after 7. However, Microsoft has yet to confirm that anything called...

How Xbox can win in a Wii 2 market May31

How Xbox can win in ...

The next Nintendo Wii is expected to be released sometime next year, and we are looking forward to a much anticipated premiere at E3 this year. But if we look ahead to when the other console giants, Sony PlayStation and Microsoft Xbox, they aren’t due until two years after the new...

Six things to improve Xbox Live on Windows Phone May25

Six things to improv...

When Windows Phone 7 was announced in 2010, the news was welcomed with aplomb by gamers invested in the Xbox platform. Finally, a way to carry our Xbox Live account in our pockets and gain gamerpoints on the go. The allusion of a connected, cloud based, mobile device that could play Xbox...

Facial recognition c...

At the Consumer Electronics Show earlier this year, Microsoft announced a new way in which they are hoping that Kinect will enhance the way we socialize in this electronic world. This new Kinect feature, called Avatar Kinect will offer vast improvements to not only in the way we communicate...

5 things we want our Zune HD to learn May15

5 things we want our...

Think about the first time you laid eyes on your Zune HD. Remember the thoughts you had as you swiped that crazy swirly and colorful slide screen. You thought that you were a pioneer, a trend setter. You probably believed that this powerful device that you wielded would once be the knight...

What Microsoft acquiring Skype means for Xbox, WP7 May13

What Microsoft acqui...

Some big time news is circulating about Microsoft’s acquisition of Skype. Skype was one of the first internet calling services that allowed the user to chat face to face via webcam. While there were other webcam chat based services out there, Skype allowed the user to make phone calls,...

EA Begins Work on Ne...

New rumors are surfacing that EA has a build of the new Xbox due out in 2-3 years. The rumors are consistent in stating that this is a majorly prototypical build, housed in an old PC case. There is no mention about the contents of the case, or any other specific hardware names or...

Kinect games under d...

Microsoft is spending some time with our neighbors to the north to attract new developers for the Kinect. The Xbox 360 has attracted many hardcore gamers to the platform through hardcore shooters like Halo or Call of Duty, and with the release of the Kinect, these same gamers were not so quick...

Anticipating an Xbox 720 May02

Anticipating an Xbox...

Mark your calendars for June 7th, because that is the date of E3 2011, and there is going to be some pretty exciting stuff being revealed to us. No, its not a new Xbox or PlayStation, but the next generation of Wii. Nintendo is going to try and meet with the next generation of gaming a bit...

More WP7 development will require more users May01

More WP7 development...

Love your Windows 7 Phone? Wish it had more cool stuff? Well get excited because Microsofts new deal with Nokia will definitiely attract a few more developers, and since that announcement, they have also revealed that they have released a few more toys for developers to play with. Microsoft is...

Would peripherals help the Kinect? Apr25

Would peripherals he...

The Xbox 360 unveiled the Kinect boasting that, “you are the controller.” Since you and I are now the controllers, we will be saving a lot of money on batteries and replacement parts when it wears down, and start spending more money on food to provide the calories necessary to...

Is Apple’s suit right? You decide Apr20

Is Apple’s sui...

Apple is suing Samsung claiming that the “product design, user interface and packaging of the Galaxy products” copy that of the iPad and infringe on their patent. Is this lawsuit just a well timed business strategy or is Apple just being outright stupid about this? If one were to...

Newest Tech Wonder: Arc Mouse Apr17

Newest Tech Wonder: ...

A while back, Microsoft introduced a new computer mouse to the market, but didn’t really look to break any advertisement sound barriers or create too many waves about it. The computer mouse, simplistic by design, yet elegant in its perfection to create an extremely intuitive way to...

Tablet vs. Slate Apr16

Tablet vs. Slate

Seen one of those really fancy iPad commercials lately? These commercials are really slick and show off a lot of the great functionality and application support that goes into your $800 portable media device. Many consumers are finding that the main reason that they “need” an iPad...

Editorial: America is app crazy Apr06

Editorial: America i...

Not too long ago, people purchased their portable media devices (PMD) based on the specific features of that device and the software that works with the device. Many people bought the old school iPods because it had that nifty little wheel and iTunes was extremely intuitive and simple to use....