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...

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...

Xbox Music has arriv...

It seems that Microsoft hasn’t abandoned our loyalty to the Zune brand at all! Just today, as the launch of Xbox Music occurred, I received an email from Microsoft detailing the changes. Many of which are pretty fantastic. One of the biggest improvements that the average consumer will...

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 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...

Xbox Music Pricing L...

Some images of the upcoming Xbox Music service have leaked detailing the pricing range of Xbox Music Pass. If you’re a current user of Microsoft’s all-you-can-eat monthly subscription service, the guys in Redmond aren’t going to rock your boat. As with the current format,...

Windows Phone App Showcase: Pickr Sep25

Windows Phone App Sh...

As the Windows Phone Store matures we are seeing a growth of photo apps. Some alter pictures with pleasant effects, some organize your pics into manageable boxes, while others tie into the many social photo networks that populate the internet. Pickr is one of those such apps. Although Pickr...

T-Mobile’s HTC...

Every day gets nearer to the eventual launch of Windows Phone 8. T-Mobile seems to be pretty stoked about that fact and is reminding its customers they are indeed getting a premier flagship phone with the HTC 8X. If you sign up, the kind folks at the Magenta network will give you a friendly...

HTC Accord Leaked Ah...

Image Credit Phonearena.com Seems like Apple isn’t the only one with leaky faucets. Someone who has access to HTC’s hardware snapped a picture of the purported HTC Accord and shuffled it to guys at Phonearena.com. The mid-range device has been disclosed before, albeit through a...

Counter-Strike: Glob...

It’s very hard to describe what first-person-shooters would be like without the original Counter Strike. If the FPS was born out of Doom’s sprite-hell in the late 90’s, Counter-Strike defined what a FPS should be even before Halo: Combat Evolved demonstrated the pinnacle of...

Windows 8 Form Facto...

New Windows 8 machines have been announced by OEM’s. We thought it would be sweet to round up the unique PC’s that have been shown off thus far. So here you have it, straight from each companies Press Releases. If you want to know more about each device hit the links! ASUS Vivo...

Microsoft Reveals Ne...

  Finally! Microsoft has unvieled a new look for its company, reimagined from a logo that was last changed in 1987. Yeah, that’s right, 25 years ago! From the Microsoft’s official blog post: The Microsoft brand is about much more than logos or product names. We are lucky to...

Kinect Price Drop: ...

For those of you still clinging to the ol’ game pad and dismissing the gesticulating goodness of Microsoft’s Kinect, there might be ample reason to pick one up now. Microsoft has reduced the pricing for the hands-free (or is that on-hands) motion sensor. Kinect for Xbox 360 can...

From The Outside: Wi...

In this edition of From the Outside, Letellier Olivier a.k.a True UltRaNOL explains the process to his photography and how a Windows Phone helps him achieve his results. You can check out more of his work on his Flickr account right here. For other Windows Phone photographers, like Monsieur...

Microsoft’s Gr...

Microsoft is best know in the software space throughout the world. Sure Microsoft has dipped it’s toes in the hardware lake before with the Xbox and the Arch Touch Mouse but neither of those are as significant as the Surface. Unlike the Xbox, Surface can greatly impact how other hardware...

Office 2013 Customer...

The latest version of Office 2013 is now available for consumers to download. Be warned it is only a customer Preview much like the Windows 8 previews that have been released before. Luckily for you, one does not need to remove previous versions on Office to try out the latest version. It...

Microsoft Acquires P...

Img Source:Mashable Microsoft has just announced that it has acquired Perceptive Pixel, a research, development and production company of multitudinous interfaces. The company is best know for the 82 inch Windows 8 display at MWC. Perceptive Pixel founder claims that the 82 inch display is...

Upgrade to Windows 8...

Microsoft has just announced that Windows XP, Windows Vista, and Windows 7 users will be able to upgrade to Windows 8 PRO for only $39.99 and as an added bonus you will also get the option to download Windows Media Center for free! The deal will be available for 131 markets and will run...

Opinion: Is Xbox Mus...

There are many rumors going around that Xbox music is going to have social features like sharing on Facebook and Twitter. I have one problem with this. It is Xbox Music. If it were Zune I would be fine with it because it was indie and synonymous with music. Xbox music on the other hand might...

Microsoft Surface &#...

Microsoft Announcement – Surface Last Thursday, Microsoft sent out mysterious invitations to an event that was to be held June 18th, 2012. Many rumors began to spread about what Microsoft would be announcing at their secret event. That event turned out to be where Microsoft...

Xbox 720 Leaked Docu...

A huge outbreak of some old Xbox 720 documents were unleashed onto the internet Friday. How Microsoft will react to the roadmap of its Xbox 720 plans, no one knows, but Xbox fans around the web are getting excited over what they see from the leak. Here are a few things to look forward to on...

Leak:Hotmail Gets a ...

Microsoft has finally learned a lesson that has haunted it for years: design! Hotmail was always one of those services that you wished was simpler and easier on the eyes. Finding simple account options currently is like putting a rat in a maze. Sure it has nice social features but unlike in...

Halo 4 Campaign, War...

Some new info has emerged on the Halo 4 game types. The official Xbox website has listings of the new game types which include Campaign,Spartan Ops and War Games. The name of the new enimies in the gameplay revealed today are the Promethean Crawler, Promethean Knight, and Promethean Watcher....

Zune Music Pass and ...

With the release of the Windows 8 release preview came a little surprise most people would be surprised about, Zune Music Pass and Movies support! The Windows 8 Music and Video apps are clearly meant to be a replacement for Zune but just not completed yet. Well, actually the whole Windows 8...