Xbox As a Service: S...

Earlier last week the internet echo chamber exploded when it was inaccurately reported that Bill Gates was reluctant to sell off Microsoft’s Bing services, but reportably had no problem throwing Xbox under the bus. This comes at the same time you have entities writing that the Xbox...

The state of play: X...

  Recently we’ve enjoyed the announcement and launch of a few quad core handsets from Nokia/Microsoft. The Lumia 1520, Lumia Icon and the Lumia 930 all sport the Qualcomm Snapdragon 800, four cores of immense speed and power. WP8 is reportedly developed from the low end up, meaning...

Capcom’s Major...

Capcom is having a huge sale discounting most of its major game franchises to prices as low as $4.99. Get these games by the end of the week or risk losing out on the deal! Lost Planet Colonies — (Normally $19.99) $4.99 • Lost Planet 2 — (Normally $19.99) $4.99 • Lost Planet 2 Map...

141 – CNET: Xbox One vs PS4 Jun16

141 – CNET: Xbox One vs PS4

This is great comparison article found at CNET by Senior Editor, Eric Franklin. He does a great comparison of the features of both consoles are compares them side by side. Sorry if you detect sarcasm on the Playstation parts, but hey it is still a quote! .: This statements and views expressed in the podcast are quoted and are not necessarily those of the speaker or the Redmond Post :. Read the article at CNET Want to help us out?MoreShare on...

140 – WPCentral: Xbox One DRM – it’s not your worst enemy Jun15

140 – WPCentral: Xbox One DRM – itR...

This is an amazing article found at Windows Phone Central by Michael Archambault. He perfectly summarizes why this really isn’t such a big deal and can actually be good! .: This statements and views expressed in the podcast are quoted and are not necessarily those of the speaker or the Redmond Post :. Read this article at Windows Phone Central Want to help us out?MoreShare on...

Don Mattrick: Of Submarines and Offline Play Jun12

Don Mattrick: Of Sub...

If you haven’t heard yet, the head of Microsoft’s Interactive Entertainment Business doesn’t want you to upgrade to their new system. That is provided that you happen to be living in a submarine…or want any kind of offline gaming whatsoever. In the light of news that...

Xbox One’s Perception Right Now With Consumers?  One Word: Restrictions Jun11

Xbox One’s Per...

Somewhere deep in the offices and halls of Microsoft headquarters, there must be some heavy mulling over their recent decisions over the Xbox One’s strategy going forward. To say that things have been smooth the last 24 hours would be a gross misjudgement, and now the public outcry of...

6 Xbox Exclusives Re...

Microsoft has been criticized a lot lately over the issue of games. Gamers have voiced there anger over the internet over the fact that the Xbox is becoming more of a media machine. While it is true that the Xbox is used more as a media device, gamers should have nothing to worry about when...

Microsoft Favors iOS...

Windows Phone users have had to deal with plenty of apps and games arriving late on the platform so you could understand the awesome feeling we get when we see popular apps arrive on the marketplace(Instagram will come to WP soon!). But when it’s a Microsoft first party studio playing...

Xbox Creative Direct...

Lately, Microsoft has come under harsh criticism from gamers due to some rumors of the next Xbox only being able to play video games with an internet connection. Although Microsoft has not officially announced the console yet it has been bashed by many who believe in these rumors. Adding to...

Free Xbox Avatar Pro...

Windows 8 has been selling at a slow pace compared to previous versions of Windows and in order to push the new Operating System and PC’s Microsoft has been thinking outside of the box. Today we see a pretty neat gift from the Xbox team that will make die hard Microsoft fans smile....

If I Could IllumiRoo...

IllumiRoom has been generally known about since CES 2013. Great work from Microsoft Research on this one. Seriously though, this could be an entertainment and educational experience that augments the area surrounding the TV! How awesome is that? Pretty cool, but then I started thinking to...

Skulls of the Shogun...

Today, 17-Bit Studios revealed new pricing on their recent strategy game Skulls of the Shogun. The new pricing will affect the Xbox Live Arcade and Windows 8 stores. The new pricing will be 800 Microsoft Points for the Xbox Live version, and $6.99 for the Windows 8 and Windows Surface...

Slacker Radio Now Available on Xbox Live Feb28

Slacker Radio Now Av...

  Slacker Radio is the newest addition to gold members on Xbox Live. Slacker Radio is a similar service similar to Pandora and iHeartRadio, which allows you to create your own artist music stations to listen to. I quickly noticed how similar the user interface of this app is compared to the...

Xbox Live System Update (2/19/13) Feb19

Xbox Live System Upd...

Xbox Live members may notice they will be prompted with a system update when signing onto Xbox Live today. According to Major Nelson’s tweet, this is what the update releases notes are “Xbox LIVE System update out today. No big changes just an update to default settings that will...

What’s in your...

I’ll be the first to admit that my experience with the Apple or Android ecosystems is limited as a whole with just some basic time spent with any of their devices individually. This is by choice. I have assisted people with their devices on a number of occasions and made recommendations...

Redbox Instant on Xbox 360 Feb10

Redbox Instant on Xb...

    The new service by Redbox called Redbox Instant by Verizon is coming soon to an Xbox 360 near you! Xbox 360 is the only game console that will feature this app and will become available exclusively in the near future. You can try out this app for yourself right now by joining into the...

Xbox 720 Specificati...

Xbox 720 info has just been leaked! According to Slashgear “sources familiar with the mater” have had a “first-hand experience” with the new entertainment console. The anonymous sources have mentioned a 50 GB Blue-ray disk console with disks requiring activation codes....

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....

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...

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...

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...

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...