Zune Shows Up In iOS...

There has been much talk lately about Apple’s new “flat” – read: Metro-ripoff – design and how it borrows from Microsoft’s design school of minimalism. Well, after some quick examination it seems as if Apple was more inspired by Zune than they may have let...

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...

Xbox Music gets a Pl...

Something very interesting has come to our attention after playing with the free music streaming service known as Xbox Music. Apparently the free streaming service is not making Microsoft enough revenue because a play limit has been placed blocking users from playing a song after a certain...

The Wall of 25 Apps

[UPDATE] Those of us with a strong movie and T.V. addiction will find solace in the newest addition to hit the Microsoft App Marketplace. Today, HuluPlus has arrived for Windows Phone 8 devices. The new app will be available for those with a paid subscription to the online service. Those...

Hidden Start Button ...

We have discovered the mother of all hidden features in Windows 8. This little feature will remove the need of a third party Start button. The solution is quite simple but can be easily missed by new users. All you have to do is go to the bottom left corner of the screen and right click. We...

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...

Hulu Plus coming to ...

Hulu Plus is one of those apps that is a necessity on any phone platform and so you could understand the outcry by Windows Phone users. One such user took it to himself to persuade Hulu into making said app. Reddit user Link 9454 sent Hulu his argument and got a response from the...

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...

Window Phone 8 will ...

The Verge has learned through close sources of the matter that Windows Phone 8 will support 1080p resolutions. The update will come later this year for new devices with 5 inch, or higher devices. Windows Phone 8 currently supports 720p resolutions WVGA, and WXGA. The title to the update is...

Facebook Home might ...

Facebook Home is the hotly anticipated Facebook launcher for Android handsets. On Thursday April 4th Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerburg revealed the new Facebook experience which basically turns your phone into a “Facebook Phone”. The launcher puts all of Facebook’s functions front...

How to stop Windows ...

Windows 8 comes in a variety of form factors; some good, some not as good. If you haven’t noticed by now the new Modern designed user interface is best used with a touchscreen. Sure you can use a mouse and keyboard with the new Start Screen but it isn’t as fun. Laptops users in...

Are You Feeling “Blue”? Apr01

Are You Feeling R...

  What does this code name “Windows Blue” mean to me? I want to dig into it but I tend to steer away when information is released in this fashion. As it becomes more “official” I’ll dig in deeper. This is partly out of respect and in part I’m simply tired...

About the downtime

Hey Redmond Posters! I want to apologize for the recent downtime here at the Redmond Post. Unfortunately our hosting provider made the error of denying everyone access to the site, including me. And then after I called them about the issue preceded to have no idea what happened for four...

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....

Download Microsoft O...

Free Office Download Microsoft is giving out a free 3 month trial of Office 365 to college students! The new promotion will allow students to download Office 365 University with the confirmation of a .edu email address. Once the email has been confirmed Students will be directed towards a...

Call of Duty Elite n...

  Activision, the publisher for the popular franchise Call of Duty, has released a companion app for the console series. Like the Halo 4 Smartglass application, the Call of Duty Elite app holds player multiplayer statistics and other neat in game info. For Black Ops 2 fans this is a must...

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...

Nokia Lumia 920 on F...

If you haven’t been paying attention, there has been a considerable amount of talk about Nokia’s Lumia 920 camera. In fact, Gizmodo gave it the top spot in a comparison against other flagship smartphones cameras, including the iPhone 5 and Galaxy S III. Now that the phone has...

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...

Tweaking the New Twi...

Last week, a new update for Twitter was released for the masses on Windows Phone. For many, the new look and functionality of the update cleared up many of the complaints of the official app. It’s a clean interface with much needed improvements in presentation and performance. The new...

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...

Outlook.com – ...

  How many times have you had to reconfigure your e-mail program to work with a new e-mail address? Do you call the family IT guy or the friend who works in the IT industry? Are you the IT guy that swings by to lend a hand to others in a time of need? Time goes by and you end up changing...

Why HTC Needs To Pus...

Earlier this week, HTC unveiled its gambit, the HTC One. It’s a showstopper cooked up by HTC’s technicians, designers and software programmers. Ultrapixels, 1080p screens with 468 ppi, Sense 5, dual stereo speakers with dedicated amplifiers, all crammed in a svelte aluminum casing...