The Windows 8 Dilemma Nov25

The Windows 8 Dilemm...

I made a trip to my local Best Buy. Unlike every other month of the year, the Best Buy was actually quite crowded. The reason behind this may be due to a failed Black Friday hunting spree and the pending Christmas holiday. It happens every year. A sign that capitalism is well accepted in our...

Mirror’s Edge ...

Mirrors Edge just received a new update which most notably gives it an Xbox live banner. With the new banner comes the option to download the game for free on the Nokia collection. Lumia owners should hurry on quick and try to download the game as soon as possible just in case it was an error...

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...

Rewards for Windows ...

With Windows Phone 8 becoming available to the masses this past Friday, it should be no surprise that Bing Rewards is now offering rewards for those who are upgrading to the new handsets. What are the available rewards? The rewards are prepaid cards for apps and games on the Windows Phone 8...

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...

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...

Surface Movement First ad for the Microsoft Surface Oct17

Surface Movement Fir...

Things are really starting to move over at Microsoft. The first television ad for the Surface has appeared. The new ad is slated for a nationwide showing. The ad itself may be a little bit too family friendly in my opinion but it gets the job done. It is a lot better than some of the other ads...

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...

First Windows 8 ad spotted on TV Oct15

First Windows 8 ad s...

So it begins. The first Windows 8 ad has been released and should now be available to view by the public. This is the first look we get at what Microsoft has been cooking in its advertising department. Earlier in the year we got word that Microsoft had let go many of the employees who work in...

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’s New Xbox Live Points Card Design Oct06

Microsoft’s Ne...

  Microsoft Points Card Redesign It looks as though Microsoft has redesigned the way the Microsoft Points prepaid card looks. The new design takes a few design cues from Metro or Modern, whatever you want to call it nowadays. The new card puts an emphasis on entertainment instead of...

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...

Watch Presidential D...

With the Presidential race heating up and all the major networks, blogs, and news sites digging into the media train, Microsoft would like to remind you that it, too, has its own window into the debates. Through Xbox Live, people will be able to watch the four presidential debates scheduled...

Chase Bank App Now A...

Windows Phone is still a long ways from catching up to Apple’s iOS and Google’s Android marketplaces, but in terms of quality, Microsoft’s online app store is nearing parity with the other two. Today the official JP Morgan Chase app has arrived on the Windows Phone Store. As...

Microsoft introduces...

My Achievements has just launched at the My Xbox Rewards website! My Xbox Rewards If you don’t know what My Xbox Rewards is here is a quick rundown. My Xbox Rewards basically rewards Xbox live users with free cash back in the form of Microsoft Points for their dedication to the Xbox...

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...

Bing It On: New Blind Search Engine by Microsoft Sep19

Bing It On: New Blin...

It wasn’t until I did a few blind searches that I switched to Bing as my primary search engine. At the time, the biggest one was BlindSearch. It showed only the results of three different engines- Bing, Google, and Yahoo, of the user’s search query. The user could then choose a...

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...

Ping to Outlast Zune Social by… One Month? Sep13

Ping to Outlast Zune...

Ping, the Zune Social clone, was a service by Apple that never caught on. A great percentage of iTunes users don’t even know what it is exactly. It is no longer accepting new members as the service will be no more by September 30th this year, one month after the Zune Social was removed...

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...