Pulling the Plug on ...

Xbox Music, the service that will be replacing Zune, is coming this fall. Previously, we didn’t quite know what that meant for Zune users, but a recent email has answered a few questions. “As we prepare for the exciting launch of Xbox Music later this fall, we want to make you...

Should Valve be worried about Microsoft’s Windows 8? Aug29

Should Valve be worr...

Windows 8 in the past, has been ridiculed by some iconic faces of the internet age, one of them being Valve’s CEO Gabe Newell. Newell had the following to say at a Casual Connect Conference which was recorded by All Things D: “I think Windows 8 is a catastrophe for everyone in the...

Man recieves free Lu...

Having his car painted by Nokia! @skooal (also known as Damien) offered to have his car painted for a free Lumia 900: @Nokia I will let you paint my car for a Lumia 900. I am serious.” – @skooal – aka Damien, from Wexford Nokia pounced on this opportunity; here is a video of their...

Unity Game Engine Su...

Finally Windows Phone is seeing some love from the developers of game engines! Due to the loosening of development restrictions in Windows Phone 8, the Unity Game Engine will, at last, support Microsoft’s mobile operating system. Of course, Windows 8 isn’t left out of the party...

Sony’s Answer ...

In an interesting leak on PocketNow, Sony’s answer to the Microsoft Surface and similar products has been brought into the limelight. Dubbed the Sony Vaio Duo 11, the “laplet” comes with a built in backlit-keyboard, an active digitizer for styli, and an 11-inch screen. Keep...

Samsung Teases Series 5 Hybrid PC Aug27

Samsung Teases Serie...

Samsung just gave us a first glimpse of its finished Series 5 Hybrid PC on its Facebook page. This computer was shown in prototype form back in Computex (Early June) with a keyboard dock, slots for styli, around an 11 inch screen, and front and rear cameras. The tablet should be announced by...

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...

Digitimes Predicts W...

Oh yes, it’s that time of the year, when Digitimes releases its predictions for the mobile operating system market! Digitimes’ August report envisions a 107.80% growth in Windows Phone for the rest of this year. In comparision, Android will grow 89.80% this year (down from 236.50%...

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...

Windows 8 upgrade registrations now open! Aug20

Windows 8 upgrade re...

Microsoft has officially opened up the registration for the Windows 8 upgrade program. The Official Windows team tweeted earlier on the news: “The @Windows upgrade offer is now available in 140 countries. Register now! http://windowsupgradeoffer.com.” As promised customers who...

Will The Zune HD Be ...

This is rather an interesting bit of information. We contacted Zune support via Twitter for an update regarding our beloved Zune HD, and to an extent, all other Zune hardware devices. It seems that all the commotion and attention has been gathering around the earlier reveal of Xbox Music. How...

Windows Phone 8̵...

We are, if rumors are to be believed, less than two short months away from an updated take on Windows Phone. With new improvements and additions like Wallet and the capability of native screen shots from devices, one of the biggest and obvious redesigns is the new start screen. The new...

Nokia Phi Ousted; C...

It seems the leaks gearing up to Windows Phone 8 Nokia devices are starting to flare up. Nokiainnovation.com has revealed a slew of information regarding one of the new Nokia 800 successors. The Nokia Phi, a codename to be replaced by a Lumia XXX name later on, will sport a Qualcomm dual-core...

Windows 8 Packaging Leaked! New Windows UI Design! Aug07

Windows 8 Packaging ...

The Windows 8 and Windows 8 Pro packaging has been revealed. The team over at The Verge has discovered the following images of the box art for the physical copies of Windows. You can get your copy of any Windows 8 model at an electronics store on October 26th. You can also update your current...

Microsoft’s Me...

Microsoft will no longer use the word “metro” to describe the live tile UI that it has been using for years now, since the Zune HD. This is a big hit to the companies branding as both windows 8 and windows RT have had their interfaces referred to as metro. Microsoft is...

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...

New Windows Phone 8 ...

I guess something good has come out of the legal shenanigans between Samsung and Apple; at least for those of us interested in new Windows Phone device leaks. The legal battle between the two tech giants has unearthed, surprisingly, new device news for Windows Phone 8. According to The Verge,...

Windows 8 and Surface will launch on October 26 Jul30

Windows 8 and Surfac...

Microsoft has given the green light for Windows 8 and the pair of Surface computers. A Securities And Exchange Commission Filing noted that : “The next version of our operating system, Windows 8, will be generally available on October 26, 2012. At that time, we will begin selling the...

Must Watch:Metal Gear Rising Revengeance Combat Video! Jul21

Must Watch:Metal Gea...

Not a fan of the Metal Gear series? Watch this video and (possibly) have your opinions changed. In this video we see the main protagonist, Raiden, initiate combat for the first time in the tutorial. Be warned gore and awesomeness ensues. Platinum Games has taken good care of the franchise....

Virtual Shoe Fitting via Kinect Jul21

Virtual Shoe Fitting...

German Agency Kempertrautmann has developed a system for Görtz, in order for consumers to try on shoes virtually. The new shopping experience utilizes three Microsoft Kinect sensors and detects the users perfect shoe size. A similar Kinect hack has been done in the past but with shoes. The...

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...

Update 7.10.8773.98 ...

Update 7.10.8773.98 was released for Windows Phone today. The “big deal” about this update is that it enables users to attach not just one picture, video, audio note, or ringtone, but multiple pictures, videos, audio notes, or ringtones. Of course, you can mix and match any of...

The V Motion Project- When Dubstep Meets the Kinect Jul16

The V Motion Project...

Music Artist’s The V Motion Project released a cool music video earlier this month which showed of an amazing Kinect hack. The project team describes the hack as, “making music through movement.” Through the video it seems as though the projectors create a futuristic visual...

Custom Limited Edition Halo 4 Xbox Console Revealed Jul16

Custom Limited Editi...

This listing of a Halo 4 console showed up on the Microsoft Store website check it out! The listing has now been removed but a short Halo 4 description can be read on the tab of the website. Update: The Console is back up on the Microsoft Store website and is going to cost $399.99. Microsoft...

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...