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Xbox Music for Windows Phone update with Live Tile arrives
5 years ago

Xbox Music for Windows Phone update with Live Tile arrives

With the update coming today, Xbox Music for Windows Phone, that app that comes pre-loaded on devices running Microsoft’s Windows Phone operating system, has finally caught up with its predecessor.
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There is a new ‘Assassin’s Creed Unity’ release date
5 years ago

There is a new ‘Assassin’s Creed Unity’ release date

Xbox One owners excited to get their hands on Assassin’s Creed Unity are having a rough couple of hours. This morning Ubisoft formally announced that the game’s release date was being delayed into November.
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Kinect 2 sensor with ‘Dance Central Spotlight’ coming for $149.99
5 years ago

Kinect 2 sensor with ‘Dance Central Spotlight’ coming for $149.99

Don’t start calling any of the folks at Microsoft, Flo but it seems that someone working on the Xbox Team has discovered the power of bundling. Just weeks after announcing three new console bundles, today the company revealed that its standalone Kinect 2 sensor will cost $149.99 and include a copy of Dance Central Spotlight at no additional charge.
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New Surface 2 pricing makes them the ultimate mobile Xbox experience
5 years ago

New Surface 2 pricing makes them the ultimate mobile Xbox experience

By  •  Surface, Deals

If you were at some point hoping that Microsoft would attempt to rival the PlayStation Vita and Nintendo 3DS with a handheld of its very own then you’ve had a very disappointing few years. Don’t fret though, Microsoft is making up for its mobile gaming shortfall in quick order. Yesterday the company slashed prices on the Surface 2 to just $349.99.
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Xbox Live Deals With Gold for August 26th gets you ‘Need for Speed Rivals’ & ‘Fallout’ on the cheap
5 years ago

Xbox Live Deals With Gold for August 26th gets you ‘Need for Speed Rivals’ & ‘Fallout’ on the cheap

By  •  Xbox LIVE, Deals

It’s so easy to lose a productive afternoon staring into the emptiness that is your Xbox One and Xbox 360 games library wondering, “where did it all go?” We can’t answer that question for you, but replenishing your stock of Xbox One and Xbox 360 games is now ridiculous cheap thanks to Xbox Live Deals With Gold promotion for August 26th
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‘Choice Cuts’ playlist brings curated playlists back to Xbox Music
5 years ago

‘Choice Cuts’ playlist brings curated playlists back to Xbox Music

By  •  Xbox Music, Xbox

Users of Microsoft’s Xbox Music subscription service and music store have new cause for celebration. Curated playlists have made their return to Xbox Music — sort of.
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Get the first episode of ‘House of Cards’ free in Xbox Video
5 years ago

Get the first episode of ‘House of Cards’ free in Xbox Video

By  •  Xbox Video

The Netflix original series House of Cards sparked a revolution in how we consume content. There NBC was with its week-long wait times, breaks for the holidays and sheer tonnage of commercials. Then Netflix came and dumped entire seasons of House of Cards on its subscribers — and it didn’t hurt that the show was critically acclaimed either. This week Netflix and Xbox Video are teaming up to keep the hype for the show alive, as or now absolutely any user can snag the first episode of House of Cards at absolutely no charge.
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Microsoft begins sending out the September Xbox One Update
5 years ago

Microsoft begins sending out the September Xbox One Update

We’ve hoped to get our hands on the new Media app and updated Friends area for the Xbox One ever since Microsoft announced them this past Monday at its Gamescom 2014 Xbox Media Briefing. If you have too, you’re starting the weekend with a win. Microsoft says late last night it began deploying the September Xbox One Update to users participating in the Xbox One Preview Program.
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The Culture: Variety retraces Robin Williams’ love for video games
5 years ago

The Culture: Variety retraces Robin Williams’ love for video games

National publications — and even some more entertainment specific sites — rushed to profiling Robin Williams’ characters & comedy, recalling how he made them feel in Good Morning Vietnam or how Bicentennial Man made them feel things they’d yet to feel. As Variety points out, what many don’t know is just how big of a gamer Williams was too.
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Microsoft confirms the white Xbox One is on the way
5 years ago

Microsoft confirms the white Xbox One is on the way

Microsoft is releasing a white Xbox One and it’ll be included in the Xbox One Sunset Overdrive bundle beginning later this year. That’s on top of Call of Duty Advanced Warfare bundle that’ll include a terabyte in internal storage.
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You’ll be able to watch streaming television away from your Xbox One soon
5 years ago

You’ll be able to watch streaming television away from your Xbox One soon

Microsoft’s Xbox One console is getting some new features and extras soon including the option for users to stream television shows and movies directly from their Xbox One to a mobile device equipped with the Xbox One Digital TV Tuner and a revamped media player.
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Watch Microsoft’s Gamescom 2014 Xbox Media Briefing this morning @ 8 a.m. EST
5 years ago

Watch Microsoft’s Gamescom 2014 Xbox Media Briefing this morning @ 8 a.m. EST

By  •  In General

It’s finally here folks. Microsoft’s Gamescom 2014 Xbox Media Briefing this morning at 8 a.m.. Here’s how you can watch live.
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Xbox Music on Windows Phone 8.1 sees first significant update
5 years ago

Xbox Music on Windows Phone 8.1 sees first significant update

By  •  Xbox Music

With a new update for Xbox Music on Windows Phone 8.1 Microsoft has finally delivered on its promise to improve the music listening experience for users of its smartphone operating system.
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Xbox One Digital TV Tuner to bring broadcast television, envy this fall
5 years ago

Xbox One Digital TV Tuner to bring broadcast television, envy this fall

An untold amount of users went to from retailer to retailer trying to find a way to get broadcast television to work on their Xbox One on launch night. Thanks to a new Xbox One Digital TV Tuner those users finally have a way to enjoy their Xbox One’s TV app without signing up for a cable subscription. Something we’re sure many more users wish they’d have had the option to purchase on launch night.
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Xbox Live Deals With Gold for August 5th: Call of Duty: Ghosts, Ryse & more
5 years ago

Xbox Live Deals With Gold for August 5th: Call of Duty: Ghosts, Ryse & more

If you were hoping that Microsoft would use its weekly Deals With Gold promotion as an excuse to reveal a ridiculously large sale on the latest popular games for the Xbox One and Xbox 360, you’re in luck. That’s exactly what the company has done, revealing discounts on Call of Duty: Ghosts and an entire slate of Xbox One titles like Dead Rising 3.
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Buy an Xbox One and get Madden NFL 15 free beginning August 26th
5 years ago

Buy an Xbox One and get Madden NFL 15 free beginning August 26th

By  •  In General

Users who purchasing a specific Xbox One bundle later this month won’t get a customized console or a controller. They will get a free copy of Madden NFL 15 though, saving them at least $60 on the cost of upgrading to Microsoft’s latest and greatest console.
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USA Now & Syfy Now arrive on the Xbox One
5 years ago

USA Now & Syfy Now arrive on the Xbox One

If you weren’t one of the millions of cable and satellite subscribers watching great white sharks devour unsuspecting urbanites during the premiere of Sharknado 2 last night, there’s still time thanks to a new app for Microsoft’s Xbox One. SyFy Now will allow you to watch the movie and past episodes of Syfy’s original television shows at no additional cost.
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EA Access subscription service gives you another reason to buy an Xbox One
5 years ago

EA Access subscription service gives you another reason to buy an Xbox One

Microsoft and game developer Electronic Arts just gave sports gamers a new reason to pick up the Xbox One over Sony’s PlayStation 4 console. The two are partnering together on EA Access, a monthly subscription service that’ll let users download copies of EA’s past games, like Madden NFL 25 & FIFA 14 for just $4.99. The kicker? It’s only available on the Xbox One.
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You’ll Get Crimson Dragon & Dishonored with Xbox Live Games With Gold in August
5 years ago

You’ll Get Crimson Dragon & Dishonored with Xbox Live Games With Gold in August

All at once you could hear it. Millions of Xbox users all rushing to comment on the games Microsoft plans to hand out free to Xbox Live Gold users through its Games With Gold promotion. With games like Dishonored & Crimson Dragon, whether you’re disappointed may just come down to taste.
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Fancy gets all electronic exclusively in Xbox Music
5 years ago

Fancy gets all electronic exclusively in Xbox Music

By  •  Xbox Music

What do you get when you cross a techno beat, a lot base and one of the most catch songs to ever reach the top of the pop music charts? You get the GTA Remix of Iggy Azalea’s “Fancy” that’s available exclusively in Xbox Music.
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Watch the first trailer for Halo: Nightfall
5 years ago

Watch the first trailer for Halo: Nightfall

By  •  Xbox Video

It was roughly two years ago that Microsoft announced it was taking the characters and universe from the Halo first-person shooter franchise and creating new media around them. Today, Microsoft gave Xbox One, Xbox 360 and long-time Halo fans a taste of what they can expect when Halo: Nightfall, a television show starring Mike Colter, arrives.
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Have Xbox Live Gold? Download the Destiny Beta
5 years ago

Have Xbox Live Gold? Download the Destiny Beta

Former Halo developer Bungie Studios made waves last week when it finally released a beta for Destiny, the upcoming first-person shooter that borrows more than a few game mechanics from large online role-playing games. Bungie is allowing every Xbox One and Xbox 360 user can download the Destiny Beta without a code.
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The Destiny Beta arrives on the Xbox One & Xbox 360 a day early
5 years ago

The Destiny Beta arrives on the Xbox One & Xbox 360 a day early

Destiny developer Bungie didn’t exactly earn a lot of respect from Xbox One and Xbox 360 owners when it announced that the owners of Sony’s PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 3 consoles would get priority access to the Destiny Beta. That Xbox owners have to pay the same amount for the game’s first two expansion packs while not receiving as much content as other users didn’t exactly help either. There is good news though, today Bungie announced that it’s getting the Destiny Beta up and running for Xbox One and Xbox 360 users this afternoon, a full day before it was scheduled to arrive.
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Activity Feed Liking & More Coming in August Xbox One Update
5 years ago

Activity Feed Liking & More Coming in August Xbox One Update

By  •  Xbox One

Microsoft’s Xbox Live service has connected gamers with other gamers for years. That being said, it hasn’t always done so in the ways that other social networking sites have. With the August Xbox One Update, all that is changing.
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Ubisoft celebrates Assassin’s Creed: Unity with new French Revolution trailer
5 years ago

Ubisoft celebrates Assassin’s Creed: Unity with new French Revolution trailer

If you aren’t French you probably don’t know that today is the 225th anniversary of the storming of the Bastille. French video game developer Ubisoft remembered and it’s celebrating with a new trailer for Assassin’s Creed: Unity.
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Stream WWE Network For Free Until July 14th
5 years ago

Stream WWE Network For Free Until July 14th

By  •  Xbox Apps

Attention all fans of wrestling. Have you been missing a chance to watch John Cena flex his muscles and beat opponents to a pulp? Are you craving the excitement that only a tag-team cage match with ring-side commentators screaming can provide? From now until July 14th, you can stream matches through the WWE Network app on the Xbox One and Xbox 360 absolutely free.
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Xbox Live Deals With Gold for July 8th: Titanfall & Black Flag
5 years ago

Xbox Live Deals With Gold for July 8th: Titanfall & Black Flag

By  •  In General, Deals

Normally Xbox Live Deals With Gold, the promotion that rewards Xbox One & Xbox 360 users with discounts on games and downloadable content, slashes the prices on a few titles for the entire week. This week’s Xbox Live Deals With Gold promotion doesn’t just slash the cost of Titanfall for the Xbox One or Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag for the Xbox 360. Microsoft says it’ll discount prices on different pieces of digital content all week long.
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Play Time returns on Thursday @ 7pm with Watch Dogs
5 years ago

Play Time returns on Thursday @ 7pm with Watch Dogs

By  •  BackStage

Early last month we revealed a new enConnected Twitch profile along with a new weekly video show to show it off, Play Time. Since then we’ve run three different tests, gauging interest and refining the presentation experience. Today, we’re happy to announce that Play Time will kick off its first season run on Thursday, July 11th.
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Destiny Beta for Xbox One & Xbox 360 Begins July 23rd
5 years ago

Destiny Beta for Xbox One & Xbox 360 Begins July 23rd

The highly anticipated Destiny Beta will kick off for Xbox 360 and Xbox One users on July 23rd.
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Happy July 4th
5 years ago

Happy July 4th

By  •  BackStage

It’s been a long time since Thomas Jefferson, Patrick Henry, George Washington and other famous Virginia’s walked the streets of Richmond, and today we’re out retracing their steps in celebration of the July 4th holiday.
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Get ‘Guacamelee!’ & ‘Gotham City Imposters’ Free for Your Xbox One & Xbox 360
5 years ago

Get ‘Guacamelee!’ & ‘Gotham City Imposters’ Free for Your Xbox One & Xbox 360

Xbox One and Xbox 360 users are getting Guacamelee & Gotham City Imposters free thanks to their Xbox Live Gold subscription and the Games with Gold promotion that Microsoft launched last year.
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GameStop Will Soon Sell The Kinect 2 Sensor for the Xbox One Used
5 years ago

GameStop Will Soon Sell The Kinect 2 Sensor for the Xbox One Used

By  •  Xbox One

It appears Xbox One owners will have the opportunity to purchase a Kinect 2 sensor from GameStop, one of the world’s largest video game retailers, very soon.

GameStop hasn’t formally announced that it’s …
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Free Movie Weekend in Xbox Video Brings ‘Kid Cannabis’ to All
5 years ago

Free Movie Weekend in Xbox Video Brings ‘Kid Cannabis’ to All

Xbox Video users can watch Kid Cannabis absolutely free during Free Movie Weekend, a monthly promotion that seeks to bolster the profile of Microsoft’s Xbox Video service.
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Xbox Live Deals with Gold for June 24th: ‘Ryse’, ‘Fable’& ‘Diablo 3’
5 years ago

Xbox Live Deals with Gold for June 24th: ‘Ryse’, ‘Fable’& ‘Diablo 3’

By  •  In General, Deals

Were you were sitting around this week and thinking that you just didn’t have enough to play? Microsoft has answered your call with not one but two deals exclusively for Xbox One and Xbox 360 users with an Xbox Live Gold account.
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See It Soon: Nick Sets ‘The Legend Of Korra’ Season 3 Premiere Date
5 years ago

See It Soon: Nick Sets ‘The Legend Of Korra’ Season 3 Premiere Date

Grab your Avatar-inspired air glider replicas and snuggle up with the friendliest air bison you can find because Nickelodeon, one of the world’s most popular cable television networks geared-towards kids and the eternally young, has announced the Season 3 premiere of Avatar: The Legend of Korra.
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This is How Microsoft is Giving Xbox One Developers More Power
5 years ago

This is How Microsoft is Giving Xbox One Developers More Power

After revealing the changes at the Electronic Entertainment Expo last week, Microsoft is talking more about the alterations it’s made in the June release of the XDK software that Xbox One developers use to create games. More specifically, the company is finally clarifying what features will and won’t work if game makers decide to take advantage of a 10% boost in processing and disable some Kinect functionality.
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Look for Achievement Multitasking & More in the July Xbox One Update
5 years ago

Look for Achievement Multitasking & More in the July Xbox One Update

Microsoft is adding multitasking to the Achievements app and more select features in the July Xbox One Update that’ll begin rolling out sometime next month, presumably.
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The Culture: The Magic School Bus Is Heading Back to Class
5 years ago

The Culture: The Magic School Bus Is Heading Back to Class

Netflix is working with Scholastic, one of the world’s largest publishers of independent books, to launch an exclusive remake of the most popular and longest running kids science show to ever air in the United States. Ms. Frizzle and Bus will feature in a top-to-bottom remake of The Magic School Bus, called The Magic School Bus 360 Degrees.
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Halo 5 Beta Coming December 27th
5 years ago

Halo 5 Beta Coming December 27th

It looks like users can expect the Halo 5 beta to kick off on December 27th.
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Stay Connected to enConnected on Twitch, Google Plus and Xbox Live
5 years ago

Stay Connected to enConnected on Twitch, Google Plus and Xbox Live

By  •  BackStage

A site is only as healthy as it is able to pass on information. In the last few months we’ve noticed that a growing number of readers were finding our …
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Microsoft Talks Exclusives Coming to the Xbox One and Xbox 360
5 years ago

Microsoft Talks Exclusives Coming to the Xbox One and Xbox 360

As expected, Microsoft packed its E3 2014 Media Briefing, not with talk about being the all-in-entertainment system for every member of the family, but with timed exclusive content, games coming only to Xbox and games coming to the Xbox One as part of the ID @ Xbox Program.
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Halo 5: The Guardians Beta Coming with Halo: The Master Chief Collection
5 years ago

Halo 5: The Guardians Beta Coming with Halo: The Master Chief Collection

With the tenth anniversary of Halo 2 coming this winter Microsoft was bound to release a refreshed version for users to relieve the magic. Instead, Microsoft is delivering Halo: The Master Chief Collection, a compilation of all four Halo games that include the Master Chief and more.
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E3 2014: How & When To Watch Ubisoft’s & EA’s Press Events
5 years ago

E3 2014: How & When To Watch Ubisoft’s & EA’s Press Events

By  •  In General

News from Microsoft is still trickling out, but already it’s time to focus on the individual publishers, those folks who make the games that users can purchase on just about any console. Here’s how to watch their E3 2014 briefings online later today.
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E3 2014: How & When to Watch Microsoft’s Xbox Media Briefing
5 years ago

E3 2014: How & When to Watch Microsoft’s Xbox Media Briefing

By  •  In General

The time has come. After months of teasing, and what feels like years of fans telling each other that the secrets of the universe will be revealed in June; what everyone has been waiting for is finally here. Today Microsoft takes to a stage in Los Angeles to reveal the things it has coming over the next few years for its Xbox One and Xbox 360 entertainment consoles. Yep, it’s E3 2014 time.
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The Favs for June 8th: Why You Arguing Over the Xbox One’s Internals is Ridiculous & More
5 years ago

The Favs for June 8th: Why You Arguing Over the Xbox One’s Internals is Ridiculous & More

This week in The Favs: Why arguing about the resolution and frame rate of Xbox One games is stupid & more.
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Xbox 360 & Xbox One Users Can Now Watch Netflix Without Xbox Live Gold
5 years ago

Xbox 360 & Xbox One Users Can Now Watch Netflix Without Xbox Live Gold

Remember that Xbox One & Xbox 360 update that Microsoft promised would not require users to have an Xbox Live Gold subscription to use entertainment apps? It’s now on its way to your console
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TuneIn & Watch Disney Coming As Microsoft Grows the Xbox 360 and Xbox One App Store
5 years ago

TuneIn & Watch Disney Coming As Microsoft Grows the Xbox 360 and Xbox One App Store

Today, neither the Xbox One nor the Xbox 360 are an ideal entertainment console. Both are simply priced significantly higher than rival boxes. That being said, both consoles are perfect for families who also have gamers in their household. Microsoft isn’t lowering the price of either console, but it is making both more enticing for households that need an all-in-one entertainment experience by growing the list of apps available through Xbox Live.
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‘Max: The Curse of Brotherhood’ & ‘Halo: Spartan Assault’ Free Thanks to Games With Gold
5 years ago

‘Max: The Curse of Brotherhood’ & ‘Halo: Spartan Assault’ Free Thanks to Games With Gold

Have an Xbox Live Gold account? Have an Xbox One? It’s time that you put away your laptop, tablet or smartphone and download Max: The Curse of Brotherhood & Halo: Spartan Assault absolutely free of charge.
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‘Batman: Arkham Knight’ Release Date Not Coming Until 2015
5 years ago

‘Batman: Arkham Knight’ Release Date Not Coming Until 2015

Xbox One and PlayStation 4 users can now expect Batman: Arkham Knight to launch in 2015 instead of 2014 as Rocksteady Studios and Warner Brothers Interactive first said it would.
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‘Forza Horizon 2’ Coming to the Xbox One & Xbox 360 This Fall
5 years ago

‘Forza Horizon 2’ Coming to the Xbox One & Xbox 360 This Fall

Microsoft and developer Playground Games has confirmed that Xbox One and Xbox 360 users should both expect a version of Forza Horizon 2 when it arrives this fall. You know, just when everyone thought they’d have to upgrade to Microsoft’s latest console to get all the cool games.
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See it Soon: ‘Sherlock’ Season 3 is Coming to Netflix
5 years ago

See it Soon: ‘Sherlock’ Season 3 is Coming to Netflix

Forgive us. We interrupt your Friday evening so that we might make your work week more enjoyable. The third season of Sherlock is coming to Netflix on Sunday.
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‘Quantum Break’ coming exclusively for Xbox One in 2015
5 years ago

‘Quantum Break’ coming exclusively for Xbox One in 2015

It is with a heavy heart that we bring you the latest news on Quantum Break, the much talked about Xbox One exclusive game that Microsoft showed off at last year’s Electronic Entertainment Expo. First the good news: the game footage Microsoft showed off this afternoon looks just as good as it did last year. Unfortunately, a Quantum Break release date wont come until next year.
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Giveways: A ‘Watch Dogs’ Season Pass could be yours absolutely free [It’s Over]
5 years ago

Giveways: A ‘Watch Dogs’ Season Pass could be yours absolutely free [It’s Over]

Gaming can be an expensive hobby. Every week there is some new must-have game making its way to store shelves. This week, it’s Ubisoft’s Watch Dogs and we’re celebrating the game’s launch with a giveaway aimed squarely at users who have an Xbox One and have already purchased the game.
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Get ‘Lost Girl’ Free in Xbox Video
5 years ago

Get ‘Lost Girl’ Free in Xbox Video

It’s entirely likely that most people would have never thought they’d hear “seductress” used to describe a science fiction television show. Exciting maybe? Sure, Enchanting? Possibly, but seductress is a …
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Watch ‘The Wire’, ‘Boardwalk Empire’ & ‘The Sopranos’ in Amazon Instant Video
5 years ago

Watch ‘The Wire’, ‘Boardwalk Empire’ & ‘The Sopranos’ in Amazon Instant Video

Sometimes new apps and games are what users need to brighten up their week. Sometimes, what they need is the addition of some star-studded, critically acclaimed content to really get them settled in front of their laptop or gaming console. With shows like The Wire, & The Sopranos now available to users of Amazon Instant Video, we’d say some users are about to have a very nice weekend in front of their television set.
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The June Xbox One Update adds external hard drive support & more
5 years ago

The June Xbox One Update adds external hard drive support & more

Xbox One users are getting some big treats as a part of the June Xbox One Update including the ability to add an external hard drive to their console’s pool of available storage and the option to use their real name alongside their gamer tag in Xbox Live.
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Surface Pro 3 to arrive June 20th for $799
5 years ago

Surface Pro 3 to arrive June 20th for $799

By  •  Windows

Microsoft may have only entered the PC hardware space back in 2012, but since doing so it’s stayed committed to ensuring that Windows users have premium device that can compete against the MacBook Air’s size and build quality. Today the company announced a new weapon, the Surface Pro 3.
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Google to buy Twitch
5 years ago

Google to buy Twitch

Xbox One and PlayStation 4 users who make a habit of providing friends and family with a livestream of their play sessions should prepare for huge changes. Citing inside sources, it’s Variety’s belief that Google is preparing to announce a buyout of Twitch, the game streaming video service, for $1 billion in cash.
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Microsoft Pins ‘Halo 5: Guardians’ Release for 2015
5 years ago

Microsoft Pins ‘Halo 5: Guardians’ Release for 2015

Microsoft says that Xbox One owners can expect the next major Halo release, Halo 5: Guardians, to make its way to the console in the fall of 2015. Get those trigger fingers ready.
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Beginning June 9th, The Xbox One Will Be $399
5 years ago

Beginning June 9th, The Xbox One Will Be $399

With the Electronic Entertainment Expo coming next month, it was only a matter of time before Microsoft decided to pull out all the stops to boost sales of the Xbox One. Today, the company fired its opening salvo against Sony and its PS4. Starting June 9th users will be able to pick up a version of the Xbox One without its Kinect 2 sensor for just $399.
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Microsoft Could Decouple Netflix and Hulu from Xbox Live Gold
5 years ago

Microsoft Could Decouple Netflix and Hulu from Xbox Live Gold

Microsoft has plans to drop Hulu and Netflix from behind the Xbox Live Gold pay wall, at least that is if recent reports paint an accurate picture of the company’s plans for this year Electronic Entertainment Expo.
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Get Six Episodes of ’24’ Free in Xbox Video
5 years ago

Get Six Episodes of ’24’ Free in Xbox Video

Looking for a little video to go along with that empty Windows Phone device or Xbox One console with absolutely nothing on it to watch? If so, you should probably be looking into Netflix, but before you do that pick up the six free episodes of Fox’s 24 that are now available in the Xbox Video Store.
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Xbox Music, games & more? Xbox E3 2014 Media Briefing on June 9th
5 years ago

Xbox Music, games & more? Xbox E3 2014 Media Briefing on June 9th

By  •  In General, Xbox

If you’re an Xbox One, Xbox 360 or even an Xbox Music user its time to get excited. The United States biggest gaming show of the year, the Electronic Entertainment Expo or E3 2014, starts on June 10th and Microsoft has confirmed that it’ll hold its regular Xbox-related briefing on the day before.
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‘Small’ Surface announcement coming on May 20th
5 years ago

‘Small’ Surface announcement coming on May 20th

By  •  Windows

Apparently, Microsoft is planning to unveiling something “small” and Surface related at a press event it’s sent out invitations for on May 20th.
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Audio Controls & Kinect Speech Toggle Coming in May Xbox One Update
5 years ago

Audio Controls & Kinect Speech Toggle Coming in May Xbox One Update

Microsoft is adding a new sound mixer for more granular audio controls in and a new toggle for providing voice prints to improve audio commands in the May Xbox One …
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The Xbox Music app, for Windows 8.1, was updated this week.
5 years ago

The Xbox Music app, for Windows 8.1, was updated this week.

While waiting for the Windows Phone version of Xbox Music to update, changes have been made with the Windows 8.1 client.
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Xbox One Users Can Watch WWE Network Right Now
5 years ago

Xbox One Users Can Watch WWE Network Right Now

We all knew it was a matter of time before wrestling invaded the Xbox One. WWE announced that they’d be delivering a custom-made app for Microsoft’s consoles during this year’s Consumer Electronics Show. That app now available.
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The Culture: Star Trek’s Patrick Stewart Coming Back to TV in Blunt Talk
5 years ago

The Culture: Star Trek’s Patrick Stewart Coming Back to TV in Blunt Talk

If you’re a longtime fan of Star Trek’s Captain Jean-Luc Picard you’re about to have the greatest afternoon of your life. No, Patrick Stewart won’t be dawning his two-piece captain’s uniform again, but Stewart will be starring in Blunt Talk, an upcoming half-hour comedy due to air next year.
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Entire Season of Fairy Tail Now Free in the Xbox Video Store
5 years ago

Entire Season of Fairy Tail Now Free in the Xbox Video Store

Microsoft has slashed the price of every season of Fairy Tail by 30% and made the first season of the show available for free.
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Xbox Originals Content Coming This June
5 years ago

Xbox Originals Content Coming This June

By  •  Xbox Video

Xbox Entertainment Studios, the relatively new part of the Xbox ecosystem tasked with producing original content and extending Microsoft’s reach into video streaming, will launch this coming June.
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The Refreshed Xbox Music App is Now Available
5 years ago

The Refreshed Xbox Music App is Now Available

If you’ve installed Windows Phone 8.1, the free update that all Windows Phone 8 devices will get over the next few months, you know that the version of Xbox Music that was made available with it is outright lousy by most accounts. Last week Microsoft announced that it’d be releasing an update for the app this week and pushing out updates for the app every two weeks. That first update, is now available in the Windows Phone Store.
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Watch Dogs’ Online Multiplayer Gets Shown Off in New Video
5 years ago

Watch Dogs’ Online Multiplayer Gets Shown Off in New Video

Until Watch Dogs’ launch on May 27th you’re bound to hear a lot of talk about how it compares to Grand Theft Auto 5. Make no mistake, a new video …
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The Culture: Complex Celebrates ‘All That’
5 years ago

The Culture: Complex Celebrates ‘All That’

When we were growing there weren’t that many channels for kids to watch. Don’t misunderstand, television was plentiful but it was all of the Disney variety, all moral lessons and sugar-coated problems with 30 minute solutions. There was no place where kids could tune in week after week and watch other kids their age poke fun at pop culture or the news. Ours was an entire generation left to rot its brains on Ren & Stimpy and Beavis and Butthead. In 1994, Nickelodeon changed the game when All That, a sketch show that gave kids comedy its own seat at the adult’s table.
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$75 Contract-Free Lumia 925 is the Best Microsoft Entertainment Deal Ever
5 years ago

$75 Contract-Free Lumia 925 is the Best Microsoft Entertainment Deal Ever

Perhaps you’ve been thinking about replacing that aging Zune HD with a new Windows Phone that supports Xbox Video streaming and the ability to add to your Xbox Music cloud collection. Maybe you purchased a Windows Phone 7 device but aren’t ready to commit to another two-year service contract? As of right now users can buy the Lumia 925 on AT&T for just $75 without a two-year service agreement. Folks, get out those Visa and MasterCard-enabled pieces of plastic now.
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Update for Xbox Music app (Windows Phone) coming next week. Here’s some details.
5 years ago

Update for Xbox Music app (Windows Phone) coming next week. Here’s some details.

A new post by the Xbox Music team outlines some details around an update to the Xbox Music app for Windows Phone. Many in the community have found the current …
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Stream Nas’ Illmatic Album For Free in Xbox Music
5 years ago

Stream Nas’ Illmatic Album For Free in Xbox Music

By  •  Xbox Music, Xbox

Typically, music lovers enjoy celebrating the anniversary of their favorite albums in unique ways. There are even a few folks here at the office who’ve crated a calendar to relive all of their favorite albums on their release date. Microsoft isn’t exactly suggesting users go that far in celebrating the 20th anniversary of Nash’ iconic Illmatic album, however it is letting users listen to the album for free in celebration.
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Xbox Music, Video and Podcasts Improvements Arrive with Windows Phone 8.1
5 years ago

Xbox Music, Video and Podcasts Improvements Arrive with Windows Phone 8.1

Windows Phone 8.1, the long awaited update that contains a plethora of new experiences for Windows Phone 8 users who enjoy music, video and podcasts, is now available for any Windows Phone user to download — with a catch.
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Xbox One Preview Program Users Get Blu-ray Fixes & Update Changes
5 years ago

Xbox One Preview Program Users Get Blu-ray Fixes & Update Changes

Xbox One owners who’ve joined the console’s Update Preview program just keep getting all sorts of new features to play with. Take today for example. Those users can expect an updated Blu-ray experience, a new controller update for dealing with the console’s headset audio issues, and a small system change that could have a huge impact on the update experience.
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Fixes & New Features Coming to YouTube on Xbox One
5 years ago

Fixes & New Features Coming to YouTube on Xbox One

Video uploading and multitasking is coming to the YouTube on Xbox One app tomorrow.
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Windows Phone 8.1 & Windows 8 Get Updates, A Few New Entertainment Features
5 years ago

Windows Phone 8.1 & Windows 8 Get Updates, A Few New Entertainment Features

There’s a ridiculous amount of new features coming in Microsoft’s Windows Phone 8.1 and Windows 8 operating systems. Sadly, not many of them are entertainment related.
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DVR Control, Universal Remote and OneGuide Coming to Xbox One SmartGlass
5 years ago

DVR Control, Universal Remote and OneGuide Coming to Xbox One SmartGlass

Browsing for television shows and scheduling a show to record is about to get a lot easier for Xbox One owners in Europe, United States and Canada.
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See it Soon: Mean Girls, Chinatown and more come to Netflix in April
5 years ago

See it Soon: Mean Girls, Chinatown and more come to Netflix in April

Netflix users don’t have to head to turn their television set to catch any of Lindsay Lohan’s antics. Well, at least not any of the scripted ones. They can watch Ms. Lohan in Mean Girls on Netflix.
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Encore Play, MoviePlex Play and MLB TV Arrive on Xbox
5 years ago

Encore Play, MoviePlex Play and MLB TV Arrive on Xbox

MLB TV,Encore Play and MoviePlex Play are coming to Xbox Live by the end of the day. At least, depending on which Xbox Live enabled console you have in your home.
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Listen to Travis on This Week’s GameEnthus Podcast
6 years ago

Listen to Travis on This Week’s GameEnthus Podcast

I’ve done it again. This time I managed to trick my way onto GameEnthus, a gaming and pop-culture podcast.
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Why We’d Wait To Get Excited About the Xbox One’s International Launch
6 years ago

Why We’d Wait To Get Excited About the Xbox One’s International Launch

So you’re an international Xbox user who has waited patiently for Microsoft to bring it’s now current-generation entertainment console to your neck of the woods? There’s good news today from the folks at Microsoft. It’s planning to launch the Xbox One in 26 more countries this coming September.
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Microsoft’s Chief Product Officer for Xbox is Leaving
6 years ago

Microsoft’s Chief Product Officer for Xbox is Leaving

By  •  Xbox

There’s a bit of shocking news coming from the folks at Microsoft tonight. After more than 14 years Marc Whitten, Chief Product Officer for Xbox, is leaving to go work at Sonos.
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Spring Xbox 360 Bundles Breath New Life into Last Year’s Hotness
6 years ago

Spring Xbox 360 Bundles Breath New Life into Last Year’s Hotness

Everyone has been so excited about the Xbox One. “It comes with Kinect 2,” they say. “It allows me to turn on everything by saying Xbox, On,” they exclaim. So the Xbox 360 isn’t the new hot console to have anymore, it’s still a decent console with an absolutely ridiculous amount of games. Thankfully, Microsoft is breathing new life into the Xbox 360 with a couple of different bundles designed to get last-generation console adopters excited.
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Xbox Ones in the United States Will Come with Forza 5 Starting Next Week
6 years ago

Xbox Ones in the United States Will Come with Forza 5 Starting Next Week

Titanfall Xbox One Bundle buyers were all smug last week. Did you see them, with their Xbox One and free digital copy of Titanfall? Well, here’s one for the other guys. Starting next week, users will also have the option to purchase an Xbox One with Forza 5 at no additional charge.
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Xbox Music Video Streaming Comes to the Xbox One in a Big Way
6 years ago

Xbox Music Video Streaming Comes to the Xbox One in a Big Way

Did you know that a subscription to Xbox Music also includes free music video streaming? We suspect you didn’t but at least Microsoft is finding new ways to get the word out about the underutilized feature. Music video streaming is now available with an Xbox Music Pass on the Xbox One.
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Titanfall Xbox One Bundle Dropping on March 11th
6 years ago

Titanfall Xbox One Bundle Dropping on March 11th

Are you one of the millions of users who rushed out to Gamestop and similar stores to pre-order your copy of Titanfall shortly after this month’s multiplayer testing release? You may want to rethink your purchase. More specifically, if you don’t already have an Xbox One. Microsoft has confirmed that users will get a digital copy of the game itself, a standard Xbox One console and a month of Xbox Live Gold when they purchase the upcoming Xbox One Titanfall Special Edition Bundle.
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Titanfall Beta Now Available for Everyone
6 years ago

Titanfall Beta Now Available for Everyone

Microsoft and Titanfall developer Respawn Entertainment have just thrown down the gauntlet. Starting tonight, all Xbox One users will have access to the Titanfall Beta regardless of whether they have a code or not.
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February Xbox One Update Now Rolling Out
6 years ago

February Xbox One Update Now Rolling Out

Xbox One users rejoice, following an automated Xbox One update this evening you should find that your console includes a few new features.
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Sony’s PS4 Comes From Behind to Top Sales of Xbox One in January
6 years ago

Sony’s PS4 Comes From Behind to Top Sales of Xbox One in January

By  •  In General

The living room gaming landscape is just getting all kinds of competitive. After squeaking past Sony’s PlayStation 4 to secure the most sold console spot in December, the Xbox One has now fallen to second place behind it in terms of pure hardware sales for January according to NPD Group.
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Microsoft Shares Details of March Xbox One Update, Delays Today’s
6 years ago

Microsoft Shares Details of March Xbox One Update, Delays Today’s

There’s some good news and bad news for Xbox One owners who spent most of the day restarting their Xbox One in the hopes of being among the first to snag the February Xbox One Update. First, the company has delayed it until sometime later in the week. Second, we now know what to expect from the March Xbox One update.
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Xbox Entertainment Studios Has A Comedy Show from Nas in the Works
6 years ago

Xbox Entertainment Studios Has A Comedy Show from Nas in the Works

By  •  Xbox Video

Xbox Entertainment Studios, the recently formed in-house production team in charge of creating original content for Xbox Live, is working on a comedy series loosely based on the life and times of Nas. Yep.
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Video Highlights Xbox Music, Video & Reading Culture, Features Proposed in “Kickstarter” Events
6 years ago

Video Highlights Xbox Music, Video & Reading Culture, Features Proposed in “Kickstarter” Events

Microsoft’s Xbox console team gets the most attention from consumers, but the division is also home to smaller teams who are dedicated to improving the Xbox experience away from gaming. …
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See it Soon: Fox Sets Date for ‘Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey’
6 years ago

See it Soon: Fox Sets Date for ‘Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey’

Space and science buffs should get excited. 21st Century Fox has announced that Cosmos: A Space and Time Odyssey, the upcoming refresh of the original Cosmos documentary that featured Carl Sagan and inspired an entire generation to look up at the stars, will go global once it airs in the United States.
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First Major Xbox One Update Incoming
6 years ago

First Major Xbox One Update Incoming

If there was ever any doubt that Microsoft would back up the Xbox One’s solid hardware with frequent software updates the company is putting them to rest immediately. Today it announced not just one but two Xbox One updates that’ll address user complaints and add new features.
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Entertainment Out of Stock: Radio Shack Could Close 500 Stores
6 years ago

Entertainment Out of Stock: Radio Shack Could Close 500 Stores

By  •  In General

The Wall Street Journal has bad news for users who’ve turned to Radio Shack as their exclusive source for electronics purchases. According to a new report, the company is planning to close hundreds of its retail stores.
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Microsoft’s new CEO: Satya Nadella
6 years ago

Microsoft’s new CEO: Satya Nadella

By  •  In General

Microsoft’s announcement that it would choose a new Chief Executive Offer seems like it only came a few weeks ago, but alas yesterday was Steven Ballmer’s last full day as CEO of Microsoft. Today, the company announced that it’d promoted Satya Nadella to the position effective immediately.
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The Favs – February 2nd: Fanboys and Potential Microsoft Foolishness
6 years ago

The Favs – February 2nd: Fanboys and Potential Microsoft Foolishness

This week in The Favs: Giant fans of products can be scary, and Microsoft should stop innovating.
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Xbox 360 Owners With Xbox Live to Get Dead Island For Free, Xbox One Owners Zilch
6 years ago

Xbox 360 Owners With Xbox Live to Get Dead Island For Free, Xbox One Owners Zilch

As is now customary at the end of the month, Microsoft has announced that subscribers to its Xbox Live Gold service will get two free digital downloads during February as a part of Xbox Live Games With Gold. Unfortunately, it didn’t share any information about when the promotion will begin including titles for its now current-generation Xbox One console.
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Have a computer or iPad? You’ll be able to watch Super Bowl XLVIII Free
6 years ago

Have a computer or iPad? You’ll be able to watch Super Bowl XLVIII Free

Fox and the NFL are finally ready to whole-heartedly embrace the digital age. After years of chaining users to their television before allowing them to watch the Super Bowl, the NFL will allow computer and tablet users to stream Super Bowl XLVIII free again this year– with a catch.
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Of Zunes Present: Beats Music will deliver curated experience for iOS, Android and web users
6 years ago

Of Zunes Present: Beats Music will deliver curated experience for iOS, Android and web users

Beats Music, the new music subscription service from the men and women who brought you MOG and the Beats line of designer headphones, is now live.
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Xbox LIVE Deal of the Week – January 21st: ‘Call of Duty’ and more
6 years ago

Xbox LIVE Deal of the Week – January 21st: ‘Call of Duty’ and more

Looking to save a bundle on digital games downloads for the Xbox 360? As of now, Microsoft has discounted a line-up of titles including Call of Duty: Ghosts by as much as 75% in this weeks’ Xbox Live Gold Deal of the Week.
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The Favs – January 19th: Nintendo has a disease & more
6 years ago

The Favs – January 19th: Nintendo has a disease & more

This week in The Favs: Nintendo has a disease and it may be fatal. Plus, Beats Music might be the music service the world deserves.
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Titanfall Limited Edition Controller Goes On Sale, Sells Out
6 years ago

Titanfall Limited Edition Controller Goes On Sale, Sells Out

If you’re one of the many user waiting for Microsoft to add a little spice to its Xbox One controller we’ve got good news and bad news. The good news is that Microsoft announced a mildly attractive Titanfall Limited Edition Controller yesterday. The bad news is that pre-orders for the accessory at the Microsoft Store’s website are already gone.
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Microsoft: 3 Million Xbox One Consoles Sold
6 years ago

Microsoft: 3 Million Xbox One Consoles Sold

By  •  Xbox One, Xbox

Microsoft says that it sold 3 million Xbox One consoles last year. You read that right.
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Microsoft Thought Seriously About Ditching The Disc Drive For The Xbox One
6 years ago

Microsoft Thought Seriously About Ditching The Disc Drive For The Xbox One

By  •  Xbox One

According to Microsoft’s Phil Spencer, The Xbox One development team actually considered ditching the disc drive in the run up to the console’s launch.
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Xbox LIVE Gold Users Getting Sleeping Dogs For Free on January 1st
6 years ago

Xbox LIVE Gold Users Getting Sleeping Dogs For Free on January 1st

Microsoft is ringing in the New Year with a new set of free games that are available to users with Xbox Live Gold. Users will be able to download a free copy of Sleeping Dogs beginning January 1st.
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Xbox Live Countdown to 2014 Brings Death To Millions
6 years ago

Xbox Live Countdown to 2014 Brings Death To Millions

Have you watched the latest season of The Walking Dead and still not had enough of zombies springing to life and claiming the world of the living as their own? You haven’t? Thankfully, Microsoft is delivering dirt-cheap undead thrills in today’s Countdown to 2014 deal.
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Xbox Live Countdown To 2014:  NBA 2K14
6 years ago

Xbox Live Countdown To 2014: NBA 2K14

So you’re back from your short holiday break and looking into teaming up with LeBron James and more? Microsoft is marking down the Xbox 360 version of NBA 2K14 and …
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First Xbox Entertainment Studios Produced Documentary Will Track Down Lost E.T. Games
6 years ago

First Xbox Entertainment Studios Produced Documentary Will Track Down Lost E.T. Games

By  •  Xbox Video

Fear that the content coming from Xbox Entertainment Studios, the internal Xbox team dedicated to producing original content, would stray away from gaming topics to appeal to an audience besides gamers seem to be unfounded. At least, that’s the conclusion we’ve come to after the creation team’s decision to produce a documentary focusing on finding the E.T. cartridges that Atari buried in the New Mexico desert more than a quarter century ago.
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Xbox Music Declares Its Independence from Windows Phone OS, Arrives In The Windows Phone Store
6 years ago

Xbox Music Declares Its Independence from Windows Phone OS, Arrives In The Windows Phone Store

And just like that, the Xbox Music experience on Windows Phone is no longer tied to the platforms glacial update cycle. As of now, users can download Xbox Music on Windows Phone from the Windows Phone Store.
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New Xbox Video App Arrives Exclusively for Windows Phone Users
6 years ago

New Xbox Video App Arrives Exclusively for Windows Phone Users

Finally, users of Microsoft’s Windows Phone have an Xbox exclusive feature to call their own. As of now Windows Phone users can buy and rent movies and television shows from …
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From The Social: How Are You Feeling About That Xbox One Purchase?
6 years ago

From The Social: How Are You Feeling About That Xbox One Purchase?

A friend and in got to talking this past weekend about the Xbox One. Its features, its faults, its short-comings, its best features. You know the drill.
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PlayStation 4 Takes NPD Sales Crown for November
6 years ago

PlayStation 4 Takes NPD Sales Crown for November

By  •  Competitors

The Xbox One and PlayStation 4 haven’t been around that long, however it looks like Sony is ready to take an early bow. Citing numbers compiled by the NPD Group, Sony says that the PlayStation 4 managed to grab the top spot in terms of console sales in the United States.
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First Xbox One Update On The Way
6 years ago

First Xbox One Update On The Way

By  •  Xbox One, Xbox

Since the Xbox One debuted on November 22nd, users have been clamoring to forums and public support areas to beg for fixes to the console’s operating system. Thankfully, Microsoft is delivering the first Xbox One update today.
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Peggle 2 Available on the Xbox One
6 years ago

Peggle 2 Available on the Xbox One

The Xbox One’s launch titles got you craving something new — anything new — to play? Starting today, Xbox One users can pick up Peggle 2 for just $11.99.
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The Favs – December 8th: Girls Aren’t Allowed and Your Xbox One is Penalzing You For Cursing
6 years ago

The Favs – December 8th: Girls Aren’t Allowed and Your Xbox One is Penalzing You For Cursing

Girls aren’t allowed to play the games they want, and the Xbox One itself doesn’t give a crap about your cursing. The Favs for December 8th.
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Get ‘Gears of War’ As a Part of Xbox LIVE Games With Gold for December
6 years ago

Get ‘Gears of War’ As a Part of Xbox LIVE Games With Gold for December

Do you feel that chill in the air? How about that cold wind in your face? Rejoice, for today is the first Monday in December and from now until December 16th Xbox LIVE Gold users can pick up Gears of War absolutely free.
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Watch Your Xbox Video Content on the Web
6 years ago

Watch Your Xbox Video Content on the Web

Users with investments in Xbox Store content have cause for dancing in the streets. Users who purchased content through Xbox 360, Xbox One, or Zune Software can now enjoy that content through the new Xbox Video area of Xbox.com
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Microsoft Holding Its Own Xbox 360 Black Friday Sale
6 years ago

Microsoft Holding Its Own Xbox 360 Black Friday Sale

Looking for a few deals you don’t have to wait out in the cold for? Microsoft will hold its own digital Black Friday sale in the Xbox Store.
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Microsoft: One Million Xbox One Consoles Sold
6 years ago

Microsoft: One Million Xbox One Consoles Sold

Sure, Microsoft’s Xbox One console may have gotten off to a rather bumpy start this past summer, however if the sales numbers Microsoft announced earlier this weekend are any indication, the company is well on its way to minding its relationship with console buyers.
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Xbox One Comes To America
6 years ago

Xbox One Comes To America

By  •  In General, Xbox

Its finally here! No more waiting. No more speculating. The Xbox One is now available in the United States.

We won’t rehash the same old details or beat you over the head …
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Alert: Xbox LIVE down along with Xbox.com and Xbox Support
6 years ago

Alert: Xbox LIVE down along with Xbox.com and Xbox Support

It seems users celebrating the Xbox One launch in the far east may be having way too much fun. How do we know that even though we don’t have an Xbox One? As of right now Xbox LIVE, Xbox.com and Xbox support are all down.
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From the Social: What titles are you picking up on Xbox One launch day?
6 years ago

From the Social: What titles are you picking up on Xbox One launch day?

So I just recently finished up writing a series of piece about the Xbox One called Player One. After finishing up the coverage a few minutes ago it occurred to me, I haven’t picked out any launch titles. What titles do you guys have your eye on? Are you going digital this time around?
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Join us for the Xbox One launch tonight @ 11 p.m. EST
6 years ago

Join us for the Xbox One launch tonight @ 11 p.m. EST

By  •  LiveChats, Xbox

Were you lucky enough to score an Xbox One pre-order with Amazon, but still want to get in on all the Xbox One launch day euphoria? Will you be in line waiting for your next-generation gaming experience all alone? How about you join us for an enConnected LiveChat?
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Reviews, Review: The Xbox One reviews are in
6 years ago

Reviews, Review: The Xbox One reviews are in

Nope, we’re still waiting for the kind folks at the United Parcel Service to deliver our next-generation Xbox One consoles, but that doesn’t mean you have to wait until then to get your review fix. With their embargoes now lifted, loads of gaming websites are starting to share their final thoughts on the Xbox One. Surprisingly, most of them are mixed.
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Microsoft talks more about Twitch streaming on the Xbox One
6 years ago

Microsoft talks more about Twitch streaming on the Xbox One

With just days to go until users officially get their hands on the Xbox One, Microsoft is taking the opportunity to build hype for Friday’s launch by detailing the features users can expect in many of its applications. Today’s app? Twitch.
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Xbox One SmartGlass now available if you’re a Windows Phone, iPhone, Windows 8 or Android User
6 years ago

Xbox One SmartGlass now available if you’re a Windows Phone, iPhone, Windows 8 or Android User

Users with an Xbox One on the way can get the Xbox One SmartGlass application on their respective mobile platforms right now.
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Amazon Holding Xbox One pre-order fire sale at 8 a.m.
6 years ago

Amazon Holding Xbox One pre-order fire sale at 8 a.m.

Don’t have an Xbox One pre-order yet? You could show up to your local GameStop with hat-in-hand early Thursday afternoon. Or you can get up super early tomorrow morning and place a pre-order with Amazon.
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Iron Brigade free thanks to Xbox LIVE’s Games with Gold promotion
6 years ago

Iron Brigade free thanks to Xbox LIVE’s Games with Gold promotion

We’ll make this simple. Would you rather be counting down the days until the Xbox 360 gets replaced by playing old busted retail titles or would you rather ring in …
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PlayStation 4 reaches over  1 million sold in first weekend
6 years ago

PlayStation 4 reaches over 1 million sold in first weekend

By  •  In General

Sony’s PlayStation 4 racked up 1 million units sold this past weekend.
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IE on Xbox One to provide users with “The Best Web on TV”
6 years ago

IE on Xbox One to provide users with “The Best Web on TV”

Xbox One users will get a first class web browsing experience when the console debuts on November 22nd.
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It’s almost party time: Microsoft details Xbox One launch plans for Nov 22nd
6 years ago

It’s almost party time: Microsoft details Xbox One launch plans for Nov 22nd

The thing you feel in your heart? That feeling you have in your chest? That thing that makes you wanna snuggle up with a blanket and watch Xbox One related YouTube videos all the day long? That’s anticipation folks, and Microsoft is hoping to capitalize on it with a series of events around the world for the Xbox One’s November 22nd launch.
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Netflix introduces new unified experience for users on all devices
6 years ago

Netflix introduces new unified experience for users on all devices

Are you tired of the inconsistency that has crept into many of Netflix’s applications? You’re in luck as the company is deploying a new update that it hopes will unify the experience for it’s streaming video service.
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Microsoft killing video playback in the Zune Software, & Windows Phone 7
6 years ago

Microsoft killing video playback in the Zune Software, & Windows Phone 7

Microsoft may be riding high on it’s Xbox One announcements today, but there’s also a bit of bad news in there for anyone still using the Zune Software client.
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Launch Xbox One apps leave a lot on the cutting room floor
6 years ago

Launch Xbox One apps leave a lot on the cutting room floor

Users can’t pick up an Xbox One just yet, but when they can they’ll have access to a pretty substantial list of entertainment apps for when they aren’t gaming or watching live television.
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Microsoft gifts loyal Xbox users free Killer Insticnt DLC, Xbox One consoles and more
6 years ago

Microsoft gifts loyal Xbox users free Killer Insticnt DLC, Xbox One consoles and more

Longtime Xbox users woke up to some very good news this morning. Those with years of Xbox activity, a decent Gamerscore and a bit of luck received reservations for free Xbox One consoles, launch games and more.
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UPDATED: Xbox One will get free Xbox Music streaming
6 years ago

UPDATED: Xbox One will get free Xbox Music streaming

When the Xbox One launches later this month, users won’t necessarily have to sign up for an Xbox Music Pass to listen to the service’s catalogue.
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The Favs – November 3rd: What to do with your console and Destiny
6 years ago

The Favs – November 3rd: What to do with your console and Destiny

What to do with your old console and Destiny details, this week in The Favs for October Nov. 3rd.
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GameStop re-opens Xbox One pre-orders one last time
6 years ago

GameStop re-opens Xbox One pre-orders one last time

http://news.gamestop.com/press-release/gaming/gamestop-taking-additional-pre-orders-xbox-one-standard-edition-while-supplies-
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Xbox One Tour stops begin reappearing on Xbox Tour schedule
6 years ago

Xbox One Tour stops begin reappearing on Xbox Tour schedule

At least, that is the impression that the Xbox One Tour website gives off. As of right now most of the tour’s dates are set again. We heard from more than a few users who felt slighted by Microsoft after the company began rearranging dates in Colorado and Washington D.C. this past weekend.
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New Xbox One video highlights voice controls, and app switching
6 years ago

New Xbox One video highlights voice controls, and app switching

Just because users may never need to switch from watching television shows, to video recording in their favorite games, to making Skype calls and browsing the internet doesn’t mean they shouldn’t have the power to do so. At least, that’s what we’re taking away from the small video showcasing a few of the Xbox One’s features on the revamped Xbox.com.
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New Xbox One ad invites users to Jump Ahead
6 years ago

New Xbox One ad invites users to Jump Ahead

With less than a month left before the Xbox One debuts on store shelves, Microsoft is stepping up its advertising campaign for the console and inviting users to “Jump Ahead.”
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Radio streaming arrives on Xbox Music for Android too
6 years ago

Radio streaming arrives on Xbox Music for Android too

Users of Xbox Music on Android can create radio stations based on their favorite artists too.
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Xbox Video on its way to Windows Phone, possibly iOS and Android
6 years ago

Xbox Video on its way to Windows Phone, possibly iOS and Android

When Microsoft announced that an official Instagram app would come to the Windows Phone Store “soon”, it also highlighted a few other apps that will make their way to the platform over the next few months, including “Xbox Video.”
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Microsoft adds Radio support to Xbox Music for iOS
6 years ago

Microsoft adds Radio support to Xbox Music for iOS

When Microsoft formally introduced its iOS and Android applications it promised that users would see updates in rapid succession. So far, it’s delivering on that promise. Just a month after it first released Xbox Music for iOS, its now added Radio station support and a more usable interface.
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Nokia debuts new big-screened Lumia 1520 and Lumia 1320 Windows Phones
6 years ago

Nokia debuts new big-screened Lumia 1520 and Lumia 1320 Windows Phones

With the new Lumia 1520 and Lumia 1320, Nokia has finally moved Microsoft’s Windows Phone into the next-broad smartphone category.
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Nokia debuts Lumia 2520 tablet running Windows RT
6 years ago

Nokia debuts Lumia 2520 tablet running Windows RT

By  •  Windows

Just as rumors suggested Nokia has unveiled its own tablet running Microsoft’s Windows RT operating system, and from its description the Nokia Lumia 2520 sounds like just the beast the company needs to power ahead of Microsoft’s own efforts with the Surface RT.
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Surface 2 and Surface Pro 2 now in stores
6 years ago

Surface 2 and Surface Pro 2 now in stores

Just when you thought you had your gadget lust under control comes the general availability of Microsoft’s new Surface 2 and Surface Pro 2 tablets.
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The Culture: The lost Dr. Who footage that is worth getting excited about
6 years ago

The Culture: The lost Dr. Who footage that is worth getting excited about

Science fiction lovers rejoice! You may be in between new episodes of Dr. Who, however that doesn’t mean that you can’t head to iTunes and checkout long lost episodes of the famed British television icon and according to Slate, they are actually something to get excited about.
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Windows 8.1 and its new Xbox Music & Xbox Video Apps debut today
6 years ago

Windows 8.1 and its new Xbox Music & Xbox Video Apps debut today

By  •  Windows

Remember that Windows 8.1 update that Microsoft detailed in the early summer? That update, which includes fresh versions of Xbox Music, Xbox Video and Xbox Games, is now available in the Windows Store for users to download.
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Microsoft talks more about Xbox One Compute
6 years ago

Microsoft talks more about Xbox One Compute

When Microsoft first debuted the Xbox One it also shared plans it had for a cloud service that would allow game developers to create more realistic environments and offload computing tasks to Xbox LIVE.
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BestBuy reopens Xbox One pre-orders
6 years ago

BestBuy reopens Xbox One pre-orders

Users who haven’t pre-orders a Day One edition Xbox One should head to Best Buy’s website and pre-order one of the two console bundles that the company is guaranteeing will be ready on launch day.
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New Holiday Xbox 360 Bundles incoming with $50 off
6 years ago

New Holiday Xbox 360 Bundles incoming with $50 off

The Xbox One might be waiting in the wings, but it looks like Microsoft is planning a few holiday festivities for the Xbox 360 too.
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How I Met Your Mother, New Girl & More on sale in Xbox Video
6 years ago

How I Met Your Mother, New Girl & More on sale in Xbox Video

The leaves are falling, it’s getting darker a lot earlier, and you just realized the batteries in your television remote are dead. Welcome to fall folks. Now celebrate your new-found freedom to wear jackets and knitted hats with great deals in the Fall TV Catch-Up sale in Xbox Video.
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Surface 2 and Surface Pro 2 now available for Pre-Order
6 years ago

Surface 2 and Surface Pro 2 now available for Pre-Order

Those looking to purchase one of the nifty new Surface Pro 2 and Surface 2 tablets that Microsoft showed off yesterday, now is the time to break out your payment options. Both tablets are now available on the company’s website for pre-order.
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Surface 2 and Surface Pro 2 debut, available beginning October 22nd
6 years ago

Surface 2 and Surface Pro 2 debut, available beginning October 22nd

By  •  Windows

Microsoft isn’t exactly surprising the world with it’s announcement of the Surface 2 and Surface Pro 2 today, but that isn’t to say that the company has failed to follow up its first run at the iPad with some impressive updates.
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Red Stripe Deal of the Week: Sonic 4 Episode One and more
6 years ago

Red Stripe Deal of the Week: Sonic 4 Episode One and more

Thursdays aren’t just for plastering flattering old self portraits of yourself in some half-baked attempt to tell people you aren’t the person you used to be — though we do that everyday. No, Thursdays also mark a new lineup of Red Stripe Deals for Windows Phone users. Today/s serving? Sonic 4 Episode 1 on the cheap.
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Xbox Music Arrives on iOS and Android
6 years ago

Xbox Music Arrives on iOS and Android

It wasn’t too long ago that Xbox Music, Microsoft’s replacement for Zune debuted. At that time — a year ago — the company announced that it would be bringing it’s music service to other platforms for the first time. Today, it’s finally made good on that promise.
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From The Social: Best Windows 8 Apps
6 years ago

From The Social: Best Windows 8 Apps

By  •  Windows

While some users would argue otherwise, there’s no denying that almost a year later, independent developers creating apps for Windows 8 and Windows RT are finally starting to deliver fully featured, well coded solutions. What are your favorites?
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Microsoft Buys Nokia Devices and Services
6 years ago

Microsoft Buys Nokia Devices and Services

It seems Microsoft and Nokia, will be doing more than just partnering to make smartphones. In deal made public only minutes ago, Microsoft has agreed to purchase Nokia’s devices and services business.
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Microsoft’s Steve Ballmer to Retire
6 years ago

Microsoft’s Steve Ballmer to Retire

By  •  In General

Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer will leave the company sometime over the next year.
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Microsoft Further Castrates What’s Left of the Zune Software
6 years ago

Microsoft Further Castrates What’s Left of the Zune Software

By  •  Zune, Xbox

Starting August 22nd, Microsoft will continue it’s complete castration of the Zune Software client, when it kills nearly all of the app’s purchasing abilities.
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Windows 8.1 coming to the rescue on October 18th
6 years ago

Windows 8.1 coming to the rescue on October 18th

By  •  Windows

Users who have been waiting to get their hands on a final version of the Windows 8.1 update, won’t have to wait too long. Microsoft has confirmed that it’ll begin deploying the update on October 17th.
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Xbox One Won’t Require Kinect to Function
6 years ago

Xbox One Won’t Require Kinect to Function

Score another one for those who suspected Microsoft might be systematically walking back every bold promise it made during its announcement of Xbox One. First the company dumped its mandatory game trade-ins, next was its decision to not include a headset out of the box. Now, Microsoft is saying that it won’t require users to have the Kinect Sensor plugged in for the device to function.
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Microsoft’s Major Nelson Unboxes Xbox One
6 years ago

Microsoft’s Major Nelson Unboxes Xbox One

You know we’re getting close to the next generation of consoles when we’re so excited that we start reporting on the unboxing of a product. Take Microsoft’s new unboxing video of the Xbox One for example. We may have watched it more times than is considered mentally healthy.
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What features will be hidden behind Xbox LIVE Gold on the Xbox One? Answered.
6 years ago

What features will be hidden behind Xbox LIVE Gold on the Xbox One? Answered.

Since Microsoft first announced that it would be bring a number of new features to Xbox LIVE Gold with the Xbox One, it had been noticeably quiet about what features would only be available to users who have an Xbox LIVE Gold subscription. Now, we know.
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Microsoft Quietly Updates Xbox Video for Windows 8.1
6 years ago

Microsoft Quietly Updates Xbox Video for Windows 8.1

By  •  Windows

Microsoft has quietly shipped a user interface update for the Xbox Video app that’s currently available to Windows 8.1 users.

Although we can’t find much in the way of new features …
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Hulu Plus unlocked this weekend on Xbox LIVE
6 years ago

Hulu Plus unlocked this weekend on Xbox LIVE

We hope you didn’t already have your weekend planned because all those high-minded ideas you had about experiencing life are now up in the air. Hulu Plus is unlocked on Xbox LIVE this weekend
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Xbox LIVE Users to get Crackdown, Dead Rising 2 Free as part of Games With Gold
6 years ago

Xbox LIVE Users to get Crackdown, Dead Rising 2 Free as part of Games With Gold

Tomorrow marks the first day of August, and while some of you might be worried because that means it’s once again time to get out that checkbook and pay the rent, Xbox LIVE users have cause for celebration. As part of its Games with Gold countdown to the Xbox One, Microsoft is giving Xbox 360 users with a live account free copies of Crackdown and Dead Rising 2.
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Xbox Users can now watch the first episode of The Awesomes
6 years ago

Xbox Users can now watch the first episode of The Awesomes

When we first brought you news about Xbox users being able to catch a sneak peek of Hulu’s latest original program, The Awesomes, we told you to “just think Justice League with a sense of humor.” As the first episode of the show is now available to Xbox LIVE users, now you can find out what we meant for yourselves.
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The Nokia Lumia 1020, the reviews are in
6 years ago

The Nokia Lumia 1020, the reviews are in

Much has been said about the prospects of the Nokia Lumia 1020, Nokia’s first smartphone with PureView imaging technology running Windows Phone. Is it enough to save the company? Does it make sense in an age of users who arguably couldn’t care less about having photography features? Did it reach sentience and is actually responsible for the horrible writing in last season’s Downton Abbey finale?
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Halo: Spartan Assault Now Available, Sort Of
6 years ago

Halo: Spartan Assault Now Available, Sort Of

There’s no hiding our excitement for this one. We’ve been looking forward to the prospect of a decent Halo title on Microsoft’s ancillary Xbox platforms for some time now. Starting today, you can pick up Halo: Spartan Assault for your favorite Xbox LIVE platform, well kind of.
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The Captain’s Log: It’s been a Long Road
6 years ago

The Captain’s Log: It’s been a Long Road

By  •  BackStage

It’s feels like it’s been an absolute eternity since I announced that I’d be leaving my job of more than seven years to take on a full time job at enConnected’s publisher, and my start-up paige-aiden Media. Since then a ton has happened and you’ll noticed a ton simply hasn’t.
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PSA Assassin’s Creed 2 Now Free to Xbox Live Gold Users
6 years ago

PSA Assassin’s Creed 2 Now Free to Xbox Live Gold Users

As part of the limited time Games With Gold promotion running until later this year, all Xbox Live Gold users can now download a full copy of Assassin’s Creed 2 for free. Interested Xbox Live Gold users will have until July 30th to download the free title before it goes back to its $19.99 price.
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From The Social: Gaming Drought
6 years ago

From The Social: Gaming Drought

We are getting dangerously close to the next gaming console transition. Depending on your experience with gaming consoles, you might already know what that means
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Introducing the Lumia 1020, a Windows Phone with a 41 Megapixel Camera
6 years ago

Introducing the Lumia 1020, a Windows Phone with a 41 Megapixel Camera

As expected, Nokia used its event in New York to announce the Nokia Lumia 1020, a Windows Phone with a 41 megapixel sensor.
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The Verge: Microsoft to Cut Surface RT Pricing
6 years ago

The Verge: Microsoft to Cut Surface RT Pricing

By  •  Windows

In life, there are only a few things you can count on. Death is the obvious one and of course taxes aren’t far off either but our favorite is that at some point the cutting edge devices of yore receive steep price cuts over time. Case in point, Microsoft’s Surface RT device.
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More Products in More Places: Microsoft Announces Company Wide Reorganization
6 years ago

More Products in More Places: Microsoft Announces Company Wide Reorganization

In a newly released memo, Microsoft has outlined a new corporate structure that it hopes will allow it to deliver a products faster.
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New Releases Sale: Get Hansel & Gretel, Django Unchained and More on the Cheap
6 years ago

New Releases Sale: Get Hansel & Gretel, Django Unchained and More on the Cheap

What better way to quell some of that midsummer craving for summer blockbusters than a sale on the latest to hit the Xbox Video Store? Nope, we can’t think of anything either.
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Microsoft Opens up BETA for the 2013 Xbox 360 Dashboard Update
6 years ago

Microsoft Opens up BETA for the 2013 Xbox 360 Dashboard Update

Sure, the Xbox One is all hot stuff, but let’s be real. We wouldn’t mind hearing slightly less about what’s coming to users who shell out $500 for a new Xbox, and more about the updates coming to the console that’s already in millions of living rooms around the world. Starting today, Microsoft is taking sign-ups for beta users of the update coming to the Xbox 360 sometime this year.
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Xbox LIVE Ultimiate Games Sale Day 4: Bioshock Infinite, Tomb Raider
6 years ago

Xbox LIVE Ultimiate Games Sale Day 4: Bioshock Infinite, Tomb Raider

It might be Day Four of the Xbox LIVE Ultimate Game Sale, but most would agree that the deals have been reasonably sane until now. Starting today, Xbox LIVE users can pick up digital versions of Bioshock Infinite and Tomb Raider on the cheap. How cheap? Local new human-interest stories, cheap.
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Happy July 4th
6 years ago

Happy July 4th

By  •  This Week

Yes, we’re away for in celebration of the July 4th holiday in the United States, but don’t fret. While we get our fill of canon blasts, patriotic tunes and fireworks you can still checkout some of the lovely posting that’s been going on in The Social, enConnected’s online community.
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100,000 Applications Now Available in the Windows Store
6 years ago

100,000 Applications Now Available in the Windows Store

By  •  Windows

While any number of things could have doomed Microsoft’s experiment with modernizing the Windows experience, none of them were as out unpredictable as the nature of the Windows Store. Would developers turn to it to sell their wares? Would users find a centralized place to download all of their applications useful?
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From The Social: What do you think of the Windows 8.1 Preview?
6 years ago

From The Social: What do you think of the Windows 8.1 Preview?

The magical unicorn that will save Windows from being relegated to the dust bin is finally here! No seriously, that’s what some people are saying out there.
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Samsung ATIV S Neo Headed to Sprint This Year
6 years ago

Samsung ATIV S Neo Headed to Sprint This Year

The ATIV S Neo, a variant of Samsung’s Windows Phone flagship ATIV S, is headed to Sprint.
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Pictures: The Xbox Music 2.0 Preview
6 years ago

Pictures: The Xbox Music 2.0 Preview

By  •  In General

Thinking about getting your hands on the Xbox Music 2.0 update that’s included in Windows 8.1? How about you spare yourself the bugs and checkout our photo gallery.
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Windows 8.1 Preview Now Available to Download
6 years ago

Windows 8.1 Preview Now Available to Download

Following today’s BUILD Conference Keynote, Microsoft has now made a preview of the Windows 8.1 Preview available to all users.
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The Verge: Xbox Music to Come to the Web Next Week
6 years ago

The Verge: Xbox Music to Come to the Web Next Week

Following a year filled with shutting down service outlets and misaligning feature branding in the name of usability, Microsoft could be poised to launch a new online portable for Xbox Music.
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Xbox Music Gets Updated
6 years ago

Xbox Music Gets Updated

Over the weekend, Microsoft shipped a small update to the Xbox Music application installed on every PC running Windows 8.
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Microsoft to Scrap Xbox One DRM, Possibly Console’s Usefulness
6 years ago

Microsoft to Scrap Xbox One DRM, Possibly Console’s Usefulness

By  •  Xbox One, Xbox

Microsoft will scrap the digital rights scheme that it had planned to implement in the Xbox One.
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From The Social: Xbox Music and The Cloud
6 years ago

From The Social: Xbox Music and The Cloud

Having now spent about eight months with Xbox Music, Zune’s replacement in Microsoft’s ecosystem, we’re inclined to wonder about the quality of Xbox Music. While our concerns about the music service don’t necessarily stem from its cloud-centric focus, enConnected Social user, Mark Richey’s concerns do and he’s taken to our beloved in-house social network to share his experiences thus far.
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Leaks Reveal Redesigned Xbox Music for Windows 8
6 years ago

Leaks Reveal Redesigned Xbox Music for Windows 8

Ever since Microsoft announced that the Xbox Music client for Windows 8 and Windows RT devices would be going the way of the United States budget surplus, there’s been the inevitable, “What does it look like”? Well, now we know.
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Movies for Cheap during the Xbox Video Store’s Father’s Day Sale
6 years ago

Movies for Cheap during the Xbox Video Store’s Father’s Day Sale

By  •  In General

Though we’d argue nothing says Father’s Day like waking up to a household full of screaming toddlers and outrageously mind numbing cartoons; we don’t exactly have any children. As such, here’s a few of the movies we’ll be buying as part of Xbox Video’ Father’s Day Sale this weekend, in honor of fathers everywhere.
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From The Social: If the Price is Right
6 years ago

From The Social: If the Price is Right

Just after the announcement of the Xbox One, you could smell that hope was in the air. Users wouldn’t have to worry about trekking to the store to purchase the latest games because, the Xbox One would deliver digital titles on Day One. Game developers wouldn’t need to look at the return on investment forecasts before they included support for the Kinect sensor.
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Microsoft Shows off New Windows 8.1 Functionality, Details Outlook 2013 RT
6 years ago

Microsoft Shows off New Windows 8.1 Functionality, Details Outlook 2013 RT

By  •  Windows

You no longer need to visualize the changes coming to Windows in Windows 8.1 inside your head, in a new released video, one of the executives in charge of the operating system update, guides users through what they can expect.
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Halo: Spartan Assault, Franchise on Their Way to Windows Phone and Windows
6 years ago

Halo: Spartan Assault, Franchise on Their Way to Windows Phone and Windows

The United Nations Space Command’s team of enhanced Spartan military operatives is finally being dispatched by Microsoft to escort its mobile platforms to a place where their Xbox LIVE platforms have never been. In-depth first-party gaming.
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From The Social: Microsoft Updates Windows Phone 8 Sync App
6 years ago

From The Social: Microsoft Updates Windows Phone 8 Sync App

Somehow or another, we missed this but enConnected Social user Mark Richey, was on the case. Apparently, Microsoft has rolled out an updated version of it’s desktop syncing application for Windows Phone 8 users.
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Microsoft Detailing New Features Coming in Windows 8.1 Update
6 years ago

Microsoft Detailing New Features Coming in Windows 8.1 Update

By  •  Windows

In a blog post this morning, Microsoft is detailing the new features it’s bringing to users of its Windows 8 operating system this fall.
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Xbox One Will Require Kinect to Function
6 years ago

Xbox One Will Require Kinect to Function

By  •  Kinect, Xbox

Microsoft’s Xbox One will require the use of an upgraded Kinect sensor according to an FAQ posted to Xbox Wire, the company’s new public relations destination for all things Xbox.
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Pictures: The Xbox One
6 years ago

Pictures: The Xbox One

By  •  In General

While we continue to comb through all the latest information coming from Microsoft about the new Xbox One, we’ve gathered all of the decent photos of the console we could find for you.
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Xbox Entertainment Studios will debut live-action Halo Series
6 years ago

Xbox Entertainment Studios will debut live-action Halo Series

By  •  Xbox Video

Microsoft will debut a Halo live-action television series as one of it’s first projects out of it’s new Microsoft Entertainment Studios.
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Microsoft Debuts the Xbox One (Updated)
6 years ago

Microsoft Debuts the Xbox One (Updated)

By  •  Xbox One, Xbox

Microsoft has just taken to the stage to debut the Xbox One, the Xbox 360’s always on successor.
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Join Us for Live Coverage of Microsoft’s Xbox Revealed Event at 1PM EST
6 years ago

Join Us for Live Coverage of Microsoft’s Xbox Revealed Event at 1PM EST

You know that feeling of random nervousness you get every time you think about the features that could be coming to Microsoft’s next generation Xbox? One way or another that’ll end tomorrow during the company’s Xbox Revealed event and we’d like you to digitally hold hands with us during the experience.
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Microsoft launching The Music Room, an interactive video show on Xbox LIVE
6 years ago

Microsoft launching The Music Room, an interactive video show on Xbox LIVE

By  •  Xbox LIVE, Xbox

If you’d been longing for the days of fan focused music television shows like MTV’s TRL, on what we suppose used to be the Music Television channel, you are in luck. Microsoft’s new two-part video show The Music Room may be right up your alley.
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Windows 8.1 Update to be Free to All Windows 8 Users, Preview to Ship at BUILD
6 years ago

Windows 8.1 Update to be Free to All Windows 8 Users, Preview to Ship at BUILD

By  •  Windows

Microsoft has finally seen fit to answer two of the biggest questions users have had about it’s upcoming Windows Blue update for Windows 8: what’s the official name of the product and how much will it cost?
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GDR2 Update for Windows Phone 8 will Restore FM Radio, include International Podcast Support
6 years ago

GDR2 Update for Windows Phone 8 will Restore FM Radio, include International Podcast Support

Entertainment minded Windows Phone users rejoice, according to Microsoft, it’s next update to the Windows Phone 8 operating system -dubbed GDR2, will restore FM radio compatibility and include podcast support for Windows Phone 8 users across the world.
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From The Social: Which Windows Phone Vendor Do You Trust?
6 years ago

From The Social: Which Windows Phone Vendor Do You Trust?

enConnected Social member Mark Richey is in the market for a new Windows Phone to follow his believed HTC Titan.
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Nokia Announces Nokia Lumia 925, Details Exclusive Apps
6 years ago

Nokia Announces Nokia Lumia 925, Details Exclusive Apps

At an event this morning in London, Nokia finally announced one of the worst kept secrets in smartphone history this year, the all metal, Nokia Lumia 925.
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Nokia Introduces the Lumia 928
6 years ago

Nokia Introduces the Lumia 928

Nokia has just announced it’s most advanced Windows Phone to date, the Lumia 928, and it’s only available to American users on Verizon.
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Microsoft Investigating the Outright Purchase of Nook
6 years ago

Microsoft Investigating the Outright Purchase of Nook

Microsoft is investigating purchasing Barnes & Noble’s entire digital book business.
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Entire Seasons of Modern Family, American Dad, New Girl and more on Sale in Xbox Video
6 years ago

Entire Seasons of Modern Family, American Dad, New Girl and more on Sale in Xbox Video

Their plot lines are slowing, viewership is creeping higher, and every outlandish reality television show is on it’s way back to your television set. It’s time to settle down with popcorn and enjoy the finales of your favorite shows! If you’ve missed large parts of your favorite shows since September, now it’s to catch up with Microsoft’s TV Season Finale Sale.
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Windows Blue Preview Coming in June
6 years ago

Windows Blue Preview Coming in June

By  •  Windows

In addition to announcing updated sales numbers for it’s Windows 8 operating system, Microsoft has revealed that it will make a preview version of it’s next update to Windows 8, Windows Blue available to the public at it’s BUILD Conference this June.
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Hulu Plus on Windows Phone
6 years ago

Hulu Plus on Windows Phone

Starting immediately, Windows Phone users can now get their fill of the latest television shows the day after they air with Hulu Plus for Windows Phone.
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UFC, Other Sports Apps Unlocked on Xbox LIVE This Weekend
6 years ago

UFC, Other Sports Apps Unlocked on Xbox LIVE This Weekend

By  •  Xbox LIVE, Xbox

Those looking to experience the fruits of an Xbox LIVE Gold Pass can do so, -for free this weekend only.
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From The Social: Are you excited for the new Xbox?
6 years ago

From The Social: Are you excited for the new Xbox?

Now that we’ve got a firm date on when the successor to the Xbox 360 will be announced who’s excited for the next console?
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Microsoft Surface Pro and Surface RT Coming to new Markets
6 years ago

Microsoft Surface Pro and Surface RT Coming to new Markets

By  •  In General

Microsoft’s Surface Pro and Surface Pro are on their way to new markets in Europe and Asia.
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The CW arrives with Official Xbox LIVE App
6 years ago

The CW arrives with Official Xbox LIVE App

By  •  Xbox Apps, Xbox

Big time watchers of the The CW broadcast network, can now find even more TV to talk about without having to turn off their Xbox.
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Xbox LIVE Deal of the Week: Marvel vs. Capcom 2 and Battlefield 1943
6 years ago

Xbox LIVE Deal of the Week: Marvel vs. Capcom 2 and Battlefield 1943

Until April 15, Xbox LIVE users can pick a up a large assortment of Xbox LIVE Arcade titles including Marvel Vs. Capcom 2 and the wartime themed Battlefield 1943.
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Microsoft sells Mediaroom technology to Ericsson
6 years ago

Microsoft sells Mediaroom technology to Ericsson

By  •  Xbox

Announced this morning, Microsoft is selling their IPTV platform to Ericsson for an undisclosed amount.
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Microsoft rolls out updates to Xbox on Windows applications
6 years ago

Microsoft rolls out updates to Xbox on Windows applications

By  •  Windows

Following, three months of silence about their update plans for the applications that bring the Xbox Music experience to Windows devices, Microsoft has now made updated versions of Xbox Music, Xbox Video, and Xbox Games on available to users.
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GamerTrailers and Redbox Instant on Xbox LIVE Debut
7 years ago

GamerTrailers and Redbox Instant on Xbox LIVE Debut

By  •  Xbox Apps, Xbox

Have you been looking for even more Xbox LIVE applications to feed your video content hunger? Starting today Microsoft is adding Redbox Instant and GamerTrailers to it’s stable of content providers.
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Official Twitter App Hits Windows 8
7 years ago

Official Twitter App Hits Windows 8

When I opened the Marketplace (or Windows Store or whatever it’s called nowadays) on my Windows 8 PC this evening, I noticed that the official Twitter app is finally available. I suspect that it’s no coincidence that the desktop (Adobe AIR) versions of Tweetdeck were sunsetted at the same time Twitter finally released the Windows 8 app. Read More

From The Social: A Status Update on enConnected
7 years ago

From The Social: A Status Update on enConnected

I’m sure you’ve all noticed a significant slowdown in the day to day activity on the site. Don’t fret, enConnected isn’t any less of a priority, and it sure as hell isn’t going anywhere. I just so happen to be in a transition behind the scenes and as you can see, it’s heavily effecting the amount of work I can put into the site right now.
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Windows Phone 7.8 Disappears
7 years ago

Windows Phone 7.8 Disappears

I went to update Thing 2’s (that’s how I refer to my male child online – his female twin is Thing 1, and the youngest is The Kidlet) Nokia Lumia …
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Zona Latina and Slacker now available to Xbox LIVE Users in the U.S.
7 years ago

Zona Latina and Slacker now available to Xbox LIVE Users in the U.S.

By  •  Xbox Apps, Xbox

Xbox LIVE’s march to entertainment app domination continues this week with the debut of a branded destination for latin content and Slacker on Xbox LIVE.
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Pilot of Zero Hour now free in the Xbox Video Store
7 years ago

Pilot of Zero Hour now free in the Xbox Video Store

By  •  Xbox Video, Xbox

For a limited time you can find out why Hollywood writers with careers, that they’d presumable like to keep, built an entire show around the premise of international terrorists kidnapping someone’s wife after she purchased, an antique clock in the pilot episode of Zero Hour, for free.
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Telemundo and Neon Alley debut on Xbox LIVE
7 years ago

Telemundo and Neon Alley debut on Xbox LIVE

By  •  Xbox Apps, Xbox

Starting today, Xbox LIVE Gold users now even more reasons to not get off their couch, Telemundo and Neon Alley are now available on Xbox LIVE.
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End your Valentine’s Day night right with Xbox Video’s Great Romances sale
7 years ago

End your Valentine’s Day night right with Xbox Video’s Great Romances sale

By  •  Xbox Video, Xbox

Are you single and looking to watch attractive movie stars mingle with other attractive movie stars? Are you looking for a nice movie to wind-down with, or make fun of this upcoming Valentine’s Day? Until Thursday, you can save big on love stories in the Xbox Video Store.
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This Week’s Xbox 360 Releases: Aliens: Colonial Marines
7 years ago

This Week’s Xbox 360 Releases: Aliens: Colonial Marines

By  •  Xbox Games, Xbox

Got those little No Decent New Games in Winter Blues? Well, buck there Sammy for this week we celebrate not one but two new retail titles for the Xbox 360 including Aliens: Colonial Marines.
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Microsoft at Dive Into Media: Xbox isn’t just for gaming
7 years ago

Microsoft at Dive Into Media: Xbox isn’t just for gaming

By  •  Xbox LIVE, Xbox

There’s no doubt in anyone’s mind that the gaming powerhouse known as the Xbox 360 is also one of the bestselling home entertainment device available today. Just in case you needed a reminder, Microsoft has some quick stats on the subject, along with a few glimpses of what a dual focused Xbox LIVE entertainment service might offer for consumers.
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[Correction] Microsoft testing new “Buzz” feature on Xbox Music on Windows Phone?
7 years ago

[Correction] Microsoft testing new “Buzz” feature on Xbox Music on Windows Phone?

Looking to check out some of your favorite artists music videos and Twitter messages on Windows Phone? Apparently Microsoft has just thing
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Xbox LIVE Deal of the Week: Earthworm Jim HD, Hybrid, Hydrophobia and more
7 years ago

Xbox LIVE Deal of the Week: Earthworm Jim HD, Hybrid, Hydrophobia and more

By  •  Xbox Games, Xbox

Looking to fill that gaming-sized hole in your daily schedule? How about backfilling it with a few discounted Xbox LIVE Arcade titles on sale for this week only?
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Follow enConnected on Facebook
7 years ago

Follow enConnected on Facebook

We completely understand that checking in at enConnected proper might not be everyone’s idea of a good time. As such, we’re redoubling our efforts to bring you the Microsoft entertainment news you need wherever you want it, particularly for those of you using Facebook.
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Nokia to hold press event during Mobile World Congress
7 years ago

Nokia to hold press event during Mobile World Congress

Seems like just yesterday Nokia was talking up the Nokia PureView 808 during last year’s Mobile World Congress. If we remember correctly, that same tree didn’t bear fruit for the Windows Phone faithful as Nokia was in the middle of their year long transition to Windows Phone. Maybe they’ll have more luck during Nokia’s press event at this year’s event on February 25th.
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From the Social: Has Windows Phone, is abroad
7 years ago

From the Social: Has Windows Phone, is abroad

In our opinion, enough just isn’t being said about the painful experience that many of our brethren abroad have to go through just to get the most out of their Windows Phones, particularly when it comes to something as basic as just procuring a handset and using it on a compatible carrier. We thought this short blog posted to enConnected Social by user Mark Richey, said it all.

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enConnected LIVE: Thoughts, Surface
7 years ago

enConnected LIVE: Thoughts, Surface

Just like that, we’re back! No really we are, and we’re delighted to kick off the our 2013 podcast season talking about Microsoft’s family of tablets in addition to a few related items with the lovely and talented Mary Jo Foley of All About Microsoft.
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Deals: One year of Xbox LIVE Gold for $35
7 years ago

Deals: One year of Xbox LIVE Gold for $35

By  •  Xbox LIVE, Deals, Xbox

Thanks to the alert eyes of Uscripted360 users, access to dozens of premium Xbox entertainment applications like Netflix and online multiplayer can all be yours for less than what you paid the latest two rounds of downloadable content for Halo 4.
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Microsoft’s Surface Windows 8 Pro inbound, landing early February
7 years ago

Microsoft’s Surface Windows 8 Pro inbound, landing early February

By  •  Surface, Windows

Microsoft is now confirming that the previously announced sister tablet to the Surface Windows RT is will arrive this coming February.
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Pre-Order Certain Xbox 360 Games at Microsoft Store, Get 1600 XBL Points For Free.
7 years ago

Pre-Order Certain Xbox 360 Games at Microsoft Store, Get 1600 XBL Points For Free.

By  •  Deals, Xbox

What better way to start off the new year is by getting free stuff. We all like free stuff. How about 1600 Xbox LIVE points? Sounds pretty fantastic to me. …
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Xbox users finally score NHL GameCenter
7 years ago

Xbox users finally score NHL GameCenter

By  •  Xbox Apps, Xbox

Well, that didn’t take long. After the National Hockey League finally managed to broker a deal with it’s locked out players and clubs, it was only a matter of time before the users would get their digital mittens on the already announced NHL GameCenter on Xbox LIVE.
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Moving internationally? Now you can finally take your Xbox LIVE account with you
7 years ago

Moving internationally? Now you can finally take your Xbox LIVE account with you

By  •  Xbox

Say you’re a movie star who’s lived in France for the better part of four decades and now is moving just across the border to avoid a rather unsavory tax rate? Now, we know keeping most of your Xbox LIVE content wasn’t very high on your priority list, but hey -now you rest easy and take most of your digital baggage with you.
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From The Social: Are you ready for the next Xbox?
7 years ago

From The Social: Are you ready for the next Xbox?

Many of you have probably noticed all the “Xbox 720 is just around the corner” stuff going around. We haven’t reported on any of it, mostly because it’s all conjecture, and partially because it all comes from people citing other’s conjecture as fact.
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Get to know Microsoft’s Surface Pro with The Verge
7 years ago

Get to know Microsoft’s Surface Pro with The Verge

By  •  Surface

It’s no well kept secret, we’re not exactly on the “must contact” list when it comes to Microsoft Press events where things outside of the purview of the Xbox Team are of concern. So it’s with a heavy heart that tell you, we haven’t had the opportunity to use a Microsoft Surface Pro. Thankfully, Tom Warren of The Verge has had such an experience.
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Microsoft Research shows off “IllumiRoom”
7 years ago

Microsoft Research shows off “IllumiRoom”

By  •  In General

What’s better then sitting as close as possible to your television screen to feel immersed in the game your playing? Making the entire room a part of your gaming experience.
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Windows 8: 60 million licenses and counting
7 years ago

Windows 8: 60 million licenses and counting

By  •  Windows

Nothing says success like cold hard numbers and the folks for Redmond seem to be delivering the goods -to the tune of 60 million Windows 8 licenses.
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Sprint Announces New Windows Phone 8 Devices, Without Announcing New Windows Phone 8 Devices
7 years ago

Sprint Announces New Windows Phone 8 Devices, Without Announcing New Windows Phone 8 Devices

When we heard through the grapevine that Windows Phone 8 would be getting some love from the United States’ third largest wireless carrier today, we were gitty to say the least.
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MVP Award, Round Four
7 years ago

MVP Award, Round Four

By  •  This Week

On this day three years ago I announced that I would be joining follow Zune followers Jason Dunn, Marques Lyons, Andrea Avellan, Paul Colligan, Corey Shuster, Neville Williams, Grahm Skee, Harvey Cute and Jonathan Hefner as Microsoft Most Valuable Professionals who’d been awarded for their contributions to the Zune Community. It was one of the biggest moments for ZuneSpring. It changed the way I approached the site and the way I approached everything about the product itself.
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Your Favorite Television Shows from the Columbia Broacasting System, Now on Sale
7 years ago

Your Favorite Television Shows from the Columbia Broacasting System, Now on Sale

By  •  Xbox Video, Xbox

If you’ve got an Xbox LIVE account, you could take advantage of discounted Season Passes on your favorite CBS shows and waste those afternoon hours like they’re still of the Yuletide variety.
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1600 Penn Pilot Free in Xbox Video Store
7 years ago

1600 Penn Pilot Free in Xbox Video Store

By  •  Xbox Video, Xbox

What do you get when you take grab Bill Pullman from Independence Day, Jenna Elfman of Dharma and Greg, and the most powerful office in country?
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Gamer Outreach to Kick off Gamers for Giving 2013 on February 16th
7 years ago

Gamer Outreach to Kick off Gamers for Giving 2013 on February 16th

By  •  In General

Everyday we get to report on the latest in Xbox gaming, however it’s not every day that we get to report on how you can take part in the time-honored tradition of kicking someone’s rear in a game while giving to those who deserve our help the most. Gamers Outreach will be offering such an opportunity during Gamers for Giving 2013.
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Xbox on Windows Phones Titles 99 Cents
7 years ago

Xbox on Windows Phones Titles 99 Cents

Just as Xbox 360 owners are getting crazy cheap deals for the holidays, so too are Xbox on Windows Phone titles. We’re talking about the relatively awesome ones too!
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New Channels Come to Verizon Fios on Xbox LIVE
7 years ago

New Channels Come to Verizon Fios on Xbox LIVE

If feels like only yesterday we told you about a new helping of fresh Xbox applications designed to more music and video time with your Xbox 360. That’s because, it was. We admittedly missed some big news that was also in that press release: Verizon on Xbox LIVE users now have access to even more live television.
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Vimeo, Crunchyroll and More Apps Debut on Xbox LIVE
7 years ago

Vimeo, Crunchyroll and More Apps Debut on Xbox LIVE

You would have thought any technology company would be playing it pretty calm this close to the holidays, heck we’ve already sort of mentally checked out until after we’ve unwrapped a few presents next week. Fortunately for those customers who might be unwrapping one of their Xbox 360s, Microsoft just dumped even more entertainment choices in their laps.
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First Post Windows Phone 8 Update Coming December 19th
7 years ago

First Post Windows Phone 8 Update Coming December 19th

We’d be lying to you if we said, weren’t hadn’t been up to our designer knickers in bugs with our Windows Phone 8X, and word on the street is that Nokia Lumia 920 owners are in just as fed up with the some of the rough edges in the shipping version of Windows Phone 8. Users rejoice, the next update to Windows Phone codenamed “Portico” is on the way.
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Deals: Windows Phone 8X on Sale for $.01
7 years ago

Deals: Windows Phone 8X on Sale for $.01

What’s better than a fresh new phone that cost you $199 and a two-year service agreement? That very same phone on a reputable network for dirt cheap.
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Windows Phone 8X Skins now available at DecalGirl
7 years ago

Windows Phone 8X Skins now available at DecalGirl

By all standards currently known to mammals capable of higher brain functions, the Windows Phone 8X by HTC is a gorgeous device. In fact we remember brainstorming about ways to do something about that “California blue” coloring. With DecalGirl skins now you can.
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Windows Phone 8X Gets OTA Update
7 years ago

Windows Phone 8X Gets OTA Update

Those Windows Phone users toting around a shiny Windows Phone 8X by HTC, should be excited. A lucky few of you will be among the first to receive an over-the-air update that’ll add new functionality to your device.
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Microsoft talks new SkyDrive App coming to Xbox LIVE
7 years ago

Microsoft talks new SkyDrive App coming to Xbox LIVE

What’s white and blue, has live tiles that represent folders? It’s Skydrive -on your Xbox.
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Listen to Travis on The Married Gamers Podcast
7 years ago

Listen to Travis on The Married Gamers Podcast

By  •  In General

What do you get when you combine top-notch audio, the hosting chops of Leftie and Brown the comedy styles of William Devereux of Pocketables, Richard Hay of WindowsObserver and our very own Travis Pope?
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NPD: Microsoft sold 1.26 Million Xboxes during Novemeber 2012
7 years ago

NPD: Microsoft sold 1.26 Million Xboxes during Novemeber 2012

By  •  Xbox

We’ve known that Microsoft moved a decent amount of Xbox 360s this past November, -the company tipped it’s hand a few weeks ago when it announced it’s Black Friday sales. We now know to the extent to which the folks in Redmond moved product: 1.26 million Xboxes.
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Microsoft Debuts new Nike+ Kinect Training bundle
7 years ago

Microsoft Debuts new Nike+ Kinect Training bundle

By  •  Xbox

This morning, Microsoft pulled the covers of another Xbox 360 bundle for consumers to trample over each other for this holiday season. Introducing the Nike+ Kinect Training Bundle.
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TuneIn Radio coming to Windows Phone 8, eventually
7 years ago

TuneIn Radio coming to Windows Phone 8, eventually

Since the launch of Windows Phone 8 we’ve heard from many user who simply can’t find the applications they enjoyed using on their Windows Phone 7 devices on their new hotness. Although we can’t do much to make any of those users feel any better about the apparently compatibility between Windows Phone 7 and Windows Phone 8 devices, we can confirm that you’ll have one less app to worry about: TuneIn.
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The Dark Knight Rises to premiere Tonight with it’s own SmartGlass experience
7 years ago

The Dark Knight Rises to premiere Tonight with it’s own SmartGlass experience

By  •  Xbox LIVE, Xbox

We can’t all be what Gotham needs right now, but we can all watch as Christopher Nolan’s Batman in The Dark Knight Rises does just that, at midnight on Xbox LIVE while learning more about the movie via Xbox SmartGlass.
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Microsoft announces pricing and availablity of Surface Pro
7 years ago

Microsoft announces pricing and availablity of Surface Pro

By  •  Surface, Windows

First, the world got a taste of what the next generation of Windows computing was all about with Microsoft’s Surface back in October. Now the folks in Redmond are talking details on it’s sibling, the Surface Pro including pricing.
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Windows Phone 8 rebooting fix coming in December
7 years ago

Windows Phone 8 rebooting fix coming in December

We’d feared that Windows Phone 8 adopters picking up a new device this holiday season might be faced with a long wait while Microsoft moved to address the random rebooting issue users have been experiencing these last few weeks. According to All Microsoft, that won’t be the case after all.
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Xbox 360 Dashboard Updates Inbound
7 years ago

Xbox 360 Dashboard Updates Inbound

By  •  Xbox LIVE, Xbox

Are you experiencing issues with Microsoft’s recent Xbox Fall Dashboard update? There’s a patch coming just for you!
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Otterbox Cases now available for Nokia’s Lumia 920, 822, and Windows Phone 8X
7 years ago

Otterbox Cases now available for Nokia’s Lumia 920, 822, and Windows Phone 8X

We’re crazy about screen scratches but we’re all for carrying our devices naked. After all, why buy a phone that needs to stay in a case? However, in case you aren’t as cavalier with your smartphone investment as we are, you can pick up a fancy Otterbox case.
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Nokia Lumia 810 Free at T-Mobile USA
7 years ago

Nokia Lumia 810 Free at T-Mobile USA

If you were thinking hard about getting on the ground floor with Windows Phone 8 on T-Mobile, we’ve got good news for you.
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Microsoft Debuts New Video Highlights Series
7 years ago

Microsoft Debuts New Video Highlights Series

By  •  Xbox Video, Xbox

It appears Microsoft has finally debuted a series that highlights media content available to it’s Xbox LIVE users. Introducing Xbox LIVE: This Week.
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Xbox LIVE Turns 10; Microsoft Celebrates
7 years ago

Xbox LIVE Turns 10; Microsoft Celebrates

By  •  Xbox LIVE, Xbox

Ten years ago today Microsoft unleashed online multiplayer into the world and today it’s celebrating by hooking up all Xbox LIVE users with a Thank You in the form of free and discounted content to all of it’s users.
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Windows Phones 8 launches on Verizon
7 years ago

Windows Phones 8 launches on Verizon

We know many of you HTC Trophy users over on Verizon thought this day would never come but come it has, as of this moment you can now purchase Windows Phone 8 devices on the nation’s largest carrier.
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Steven Sinofsky leaves Microsoft, replaced by Juline Larson-Green
7 years ago

Steven Sinofsky leaves Microsoft, replaced by Juline Larson-Green

By  •  In General

Microsoft has announced that current Windows Division chief Steven Sinofsky will be vacating his post immediately.
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Updated Skype now available on Windows Phone 8
7 years ago

Updated Skype now available on Windows Phone 8

Those Windows Phone 8 users looking to get their video chat on finally have an updated version of Skype to use, a preview of Skype for Windows Phone 8 is now available in the Windows Phone Store.
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Official Pricing for T-Mobile Windows Phone 8 devices revealed
7 years ago

Official Pricing for T-Mobile Windows Phone 8 devices revealed

We had a hunch that T-Mobile’s press team would get a little trigger happy just before today’s Windows Phone announcement and we were right. We now have the official pricing on Nokia Lumia 810 and Windows Phone 8X.
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Join us for Microsoft’s Windows Phone 8 Event at 1pm EST
7 years ago

Join us for Microsoft’s Windows Phone 8 Event at 1pm EST

By  •  LiveChats

Were you planning on finding one of those boring liveblogs to read during today’s unveiling of the next version of Windows Phone? How about you hang with us as we host a LiveChat of the festivities?
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Introducing the Nokia Lumia 810
7 years ago

Introducing the Nokia Lumia 810

Introducing the Nokia Lumia 810, exclusively available on T-Mobile.
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HTC Announces new Windows Phone 8 line-up
7 years ago

HTC Announces new Windows Phone 8 line-up

Following, just a few weeks after Samsung and Nokia’s device events, HTC is now detailing the devices it plans to bring to the Windows Phone party.
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Introducing Nokia’s new lineup: Lumia 820 & Lumia 920
7 years ago

Introducing Nokia’s new lineup: Lumia 820 & Lumia 920

Nokia unveils it’s Lumia 920 and 820 handsets in New York City.
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Samsung announces ATIV S Windows Phone
7 years ago

Samsung announces ATIV S Windows Phone

Samsung is now providing details on their new flagship Windows Phone 8 device, the ATIV S.
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Microsoft to debut election coverage on Xbox LIVE
7 years ago

Microsoft to debut election coverage on Xbox LIVE

By  •  Xbox LIVE, Xbox

What does The New York Times, Fox News and Xbox LIVE all have in common? Starting soon, all three will be able to better inform opinions in the United States’ upcoming Presidential election.
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The Culture: Spider-Man is No Longer Part of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Cue Outrage
1 month ago

The Culture: Spider-Man is No Longer Part of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Cue Outrage

Spider-Man, that is the web-crawling geek embodied by Tom Holland and rehabbed by Marvel, is leaving Marvel’s Cinematic Universe. I’m salty.
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Microsoft is Testing a New Xbox Home Screen and Voice Command Changes in a New Update
2 months ago

Microsoft is Testing a New Xbox Home Screen and Voice Command Changes in a New Update

Xbox Insiders, you may see a radically different home screen the next time you turn on your Xbox One. Also, plan on picking up an Echo speaker if you want to continue using voice commands to send party invites and adjust your TV’s volume.
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The Xbox Super Game Sale has the games you want at prices you won’t think twice about paying
2 months ago

The Xbox Super Game Sale has the games you want at prices you won’t think twice about paying

If you’re looking for some games to get you through these hot summer months, the Xbox Super Game Sale has you covered.

Announced today, the Xbox Super Game Sale …
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WarnerMedia Terrifies Everyone With the New HBO Max
2 months ago

WarnerMedia Terrifies Everyone With the New HBO Max

HBO Max is WarnerMedia’s new subscription video service. Don’t all of you clap at once.
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TRiL: Oh stop, Disney and NBC gave you exactly what you asked for
3 months ago

TRiL: Oh stop, Disney and NBC gave you exactly what you asked for

By  •  TRiL, TV

So you’re upset that you can subscribe to the services that make the shows that you want to watch specifically? Ok.
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The Culture: Destiny 2 picks up a Dragon Ball Z multiplayer emote because we’re all adults here
3 months ago

The Culture: Destiny 2 picks up a Dragon Ball Z multiplayer emote because we’re all adults here

If you have Destiny 2 and a friend you’d like to spiritually merge with, the new Destiny 2 emote ripped straight from Dragon Ball Z is just for you.
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TRiL: On Vacation
3 months ago

TRiL: On Vacation

By  •  TRiL

See you next Monday.

TRiL: Gucci & Bieber Aren’t Supposed to Be Dropping Fire Like This
3 months ago

TRiL: Gucci & Bieber Aren’t Supposed to Be Dropping Fire Like This

By  •  TRiL, Music

I interrupt your constant stream of trailers from the Electronic Entertainment Expo to bring you this startling news: Gucci Mane and Justin Bieber have a new song together. And it slaps.
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