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Review: Xbox One – Gaming
6.3
5 years ago

Review: Xbox One – Gaming

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Emboldened by usage statistics for its Xbox 360 console, Microsoft set out to make the Xbox One the ultimate entertainment system for all types of media. Did it forget about gamers in the process?
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Review: Xbox One – Hardware
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5 years ago

Review: Xbox One – Hardware

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Forget what you’ve heard. The world isn’t sitting on the edge of the next generation of entertainment. It’s already gone over the cliff. Today, gaming systems don’t exist in some perfect vacuum of functionality and anyone who tells you such things is abusing spirits the United States’ now repealed Prohibition laws were meant to curtail the usage of.
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Review: Xbox Video for Windows 8.1
5.8
5 years ago

Review: Xbox Video for Windows 8.1

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Although Microsoft’s Xbox Music client for Windows 8 took a beating for prioritizing Microsoft’s content store instead of user’s content, that same criticism wasn’t leveled at the company’s Xbox Video client. Truth be told, Xbox Video for Windows 8 was just as bad as its music playing counterpart. It focused too heavily on selling users content and relegated their personal collection to a pane all the way to the right.
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Review: Xbox Music on Windows 8.1
7
5 years ago

Review: Xbox Music on Windows 8.1

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So how does this new version of Xbox Music stack up against the Microsoft media clients of yore?
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Review: Mail for Windows 8
6.6
6 years ago

Review: Mail for Windows 8

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At this point, I’ve been using Windows 8 as my main operating system for almost a month. One of the integrated components of the new operating system is a whole new email client. I’ve been testing Windows 8 Mail as my main email client since I started using Windows 8, and I’m ready to share my thoughts.
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Review: Xbox Music on Windows 8
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6 years ago

Review: Xbox Music on Windows 8

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The wait is finally over, the Zune Software has officially taken its rightful place as the default media player in Microsoft’s Windows Operating system. Sure, the Zune Software as we know it had to be broken up into media types, stripped of its podcast compatibility and rebranded as Xbox Music but it’s the destination the matters to us in Zune’s case. Microsoft seems to finally have taken it seriously, users rejoice. You could also cry, -it depends on your point of view.
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Review: Skype on Windows Phone
7 years ago

Review: Skype on Windows Phone

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We don’t know when it happened. Maybe it was the day Microsoft introduced Kinect Video Chat back in the fall of 2010. Maybe it was the day Apple introduced their …
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Review: Fable Coin Golf
7 years ago

Review: Fable Coin Golf

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Fable Coin Golf is a  bit of a diamond in the rough. It’s truly an unexpected gem. Personally, I’ve never had much interest in the Fable games. They’re simply not …
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