Blog Profile / WMPoweruser


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Archived Since:April 5, 2015

Blog Post Archive

Review: ADATA SD700 External SSD — Worth it for Xbox One

Gamers — no matter whether they play on PC or consoles — want the best performance. One issue that plagues both experiences are loading times. Have you ever wished for Gears of War 4 or Destiny 2 to open faster? While the easiest solution to fix this is to purchase a solid state drive, they […] Read More: Review: ADATA SD700 External SSD — Worth it for Xbox One

Early Black Friday Deal: Save $229 on Surface Pro plus Black Type Cover Bundle

If you are looking for a great deal on the newest Surface Pro device, check out this deal from Microsoft Store. You can now bundle and save $229 on Surface Pro (Intel Core i5/128GB SSD) and black Type Cover. This bundle is now available...Show More Summary

Microsoft files a rash of patents on computer mind control

There has been somewhat of a revolution in brain-computer interfaces due to new machine learning techniques, which are now able to reconstruct images you are thinking off from your visual cortex for example by directly reading your neurological activity. Show More Summary

Here’s how Microsoft apps help an iPhone become an iPhone Pro!

It has been 10 years since the first iPhone was announced, Apple’s flagship mobile phone is one of the most hyped flagship devices of the year. With a mobile market share of about 12-15%, iOS is the second largest mobile platform in terms of the Market Share (as per data from IDC). Show More Summary

CD Projekt RED takes a jab at loot crates, says they’ll “leave greed to others”

With Star Wars Battlefront II’s highly publicized loot crate debacle and the CEO of CD Projekt stating that the company’s upcoming sci-fi RPG would contain online elements, some players wanted a little reassurance that Cyberpunk 2077 wouldn’t turn into a ‘Games as a Service’ title that would nickel-and-dime people every step of the way. Show More Summary

Deal: Get the 500 GB Xbox One S Battlefield 1 Bundle for $189

You can now get the 500 GB Xbox One S Battlefield 1 Bundle for just $189 from eBay along with free shipping. This console bundle itself comes with a full-game download of Battlefield 1 Standard Edition, one month of EA Access and a 14-day Xbox Live Gold Trial. The 500 GB Xbox One S Battlefield 1 […] Read More: Deal: Get the 500 GB Xbox One S Battlefield 1 Bundle for $189

With latest update Edge for iOS finally becomes useful

A few weeks ago Microsoft released their Edge browser for iOS and Android. The 3rd party browser uses the native iOS rendering engine but brings along some of the user interface elements of Edge for Windows 10 and also some features such as the Reading List. Show More Summary

It looks like Microsoft might have lost a source code of an Office Component

Microsoft recently released an update to patch a security bug which has raised some eyebrows. The latest vulnerability tracked as CVE-2017-11882 that affected EQNEDT32.EXE which was included with the Microsoft Office suite until 2007 made researchers believe that Microsoft might have lost a source code to one of its Office Components. Show More Summary

Skype Lite rolls out a new update, fixes Phantom call bug

Recently we reported a new bug found in Skype Lite which placed phantom calls when the phone was connected to Bluetooth. Now it looks like Microsoft has taken a note of same and a new update has been pushed to fix the said bug. The latest version bumps Skype Lite to v1.25 and brings a […] Read More: Skype Lite rolls out a new update, fixes Phantom call bug

Review: AVerMedia Live Gamer Portable 2 Plus — Easiest way to record

It’s not a secret that livestreaming is becoming increasingly popular since services like Twitch started. While there are many different types of shows on these platforms, gaming content remains the most popular. Even when you go to their homepages, they’re flooded with gaming content. Show More Summary

Review: Call of Duty: WWII — Return to form

Call of Duty: WWII is the best Call of Duty game is years. Not only is the multiplayer more focused and accessible, but it also features the best campaign in a very long time. Call of Duty needed to shift its focus back to harrowing conflicts and this game does so successfully. By giving gamers […] Read More: Review: Call of Duty: WWII — Return to form

MSPoweruser app updated with bug fixes and UI improvements

We recently launched a massive visual update to the official MSPoweruser.com app, and while the app looks absolutely amazing, the number of bug reports I received suggests the journey has also been somewhat difficult. The development...Show More Summary

Valve launches new way to vet players in Counter-Strike: Global Offensive

Your Counter-Strike: Global Offensive matches should be getting a lot more enjoyable soon as Valve has launched a new way to vet players and weed out jerks, putting you in games with those who have similar observed behaviors and attributes of their Steam account. Show More Summary

Behold! The HoloLens hardhat

The Microsoft HoloLens is certified as protective eyewear, and Microsoft promises a hardhat accessory in 2018, but some companies are already working in the field with the headset and needed the protection now. Geographic Information...Show More Summary

Minecon Earth announcements include an aquatic update, a new mob, and more coming to Minecraft

Minecon Earth is currently taking place allowing players around the world to view new Minecraft announcements via live stream from the event. One such announcement was the reveal of the game’s next update, which is set to be a big one. Show More Summary

Vudu Movies and TV app updated with HDR support for Xbox One S and X

Vudu, one of the popular movie and TV streaming services in the US, has recently announced support for HDR content on Xbox One X and Xbox One S. The updated Vudu app for Xbox comes with HDR10 format support to add more color depth and richness to the content. HDR is available on some of their […] Read More: Vudu Movies and TV app updated with HDR support for Xbox One S and X

My HoloLens dream comes to life

Microsoft makes much of their HoloLens Mixed Reality headset rolling out to areas such as oil exploration, car design and operating theatres, and while these areas are easily able to bear the $5000 cost of the headset there is very little likelihood the general public will get their hands on the device and appreciate the […] Read More: My HoloLens dream comes to life

Xbox Insiders can now filter by price, star rating, and more in the store

Larry Hryb has announced that Xbox Insiders can now filter content in the digital storefront by price, star rating, capabilities, and more. This is currently enabled for all preview rings. As shown in the image above, there are filters...Show More Summary

iFixit gives the new Surface Book 2 a repairability score of 1

Microsoft’s Surface PCs are notoriously difficult to repair.  For many customers, this isn’t an issue, Microsoft often times doesn’t repair these devices, but offers users replacements in-store and refurbishes the ones that can be salvaged. Show More Summary

Review: Xbox One X — A worthy upgrade

Over the past few weeks it’s inevitable you’ve seen countless Xbox One X reviews. Unlike a traditional review where we list the product’s specifications, this will be much more personal. How does it feel to live with the Xbox One X? What enhancements does it offer to the average consumer? Are the leaps in resolution […] Read More: Review: Xbox One X — A worthy upgrade

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