With Windows 8.1 newly released and the holiday season looming, I’ve been thinking about helping my mom upgrade to a new PC. It’s tempting to just pick out something I like and hand it over. But even Santa needs a few parameters sometimes. Show More Summary
Don't look now, but Microsoft is continuing to open source many of its own technologies, even though it is still competing with Linux and Android vendors.
A Microsoft official confirms the company is planning to trim the number of different versions of Windows in its portfolio.
Black Friday is still a few shopping days away, but there are already plenty of bargains to be had. Case in point: Disney today kicked off a sale on its biggest Windows Phone game titles, including Where’s My Water?, Where’s My Perry?, Where’s My Mickey?, Wreck-it-Ralph, and Monster’s University. Show More Summary
Users report grinding noise, inability to play games on disc.
You might have seen Ryan Asdourian in action before. He’s often on stage delivering high-profile demos of Microsoft devices and services at company events. But seeing him in “Blitz Mode” as the green-feathered mascot of the Seattle Seahawks...Show More Summary
Killer Instinct, Crimson Dragon, and Lococycle all fail to connect.
Microsoft, meanwhile, predicts shortages amid "unprecedented" demand.
Xbox One launched Friday to much fanfare and celebrations all over the world. The Xbox team has confirmed that the launch of Xbox One was the biggest in Xbox history, with more than one million consoles sold worldwide in less than 24 hours. Show More Summary
I think those of us who live in the Pacific Northwest may have a unique relationship with snow. This is just conjecture, but I suspect that folks who live in Fargo, Fairbanks, Buffalo, or Boston don’t greet winter’s first snowfall with...Show More Summary
Today is an exciting day for gamers and tech enthusiasts: Xbox One has officially launched and is publically available! Today is also an exciting day for developers who are a part of the Kinect for Windows v2 developer preview. Starting today, these developers will get their hands on a preview of the Kinect for Windows v2 sensor and SDK. Show More Summary
Microsoft has updated with new features and fixes its Remote Desktop apps for iOS, Android and Mac OS X just about a month after releasing them.
Nokia recently announced a pair of 6-inch Windows Phone devices: the Lumia 1520 and the Lumia 1320. To support these new devices, Windows Phone 8 GDR 3 includes changes to take advantage of the larger screen size, in addition to platform support for the new 1080p display resolution of the Lumia 1520. Show More Summary
No weird screws or glue make for easy repairs—and what's this 8GB of flash for?
In this edition of Weekend Reading, we’ve got stories on the worldwide launch of the Xbox One, Windows Phone getting Instagram and holiday shopping help galore. On Nov. 22, after months of anticipation, Microsoft launched Xbox One with...Show More Summary
Call it early New Year’s Eve, or even early Christmas: Gamers around the globe are taking part in launch celebrations Thursday for the Xbox One, some at parties and rock concerts in venues from New York to Zealand, others watching aShow More Summary
The launch of Xbox One on Friday signals the beginning of a new era for gaming and interactive entertainment. With the deepest and most varied launch lineup in Xbox history, the new games and exclusive titles tap the incredible power of new hardware and...(read more)
To celebrate the launch of Xbox One, Microsoft retail stores are hosting Xbox One Sports Star Challenges in several U.S. cities and in Toronto, Canada this weekend – and you’re invited to participate. Most of the challenges take place on Saturday from 1 p.m. Show More Summary
Microsoft will make the first service pack for its Office 2013 client and servers available in early 2014.
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