Microsoft just wrapped up its elaborate presentation at its Redmond, Washington headquarters where it unveiled its highly anticipated next-generation gaming console. Previously known under a variety of names and codenames, the upcoming console is called Xbox One. The name comes from it being an “All-In-One System”,...

Windows 8 is more than just an operating system. The changes Microsoft has made are deep and resounding enough that the Metro user interface with Live Tiles can be labeled as a design philosophy. And this design philosophy is, undoubtedly, going to be a large part of whatever the Redmond technology company creates in...

Whoever said that leaks are bad obviously did not take a look at Microsoft’s Black Friday deals that are continually being leaked around the interweb. If you are planning on getting an Xbox 360 console or a Surface tablet, the best time to get them is soon upon you. US customers only, very obviously, and somewhat...

Xbox Music is finally here and represents the evolution of Microsoft’s Zune media service. For those that already have Windows 8, you will be pleased to know that an update for Music is now available and will include the unlimited free streaming previously mentioned by Microsoft. What do you have to do in order to...

Microsoft recently updated its Xbox 360 dashboard. This is part of a move that brings Internet Explorer and other Windows 8-esque features over their popular gaming and multimedia console. Apparently they didn’t just giveth, they also taketh away. What’s gone in this mandatory update? They are axing two useful – if not...

Microsoft’s future focus is pretty clear if you ask me. The company is all about a new universal approach with their product offerings. Whether you are on a phone, tablet, PC or game system– the experience should work and feel familiar. Honestly though, it goes deeper than that. With Windows Phone 8 arriving with the NT...

I have always been a fan of the Zune ecosystem, even if it never really caught on. In particular, I loved its media store and streaming services in the later part of its life. That being said, Xbox Music seems to be taking everything I love and pushing it in the right direction. While I’d still like to see a...

Windows 8 currently is preparing to take the tablet, laptop and desktop world by storm. It introduces big changes to the UI that many of our readers have experienced first-hand. Windows 8 is different, but most of the naysayers come from those who have either never used Windows 8 or came into the experience with the...

Microsoft has partially unveiled its Xbox Music service pricing, this through the Windows 8 Music app. The service will offer unlimited streaming for £8.99 per month or £89.90 per year. US pricing is expected to be similarly competitive. In order to use the service on Xbox, you’ll need to have an Xbox Live Gold...

Xbox has announced that Microsoft Studios, Rovio, Miniclip, Gameloft, ZeptoLab, Glu Mobile, Halfbrick Studios, and others will be bringing high quality Xbox games to Windows 8. Many games will be available starting October 26th and Xbox games will be easy to find in the preinstalled Windows 8 Xbox Games app and...