Posts Tagged: "Microsoft"

Xbox Vs PS4

7 Ways the Xbox One Goes Beyond Games and the PS4


When Microsoft unveiled its new console, it set about the ambitious goal of unifying the living room. The Playstation 4, on the other hand, focused much more on being a game system. By setting their sights on conquering the living room, they may end up conquering the board room as...

Xbox One: Worst Features

Xbox One Release Date Will Not Be November 27th


Over the weekend it would seem that Amazon posted the ship date for the Xbox One, a previously unknown piece of information.  Unfortunately, it turns out that this date, which is listed as November 27th, is merely a placeholder, at least according to Amazon.   And while I’d usually attribute...

Microsoft Adjusts Xbox One Policies

Microsoft Adjusts Xbox One Policies Amidst Consumer Backlash


Yeah, you read that right. Microsoft has officially announced, via their press blog, that two of the Xbox One’s most infamous content policies are about to be reversed. In what is quickly becoming an industry-wide shocker, it now appears that the forthcoming console will no longer restrict used game sales,...

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Office for the iPhone Now Available in the App Store for Free, Requires an Office 365 Subscription


Office for the iPhone is now available in the app store.  It’s free to download, but you’ll need an Office 365 subscription to use it.  Unfortunately, Office is limited to the iPhone only; it’s not available on the iPad which suggest that MS wasn’t interested in building two versions, so...

Amazon PS4 vs Xbox One

Amazon Polls Consumers: PS4 or Xbox One…The Results Are Staggering


Amazon has a massive customer base. But let me tell you something you already didn’t know.  The company has a Video Game specific Facebook page.  And on that page they hold a Versus poll, asking their customers to vote on two competing items.  I don’t know how many times they’ve...

Xbox One: Worst Features

Official: Xbox One Internet Connection Required to Play Games

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After almost a few weeks of radio silence, Microsoft has finally revealed the requirements to play YOUR games. As you probably know, the previous, or currently generation Xbox doesn’t require an Internet connecting to play games.  You just drop in a disc or play from the console’s hard drive.  That’s...

Windows 8

How To Install Windows 8 on your MacBook Pro (how to)


This week I decided to install Windows 8 on the MacBook Pro I’ve been using. The Apple-ites will exclaim, “Why would you want to do that”, and the uninformed will ask, “Why would you want to install Windows 8”.  The answer, dear readers, is simple. Windows 8 is a solidly built OS....