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Minecraft Xbox 360 Title Update 12 Receiving ‘Final Touches’

08/09/2013, 4J Studios announced last month its Title Update 12 changelog for Minecraft on Xbox 360 would be coming soon, and since then, the developers have given a glimpse into what fans of the game can expect when the update releases, such as the jungle biome, the...

ASUS No Longer Creating Windows RT Devices

08/09/2013, ASUS’ chairman, Jonney Shih, recently came out saying Windows RT is “not very promising“ and it looks like the company’s view of the OS as being “not very promising” has turned into something worse as they have...

GameStop Offering $50 Credit For Trading Up To Xbox One Games

08/09/2013, If you’re on the fence whether or not you plan on buying an Xbox One or PlayStation 4, this fall could be an extremely confusing time for you as you probably don’t know if you should purchase a current-generation version of your game or if...

Microsoft Surface 2 Tablet Being Worked On By NVIDIA

08/08/2013, The first-generation of Microsoft Surface Windows tablets most definitely made waves when they were first introduced, although their real-world usage did not manage to live up to the hype set about at its launch. This resulted in Microsoft admitting that...

Windows Phone 8 GDR3 Update Reportedly Being Tested

08/08/2013, While Microsoft’s Windows Phone GDR2 update has yet to fully roll out to all Windows Phone devices, it seems that according to The Verge’s Tom Warren, Microsoft is already testing their Windows Phone 8 GDR3 update. For those wondering what’s the...

New Microsoft Ad Pits The Iconia W3 Against The iPad Mini

08/08/2013, Yesterday we shared a video from Microsoft which basically showed off the company’s Surface RT tablet against Apple’s iPad. Given that Microsoft has run into a bit of trouble with Surface RT sales, we guess the Redmond company is doing everything they...

Acer To Increase Focus On Google-centric Products

08/08/2013, For the most part when it comes to Acer’s hardware offerings, the Taiwanese company has put out Windows-based products, although they have expressed their general dissatisfaction with Microsoft when the company announced their own brand of Windows...

Xbox One DVR Features Restricted To Xbox Live Gold Members

08/08/2013, We recently reported on some details surrounding the Xbox One’s DVR functions as some details emerged that will allow players to capture their game footage at 720p and 30 frames per second. If you’re a potential Xbox One owner who is looking...

New Microsoft Surface RT Ad Highlights The iPad’s Shortcomings

08/07/2013, The iPad has been dominating the tablet scene for quite a while now, although recent numbers show that perhaps Apple could be losing their grip at the number one position to Android manufacturers who have been churning out pretty impressive hardware with...

External Ethernet Support Fix Coming To Surface RT Tablets Soon

08/07/2013, While most of us tend to rely on WiFi connections to connect our tablets to the internet, there are times when WiFi is not available, thus an Ethernet connection is required as is the case sometimes in hotels. While the Microsoft Surface RT tablet does...

Bing Apps On Windows Phone Now Available

08/07/2013, Microsoft’s Bing and Windows Phone will be working in tandem upon the announcement that the acclaimed Bing Apps for Windows 8, which will include News, Sports, Weather and Finance, will become available for Windows Phone 8 smartphones via a download....

Xbox One Will Capture Game Footage At 720p, 30fps

08/06/2013, One of the major features the Xbox One will launch with is the ability to capture the last five minutes of gameplay, allowing its users to upload those videos later if they deem the content worthy enough to show off. Up until today, it’s been...