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Xbox One Teardown Reveals Its Hard Drive Can Be Replaced

11/21/2013, We were able to see the innards of the PlayStation 4 a number of times, with the most recent handled by the folks at iFixit. Today, it’s the Xbox One’s turn to be put under the teardown microscope by iFixit, and they found a number of interesting...

Minecraft Xbox 360 Skyrim Texture Pack Now Available

11/21/2013, Do you love Minecraft? Do you love Skyrim? Do you wish you could play both at the same time? Well – you kind of can now that the Skyrim pack has been released for the Xbox 360 version of Minecraft. The Elder Scrolls 5: Skyrim to Minecraft Xbox 360...

White Xbox One Gets Unboxed

11/21/2013, An elusive and magical white Xbox One was auctioned off recently, selling for a total of $11,300. Unless you were the lucky recipient of the Xbox One, then you probably have yet to see the exclusive console in person. Fortunately for you, the white “I...

Microsoft Launches Anti-Google ‘Scroogled’ Product Line

11/21/2013, It’s that time of year again. No – we’re not referring to the upcoming holiday season or the end of the year. We’re talking about that magical time that comes once a year where Microsoft launches another “Scroogled” campaign against its...

Microsoft Reassures Kinect Will Not Be Able To See Through Clothing

11/21/2013, With the Microsoft Kinect for the Xbox One supposedly being on all the time (you have the option of unplugging it), many have been a tad worried about their privacy and whether or not Microsoft could be spying or listening on them. While Microsoft has...

Joe Belfiore Vows To Close Windows Phone App Gap By End Of 2014

11/21/2013, One of the disadvantages to the Windows Phone platform is that it lacks apps. While having over a hundred thousand apps is definitely not something to snub your nose at, it still pales in comparison to the likes of the iOS and Android platform which...

Xbox One SmartGlass App Now Available On iOS, Android

11/20/2013, Microsoft rolled out its official SmartGlass application for the Xbox One on across Windows Phone devices yesterday, leaving many of the majority of us with Android and iOS devices out in the cold waiting for our turn to download the new SmartGlass app....

White Xbox One Auctioned Off For $11,300

11/19/2013, Remember how we talked about an extremely rare white Xbox One that made an appearance over on eBay not too long ago, where this next generation console was offered by Microsoft’s Xbox Live’s programming head Larry “Major Nelson”...

Microsoft Store Now On eBay

11/19/2013, Now here is a rather interesting proposition – Microsoft, a corporate giant in its own right, already has their very own retail website, not to mention have over 75 Microsoft Store brick-and-mortar locations which dot the landscape in the U.S. as...

Bill Gates Talks About The Search For New Microsoft CEO

11/19/2013, There has already been a lot of speculation about who is going to get the top job at Redmond. Being the CEO of one of the biggest tech companies in the world is no easy job and Microsoft will most definitely be looking for the right candidate. Microsoft...

Xbox One Won’t Support Gameplay Broadcasting At Launch

11/19/2013, Gamers who’re anxiously waiting for Microsoft’s next generation console to drop now have one less thing to wait for. The company has confirmed that Xbox One is not going to support gameplay broadcasts via the Twitch app at launch. Microsoft...

Nokia Shareholders Have Approved Sale To Microsoft

11/19/2013, The world marked its calendars for November 19th when it was first announced that Microsoft has agreed to acquire Nokia’s phone business for $7.17 billion. The Finnish manufacturer’s shareholders were to vote on this deal today, and they have...