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Microsoft Might Rename SkyDrive To ‘NewDrive’

11/25/2013, We reported back in July that Microsoft had settled with UK’s BSkyB which had sued it for infringing on its “Sky” brand by calling its cloud storage service SkyDrive. Microsoft has spent considerable resources in building up the SkyDrive...

PS4, Xbox One Games Discounted At Amazon To $49

11/25/2013, Let’s just say for the sake of this story, you saved up and purchased both the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One during their respective launches. That probably made a serious dent in your finances, which probably means you weren’t able to get everything you...

Microsoft Planning To Unite Their Windows Operating Systems

11/24/2013, When it comes to Microsoft’s operating systems, the company has three under their belt. They have the regular version of Windows which are designed for Intel/AMD processors for computers and laptops, and they have Windows RT which is for ARM-based...

Future Windows Phone Devices Could Get As Big A 7-inches

11/24/2013, As it stands, the Sony Xperia Z Ultra is the largest smartphone available in the market, beating out the Samsung Galaxy Mega 6.3 by a close margin of 0.1”. If you have ever held an Xperia Z Ultra, you would know that the thing is huge and while it might...

Another Limited Edition White Xbox One Console Spotted On eBay

11/24/2013, We had caught wind of a limited edition white Xbox One console that would be an exclusive to developers who worked on the Xbox One at Microsoft. Unsurprisingly some units have made their way onto eBay, with one going for as high as $11,300! Well the good...

One Million Xbox One Units Sold In Under 24 Hours

11/24/2013, November has been a great month for gamers, primarily because of the fact that both Sony and Microsoft released their next generation consoles. Sony released the PlayStation 4 on November 15th and sold one million units on launch day. Microsoft released...

Microsoft Issues Statement On Xbox One Blu-Ray Problems

11/22/2013, Remember yesterday we reported that there were several users who complained about their Xbox One’s Blu-Ray drives failing? Well Microsoft has since acknowledged the issue and has released a statement saying, “We know that with a hardware launch of...

EU Expected To Approve Microsoft-Nokia Deal

11/22/2013, A few days ago, Nokia’s shareholders got together to approve the Microsoft-Nokia deal which would see Nokia’s cellphone division acquired by Microsoft for $7.17 billion as well as take up residence in Nokia’s offices in Finland. Of course this is...

Microsoft Rumored To Be Interested In Acquiring Deezer

11/22/2013, It seems that shortly after Paris-based music streaming service, Deezer, announced that they would be expanding to US markets come 2014, a new rumor has surfaced suggesting that Microsoft could be interested in acquiring the company for themselves. As it...

Microsoft Highlights Future Xbox One Games In 3-Minute Montage

11/22/2013, Did you line up for the midnight release of the Xbox One and now you’re feeling like a silly goose as you have no idea what games are coming out for the next-generation console in the coming months? Before you decide to do serious harm to yourself, you...

Xbox One Kinect Teardown Reveals Its Fairly Easy To Repair

11/22/2013, The iFixit team opened up the Xbox One yesterday to reveal its sweet, sweet innards, which one of the discoveries they made was the ease at which its hard drive can be removed. In case you forgot, the Xbox One also comes with the new Kinect, which...

Xbox One Is Now Available For Purchase

11/22/2013, If you’re up reading this story, you’re either still up from the midnight launch of the Xbox One or you got some well-deserved rest in order to pick up your Xbox One, or for those who, like me, are extremely lazy, are waiting for the UPS delivery...

Microsoft Looking To Buy Winamp And SHOUTcast From AOL [Rumor]

11/22/2013, Last we heard, Winamp would be closing its doors after being more than 15 years in existence, and if you have ever used one of those early Intel Pentium computers back in the day, well this is undoubtedly pretty sad news, an end of an era, so to speak. ...

Reports Of Xbox One Blu-Ray Disc Drive Failing

11/22/2013, The Microsoft Xbox One launches today and while we hoped for the sake of gamers that the console would not run into any issues like what the Sony PlayStation 4 did with its blue light of death, that unfortunately does not appear to be the case. According...