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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...

Xbox One Receives Improved GPU Prior To Official Launch

08/06/2013, It was just last week when we reported Microsoft may be planning to upgrade some of the Xbox One’s specifications prior to its official release, and it turns out that’s exactly what the company is doing as they announced recently...

Xbox One Avatars, Gamerpics Receiving Huge Update

08/06/2013, This holiday season is going to be an exceptionally exciting time considering two next-generation consoles will be made available, the PlayStation 4 and the Xbox One. The latter has been the topic of discussion ever since it was unveiled earlier this...

Windows RT 8.1 Battery Drain Issue Fixed By Turning On Bluetooth

08/05/2013, For those of you out there who happened to own a Surface RT tablet and have already installed the preview version of Windows 8.1, then you might be one of those who have been affected by some bugs. Apparently, one niggling issue involves a rather serious...

Microsoft Surface Pro Price Cut By $100

08/04/2013, Last month rumors were circulating that Microsoft would be slashing the prices of its Surface RT tablets. Indeed it did, a couple of weeks ago the company announced that Surface RT prices were being cut by as much as 30 percent all around the globe. At...