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Apple TV: Is Connected TV Arriving Right on Time?

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 09.08.2015 | Technology
Steve Rosenbaum

Apple TV has been overdue for new tech -- it was last updated in 2012. Interestingly, Apple TV is already the leading set-top box for paid TV streaming, overtaking Roku, Xbox and PlayStation.

Microsoft's Vague New Privacy Terms, Explained

The Huffington Post | Damon Beres | Posted 08.25.2015 | Technology

Microsoft isn't shedding much light on a controversial portion of its new Windows privacy terms that has people concerned about the company's power t...

Some Video Games Are Actually Good Exercise For Young Kids, Study Finds

The Huffington Post | Justin Block | Posted 08.11.2015 | Sports

Children, put down the tetherballs and head back indoors: Video games can be a good source of physical activity, according to a new study out of...

$9 Million Later, Exploding Kittens Card Game Begins Shipping

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 07.30.2015 | Technology

After a successful $9 million Kickstarter campaign, the Exploding Kittens card game will be unleashed on the world Thursday. Elan Lee and...

Woman's Violent, Sexual Obsession With 11-Year-Old Started On Xbox, Police Say

The Huffington Post | Andy Campbell | Posted 07.21.2015 | Crime

For nearly two years, Jessica Carlton was obsessed. The 44-year-old woman would sit in her Grand Rapids, Michigan home, allegedly chatting over ...

Damon Beres

Microsoft's New Gadget Is Good News For Gamers With Disabilities | Damon Beres | Posted 06.16.2015 | Technology

It wasn't designed specifically for people with disabilities, but it could end up helping them.

Apple Music and the Race to Coexist

Seth Schachner | Posted 06.12.2015 | Media
Seth Schachner

Apple Music could have a future that more closely resembles music services from large tech titans like Amazon, Google, or Microsoft's Xbox Music. All of these have respectable if not game-changing digital music services.

What The 12-Year-Old March Madness Champ Did With His Prize Makes Him A Real Winner

The Huffington Post | Katie Sola | Posted 04.10.2015 | Sports

Twelve-year-old March Madness bracket champion Sam Holtz has a philanthropic streak to match his preternatural basketball smarts. Although a techn...

Devastatingly Challenging Modern Games

Steven Petite | Posted 06.09.2015 | Technology
Steven Petite

Even at the hardest difficulty level, most games released today do not measure up to the challenge that old-school brought to the table. However, ever so often, a modern game is released that not only challenges the player, but also provides a sense of accomplishment.

6 Life Lessons Your Gamer Children Can Learn From Playing Video Games

Quora | Posted 05.16.2015 | Parents

When I was seventeen years old, I became one of the highest ranked World of Warcraft players in North America. Below are some of the most powerful lessons I learned on my quest for Internet fame and success:

Trooper Shines Much-Needed Spotlight on Iraq Vets and Uranium Poisoning

Joshua Kors | Posted 04.20.2015 | Entertainment
Joshua Kors

Movies, said film critic Roger Ebert, are like an "empathy machine." Their mission: to help us understand a bit more about others' hopes, their fears, their dreams. Movies allow us to walk in others' shoes. They help us "identify with the people who are sharing this journey with us."

Yes, People Actually Bought These Gold-Plated Video Game Controllers

The Huffington Post | Damon Beres | Posted 01.25.2015 | Technology

A handful of gamers can now join the "Call of Duty" frontlines with 24-karat gold controllers in hand.

I'm With Stupid: Hapless Luddite Prevails Over Modern Technology

Todd Hartley | Posted 03.07.2015 | Comedy
Todd Hartley

Thinking we'd finally done everything we needed to do to play the stinking game, we turned back to the Xbox, which had frozen up completely. No worries. We turned it off and let it reboot, but when it came back on, it immediately froze up again.

You'll Soon Be Using Video Game Discs As Shiny Drink Coasters

The Huffington Post | Damon Beres | Posted 12.30.2014 | Technology

Got a stack of old VHS tapes in your basement? Your brand new video game discs might be joining them sooner than you'd think.

I'm With Stupid: The Xtreme Danger of Giving an Xbox for Xmas

Todd Hartley | Posted 02.25.2015 | Comedy
Todd Hartley

I can already see myself getting sucked into some pointless game for days on end. If you don't hear from me for, oh, the next 16 months or so, please come steal my son's Xbox and save me.

PlayStation, Xbox Networks Suffer Outages On Christmas Day

AP | Posted 12.25.2014 | Technology

TOKYO (AP) — Sony's online PlayStation store and Microsoft's Xbox site suffered disruptions to users on Christmas Day in the latest possible cyberat...

Why Minecraft Fans Are Right To Be Nervous

The Huffington Post | Kerry Flynn | Posted 09.17.2014 | Technology

By the time Microsoft bought Rare in 2002, the game developer had already created numerous popular video game franchises like Donkey Kong Country, Ban...

5th-Grader Begs Microsoft Not To Mess Up Minecraft

The Huffington Post | Kerry Flynn | Posted 09.15.2014 | Technology

Upon hearing that Microsoft would be buying the company behind the wildly popular Minecraft video game, 10-year-old Sabrina Lane had just one request:...

'Minecraft' Fans Freak Over Rumors Of 'Selling Out' To Microsoft

The Huffington Post | Kerry Flynn | Posted 09.12.2014 | Technology

Fans of the ultra-popular game "Minecraft" are revolting against creator Markus "Notch" Persson as rumors swirl about a sale to Microsoft. The fans ar...

Nintendo vs. Sega: Wartime at Comic-Con

Blake J. Harris | Posted 10.05.2014 | Entertainment
Blake J. Harris

I imagined that the battle between Sega and Nintendo would be similar to the classic rivalry between Magic Johnson and Larry Bird: a story of two great competitors who ultimately gain respect for each other.

Going Inside Call of Duty's Advanced Warfare

iJustine | Posted 09.29.2014 | Technology

After learning what the game is all about, I got to put on my own motion capture suit and got to act in the game.

Microsoft Plans Biggest Round Of Job Cuts In 5 Years

Reuters | Posted 09.13.2014 | Business

(Reuters) - Microsoft Corp is planning its biggest round of job cuts in five years as the software maker looks to integrate Nokia Oyj's handset unit, ...

You've Never Seen Anything Like This Hand-Drawn Video Game

The Huffington Post | Alexis Kleinman | Posted 06.23.2014 | Technology

If your grandparents had video games, we now know how they would have looked. A new game called "Cuphead," which is set to be released in 2015, is...

Good News For Customers Who Bought That Xbox Live Gold Subscription They No Longer Need

The Huffington Post | Tyler McCarthy | Posted 05.16.2014 | Technology

Microsoft recently announced a major change to its online subscription. Starting in June, an Xbox Live Gold membership will no longer be required to a...

'Halo 5' Is Coming In 2015

AP | DERRIK J. LANG | Posted 07.16.2014 | Technology

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Master Chief is returning to the battlefield next year. Microsoft announced plans Friday to release the video game sequel "Halo ...