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Undercover Shopper: Apple vs. Microsoft Store

John Pavley | Posted 05.31.2013 | Technology
John Pavley

I felt bad for the Microsoft Store. The devices and accessories looked sharp and smart. But they were heavy to hold and didn't work as advertised.

Possible Xbox Leak Reveals New Details

The Huffington Post | Andres Jauregui | Posted 03.21.2013 | Technology

On March 19, the website posted screenshots of what it claims is the software development kit for the next-generation Microsoft gaming con...

Jason Gilbert

How Do You Get Netflix Onto A TV? Apple TV, Roku, Console Or Cord | Jason Gilbert | Posted 03.06.2013 | Technology

Netflix's streaming library might be nearing peak excellence. The political drama "House of Cards" has proven a bona fide smash hit show; the fourth s...

Five Things We Still Don't Know About the PlayStation 4

Jonathan Rettinger | Posted 04.27.2013 | Technology
Jonathan Rettinger

Sony held a big press event last week to unveil its next-generation console, the PlayStation 4. But, unfortunately for gamers, it didn't do much actual unveiling at all.

Where Was The Actual Console At The PlayStation 4 Event?

AP | By PETER SVENSSON and DERRIK J. LANG | Posted 04.22.2013 | Technology

NEW YORK (AP) — Sony showed off what the PlayStation 4 can do, but not what it will look like. The Japanese electronics giant talked ...

Today Is Playstation 4 Day

Reuters | Tim Kelly and Malathi Nayak | Posted 04.22.2013 | Technology

By Tim Kelly and Malathi Nayak TOKYO (Reuters) - Sony Corp is expected to showcase a new PlayStation console on Wednesday in a pre-empt...

Xbox Creator Is Convinced That Apple Can Kill His Baby

The Huffington Post | Alexis Kleinman | Posted 02.14.2013 | Technology

Should Apple get into the gaming industry? Nat Brown, one of the creators of Xbox at Microsoft, believes so. Brown has had it with Xbox and its com...

No Used Games On Next-Generation Xbox?

The Huffington Post | Betsy Isaacson | Posted 02.11.2013 | Technology

The next generation Microsoft Xbox, called Xbox 720, will take unprecedented steps to combat piracy, according to a report by Edge magazine. The ma...

And The Best Selling Video Games Of 2012 Are...

The Huffington Post | Drew Guarini | Posted 07.09.2013 | Technology

Despite the blockbuster releases of two "Call of Duty" games and "Halo 4," the video game industry had another down year in 2012, according to a year-...

More Than One-Third of XBox Users Engage With Interactive Ads

Andy Plesser | Posted 05.30.2013 | Technology
Andy Plesser

LAS VEGAS -- Interactive ads on the XBox gaming system are delivering a 37% engagement rate, according to data released this week by Microsoft. At...

What You Need To Get Fit -- With Video Games

AP | DERRIK J. LANG | Posted 03.05.2013 | Technology

It's that time of the year when the line for an elliptical machine at your local gym stretches a bit longer thanks to freshly motivated folks who've r...

Microsoft Acquisition Could Be Big Boost For Xbox

Reuters | Alistair Barr | Posted 03.04.2013 | Technology

By Alistair Barr SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Microsoft Corp bought start-up id8 Group R2 Studios Inc as it looks to expand further in tec...

Game Over?

The Huffington Post | Drew Guarini | Posted 01.02.2013 | Technology

It appears it may finally be game over for the PlayStation 2. According to Japanese tech publication Famitsu, Sony Computer Entertainment of Japan ...

Be Careful When Discarding Old Smartphones and Electronics

Michael Gregg | Posted 02.25.2013 | Technology
Michael Gregg

It doesn't take a computer genius to be able to restore deleted information from a hard drive or other electronic device anymore.

Gerry Smith

Why Adam Lanza May Have Failed To Cover His Digital Tracks | Gerry Smith | Posted 12.19.2012 | Technology

Before going on a murderous rampage last week, Adam Lanza reportedly took a dramatic step to erase his digital history: He removed the hard drive from...

Microsoft And Google Want To Keep Details Of Their Legal Fight A Secreeeet

Reuters | Posted 02.13.2013 | Technology

SEATTLE (Reuters) - Microsoft Corp and Google Inc's Motorola Mobility unit have requested a federal judge in Seattle to keep secret from the public va...

Xbox Takes Another Step Toward Killing Your Cable Box

AP | Posted 02.09.2013 | Technology

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Microsoft is rolling out dozens of new apps for the Xbox 360, building on statistics that show members of its paid online subscri...

When Will The Next Xbox Hit Stores?

The Huffington Post | Catharine Smith | Posted 11.30.2012 | Technology

It has been seven years since Microsoft released a new Xbox, but gamers may not have much longer to wait for the next generation. Unofficially know...

Best Cyber Monday Deals At Walmart

Posted 11.26.2012 | Technology

Goodbye Black Friday, hello Cyber Monday. After what was for many a Turkey leftover-filled weekend, the online-only counterpart to last Friday's mega-...

IPTV Innovation in France: Dailymotion App on Microsoft's Xbox is Platform for Orange TV Channels

Andy Plesser | Posted 05.30.2013 | Media
Andy Plesser

MONACO -- In a major alliance with Microsoft, France Telecom's Orange is delivering its offering of television channels to its customers  via...

Nintendo's Not Just Competing Against Microsoft Anymore

AP | BARBARA ORTUTAY | Posted 01.18.2013 | Technology

NEW YORK (AP) — In the six years since the last major video game system launched, Apple unveiled the iPhone and the iPad, "Angry Birds" invaded smar...

Halo Returns

AP | JOHN KOSIK | Posted 01.08.2013 | Technology

Microsoft's wildly successful foray into console gaming begins with two words: Halo and Bungie. "Halo: Combat Evolved" and its sequels ...

Jason Gilbert

Will Microsoft's New Music Service Make You Cancel Your Spotify? | Jason Gilbert | Posted 10.15.2012 | Technology

Microsoft on Monday morning officially unveiled a promising new music service for PCs, tablets, laptops and the Xbox gaming console called Xbox Music....

Microsoft Wants To Compete With Spotify Now

AP | Posted 12.14.2012 | Technology

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Buyers of tablets that run Microsoft's newest operating system, Windows 8, are in for a pleasant musical surprise: They'll be abl...

Microsoft Expects 100K Apps for Windows 8 in 90 Days, 400 Million Users by July

Andy Plesser | Posted 05.30.2013 | Technology
Andy Plesser

Later this month Microsoft will debut Window 8, an app-like interface which appears the same across the desktop, tablet, phone and Xbox.  The...