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What To Expect From Xbox In 2017

WHAT TO EXPECT FROM XBOX IN 2017

Microsoft had somewhat of a comeback year in 2016. The proliferation of backwards compatible titles helped convince a lot of Xbox 360...

Microsoft's Beam app starts challenging Twitch on Xbox One

MICROSOFT'S BEAM APP STARTS CHALLENGING TWITCH ON XBOX ONE

Last summer, Microsoft acquired livestreaming service Beam as part of its plans to further integrate its Xbox gaming platform with...

 
 
 
Play Xbox Live multiplayer services for free this weekend on Xbox One and 360

PLAY XBOX LIVE MULTIPLAYER SERVICES FOR FREE THIS WEEKEND ON XBOX ONE AND 360

Microsoft is allowing its gamers to play online multiplayer services on Xbox One and Xbox 360 - whether you have a Gold account or...

Xbox One and Windows 10 will have “more exclusive games” in 2017 than launched in 2016

XBOX ONE AND WINDOWS 10 WILL HAVE “MORE EXCLUSIVE GAMES” IN 2017 THAN LAUNCHED IN 2016

Along with launching “the most powerful console ever made this holiday,” Microsoft plans to deliver more exclusive games in 2017 than...

 
 
 
Weekend Deals: the cheapest PS4's and Xbox One's for 2017

WEEKEND DEALS: THE CHEAPEST PS4'S AND XBOX ONE'S FOR 2017

It's Presidents Day weekend and so many retailers are discounting appliances, TVs, and of course gaming equipment. If you're in the...

Bill Gates Proposes Robots Stealing Human Jobs Should Pay Income Taxes In The United States

BILL GATES PROPOSES ROBOTS STEALING HUMAN JOBS SHOULD PAY INCOME TAXES IN THE UNITED STATES

Bill Gates, the co-founder of Microsoft and world's richest man, is proposing an interesting idea for tax revenue. Gates said that...

 
 
 
Will iPhone 8 Have 3D Facial Recognition Like Microsoft Windows 10 Devices?

WILL IPHONE 8 HAVE 3D FACIAL RECOGNITION LIKE MICROSOFT WINDOWS 10 DEVICES?

Apple may be forgoing Touch ID technology in favor of 3D facial recognition. Mac Rumors has the news . “Apple's widely expected 5.8-inch...

 
 
 
Spend That Tax Refund On a New PC During Microsoft's Massive President's Day Sale

SPEND THAT TAX REFUND ON A NEW PC DURING MICROSOFT'S MASSIVE PRESIDENT'S DAY SALE

Take a good, hard look at the computer you're using right now. If it's seen better days (or if you just have a tax refund to spend),...

President's Day Sale: Save up to $1,100 on select Windows PCs from Microsoft

PRESIDENT'S DAY SALE: SAVE UP TO $1,100 ON SELECT WINDOWS PCS FROM MICROSOFT

Microsoft Store US is now offering discounts of up to $1100 on select Windows PCs as part of their President's Day Sale. For example,...

 
 
 
Nintendo Switch Digital Purchases Are Tied to an Account

NINTENDO SWITCH DIGITAL PURCHASES ARE TIED TO AN ACCOUNT

It's been revealed that the Nintendo Switch ties content purchases to a particular account, meaning players can reclaim games and DLC...

An Update on Tasktop-and the Future of Software Development

AN UPDATE ON TASKTOP-AND THE FUTURE OF SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT

You can learn a lot from a quick breakfast meeting. I'm at a French bakery in Assembly Row in Somerville, MA, with executives from...

 
 
 
Android and iOS accounted for 99.6 percent of new smartphones sold

ANDROID AND IOS ACCOUNTED FOR 99.6 PERCENT OF NEW SMARTPHONES SOLD

Here is a very unsurprising statistic: During the fourth quarter of 2016, Android and iOS accounted for 99.6 percent of all new smartphones...

PS4, Xbox One Multiplayer Both Free This Weekend

PS4, XBOX ONE MULTIPLAYER BOTH FREE THIS WEEKEND

Now's the time to dip your toes into online multiplayer, if you don't like the idea of paying for it. According to Polygon , both PlayStation...

 
 
 
Halo Wars 2 Review Roundup: An Evolutionary RTS Sequel

HALO WARS 2 REVIEW ROUNDUP: AN EVOLUTIONARY RTS SEQUEL

Critics are weighing in on Halo Wars 2 , praising its attempt to bring the RTS experience to consoles, while questioning the strength...

Cities: Skylines gets a spring 2017 window on Xbox One

CITIES: SKYLINES GETS A SPRING 2017 WINDOW ON XBOX ONE

Cities: Skylines was released in March of 2015 on PC, but an Xbox One port was supposed to follow at some point. So we waited, and...

 
 
 
Microsoft is taking Windows 10 testing in a whole new direction

MICROSOFT IS TAKING WINDOWS 10 TESTING IN A WHOLE NEW DIRECTION

Microsoft is getting serious about testing Windows 10 in a business environment, with the announcement of a new initiative: Windows...

Halo Wars 2

HALO WARS 2

It's been eight years since the original Halo Wars graced our Xbox 360s and in that time fans of the niche product have hoped almost...

 
 
 
Halo Wars 2 reviews round-up, all the scores

HALO WARS 2 REVIEWS ROUND-UP, ALL THE SCORES

Is Halo Wars 2 a decent RTS or are we looking at another mediocre attempt to make the genre work on consoles? We're just days away...

Halo Wars 2 Review - One of The Best Real Time Strategy Games of This Generation

HALO WARS 2 REVIEW - ONE OF THE BEST REAL TIME STRATEGY GAMES OF THIS GENERATION

Perspective. Balance. Precision. Those are the three words that come to mind when playing through developer 343 Industries and The...