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Voice Command “Xbox Dinner” Delivers Pizza Hut to Xbox One Line At Best Buy

Waiting in line for an Xbox One launch day event can be a long and cold affair. My wife and I and all of our line buddies at Best Buy in Olathe, KS got a welcomed surprise that some would think could only happen in a dream! After cold temperatures, rain, sleet, snow and gusts of chilly winds, we were being chatted up by @Xbox on Twitter. The event to unfold would leave everyone in line warmer, fed... 

Windows Blue May Restore Start Menu Button with ‘Boot-to-Desktop’

Microsoft is planning to allow users who aren’t so fond of the new start screen interface, to switch back to the Start screen via Windows Blue or also known as Windows 8.1. With PC sales dropping, Microsoft may introduce a “Boot to Desktop” mode in the next update to Windows. A version of the new update was leaked out last month, and someone who examined the code discovered that... 

Office 365 vs Google Apps: Is Microsoft trying to be like Google?

Microsoft is trying to be a little more like Google. When you think of Microsoft you most likely think of Windows and Office. With the new Office 2013 launching, the team from Redmond is really trying to tie in other products besides the typical office suite. I say really trying because they are offering a few free add on services for the first time. Skype was purchased by Microsoft in 2011 and not... 

Microsoft Surface Pro vs Macbook Air: Ready to Take on the iPad Corporate Dominance

Microsoft is taking aim at corporate America with the upcoming Surface Pro tablet.  Currently, road warriors and frequent flyers make due with iPads or occasionally an Android tablet. I’m not saying the iPad is a poor choice,  it is the current market leader, but to use it as a desktop replacement takes some work. Apple does not have a true Microsoft Office replacement and the 3rd party... 

Microsoft Planning New Version of Windows 8: Windows Blue to be Released 2013

Microsoft has released a new operating system every few years since 1985 beginning with Windows 1.0. This trend could be changing according to a new report obtained by The Verge. An earlier leak in August seemed to suggest a similar quick update with the name of Windows Blue. It would be a mid-year release and a completely different strategy for the team in Redmond. Since that trusty first version,... 

Windows 8 Release Date Set for October 26, 2012: Preview Video

Microsoft Windows has been around for generations and over the years they have reinvented not only themselves but also the programming on Laptops and Desktops. With Window’s 7 being a major success it would be tough to duplicate, but Microsoft will try to do just that with the new Windows 8. The newest windows version is set to release in the United States this Friday, Oct. 26.  The ideal... 

Xbox Music Player Service Revealed by Microsoft

When it comes to listening to music there are very few sources that can rival the unique characteristics that have made Pandora enormously popular. Sirius radio, iTunes, and Spotify just to name a few that are increasingly popular for music lovers. Microsoft is looking to step up their music game and add their name as a reliable and popular music source to the public by introducing the new Xbox music. The... 

Microsoft Looks to Add to Popular Xbox Console with Xbox 8?

The gaming system world has made some tremendous strides from the early days of Sega and the original Nintendo to PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360. The Microsoft business itself  has been very popular with their products especially with their gaming system Xbox 360 and its motion sensor feature Xbox kinect. In order to keep up with the ever changing new technologies popping up yearly, putting out a... 

DNS Changer Virus: FBI Removal Tips & How To Check If You’ve Got Malware

People are starting to pay attention to the information about the DNSChanger Virus that has infected hundreds of thousands of systems in the United States and around the world. There could be up to 4 million infected hosts throughout the world. On July 9th, 2012 if you haven’t checked your system for the DNS Changer Virus and you have it, you will not be able to use the Internet. The effected... 

Download for Windows 8 Consumer Preview Released To Public

Microsoft Windows is taking a stab at the tablet and touch market by launching the Windows 8 Consumer Preview to the public. This version of Windows is very focused on touch devices like tablets and other computers that might include hand controlling components that allow users to swipe with their fingers and size with their fingertips. February 29th, 2012 marks the day the Microsoft released the... 
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