Topic: Microsoft

Xbox One Crosses 5 Million Consoles Shipped…Microsoft Quiet on Units Sold
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Xbox One Crosses 5 Million Consoles Shipped…Microsoft Quiet on Units Sold

A couple days ago, Sony announced that the PlayStation 4 had sold 7 million units in over 72 territories worldwide since its launch last November. Yesterday, Microsoft made an announcement of its own, reporting that … [Read more...]

Microsoft Will Soon Let Developers Respond to Your Windows Phone App Review
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Microsoft Will Soon Let Developers Respond to Your Windows Phone App Review

Perhaps you're a mobile application developer, frustrated at a particularly annoying review stuck on your precious app's product page that just spews out vicious misinformation, turning potential customers off for no … [Read more...]

Reports Say Yahoo & Microsoft Both Gunning for Google’s Search Spot on iOS
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Reports Say Yahoo & Microsoft Both Gunning for Google’s Search Spot on iOS

There’s an interesting relationship between Apple and Google. The two companies need each other; Apple needs to provide its users with access to Google’s great, in-demand services, and Google needs those users on its … [Read more...]

The PlayStation 4 is Selling So Well, Even Sony is Surprised
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The PlayStation 4 is Selling So Well, Even Sony is Surprised

Sony’s latest home game console, the PlayStation 4, has only been available for just shy of 6 months, and its success is unprecedented. As of April 6th, the company reported that it has sold a whopping 7 million … [Read more...]

IRS Misses Windows XP Deadline, Pays Microsoft About Half a Million for Support
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IRS Misses Windows XP Deadline, Pays Microsoft About Half a Million for Support

Remember a couple weeks ago when we found out that the British Government had to pay Microsoft about $9.2 million to extend Windows XP support for the entire country for another year? It turns out that our cousins across … [Read more...]

Here’s What Changed in Yesterday’s Windows 8.1 Update
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Here’s What Changed in Yesterday’s Windows 8.1 Update

Users of Microsoft’s Windows 8.1 may have noticed a rather large OS update yesterday—that’s Windows 8.1 Update 1, if you were wondering. The update brought a whole bunch of new bits and pieces to the table to make … [Read more...]

‘Hitman: Absolution’ Free on Xbox 360 Without Xbox Live Gold [UPDATE]
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‘Hitman: Absolution’ Free on Xbox 360 Without Xbox Live Gold [UPDATE]

Here's an interesting development. According to a Reddit post, a digital copy of Hitman: Absolution is now free for the Xbox 360 whether you have an Xbox Live Gold subscription or not. The game was originally a Games … [Read more...]

Microsoft Bringing 360 Games to Xbox One; Retail Price Cuts Continue
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Microsoft Bringing 360 Games to Xbox One; Retail Price Cuts Continue

The current console war between Microsoft and Sony is barely half a year old, but conventional wisdom says that the PlayStation 4 is winning over the Xbox One pretty handily so far. But Microsoft seems determined to … [Read more...]

Weekend Wrap-Up: Amazon Unveils Fire TV; Microsoft Brings Back the Start Menu
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Weekend Wrap-Up: Amazon Unveils Fire TV; Microsoft Brings Back the Start Menu

Happy Sunday! It's time once again for the Weekend Wrap-Up, where we run down the top tech stories from the past week and get you up to speed. We have some pretty big stories to recount for this week's edition, so let's … [Read more...]

British Government Signs Deal with Microsoft to Extend Windows XP Support to Entire Nation
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British Government Signs Deal with Microsoft to Extend Windows XP Support to Entire Nation

As you probably know by now, Microsoft will stop supporting Windows XP—a version of its operating system that’s been around since 2001, making it a twelve-year-old OS—on April 8. That’s next week. The company’s … [Read more...]