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Microsoft is advising potential holiday shoppers that it is completely out of Microsoft Band inventory online at the Microsoft Store. Microsoft suggests that customers who are interested in grabbing a Microsoft Band stop by their Microsoft retail store to see if local locations will have any inventory available. As a consolation for interested Band users, Microsoft also issued a $10 gift code for a $50 or more Microsoft Store purchase in the email for your hardship in locating a Band.

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Porting games to Windows Phone and Windows 8 is about to get a whole lot easier. A new company called 'Game Troopers' has launched as an independent game publishing service today, and claims to be solely devoted to bringing games from other platforms to the Windows ecosystem. The first batch of games slated to be ported by the company includes Tiny Troopers, Make it Rain: The Love of Money, and Abyss.

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T-Mobile took a big step forward today in the realm of transparency over customer data allotments and throttling. A statement released by the FCC indicates that T-Mobile will begin providing a link to a speed test that will provide accurate results for users who have already been throttled for the month, rather than displaying potential network speeds as it currently does. In addition, the magenta carrier said it would be clearer about data throttling in its text alerts once users have gone over their high speed data cap for the month.

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Sorry everyone, there is no 'Out This Week Segment' today since this week's release is held to a single digital release, Geometry Wars 3: Dimensions. So instead, we decided to put together a list of our favorite Xbox One games that will be on sale for Black Friday.

We're going to break this down by retailers and include which games they have the best deals on that way it doesn't get repetitive. We'll include games from major retailers such as the Microsoft Store, Target, and Best Buy. For those that are looking for Xbox One console bundles look no further than our Black Friday guide here.

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Media Browser, the all-in-one, well, media browsing app for Windows Phone, received a rather large update yesterday, bringing with it a number of new features and goodies. One of the biggest additions is Media Browser Connect, which allows users to access their server with a convenient login rather than dealing with connection details. In addition, the app grabbed other features such as automatic photo uploads, channels, playlists, and more.

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Users on the Windows 10 preview build 9879 are starting to see a patch being sent out via Windows Update. Dubbed the Windows Technical Preview November Update, the relatively small update clocks in at just 1.6 MB. At this time, it appears that the KB3019269 update is being pushed out to resolve the bluescreen error that some were experiencing.

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Killer Instinct - Season 2 gamers on the Xbox One can start downloading a new character, Kan-Ra, to play with starting today if they have purchased the $39.99 Ultra Edition of the fighting game. Folks who have elected to buy the $19.99 Combo Breaker edition can download Kan-Ra on Sunday, November 30 and he will be available as a stand alone purchase in November for $4.99.

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BT in early talks to purchase O2 or EE

According to reports, British Telecom is in early talks with Telefonica to purchase O2, the same mobile operator it released back in 2001. Not only has BT set its sights on O2, but the UK's largest network EE has also been offered in a separate deal.

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Microsoft is planning to release an update for both the Lumia 925 and Lumia 1020, to hopefully address freezing issues many owners have been reporting since updating to Windows Phone 8.1. There has always been the odd issue with the two Windows Phones since both were launched, be it freezing, random restarts or even the occasional serious brick.

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