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2 years ago

Watch Daniel's quick review of the Microsoft Band on the latest episode of Before You Buy

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We've been using the Microsoft Band for nearly a week. Daniel just joined the latest episode of TWiT's Before You Buy to review the Microsoft Band. The episode aired live yesterday but is now available for you to watch on YouTube or your favorite podcast app. Before You Buy is the show in the TWiT network where products and gadgets are reviewed on air. Let's see what Dan thinks of the MIcrosoft Band.

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2 years ago

Chimpact 2 Family Tree swings into Windows and Windows Phone

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It's hard to describe Chimpact 2 Family Tree. It's categorized as a platformer game, but it doesn't feel like any other platformer game I've played. Nevertheless, it's fun and it looks great. What's also cool about it is that you can buy it once, and play it on your Windows and Windows Phone devices. Want to see it in action? Watch our gameplay video with the Lumia 1520 and Surface Pro 3!

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2 years ago

New Lync 2013 app update now includes Windows Phone 8.1 support

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2 years ago

Lumia Cinemagraph Beta is now available to download with new sharing options

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Just yesterday, Microsoft detailed some changes coming to Cinemagraph's backend through OneDrive and today, that updated app is now available. Labeled as Lumia Cinemagraph Beta, the app can be downloaded through the Store though currently the link is not searchable (so you need the app's direct link, found below).

The biggest changes in this version affect how you share Cinemagraphs detailed in the Beta release notes.

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2 years ago

Some Xbox One owners can't currently sign into Xbox Live [Update: It's fixed]

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2 years ago

Band is 'a real pivot change' for Microsoft as they take on Google and Apple

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The Microsoft Band seems to have come out of nowhere from Redmond, but rumors of such a device in development have been circulating for some time. Indeed, building and researching the health tracker began nearly three years ago through the Xbox team's work on Kinect and motion control. That should tell you that the Band's hardware was in no way rushed.

However, it does seem that Microsoft jumped early on the release of the Band in order to make a splash in the market. In an article on the Seattle Times, Microsoft project manager Matt Barlow commented on the opportunity for the company to jump into the burgeoning health and technology business.

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2 years ago

These ultra-thin Lumia 920 hard cases come in 3 colors and are only $14.95 today!

2 years ago

Carrier IQ settles class-action lawsuit over consumer privacy

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Carrier IQ, whose software was used by carriers and phone manufacturers to collect network data, has settled a class-action lawsuit over violations of consumer privacy rights. Consumers felt that Carrier IQ's tracking was too extensive and invasive. The exact terms of the settlement have so far been undisclosed, and the settlement still needs to be finalized by the court.

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2 years ago

Dell just made their 11-inch Windows 8.1 tablet faster and lighter

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2 years ago

Prepare your decks as Magic 2015 finally blasts its way onto Xbox One

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Wizards of the Coast has unleashed its Magic 2015 title onto Xbox One. For those of you who aren't familiar with the game, Magic 2015 is a collectable card game where players are tasked with building card decks to take on both the AI and other players in complex battles. If you're a fan of magic and card collectable games, Magic 2015 - Duels of the Planeswalker may be right up your street.

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2 years ago

MixRadio takes music personalization to a whole new level

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2 years ago

First impressions: Pro Evolution Soccer 2015 for Xbox One

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2 years ago

Details surface on how the UK government is looking to address weak 2G signal issues

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The UK government still wishes to address problems with cellphone coverage across the UK, and details on how it wants carriers to do this have been shared today. In certain areas of the country, consumers find themselves with little to no connectivity, and while National Roaming has been touched on numerous times, it was rejected by major operators. The government has come up with some other ideas.

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2 years ago

Andromeda Blue RL, multiplayer space combat from your Windows Phone

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Andromeda Blue RL is a sci-fi styled combat game available in the Windows Phone Store that has you battling your opponent for control of a group of floating islands.

You can compete online against other Andromeda players or take on the computer in a single player game. The graphics and animations are nicely drawn up and overall, Andromeda Blue RL is a fun game to spend a little time with. Available for low-memory devices, the game does need a little fine-tuning, which should be taken care of in the near future.

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2 years ago

Acer's latest ad shows what the new Aspire Switch 12 is capable of

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