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How to set up a USB external storage on Xbox One for new games and apps

If you got a shiny new XBox One for the holidays, you might want to expand the storage so that you can install all of your games. The good news is that you can add an external hard drive to your XBox One to add more storage. The original Microsoft XBox One offered 500GB of [...]

By | 2016-10-16T15:54:33+00:00 December 26th, 2015|Categories: Gaming|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Microsoft Expanding Windows 10 on XBox One Experience To All Preview Users

This weekend might become a good weekend for you if you're a Preview Participant for the XBox One. According to a tweet from Microsoft’s Partner Director of Program Management, Xbox and Windows Platform, Mike Ybarra, all users who have opted in for NXOE (New Xbox One Experience) will be in within 24 hours. This tweet [...]

By | 2016-10-16T15:54:52+00:00 October 17th, 2015|Categories: Gaming, OS|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

How To Use XBox One Wireless Display App

Microsoft released their Wireless Display app for the XBox One to preview users back in April. The XBox One Wireless Display app lets you project the screen of your laptop, tablet, or phone to your TV through your XBox One. There are some requirements for it to work properly. UPDATE 2017: The XBox Preview has [...]

By | 2017-01-08T11:19:57+00:00 October 13th, 2015|Categories: Gaming|Tags: , , , , |25 Comments

Recap of Microsoft’s October 6th Windows 10 Event

In case you missed it, Microsoft held their large Windows 10 event earlier this week, on October 6th. This was a busy week for me, so I haven't been able to write a recap until now, so I apologize for that. Microsoft announced some exciting devices coming soon, such as a Surface Book, Surface Pro [...]

Fix For Black Screen Starting Games On XBox One

If you're an Xbox One user, you might have run into this problem before. You go to play your favorite game like Call Of Duty: Ghosts and all you get is a black screen. You might have tried turning off the Xbox One, but what you might not have known is that the usual shutdown [...]

By | 2016-10-16T15:56:21+00:00 January 11th, 2014|Categories: Gaming|Tags: , , , , , |2 Comments

XBox One Voice Commands

If you're a proud new owner of an XBox One this holiday season, you're probably still learning everything about it. I was lucky enough to get mine on launch day and you can read my XBox One First Impressions article. Microsoft has been known for voice commands for years. They were one of the first [...]

By | 2016-10-16T15:56:22+00:00 December 26th, 2013|Categories: Gaming|Tags: , , , |3 Comments

XBox One First Impressions

I am now the proud owner of a Day One XBox One gaming console! I had it on pre-order over the summer and picked it up on launch day (after the launch party). I got my unit from the Microsoft Store at Woodfield Mall in Schaumburg, IL. The sales guy said the launch party was [...]

Microsoft Details Xbox One’s Reputation System

Microsoft has just unveiled its plans for a reputation system for its upcoming Xbox One gaming console. This new system will have different levels based on a reputation score. Gamers that get reported more often will get a lower score, for example. It'll probably also reward contributors, such as those that purchase things in the [...]

By | 2016-10-16T15:57:05+00:00 July 3rd, 2013|Categories: Gaming|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Microsoft Reverses XBox One DRM Policy

Microsoft announced details of the Xbox One on June 6th, and there was a lot of questions about the online requirements and DRM policy on used games. At that time, Microsoft announced that the Xbox One would be required to check-in online once every 24-hours to play disc-based games. They also had limitations on used [...]

By | 2016-10-16T15:57:19+00:00 June 19th, 2013|Categories: Gaming|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Microsoft Teams Up With PepsiCo For XBox One Promotions

This fall, around the launch of the xBox One, Microsoft is teaming up with PepsiCo for the biggest gaming promotion in brand history through its Doritos and Mountain Dew brands. They will reportedly be giving away thousands of xBox One systems! You can hop over to and enter your email address for future updates. [...]

By | 2016-10-16T15:57:24+00:00 June 14th, 2013|Categories: Gaming|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments