Fix Xbox Sign-In Failure On Windows 10 Build 14942

Microsoft released Windows 10 Build 14942 from Redstone 2 last week to the Fast Ring Windows 10 Insider Preview users. One of the new improvements in Windows 10 Build 14942 includes changes to how the operating system handles service hosts. In the past, grouping services into service hosts was used to save memory. Now, most [...]

By |2016-10-16T15:53:16-05:00October 9th, 2016|Categories: Apps|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Windows 10 Event Recap

Here are the main announcements from today's Microsoft Windows 10 event. You can watch the keynote here. General Introduction: - For 1 year after the release of Windows 10, you can get a free upgrade if you're running Windows 8.1, Windows Phone 8.1, and even Windows 7! - Microsoft will continuously upgrade Windows 10 for [...]

Microsoft XBox Announcements At E3

Microsoft has a few announcements today at the E3 2013 gaming conference, Microsoft has announced changes to its Xbox Live subscriptions, doing away with the Microsoft Points, and a new Xbox 360. They've also just announced pricing and availability of the new Xbox One. Xbox One The new Xbox One will be released this November [...]

By |2016-10-16T15:57:35-05:00June 10th, 2013|Categories: Gaming|Tags: , , , , , , |5 Comments

EA Enables Gamers To Use A Single Login Across All Platforms

One feature that many casual gamers have waited for is the ability to stop playing a game on one device and start playing where you left off on another. Very few games have this ability, and now EA has upgraded their system to allow this, whether you're playing a game on Facebook, Origin, Playstation, Xbox, [...]

By |2016-10-16T15:58:39-05:00February 27th, 2013|Categories: Gaming|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |1 Comment

Slacker Radio Now Available On The XBox 360

I've been a fan of Slacker Radio for some time now. They recently did a massive overhaul of their services, including their website and their mobile apps and they also have a Windows 8 app. Today, Slacker has released an app for the Xbox 360! Along with the new service comes a new Videogame Music [...]

By |2016-10-16T15:58:42-05:00February 26th, 2013|Categories: Apps, Gaming|Tags: , , , , , |2 Comments

XBox 720 Spec Rumor

While there's plenty of rumors floating around about the Xbox 720 and the PS4, not much has been announced officially yet. There should be some information at the E3 conference in a few months and rumors are that both systems would be available by the 2013 holiday season. The latest rumor today talks about the specs for the Xbox 720. These leaked specs include an 8-core 1.6GHz processor, 8GB of DDR3 RAM, an 800MHz graphics card, a 6x Blu-ray drive, USB 3.0, and gigabit ethernet.

By |2016-10-16T15:59:12-05:00January 21st, 2013|Categories: Gaming|Tags: , , |2 Comments

Microsoft PLAY – Bringing XBox Games To Windows 8/RT

Windows 8 and Windows RT systems are now able to access some Xbox games through a system known as Microsoft PLAY. This system is part of PlayXBLA, aka Xbox Live Arcade, Microsoft’s initiative dedicated to bringing games developed in part (or in whole) by Microsoft itself, often collaborating with independent development studios to bring optimized [...]

By |2016-10-16T15:59:13-05:00January 16th, 2013|Categories: Apps|Tags: , , , , |1 Comment

Happy Holidays 2012 Edition

With it being holiday season for 2012, I want to wish everyone a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! When it comes to technology, 2012 will be one for the history books with big releases from Microsoft, Apple, and Google, among others. What's on your holiday wish list? Are you holding out for any [...]

By |2016-10-16T15:59:20-05:00December 24th, 2012|Categories: Personal|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Microsoft SkyDrive Coming To XBox 360 Today

As a part of Microsoft's efforts to streamline their services, later today you'll be able to get a SkyDrive app on your XBox 360. The SkyDrive app supports Kinect voice and gesture control as well as controller input, although voice activation is not currently available in every language. When the app goes live, just turn [...]

By |2016-10-16T15:59:27-05:00December 11th, 2012|Categories: Gaming|Tags: , , , |1 Comment
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