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Nokia 130

TechComments ⋅ 10 days ago
Microsoft proves it isn’t done yet with “dumbphones” as it introduces the no-frills Nokia 130. Harkening back to the mobile phones of old and developed with developing markets in mind, the 130 comes powered by Series 30+ software an...

Watch the Trailer for the Live Action Series Halo: Nightfall

EntertainmentComments ⋅ Jul 25, 2014
Microsoft and executive producer Ridley Scott have released the first trailer for the live action video series Halo: Nightfall. Taking place between the events of Halo 4 and the upcoming Halo 5: Guardians, Nightfall tells the story of Jameson Locke,...

Microsoft Unveils the Surface Pro 3

TechComments ⋅ May 21, 2014
Billed as “the tablet that can replace your laptop,” Microsoft presents its brand new Surface Pro 3. The latest addition to its Surface range of tablets, the Surface Pro 3 builds on its predecessor to become the thinnest, lightest and mos...

Nas Teams Up with Google and Microsoft for Tech-Based Scholarships

MusicComments ⋅ Apr 21, 2014
General Assembly, a private technical school in New York has created a new fund designed to increase minority participation in the tech world, and it’s receiving help from none other than Nas. The hip-hop artist has enlisted the help of Hirepur...

The Story Behind Microsoft’s Famous XP Desktop Wallpaper

TechComments ⋅ Apr 14, 2014
Even if you’ve used other operating systems for your whole life, you’re bound to have encountered Microsoft’s “Bliss” wallpaper. The iconic photo – depicting a serene grassy plain against a perfect blue sky – seems someh...

Titanfall SXSW Launch Recap

VideosComments ⋅ Mar 24, 2014
SXSW (South by Southwest) has expanded beyond its roots in music over the past few years, attracting a diverse array of people to become an annual hub of art, technology and other cultures. Microsoft and Respawn sought to treat its gaming fans to a o...

Microsoft Appoints Satya Nadella As New CEO

TechComments ⋅ Feb 4, 2014
Long rumored, Satya Nadella’s appointment as Microsoft’s new CEO is now official. Credited with the growth of Microsoft Business Services – whose revenue has increased from $1.5 billion USD to over $5 billion USD in just five year&#...

Xbox One “Invitation” Commercial

EntertainmentComments ⋅ Oct 25, 2013
In light of the impending release of the Xbox One, Microsoft has unveiled an imaginative new commercial showing off some key features of the console. The “Invitation” commercial immerses viewers in the world of Xbox One, where entertainme...

Microsoft Unveils Surface 2 & Surface Pro 2

TechComments ⋅ Sep 23, 2013
A year after its initial introduction, Microsoft’s Surface tablet gets an upgrade with the unveiling of the brand new Surface 2 and Surface Pro 2. Thinner, lighter and faster than its predecessor, Surface 2 comes powered by an NVIDIA Tegra 4 pr...

Microsoft Announces the Official Release Date for the Xbox One

EntertainmentComments ⋅ Sep 4, 2013
Just two weeks – a very long two weeks for some – after Sony announced its next-gen console will be available starting November 15, Microsoft unveiled that its Xbox One will release on November 22 – one week before the retail craze of black Fri...

Microsoft Employees Get a Limited Edition White Xbox One

EntertainmentComments ⋅ Aug 26, 2013
In damn-I-need-a-new-job news, Microsoft has announced a select group of its employees will receive an all-white limited edition Xbox One when the next-gen console releases later this year. Upon a second look you can see the phrase “I MADE THIS” next...

Unboxing the Xbox One

EntertainmentComments ⋅ Aug 8, 2013
Fully unveiled earlier this summer ahead of the annual Electronic Entertainment Expo, Microsoft’s highly-anticipated Xbox One is set to go head-to-head with Sony’s PlayStation 4 in a war of next-gen consoles later this year. Ahead of the...

Xbox One to Launch This November for $500 USD

TechComments ⋅ Jun 10, 2013
Getting a jump-start on this year’s Electronic Entertainment Expo, Microsoft finally revealed concrete launch info for its highly-anticipated Xbox One console. Fans can expect the Xbox One to launch across the globe on November 30, 2013 at a si...

A Closer Look at the Xbox One

EntertainmentComments ⋅ May 22, 2013
Following yesterday’s grand unveiling comes a closer look at Microsoft’s upcoming Xbox One – the highly-anticipated follow-up to the Xbox 360. “Designed from the ground up to be the centerpiece of every living room,” the...

Microsoft Unveils the Xbox One

EntertainmentComments ⋅ May 21, 2013
Following months of speculation, Microsoft has officially unveiled the successor to the Xbox 360: the Xbox One. Designed not only for next-generation gaming but also intended to be a comprehensive entertainment experience, the Xbox One was described...