Microsoft debuted the Xbox One this afternoon live from a tent on its Redmond, WA. campus, putting to end months of speculation about the company’s next-generation video game console. Microsoft exec Don Mattrick called Xbox One out as an “all-in-one” box. The core strategy is “simple, instant, and complete.” It was debuted alongside a new gamepad as well as a new Kinect motion camera for Xbox One.
Just because you bought a new PC doesn’t mean you have to throw away the old PC. Here’s how to make the most of an older computer.
You’ve finally gone and bought a new PC. It has a boatload of memory, lots of cores, and a fast, modern graphics card. But now your old PC sits in a corner, and although you know it’s just a machine, it seems to be sulking like a puppy that missed its morning biscuit. It’s weird, but you feel guilty with the whole idea of throwing it out.
After all, it’s perfectly functional. When you first bought it, it was near state-of-the-art. If your new PC replaces one that’s really on its last legs, by all means, take it to a reputable electronics recycler. But it’s amazing how many users ditch perfectly good machines when they pick up a shiny new system.
You can do plenty of things with an old PC besides sending it to the recycling heap. Let’s take a look at a few ways you might put that old system to work.
You know what? There’s some pretty sweet gear at CES 2011: tablets galore, smart cameras, cool phones, audiophile pr0n. Woot! This little trade show might have a future! Check out some of our favorites.
The big news today for Google+ is that the service is getting some notable improvements to its notifications system, the biggest of which is syncing across all devices. With this improvement, when you read or dismiss a notification on one device, the same action will be reflected across all of your devices, so you won’t be bothered with repeat clicks and swipes.
Microsoft will expand its retail reach by opening hundreds of stores inside Best Buy locations across the U.S.
The Redmond, Wash., tech giant announced the new partnership with the electronics retailer Thursday, saying the Windows Store will give Microsoft more ways to showcase its devices to customers.
Earlier this year rival Samsung teamed up wth Best Buy to open 1,400 Samsung Experience Shops.
Microsoft on Thursday laid out the licensing framework for new and used games on its upcoming Xbox One console.
In a post on its Xbox news site, the software giant laid out its “platform policies and capabilities for game licensing,” which include the right of purchasers of physical discs to resell them through retailers without being charged a platform fee.
Apple is reportedly partnering with an outside company to offer a new trade-in service for iPhones at its retail stores, a program that remains unannounced.
Citing sources, Bloomberg says Apple is working with Brightstar, a Miami-based company that manages trade-ins and logistical efforts for other companies.
GAMES CONSOLE SHIFTER Microsoft has revealed the terms and conditions that will bind its Xbox One users to the company through their consoles and the internet.
The firm’s upcoming console has been a source of controversy, mostly about how often it has to be turned on and call home and what you can do withgames that you don’t like or have finished.
At this point, it should be fairly obvious that Samsung isn’t afraid to re-release its existing products in new colors. We’ve seen it happen with the Galaxy S III, Galaxy Note II and Galaxy S 4, and now it looks like the Samsung’s got some new paint jobs planned for the Galaxy Note 8.0 as well.
Using the Google Search app, users can quickly find nutritional information on more than 1,000 food items and meals.
Google’s latest voice-interactive Google Search app now can help users get nutritional details for more than 1,000 food items and meals, all by asking Google Search for help.