Star Wars Comes To Minecraft

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If you’ve got the Xbox One or 360 versions of Minecraft, you can now download a skin pack of Star Wars characters for $2.99. The full list is: 4-LOM Admiral Ackbar AT-AT Pilot Ben Kenobi Bib Fortuna Blockade Runner Soldier Boba Fett Bossk C-3PO Cantina Band Member Chewbacca Darth Vader Dengar Emperor Emperor’s Royal Guard […]

The Best Way to Deal With Computer Illiterate People [Pic]

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This might be fake, but I don’t care, it made me laugh anyway! [Via]

OMG WHY: Windows 95 Running on a SmartWatch [Video]

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So, everyone is talking about smartwatches these day, so Corbin Davenport decided to install an emulator on his android-based Samsung Gear Live device and run Windows 95 on it. Is this going too far? :) [Corbin Davenport | Via]

Whatever Happened To Windows 9?

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When Microsoft announced the successor to Windows 8 will be called Windows 10, most of us wondered what happened to Windows 9. Now a self-professed Microsoft developer has suggested the reasons might date back to the last millennium. During the presentation to announce the new system, Microsoft didn’t give any clear explanation, but hinted at […]

A First Look at Windows 10

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On September 30th, 2014, Microsoft Announced the next OS in the Windows line: Windows 10. Yep, they’re totally skipping Windows 9 since they claim the next operating system will be a huge leap forward technology and feature-wise. The new version will also bring back many features that were left behind in Windows 8 such has […]

Microsoft Sets Sights On Polling Firms

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Microsoft is using the wisdom of crowds theory to run a prediction service. It may use the technology to turn its Siri-alternative into an opinion pollster. After some previous trials, Microsoft has now launched the Microsoft Prediction Lab. It’s similar to an opinion poll or survey but rather than ask people what they want to […]

Bill Gates Geeks Out The Ice Bucket Challenge

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You’d think pouring a bucket of ice over your head to raise money and awareness for charity would be a simple task, in logistical terms at least. When you’re Bill Gates, though, there’s no situation that doesn’t lend itself to a bit of engineering. For those who’ve somehow missed it, the challenge is to raise […]

Xbox One News: Tomb Raider Exclusive, 1TB Bundle

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Microsoft has unleashed a stream of announcements about the Xbox One, following hot on the heels of revelations that the console has lost $400 million to date. Among the key points: Rise of The Tomb Raider (the first reboot sequel) will be exclusive to the console — no word yet on whether that will be permanent […]

Microsoft Shows Off ‘Hyperlapse’ Video

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Microsoft has demonstrated the results of an algorithm its developed to produce hyperlapse video: first-person time-lapse videos without the shakiness. The idea is to solve two related problems: first-person videos from activities such as extreme bike riding can be a bit dull viewed in full in real time; but speeding them up to a timelapse […]

Microsoft Ditches Android; Goes All In On Windows Phone

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Microsoft is ditching Android from its smartphone range. It’s part of a strategy on streamlining its phone operations, which will be a key part of the company’s biggest ever round of job cuts. When Microsoft took over Nokia’s handset division, it certainly appeared that continuing to produce both Windows Phone and Android handsets was an […]

Aaron Paul’s Voice Trolls Xbox Users

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If you walked into your living room to find Aaron Paul had switched on your Xbox, you’d be confused. But that’s just what the Breaking Bad star — or at least his voice — has been doing according to users. Paul’s voice appears in a television commercial for the Xbox One in which he demonstrates […]

E3 Hit By Outbreak Of Déja Vu

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The first day of the E3 games event was dominated by the major players and it seems they’ll be playing it safe, with announcements of a host of sequels and re-releases for the new generation of consoles. Microsoft’s big Xbox One announcement of the day was Halo: The Master Chief Collection. It’s a single $60 package […]