At last: a game console that doesn't require gaming.
Today Microsoft unveiled its next-gen console. Some of the rumors turned out to be spot-on. Others, not so much.
This screen aspect ratio makes no sense. Embrace the squarer display!
Because why not mix medicine with some Dance Central?
An interactive prototype mash-up of cardboard pixels and Microsoft Kinect.
It's not a tablet, despite its looks. But it is a gorgeous, impressively powerful, and very very small Windows 8 laptop--one of the best on the market.
Microsoft is "unlocking" the Xbox's Netflix app this weekend so users can watch a premiere without paying a monthly fee. But Netflix, and all the other video apps, should be unlocked all the time.
Play soccer, knock over some dominoes, and more activities you and Mirror You can enjoy.
Yes, that sounds confusing. But really, it's just a new way to search for people or information about people, using Facebook's massive stock of data.
Maps don't help much indoors, but that's about to change--thanks to you.
In case you're still confused (because it is confusing): the Microsoft Surface we've been talking about lately is the Surface RT, which is basically like a tablet. The Surface Pro, though it looks pretty much like the Surface RT, has full laptop capabilities, just like any other Windows 8 computer. And Microsoft just announced today that the Surface Pro will cost $900 for the 64GB version and $1000 for the 128GB version--though neither comes with the Touch Cover keyboard, which is pretty much essential, so you can add another $120 to that price. That'll make it more expensive than a Macbook Air. [Microsoft]
A 360-degree hinge seems like a gimmick but actually works really well--and helps make this the easy pick of the early Windows 8 laptops.
A Microsoft patent filing reveals a system that uses Kinect to charge per-viewer licensing fees.
The first crop of reviews of Microsoft's Surface--bar none, the most interesting and exciting gadget of the season--are out, and they're...mixed. Here's what we gleaned.
Throw away your crappy headphones. V-Moda's M-100s are incredible.