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Microsoft’s Xbox One is Getting a Media Remote in Early March

Microsoft’s Xbox One is Getting a Media Remote in Early March

Microsoft is making its Xbox One Media Remote official on Thursday. After details emerged briefly on Amazon last week, Thursday's announcement confirms the Media Remote will be available in early March for Xbox One owners. The Media Remote will allow Xbox One users to navigate, launch, and control media apps, and it will ...

PlayStation 4 Outsold the Xbox One in January, But Game Sales Unclear

PlayStation 4 Outsold the Xbox One in January, But Game Sales Unclear

Sony and Microsoft are both trumpeting market share wins from NPD’s January US gaming data. Sony declared its PlayStation 4 the top-selling console last month, while Microsoft took credit for selling the most games. Sony’s success with the PS4 has managed to dethrone the Xbox 360, which was NPD’s highest-selling ...

Report: Microsoft is Building an ‘Xbox Reader’ App for Windows 8

Report: Microsoft is Building an ‘Xbox Reader’ App for Windows 8

Microsoft has already built Xbox Music and Xbox Video apps for Windows 8, but the next target is books. A recent Microsoft job listing, discovered by Chinese Microsoft blog LiveSino, notes that the software giant is looking to hire a software design engineer to build "a groundbreaking interactive reading app on Windows, ...

Xbox One’s First Major Update Arriving on February 11

Xbox One’s First Major Update Arriving on February 11

When the first component of Xbox One's spring update arrives on February 11th, it'll be a few weeks ahead of the first spring flowers sprouting. Like those flowers, much of what's contained in the February update is under the surface: Kinect voice recognition improvement, tools for developers and "stability and product ...

Microsoft’s Kinect is Monitoring the DMZ Between North and South Korea

Microsoft’s Kinect is Monitoring the DMZ Between North and South Korea

North Korea and South Korea are separated by the most heavily armed border on Earth. But rest easy, there's a new guard on the lookout: Kinect. Self-taught South Korean programmer Jae Kwan Ko developed a Kinect-based software system to monitor the DMZ (Demilitarized Zone), which separates the two countries. It was deployed ...

Xbox One Leak Sets Dates for Console Update, Upcoming ‘AAA’ Games

Xbox One Leak Sets Dates for Console Update, Upcoming ‘AAA’ Games

Microsoft is preparing to release its first major Xbox One dashboard update in March. Sources familiar with the plans have revealed to The Verge that the update will focus on fixing a number of issues with the Xbox Live service on the console, alongside other system fixes. Party-chat problems and issues with the usability ...

Microsoft’s Xbox One Biggest Problem is Small … Literally

Microsoft’s Xbox One Biggest Problem is Small … Literally

The Xbox One has a big problem. While things might not be as bad as they are for the Wii U, the Xbox One isn’t without its flaws, and its biggest issue is storage capacity. This has been a known issue. Microsoft is working on the issue, but there’s not a solution in place right now. The 500 GB hard drive that comes ...

Shelly Palmer Radio Report – December 5, 2013

Shelly Palmer Radio Report – December 5, 2013

Thinking of picking up a brand new video game console this holiday season? You might want to hold off on the Xbox One and PlayStation 4. While the latest and greatest consoles from Microsoft and Sony will soon be the new kings of the video game world, high prices and a lack of games make them less appealing than their ...

Microsoft’s ‘Project Spark’ Beta Lets You Create Xbox One Games on Windows 8.1

Microsoft’s ‘Project Spark’ Beta Lets You Create Xbox One Games on Windows 8.1

Microsoft is launching a beta version of Project Spark on Tuesday, its game-maker project for Windows 8.1, Xbox 360, and the new Xbox One console. Project Spark is essentially a tool to allow developers, enthusiasts, and gamers to build a game within a game. Players can build custom worlds, characters, and animations from ...

“Xbox, Go to Review”: Microsoft’s Xbox One, Reviewed

“Xbox, Go to Review”: Microsoft’s Xbox One, Reviewed

Microsoft’s Xbox One launched last week in 13 markets for $499 USD, and sold a million units within 24 hours, just like the PlayStation 4. Also like the PlayStation 4, the Xbox One had tech issues marring an otherwise solid launch – some people complained of malfunctioning disc drives, though Microsoft is taking care of ...