According to the latest rumours Microsoft will require gamers to have an always-on internet connection for the Next Xbox to work, while this doesn’t sound too far fetched, it would leave the lucrative second hand games market stuck between a rock and a hard place. The console is expected to ship with a new version [...]
Apple’s innovative use of the touchscreen was one the main reasons why Apple took the mobile world by storm and became the tech goliath we all know and love. But with Apple apparently preparing a new iPhone just four months after the release of the last – has Apple and many other tech giants lost their ability to really innovate in the mobile space, and are they just going through the motions?
As E3 and GDC draws closer rumours about the next Xbox and PS4 have really begun to gather pace with a spate of leaks appearing online almost daily, with the latest rumour supposedly uncovering the proposed specifications for the next Xbox. VGleaks (who? Precisely.) believe they’ve unearthed the full spec list for Microsoft’s next console, [...]
Both Sony and Microsoft have hit the headlines this week regarding their plans for the next Xbox and the PS4. While neither console has been officially announced it’s thought by many that both manufacturers will unveil replacement consoles, which are expected to be released this year. The countdown begins First of all, Microsoft big-wig Major [...]
Microsoft has announced that their all-singing-all-dancing Xbox 360 console will have 43 new media apps by end of the year, as the tech giant tries to consolidate its position as the go-to device for the living room.
All is not well at Microsoft. Windows boss Steve Sinofsky – who has just presided over Microsoft’s launch of Windows 8, Windows Phone 8 and Microsoft’s new tablet Surface – has left Microsoft after 23 years of service to the company. His departure takes place with immediate effect and has been replaced by Julie Larson-Green, [...]
Microsoft is setting it sights on taking on music streaming service Spotify with its own Xbox Music streaming service. The new service, which launches tomorrow on Xbox 360, will then be rolled out to Windows 8, their newly announced Surface tablet and Windows Phone 8.
Microsoft’s greatest challenge with this month’s release of Windows 8 is making its new app marketplace a success. In order to get as many apps on board, software developers will need to re-write their applications to take advantage of the new touchy, feely operating system – something that takes time and money. But many developers [...]