News for September 5th 2010

Hey it’s Sunday! it’s cold here in Pittsburgh this morning, woke up to a brisk 51F.. I know that's not exactly cold, but it’s been in the high 80s most of...

Is This All A Controlled Marketing Rollout?

Who’s up for conspiracy theories? OK, last week we see a series of new Windows Phone 7 devices get leaked. Today we learn a lot more about Xbox Live on Windows...

Deal Or No Deal: Vegas Gold Headed To Windows Phones

It looks like the casino game Deal Or No Deal: Vegas Gold is heading to Windows Phones since the achievements are loaded. Now don’t confuse this for just a Deal or...

Minecraft Coming to Xbox 1 This Friday

The incredibly addictive game Minecraft across many different platform is finally coming to Xbox 1 this Friday. New players will have to pay $19.99 for the new game and previous...

Mango’s Music Search Is OK But Doesn’t Trump Shazam

After reading the blog post from Microsoft about the new Music Search that was coming in Mango (and Xbox) I was pretty excited. In fact, I surmised that this would end...

The 800lb Gorilla Answers Back With A 16.04 Billion Q4

Say what you want about Microsoft, but one thing remains, they are still the 800lb Gorilla. Even though Apple laid down an impressive 15.7 Billion last quarter, it still came...

ZappoTV Launches Beta Android Version of Popular iOS App

More Android news today, Zappo TV comes to Android, in beta form but it’s here anyway. ZappoTV allows users to combine their media content via their mobile device and watch it...

More PS4 And Xbox 720 Rumored Specs

According to Eurogamer, the next generation gaming console from Sony and Microsoft will be running on an AMD Jaguar platform, which affords them both a super powerful eight-core CPU pushing...

Microsoft Adding 40 New Hires To The WP7 Team

If at first you don’t succeed…throw more resources at it until you do! That seems to be where MS is headed at this point. Forbes notes that since November job postings...

Cnet on WP7: Great Software, Bad Battery Life

Ina Fried at cnet has spent more than a month with Windows Phone 7 and is happy to report – it’s good. She notes that the flat look of the OS...