Tag: Microsoft

Nov 28 2017

December 2017 Xbox Live Games With Gold

Coming up on December already huh? Well, at least we know what the final Games with Gold titles for this year will be. That’s something, right? No? Well we’re looking at them anyway because, it’s just what I do around here. On the Xbox One we have Warhammer: Endtimes – Vermintide and Back to the …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://www.xadara.com/december-2017-xbox-live-games-with-gold/

Nov 06 2017

Why I’m Not Buying An Xbox One X – For Now, Anyway

Today, November 7th, marks the release day for the Xbox One X, a console I’ve been waiting years for. Specification wise, the machine is a powerhouse, to be sure – currently, it’s the “most power” game console available, and honestly I want it. That simple. I want to go out and buy one today. Well, …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://www.xadara.com/why-im-not-buying-an-xbox-one-x-for-now-anyway/

Oct 27 2017

The Kinect Is Dead

So, in more gaming news over the past few days, Microsoft announced that they were ending sales of the Kinect accessory and, I can only presume,  no more game software will be released that supports, or at least none that will absolutely require, the device. I’d say, about time. While the Kinect in principle isn’t …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://www.xadara.com/the-kinect-is-dead/

Oct 26 2017

November 2017 Xbox Live Games With Gold

Looks like Microsoft released this list a little later than they normally would, but that’s okay. Here we have the next set of Games with Gold for November, 2017, and honestly, even I’ll admit, this is a pretty pathetic list. Let’s begin: On the Xbox one we have Trackmania Turbo and Tales from the Borderlands. …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://www.xadara.com/november-2017-xbox-live-games-with-gold/

Oct 23 2017

Windows 95 – A First Look (1996 VHS Tape)

Windows 95 was a big change to how many people used their computers. Beyond introducing the Start Menu, it was in some ways so different that it could prove difficult for many users to adapt to. To that end, many companies produced VHS tapes designed to help ease people into the new, but very capable, …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://www.xadara.com/windows-95-a-first-look-1996-vhs-tape/

Sep 28 2017

October 2017 Xbox Live Games With Gold

If this entry seems short, forgive me – I had an entire standard GwG article typed, and WordPress decided it would be good to just completely fail at the exact moment I saved the draft post. Anyway, here we go with October’s Games with Gold lineup. As is typical, nothing too much in the way …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://www.xadara.com/october-2017-xbox-live-games-with-gold/

Sep 20 2017

HP Computers Aren’t Booting Properly After A Recent Windows Update

A little while ago, I got a message from a friend of mine telling me he damn near called tech support regarding his new (read, $1000 kind of new ) computer – after a round of Windows updates it wasn’t booting. Right about as he was going to dial them it finally got going, and …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://www.xadara.com/hp-computers-arent-booting-properly-after-a-recent-windows-update/

Sep 05 2017

Understanding Backwards Compatibility On The Xbox One – A Quick Mini-Guide

xbox logo

You wouldn’t think something like this would still be as confusing an issue as it is, but the seemingly simple idea of playing an Xbox 360 game on the Xbox One can be incredibly complex to some people. Indeed, in my work video game sales, I often get asked details on this, and when I …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://www.xadara.com/understanding-backwards-compatibility-on-the-xbox-one-a-quick-mini-guide/

Aug 26 2017

September 2017 Xbox Live Games With Gold

We’re coming up on another month, which means, yes, another set of games free with Xbox Live Gold. Wow, that reads like a paid advertisement if I’ve ever seen one. Let’s try this again – new month, new games, same old same old. I just really need to pad these out. Anyway, yeah, September games …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://www.xadara.com/september-2017-xbox-live-games-with-gold/

Jul 26 2017

Let’s talk about Microsoft Paint

A couple of days ago, the internet was seemingly enraged over the announcement that the next Windows 10 update would remove the legendary paint program from Windows. Oh yes, people got pissed. Then, the next day Microsoft decided to announce that paint isn’t going anywhere; at least, not in principle. Here’s what’s up: Paint 3D …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://www.xadara.com/lets-talk-about-microsoft-paint/

Load more