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HOW and WHY you should upgrade your computer to Windows 10

Windows 10 began its rollout on July 29th. With the Windows 8 problems, many people were hesitant about upgrading their system, but overall the reviews are very positive. If you haven't already upgraded, we are here to help. Windows 10 is free, and if you are on a validated copy of a previous...
Oculus Rift and Xbox One

Oculus Rift will include Xbox One wireless controller, will support Xbox-to-PC game streaming

Microsoft may be developing its own HoloLens technology, but it is also going to enter the traditional virtual reality space with a new partnership with Oculus. Every one of the company's Oculus Rift headset will include one of Microsoft's Xbox One wireless controllers. During today's Oculus...
Best Fitness Bands

Ultimate guide to buying the best fitness trackers

Finding the best fitness trackers is no easy task. Fitness trackers are part of a rapidly growing category at the moment. We've been seeing bands from the likes of FitBit and Jawbone, both of whom have released several models over the years. We've also been seeing new bands from established names...
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Microsoft's smartwatch rumored to be compatible with iPhone, Android and Windows Phone

While Microsoft has yet to make anything official on the wearables front, we've seen plenty about their rumored smartwatch lately. From what we've seen so far, their offering will be a slim design that offers a slew of fitness features and also has a removable watch body that fits snuggly into a...

Will Microsoft succeed in the Internet of Things?

Ever since Steve Ballmer stepped down to make room for Satya Nadella as the new CEO of Microsoft, the company has been loudly talking about its mobile first, cloud first strategy and the Internet of Things (IoT). I think this change in how Microsoft talks about itself makes sense. After all, the...
Vector 41: Mergers and accusations

Vector 41: Mergers and accusations

Vector is Mobile Nations technology news and analysis show featuring the biggest stories, the hottest trends, and the most interesting guests in the industry. On this week's show, Ben Bajarin of Techpinions talks with Rene about mergers, including the just-completed Microsoft and Nokia, the...
Microsoft Smartwatch

Microsoft smartwatch teased with recent patent filing, looks super sleek

It's no secret that Microsoft is working on a smartwatch of some kind. We've seen patents filed and have heard rumors for quite some time. Wearables and the Internet of Things is the future of technology and one Microsoft is intent on being a big part of. Today we're looking at a patent granted...

PS4 or XBOX One - Which do you prefer?

There's a battle going on right now and your living room is at the forefront of it all. It's a battle that has been going on for years and once again, each party has upped the stakes. For those of us who like to play video games and have our living rooms connected, things have begun anew. Sony...
Assorted Watches

Microsoft teases smartwatch tech in latest patent finding

Rumors have been floating around for a while now about a smartwatch offering from Microsoft, and while we've yet to see anything solid, some new patent applications have turned up that show off what looks to be a new smartwatch. According to the documents, the device itself looks to be sporting...