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Microsoft's Don Mattrick talks Xbox One, calls backwards compatibility backwards

One of the more controversial bits of news to come out of yesterday's Xbox One reveal was the discovery that the newly christened console would not be able to play Xbox 360 games. Backwards compatibility has been a sore subject for some gamers but Microsoft's Don Mattrick says the company is …

HTC One 'Google Edition' in the works -- report

The device will apparently run the standard version of Android 4.2.2 to appeal to those who want the stock version of Google's OS.<p>HTC is planning to take a page out of Samsung's book by launching a "Google Edition" of its One smartphone.<p>That's the word, at least, from unidentified sources for …

Android News

Get an entry-level Lenovo laptop for $284.99

It may not be ultra-thin or ultra-light, but this IdeaPad has ample horsepower for everyday computing.<p>Quick housekeeping note: Deals are available at the time I write about them, and I usually have no way of knowing how much inventory a seller has left. Unfortunately, occasionally an item sells out …

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How Xbox One opens the door for the next Apple TV

The new TV-gadget landscape is just getting started. The Xbox One is just the beginning...and Apple is far from out of the game.<p>Imagine this.<p>It's 2014. Apple has gathered everyone together for a special event. As Tim Cook presents, he says, "Today we're introducing three revolutionary new products. …

Smart TV

Teaching Your Dog to Come

There is a great line in a book by French writer Antoine De Saint-Exupery, <i>The Little Prince</i>. In a final exchange between the fox and the Little Prince, the animal reminds him, "One sees clearly only with the heart. Anything essential is invisible to the eyes ... You become responsible forever for …

Microsoft’s Cheap Shot At The iPad Actually Points Out Exactly Why Windows 8 Tabs Suck

Being behind in a market sucks, and it’s understandable to want to lash out at the top dog, as Microsoft has shown it’s willing to do with Google in search and email, and now with Apple in tablet computers. A brand new Windows 8 ad pits the iPad against Microsoft’s Windows 8 tablet, in an attempt …