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Roundup: Android gaming consoles and controllers

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by 1 year ago
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Like many other Android fans, you love a good game. Whether it be a simple puzzle game or an all-out RPG, you love spending your free time playing Android games. With over 700,000 options on the Play Store, Android gaming is for real. The question is, which is the best way to play them? We’ll round up a few of the bigger players and most popular options.

Microsoft CEO calls Surface tablet sales “modest”

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by 1 year ago
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It’s been a little less than a month since Microsoft launched its Surface tablet, widely regarded as the flagship product for Windows 8. In a recent interview with a French magazine, Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer has revealed that Surface sales have been “modest”.

Why XBMC for Android is the single best version of XBMC

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by 2 years ago
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Apparently, the people behind the open source XBMC media center app, want to make XBMC for Android the best XBMC app there has ever been, on any platform, since the launch of the original Xbox. In particular, they think that XBMC for Android is a very different beast from the XBMC for iOS because of the following reasons: XBMC for Android will allow users to boot directly into XBMC XBMC for Android can launch Android apps When the launched Android app is closed, the user will be returned to XBMC When the Pivox XIOS box is turned on and begins booting, the boot screen…

Microsoft turns down Motorola’s settlement offer, Xbox consoles and Motorola smartphones could be banned from the US

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by 2 years ago
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TechCocktail/Flickr The Motorola vs Microsoft legal battle is apparently approaching a most unwelcomed decision in the form of a possible import ban for a number of Motorola Android smartphones, as well as Microsoft Xbox game consoles in the United States. This comes after Microsoft has turned down the latest settlement offer from Motorola (now under Google’s control). According to Microsoft, Motorola was willing to pay Microsoft 33 cents for each Android device they sell, while requesting to receive 2.25 percent off each Xbox, and 50 cents for each copy of Windows. So, why are these two tech giants looking to…