Former Lionhead Studios boss John Needham has taken over development of Microsoft's Xbox and HoloLens game platforms, while reporting to Microsoft Studios' portfolio investments teams Kudo Tsunoda.
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Microsoft has released the mid-range Lumia 640 and Lumia 640 XL in India. Both phones are the first to come with Windows Phone 8.1 Update 2 pre-installed which offers bluetooth keyboard compatibility.
Many USB SSD drives claim to get close to internal SSD speeds but very few do, with the USB Pocket SSD 120GB from VisionTek we see yet another company coming very close to reaching it though.
Microsoft has once again bought out a small startup company. This time in the form of LiveLoop, which allows users to share their PowerPoint presentations without having to download addition software.
We have three copies of the PlayStation 4 version of Zombie Army Trilogy. The cult horror series includes the first two games and comes to an apocalyptic conclusion with an epic new third chapter.
Google released an update for their iOS Google Play Music app earlier today, finally adding support for the iPad. The application allows you to store your music, download, stream and more.
PlexFit is a new Pebble app that allows users of the Smartwatch to get their Google Fit information onto their device. It has step counters now, and support for bike tracking is coming soon.
If you would like a simple way to keep track of what is happening in your home when you are away, the HomeMonitor HD can do live video feeds, record motion at set times and archive all video online.
Bose has long been classed as a company producing well made, but very expensive headphones. The QuietComfort 25 headphones are no exception, but do the sound and features really match the price?
The recently released Turtle Beach Ear Force Stealth 500X is the first fully wireless headset released on the Xbox One. DTS 7.1 surround, 15 hours of battery life and more - but does it sound good?
A newly released app which let users to watermark photos which they were uploading to Facebook has been removed by the company along with the photos users posted, in the run up to new privacy rules.
Turtle Beach has announced a number of new Xbox One related headsets at CES today, including the top-end wireless Elite 800X which comes with DTS Headphone: X 7.1, noise cancellation and more.
Microsoft has extended many of their weekly "Countdown to 2015" deals all the way through to January 6th, the deals are for both the Xbox One and Xbox 360 and have discounts up to 85%,
The Nest may have been released for some time in America, but it has only recently released the UK in its 2nd generation design. We check it out and see if all of the hype was really worth it.
It's time for another one of Microsoft's '12 Days of Deals' with the release of the Xbox One Assassin's Creed Unity bundle with a saving of up to $109.99. The deal will run for one day only.