Mandatory Kinect: Gone. Xbox Live Gold subscription requirement for streaming media apps: Gone. The Xbox One of today is officially no longer the Xbox One Microsoft intended, but that's a good thing for everyone.
Reports suggest Microsoft is about to stop making you pay a second time to access streaming content through your Xbox. Finally.
Some users commenting about Windows Phone 8.1's browser complain about how it handles tabs.
You can use it to tell when your controller is on or to aid the PlayStation Eye, but the real reason Sony put the light bar on the DualShock 4 was virtual reality.
With Apple's PR chief stepping down, we ask whether the company's public-relations strategy can translate elsewhere. Also, we discuss the relative merits of App.net, RSS, and a hypothetical Surface mini. With guests Caitlin McGarry, Dan Frakes, and Brad Chacos.
With the long-rumored Surface Mini possibly a-coming, here's what we know about Microsoft's micro-tablet so far.
Xbox chief Phil Spencer puts the kibosh on a dedicated portable Xbox console, instead implying that Windows Phone is the future.
That's according to Variety, which says a more traditional TV program will air on the pay TV channel, as opposed to the interactive version Xbox Entertainment Studios is developing for Xbox consoles.
Reading List and Movie Moments are both great fits for Windows Phone and add to Microsoft's 'One Windows' vision.
But games will be subject to approval from local authorities, which means violent ones may not pass.