In March of 2013, two months before Microsoft officially unveiled the Xbox One, they accidentally mailed one of their prototype units to a random customer. For years that story has remained quiet—until today.
Hello, young person! Do you want to get lit on a Monday night at the “exclusive after party” thrown by Microsoft? You’re in luck!
I’m not going to waste too many words selling you on that first idea. Of course teleportation is the best superpower, and I’m confident you know that regardless of how you feel about planes, trains, or automobiles. Teleportation is so good that if you had one wish, and world peace was on the table, I wouldn’t begrudge…
It wasn’t always the most reliable—especially over the last few months—but for myself and many, many other Xbox 360 users the aging console still holds an important role as a second screen source for watching ESPN content. That will come to an end next week, as the Worldwide Leader ends support for the eleven-year-old…
Have you resigned yourself to the fact that in the future, you’ll be required to strap on a headset or facemask of some kind just to enjoy basic entertainment?
Microsoft has been on a season-long campaign to make sure you know the tablet computers on NFL sidelines are their Surface models, not iPads. Like most Microsoft products, the Surface tablets are crashing—at least those on the New England sideline. Money well-spent, Microsoft.
The “mainstreaming of esports” is continuing, with ESPN saying this week that they will broadcast parts of the Halo Championship Tour event at the X Games in Aspen on the main network at the end of the month, while streaming it on WatchESPN. It’s a move that will give the surprisingly low-profile Halo competitive…
This season, every NFL player will wear a motion tracking chip—and we’re now getting a look at how the data these chips collect will be shown to fans in instant replays. This is the beginning of something beautiful.
It’s more nuanced than you think.
Longtime enforcer Tie Domi appeared on TSN radio yesterday afternoon, and wouldn't you know it, it was a good day to have opinions on the Leafs. But Domi didn't want to talk about the Leafs; he just really, really wanted to talk about Microsoft.
In May of last year, when Microsoft first unveiled the Xbox One, they made grand, lofty promises. Here was the console that would change the way we watch TV, revolutionizing all things NFL and enhancing our football Sundays forever and ever.
Tonight, when the New York Giants face off against the Buffalo Bills in the first NFL preseason game of the year, something will be different. The game itself will still be the 11-person smash-em-up affair that we all know and love, but the sidelines will be seeing a significant upgrade—the Sideline Viewing System,…
Did someone say this was Pro Evolution Soccer? Because this looks more like WWE 2k14, or maybe a Monty Python sketch.
We can't even pretend we're not enamored with Google here at Lifehacker, but there is life on the other side. While the quality of search results is largely subjective (contrary to what the Bing Challenge would have you believe), there are some things that are definitely better in Microsoft's garden.
In the world of fantasy football, there's nothing worse than showing up to your league’s draft unprepared. Inevitably, you’ll be under the gun as the clock ticks down and you need to get your next draft pick submitted, and you can’t find the right player to add to your team. Your fumbling draws the ridicule of your…
Bing is apparently giving up on that elusive non-New York market, transforming their front page into a tribute to the Yankees. Well, they do say that rooting for the Yankees is like rooting for Microsoft. [Via The Sports Hernia]