A new update for the Xbox One didn't quite go smoothly.
Many Xbox One users who downloaded the latest update say their screens now go black when they press the Xbox Button on their controllers. A number of them commenting on both the Xbox One support forums and Reddit's Xbox thread report that the audio remains alive even as all screen activity goes dark. Some have responded to the bug by unplugging and replugging their consoles, while others were able to recover by holding down the power button to reset the machine.
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HTC will unveil its next flagship smartphone, the successor to its HTC One, on March 25.
Invitations are being sent out, and a company representative confirmed the event to CNET. As with last year's event, it will be held in New York and London, with New York designated as the main site.
There's a lot riding on the successor to the HTC One, codenamed M8, with the company's profits and sales continuing to fall. While the HTC One was well regarded and won critical praise for its all-metal design, it got overshadowed by the marketing blitz of … Read more
OneTuner Radio Player give you access to hundreds of radio stations from dozens of countries and in multiple languages. You can search by country, by language, or by genre to find the stations you like, and you can link to your Facebook and Twitter account to share your opinion about the stations and programs you listen to. You can create your own personal news channel through Facebook and Twitter, as well.
When you first open OneTuner, you'll see a short tutorial explaining the features of the app, which is good because the interface can take some time to get … Read more
Research firm The NPD Group released new data on Thursday showing that hardware sales were up 17 percent to $241 million in January compared to the same time last year. However, since January 2013 was five weeks and January 2014 was four weeks -- normalized sales of gaming hardware shows a 47 percent increase. And, PlayStation led these sales.
"PS4 led overall hardware sales this month, followed by the Xbox One,&… Read more
Microsoft might feel that your voice, telling the Kinect what to do, isn't enough for movie and television lovers, if a new leak is to be believed.
Amazon's Canadian storefront on Thursday temporarily published a preorder page for an Xbox One Media Remote, Engadget is reporting, citing posts made on Reddit and a Google cache page. The listing, which was quickly taken down, showed a small, black remote featuring the familiar Xbox One "X" at the top and several buttons.
That Microsoft is planning to launch a remote to control the Xbox One might come as … Read more
Mushy love e-mails. Giant boxes of chocolates. Teddy bears holding red satin hearts. Valentine's Day can be enough to make any self-respecting geek run screaming from society. The objections are many. Perhaps you're single. Maybe you disapprove of it as a "manufactured holiday." Maybe you don't think love can be expressed with the same greeting card that thousands of other people are giving to the objects of their affection.
It's OK to say "no." You don't have to participate in the schlocky madness. Take some suggestions from our handy guide to geeky ways to avoid dealing with the dreaded V-Day.… Read more
For the first time ever, more than 1 billion smartphones were shipped worldwide in 2013. This is mostly thanks to Android.
New data from research firm IDC shows that Android stayed strong throughout the year reaching a total of 793.6 million shipments -- this gave it 78.6 percent market share. While Apple's iOS held a steady second place with 153.4 million shipments and 15.2 percent market share. Together the two operating systems accounted for 95.7 percent of all smartphone shipments in the fourth quarter of 2013, and 93.8 percent for the full year.… Read more