February NPD Group figures released Thursday showed that Xbox One continues selling at a record-breaking pace with 258,000 units sold in the U.S. in the month of February, surpassing Xbox 360 sales by over 61 percent at the same point in time.
Also, Xbox 360 continues to grow its install base, with 114,000 units sold in February in its 100th month on the market in the U.S., more than any other seventh-generation console. The growing fan base for Xbox 360 will have their opportunity to play “Titanfall” -- which released this week for Xbox One -- when it launches on Xbox 360 on March 25.
Oracle software is now generally available for Windows Azure, marking “an exciting milestone as we move the partnership with Oracle to the next step,” writes Stephen B. Martin, Windows Azure marketing & operations general manager.
The partnership with Oracle was announced last year, and reflects one of the “core tenets” of Windows Azure, to provide customers with an open and flexible platform.
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College basketball fans who want to stay on top of the sport’s biggest show can watch every moment of all 67 games on their Windows 8.1 PC, tablet or Windows Phone device with the NCAA March Madness Live app.
Learn how to use Windows PowerShell to find SMB shares.
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You can now be the “captain” of your Skype emoticons – “Captain America,” that is, as well as four other limited-edition emoticons: the mysterious Winter Soldier, Nick Fury, Black Widow and Bucky, all featured in the upcoming film, “Marvel’s Captain America: The Winter Soldier.”
While you can find most emoticons in Skype’s gallery, these emoticons are “hiding” within Skype, like the spies of SHIELD. To find out how to activate them, visit the Hero Hub.
Personal trainer and fitness expert Gabe Aguilar-Gamez uses his Surface device to help him teach outdoor classes, train with his clients one-on-one, and to be mobile and productive from anywhere.
In a Q-and-A on the Surface Blog, Aguilar-Gamez says he uses the Surface video camera to let clients “see themselves workout much like if they were to work out in front of a mirror” to make sure they’re doing their exercises correctly. “This allows me and the client to analyze their video so we can work together to find the appropriate solution for a better overall experience,” he says.
Searching for images can be tough, especially when you’re trying to nail down one with high resolution and the right dimensions. Bing has introduced a new feature that can match an image in a few clicks – without having to go back and scroll through the results pages.