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In a land filled with hopelessly mundane children’s programming from Netflix and dwindling interest in big-ticket cable subscriptions, having a child in your home can be downright dangerous. Who will save us from losing our minds as millions of kids and tweens fight over the remote for nonexistent Saturday morning cartoons and better plots than Girl Meets World? Nickelodeon just might. During an investor call this morning the children’s television network revealed it has a digital streaming service coming to serve households nationwide without a cable subscription.
It’s impossible to imagine that at some point in human history no one realized that every good thing has a bad side. Music is a perfect example of that. Good music can change your mood or make you wish you’d never saw — to say nothing of put on — a set of headphones. BuzzFeed purveyors of all that is viral, is another good example. Thanks to them we now have a list of the most liked songs on Pandora, and it’s uh, a pretty good indicator of where music is at in general.
Everyone will get the opportunity to check out Battlefield Hardline, the first-person shooter that’ll turn every player into either a cop or a robber, in less than a week. On February 3rd developer Electronic Arts plans to kick off the Battlefield Hardline beta Xbox One, Xbox 360, PC and PlayStation owners have waited patiently for.
Hoping to score something new to play why the weather outside makes you wish it was summer already? Microsoft is rolling out some savings that’s sure to have you opening your wallet. Thanks to the Xbox Live Deals with Gold promotion for January 27th you can save big on digital copies of Just Dance 2015 and Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater.
Pour one out of the analysts and industry insiders who believed Microsoft’s Xbox console business and Microsoft in general weren’t long for this world. Late this afternoon Microsoft announced it sold 6.6 million Xbox consoles during the last quarter and banked an impressive $26.5 billion.
Thirsty for an outlet in which to project your apocalypse fantasies? First, you might want to get that checked out by trained professional. Second, check out 12 Monkeys; it’s the new post-apocalyptic drama airing on Syfy that throws in time travel for good measure. Also, you can watch it for free right now.
Forget everything you know about Microsoft’s Windows operating system and more specifically, how much it usually costs you to upgrade. This morning Microsoft revealed more Windows 10 features for users and revealed anyone will be able to upgrade to Windows 10 — provided they’re already running a compatible Windows operating system.
On stage this afternoon Microsoft revealed a new weapon in its war to become known as a devices and services company. Meet Microsoft HoloLens, a completely wireless headset that Microsoft says will run its Windows 10 operating system.
Soon users of Microsoft’s OneDrive cloud storage service will be able to upload and seamless stream from their own catalog of albums instead of relying solely on an Xbox Music Pass.
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