Here’s how to get a sneak peek at the Xbox One

You can’t get your hands on the Xbox One until sometime in November, but Microsoft is giving gamers a sneak peak at the next-gen console in its stores across the country. Inside Microsoft Stores there are now Xbox One consoles enclosed in a glass box. While you can’t touch, you’ll be able to get up-close-and-personal… Read More


3D printing: “MakerBot Experience” rolling out to more Microsoft stores

Following an announcement at Microsoft’s BUILD conference earlier this summer that Windows 8.1 will support 3D printing, Brooklyn-based MakerBot Industries is working to give consumers hands-on time with their 3D printers at Microsoft Stores nationwide. The “MakerBot Experience” will feature an opportunity for people to get a chance to watch a MakerBot Replicator 2 as… Read More


Across the pond: Microsoft may open stores in Europe

Big Ben, The Eiffel Tower, and now, Microsoft Stores. Sources familiar with Microsoft told the Financial Times that the company is discussing expanding its storefronts across the Atlantic Ocean to Europe. The Redmond-based software giant has reportedly spoken with UK landlords already about plans to open stores there next year, depending on the success of… Read More