By default, your Xbox One will automatically dim the screen after a set amount of time. This saves on energy and can help prevent issues like image retention in certain types of TVs. Instead of waiting for the screen to automatically dim, however, there’s a way to manually trigger it at any time. Here’s how it works.
When using the Xbox One interface, Microsoft lets users browse for games in the Xbox Store by a number of categories, but there’s no clear way to browse by genre. Here’s how to use the Xbox Store search to roll your own genre-based categories.
The latest Xbox One system update introduces custom button mapping for standard Xbox One controllers, meaning that you’ll no longer need to drop $150 on an Xbox One Elite controller just to get the button layout you want. Here’s how it works.
Microsoft just made Xbox One streaming to Windows 10 a whole lot more interesting with the introduction of support for 1080p at 60fps. Here’s a quick look at how you can enable this new quality feature, and if it even makes a difference.
If you’re looking to pick up an Xbox One, now might be the time. In addition to the free games that already come with the various console bundles, you can pick up an additional free game this week with the purchase of an Xbox One.
News of Xbox One backwards-compatibility with Xbox 360 games is exciting, but emulation is a tricky thing, even for powerful new consoles. Can the Xbox One handle complex Xbox 360 games like Mass Effect? Some early testers provide some interesting answers.
Microsoft surprised the industry at E3 by announcing “native” backward-compatibility to play Xbox 360 games on Xbox One. But before you toss your Xbox 360 console out the window, you’ll want to check out the full details. The ability to play Xbox 360 games on Xbox One is indeed great news, but there are several important factors to consider.
Xbox Live members will get three new free games in May as part of Microsoft’s Games with Gold program. CastleStorm: Definitive Edition will come to the Xbox One, while Xbox 360 owners will get Mafia II and F1 2013.
It’s easy to connect a PS4 controller to your Mac, but what about the Xbox One controller? The good news is that it works great, but the bad news is that it requires a bit more setup thanks to Microsoft’s use of proprietary wireless technologies. But don’t worry, Xbox One gamers, we’ll show you how to get up and running with an Xbox One controller and your Mac.
Popular media server and playback software Plex is now available on the Xbox One, with an Xbox 360 release coming soon. The Xbox One app is currently available on the Xbox Store and is free for members of the service’s paid Plex Pass program and includes new features like support Kinect voice and motion control.