Xbox Live Gold still keeps free online services like Skype and Explorer behind its pay wall. That can’t last.
A Microsoft MVP sends word of a new Xbox Music for Windows 8.1 update making the rounds.
What a deal! You can trade in your old phone for Microsoft credit and receive a free Windows Phone, provided you also sign up for Xbox Music.
Microsoft is trying to be Pandora and Spotify, all in one. But it's probably a better bet to stick with the Windows 8 app, if you just want to stream music every so often.
Which streaming music service reigns supreme? We pit Xbox Music Pass against Pandora, Rdio, Slacker, and Spotify in an epic battle for the mic.