November, 2010

New on (US only) Bing.com: Music/overview Bing continues to blur those 10 blue lines, creating subsites within Bing that are more destinations than portals.  The latest is an Overvie ...

November 29, 2010

Half a million former Spaces bloggers now on WordPress (plus half a million more) Microsoft unleashed quite a bombshell last September when it announced that it would be shutting down its blogging platform, Windows Live Sp ...

November 29, 2010

Windows Phone sales early returns: eh, not so much While Microsoft has been quick to tout its early sales of the Kinect gaming controller for Xbox (update: right on schedule, Microsoft announ ...

November 29, 2010

VB support for Windows Phone developer tools RTW In September we saw the CTP version of Visual Basic for Windows phone Developer Tools, today the team announces the RTW version: Back in Sep ...

November 29, 2010

Windows 8 and Windows Live Wave 5 to offer cloud-based identity and roaming settings? Windows 7 just had its first birthday, and Windows Live Wave 4 was fully released not long ago, but the Windows and Windows Live division at ...

November 27, 2010

FUSE Labs brings new projects – Spindex, Project Emporia, SocialGadgets, and Montage FUSE Labs is best known for their Docs.com project bringing Office Web Apps to Facebook users, and for those readers who had been following, ...

November 27, 2010

A first look at Office 365 More than a month ago, Microsoft announced the new Office 365 – the cloud-based version of its Office, Exchange, SharePoint and Lync solutio ...

November 26, 2010

Windows Phone 7 unlocker Long Zheng, Rafael Rivera and Chris Walsh released ChevronWP7, a Windows Phone 7 unlocker. This tool will allow you to deploy (sideload) any ...

November 25, 2010

The Vail debacle: Why Microsoft still doesn’t get the consumer Yesterday’s announcement on the Windows Home Server blog about the decision to pull Drive Extender functionality from Vail/Aurora/Breckenrid ...

November 24, 2010

Bing Image of the Day desktop gadget Who thought desktop gadgets were dead since the release of Windows 7 is wrong. Turns out Microsoft even released a new one on November 3rd.: ...

November 24, 2010

Windows Home Server kills “Drive Extender” for Vail: users not happy Windows Home Server has been a much appreciated but perhaps under-used product, and its fans have been anxiously awaiting Version 2 of the p ...

November 23, 2010

Bing Movies updated: more to come? A blog post on the Bing Search blog this morning points out some new features in Bing Movies (although not, apparently, a way to embed MSN V ...

November 23, 2010

IE9 and SunSpider – the plot thickens Last week Internet Explorer released the latest Platform Preview (#7), and boasted of some new SunSpider test results to go along, showing I ...

November 22, 2010

Find Windows Phone 7 Apps with Visual Search [Updated] We already told you that you can find and download iPhone apps via Visual Search. Now you can also find your Windows Phone 7 Apps the same w ...

November 19, 2010

Another new look for Bing Maps Bing Maps has rolled out a new look today to coincide with the “AJAX V7 Control”, eliminating the need for Silverlight to view enhanced Bird ...

November 18, 2010

(Too much?) Information on Windows Phones and SD Cards By now if you’ve been following the antics of Windows Phones, you’ve heard about the intricacies of Windows Phones and SD cards, and the war ...

November 18, 2010

IE releases Platform Preview 7 The IE9 team has announced today that they’ve released a new Platform Preview (meaning no UI), dubbed “PP7”, on the 1 year anniversary of th ...

November 17, 2010

Windows Live FrameIt shutting down December 15 Now that Windows Live Wave 4 has been fully rolled out, it’s quite obvious that some services never made the cut with no mention of any upda ...

November 17, 2010

Windows Phone 7 development for beginners No knowledge of C#, Silverlight or mobile development and developing Windows Phone 7 applications sounds appealing to you? No worries, you c ...

November 17, 2010

Windows 7 + Windows Live: to the Cloud! There’s a new Windows 7 + Windows Live website showing off Windows Live’s capabilities in the cloud. There’s lots to explore on the site! As ...

November 16, 2010