January, 2011

Windows Phone data problems traced to Yahoo! mail app (we knew that) A small percentage of Windows Phone users (man, that must be a REALLY small number) apparently have been seeing abnormal data usage on their ...

January 31, 2011

Rumor: Windows Phone 7 update Feb. 7? A rumor has started, apparently from some French Windows Phone enthusiast websites, that the by now long awaited Windows Phone 7 update, cod ...

January 29, 2011

Li’Messenger released for Windows Phone 7 – and it’s better than the “official” Messenger app? Recently a new third-party Windows Live Messenger app was released on the Windows Phone Marketplace – called Li'Messenger. This app is creat ...

January 29, 2011

Internet Explorer 9 RC launch party on February 10 Guess the previous tip we received about the launch date for IE9 RC on January 28 did not eventuate, despite Microsoft had been hyping up th ...

January 29, 2011

New Windows Phone update KB published, update coming soon? Microsoft has published a rather daunting looking Knowledge Base article on troubleshooting Windows Phone 7 update problems, presumably gett ...

January 28, 2011

Microsoft touts data security on “Data Privacy Day” Today is “Data Privacy Day” (what, you didn’t take the day off?), and Microsoft is celebrating by rolling out a blog post on how much they’v ...

January 28, 2011

Microsoft posted its earnings report early (who knew?) Alongside the news of Microsoft’s second quarter earnings (yup, they’re still making boatloads of money, except for Online Services – MSN an ...

January 27, 2011

Microsoft shipped 2 million Windows Phones last quarter According to a set of tweets from Bloomberg News journalist Dina Bass, who interviewed Microsoft executive Greg Sullivan for an upcoming sto ...

January 26, 2011

Farsight 2011: What’s the future of search? On February 1st, BigThink.com, an “online knowledge forum” that has been leading discussions on a wide range of topics since 2007, will pres ...

January 26, 2011

Windows Live Solution Center gets a new look Microsoft silently updated their Windows Live Solution Center website today to have a more consistent look with their Windows Live propertie ...

January 25, 2011

Create a flash mob with Windows Live + Windows Phone 7 That's exactly what Microsoft's latest commercial is about - a documentary about the making of a recent flash mob in Seattle. In the two-min ...

January 25, 2011

Bing Feature Update: New Images Landing Page Bing Images introduces a fresh new look to its landing page with new ways to browse pictures delivering a more intuitive and visual image se ...

January 24, 2011

Best of Bing 5 Where in the world do you want your desktop to go? Explore sweeping landscapes and dramatic images from around the globe in this Windows 7 t ...

January 20, 2011

Docs.com gets update with multiple language support and spell checking Microsoft FUSE Labs just rolled out an update to their Docs.com service, touted a "major backend update" with performance and stability impr ...

January 20, 2011

OneNote Mobile for iPhone now available, what’s next? Microsoft released its very first official Office app for iPhone today – OneNote Mobile, which is available in the U.S. iTunes app store onl ...

January 18, 2011

Windows Live Essentials Wave 3 compulsory update coming soon Back in May 2010, just before the launch of Windows Live Essentials 2011 (Wave 4), Microsoft released a small QFE update for Windows Live Es ...

January 17, 2011

Windows Clubhouse to shut down According to an article appearing over at Anand Khanse’s The Windows Club, The Windows Clubhouse will be shutting down this spring.  The mar ...

January 17, 2011

Zune Marketplace, sign-in down Some parts of Zune.net, including the Marketplace and (at least here) the ability to sign in to your Zune account from the Zune software are ...

January 15, 2011

Microsoft-Yahoo! Search Alliance expands to five markets globally The Microsoft-Yahoo! Search Alliance had been granted approval by the EU almost a year ago, and back in August 2010, the Search Alliance ann ...

January 15, 2011

New Golden Globe commercials: Will Windows Phone get the part? This weekend marks the Golden Globe awards, film and television awards presented by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association and marking the ...

January 14, 2011