April, 2011

New Zune Support pages A bit of news coming out of the Zune Insider podcast this week: Zune Support pages have been revamped, with a new landing page, easily navig ...

April 30, 2011

Will Nokia phones use Metro? A few details are starting to filter out about how Nokia actually plans to utilize the Windows Phone operating system in its phones, beginni ...

April 29, 2011

Bing Shopping streamlined Bing Shopping is sporting a new look today, according to a post on the Bing Search blog.  The new look features bigger images, Facebook ...

April 28, 2011

Bing Maps: the Global Ortho Project While Bing, or Bing Maps for that matter, don’t have the market share that Google or Google Maps have, Microsoft has been working hard to no ...

April 27, 2011

Windows 8 cloud roaming options via Windows Live revealed Not long ago we just posted that Windows 8 will be having cloud-syncing capabilities, and today thanks to a user on MyDigitalLife Forums, wh ...

April 27, 2011

Twitter might make a come back to Windows Live? Back in June 2010, Microsoft discontinued support for the Twitter connected service in Windows Live due to policy changes made on Twitter's ...

April 27, 2011

Microsoft hints built-in Windows Live Messenger support in Windows Phone “Mango” We know that since the release of Windows Phone 7, many people have been asking for built-in Windows Live Messenger support, given that the ...

April 26, 2011

Windows Phone–will it (ever) fly? Last week we noticed a number of Twitter links to a blog post decrying Windows Phone.  Entitled “6 Reasons Windows Phone 7 is Dead in t ...

April 26, 2011

Bing to say “ciao” to Ciao? Back in August of 2008, Microsoft, in preparation for the launch of Bing, bought Greenfield Online, Inc., owners of Ciao GmbH, for some $486 ...

April 25, 2011

Bing on Windows Phone “Mango” to get Bing Vision and Music search? One sharp-eyed reader over at WMPowerUser.com noticed something different on a video Ars Technica posted about the new "Bing Search Ext ...

April 23, 2011

Bing Rewards (US only), now on your browser Bing released the Bing Bar in February, a quite useful tool featuring Translate, stocks, news, weather, and yes, Bing Rewards.  The pro ...

April 22, 2011

Windows Live Profile notes are no more! [Update: and neither are private messages] At the bottom of your profile page, there was an opportunity to leave a note. WAS, yes, the feature is no more, as cleverly noticed by Winst ...

April 22, 2011

Microsoft and Nokia signs partnership agreement This one just came in. Microsoft and Nokia has just signed a definitive agreement on the partnership which was announced earlier in February ...

April 21, 2011

Bing announces Read/Write World: expanding connections between maps and imagery Bing has been making a steady stream of announcements regarding the connection of maps to images for quite some time now, from geo-located P ...

April 20, 2011

Yahoo and Microsoft: is the honeymoon over? This week a couple of news items seem to suggest that Microsoft and Yahoo, while still closely linked via their Search agreement, are beginn ...

April 20, 2011

Hotmail Wave 5 to get HTML5 offline storage support – replacing Windows Live Mail? We know that Microsoft had been working on a HTML5 version of Bing, which was released to a lucky few recently. But Microsoft is slated to g ...

April 20, 2011

Windows Phone (post Walshie) gets a “Samsung update” A couple of weeks ago, after Microsoft released a “Windows Phone Support Tool”, complete with wide open dlls that allowed ChevronWP7 “homebr ...

April 19, 2011

Can Windows Phone turn a post-NoDo corner? It hasn’t been the best of launches for Windows Phone.  Starting off late last year with short supplies at launch both in the US and in ...

April 19, 2011

New from Bing Mobile: PhotoSynth for the iPhone More from the Bing/iPhone camp, the latest news comes via a tweet that there’s a new PhotoSynth app now available for the iPhone. The app al ...

April 18, 2011

Leaked Windows 8 system resources confirms cloud syncing capabilities Back in November last year, LiveSide reported that Windows 8 will have cloud-based identity and roaming settings. Earlier this month through ...

April 18, 2011