May, 2011

New Bing Maps Streetside view (officially) announced In a blog post today, our old friend Chris Pendleton officially announces a new version of Bing Maps Streetside, which now uses the Microsof ...

May 31, 2011

First Windows Phone “Mango” hardware revealed – Acer W4 Microsoft unveiled last week at the Windows Phone VIP press conference that three new hardware manufacturers - Acer, Fujitsu, and ZTE, will ...

May 31, 2011

A new homepage for MSN China portal Last week, MSN China launched a new homepage for its news and content portal website. Along with a new logo, the new, cleaner look has the s ...

May 30, 2011

The LiveSide Event Planner: D9, E3, SMX Advanced, more Even though this is a holiday weekend in the US (Monday is Memorial Day), the next few weeks promise lots of upcoming news, some of it poten ...

May 29, 2011

Windows Live on Windows Phone “Mango”: The Past, Present, and Future We've all heard about Microsoft's "3-screens-and-the-cloud" strategy before, delivering cloud services to the "three-screens ...

May 28, 2011

My Phone might be coming back with the new web-based Windows Phone Marketplace? Together with the recent wave of Windows Phone "Mango" news, Microsoft announced that the a Web-based version of Windows Phone Mar ...

May 26, 2011

All these Mango features, wow: What’s next, a gold plated Windows Phone? We have to say we’re a bit overwhelmed by the size and scope of the Mango release announcements from yesterday, everything from a new web ba ...

May 25, 2011

Windows Phone “Mango” supports music streaming from SkyDrive? Earlier today we revealed that a new SkyDrive is coming which will bring Photos and Office documents together in a new HTML5-based user inte ...

May 25, 2011

Windows Phone “Mango” finally supports multiple calendars, calendar subscriptions, and to-do lists Microsoft officially unveiled Windows Phone "Mango" this morning in New York City, and touted a few major features coming in the next major ...

May 25, 2011

A new SkyDrive, PDF tools, Twitter for Windows Live: lots of juicy bits from Mango OK so we’re a little upset we weren’t able to make it to New York today for the Mango announcements, but we’ve been making up for it by keep ...

May 24, 2011

The one where we gather up all the Mango news in one post While there were few surprises in today’s Mango announcement if you’ve been following the news, it was fun to see everything presented at on ...

May 24, 2011

Windows Phone Mango live webcast OK while we sort out our Romanian translations (Google pegs the release as this “summer”, and Bing as “autumn”, for example), we’re getting ...

May 24, 2011

Official Microsoft PR release leaked ahead of Windows Phone “Mango” VIP Event It's less than an hour away from the Windows Phone "Mango" VIP Event, and Microsoft had spilled the beans on the via the Microsoft ...

May 24, 2011

Tune in on the Windows Phone Press conference You can follow the Windows Phone press conference, to be held in New York today, live in the Windows Phone News Room. Time in your Country. ...

May 23, 2011

Steven Sinofsky to appear at All Things D’s D9 conference In a somewhat rare appearance outside of Microsoft environs, Steven Sinofsky has just been announced to appear at next week’s D9 conference, ...

May 23, 2011

Wild Rumor Department: Zune to become Xbox Live, more, announcement coming May 24th? We’ve been hearing lots of rumblings about the future of Zune services, and a couple of tweets from @MSNerd has brought some new, although t ...

May 22, 2011

New Bing-Facebook ads debut on Bing’s Facebook page Today saw the “premiere” two new Bing ads, posted on Bing’s Facebook page.  The ads, of course, celebrate Bing’s new relationship with Faceb ...

May 20, 2011

No more Silverlight for Bing Webmaster Tools? Barry Schwartz at Search Engine RoundTable has noticed something interesting, although there doesn’t seem to be any official news about it ( ...

May 19, 2011

Angry Birds, a “Must Have Game”, but not until June 29 At Mix, Joe Belfiore announced that the popular birds vs. pigs game Angry Birds would be coming to Windows Phone on May 25th (a week from to ...

May 18, 2011

Windows Phone 7.5 “Mango” to get Linked Inbox – a better version of unified inbox More details are leaking about Microsoft's next major update to its Windows Phone platform codenamed "Mango". Earlier today, a Twi ...

May 18, 2011