July, 2011

First Windows Phone Tango build spotted in the wild? According to Tezawaly from Nanapho.jp (via WMPowerUser), a variety of new Windows Phone 7 build numbers have been logged in the “Dude, where ...

July 31, 2011

Windows Phone: More on streaming video (this time from the Pictures Hub!) from SkyDrive Earlier we showed you how Manan Kakkar had noticed that it’s now possible to stream music from SkyDrive to your Windows Phone, and now Makra ...

July 30, 2011

How to: Get Twitter and LinkedIn contacts syncing with your Windows Phone “Mango” Beta 2 Refresh build Microsoft released the “Beta 2 Refresh” build (Build 7712) of their latest Windows Phone “Mango” OS to developers earlier this week. If you ...

July 29, 2011

Microsoft’s Live Location API: Is it a “massive privacy hole”? A CNET post today by Declan McCullagh (reposted at CBS News Tech with a more incendiary title) reveals that Microsoft, through its Live Loca ...

July 29, 2011

Updated build of Windows Phone “Mango” now supports music streaming from SkyDrive Microsoft just released Build 7712 of Windows Phone “Mango” to developers earlier today, and quite a few changes were noticed in this build ...

July 28, 2011

Windows Live Photo Gallery now supports RAW image format Microsoft recently released the Microsoft Camera Codec Pack for Windows 7 and Windows Vista, bringing native viewing of RAW format image fil ...

July 28, 2011

Microsoft OneNote Mobile for iOS updated to version 1.2 – available in new markets The OneNote team recently updated their OneNote Mobile for iOS app to version 1.2, bringing a slew of new features and improvements over the ...

July 28, 2011

Windows Phone: The one where sharing photos via SkyDrive…doesn’t One of the promises of Windows Phone early on was the easy ability to share photos, via Flickr, Facebook, or Windows Live.  In fact, it was ...

July 27, 2011

Microsoft updates Mango for devs (but not to RTM); includes Twitter integration, more? This morning, as promised, Microsoft released an updated version of Windows Phone Mango, available to developers who are willing to shell ou ...

July 27, 2011

Microsoft announces first Windows Phone “Mango” device – Toshiba-Fujitsu IS12T As we reported yesterday, Microsoft together with au by KDDI and Toshiba-Fujitsu announced the world’s first Windows Phone 7.5 device in Jap ...

July 27, 2011

Windows Phone developers to get new “Mango” build tomorrow? Microsoft just signed off on the RTM (Release To Manufacturing) build of their latest Windows Phone OS 7.5, codenamed “Mango”, less than 24 ...

July 27, 2011

Windows Phone “Mango” RTMs: now the work begins Microsoft made it official this morning, the latest version of the Windows Phone operating system, code named Mango, has been released to ma ...

July 26, 2011

Avatar Kinect now available for Xbox 360 Microsoft showed off Avatar Kinect for Xbox 360 back in CES 2011 back in January this year, allowing players to interact with one another us ...

July 26, 2011

Linked Live IDs disabled Remember our previous post about Windows live sign-in now set for use with one account? How we were wondering why Linked-IDs was not mention ...

July 26, 2011

Microsoft to unveil first Windows Phone “Mango” device in Japan tomorrow The day is here – Microsoft is set to officially unveil the first Windows Phone “Mango” device during a press event tomorrow (Wednesday July ...

July 26, 2011

Sell Bing? Why that’s not a good idea (obv) An commentary in the New York Times Business Day section today suggests that Microsoft should sell Bing, perhaps to Facebook, because it has ...

July 25, 2011

Bing testing inline ads in organic search results A post on the Rimm-Kaufman Group (RKG) blog spotted some new, and perhaps controversial, ad placements on Bing organic search results: the l ...

July 23, 2011

Windows Phone “Mango” released to manufacturing: podcast According to the Lowdermilks over at Windows Phone Dev Podcast, the latest version of the Windows Phone OS, code named “Mango” has been rele ...

July 22, 2011

Next generation “touch-first” Windows Live apps in the works We’ve seen Microsoft’s next generation operating system Windows 8 a few months ago, featuring a brand new “immersive” interface that makes i ...

July 21, 2011

Windows Live Mesh for Mac Got Mac and want Live Mesh to keep your files and folders synched? Download the new version now. Windows Live Mesh for Mac brings Live Mesh ...

July 21, 2011