August, 2011

Image Leak: Nokia “Sea Ray” to be branded Nokia 703? This one just came in from WMPU, who just posted a leaked image of a carrier presentation flyer showing a device said to be named Nokia 703. ...

August 31, 2011

Windows Live SkyDrive Wave 5 to get devices integration soon The Windows Live team only recently updated SkyDrive to Wave 5 with a full UI revamp, new features, and performance improvements, and it see ...

August 30, 2011

As the Smartphone Turns: players jockey for positions around the Elephants In the Room As we enter the Mango era, possibly the first make or break test of Microsoft’s latest foray into the smartphone market, things couldn’t be ...

August 29, 2011

SkyDrive client app coming for Windows, iOS, Mac, and Android too? A few days ago we just told you about a potential official SkyDrive app might be coming for Windows Phone, and today we’ve received tips poi ...

August 27, 2011

HTC Omega to come with front facing camera, coming September 1? Following the recent leak on HTC Eternity – rumored to be sporting a front facing camera and a large 4.7” screen, details about another lowe ...

August 26, 2011

Are you a Bing “Advocate”? Clicking through the Bing Rewards button on the Bing home page today yielded and interesting discovery, a new Bing Advocacy Program: Open to ...

August 25, 2011

Windows Phone 7.5 “Mango” supports WiFi internet sharing/tethering It seems like Windows Phone 7.5 “Mango” still has a few surprises for us. Today the guys at WPCentral posted a photo showing a Samsung Focus ...

August 25, 2011

Rumor: Official SkyDrive app for Windows Phone coming soon – supports music streaming? It had been an on and off story with music streaming on Windows Phone using SkyDrive. Back in May this year, we first reported that Windows ...

August 24, 2011

MSN China announces partnership with Chinese social network Renren Microsoft’s joint venture firm MSN China announced today that they had just inked a partnership with China’s social-networking site Renren.c ...

August 24, 2011

Microsoft confirms Windows Phone “Tango” to be the next update We first heard about the existence of Windows Phone “Tango”, said to be the interim update between Windows Phone 7.5 “Mango” and Windows Pho ...

August 24, 2011

Zune software update: 4.8 is ready for Mango Although Windows Phone developers and others running pre release versions of Mango have had it for a while, Microsoft today made version 4.8 ...

August 23, 2011

Yes Frank, the horse has left the barn– it’s not Plus PC, it’s Past PC OK so I like Frank Shaw.  I liked him when he worked at Waggener Edstrom, although we never really dealt directly together, and I like him a ...

August 21, 2011

New reminders in Hotmail Calendars LiveSide reader DrWhoFan98 (thanks!) just pointed us to what appears to be a new feature in Hotmail Calendars (previously called Windows Liv ...

August 21, 2011

Linking Windows Live ID’s possible again Remember how all of a sudden you couldn’t link Windows Live IDs anymore? How disappointed we were and in some cases how angry we got because ...

August 18, 2011

“We’re In”: A Bing app that comes to Windows Phone (gasp!) first! Today Bing announced a new collaborative app for Windows Phone (or other mobile devices through a mobile web interface) called We’re In.  Si ...

August 18, 2011

At Microsoft’s Build conference, All Will Be Revealed (or will it?) In less than a month, Microsoft is hosting its BuildWindows conference, promising to pull back the curtains on Windows 8.  Up until then, th ...

August 17, 2011

Skype coming soon to Xbox 360, new dashboard hints at “companion devices” Back during the E3 expo this year, Microsoft announced a new Xbox 360 dashboard update will be coming soon, which greatly resembles the “Met ...

August 17, 2011

Gamescom: New Xbox LIVE games and features coming to Windows Phone During the Gamescom conference in Germany this week, Microsoft announced several new features to the Windows Phone Games Hub in its upcoming ...

August 17, 2011

The one where we try to make sense of patents So, Google announced today that it was acquiring Motorola Mobility, and we’ve been reading every blog post we can find since then to try and ...

August 16, 2011

Bing Shopping improves: filter from the search box Bing Shopping, available to US users, has made a number of improvements to the experience recently, according to a blog post on the Bing Sea ...

August 15, 2011