September, 2011

Nokia “Sabre” confirmed by Microsoft Canada – coming with 3.7” screen and Nokia Drive? Looks like besides the Nokia “Sea Ray”, there is another Nokia Windows Phone coming – codenamed Nokia Sabre. According to WPCentral, a Micro ...

September 30, 2011

New Xbox 360 dashboard update coming November 15? Back at the E3 expo, Microsoft revealed the new Metro-styled Xbox 360 dashboard update, which includes a Kinect-based motion and voice-contr ...

September 30, 2011

Microsoft Security Essentials detects Chrome as “trojan”: releases fix Earlier today reports began amassing in a Google Chrome forum that Microsoft Security Essentials was detecting the PWS:Win32/Zbot trojan as ...

September 30, 2011

Bing offers Airport Maps A new Bing Maps blog post today announces the introduction of Bing Airport Maps.  Similar to the Shopping Mall maps already available, the n ...

September 29, 2011

Office Web Apps adds new features Office Web Apps is adding some new features today, making it easier to use OneNote and Excel, and a number of behind the scenes improvements ...

September 29, 2011

Hey! News from Zune!! Music Pass coming to Canada, US changes From Zune Insider comes some actual news about Zune, and “Zune Music” specifically: We are excited to announce that Zune Music Marketplace a ...

September 29, 2011

Hotmail to save Messenger chat conversation history? Today two of our LiveSino readers report that their recent Windows Live Messenger chat history is showing up within Hotmail, somewhat simila ...

September 28, 2011

Yesterday, Mango: today, Windows Phone SDK RTW The Mango blog post on the Windows Phone blog hinted as much, but a new blog post on the Windows Phone Developer blog makes it official: I’m ...

September 28, 2011

Microsoft and mindshare: can Mango be cool in the mall? Lots of news around Microsoft’s latest update to Windows Phone today, as Mango was announced, and amazingly (with a little help from an undo ...

September 28, 2011

Mango begins shipping, to “98% of existing Windows Phone customers” If we had a cupcake, we’d send it to Joe Belfiore, Eric Hautula, Brandon Watson and company at Windows Phone, for over-delivering on the Win ...

September 27, 2011

Windows Phone Live is now “My Windows Phone”, with Microsoft Scrapbook Microsoft just launched the “Mango” version of its WindowsPhone.com portal, complete with a web-based Windows Phone Marketplace, as well as ...

September 27, 2011

On Mango’s eve The latest update to Windows Phone, code named Mango and officially known as Windows Phone 7.5, is widely expected to make it’s official deb ...

September 26, 2011

Live ID in the age of Windows 8 Today, on the Windows 8 blog, Steven Sinofsky introduces Katie Frigon, Group Program Manager of something called the “You-Centered Experienc ...

September 26, 2011

Samsung Omnia W joins the Windows Phone 7.5 device line-up Following the announcement of the Samsung Focus S and the Samsung Focus Flash, it looks like Samsung will be adding another device to its Wi ...

September 26, 2011

ZTE officially unveils their first Windows Phone 7.5 device – ZTE Tania At the 2011 PT/EXPO COMM China today, ZTE officially unveiled their first Windows Phone 7.5 "Mango" device, named the ZTE Tania. Check out a ...

September 25, 2011

A closer look at Windows Live Metro style apps on Windows 8: People, Messaging and Call Microsoft gave us a first glimpse into the future of Windows Live during its BUILD conference, with Chris Jones, Corporate Vice President of ...

September 24, 2011

WhatsApp now available for download in Windows Phone marketplace Last week we reported that clues were surfacing about the potential release of WhatsApp for Windows Phone, with a tweet from the official @W ...

September 24, 2011

Bing HTML5 features gradually rolling out A few days ago we just saw the Bing team enabling an HTML5 video background on the Bing.com homepage. Well it appears that a few other HTML5 ...

September 24, 2011

Bing launches Bing Deals: aggregates 200,000 deals Today Bing is launching (in the US only, as per their usual) Bing Deals, and instead of firing up their own version of a Deals site, Bing is ...

September 23, 2011

Bing enables HTML5 home page in the US Well, it’s a start anyway.  Tonight, Bing (and yes, in the US only) has enabled an HTML5 video on the home page, a time lapse video of Grand ...

September 23, 2011