November, 2011

“Lost” your SkyDrive OneNote files on your Windows Phone? Here’s the workaround Shortly after yesterday’s post on the new updates to SkyDrive on Inside Windows Live, reports started coming in about “lost” OneNote files w ...

November 30, 2011

Lenovo confirms plans for Windows Phones in second half of 2012 Back in October, President of Microsoft’s Windows Phone division Andy Lees mentioned that new OEMs will be coming on-board with Windows Phon ...

November 30, 2011

Nokia Lumia 900 to hit US stores in early 2012 with Windows Phone “Tango”? Ever since Nokia first revealed its first two Windows Phone devices – Nokia Lumia 710 and 800 – there had been various rumors about upcoming ...

November 30, 2011

Office 365 upgraded with new features and new markets Office 365 received a major update today since its release back in June this year. According to the official Office 365 blog, over 40% of th ...

November 30, 2011

Twitter comes back to Windows Live Profile, but feed access still limited to Windows Phone only A few more updates came as part of today’s Windows Live update (version 16.2). One of this includes Windows Live Profile, which received som ...

November 30, 2011

Windows Live Service Status page gets an update, now tracking Live ID and Family Safety As part of the latest SkyDrive update today, as we predicted earlier, the rest of Windows Live web services received an update too, up to Wa ...

November 30, 2011

Questions and Requests: SkyDrive reminder Last week I announced Liveside’s new campaign to pass on your questions and requests directly to Microsoft and we kicked it off by asking fo ...

November 30, 2011

SkyDrive gets an update: better sharing, file management A new post on the Inside Windows Live blog today brings us news of some new features for SkyDrive, including file upload and file management ...

November 29, 2011

Watch the Nokia Lumia consumer launch from London, Live: featuring deadmau5 and the Millbank Tower In just a few hours, Nokia is taking over the Millbank Tower in London for an over-the-top UK product launch for Nokia Lumia Windows Phones. ...

November 28, 2011

Yandex replaces Bing as the default search engine for Windows Phones in Russia According to a press release from Russia’s most popular search engine Yandex, their search product will be replacing Bing as the default sea ...

November 28, 2011

Taking a glimpse at the future of SkyDrive (from their blog post) Over at the official Inside Windows Live team blog, Omar Shahine and Mike Torres, Group Program Managers for SkyDrive, recently made a blog ...

November 27, 2011

LiveSide presents Questions and Requests, first off is SkyDrive Following my meeting with some of Microsoft UK’s Hotmail team last month it has been decided that the event was a great platform to provide ...

November 23, 2011

Microsoft acquires VideoSurf, to integrate video content discovery into Xbox LIVE and Bing search Microsoft today announced that it has acquired California-based company VideoSurf, which provides video discovery technology to customers an ...

November 23, 2011

Microsoft to produce Kinect hardware for Windows in 2012 Microsoft’s Xbox 360’s Kinect motion sensor had been one of the best selling tech gadget in the recent years, even breaking Guinness World R ...

November 23, 2011

Confirmed: Microsoft Lync coming to lots of mobile devices within next 4 weeks At today’s “Microsoft Big Picture” event in Melbourne, Australia, Microsoft apparently announced that Lync, Microsoft’s corporate instant me ...

November 22, 2011

SkyDrive blog post: setting the stage for a new version, or admitting failure? What a strange, but very interesting document!  Today on the Inside Windows Live blog, Omar Shahine and Mike Torres give us a “state of ...

November 22, 2011

Bing Maps brings back 360º immersive panorama view, in addition to Street Slide Back in May this year, we first noticed that Microsoft had replaced Bing Map’s Streetside panoramic view with Microsoft Research’s “Street S ...

November 22, 2011

Bing Daily Deals is now MSN Offers Today we received an email from Microsoft announcing that Bing Daily Deals (http://www.bing.com/daily-deals), powered by Tippr, will soon be ...

November 22, 2011

Official: Xbox 360 Fall 2011 dashboard update coming to all on December 6 It’s official this time, both The Verge and Kotaku reported that Microsoft has confirmed the release date of the upcoming Xbox 360 Fall 2011 ...

November 22, 2011

Fired Windows Phone evangelist lands at Google Joe Marini, who was fired from Microsoft after tweeting about the at the time unreleased Nokia 800, has landed at Google, according to, of c ...

November 21, 2011