2011

MSN Video available on Xbox; YouTube soon? (updated) Last week’s Xbox 360 dashboard update is already getting new content through Xbox Live, as MSN today is announcing that a new MSN Video app ...

December 13, 2011

SkyDrive apps for iPhone (now) and Windows Phone (soon) released Microsoft announced new SkyDrive apps for both Windows Phone and iPhone this morning in a blog post on Inside Windows Live.  We pointed ...

December 13, 2011

Windows Phone management shakeup at the top: Lees out, Meyerson moves up Ina Fried at All Things D is reporting that Windows Phone President Andy Lees is moving to a new position in the company, to work directly f ...

December 12, 2011

OneNote for iPad coming to App Store soon Today OneNote for iPhone app gets an update, as usual, with some performance and reliability improvements. But interestingly, the update hin ...

December 12, 2011

Lync now available in the Windows Phone Marketplace If you’re in an enterprise that uses the Lync  integrated audio, video, and web conferencing system , or if you use Office 365, you can now ...

December 11, 2011

Handyscan for Windows Phone, the first SkyDrive API app Our friends at WMPowerUser.com noticed a tweet by Omar Shahine, the Group Program Manager from SkyDrive, pointing out that the first third p ...

December 10, 2011

More info (and some speculation) on the “Microsoft Live” rebranding What if you rebranded your services and nobody knew?  Isn’t the point of a brand to, you know, get people focused on your products? ...

December 8, 2011

(Another) New Bing UI spotted: have you seen it? Looks like the folks at Bing are back at it again, testing new versions of the UI, while not saying much about them or how (or even when) th ...

December 8, 2011

So what IS the deal with the Windows Live Messenger “Microsoft Live” Facebook app? Sometime in the past few weeks, Microsoft apparently changed the name of the Facebook app for Windows Live Messenger.  The app, used to ...

December 7, 2011

Oh right, there’s an Xbox for iOS app, too Shortly after we posted on the release of the Xbox Companion app for Windows Phone (and had to be away from the keyboard for a time), Micros ...

December 7, 2011

Nokia and T-Mobile to announce Nokia Lumia 710 on December 14 CNet is reporting that they have received an invitation to a press event to be held in New York City on December 14, to be jointly held by N ...

December 7, 2011

Updated Live Connect API announced An Inside Windows Live blog post today announces that a new version of the Live Connect set of APIs for connecting applications to SkyDrive ...

December 7, 2011

Xbox Companion available: can Xbox drive Windows Phone sales? After a few fits and starts, which probably wouldn’t have even been noticeable if it weren’t for a Major Nelson tweet promising a rollout sc ...

December 7, 2011

Rumor: Microsoft to bring “beaming” file transfers across Windows, Windows Phone and Xbox in the future? We picked up a wild rumor today which seemed quite possible with the technologies Microsoft has today – the ability to easily transfer files ...

December 7, 2011

Microsoft demos Windows Store for Windows 8: confirms late February Windows 8 beta This afternoon (pacific time), Microsoft took some of the wraps off the Windows 8 store, and although journalists and bloggers not at the ev ...

December 6, 2011

Xbox 360 Dashboard update: the rollout timetable (update: delayed) Microsoft is rolling out the new Xbox 360 dashboard update (and btw shouldn’t this update have some sort of a cool name, like Mango or Siri? ...

December 5, 2011

Can Microsoft take over the living room with Xbox, Kinect, and Bing? On Tuesday, Microsoft will begin to roll out the next version of the Xbox experience, featuring a new dashboard that combines your living ro ...

December 4, 2011

Twitter photos now appearing in Windows Phone’s Pictures hub We all know that Microsoft added Twitter integration as part of the Windows Phone 7.5 “Mango” update. The integration allowed you to view Tw ...

December 4, 2011

“Cool stuff coming soon” to Bing? While marketing tactics like the Bing Holiday Calendar are all well and good, we’re waiting for something a bit more substantial, and it loo ...

December 2, 2011

The Bing Magical Holiday Calendar For the month of December Bing has created the Bing Magical Holiday Calendar, 31 days, 31 gifts! Starting off with: *NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. ...

December 1, 2011