2012

Should Microsoft be at CES? Last year, after a long stint with Bill Gates and then Steve Ballmer as keynoters, Microsoft announced it would be pulling out of its major ...

December 27, 2012

Happy Holidays! Posting has been, and will be a bit light the next few days as we travel, and tend to some real world obligations. In the meantime, here's h ...

December 24, 2012

Steven Sinofsky to teach at Harvard Business School this spring On his Twitter account this morning, Steven Sinofsky announced his first stop after his resignation as President of the Windows Division at ...

December 19, 2012

US stock price: Nokia advances as Apple falls Is Nokia beginning to make the tiniest dent in its assault the smartphone industry using Windows Phone, and especially the Nokia Lumia 920 a ...

December 17, 2012

Nokia Mexico makes the Nokia Lumia 505 Windows Phone 7.8 device official Two weeks ago, we reported that a new budget Nokia Windows Phone, the Nokia Lumia 505, appears to be headed its way exclusively to Mexico’s ...

December 16, 2012

Google, Microsoft, and the EAS problem Today, in a blog post on the Google Official Blog, Google announced that they were shutting down some services, including Google Sync.  ...

December 15, 2012

Bing updates part three: Bing Desktop, Friends photos, Social on iPad Looks like Bing is clearing off its desk before the holiday break, and after updates to the Snapshot and the Social Sidebar, Bing has also r ...

December 15, 2012

Our Windows Phone 8x winner: Christian from Mexico It wasn’t easy, but we picked a winner of our HTC Windows Phone 8x, the one Microsoft gave away at the Windows Phone 8 launch event in San F ...

December 13, 2012

Windows Live Mesh to be discontinued on February 13, 2013 For those who had been following LiveSide, you probably saw this coming, but today Microsoft on their Inside SkyDrive blog officially announ ...

December 13, 2012

Norad using Bing to track Santa Note – our friend Brinke Guthrie has been anxiously awaiting Santa Claus and wrote this post for us.  It seems the search engine wars betwee ...

December 12, 2012

Calendar problem solved, but no new Calendar OK, we knew it was probably wishful thinking, but last week we noticed that the Outlook.com Calendar was having a “problem”, and we jumped t ...

December 12, 2012

Does SkyDrive need to play by Apple’s rules? Yesterday, The Next Web broke a story on some problems between Apple’s App Store and Microsoft’s attempts to update its SkyDrive for iOS app ...

December 11, 2012

More Bing updates: this time to social sidebar Yesterday, Bing announced some updates to its “Snapshot” column, and not to be outdone, today the “Social Sidebar” section of Bing’s newish ...

December 11, 2012

Windows Phone 8 “Portico” update now rolling out to HTC 8X users It was only a few days ago that we reported the next Windows Phone 8 update is codenamed “Portico”, and today WPCentral reports that the upd ...

December 11, 2012

Outlook.com latest update rolling out, adds support for DMARC and EV Certificates security features Microsoft announced the first update to Outlook.com two weeks ago, adding new features such as “one-click archive”, new color themes, new ke ...

December 11, 2012

Microsoft releases SkyDrive app for Xbox 360 As Microsoft pushes SkyDrive to become a cross-platform, anywhere access cloud storage solution, the company had released apps for various p ...

December 11, 2012

Bing expands snapshot column to include people and landmarks Last May, Bing cleaned up its look to make room for a new, 3 column interface, consisting of the core search results, “Snapshot” and “Sideba ...

December 10, 2012

Why I want a Windows Phone: contest update First of all, thanks to all of you who have submitted entries to our little contest.  If you remember, we were given an HTC Windows Phone 8x ...

December 10, 2012

Alcatel One Touch View to go on sale December 15 in Russia We first reported the Alcatel One Touch View back in October, a new device that will come pre-loaded with Windows Phone 7.5 (potentially upg ...

December 10, 2012

Are we getting a new Calendar for the holidays? All we want for Christmas… is a new Calendar, and we’re keeping our fingers crossed that we just may,  finally, be getting one.  While we do ...

December 8, 2012