March, 2012

Brand new Nokia Windows Phone revealed via design patent in the US (and we’ve seen it before!) German blog NokiaPort.de recently noticed that the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) had granted a design patent filed by Nokia Corpora ...

March 30, 2012

MySpace connected service to be removed from Windows Live We kind of saw this coming, but reports have been floating around that the MySpace connected service will soon be removed from Windows Live ...

March 30, 2012

Bing Maps backs, but doesn’t use, OpenStreetMap Yesterday, PC World posted on what’s looking like a cozy relationship between Microsoft and OpenStreetMap, an open source mapping project th ...

March 28, 2012

Xfinity on Xbox: not without problems We just tried to log in to Xfinity on Xbox, and like a number of other users, we’re having some problems, which seem to be related to an ina ...

March 27, 2012

Bing Video updates coming, or here already? A blog post this morning on the Bing Search blog, perhaps a bit prematurely as the post has disappeared, announced a number of improvements ...

March 27, 2012

Bing Rewards to add Skype credits We’ve been waiting for Skype, acquired by Microsoft last year, to begin to make itself known within Microsoft products, and although today’s ...

March 27, 2012

Microsoft updates Bing in Germany It is being reported that Microsoft has recently updated Bing in Germany which sees features from other markets being brought to the Germany ...

March 27, 2012

New Xbox Live content (Comcast, HBO, Major League Baseball) set to go live Tuesday in the US Reports are filtering out that not only the Comcast Xfinity content for Xbox Live, but also HBO Go, and Major League Baseball, according to ...

March 26, 2012

April 8 Nokia 900 launch on ATT official: is the Windows Phone tide turning? Nokia and AT&T officially announced the widely expected launch of the Nokia 900 today, at an eye-popping $99 (with a new 2 year contract ...

March 26, 2012

Xfinity on Demand for Xbox Live: coming soon? Last October, Microsoft announced plans to “transform TV” by partnering with a number of entertainment providers, including Comcast’s Xfinit ...

March 25, 2012

Another Metro-styled Bing homepage in testing, with collapsible taskbar Tips has been coming into our inbox that Bing is currently testing a new and slightly improved Metro-styled Bing homepage recently. The new ...

March 24, 2012

Do we believe MSNerd? Reddit AMAA Last night, noted and self proclaimed Microsoft “leaker” MSNerd (@MSNerd on Twitter) set up a Reddit AMAA (Ask Me About Anything) that is ge ...

March 22, 2012

Microsoft: How not to do an update? Yesterday Microsoft released an update to Windows Live Essentials, notable in that we haven’t seen a significant update to the software suit ...

March 22, 2012

Windows Live Essentials Updated! Microsoft has released an update for Windows Live Essentials: Today, we released an update for Windows Live Essentials 2011 in all 48 langua ...

March 21, 2012

A flurry of Nokia 900 “news”, and then a bit of news, too Earlier today, WPCentral reported on what they thought was a Facebook direct message exchange between one Aamer Khan and Windows Phone VP Jo ...

March 19, 2012

Microsoft is getting ready for next version of Office Web Apps preview for SkyDrive Office 15 had been a hot topic recently in the press, with a series of screenshots leaked from the Office 15 technical preview. As part of t ...

March 18, 2012

Fifth Nokia Windows Phone – Nokia Lumia 719 device image leaked We’ve seen the device name Nokia Lumia 719 popped up several times before, both on the Bluetooth Special Interest Group (SIG) website as wel ...

March 17, 2012

A sneak peek at Office 15, (and some questions about Windows Live Writer) This morning Paul Thurrott posted an extensive Office 15 “Preview”, after he was able to “get his hands on a copy” of the Office 15 Technica ...

March 15, 2012

Bing Metro-fies pushpins, transit info In a continuation of the metrofication of Microsoft and the unification of Bing Maps and Nokia Maps, a blog post on the Bing Search blog ann ...

March 14, 2012

Windows Phone “Tango” officially launches in China on March 21 Microsoft China has recently sent out invitations to media outlets for their Windows Phone 7.5 launch event. This will mark the official ent ...

March 14, 2012