April, 2012

Microsoft buys a foothold in the ebooks game with Barnes and Noble partnership The big news today is that Microsoft and Barnes and Noble have announced a new partnership where B&N will spin off its Nook E-Reader and ...

April 30, 2012

That thing about upgrading current Windows Phones to Windows Phone 8, continued… It’s the burning question of our time: will current Windows Phones be upgradeable to Windows Phone 8, or not?  Ever since WMPowerUser republ ...

April 28, 2012

The cloud storage race – what can SkyDrive improve on? Last week had been a busy week in the consumer cloud storage space. First we had Microsoft significantly upgrading their SkyDrive service, a ...

April 28, 2012

Windows 8 Release Preview first week of June Microsoft will release a Windows 8 Release Preview in the first week of June. Steven Sinofsky announced this during a Windows developer even ...

April 27, 2012

Woodstock at E3? Why a new Microsoft music service might just make sense In an exclusive report from The Verge today, Tom Warren has revealed that Microsoft may be planning to unveil a new music service at E3, acc ...

April 25, 2012

New version of Security Essentials Released Microsoft has released a new version of Security Essentials. The new version (version 4) is available via the Microsoft Download Center and ...

April 25, 2012

Windows Phone apps back out of Zune software, and will soon require Mango Microsoft announced two changes for Windows Phone owners today, ones that “most of you likely won’t even notice” according to a blog post on ...

April 24, 2012

Facebook for Windows Phone version 2.5 update coming soon The Facebook for Windows Phone app only just received an overhaul back in February, and today over at the official Facebook for Windows Phon ...

April 24, 2012

SkyDrive desktop features released: act now to save your free 25GB storage This morning, even a bit earlier than we expected, Omar Shahine and Mike Torres posted on the Building Windows 8 blog on the new updates to ...

April 23, 2012

Microsoft updates Skype and SkyDrive apps for Windows Phone Microsoft released updates to two high-profile apps today on the Windows Phone marketplace. As promised previously, Microsoft released the f ...

April 23, 2012

So how many upcoming LG Windows Phones are there? Ever since LG released their last Windows Phone – the LG Jil Sander E906, the company had almost completely disappeared from the Windows Pho ...

April 22, 2012

Microsoft rakes in the cash with 3rd Qtr results: will it continue? Yesterday, Microsoft released their 3rd Quarter Earnings statement, and reported a stellar quarter.  This morning, $MSFTs  US stoc ...

April 20, 2012

Nokia Lumia sales are “mixed”, will Apollo come to the rescue? Nokia released its first quarter earnings today, and as expected, the news isn’t good.  Posting a $1.7 billion quarterly loss, on net s ...

April 19, 2012

Windows Phone 8 to all current Windows Phones? Not so fast Earlier today we reported that WMPowerUser posted a transcribed video interview snippet from Portuguese site Zwame.pt, quoting a Microsoft e ...

April 17, 2012

Windows Phone 8 coming to all current phones, says evangelist In a video interview with Portuguese Windows Phone Evangelist Nuno Silva published by Portuguese site Zwame.pt last month, and noticed by WM ...

April 17, 2012

SkyDrive releases ODF support, more: promises “bigger things coming soon” As a few of our commenters on this morning’s SkyDrive post noticed, the SkyDrive team, via their Twitter account, have released “a few cool ...

April 17, 2012

Google Drive on the horizon: can SkyDrive measure up? The Next Web considered themselves lucky yesterday to be on the receiving end of a draft release, purportedly from a Google partner,  giving ...

April 17, 2012

Bing Maps, Windows Phone Translator App updated A pair of posts on the Bing blogs today announced some new features for both Bing Maps and the Bing Translator App for Windows Phone. First, ...

April 16, 2012

Xbox press conference set for E3: June 4th, 10am After Sony’s E3 press conference announcement yesterday, Microsoft has today announced their press event time and date for this year’s E3 co ...

April 16, 2012

Microsoft to bring Skype into the web browser? Ever since Microsoft and Skype closed the deal in October last year, we haven’t heard much about what the future holds for Skype, and how Mi ...

April 16, 2012