June, 2012

Exclusive: New Office 2013 application icons revealed (updated) Just a month ago, LiveSide brought you the new Office 2013 logo (shown on the right), which brings the logo in line with other Microsoft log ...

June 30, 2012

Exclusive: Microsoft Word 2013 to support built-in PDF editing Those who had been using Microsoft Word for their daily word processing tasks knows that ever since Office 2010 the software included the ab ...

June 29, 2012

Bing Venue Maps goes global, now available in over 30 countries So it appears that the 165 terabytes of imagery data added to Bing Maps wasn’t the only update made to the mapping service. The Verge report ...

June 28, 2012

Microsoft.com website gets a new design Microsoft had been giving all of its properties a fresh new look recently. From Windows Phone to Windows 8, from Bing to Xbox 360, and from ...

June 28, 2012

Windows Phone “Tango” begins global rollout It’s finally here. After Microsoft published details about its Windows Phone Commercial Refresh 3 update, codenamed “Tango” (build 8773), la ...

June 28, 2012

Microsoft to acquire Yammer for $1.2 billion Rumors had been floating around since mid-June that Microsoft would be acquiring Yammer, the leading enterprise social network used in 85% o ...

June 26, 2012

Just what IS Microsoft’s (and Nokia’s) map strategy, anyway? Today, on the Bing Maps blog, Microsoft announced its largest aerial satellite and Global Ortho image release ever, totaling 165 terabytes o ...

June 25, 2012

SkyDrive’s new logo confirmed Earlier this week we sighted what we believed to be a new SkyDrive logo appearing on the Microsoft Surface website, where the direction of t ...

June 22, 2012

HTC’s Windows Phone 8 launch devices line-up revealed During the Windows Phone Summit held on Wednesday, Microsoft revealed the list of OEMs who will be release the first Windows Phone 8 devices ...

June 22, 2012

Bing Image Search gets a new look (reminds us of SkyDrive) Microsoft released the new Bing last month, giving the search engine a fresher and cleaner look, however many of its search verticals such a ...

June 22, 2012

More details, and speculation, on Microsoft Surface As usual, Monday’s press event to unveil the Microsoft Surface family of tablets for Windows 8 provoked as many questions as it provided ans ...

June 21, 2012

Windows Phone Summit marks launch of long-awaited Audible app! An app for Windows Phone that people had longed for was the Audible app. Many people, including Paul Thurrott, had been working with a beta ...

June 21, 2012

Windows Phone 8 – What they didn’t reveal at the Summit Microsoft finally unveiled Windows Phone 8 at the Windows Phone Summit held on Wednesday, giving us a sneak peek at some of the platform cha ...

June 21, 2012

With takedown notice, Microsoft verifies that the “Xbox 720” document was real Last Saturday we told you about a story picked up by The Verge about an early stage planning document for “Xbox 720”, which included specs f ...

June 21, 2012

Nokia Maps, and the whole Nokia Location platform, including Nokia Drive, coming to all of Windows Phone 8 (not just Nokia) In a blog post today, Nokia expounded a bit on the announcement this morning that Nokia Maps will be coming to Windows Phone 8, announcing t ...

June 20, 2012

Windows Phone Summit: the quick summary Today in a 2 hour keynote, Microsoft spoke for the first time about Windows Phone 8, the next generation of Windows Phone Operating system, ...

June 20, 2012

Windows Phone 7.8 (not 8) coming to some existing phones One of the big questions for current Windows Phone questions has been whether or not current Windows Phones will be able to gain the benefit ...

June 20, 2012

Windows Phone Summit set to begin In early May, Microsoft sent out invitations to a “Developer Summit”, to be held in San Francisco on June 20-21.  Since then, the name has b ...

June 20, 2012

SkyDrive, and Windows Store, gets a new logo? During yesterday’s press event for Microsoft Surface, for those who watched the keynote might’ve noticed something – that some of the icons ...

June 20, 2012

Windows Live Essentials 2011 QFE3 update now compulsory for all (except XP users) Microsoft released the Windows Live Essentials 2011 QFE3 update back in March this year, bumping the version number up to 15.4.3555.0308. Th ...

June 20, 2012