2013

Running LiveSide on Azure: Part 1 – setting up a Virtual Machine Let's be honest: we had a few fits and starts setting up LiveSide on Azure (including just today, when having IPv6 enabled on the server app ...

December 31, 2013

Is Windows in trouble? One of the things we're going to try with our new look LiveSide is to be able to point you to interesting conversations around the web, eith ...

December 31, 2013

LiveSide on Windows on Azure: some first impressions This weekend, we completed a move from a dedicated Windows Server 2008 "real" machine to the Windows Server 2012 R2 Virtual Machine running ...

December 30, 2013

Pardon the dust as we move in to our new home on Azure! Working through the punchlist: added Pinned Site and Snap View for Windows 8 tweaks, try them out :) http://t.co/bCVuRmf53t— LiveSide ...

December 29, 2013

Microsoft: The Mod Squad? As Neowin pointed out yesterday, Microsoft has recently applied for a number of trademarks, all centered around "Mod". Microsoft Mod, Window ...

December 28, 2013

LiveSide is now… LiveSide! Next week we'll begin our 8th year as LiveSide.net.  It's been an interesting journey, and while the landscape has changed considerably sinc ...

December 28, 2013

A present for Windows Phone users: 20GB SkyDrive storage for a year It's Friday night here in Seattle, the snow has melted, and to be honest, not much is going on in the tech news world as most everyone is on ...

December 20, 2013

Xbox Video, new Xbox Music Preview available now for Windows Phone While we may not be getting a new CEO for Christmas (Microsoft Board of Directors member John Thompson made that clear yesterday in a blog p ...

December 18, 2013

Build announced for April 2-4: will a new CEO keynote? Microsoft officially announced the dates and venue for its quasi annual developer's conference, Build, to occur from April 2-4 at San Franci ...

December 13, 2013

Bing updates Snapshots with TED talks, audio, science, history, animals, more When Microsoft first introduced Snapshots a year ago in May, the idea was to connect the billions of entities and documents on the web with ...

December 12, 2013

Sign up now for the new Photosynth preview Microsoft's latest version of Photosynth, first revealed at Build earlier this year and based on WebGL technologies finally built in to IE 1 ...

December 11, 2013

Nokia “Moneypenny” shows up for testing in India with a dual-SIM variant A few weeks ago we reported that Nokia is planning two new upcoming Windows Phone 8.1 devices - “Goldfinger” and “Moneypenny” - with the lat ...

December 9, 2013

Microsoft account updated with recent activity feeds, recovery codes, and security notification options Some of you may have remembered that just a little over a month ago, we exclusively reported that Microsoft account is set to get recent act ...

December 9, 2013

Bing Maps Preview arrives for Windows 8.1: new experience “built from the ground up” Today on the Bing Search blog, Microsoft announced the availability of a preview of the new Bing Maps experience, the Bing Maps Preview, and ...

December 5, 2013

Windows Phone 8.1 to get new SkyDrive app that also functions as File Manager? According to the official Windows Phone Feature Suggestion Box at UserVoice, one of the most requested feature for the mobile OS is to have ...

December 2, 2013

Nokia “Goldfinger“ and “Moneypenny“ – Windows Phone 8.1, dual-SIM, 3D Touch and more Following Nokia World in October last month, the Nokia Lumia 1320 and 1520 are likely to be one of the last Windows Phone devices to from th ...

November 27, 2013

Microsoft launches web-based Xbox Video, Windows Phone app coming soon Earlier this month, Microsoft sent out a notice to Xbox Video users notifying them that any video content they have purchased on the service ...

November 27, 2013

Nokia officially unveils the Lumia 525 and 526 Since rumors of the Nokia Lumia 525, codenamed “Glee”, first surfaced back in September, we have seen various leaked photos and specificatio ...

November 27, 2013

A new partner for Skype in China, and new Skype features coming Today, on the Skype blog, Microsoft announced a new partnership with Guangming Founder (or GMF, itself a joint venture with GMW.cn and Chine ...

November 26, 2013

OneNote Windows Store App updated One of the first Windows Store apps to ship along with Windows 8 was the OneNote app, and today, according to a blog post on the OneNote blo ...

November 25, 2013