January, 2013

Bing Apps for Office: extending Office 365 Premium Earlier this week, Microsoft released Office 365 Home Premium, a $99/yr subscription service offering an updated Office suite along with ext ...

January 31, 2013

Google backs off on pulling Google Sync for Windows Phone According to a post on The Verge, Google Sync, which Google announced last month would be no longer available for new Windows Phones beginni ...

January 30, 2013

Windows Phone 7.8 rollout begins Today on a blog post over at Nokia Conversations, Nokia has announced that Windows Phone 7.8 is ready for rollout and will be available for ...

January 30, 2013

Does Microsoft have a future? (Part 2: Can Xbox save the company?) In Part 1 of this post, we examined a post by analyst Adam Hartung posted last week in Forbes, and a subsequent interview with Hartung by On ...

January 29, 2013

Does Microsoft have a future? (Part 1: Adam Hartung’s post on Forbes) About a week ago, analyst Adam Hartung, writing in Forbes, wrote in “Microsoft Still Can't Find Its Future. Is It Too Late for the Company?” ...

January 29, 2013

Skype adds support for unlinking Microsoft account by yourself As we’re getting closer to the March 15 date for the discontinuation of the Windows Live Messenger service, Microsoft in encouraging users t ...

January 26, 2013

Nokia “Laser”, a Lumia 920 variant, coming soon to Verizon Wireless As we are getting closer to Mobile World Congress, scheduled to be held in Barcelona during 25-28 February, 2013, news and rumors about Noki ...

January 24, 2013

New Durango Info Leaked? Not So Fast Earlier today, a self-proclaimed Microsoft employee alleged having access to detailed information about the upcoming new Xbox hardware.  An ...

January 23, 2013

SkyDrive adds Live Tiles notifications Looks like the folks at Microsoft might be learning how to write apps for their own operating system, finally.  Today, in a post on the Insi ...

January 23, 2013

Nokia “EOS” to be the Windows Phone with true PureView camera, aluminium body Following the initial range of Nokia Windows Phone 8 devices in 2012 – the Lumia 920, 820 and 620 – the Finnish company is already planning ...

January 23, 2013

Windows Phone 7.8 on the way, SDK released Well it can’t be long now before Microsoft, phone manufacturers, and the wireless carriers release Windows Phone 7.8, the long awaited updat ...

January 22, 2013

Could a stake in Dell help Microsoft become a “devices” company? Last week reports started surfacing about a potential leveraged buyout of publically held Dell, Inc., which would reportedly take the compan ...

January 22, 2013

On reading Sinofsky: thoughts This morning Steven Sinofsky posted again to his blog, this time on “Managing through disagreement”.  The post, clocking in at a mere 2,772 ...

January 21, 2013

Bing continues Facebook friendship with Social Sidebar updates Yesterday, Facebook announced “Graph Search”, an ambitious project to allow searching Facebook for profile and “Like” driven information, an ...

January 17, 2013

Xbox Live migration now available In a post on the Major Nelson blog, Xbox Live’s Larry Hyrb has posted today that Xbox Live migration is now available in its streamlined for ...

January 16, 2013

Will Facebook Graph Search boost Bing? Today, at a press event at the Palo Alto, California headquarters of Facebook, CEO Mark Zuckerberg introduced what he called the 3rd of the ...

January 15, 2013

New Xbox May be Announced This March With E3 some 5 months away, and the Xbox 360 slowly but surely leaving the spotlight, all eyes are on the next Xbox. Although initially expe ...

January 14, 2013

The Sinofsky Spin: will we hear the other side of the story? In case you missed it, Steven Sinofsky, who left Microsoft immediately after the launch of Windows 8 by “mutual” agreement, has started blog ...

January 14, 2013

IllumiRoom – Coming to an Xbox Near You? For a company with no official presence at CES this year, Microsoft still seems to be generating a fair amount of CES buzz for themselves.   ...

January 9, 2013

Google Maps returns to Windows Phone (does anyone care?) After a flurry of bad PR late last week, Google has apparently rethought its user-agent string blocking of Windows Phone devices to its Goog ...

January 9, 2013