March, 2013

Bing Snapshots coming to Autosuggest? When Dr. Antonio Gulli of Bing R&D blogged last week about Autosuggest, explaining in perhaps just a bit too much detail how Bing’s sear ...

March 30, 2013

Bing adds Klout; Klout adds Bing One place where Microsoft seems to know how to keep up a steady pace of updates is over at Bing, and today they’ve added yet again, this tim ...

March 28, 2013

Microsoft China expands Surface RT retail presence in China, launching Surface Pro soon Microsoft China is expanding Surface RT tablet distribution to new retailers in China. Last week, the company announced new official flagshi ...

March 27, 2013

Bing toys with more Home Page changes It looks like Bing has finally gotten around to changing the Hotmail link on the Bing Home Page to Outlook.com, and some of our readers are ...

March 27, 2013

Windows Phone announces Unity engine beta, more at GDC Windows Phone just made a number of announcements from the Game Developer’s Conference (GDC) in San Francisco today, including new options f ...

March 27, 2013

Microsoft announces Build 2013, set for June in San Francisco You used to know pretty much when the big Microsoft conferences and events were coming – Mix in the spring, PDC in the fall.  Recently, ...

March 26, 2013

Xbox Music and Video Apps updated, too Yesterday brought us updates to some of the core apps for Windows 8, refreshing Mail, Calendar, People, and Messaging, and today, there are ...

March 26, 2013

Windows 8 Core Apps available now As we reported, the core app updates for Mail, Calendar, People, and Messaging are available a little earlier than tomorrow, that is, they’r ...

March 25, 2013

Windows 8 core app updates on the way Today, Microsoft announced that by tomorrow (and maybe even tonight if you’re lucky), Windows 8 users will be offered updates for three of t ...

March 25, 2013

Calendar rumblings? Like the Holy Grail, a workable Hotmail / Outlook.com Calendar has been elusive for longer than we care to remember, but some recent indicat ...

March 22, 2013

Lots of Microsoft news today. We get blindsided Sometimes you’re in the right place at the right time.  Sometimes, not so much.  Instead of bringing you what turned out to be a s ...

March 21, 2013

Skype for Windows Phone updated: People Hub integration is back Back in January, citing “issues with device stability”, Skype for Windows Phone temporarily disabled Windows Phone People Hub integration, p ...

March 19, 2013

Can the mobile landscape change? Speaking to the Australian Financial Review, Blackberry’s CEO Thorstein Heins this week had a few choice things to say about the current mob ...

March 18, 2013

Yesterday’s Hotmail, Outlook.com, SkyDrive outage? Hotmail got too hot Some Hotmail.com, Outlook.com, and SkyDrive services were down for as much as 16 hours yesterday, with an outage that started at 1:35pm PDT ...

March 13, 2013

Blogs We Like(d): Google shuts down Reader, CalDAV Google, to the surprise of no one, announced today that they were shutting down Google Reader, a service they’ve provided since it launched ...

March 13, 2013

Microsoft goes after students: Office 365, SkyDrive, Skype free offers Microsoft is going after its next generation of Office users in a big way, today introducing a new campaign aimed at getting US university s ...

March 11, 2013

Windows 8 core app updates on the way After years of developing and evolving what became known as Windows Live, Microsoft turned a corner with the release of Windows 8, dropping ...

March 7, 2013

A new History view from Bing It looks like Bing.com has updated its History view sometime in the last week or so.  As usual, we’re never sure what has been widely update ...

March 5, 2013

Exclusive: Microsoft account renaming feature to make a return with enhanced “aliases” When Microsoft introduced the new Outlook.com last year, it brought the ability for users to rename their Microsoft account to a new one. In ...

March 3, 2013

Flagship Nokia Lumia 928, codenamed “Laser”, headed towards Verizon soon? The Nokia “Laser” was first reported back in January this year as a variant of the current Lumia 920 designed for U.S. carrier Verizon Wirel ...

March 2, 2013