April, 2013

Facebook, Windows Phone, and the App Hub model: a new Facebook App beta moves away from “Metro” Today, Microsoft announced a new beta app for Windows Phone, apparently developed jointly with Facebook: the Facebook for Windows Phone Beta ...

April 30, 2013

Skype adds Video Messaging Preview for Windows Desktop Yesterday, Skype announced a preview of Skype for Outlook.com (which should be available now for users in the UK, and will be coming to the ...

April 30, 2013

Skype comes to Outlook.com Ever since Microsoft bought Skype two years ago, we’ve been expecting more and more integration between the messaging service and Microsoft’ ...

April 29, 2013

“Don’t fight. Switch” is a fun Windows Phone ad–will it help? Microsoft just released a new ad for Windows Phones, one that takes a light-hearted look at the battle playing out between Samsung/Android a ...

April 29, 2013

Bing ships updated Weather app for Windows 8 Two weeks ago, Bing released a “significant” set of updates to its Windows 8 suite of apps (News, Maps, Finance, Sports, and Travel), and pr ...

April 28, 2013

Microsoft China limited time offer: Buy a Surface RT and get a Cover free Microsoft China has promoted a limited time offer in China. Before May 31st, you will get a Touch Cover or Type Cover for free when you buy ...

April 28, 2013

New Bing, Skype and Yammer logo design concepts revealed With the rebrand of the Microsoft logo last year, we also saw the rebrand of several other iconic Microsoft brands, including Windows and Of ...

April 27, 2013

Nokia Lumia 521 for T-Mobile now available on HSN.com After the Nokia Lumia 810, which is a T-Mobile exclusive variant of the Nokia Lumia 820, T-Mobile has launched their second Windows Phone 8 ...

April 26, 2013

See What’s Next: Nokia to hold Lumia press event on May 14 It was a little bit earlier than what we expected, but Nokia has just sent out an invitation to media outlets of an press event scheduled to ...

April 25, 2013

Bing Offers aggregates “Deals”; now in beta in the US Looks like Bing is trying again with an aggregation service for “deals”, or in this case, “offers”.  A post on the Bing Search blog today an ...

April 25, 2013

Skype experiencing Microsoft account login problems If you’re like us, you’re unable to log in to Skype using your Microsoft account credentials right now.  We first noticed the problem this e ...

April 24, 2013

A mostly glowing review for “The New Hotmail”–wait, what? So if there’s any doubt that Microsoft has some issues when it comes to making a connection with consumers, a new post over at Business Insi ...

April 24, 2013

Xbox Revealed: event set for May 21st Rumors that Xbox would hold a pre-event to what we’re expecting to be a blockbuster E3 this year to tease the next generation of Xbox look t ...

April 24, 2013

Surface ready to expand availability: 24 new markets for Surface Pro, 3 for RT It’s already been 6 months since the first Surface RTs appeared in the marketplace, and ever since then, consumers in markets around the wor ...

April 23, 2013

Microsoft Store online updated in US, other markets to follow Microsoft opened MicrosoftStore.com in 2009, and since then, it’s gone from selling downloadable versions of Windows and Office in 5 countri ...

April 22, 2013

Financial Times: Nokia “EOS” PureView coming in July, Galaxy Note-like “phablet” also in the works The Nokia “EOS”, rumored to be the first Windows Phone 8 Lumia device to come with the 41MP PureView technology, was first detailed back in ...

April 18, 2013

Images of Nokia “Catwalk” leaked, reveals first Lumia with aluminum body Details of Nokia’s upcoming Lumia range of phones are hot in the news lately. Back in January, rumors of a new device codenamed Nokia “Catwa ...

April 18, 2013

Microsoft enables 2 step verification for all services accessible via “Microsoft account” As we told you last week, Microsoft is ready to enable 2 step verification for all of its services accessible via “Microsoft account”, as ou ...

April 17, 2013

Outlook.com updates Android app Another day, another updated app coming from Microsoft.  This could get exciting if it keeps up!  This time, it’s a newly updated Android ap ...

April 16, 2013

Bing News App a Google Reader replacement? Not yet, but it’s a start This morning Bing released a set of updates to their Windows 8 apps, including a new feature in News that lets you set RSS content as news s ...

April 15, 2013