June, 2013

WebGL for IE11 will enable Bing Maps 3D Among the number of announcements Microsoft made at last week's Build, two stand out not only for their significance, but for their relation ...

June 30, 2013

The death of Google Reader (we move on) Well, nothing like waiting til the last minute. Tomorrow (July 1st), Google will shut down Google Reader, which as you may know we've been u ...

June 30, 2013

Sneak peek at all new Windows 8.1 Mail, Calendar and People apps Windows Mail, Calendar and People apps will get revamped and updated in Windows 8.1, though Microsoft doesn’t push out these new version app ...

June 29, 2013

Windows 8.1 Mail app demoed at Build It's the last day of Build, but the sessions are going strong, and today in a session on "Stories from building the new Windows Mail app", W ...

June 28, 2013

Build Day One: Windows 8.1, IE, SkyDrive, and the post Sinofsky era By now, you're probably all caught up on the headline news coming out of Build today, and hopefully you've downloaded the Windows 8.1 bits ( ...

June 26, 2013

Sprint announces two new Windows Phone 8 devices – HTC 8XT and Samsung ATIV S Neo It was announced at the beginning of the year at CES 2013 that Windows Phone 8 is coming to Sprint, US's third largest carrier, by "summer" ...

June 26, 2013

Report: Web-based version of Xbox Music to launch next week When Microsoft took off the wraps of its new Xbox Music service back in October last year, the service was only available on Microsoft devic ...

June 26, 2013

Huawei Ascend W2 unveiled at Mobile Asia Expo, full specifications available We’ve heard plenty of rumors and leaks about Huawei’s second Windows Phone 8 device – the Huawei Ascend W2, but the device was never officia ...

June 26, 2013

Bing goes to school Microsoft continues to try to inch ahead in its battle to catch market leader Google.  This time it's the "Bing For Schools" program, announ ...

June 24, 2013

The buildup to Build On Wednesday, we'll be in San Francisco for Microsoft's Build developer's conference, hoping to learn a lot more about Windows 8.1 (includin ...

June 23, 2013

Exclusive: SkyDrive.com to get web-based text file editing features Back in May, we exclusively reported that SkyDrive.com will get a built-in Photosynth panorama viewer, likely to complement the panorama mod ...

June 22, 2013

HTC One variant with Windows Phone 8 GDR3 reportedly coming this fall HTC had been with Windows Phone since the very beginning, but since the HTC 8X and 8S released last year, we haven’t heard much about what’s ...

June 21, 2013

Bing experiments with another “me too” feature: Bing Boards This seems to be a prime week for imitators. Yesterday, Facebook announced that its Instagram was adding an Instagram Video feature, one so ...

June 21, 2013

Huawei Ascend W2 shows up in Chinese advertisement It was not long ago when we saw leaked renders of Huawei’s upcoming Windows Phone 8 device – the Huawei Ascend W2. This was followed by rece ...

June 20, 2013

A first look at Office Web Apps real-time co-authoring, amongst other new features coming in next update Back in early May, the Office team announced that real-time co-authoring will be coming to Office Web Apps soon. As part of the announcement ...

June 20, 2013

Microsoft Changes Course on Xbox One DRM Following substantial backlash from would be consumers, as well as a targeted attack from Sony at E3 last week, Microsoft has announced that ...

June 19, 2013

Nokia to webcast its July 11th event Nokia announced last week that it was holding a press event in New York City on July 11th (11am EDT, GMT -5), and today they're further teas ...

June 19, 2013

Nokia Lumia 925 officially launched China Nokia Lumia 925, the latest Lumia flagship, will go on sale early next month in China. At today’s Lumia 925 event in Beijing, China, Nokia o ...

June 19, 2013

How do you manage your mail? Yesterday, Microsoft announced that they will be doing away with "linked accounts", the method of being able to switch from one account to a ...

June 18, 2013

Microsoft discontinues linked account feature in Microsoft account We saw this coming when back in April we exclusively reported that the new two-factor authentication feature in Microsoft account does not s ...

June 17, 2013