2013

SkyDrive is about to get a name change: could it be NewDrive? This September, rather than face an uphill court battle with Britain's BSkyB, Microsoft relented and agreed to change the name of its up and ...

November 22, 2013

On Xbox One day, are you feeling better about Microsoft? Last night, my friend PicturePan2 (he's here for this week's MVP Summit, where we've been all week) and I headed back to Bellevue to witness ...

November 22, 2013

Microsoft’s Nokia acquisition clears first hurdle: Nokia shareholders approve sale It's a big day for shareholder's meetings today, with Nokia holding one earlier today and the Microsoft shareholder's meeting, including a v ...

November 19, 2013

November 22nd: A big day gets a bit bigger with the release of Nokia 2520 November 22nd is, of course, Xbox One day, and Microsoft is planning events around the globe for the release of its first entirely new gamin ...

November 15, 2013

Why Kevin Turner as the new Microsoft CEO just might make some sense A rumor came out of China's WPDang last night (no better place for a reliable CEO rumor than a Chinese Windows Phone enthusiasts' site, righ ...

November 14, 2013

Microsoft moves forward, with or without a new CEO Microsoft continues to make moves to shape its "One Microsoft" strategy, today announcing that it is dropping its unpopular "stack ranking" ...

November 12, 2013

Xbox One to integrate SkyDrive In less than two weeks, on November 22nd, Xbox One launches, and Microsoft is filling in the details of what will be available on the new ge ...

November 11, 2013

Nokia Lumia 526, a Lumia 525 variant, passes Chinese certification Nokia Lumia 525, codename “Glee”, has passed Chinese certification TENAA early this week. But soon after that, another unannounced Nokia Lum ...

November 9, 2013

Should Microsoft sell Bing and Xbox? Lots of noise this week about what Microsoft should do with the direction of the company, including some persistent calls for the company to ...

November 8, 2013

Microsoft to take operating rights for Skype from TOM Online in China this month In mainland China , Skype has been operated by a joint venture with TOM Online for about 9 years. Now, TOM-Skype announces Microsoft will ta ...

November 7, 2013

Office Web Apps: now with real-time co-authoring and more It's been a long time coming for Office Web Apps, but full on real-time co-authoring has finally arrived. Microsoft has actually offered a s ...

November 6, 2013

Microsoft narrows its CEO shortlist, says Reuters Microsoft is continuing to look for a replacement for longtime CEO Steve Ballmer, but the list of potential candidates is narrowing, accordi ...

November 5, 2013

Full specifications of Nokia Lumia 525 and 929 leaked Following yesterday’s leak of the Nokia Lumia 525, as well as a video leak of the Nokia Lumia 929 last week, details of both devices keeps l ...

November 5, 2013

Nokia Lumia 525 passes Chinese certification, first photos leaked Whilst we didn’t see it getting announced during Nokia World last month, the Nokia Lumia 525, codenamed “Glee”, has been in the spotlight re ...

November 4, 2013

Here we go again: will current Windows Phones upgrade to 8.1? If you remember all the way back to June of 2012, when Microsoft hemmed and hawed and finally announced that indeed Windows Phone 7.5 device ...

October 30, 2013

Exclusive: Microsoft account to get enhanced account recovery and security features The last time Microsoft account was added with new features was back in April when we exclusively reported that the service would get two-fa ...

October 30, 2013

Video of Verizon’s Nokia Lumia 929 leaked, showing 5-inch 1080p display and aluminum frame With Nokia World 2013 just finished, we saw Nokia venturing into the large screened “phablet” space with the announcement of Nokia Lumia 152 ...

October 26, 2013

Microsoft decides to take stock price seriously, surges Steve Ballmer was known for caring more about profits than stock prices, sometimes to the dismay of shareholders. Yet in his last days, afte ...

October 25, 2013

What don’t you get about Office for iOS? This morning, Apple unveiled their latest iPads and Macbooks, and along with it, revisions to both iLife, Apple's suite of "lifestyle" apps ...

October 23, 2013

Nokia World in Abu Dhabi, of all places Quick recap: Asha 500, 502, 503 WhatsApp for Asha The Lumia 1520 StoryTeller Instagram and Vine Nokia "Beamer" Lumia "Black" phone update Th ...

October 22, 2013