February, 2014

More Nokia X devices on the way this year, says Nokia VP We may be confused as to the logic behind Nokia’s push into Android, especially just as the phones business is about to be acquired by Micro ...

February 26, 2014

Does the Nokia X make any sense to you? This week, Nokia officially announced the “X” series of entry level smartphones powered by an open source version of Android.  The thre ...

February 25, 2014

Bing Maps Preview adds 15 3D cities In December, Bing Maps introduced a new version of its on-again, off-again 3D mapping product, the “Bing Maps Preview”, this time completely ...

February 22, 2014

Its Official, part two: Office Web Apps is now Office Online Yesterday marked the much anticipated rebrand of SkyDrive to OneDrive, but in a companion move, Microsoft also announced that Office Web App ...

February 20, 2014

Its official: SkyDrive is now OneDrive Microsoft just announced that SkyDrive is now officially OneDrive, and available in over 100 languages at www.onedrive.com or by logging in ...

February 19, 2014

Windows Phone 8.1 icons provide clues to Cortana, dual sims, more Ever since the Windows Phone 8.1 SDK, provided early to developers, leaked last week, we’ve been learning more and more about what’s upcomin ...

February 18, 2014

Bing Health and Fitness Beta comes to Windows Phone 8 When Windows 8.1 was delivered last October, Microsoft released two brand new Bing Apps, Bing Health & Fitness and Bing Food & Drink ...

February 16, 2014

The Windows Phone 8.1 features you haven’t seen in the leaked SDK If you had been following the news lately, a preview version of Windows Phone 8.1 SDK were distributed to selected beta testers earlier this ...

February 15, 2014

Skype updated to fix multiple device sync Ever since Microsoft announced the deal to acquire Skype back in May of 2011 (closing the deal in October of that year), updates to Skype ha ...

February 13, 2014

SkyDrive Updated for Windows 8.1: brings back sync icon Microsoft released a number of updates for Windows 8.1 RT, Windows 8.1, and Windows Server 2012 R2, and among the updates was something a bi ...

February 11, 2014

Android on Nokia: Microsoft’s Asha problem The Android on Nokia story, which has been percolating ever since word first leaked out about a Nokia "Normandy" device, boiled over yesterd ...

February 11, 2014

Xbox gearing up for Music, Video… and Reading Last October, we caught a mention of a new team at Microsoft, the "Xbox Music, Video, and Reading" team, responsible for the currently avail ...

February 7, 2014

How to win at Microsoft: notes on a new CEO The day started early here in Seattle – Microsoft announced Satya Nadella as their new CEO at 6am PST, just in time for the stock markets in ...

February 4, 2014

Microsoft invests $15 million in Foursquare, gets licensing deal in return The Wall Street Journal is reporting today that Microsoft has invested $15 million in popular location check-in service Foursquare, and has ...

February 4, 2014

India abuzz with Satya Nadella’s hiring In choosing Satya Nadella as CEO of Microsoft, the company has not only chosen an accomplished technologist and administrator but what's tur ...

February 4, 2014

Satya Nadella is Microsoft’s new CEO, Gates steps down as Chairman of the Board Microsoft, in a press release this morning, has made the official announcement that Satya Nadella, a 22 year Microsoft veteran, becomes the ...

February 4, 2014

First peek at the Samsung Huron Windows Phone 8.1 device, thanks to @evleaks Mega-leaker @evleaks has posted what appears to be the first render of a Windows Phone 8.1 device, the Samsung "Huron", said to be coming to ...

February 3, 2014

Everyone’s posting their Satya Nadella interviews… here’s ours (from 2007) Back in 2007, Microsoft held what turned out to be a one-time event, called Searchification. Microsoft invited a number of media types down ...

February 3, 2014

Bing, Bill Gates, and the Board: Microsoft to retool? A trio of new rumors have been circulating the past few days, of course perhaps overshadowed by a fourth, that Microsoft is about to choose ...

February 3, 2014

What Microsoft can learn from the Seahawks’ “12th Man” Tomorrow, Sunday February 2nd, the Seattle Seahawks play the Denver Broncos in the Super Bowl for the NFL championship. Seattle is pretty ex ...

February 1, 2014