November, 2014

LiveSide is retiring, thanks for all your support All good things must come to an end, and this blog is no exception. When Chris Overd, Matthew Weyer, and Harrison Hoffman founded LiveSide.n ...

November 24, 2014

The long, promising (and frustrating) history of Microsoft’s consumer file sync services Live Drive, SDrive, Project M, Folders, FolderShare, Windows Live Sync, Live Mesh, SkyDrive, OneDrive. Yes, Microsoft has been at this file ...

November 21, 2014

Yahoo! / Mozilla search partnership: What’s Marissa Mayer up to? Yesterday Yahoo! and Mozilla announced a new 5 year partnership to make "Yahoo the default search experience for Firefox in the United State ...

November 20, 2014

Has Microsoft given up on eReading? Microsoft has a long, and not very successful, history with eReaders, going all the way back to Microsoft Reader, which debuted in 2000, but ...

November 11, 2014

Microsoft announces the Lumia 535 and 535 Dual Sim Microsoft unveiled its first Microsoft branded Lumia phones tonight, the Lumia 535 and a dual SIM equivalent, the Lumia 535 Dual SIM. The ph ...

November 10, 2014

The Microsoft Work and Play Bundle: good deal if you can get it Microsoft just went live with what looks to be a pretty good deal it's calling the "Microsoft Work and Play Bundle", which includes one year ...

November 10, 2014

Back to the future: Windows Phone to be called Windows Mobile? Maybe that forced change from SkyDrive to OneDrive got things rolling, or perhaps new CEO Satya Nadella really is shaking things up at Micro ...

November 10, 2014

What’s your perfect Windows Phone? Microsoft is set to announce at least one, and possibly two new phones this week, a successor to the most popular Windows Phone ever made, t ...

November 9, 2014

Will the first Microsoft Lumia come in time for the holidays? When Microsoft announced it was rebranding its phone hardware as "Microsoft Lumia", it hinted that there might be a new phone on the way, wi ...

November 7, 2014

Office updates iOS, Android apps – Windows 10 apps coming soon Since Microsoft first introduced Office for the iPad last March, it's been downloaded some 40 million times, even with the restrictions of n ...

November 6, 2014

Digest: Dropbox on Office, Skype Translator, more I'm here on the Microsoft campus for the MVP Summit, a mostly yearly gathering of some 1500 Microsoft MVP awardees, and as usual being right ...

November 4, 2014