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Microsoft launches web-based Xbox Video, Windows Phone app coming soon

Earlier this month, Microsoft sent out a notice to Xbox Video users notifying them that any video content they have purchased on the service …

November 27, 2013

Nokia officially unveils the Lumia 525 and 526

Since rumors of the Nokia Lumia 525, codenamed “Glee”, first surfaced back in September, we have seen various leaked photos and specificatio …

November 27, 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

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

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

Now that Windows 8.1 is here, what we still don’t know

Yesterday Microsoft released the final version of Windows 8.1, the fix update to Windows 8, featuring a Start button, Bing Smart Search, bet …

October 18, 2013

SkyDrive smart files will be searchable with Windows 8.1

Back in July, the SkyDrive team introduced us to placeholder files, or “smart files”, basically image and document thumbnails which show you …

September 30, 2013

Is it time to rebrand Windows Phone, too?

This morning, Microsoft unveiled a new logo, a redesigned interface, and a new set of features for Bing. The logo moves Microsoft’s search p …

September 17, 2013

Nokia to hold press event on October 22, Lumia 1520 inbound

Earlier today we reported that Nokia had delayed the launch event for their upcoming 6-inch “phablet” device, the Nokia Lumia 1520, possibly …

September 17, 2013

Alleged Windows Phone 8.1 screenshots leaked, new features revealed

The first screenshots of Windows Phone 8.1, codenamed “Blue”, were leaked back in June this year when an alleged Nokia Lumia 920 with a pre- …

September 17, 2013

Bing unveils new logo, new user experience with Page Zero and Pole Position

Microsoft has just unveiled their new Bing logo, aimed to integrate the “One Microsoft” vision both from a product perspective and visually. …

September 16, 2013

Microsoft “Cortana” – next generation personal assistant for Windows Phone 8.1 detailed

Earlier today, we reported a recent leak of Windows Phone 8.1, codenamed “Blue”, and briefly mentioned an upcoming new feature in the OS cod …

September 12, 2013

Render of Nokia “Sirius” tablet leaked

Last month a series of rumors were trickling out regarding Nokia’s upcoming Windows RT tablet, codenamed ‘’Sirius”, and specifications of th …

September 12, 2013

Screenshots from Windows Phone 8 GDR3 and Nokia’s Lumia Bittersweet Shimmer updates leaked

Features of the upcoming Windows Phone 8 update, commonly referred to as General Distribution Release 3 (GDR3), were revealed a month ago. T …

September 7, 2013

Microsoft doesn’t need to copy anyone. It needs to be Microsoft

Earlier today, Paul Thurrott let off some steam (granted, he’s never been very shy about that), ranting about the perceived notion that Micr …

September 5, 2013

SkyDrive.com gets text extraction feature using Bing-powered OCR

The SkyDrive team has been on a roll recently. Only one month ago the team gave us a major update of their service, bringing us a new Shared …

August 28, 2013

Nokia “Bandit”, a 6-inch phablet with 1080p screen, coming later this year

Back in April this year, Financial Times reported that Nokia plans to introduce a “phablet” to its Lumia range, likely to be coming by the e …

August 19, 2013

Microsoft, Skype, (but not YouTube), and the “One Experience” vision

Today in a blog post on the Windows Experience blog, Microsoft Apps & Services General Manager Ryan Gavin gives us the first glimpse at …

August 15, 2013

Exclusive: SkyDrive to add new folder permission level – Co-owners

Over the past few months, we correctly predicted some of the new features that came as part of the recent major SkyDrive.com update. However …

August 12, 2013

Windows Phone 8 GDR3 update to bring screen rotation lock, text message syncing, driving mode, and more

Whilst Microsoft is in the process of rolling out the next Windows Phone 8 update, called General Distribution Release 2 (GDR2) – which brin …

August 9, 2013