Opinion

So. Mango is cool… but will it sell? Some sort of a flood of Mango hands on reviews released tonight, and everyone from Paul Thurrott to Gizmodo to Ina Fried at All Things D to ...

June 20, 2011

Opinion: Travis’ Windows Phone OEM Bootcamp It's been two weeks since we saw some of the unique features Microsoft has in store for Windows Phone Mango. I have no doubt that we all hav ...

June 5, 2011

Windows Live on Windows Phone “Mango”: The Past, Present, and Future We've all heard about Microsoft's "3-screens-and-the-cloud" strategy before, delivering cloud services to the "three-screens ...

May 28, 2011

Opinions: How Microsoft Made A Cloud Believer Out of Me For three years I've listened to tech luminary Paul Thurrott on his Windows Weekly Podcast tell us about the future of computing and cloud i ...

May 15, 2011

Microsoft to announce Skype deal: “What does it mean?” According to numerous sources, Microsoft is set to announce a $7 $8 8.5 billion dollar deal to acquire Skype, as soon as early Tuesday morni ...

May 9, 2011

The Windows Phone PR debacle: will Microsoft ever learn? There have been a number of incremental news stories regarding the Windows Phone NoDo update since we last posted on the subject – unfortuna ...

March 28, 2011

#[email protected]*%BING: Why the Bing tweet was so bad This morning, someone from the Bing PR team, in an effort to join in the efforts to help the victims of the recent Japan earthquake and tsun ...

March 12, 2011

Guy (with ax to grind?) disses Bing / Kayak deal We’re sure that Jay Bhatti is probably a very nice guy.  Maybe he doesn’t have much to do after Spock.com was sold, or maybe he misses ...

March 7, 2011

The CES Keynote yawn: is it Ballmer or is it Microsoft? The early returns are filtering in, and our personal first impressions, along with others from around the web, were, shall we say, underwhel ...

January 6, 2011

A Windows Live Holiday wishlist Next month we’ll begin our 6th year of covering Windows Live news and information.  We’ve seen a lot come and go in the past 5 years (brough ...

December 19, 2010

The Vail debacle: Why Microsoft still doesn’t get the consumer Yesterday’s announcement on the Windows Home Server blog about the decision to pull Drive Extender functionality from Vail/Aurora/Breckenrid ...

November 24, 2010

Google Cloud Print – where is Live Mesh for Devices? I recently came across an article on Neowin which mentioned that an upcoming Google product might be coming soon to Google Docs – named Goog ...

November 6, 2010

Is Ray Ozzie going down fighting? Last week Steve Ballmer announced that Ray Ozzie would be stepping down from his position as Chief Software Architect at Microsoft, and toda ...

October 25, 2010

Thoughts on the Live Gallery/Live Writer Plug-in Change Windows Live Gallery is dead! Ok, technically it’s not, but it looks like it hasn’t long left of this world. Yes, yes, I know, we’re basing ...

August 11, 2010

Windows Live Calendar Wave 4 issue fixed Last week we posted about Windows Live Calendar Wave 4 experiencing calendar display issues soon after the upgrade. David Dennis, Principal ...

June 21, 2010

Windows Live Calendar Wave 4 upgrade causing calendars and events to disappear? Earlier this month, one of my Windows Live accounts started to encounter some problems, as none of my calendars and events would like to loa ...

June 17, 2010

Microsoft, the mobile market, and KIN: off to a bad start Well it didn’t take long for someone to show Microsoft and Verizon just how badly they’ve botched the pricing plans for the KIN. ...

May 6, 2010

Windows Live Wave 4: Can it change “hearts and minds”? Finally, it looks like Windows Live Wave 4 is just around the corner.  Microsoft last week began to talk publically about Messenger Wav ...

May 2, 2010

What’s a Zune phone? Long Zheng was quick to dig around in last night’s updated Zune software, and quick to find reference to a %phone% (good work, btw!), and th ...

January 26, 2010

The China Google rift: is it good for Bing? Yesterday Google dropped quite a bombshell when it announced that, because of a series of attacks on Google and other companies by hackers t ...

January 13, 2010