Microsoft is introducing a Windows Enterprise Edition SKU available for the first time to those without Software Assurance.
This blog post is the latest in a recurring series that provides details about recent trends in the Windows Store across categories, markets, and more. Understanding these general trends can help you determine what types of apps to build or where to focus your development efforts. Show More Summary
We’re always watching to see what independent developers are going to come up with for Windows Phone. And every month, we add our favorites to The Next Big Thing Collection. Here are a few new games we’ve added for this month we think...Show More Summary
As promised, I am continuing the monthly series of my favorite Windows and Windows Phone apps. You can look back at my first post from last month here. Bing Maps Preview (Windows): Back in December, the Bing Team released the Bing Maps Preview that was built from the ground up for Windows 8.1. Show More Summary
If and when Microsoft makes Windows 8 free, how will it monetize it if so many of its core services and key apps are built-in for no extra charge? Let the experiments commence.
The Los Angeles Unified School District, the second-largest school district in the U.S., has selected Office 365 as its faculty and staff email solution. The district chose Office 365 for its reliability, flexibility and security features,...Show More Summary
In Silicon Valley (and in media satellites that take the NoCal mindset to New York and beyond), everyone has an iPhone, a MacBook Pro, and a Gmail account. Microsoft products and services might as well be from Mars. So be skeptical when you read analyses or predictions of what's coming next from Redmond.
NVIDIA engineers have been hard at work developing a new graphics platform that pushes the limit of both performance and efficiency: it’s called Maxwell. NVIDIA has just released the first GPUs based on Maxwell, the GeForce GTX 750 and GeForce GTX 750 Ti. Show More Summary
About 100,000 people visited Microsoft Technology Hall during the XXII Winter Olympic Games in the Olympic Park, featuring the latest Windows 8.1 devices for anyone to try. Many records were broken at the Winter Games, but MicrosoftShow More Summary
Microsoft is making Service Pack 1 for Office 2013, SharePoint 2013 and Exchange 2013 available for immediate download.
In a previous blog post, we talked about how to use geofences to make your apps smarter and more useful by having them respond to changes in the user’s location. With geofencing, your apps can do things like remind the user to pick up some milk when he or she is near a grocery store, or present a coupon for a nearby shop. Show More Summary
The following post is from Takeshi Numoto, Corporate Vice President, Cloud and Enterprise marketing, Microsoft. Less than a year ago, we announced Windows Azure services for Japan to support the growing demand for Microsoft’s cloud services. Show More Summary
Since Microsoft reorganized last July, there has been little information about what its new Applications & Services team is doing or how it's organized. Now we know a bit more.
Some of the company’s – if not the world’s – brightest minds don’t just turn off when the workday is done. They head to The Garage, a sanctuary for creativity and problem solving that harkens back to Microsoft’s start-up roots. It’sShow More Summary
In seeming preparation for Microsoft's takeover of Nokia's handset business, the executive musical chairs recommences.
If you think Nokia's decision to introduce a line of Android-powered phones is a threat to Microsoft, think again. With Microsoft's new "devices and services" emphasis, these phones are a logical fit, even after the acquisition clos...
Yesterday, HP announce a few new devices including the new HP Pavilion x360 convertible as well as HP ElitePad 1000 and HP ProPad 600 business tablets. The HP Pavilion x360 is convertible PC with touch that has a special 360-degree hinge that converts the PC into several modes: notebook mode, stand or tent mode, or tablet mode. Show More Summary
Microsoft's Windows Embedded partnership with Ford seems to be unraveling. So what's next for the Softies in the connected car space?
$80 headset and $25 adapter aren't quite as elegant as PS4's plug-and-play.