To celebrate all of the great support we have received over the past year from IT pros, we are happy to announce the registration information for the Springboard Series Windows Community Party at TechEd North America. The party is open...Show More Summary
Are Microsoft's new, more rapidly delivered releases like Windows Blue and the Visual Studio 2012 updates just 'service packs in chunks'? One Microsoft exec explains why they're not.
If you were paying close attention earlier this week, you might’ve picked up on some clues—buzz over a billboard spotted here, a magazine ad there—that our friends at Nokia had something special brewing. A moment ago, all was revealed. Show More Summary
Current and potential Microsoft Surface Pro users who've been pining for lacking Wacom driver support for pressure-sensitive applications like Photoshop: Your wait may soon be over.
This blog post was authored by Matthias Shapiro, a technical evangelist at Microsoft. - Larry One of the exciting things and lesser known features in Windows Phone development is how it’s the perfect place to develop apps using HTML5. Show More Summary
When it comes to the Windows 8 laptops I use, I want it all. I want a beautiful full-HD screen, a quad core CPU, lots of RAM, multiple USB 3.0 ports, plenty of disk space, great sound, and tons of graphics horsepower all wrapped up in a pretty package. Show More Summary
After quickly selling out during its retail debut on Home Shopping Network last month, Nokia’s no contract, sub-$150 Lumia 521 is about to make an even bigger splash. Walmart officially starts selling the phone on Saturday at the insanely low price of $129, although you’ll already find it listed in the retail giant’s online store. Show More Summary
When you consider that browsing the web remains one of the most popular activities on a tablet, it’s surprising the experience isn’t better. People should expect more from the browsing experience on a tablet. Browsing speed has beenShow More Summary
Huawei’s first Windows Phone 8 smartphone—the Huawei W1—is expected to go on sale at Walmart later this month, the company announced today. So keep an eye out. It will be sold in Walmart’s online and retail stores. Already a popularShow More Summary
A report claims Microsoft is considering buying the Barnes & Noble Nook Media venture for $1 billion. Are there any signs indicating this is in the cards?
[This post was written by Aaron Sauvé, a senior program manager on the Windows Phone camera and photos team. –KC] One great feature of Windows Phone 8 is its ability to save full-resolution backup copies of your pictures and videos on SkyDrive, Microsoft’s cloud storage service. Show More Summary
Microsoft today announced that Amy Hood, who currently serves as chief financial officer of the Microsoft Business Division, was named Microsoft chief financial officer, succeeding outgoing CFO Peter Klein, who will remain at Microsoft through the end of June to ensure a smooth transition. Show More Summary
A mid-week Microsoft news round-up with the latest on Office for Mac 2011 14.4.3; Windows Embedded 'Blue'; and more information on Microsoft's YouTube app for Windows Phone.
Smaller 'specialty stores' are increasingly key to Microsoft's retail strategy.
Protecting castles from marauding monsters is the idea behind Monster Burner, Ubisoft’s fast-paced, highly-rated hit that just arrived in the Windows Phone Store. The game, which runs on both Windows Phone 7.5 and 8, is free. So there’s no reason not to give it a spin. Show More Summary
Microsoft is moving ahead with new features in its Office Web Apps -- a key piece of its devices and services corporate makeover -- with its 'Gemini' wave of deliverables.
Freshly enhanced versions of both Foursquare and YouTube arrived in the Windows Phone Store today, bringing additional Windows Phone 8 features to the two popular apps. The updated YouTube app lets you pin channels, playlists and results...Show More Summary
Microsoft is home to amazing people who come to work every day determined to change the world with technology. And we have the awesome job of telling their stories. Whether showing off the Microsoft Envisioning Center or explaining how...Show More Summary
Microsoft Windows engineering chief Julie Larson-Green says a public preview of Windows Blue will be out for all Windows 8 users at the end of June.
Microsoft and Yahoo are extending the revenue-per-search guarantee piece of their search partnership by another year.