It’s been a big month for companion apps. Xbox announced a new one today. A Call of Duty companion is another recent arrival. And now Grand Theft Auto fans have one. If you’re already immersed in Grand Theft Auto V, the latest installment...Show More Summary
This Friday is the launch of Xbox One. I am pretty stoked! I’ve got my “Day One Edition” coming. If you are like me and have an Xbox One on the way, you can get ready for your Xbox One by downloading the Xbox One SmartGlass app for your Windows tablet and for your Windows Phone. Show More Summary
Ahead of Friday’s release of Xbox One, the Xbox team today launched an all-new SmartGlass companion app for its next-gen game console. The app, available on both Windows phones and tablets, offers a whole new way to experience Xbox One. Show More Summary
In Windows 8 we enabled combining the high level UI capabilities of XAML and the low-level rendering power of DirectX within the same app using the three XAML-DirectX interop APIs: SwapChainBackgroundPanel, for overlaying XAML UI onto...Show More Summary
Microsoft wasn't the only company interested in the Finnish phone business.
The following post is from Kevin Eagan, Vice President Online Commerce, Microsoft. Today, I am thrilled to announce the opening of the Microsoft Store on eBay in the U.S.! We are excited to work with eBay to help expand our retail footprint...Show More Summary
Twitch app will let you watch, but not broadcast, on launch day.
It's not just science fiction. Microsoft is working to make calendar, e-mail and other 'super' apps smarter by embedding entity information directly into them.
The following post is from Susan Hauser, Corporate Vice President, Enterprise and Partner Group, Microsoft. Mobile technology first took off in the consumer market, and it wasn’t too long before IT managers were being asked to handle an influx of personal devices in the workplace. Show More Summary
Today in New York we hosted an event with customers and app partners and talked about the role technology is playing in enabling mobility scenarios for businesses. When we think about mobility, it’s much more than handing out a tablet to road warriors to deliver sales presentations. Show More Summary
This past June, we announced a collaboration with Unity, through which Unity developers can publish their apps on Windows platforms. Since the release of Unity 4.2, we’ve seen exponential growth of apps made with Unity on both the Windows Store and Windows Phone Store; there are now more than one thousand Unity apps—and counting. Show More Summary
This past June, we announced collaboration with Unity, through which Unity developers can publish their apps on Windows platforms. In porting Unity apps to both Windows Store and Windows Phone Store, developers can expand market reach...Show More Summary
Microsoft Research this morning took the wraps off Office Remote, a new app that lets you control Office presentations from across the classroom or boardroom using your Windows Phone 8. Download it now The app, a collaboration between...Show More Summary
Finnish game studio, 10tons, has published 32 games on a dozen platforms over the last decade. The studio has monetized its games in part because of its rich, compelling content, its multi-platform approach, and its solid marketing strategy. Show More Summary
Nokia's biggest Windows Phone yet, at six inches, offers some benefits for those not put off by a meatier form factor.
It might not be a looker, but that doesn’t mean the Xbox One’s power is wasted.
What's the former technical lead on Eclipse Java development tools been doing at Microsoft for the past three years? Building a browser-based development toolset.
"At the end of the day, we need to break a pattern. Face it: I'm a pattern."
Holiday shopping season is kicking into gear. And so are the perks for people buying new Nokia Lumia smartphones with Windows Phone 8. Here’s a rundown of three limited-time offers and deals you don’t want to pass up: #1 $20 app credit...Show More Summary
I get excited about 3D printing. Really excited. Like Tom Cruise on Oprah’s couch excited. So, I couldn’t be more thrilled that we are releasing a 3D printing app for Windows 8.1. Everyone from Men’s Journal to the New York Times isShow More Summary