It’s hard to believe that in just about a year’s time the cost of entry for 50” 4K TVs has gone from $20,000 down to about $1000! While you wait for the broad availability of 4K streaming video content there’s another great use for these TVs: as an extreme PC display. Show More Summary
In this edition of Weekend Reading, we’ve got stories on Microsoft’s digital detectives, the all-in-one Xbox One and Windows 8.1 updates on the Windows Store. You got an exclusive look inside Microsoft’s new high-tech headquarters for the fight against cybercrime. Show More Summary
Giant. Monster. Mammoth. Colossus. Reviewers have called Nokia’s new 6-inch Windows Phone lots of things in the weeks since its unveiling—including one of the best big smartphones you can buy. Now you can. AT&T and the Microsoft Store just started taking preorders for the Lumia 1520 with Windows Phone 8. Show More Summary
As the medical world turns increasingly to electronic health records, it becomes essential that physicians have a powerful and portable device they can carry and refer to as they make their rounds. On Tuesday the Surface Blog presented a video with Dr. Show More Summary
IE11 for Windows 8.1 is our fastest browser yet – 9% faster than IE10 and nearly 30% faster than the nearest competitive browser. IE11 provides the kind of performance that users expect from their favorite sites and developers rely on to build modern web experiences like Hover.ie and GlacierWorks: Everest. Show More Summary
Today we’re excited to announce our partnership with Red Bull Media House to bring an immersive freeride mountain biking experience to the web in IE11. This site is part of Red Bull’s ultimate freeride downhill mountain bike contest, Rampage, which took place on October 11-13 in the Southern Utah desert. Show More Summary
As I walk down the hallway in my office this week I see a lot of smiles from people on the team who are excited about their hard work finally making it into customers’ hands. This week we’ve got some great things coming for Windows and Windows Phone customers. Show More Summary
This blog post is part of a series of guest posts we’re publishing this week from different people in groups across Microsoft who helped us build Windows 8.1. – Brandon My name is Adam Czeisler and I am the Development Manager for one half of the SkyDrive team in Windows Services. Show More Summary
Six months and counting. That's how long you've got until Microsoft stops delivering security updates for Windows XP, leaving those machines vulnerable to outside attackers. Here are three strategies you can use to kick-start the migration process.
You can't pin the blame for this one on IBM.
In this edition of Weekend Reading, we’ve got stories on the debut of the next-generation Surface tablets, a major development for Lync 2013 and the Department of Defense and new social networking and business intelligence tools. The week started off with a first look at the Surface 2 and Surface Pro 2. Show More Summary
Microsoft is rolling out its CRM Online 2013 service and will be delivering its on-premises and Windows 8/iPad client complements to it later this month.
Today we’re excited to launch Hover for the web! You may remember Hover as the game that came on your Windows 95 CD-ROM. It’s a combination of bumper cars and capture the flag, and at the time, it displayed cutting edge graphics on PCs. Show More Summary
There are reasons to buy ARM Windows, but Microsoft isn't telling anyone.
Microsoft is launching a limited-time iPad trade-in offer in its brick-and-mortar Microsoft Stores.
When “The Recital” made its debut last month, I noted that our latest Roman Coppola-directed TV commercial had high expectations to meet: Its predecessor, “The Wedding,” was the most watched Windows Phone video of all time. Was. In just...Show More Summary
Microsoft news roundup: New iPad focused ad; Microsoft Tag phase-out; new markets for Skype for Outlook.com and more news of the week.
Also, play without controller batteries by using a USB cable.
In this edition of Weekend Reading, we show off the latest batch of devices available for Windows Phone 8 (including Nokia’s biggest screen yet for Windows Phone), programs from Microsoft that reward bug finders and game developers and...Show More Summary