Rewards for Windows ...

With Windows Phone 8 becoming available to the masses this past Friday, it should be no surprise that Bing Rewards is now offering rewards for those who are upgrading to the new handsets. What are the available rewards? The rewards are prepaid cards for apps and games on the Windows Phone 8...

Bing It On: New Blind Search Engine by Microsoft Sep19

Bing It On: New Blin...

It wasn’t until I did a few blind searches that I switched to Bing as my primary search engine. At the time, the biggest one was BlindSearch. It showed only the results of three different engines- Bing, Google, and Yahoo, of the user’s search query. The user could then choose a...

Ping to Outlast Zune Social by… One Month? Sep13

Ping to Outlast Zune...

Ping, the Zune Social clone, was a service by Apple that never caught on. A great percentage of iTunes users don’t even know what it is exactly. It is no longer accepting new members as the service will be no more by September 30th this year, one month after the Zune Social was removed...

Pulling the Plug on ...

Xbox Music, the service that will be replacing Zune, is coming this fall. Previously, we didn’t quite know what that meant for Zune users, but a recent email has answered a few questions. “As we prepare for the exciting launch of Xbox Music later this fall, we want to make you...

Update 7.10.8773.98 ...

Update 7.10.8773.98 was released for Windows Phone today. The “big deal” about this update is that it enables users to attach not just one picture, video, audio note, or ringtone, but multiple pictures, videos, audio notes, or ringtones. Of course, you can mix and match any of...

Bing’s Next Big Thing May10

Bing’s Next Bi...

There are going to be some changes on Bing. Big changes, like being completely redesigned. These renovations are suspected to be fueled by modifications Google made a short while ago. So what exactly are these “big changes?” I’m glad you asked. For starters, it’s going...

Changes to SkyDrive ...

Recently, Microsoft has made a number of changes to its SkyDrive service. These changes were obviously made to compete with other cloud storage devices. One apparent change is SkyDrive storage space. New SkyDrive members will be given seven gigabytes of storage space, which is more space...

Bing Desktop Beta Apr10

Bing Desktop Beta

Just a few days ago, Bing Desktop Beta 1.0.45.0 was released. Bing Desktop is a simple piece of software that automatically makes Bing’s homepage photo your desktop background. In addition to this, you get a neat little search box on your desktop for convenience. By default, this is...

Chrync Syncs Chrome ...

Have you been searching for a way to keep your Chrome bookmarks in sync with your Windows Phone? Look no further, Chrync has you covered. Chrync stores your bookmarks and history from Chrome for easy and quick access on your phone. All that you need to do is sign in to Chrome on your computer...

Microsoft Creating a...

Microsoft is breaking out of its old, bland persona it used to have. Microsoft is actually looking pretty good, especially in comparison to its competitors. What? Don’t believe me? Well, while Apple and Google are caught up in their privacy issues and everything else they’re...

New Windows Phone Ma...

Developers are now able to submit applications to the brand-new Windows Phone markets. Submitting apps to these 23 new markets gives developers a head-start against developers who surface later. The 23 are in addition to the five countries that the Windows Phone Marketplace was extended to...

Where Apple was “Inspired” by Microsoft Mar16

Where Apple was R...

As some of you may know, some Apple fanboys think that all Microsoft does is copy Apple. Surely you know somebody who has that mindset, whether it’s a friend, co-worker, or maybe even a family member. It’s time we point out some of the moves Apple made that provides evidence that...

Bing Testing a New L...

Recently, while doing some work and searching with my favorite search engine, Bing, and I noticed a change in the visual layout. This was not the first time I’ve noticed Bing toying with the site. About a year ago they were trying a new homepage, the page was based on Microsoft’s...

Office 15 Revealed

February 9th, Microsoft released some more details of their Windows 8 ARM edition, and while doing so also publicized some concepts for the new Microsoft Office package. The new design for the Office applications includes an overall flatter interface, inspired by Microsoft’s Metro...

Photosynth.

One of the neat things about Microsoft is that there’s so much going on. There are so many teams and groups working on different things. Sometimes it’s easy to only notice the bigger products Microsoft has, and that is the reason that I’ve decided to introduce Photosynth to...

Windows Phone…...

What makes Windows Phone so strong when it comes to Smoked by Windows Phone challenges? How is it so much faster than all those other phones? There aren’t even any dual core Windows Phones on the market or any other super hardware advantages, so we’ll take a closer look at the...

Why You Should Give Bing A Second Chance Jan23

Why You Should Give ...

I know what you’re already thinking. You’re probably thinking to yourself, “No way! I hate Bing!” Now, I understand Bing did start off a bit rough, but it has changed a lot since Bing’s debut. If you still think you prefer Google over any other search engine, I...