Are You Feeling “Blue”? Apr01

Are You Feeling R...

  What does this code name “Windows Blue” mean to me? I want to dig into it but I tend to steer away when information is released in this fashion. As it becomes more “official” I’ll dig in deeper. This is partly out of respect and in part I’m simply tired...

If I Could IllumiRoo...

IllumiRoom has been generally known about since CES 2013. Great work from Microsoft Research on this one. Seriously though, this could be an entertainment and educational experience that augments the area surrounding the TV! How awesome is that? Pretty cool, but then I started thinking to...

Slacker Radio Now Available on Xbox Live Feb28

Slacker Radio Now Av...

  Slacker Radio is the newest addition to gold members on Xbox Live. Slacker Radio is a similar service similar to Pandora and iHeartRadio, which allows you to create your own artist music stations to listen to. I quickly noticed how similar the user interface of this app is compared to the...

Outlook.com – ...

  How many times have you had to reconfigure your e-mail program to work with a new e-mail address? Do you call the family IT guy or the friend who works in the IT industry? Are you the IT guy that swings by to lend a hand to others in a time of need? Time goes by and you end up changing...

Xbox Live System Update (2/19/13) Feb19

Xbox Live System Upd...

Xbox Live members may notice they will be prompted with a system update when signing onto Xbox Live today. According to Major Nelson’s tweet, this is what the update releases notes are “Xbox LIVE System update out today. No big changes just an update to default settings that will...

Charging Ahead: Read...

    With MWC 2013 (Mobile World Congress) just around the corner starting February 25th – 28th, I find myself patiently waiting for the exciting news about the mobile industry, all sorts of good stuff to be announced I’m sure! I really hope to see lots of great new...

Is Microsoft really ...

Last week an analyst at Morgan Stanley released a report estimating that Microsoft could make up at least $2.5bn in annual revenue by offering the Office suite on the Apple iPad, a substantial amount that could add to Microsoft’s $73.72bn revenue (2012). It’s an interesting angle,...

What’s in your...

I’ll be the first to admit that my experience with the Apple or Android ecosystems is limited as a whole with just some basic time spent with any of their devices individually. This is by choice. I have assisted people with their devices on a number of occasions and made recommendations...

Redbox Instant on Xbox 360 Feb10

Redbox Instant on Xb...

    The new service by Redbox called Redbox Instant by Verizon is coming soon to an Xbox 360 near you! Xbox 360 is the only game console that will feature this app and will become available exclusively in the near future. You can try out this app for yourself right now by joining into the...

Press Release –...

REDMOND, WA, February 8, 2013– Zunited.net, a prominent website reporting on Microsoft related news, announced in December 2012 that it will be changing its name, to The Redmond Post at the domain www.redmondpost.com. Zunited was started 5 years ago as a fan website about the Zune device...

Office 365 vs. Offic...

As I ponder over and over what my first article will be for The Redmond Post (Super Excited by the way!), I find myself rolling through many topics related to Microsoft and its vast choices of products and services. Can you guess what the first thing I did once I had the okay? I opened up...

You will rent Office...

I wasn’t really into this Office 365 thing – I want all my applications and documents secure and local, where I can use them offline or online, why would I want yet another subscription service? I had just purchased Office Pro 2013 and was happily downloading it to install when…...

Man recieves free Lu...

Having his car painted by Nokia! @skooal (also known as Damien) offered to have his car painted for a free Lumia 900: @Nokia I will let you paint my car for a Lumia 900. I am serious.” – @skooal – aka Damien, from Wexford Nokia pounced on this opportunity; here is a video of their...

Unity Game Engine Su...

Finally Windows Phone is seeing some love from the developers of game engines! Due to the loosening of development restrictions in Windows Phone 8, the Unity Game Engine will, at last, support Microsoft’s mobile operating system. Of course, Windows 8 isn’t left out of the party...

Sony’s Answer ...

In an interesting leak on PocketNow, Sony’s answer to the Microsoft Surface and similar products has been brought into the limelight. Dubbed the Sony Vaio Duo 11, the “laplet” comes with a built in backlit-keyboard, an active digitizer for styli, and an 11-inch screen. Keep...

Samsung Teases Series 5 Hybrid PC Aug27

Samsung Teases Serie...

Samsung just gave us a first glimpse of its finished Series 5 Hybrid PC on its Facebook page. This computer was shown in prototype form back in Computex (Early June) with a keyboard dock, slots for styli, around an 11 inch screen, and front and rear cameras. The tablet should be announced by...

Microsoft Reveals Ne...

  Finally! Microsoft has unvieled a new look for its company, reimagined from a logo that was last changed in 1987. Yeah, that’s right, 25 years ago! From the Microsoft’s official blog post: The Microsoft brand is about much more than logos or product names. We are lucky to...

Digitimes Predicts W...

Oh yes, it’s that time of the year, when Digitimes releases its predictions for the mobile operating system market! Digitimes’ August report envisions a 107.80% growth in Windows Phone for the rest of this year. In comparision, Android will grow 89.80% this year (down from 236.50%...

W.I.N.C.O. PhoContro...

Back in the old days, when Windows Mobile was still alive, there were a plethora of options to control a Windows Mobile device with a Windows PC (even some official ones by Microsoft!). Of course, Windows Phone changed all that due to its closed nature. W.I.N.C.O decided to take matters into...

Trusted Platform Mod...

Currently, Microsoft’s presence in the mobile enterprise sector is lagging far behind its competitors. This is largely due to two reasons, consumer mindshare (a large percent of people don’t have the will to bring in a Windows Phone to the office) and device security. Apple and Google have...

This Week’s Xb...

This week’s treat on the mobile front is Super Monkey Ball 2. Improving from the original version, Super Monkey Ball 2 offers better graphics, one more world, and 15 more stages than the original Super Monkey Ball. Are you guys buying? Let’s hope this version doesn’t have the...

Surprise release of Microsoft Flight! Feb29

Surprise release of ...

Just recently, Microsoft released it’s newest version of their flight simulator, Microsoft Flight. This of course includes a new look, new plan selection, and dynamic landscaping and scenario. I’ve already installed and tested the software, and you can tell that Microsoft put a...

Windows 8 Consumer P...

Today marks a momentous day for Microsoft with the launch of the Windows 8 Consumer Preview. Windows 8 marks the first massive change in the Windows Operating System’s interface since it’s inception. With the public release of this preview the general consumer public will have...

Countdown to the Win...

Zunited has begun the countdown to the Windows 8 Consumer Preview! Word on the street is that the Consumer Preview will be going live at approximately 6:00AM PST (9:00AM EST) Zunited will be here every step of the way providing the latest news and updates! Stay tuned for more info as the night...

Windows Phone Screen...

I thought it would be interesting for people to compare what their tile screens look like because everyone does it differently. First tell everyone your theme. Second, lay out your screen like this: App Name – App Name. If you have a double wide you should say something like...