Microsoft Surface &#...

Microsoft Announcement – Surface Last Thursday, Microsoft sent out mysterious invitations to an event that was to be held June 18th, 2012. Many rumors began to spread about what Microsoft would be announcing at their secret event. That event turned out to be where Microsoft...

Windows 8 Release Pr...

Windows 8 Release preview is now available for download. Visit http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows-8/iso to get your copy and let us know what you think in the comments below.   Want to help us out?MoreShare on...

Windows 8 Improves M...

Yesterday, Mark Yalovsky, Senior Program Manager Lead for the Windows User experience released a video showing off features coming in Windows 8 Release Preview. The new features targeted one part of the Windows 8 user experience that up to now has been sub-par: multi monitor support. When...

ZDNet Debate: Windows 8 or iPad for Enterprise? Mar16

ZDNet Debate: Window...

ZDNet has a series that they run where they host live debates on their website and let the users vote for which side they’re on. The current debate revolves around one question: Is a Windows 8 Tablet or an iPad better for Enterprise users? The debate is interesting and there are good points...

Xbox is #1 For 14 Months in a Row Mar16

Xbox is #1 For 14 Mo...

NPD statistics in February show that Xbox is in the top spot for yet another month in a row. February takes Xbox’s streak to 14 total months that it has sold more units than any other console on the market. The NPD statistics show us three ways in which Xbox Comes out on top. Xbox is...

Viewsonic Reveals Business Class Windows 8 Tablet at MWC Mar02

Viewsonic Reveals Bu...

Viewsonic revealed a business class tablet running Windows 8 that they plan to release in Q2 of 2012. The Viewsonic P100 comes in at 10” with an IPS 1280×800 display and a 1.6 GHz Intel N2600 dual-core processor. Viewsonic also released several Ice Cream Sandwich tablets today with...

What’s New in ...

  There is no doubt that Windows 8 will be great on new tablets and touch based computers, but what about the average user who already owns a normal PC and will face the decision of whether to upgrade or not. A lot of emphasis has been placed on touch interfaces in Windows 8 which leaves...

New All White Specia...

Microsoft has announced a new special edition XBOX 360 Kinect Combo Package, what’s so special about it, it has no pigment. XBOX is no stranger to special editions with the star wars edition, the halo edition and many others to match specific games. For those who want something a little...

HBO Go App Coming to XBOX on April 1st Feb28

HBO Go App Coming to...

HBO has announced that they plan on releasing HBO GO for XBOX on April 1st. HBO Go will be one of a long line of content providers working with Microsoft to provide digital media content on the XBOX. XBOX has been redefining connected media on box top systems over the last few months with...

Windows Phone, Only ...

Microsoft has a long tradition of insisting on designing its own web browsers, whether mobile or not. They have been highly criticized over Internet Explorer whether it was warranted or not, but today their stubbornness pays off. George Kurtz, CEO of the security firm CrowdStrike warns of a...

Nokia Pure View 808 ...

As we speculated a few days ago, Nokia announced their Pure View 808 today, a cell phone with a stunning 41 megapixel camera sensor. The camera will allow users to take crystal clear 5 and 8 megapixel shots while still having the power to take up to 41 megapixel shots that can be cropped...

Skype for Windows Ph...

Microsoft took the stage earlier this morning at Mobile World Congress to announce that Skype for Windows Phone will finally be released today, albeit in a beta form. The Skype app has been sought after by Windows Phone users for well over a year and with Microsoft’s purchase of Skype last...

Windows Phone Market...

Microsoft announced today, at Mobile World Congress that it will be expanding availability of the marketplace to 23 new countries. The 23 new markets expands the current marketplace availability from 40 countries to 63. Recently the Marketplace had been made available in Argentina, Indonesia,...

Amobee Launches Ad U...

Amobee is the company that for a while now has been defining mobile advertisement and they announced today that they have developed an ad unit made specifically for Windows Phone OS. The ad unit has been dubbed User Generated Ad (UGA) and will allow users to select which advertisements they...

Survey Says… W...

Joe Wilcox of betanews asked readers “Are You Bored with Your Windows Phone?” in an article last week. The readers responded with a resounding “No.” Joe explains that he had heard a few comments about Windows Phone users getting bored and since the UI is very similar to what will...

ZTE To Announce New ...

ZTE is gearing up to become a house-hold name in the US by announcing an onslaught of new phones at Mobile World Congress. One of those devices is rumored to be a new Windows Phone running Tango. ZTE is not a big smartphone name brand in the US, but it is hoping to change that with its new...

Microsoft and Other ...

World’s Leading App Stores Agree to Standardized Privacy Policy. Microsoft, Google, HP, RIM, Amazon and Apple have all agreed upon a new privacy policy for apps worldwide. The six companies listed above met with the California Attorney General to strike a deal that will have the new policy...

Nokia’s Pure V...

  Nokia, who has already held high praise for the cameras it puts in cell phones, appears to have yet another camera based technology in its bag of goodies. The company released a 22 second video showing off beautifully crisp shots of snowy landscapes and up close images of frozen...

Now You Can Request ...

By now we are all familiar with Suggestion Box by Microsoft which lets us vote on what features we want to see available in future Windows Phone updates. The problem comes when we want specific apps for specific services. It really isn’t Microsoft’s job or place to make an app for every...

Skype on Windows Pho...

Skype and Microsoft have begun beta testing on a stand-alone Skype app for Windows Phone. Many sources have verified that Microsoft and Skype employees have been able to download a beta version of Skype for their Windows Phones. This stand-alone app is just a precursor to the full integration...

Windows 8 on ARM Will Have the Desktop Feb08

Windows 8 on ARM Wil...

The Windows world rejoiced back in September when Microsoft announced during its build conference that Windows 8 would run on ARM-powered devices. Over the months that followed, the excitement was somewhat curbed by rumors that the traditional desktop and desktop applications would not...