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...

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...

Microsoft gives Bing a MASSIVE Redesign!!! May31

Microsoft gives Bing...

The Bing Homepage just got a lot more awesome, thanks to a fancy new homepage from the Bing team. Previously we believed Bing was going to have a small change in it’s homepage with live tiles being added to the bottom of the Bing homepage, it turns out Microsoft had different plans....

Microsoft Offering 1...

Microsoft is pushing you to use Bing as much as possible. There is a new sweepstakes (one of many) that can land you a boat load of Bing credits. 100,000 to be exact. Now through June 10th, you’ll have the opportunity to win 100,000 Bing credits by tweeting a weekly question....

Bing Maps on Windows Phone Adds More Traffic Info May21

Bing Maps on Windows...

This might have come as a surprise, but if you are a frequent commuter, Bing Maps on your Windows Phone was a quick and handy way to check traffic patterns on highways and turnpikes. This weekend, Bing maps was upgraded through back end means to include traffic data on regular main roads....

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...

Bing Finally Updates its Look; Still not Complete May04

Bing Finally Updates...

Microsoft promised a few years ago on a new Bing design. One complete with html transitions and the new Metro style that is currently found throughout most other Microsoft products. Although we are not currently looking at the complete design change the new search results page looks a lot...

Bing Maps gets a Huge Update Apr18

Bing Maps gets a Hug...

Bing has announced several new features for its Bing Maps which should be live now. The first of the new improvements is easier use of the venue maps. Venue maps allow you to see locations inside of businesses a quick example would be having the ability to see stores inside of a mall . This...

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...

Bing to Help Startup...

Neowin has published an article stating that Rahul Sood, a Microsoft employee, has made the change from the Xbox division over to the Bing division. What is interesting is Sood’s motives for this drastic change. According to Neowin, Sood publicly stated on LinkedIn that the reasoning...

Facebook Advertises Bing On a Large Scale Mar02

Facebook Advertises ...

Facebook has had advertisements on its website for quite a while and it is its main source of revenue combined with Facebook credits. Today I noticed something different on my log out of the website. Bing is being advertised, and in a good way I might add. Bing pictures are one of...

New Bing Feature: Linked Pages Feb22

New Bing Feature: Li...

Microsoft has just unveiled a new feature for Bing called Linked Pages. Have you ever searched for yourself on Bing or any other search engine only to be disappointed that you are no where in sight or all the search results show of other people with the same name as you? Well, Bing has just...

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...

How to Survive Valen...

Don’t have any ideas on what to do for Valentines day? Don’t worry, we have you covered. Romantic Dinner via Bing Maps Did you know that you can search restaurants in your city within the maps? Of course you do, but did you also know that you can see tweets in any certain area?...

Windows 8 Teaser

Microsoft has put up a special Bing page for the Windows 8 Consumer Preview. The page consists of small tips for the preview such as “Meet your new browser”,”Connect to the Cloud”,”Frequently asked Questions” and a link to the Building Windows 8 blog....

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...

Microsoft takes on G...

Microsoft, via Bing, announced yesterday that it has decided to get in the location services game with a new application for Windows Phone, titled We’re In. The applications allows you to share your location with friends and family. “We’re In makes organizing get-togethers,...

Google regains marke...

Last month, Google took a slight hit in market share as it fell from a massive 66.1 % to a still massive 65.2 % from November of last year to July of this year. All the while Google was dropping slightly, Bing was picking up a lot of slack by growing from 11.8% to 14.4% from November to July....

Microsoft giving awa...

Microsoft has once again teamed up with On Air With Ryan Seacrest for another giveaway. Previously, the company was giving away 100 Windows Phones and free tickets to any concert of your choice in a four day sweepstakes period. Now, there’s a cash incentive valued more than both previous...

Not so subtle produc...

It’s that time again where we notice the Microsoft products perfectly placed in the images our tube is projecting into our living rooms. It’s been quite a while since our last Not So Subtle Product Placement post, so we definitely have missed some along the way, but we’ve got...

Search Google+ better with Bing
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Jul16

Search Google+ bette...

The best way to search through Google+ (G+) may actually be by using Bing, Microsoft’s search engine and Google’s competition. Paul Colligan, creator of ZuneLuv.com, tweeted out a YouTube video in which he posted an update on his personal G+ account; less than thirty minutes...

E3 2011: Bing on Xbo...

Microsoft announced Bing will be coming to Xbox in an update this Fall, and with Bing comes the ability to search for all the content on your console (and beyond)… with your voice. Saying the following words to your Xbox: “Xbox, Bing…” allows you to search for anything...

Microsoft E3 2011 &#...

Microsoft has been the big guns at E3 the past few years, and they did not plan on letting that drift away this year. Kinect was the main focus at the event, showcasing numerous games that have Kinect support. Mass Effect 3, will have Kinect voice support. Ghost Recon: Future Solider will be...

New Bing ads debut f...

It was recently announced that Bing and Facebook would be teaming up and the moment for a commercial featuring both online companies working together is finally here — with two different ads, to boot! Both commercials feature avatars of “your” friends telling you things they have...