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Posted: November 18 2014 - Written by: Dave Amodt

Msft Onedrivebusinessnews1 100x100 Jpg The product of OneDrive has become a much talked about product from Microsoft in the consumer space, as the company updated consumers to an unlimited amount of cloud space. But for businesses, OneDrive for Business has been a talked about product with some details talked about and some not. On Monday, Microsoft talked more about OneDrive for Business.

Posted: November 18 2014 - Written by: Dave Amodt

Msft Numberschart1 100x100 Jpg In the latest newstrends, infographics and reports with charts and graphs, always seem to make the news about a topic or company more entertaining. Microsoft has learned that, and on Monday released a report about itself by the numbers. The report as seen on the web is a tiled experience, like Windows 8, with plenty of data that is interesting.


Posted: November 17 2014 - Written by: Dave Amodt

Msft Skypebrowserbeta1 100x100 Jpg One of the biggest complaints about Skype since its initial debut was the fact that it needed to be run via a separate app. It has been done so since the beginning, and with the evolution of technology and something called Web RTC, this may just change. On Friday, Microsoft and Skype announced a new Skype client that can be used in the browser.

Posted: November 17 2014 - Written by: Dave Amodt

Msft Facebookmessengerupdatewinphone 100x100 Png Facebook in all its glory is one of the most visited web sites around, and its messenger product for all mobile platforms has gotten updates to give users a number of new features. Windows Phone was the last one to get the updates, and on Friday got the latest updates. It will help users communicate easier on Facebook and chat easier on Windows Phone.


Posted: November 15 2014 - Written by: Dave Amodt

Msft Yammeroffice365login 100x100 Png Yammer is one of the most successful enterprise and business tools that Microsoft has acquired over the years, and making it work with Office 365 has been a chore. On Thursday, that chore has ended with support for Office 365 with Yammer. Plus hot Red Stripe deals on the Windows Store.

Posted: November 15 2014 - Written by: Dave Amodt

Msft Moviecreatorbeta1 100x100 Png Windows Phone 8.1 continues to get a series of new applications by the day, and those with the higher end line of Lumia phones are always looking for photo and video editing apps. On Thursday, Microsoft on the Lumia Conversations blog, released its latest video editing app, called Movie Creator for Windows Phone 8.1 fans.


Posted: November 13 2014 - Written by: Dave Amodt

Msft Visualstudio2013 100x100 Png Two of the most effective tools that Microsoft has for developers is Visual Studio and .NET, and they have been tools that developers have used for years. Microsoft on Wednesday came out with huge news on both of them. Microsoft open sourced .NET’s core stack, while at the same time giving away Visual Studio Community 2013 for free.

Posted: November 13 2014 - Written by: Dave Amodt

Msft Office365dynamicsjapan 100x100 Png If there is one thing that the cloud has taught Microsoft, its global expansion and local availability of its services. As Azure has expanded to over 19 regions around the globe, the need to get into more by the day grows. On Wednesday, Microsoft announced the latest with Dynamics CRM in Japan.


Posted: November 12 2014 - Written by: Dave Amodt

Msft Office365teachers 100x100 Png Office is one of the most widely used programs for schools around the world, and Microsoft has recently updated Office 365 to deliver the best possible Office experience for everyone. Microsoft has recently made it easier for teachers to get a copy of Office from their school, and on Tuesday rolled out the plans to help teachers get Office.

Posted: November 12 2014 - Written by: Dave Amodt

Msft Skypeforbusiness1 100x100 Png Skype has become a product that millions and millions of people use around the globe, and has become a brand name of its own. Lync also has been a huge hit, but only within the business set of its enterprise customers. On Tuesday, Microsoft introduced a new rebranding of its new business client, and it will be called Skype For Business.


Posted: November 11 2014 - Written by: Dave Amodt

Msft Workplaybundle1 228x3001 100x100 Jpg One of the biggest areas of revenue for Microsoft in the past few years has been the subscription model, and it has made the company billions of dollars. Satya Nadella continues to look for new ways to expand the revenue streams, and news on Monday revealed the next item. The Microsoft Work & Play Bundle gives users a one year premium bundle.

Posted: November 11 2014 - Written by: Dave Amodt

Msft Lumia535launch 300x2141 100x100 Jpg Much of the late rumors on Friday circulated about Microsoft’s upcoming announcement of their newest smartphone after the Nokia acquisition. The phone doesn’t have Nokia anywhere on it, and would feature the Lumia brand name only. Many speculated that the phone would be the Lumia 535, and the rumors became fact with the Microsoft Lumia 535.


Posted: November 10 2014 - Written by: Dave Amodt

Msft Xboxonenovupdate 100x100 Jpg Microsoft’s commitment to giving Xbox One users the freshest updates has continued since the console launched, and the monthly updates bring a number of exciting features. On Friday, Microsoft via Major Nelson, announced the November updates are ready to be released, giving users the last update of the year, but with a number of new items.

Posted: November 10 2014 - Written by: Dave Amodt

Msft Winphoneannouncement 100x100 Jpg Friday was a very busy day for Microsoft fans, as the company announced a number of news announcements on a number of topics. Some of the most interesting though were about Windows Phone and the latest Red Stripe Promos at the Windows Store. Each of these are interesting in their own way, and should keep interests of users.


Posted: November 7 2014 - Written by: Dave Amodt

Msft Softcardnfcprogram 100x100 Jpg In the mobile space in recent months, NFC or Near Field Contact communications are the hottest things around,and it enables users to pay for transactions by just touching their phone to a terminal. On Thursday, Windows Phone got a new partner in the NFC world courtesy of Softcard, and this joint venture will give Windows Phone users NFC joy.


Title Cheers! Thumbnail Date Author
Name Of Microsoft’s New Xbox? Xbox Fusion, 720 Or Infinity? 3 Orange May 6, 2013 Will McGuire
Microsoft Event: New Xbox 720 To Be Revealed On May 21st 3 Orange April 26, 2013 Oliver Krautscheid
Office For Mac: Microsoft Updates Office Apps For Retina Display, So Quit Your Moaning 3 Orange August 18, 2012 Jon
Windows Phone 8 App Downloads Doubled: Nokia Lumia Phones Large Contributor 2 Orange May 5, 2013 Will McGuire
SkyDrive On Android Devices: Get Modern UI On Android 2.3 Gingerbread And Higher 2 Orange August 31, 2012 Jon
What Is Your GPU Doing? Power Geek Unite With Windows GPU-Z 2 Orange August 7, 2013 Dave Amodt
Official Facebook App To Be Released for Windows Phone 2 Orange May 10, 2013 Will McGuire
Maps Pro Highlight Latest Windows Red Stripe Deals 2 Orange msft-redstriperayman June 14, 2014 Dave Amodt
IE10 Download for Windows 7 Coming – Release Date For Preview Version Announced 2 Orange October 18, 2012 Oliver Krautscheid
What Will Microsoft’s Wearables Future Be? 2 Orange msft-wearablepatent1 July 4, 2014 Dave Amodt