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Posted: October 21 2014 - Written by: Dave Amodt

Msft Skype224drawing 100x100 Png The Skype program and app for Windows Phone is one of the premiere apps for the phone, and Microsoft’s updating of the app has been lackluster as of late. On Monday, Microsoft finally updated the Skype app, giving users a new 2.24 version to enjoy on their Windows Phones.

Posted: October 21 2014 - Written by: Dave Amodt

Msft Officemixupdate1 100x100 Png Office Mix got a slow start from Microsoft and the Office 365 team, but as more users are starting to use it, it’s getting the love it needs from Microsoft. On Monday, Microsoft updates Office Mix, and now makes it easier to create, share, and show off.


Posted: October 20 2014 - Written by: Dave Amodt

Msft Cortanaupdate1 100x100 Jpg Cortana is a great tool that is built within Windows Phone 8.1, and is continually getting updates from Microsoft. As it continues to evolve, customers are starting to see Cortana get better, and on Friday got a number of updates that show it off nicely.

Posted: October 20 2014 - Written by: Dave Amodt

Msft Skypeinstantmacupdate 100x100 Png Skype for the Mac got a major update in the past week, and with it, people have questions, and Microsoft made it a point to update users on it. That, plus new conferences in 2015, make Microsoft a very happening place to follow as the year ends and 2015 starts soon enough for many.


Posted: October 16 2014 - Written by: Dave Amodt

Msft Skypeio8screenupdates1 100x100 Png Skype is one of those apps from Microsoft that needs to get constantly updated to fit the mobile phone technology of today. With the latest updates to the Apple line of iPhones, the screen sizes changed drastically, and Skype had to update. On Wednesday, Skype issued those changes as part of its 5.6 release.

Posted: October 16 2014 - Written by: Dave Amodt

Msft Lyncwin2013update 100x100 Png Two of the most used enterprise programs from Microsoft are Lync and Outlook Web App. They aren’t the most sexy of programs, but if you talk to almost any mobile professional, you will find these programs used a ton, and they are always looking for updates. On Wednesday, updates arrived on both programs.


Posted: October 15 2014 - Written by: Dave Amodt

Msft Skypeqik1 100x100 Jpg The advent of mobile video apps has brought a number of interesting video sharing apps for users. It doesn’t always mean long videos, and ones like Snapchat just allow for a short period of shared video. On Tuesday, Skype from Microsoft got in the game, with the introduction of Qik.

Posted: October 14 2014 - Written by: Dave Amodt

Msft Msftsalesforcedeal1 100x100 Png Earlier this yea, in a bold and surprise move, Microsoft and Salesfoce made annoncements on their companies colllaborating to work together for the enterprise customers. During Monday’s Salesfoce conference, more information on this pact was announced, which will please both companies.


Posted: October 14 2014 - Written by: Dave Amodt

Msft Electionmap1 100x100 Png The election season in any country is a time of year that always has a ton of data and web content, and orgaanizing all the content in one place is always a tough thing. On Monday, Microsoft announced a brand new Bing Elections portal, that aims to be a comprehensive election information hub for all.

Posted: October 13 2014 - Written by: Dave Amodt

Msft Skypeoutlookcomupdate1 100x100 Png People use who use Skype and Outlook.com, often find that finding friends on the Outlook.com for Skype hasn’t been something that Microsoft has made easy. On Friday, Microsoft changed this, and made finding friends using Skype for Outlook.com much easier.


Posted: October 13 2014 - Written by: Dave Amodt

Msft Nbalive15preorder 100x100 Png One of the biggest updates to the Xbox One from Microsoft is the ability to pre-order games and to have them available to play on game-day. This cuts down on the number of days to stores, long lines, and questionable availability. Two of the latest titles were live for pre-order and should be a hit.

Posted: October 13 2014 - Written by: Dave Amodt

Msft Skypemac70a 100x100 Jpg Skype is used across a number of platforms, and as the world continues to grow, it continues to grow by the minute. On Thursday, Skype and Microsoft annnounced a new series of updates for Skype. It has come out with a new Skype client for Mac, and a new desktop experience for Windows users.


Posted: October 13 2014 - Written by: Dave Amodt

Msft Msnbreakingtweets 100x100 Png On Thursday, Microsoft came out with a number of updates, and the range of topics getting updates continue to amaze/ Both MSN and the Surface line of products got updates, and they will make those who follow them happy.

Posted: October 13 2014 - Written by: Dave Amodt

Msft Ximlaunch2 100x100 Jpg It’s no secret that Microsoft is cross developing its services and apps for more than just the Windows system. Android has become a huge market for the company, and on Wednesday, Microsoft showed off its latest tool. Xim is a new photo sharing app that gives Android users fun ways to share photos.


Posted: October 13 2014 - Written by: Dave Amodt

Msft Onedrivebusinesssharing1 100x100 Png For business and enterprise users, OneDrive for Business and Outlook Web App are staples for daily use. But, for Office 365 subscribers, the two apps never got along completely, and always ran as separate apps. On Wednesday, Microsoft updated this, and now will allow users to attach links to files for business users.


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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
Name Of Microsoft’s New Xbox? Xbox Fusion, 720 Or Infinity? 3 Orange May 6, 2013 Will McGuire
What Will Microsoft’s Wearables Future Be? 2 Orange msft-wearablepatent1 July 4, 2014 Dave Amodt
Adobe Lends Microsoft Flash Source Code, IE 10 Coming with Limited Flash Support 2 Orange May 25, 2012 Jon
Microsoft Lands Lumia 928 On Verizon Wireless: Impressive Specs 2 Orange May 27, 2013 Dave Amodt
Microsoft Lands Minecraft On Xbox One In August 2 Orange msft-minecraftxboxone1 May 23, 2014 Dave Amodt
New Free Touch Covers With Microsoft Surface Purchase 2 Orange June 1, 2013 Oliver Krautscheid
Bing Gets Massive Holiday Update 2 Orange msft-bingupdate-1 December 14, 2013 Dave Amodt
MSFT To Invest Up To $1 Billion Into Xbox One Game Market 2 Orange May 31, 2013 Dave Amodt