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Posted: September 30 2014 - Written by: Dave Amodt

Msft Skypeios8updatea 100x100 Jpeg As Skype has gotten to be a top hit across the Apple iOS world, its important that the product gets continual updates. With iOS 8 coming out this past week, on Monday, Skype came out with exciting new iOS 8 updates that many will find very nice.

Posted: September 30 2014 - Written by: Dave Amodt

Msft Officestudentproplus2 100x100 Jpg The Office 365 system of apps from Microsoft has been a wonderful hit for individuals, corporations, and small businesses. But, Microsoft is eagerly going after the education market in a big way, and on Monday, made huge ways to make that happen for students with Office 365 updates.


Posted: September 21 2014 - Written by: Dave Amodt

Msft Onedrive30gba 100x100 Jpeg OneDrive is one of the hottest and most successful cloud storage services, and Microsoft clearly has a hit on its hands with people using it. On Friday, Microsoft doubled the amount of storage for iPhone users, giving them 30GB of free storage.

Posted: September 21 2014 - Written by: Dave Amodt

Msft Newoffice365homepage1 100x100 Png The Office 365 product from Microsoft has become incredibly useful for individuals, small businesses, students, and large corporations. Microsoft has been retuning the Office 365 home page for sometime, and it finally came out with a great revision, that allows users to launch docs and start right away.


Posted: September 19 2014 - Written by: Dave Amodt

Msft Sept2014layoffs1 100x100 Jpg Microsoft earlier this year made the news with a large number of layoffs, as it let go of 12,500 employees. On Thursday, Microsoft announced the latest job cuts, which will leave 2,100 people without jobs, and the latest result of the Nokia purchase earlier this year.

Posted: September 19 2014 - Written by: Dave Amodt

Msft Onenoteios8a 100x100 Png Apple’s iOS 8 has hit the Apple servers for Apple users to download, and with it, apps are being updated in record numbers. Microsoft is like all the rest of the companies issuing updates, but gave its OneNote program a new set of tools, which will makes sharing much easier.


Posted: September 18 2014 - Written by: Dave Amodt

Msft Terrilliststoll 100x100 Jpg Microsoft has been a company going through a number of changes during the past year, and board changes and investor concerns are always at the top of investors concerns. On Wednesday, Microsoft announced board changes along with increased dividend changes that should please those that follow the company.

Posted: September 18 2014 - Written by: Dave Amodt

Msft Azureactivedirectory1 100x100 Jpg The Azure service from Microsoft seems to get news on a weekly basis, and that is a very positive thing for enterprise and business customers looking to build on its future growth. Wednesday was no different, as Microsoft announced the the Azure Active Directory service is available in general release.


Posted: September 17 2014 - Written by: Dave Amodt

Msft Androidtabletkeyboard1 100x100 Jpg Microsoft is known for its software and its hardware, but its keyboards and mouse products are used by millions around the globe as well. On Tuesday, Microsoft announced a brand new keyboard that is geared towards the iOS and Android tablet market, showing its growth for non-Windows devices.

Posted: September 16 2014 - Written by: Dave Amodt

Msft Win9sept30event 100x100 Png As word about Windows 9 has trickled throughout the tech world, screen shots and videos have been coming out at record paces. On Monday, Windows 9 got a lot more real. Microsoft issued press invites for the next version of Windows, and it could get very exciting.


Posted: September 16 2014 - Written by: Dave Amodt

Msft Mojangpurchase2 100x100 Png As we had reported on Friday, Microsoft in a bold and surprising move purchased the game company Mojang for $2.5 billion. The Minecraft game maker, who is based in Stockholm, is the fourth non-US based purchase for Microsoft this year, and is showing Microsoft’s eagerness to expand into new markets, and spend its overseas cash.

Posted: September 15 2014 - Written by: Dave Amodt

Msft Skypetxnewtek 100x100 Png SKype TX is a product that is mainly geared at professionals, but its a product that many amateurs and wannabe video makers will be finding very interesting. On Friday, Skype came out with its official partners for the product, which should please those looking for Skype TX soon.


Posted: September 15 2014 - Written by: Dave Amodt

Msft Mojangpurchase 100x100 Jpg In a surprise move for the company, news on Friday was all about Microsoft and its pending purchase of a game company. The news about Microsoft purchasing Minecraft Mojang might be odd to some, but focuses Microsoft’s attention to gaming.

Posted: September 12 2014 - Written by: Dave Amodt

Msft Azurevideoupdates1 100x100 Jpg Azure is a huge hit around the globe for its global storage and backup tools for small and large businesses. But on Thursday, Microsoft released Azure’s newest streaming and content protection tools, which should pleae many who are looking for that.


Posted: September 11 2014 - Written by: Dave Amodt

Msft Skypewinphonelctn1 100x100 Jpg Microsoft has made Skype for Windows Phone a project and has updated it over the long run. That plus the Surface Pro 3 has been an ongoing product from Microsoft that gets a lot of attention. On Wednesday, Microsoft issued updates to both products, which both need updates.


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Name Of Microsoft’s New Xbox? Xbox Fusion, 720 Or Infinity? 3 Orange May 6, 2013 Will McGuire
Office For Mac: Microsoft Updates Office Apps For Retina Display, So Quit Your Moaning 3 Orange August 18, 2012 Jon
Microsoft Event: New Xbox 720 To Be Revealed On May 21st 3 Orange April 26, 2013 Oliver Krautscheid
Skype calls to and from your Microsoft Outlook e-mail account 2 Orange April 30, 2013 Will McGuire
New ASUS Transformer Book T100 For Windows 8.1 2 Orange September 13, 2013 Dave Amodt
Bing For Android Updated Plus File Explorer To Windows Phone Coming Soon 2 Orange msft-bingandroid1 May 4, 2014 Dave Amodt
Microsoft’s New Email Approach Expands: Goodbye Hotmail, Hello Outlook! 2 Orange May 4, 2013 Will McGuire
Windows 8.1 Security Detailed at Blackhat Conference 2 Orange August 5, 2013 Dave Amodt
Operation Aurora targets Internet Explorer Vulnerability 2 Orange January 15, 2010 Oliver Krautscheid
Download Microsoft’s World Wide Telescope 2010 2 Orange July 19, 2010 Oliver Krautscheid