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Posted: August 22 2014 - Written by: Dave Amodt

Msft Redstripe0821a 100x100 Jpg Consumers have been eating up Microsoft’s Red Stripe Deals, and every week the company is delivering great bargains for customers for all Windows machines. On Thursday, Microsoft announced the latest batch of Red Stripe Deals, which highlight music apps and a variety of great deals.

Posted: August 21 2014 - Written by: Dave Amodt

Msft Skypechatupdate1 100x100 Png One of the biggest complaints about Skype in recent times, has been the inability to get all your Skype chat notifications in one place. On Wednesday, Skype issued a major update to its Skype Chat notifications for mobile devices, which will drastically help mobile users immediately.


Posted: August 20 2014 - Written by: Dave Amodt

Msft Htcm8winphone 100x100 Png Tuesday turned out to be a very busy day for Microsoft, as a new Windows Phone from a premiere manufacturer plus Android updates hit the scene. Both of these show the future of Microsoft as a truly mobile company with huge reaches seen on pleasing mobile users everywhere.

Posted: August 20 2014 - Written by: Dave Amodt

Msft Ballmerboard1 100x100 Jpg In more corporate Microsoft news on Tuesday, the Microsoft Board lost one of its members, as Steve Ballmer officially stepped down from the board. His news came as a shock to many who have followed the company, but in a post on the Microsoft site, details his reasons to move on.


Posted: August 19 2014 - Written by: Dave Amodt

Msft Azureoutage1 100x100 Png Generally speaking, Microsoft’s Azure services in the cloud have been a very reliable set of features and products for users around the globe. But on Monday, the company suffered from a rare outage, which ran across a wide number of Azure features which caused problems for many.

Posted: August 19 2014 - Written by: Dave Amodt

Msft Windup1 100x100 Png Microsoft Research is always looking for new and interesting ways for users to share media with other Windows Phone and other devices. On Friday, Microsoft took the veil off of its latest product, and it got a ton of media coverage for an app that might be a little sharing gem.


Posted: August 19 2014 - Written by: Dave Amodt

Msft Surfpro3dockstation1 100x100 Png The Microsoft Surface Pro 3 has gotten a lot of love and attention from tech fans, and its latest docking station is the latest toy they must have. On Friday, Microsoft announced the availability of the Microsoft Surface Pro 3 Docking Station, which should please Surface 3 owners.

Posted: August 16 2014 - Written by: Dave Amodt

Msft Castleraid2 100x100 Jpg If its Thursday, it must be the latest installment of Microsoft’s Red Stripe deals. We generally cover these weekly, as they are some of Microsoft’s hidden gems for Windows fans, and give users a great set of bargain apps. These are all live on sale until August 21st, according to Microsoft.


Posted: August 16 2014 - Written by: Dave Amodt

Msft Ie12augustupdate1 100x100 Png Internet Explorer is still one of the most widely used browsers around the globe, and Microsoft makes it a point to continually update it for users, for both security and privacy. On its IEBlog on Thursday, Microsoft broke down the August updates for Internet Explorer for users.

Posted: August 14 2014 - Written by: Dave Amodt

Msft Onenoteonline1 100x100 Png OneNote has always been one of the most impressive programs for note taking for individuals. But for teams and groups, OneNote has also been a tool that a lot of organizations uses more and more. On Wednesday, OneNote Online improved its co-authoring experiences.


Posted: August 14 2014 - Written by: Dave Amodt

Msft Bingconversations1 100x100 Gif Bing is gaining users around the world, and as the evolution of search continues across the web, the need for conversational searches is quickly becoming more important. On Wednesday, Microsoft updated Bing to its search that not only updates the search, but also the conversation.

Posted: August 11 2014 - Written by: Dave Amodt

Msft Winphonepoll1 100x100 Jpg Microsoft has been trying to get Nokia phones in the enterprise as time has moved on, and the Lumia devices are perfect additions to the business world. On Friday, Microsoft issued the results from a survey, that rank the Lumia devices for business use, which may surprise some.


Posted: August 8 2014 - Written by: Dave Amodt

Msft Lumia730a 100x100 Jpg The advent of the selfie has become popular throughout modern culture, and the popularity of taking a picture of oneself anywhere has gone through the roof. On Thursday, the latest details about a new Lumia 730 phone aka Superman were released, making it a true selfie phone.

Posted: August 7 2014 - Written by: Dave Amodt

Msft Onedriveamazon1 100x100 Png As we have noted on a few different occasions, OneNote continues to grow on several different platforms from Microsoft, and its pretty apparent that Microsoft wants OneDrive everywhere. On Wednesday, Microsoft announced OneDrives latest victory, placements on Amazon’s Kindle Fire and Fire Phone.


Posted: August 5 2014 - Written by: Dave Amodt

Msft Visualstudioupdates1 100x100 Jpg Microsoft developers are software makers who love making software, and as Microsoft gives them amazing tools to use, the next generation of software continues to evolve. On Monday, Microsoft gave developers 4 new sets of software updates that will keep them busy for a while.


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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
MSFT To Invest Up To $1 Billion Into Xbox One Game Market 2 Orange May 31, 2013 Dave Amodt
Getting Social With Xbox One Makes YouTubers Richer 2 Orange msft-xboxoneyoutubepromo-1 January 21, 2014 Dave Amodt
Visual Studio Early Preview Released By Microsoft 2 Orange msft-visualstudio14-1 June 4, 2014 Dave Amodt
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