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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.

Posted: October 8 2014 - Written by: Dave Amodt

Msft Onenotenotebookcreator 100x100 Png It’s pretty apparent that Microsoft’s OneNote is a huge hit for the educational community. From students to teachers, OneNote is used daily by them to take notes, give presentations, and much more. On Tuesday, Microsoft unveiled a new OneNote Class Notebook Creator, which is aimed to help teachers.


Posted: October 8 2014 - Written by: Dave Amodt

Msft Cloudevent102014 100x100 Png In a bold move, Microsoft announced a rather abrupt event for the press later this month in San Francisco. Just coming off the major Windows 10 unveiling, the goal of the October 20th event, is strictly about the cloud, labeled “What’ Ahead For Microsoft’s Cloud”.

Posted: October 7 2014 - Written by: Dave Amodt

Msft Xboxonechina100kunits 100x100 Jpg While Monday was full of tech news from Microsoft’s various divisions, one of the biggest newsmakers was from the Xbox One line. The next-generation console made the first week in China, plus is giving users more apps to enjoy on their units. Making the Xbox One a great addition for anyone.


Posted: October 7 2014 - Written by: Dave Amodt

Msft Sp3adolbeupdates1 100x100 Jpg The Surface Pro 3 has been a big success for Microsoft and while the mobile professional has really taken advantage of its portable power, artists have been left in the cold. That is until Monday, when Adobe announced a new Adobe Creative Cloud, that will take advantage of the high-resolution Surface Pro 3 display, for artists everywhere.

Posted: October 6 2014 - Written by: Dave Amodt

Msft Flipboardwinphone 100x100 Png Windows Phone has been getting a number of updates and app additions, and with the big names coming faster than ever, Windows Phone is gaining in usage. On Friday, Microsoft showed off the latest Windows Phone update, with Flipboard, which will make users excited and happy.


Posted: October 6 2014 - Written by: Dave Amodt

Msft Binglyricsupdate 100x100 Png Bing has been updating its technology on an almost monthlt basis, and with it, is making sure that its users get the end benefit of its updates. On Friday, Microsoft’s Bing updated its lyric finding features, making Bing easier to find songs on.


Title Cheers! Thumbnail Date Author
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
Adobe Lends Microsoft Flash Source Code, IE 10 Coming with Limited Flash Support 2 Orange May 25, 2012 Jon
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