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Posted: July 30 2014 - Written by: Dave Amodt

Msft Onedrivemacupdate1 100x100 Png As OneNote goes from just the Windows world, and transforms itself across various platforms, the Mac and iOS platforms are becoming huge markets for the software. On Tuesday, Microsoft updated both platforms for OneNote, which should make users very satisfied.

Posted: July 29 2014 - Written by: Dave Amodt

Msft Auggamesgold1 100x100 Jpg The Games With Gold has been extremely popular from Microsoft, and it encourages and gets gamers to join Xbox Live Gold for the games. On Monday, Microsoft announced the latest additions to the latest August additions, which gives four games to Xbox Live users for free.


Posted: July 29 2014 - Written by: Dave Amodt

Siricortana1 100x100 Png As Windows Phone 8.1 slowly makes its way across the Windows Phone world, Cortana is simply the biggest portion of the update for Windows Phone users. Over this past weekend, Microsoft launched its latest commercial, focusing the attack on Apple’s Siri in the process.

Posted: July 24 2014 - Written by: Oliver Krautscheid

Msft Lumia1520win811 100x1001 Jpg Thursday was a busy day at Microsoft, and along with several launches and product debuts for the Amazon Fire Phone platform, the company announced more. AT&T users of the Lumia 1520 now will get Windows Phone 8.1, plus the former Yammer CEO has left Microsoft to pursue more options.


Posted: July 24 2014 - Written by: Oliver Krautscheid

Msft Skypeamazonfire 100x1001 Png Amazon’s Fire Phone is one of the more hotly desired phones on today’s mobile phone market, and getting the right apps on it will make a difference on its sales numbers. On Thursday, Microsoft announced that Skype and OneNote are available for the Amazon Fire phone.

Posted: July 24 2014 - Written by: Dave Amodt

Msft Nadellainvestorcall1 100x100 Png Some of the biggest news from the Microsoft earnings call with analysts was beyond the numbers of the company. One of the biggest comments to analysts on Tuesday, was made by Microsoft’s Satya Nadella about the one future Windows operating system, which drew a lot of interest.


Posted: July 24 2014 - Written by: Dave Amodt

Msft Winphone81lumia530 100x100 Jpg Microsoft on Wednesday came out firing with a few headlines for Windows Phone fans, with a new phone and a revamped new app. The Lumia 530 is an exciting Windows 8.1 phone for European users, and Uber arrives with new features and excitement for Windows Phone fans.

Posted: July 23 2014 - Written by: Dave Amodt

Msft Satyanadellainvestor 100x100 Jpg It was earnings day on Wall Street on Tuesday, as Apple and Microsoft both reported earnings to analysts and stockholders. Microsoft hit the ground running as the market closed, and posted 4th quarter results that will please many investors and proves Satya Nadella’s new path as CEO.


Posted: July 22 2014 - Written by: Dave Amodt

Msft Surfacepro3dock1 100x100 Png Monday was a busy day from Microsoft, as the company came out with news from almost every part of their company. The Surface Pro 3 team in particular came out with a hot new docking station for the Surface, and Bing announced a new program for discounts and more from Bing.

Posted: July 18 2014 - Written by: Dave Amodt

Msft Xboxonecuts 1 100x100 Jpg On Thursday, Microsoft did what many were expecting all week, and it wasn’t to announce a new product or service. The company courtesy of a employee wide email, announced that they would be cutting up to 18,000 jobs this year, the biggest ever, mainly due to the Nokia acquisition.


Posted: July 18 2014 - Written by: Dave Amodt

Msft Bingeuroremoval 1 100x100 Png Within the past few weeks, Google has gotten a lot of press, some good and some bad, about its decision to remove search results from people in Europe. On Thursday, Microsoft’s Bing enacted that policy as well, joining Google in allowing for takedown requests from European citizens.

Posted: July 17 2014 - Written by: Dave Amodt

Msft Windfarmdeal 1 100x100 Jpg Microsoft is a company that is clearly thinking forward in regards to its sustainability and its future, and powering its datacenters is one of the big reasons. On Wednesday, Microsoft announced a major 175-megawatt wind farm deal, ensuring its commitment to Wind Energy.


Posted: July 17 2014 - Written by: Dave Amodt

Msft Onedrive1tb 2 100x100 Jpeg Microsoft announced almost a month ago, that they would be upgrading Office 365 Home or Personal users an upgrade in their OneDrive storage capacities. On Wednesday, Microsoft made flipped the switch and gave users the 1 TB upgrade that they were promised, thrilling many.

Posted: July 16 2014 - Written by: Dave Amodt

Msft Skypetablet1 100x100 Png Windows tablets no matter the make or model, are slowly becoming popular among the crowds of enthusiasts, and with that, Skype is still a main app on them. On Tuesday, Microsoft rolled out the latest version of Skype to them, which now includes free group video calling.


Posted: July 16 2014 - Written by: Dave Amodt

Msft Wpclaptop1 100x100 Jpg It’s a pretty known fact in the tech world, that Google’s Chromebook is gaining sales by the day, and with that, Microsoft is losing customers. On Monday, Microsoft at its Worldwide Partner Conference announced details about a sub $200 laptop due by the holiday season.


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