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Posted: August 27 2014 - Written by: Dave Amodt

Msft Msftmobilespotify 100x100 Jpg The world of Microsoft mobile and its branch of services and products is always getting updates. On Tuesday, Windows Phone landed a huge update offering free music, while Lync Mobile for the iPad also got a major update, which should please many enterprise customers.

Posted: August 27 2014 - Written by: Dave Amodt

Msft Azuresqldatabase 100x100 Jpg Connected services on Azure are being requested by business and enterprise customers of Microsoft live never before, and Microsoft has addressed it before. But on Tuesday, Microsoft unveiled service tiers for Azure SQL Database, which is part of its database-as-a-service product.


Posted: August 26 2014 - Written by: Dave Amodt

Msft Winphoneapps1 100x100 Jpg The Windows Phones are becoming popular around the world, and the latest Windows 8.1 operating system is causing people to make the change over to Windows Phone. On Monday, Microsoft took time to highlight five of the hottest Windows Phone apps, which many don’t know about.

Posted: August 26 2014 - Written by: Dave Amodt

Msft Reddxapp1 100x100 Png Throughout the Internet, there are sites that get millions and millions of users to visit them, and remain some of the highest trafficked sites on the net. On Monday, Microsoft brought one of the biggest sites, Reddit, to the Xbox One giving users an incredible new way to view the site.


Posted: August 23 2014 - Written by: Dave Amodt

Msft Bingmapupdate1 100x100 Jpg Bing Maps is one of Bing’s strongest features, and as it competes against Google, it needs more ammo to go against it on a day to day basis. On Friday, Microsoft and Bing announced the latest Bing Maps updates, which bring over 100 cities to have street-side imagery and 3D cities.

Posted: August 23 2014 - Written by: Dave Amodt

Msft Azuredocumentdb 100x100 Png As Microsoft Azure is getting to be used by larger corporations and users around the globe, Microsoft is looking for ways to improve on its service. On Friday, Microsoft announced six major sets of update for Microsoft Azure, which should please many Azure developers.


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.


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