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Posted: July 3 2014 - Written by: Dave Amodt

Msft Networkconsortium1 100x100 Jpg Datacenters as data continues to grow are becoming more important as ever, and making sure they push ahead with speed and efficiency is very important. On Wednesday, Microsoft and Google formed the Ethernet Consortium For Datacenter Networks to make sure this happens.

Posted: July 1 2014 - Written by: Dave Amodt

Msft Classpolicy1 100x100 Jpg Many students are off for the summer and enjoying their summer vacations, but many of them are prepping for the school year as well. Teachers though are always getting ready, and on Monday, Microsoft highlighted 5 exciting apps in the Windows Store to help them this Summer prepare for the Fall.


Posted: July 1 2014 - Written by: Dave Amodt

Msft Bingkhan1 100x100 Png The Khan Academy is a free online academy that offers thousands of courses for people looking to learn, and aspire to achieve more in life. On Monday, Bing teamed up with the Khan Academy to highlight their free online courses and to extend Bing’s online learning reach.

Posted: June 28 2014 - Written by: Dave Amodt

Msft Winphoneadobe1 100x100 Jpg The Windows Phone system has built its app content from a number of makers, but Adobe has one that has lingered and not given their biggest apps to Windows Phone. On Friday, Adobe released Adobe Photoshop Express for Windows Phone, bringing high quality photo editing to users.


Posted: June 27 2014 - Written by: Dave Amodt

Msft Bingtwitter 1 100x100 Jpg There is no doubt that Twitter has caught the world by storm, and Bing in an exclusive partnership formed in 2013 has got a lot of integration with the social media service. On Thursday, Bing expanded it even further with a promotion called #ExploreTweetsOnBing.

Posted: June 26 2014 - Written by: Dave Amodt

Msft Picsart1 100x100 Jpg Microsoft via its Fire Hose blog goes out and highlights various apps that hit the Windows Store, and when a special one in particular comes along, we like to highlight it too. PicsArt is one of those apps, and its a free Photo Studio App, now available for all Windows users.


Posted: June 26 2014 - Written by: Dave Amodt

Msft Bingrewardswinphone1 100x100 Jpg For those who use Bing, the Bing Rewards program is something that most users already know about. It allows Bing users to earn money for using the service, plus allows them to give back to school. On Wednesday, Microsoft released the Bing Reward Phone App for Windows Phone users.

Posted: June 25 2014 - Written by: Dave Amodt

Msft Remoteapprt 1 100x100 Png Being a system administrator means that being able to manage a number of servers or computers is something that must be able to be done from anywhere. On Tuesday, Microsoft announced the Azure RemoteApp for Windows RT, which will allow Surface RT units to be in control.


Posted: June 25 2014 - Written by: Dave Amodt

Msft Nokiax2 1 100x100 Jpg The acquisition of Nokia went through without a ton of problems, and with it, Microsoft got a ton of new engineers and hardware experts. It’s first big push with Android took place on Tuesday, as the company announced the X2, an affordable unlocked Android handset.

Posted: June 24 2014 - Written by: Dave Amodt

Msft Surfacepro3promo1 100x100 Jpg The Surface Pro 3 has only been on the store shelves for the past week, but Microsoft is eager to get the tablet into as many hands as possible. On Monday, the company announced a promotion for Macbook Air users to get them to trade in their laptops for a Surface Pro 3.


Posted: June 24 2014 - Written by: Dave Amodt

Msft Onedriveincrease1 100x100 Jpg Office 365 users got a big boost of storage courtesy of Microsoft on Monday, and users should be excited with this vast boost in online storage. The move by Microsoft gives Office 365 users a huge upgrade in storage amounts from 15GB up to 1TB if needed.

Posted: June 23 2014 - Written by: Dave Amodt

Msft Binginteractive1 100x100 Png Webmasters and web creators who use different tools to monitor their sites, have several different tools at their disposal. On Friday, Microsoft announced a new set of Bing Knowledge tools that arrived in the Webmaster Tools section, which will make them more efficient.


Posted: June 23 2014 - Written by: Dave Amodt

Azuresiterecovery1 100x100 Png Those who use Microsoft Azure for their corporations and enterprise needs, have found Azure’s constantly updating tools a much needed bundle of good job. On Friday, Microsoft announced that Azure Site Recovery Update has been updated in Preview, which will please many.

Posted: June 20 2014 - Written by: Dave Amodt

Msft Skype51iphone1 100x100 Jpg Microsoft just released the latest version of Skype for the iPhone, with version 5.0, and got a lot of attention with its updates and redesign. But with any update, users found some flaws with it and Skype was listening. On Thursday, Microsoft released version 5.1 for iPhone.


Posted: June 20 2014 - Written by: Dave Amodt

Msft Office365roadmap1 100x100 Jpg As part of the Office 365 ecosystem, Microsoft is looking for new customers and ways to keep current customers interested in the future of the subscription system. On Thursday, Microsoft announced a Office 365 roadmap, and will show off its future via the web interface.


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