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Posted: November 1 2014 - Written by: Dave Amodt

Msft Skype57updateiphone2 100x100 Jpg As we have followed the updates with Skype and the iPhone, Microsoft is constantly updating Skype to make sure that the iPhone Skype experience is something they will enjoy. On Thursday, Skype was updated to version 5.7, which brings a number of new features that iPhone users should enjoy with Skype.

Posted: November 1 2014 - Written by: Dave Amodt

Msft Tbswinphoneapp 100x100 Png The Windows Phone experience continues to get better with the addition of new apps, and companies lining up to add their apps to the Windows 8.1 experience are growing. On Thursday, Microsoft announced the latest additions, that will make TV viewers happy and travellers on British Airways happy as well.


Posted: October 30 2014 - Written by: Dave Amodt

Msft Octlayoffs2014 100x100 Jpg Microsoft has been a company of improvements and job cuts during 2014, as the company spent billions to acquire Nokia, but also cut thousands of jobs to integrate them into its business. On Wednesday, Microsoft cut its last 3,000 jobs in the company, as its part of eliminating 18,000 jobs during the year, and making a trimmer Microsoft.

Posted: October 30 2014 - Written by: Dave Amodt

Msft Bandhealth1 100x100 Jpg One of the biggest industries that has captured users and the computing industry is the technology behind wearables. Google and Apple among others have launched their wearables, and Microsoft has been rumored to be not far behind. On Wednesday, Microsoft unveiled the Microsoft Band, which could change the future of wearables.


Posted: October 29 2014 - Written by: Dave Amodt

Msft Sp3oct14updates 100x100 Jpg The Surface Pro 3 has become a runaway hit for Microsoft, as the latest earnings numbers have shown. Users from students, to professionals, are purchasing the unit and loving its usefulness. On Tuesday, Microsoft updated the Surface Pro 3 with firmware updates that will fix a number of things for users.

Posted: October 29 2014 - Written by: Dave Amodt

Msft Onenotemacupdate1014 100x100 Png OneNote is one of Microsoft’s major products that is seen to work across all platforms, and the Mac platform is one that Microsoft is making a strong push for lately. On Tuesday, Microsoft issued major updates to OneNote, that should please OneNote users on the Mac.


Posted: October 28 2014 - Written by: Dave Amodt

Msft Onecloudpromo 100x100 Png The storage drive wars in the cloud world have been very competitive as of late, and as Google, Dropbox, and Microsoft wage war, consumers are usually the ones to gain from it. On Monday, Microsoft leveled the playing field by giving OneDrive storage unlimited storage when they subscribe to Office 365.

Posted: October 28 2014 - Written by: Dave Amodt

Msft Azuzeaussielaunch 100x100 Jpg Monday was a huge day for Microsoft, as the company had news coming out of almost every part of the Redmond based company. Two of the biggest stories of the day revolved around Azure and Xbox One. Both, giving customers more and giving it to them at a great deal.


Posted: October 25 2014 - Written by: Dave Amodt

Msft Powerpointflaw 1 100x100 Png One of the biggest security flaws in modern software is known as the zero-daw flaw. These are often found by hackers, enthusiasts, and developers, and can pose tremendous risks to software. On Friday, news came out about Microsoft finding one in their Office product, but issuing a quick fix for it.

Posted: October 25 2014 - Written by: Dave Amodt

Msft Assassinscreditpreoder1 100x100 Png Games who love the Xbox One, loved that Microsoft embraced the Assassin’s Creed title of games from the beginning. The title has a long history of fans, and has been one of the most successful seris of games for the past decade. On Friday, Microsoft annoucned that the newest chapter is available on the Microsoft Xbox One for pre-order.


Posted: October 24 2014 - Written by: Dave Amodt

Msft Lumiachange1 100x100 Jpg When Microsoft purchased the Nokia line of mobile products and business, many experts thought that the eventual rebranding of the Lumia line of phones might be coming. On Thursday, Microsoft announced the new branding of Lumia, and it fell under the Microsoft Lumia brand name of products and phones.

Posted: October 24 2014 - Written by: Dave Amodt

Msft Earnings1q15a 100x100 Jpg Wall Street and analysts always look forward to the earnings numbers of companies this time of year, and Microsoft is one of the biggest companies that many analysts follow. On Thursday, Microsoft unveiled its first quarter revenue for 2015, and it was impressive on many levels.


Posted: October 24 2014 - Written by: Dave Amodt

Msft Xboxmusicfree1 100x100 Jpg One of the bright moments in Microsoft and the music industry was the introduction of free desktop streaming of Xbox Music. It allowed users to stream music to their desktops using Xbox Music, and was a great set of tunes. On Wednesday, Microsoft announced that will all change with the free tier going away December 1st.

Posted: October 24 2014 - Written by: Dave Amodt

Msft Kinectwindowsfinal1 100x100 Jpg One of the more interesting things that Microsoft has announced this year, is the product that will allow the Kinect Sensor from the Xbox to work on Windows PCs and tablets. On Wednesday, Microsoft announced the latest update, with a $50 price tag for those interested in doing this today.


Posted: October 22 2014 - Written by: Dave Amodt

Msft Yammersharebutton1 100x100 Jpg Yammer is a program that is mainly for the business and enterprise world, and sharing information with colleagues and business partners can often be challenging, and new tools are being developed by the minute to help these customers. Microsoft on Tuesday rolled out a new Yammer Share Button to help.


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