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.
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.
The Xbox One from Microsoft continually is getting monthly updates, and its monthly updates are what is keeping it matches sales with Sony and its Playstation 4. On Monday, Microsoft announced that the latest August update is live, and brings a bunch of new features to owners.
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.
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.
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.
If you are on Windows 8 or a Windows Phone 8 you are probably wondering how to customize the tiles itself, e.g. how to span a photo across several tiles or similar.
If you need to recover a deleted partition on your system, you can choose from a wide variety of tools. Here are 4 of the best.
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.
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.