News tagged ‘microsoft’

Monday, 5 Jul 2010

The Death of Microsoft Kin: Truth Revealed

The Death of Microsoft Kin: Truth Revealed

Only six weeks after launch, Microsoft killed its own Kin, a pair of smartphones based off technology from the Danger acquisition. Engadget first broke the inside story on what killed the Kin and have followed it up with a more detailed piece on the life and death of Microsoft Kin.

Thursday, 1 Jul 2010

Microsoft Discontinues Kin Phone

Microsoft Discontinues Kin Phone

Microsoft's Kin, the company's buffer device to the upcoming Windows Phone 7, has just been discontinued after a short three months stint in the market.

Wednesday, 30 Jun 2010

What's Wrong with Windows Live Sync?

What's Wrong with Windows Live Sync?

Microsoft continues its penchant for disjointed silos and confusing arrays with Windows Live Sync, Live Mesh and Live Skydrive.

Tuesday, 29 Jun 2010

Windows Live Essentials Public Beta Now Available

Windows Live Essentials Public Beta Now Available

Microsoft today announced the public availability of the new Windows Live Essentials beta – a free suite of services that makes it simple for consumers to create and share polished photos and movies, organize email and stay in touch with friends.

Thursday, 24 Jun 2010

Windows 7 Sells 150 Million Licenses

Windows 7 Sells 150 Million Licenses

Windows 7 sales hit 150 million licenses, becomes fastest selling Windows.

Friday, 11 Jun 2010

Microsoft Secretly Installing Extensions on Your Firefox?

Microsoft Secretly Installing Extensions on Your Firefox?

If you've installed the latest Windows update this past week, you might have found yourself with an extra mystery extension in your Firefox browser.

Monday, 31 May 2010

Steve Ballmer and the (Gloomy) Future of Microsoft

Steve Ballmer and the (Gloomy) Future of Microsoft

Jean-Louis Gassee is killing it with an analysis of the recent Microsoft management shake-up and the (gloomy) prospects ahead for Microsoft.

Tuesday, 25 May 2010

Champion of the Microsoft Courier Tablet to Leave?

Champion of the Microsoft Courier Tablet to Leave?

Speculation comes from ZDNet's Mary Jo Foley that the champion of the Courier, J Allard, Chief Experience Officer and Chief Technology Officer, Entertainment and Devices Division of Microsoft, may be leaving Microsoft because his project was killed off.

Tuesday, 18 May 2010

Microsoft Previews Reinvented Windows Live Hotmail

Microsoft Previews Reinvented Windows Live Hotmail

Microsoft today previewed the new Windows Live Hotmail – the next generation of personal email - designed with smart tools that help people manage the clutter in their inboxes.

HTC Mondrian with 1.3GHz Processor Spotted on Leaked Windows Phone 7 ROM

HTC Mondrian with 1.3GHz Processor Spotted on Leaked Windows Phone 7 ROM

The recently leaked Windows Phone 7 ROM has undergone some scrutiny by the folks at XDA-Developers, and from it, they spotted a likely HTC device dubbed as the HTC Mondrian with a Snapdragon 1.3GHz processor.

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