Tag Archive: Microsoft


If you needed any more confirmation that Windows Phone is dead in the water, two of its most high profile supporters have abandoned it for the iPhone. Veteran Microsoft journalists Ed Bott and Tom Warren both published essays this week… Read more ›

Microsoft released its list of the top Bing searches of 2014 this week, and among tech companies, Apple appears to be this year’s big winner, again. The iPhone 6 and iPad both ranked among the top 5 tech search words of… Read more ›

Microsoft is digging its roots deeper into iOS and Android this week with the announcement that it has acquired the popular cross-platform email app Acompli. News of the Acompli acquisition was posted today on Microsoft’s company blog, with VP of… Read more ›

The popular Microsoft Office suite is available as a free download for iPhone and iPad owners, and the latest versions no longer requires an Office365 subscription to use, create, and modify documents. The iOS releases of Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, and Microsoft Powerpoint are fully functional for basic tasks, providing a welcome experience for iPhone … Read More

Microsoft announced new versions of Word, Excel and PowerPoint are coming to the iPhone today, giving users more tools to create and edit documents, so you can finally get some ‘real work’ done on that giant iPhone 6 Plus screen.… Read more ›

A CNN political commentator has hit back at reports that he was using an iPad on air, instead of the Microsoft Surface he was supposed to be using. The gaffe occurred during the coverage for the 2014 Mid-Term elections, when… Read more ›

Microsoft proudly announced last month that it would be paying CNN to use its Surface tablets for the historic Mid-Term 2014 coverage, but when it came time to actually use Microsoft’s tablet last night, CNN political commentators discovered an incredible new Surface feature: it doubles as… Read more ›

Having previously taken a crack at the smartwatch market with its now-discontinued SPOT technology, Microsoft is looking to get back into the wearables space according to a report from Forbes, citing anonymous sources. The watch will apparently be launched in… Read more ›

Others have tried and failed to knock Snapchat off its perch, and now Microsoft is throwing its hat into the ring with a new service that uses Skype as its backbone. It’s called Skype Qik, and it allows users on… Read more ›

Tim Cook may have laughed at Topeka Capital Markets analyst Brian White’s “iRing†prediction, but someone at Microsoft was clearly scratching their chin, intrigued at the idea. That’s based on a recently published patent application from Microsoft showing how the company… Read more ›