Tag Archive: Microsoft

We’ve been hearing tell that Microsoft will release a version of Office for iPad “soon” since at least February 2012, but instead of a native version, the only thing Apple has released so far is Office 365, a cloud-based version… Read more ›     

Microsoft didn’t just announced a new CEO today. They also announced that they were buying a $ 15 million stake in popular mobile check-in app Foursquare. But to what end? The deal, confirmed by both Microsoft and Foursquare, would primarily give… Read more ›     

Microsoft’s search for a new CEO is over after the company today announced that Satya Nadella will replace Steve Ballmer with immediate effect. The 46-year-old was previously Executive Vice President of Microsoft’s Cloud and Enterprise group, and he’s been working with the… Read more ›     

Microsoft Mouse Crashes Mac’s 30th Birthday Bash

Hiding in Apple’s slick birthday tribute to the Mac is the most common of desktop creatures — a Microsoft mouse. The out-of-place peripheral shows up in a new video that highlights the Mac’s amazing impact on the world, and it sticks… Read more ›     

Microsoft announced $ 24.52 billion in revenue the second quarter this year, showing gains across all segments of its consumer technology business, including Surface, Xbox, and Bing search. As a previous heavy competitor and sometime collaborator with Apple, Microsoft hasn’t been… Read more ›     

Maybe Microsoft Should Try Being a Software Company

The future looks grim for Microsoft. The world is quickly turning mobile and post-PC, two categories Microsoft hasn’t succeeded in. Recent reports from Gartner and IDC show just how dire the situation is. PC sales, which are directly tied to… Read more ›     

The iPhone 5c is not a cheap phone. In fact, it costs $ 549 without a contract. Apple has 0% share of the sub-$ 400 “budget” smartphone market by sole dint of the fact it doesn’t sell a budget iPhone. But hey,… Read more ›     

Microsoft Wants What Apple’s Getting For Christmas

It has become somewhat of an old joke, but Microsoft’s retail stores are essentially ghost towns. Every once in awhile you’ll see a side by side comparison of an Apple Store filled with busy shoppers sitting right next to a… Read more ›     

Microsoft loves to make ads for the Surface that pit it against the iPad. Two new ads for the Surface 2 are perfect examples of how Microsoft can’t effectively market the Surface on its own merits, but must instead compare… Read more ›     

A year ago, Microsoft released the SmartGlass app, an app for iPhone and iPad that let you navigate your Xbox 360 with swipes and taps on your touchscreen, and even use your device as a second-screen in supported games. This… Read more ›