Tag Archive: Microsoft


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 ›

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 ›

Microsoft has copied (or “been inspired by”) many, many Apple innovations over the years, and now it’s set to copy the location of its most famous Apple Store of all. That’s right: the Windows maker is set to open up… Read more ›

Microsoft’s $ 400 million plan to flood the NFL with Surface tablets hasn’t caught on too well this season. The hardware fumbled out the gate during preseason and even coaches and players have admitted the tablets are too complex to figure… Read more ›

If you use OneNote to keep all your digital stuff in one place, you’ll be excited to know that Microsoft’s note-taking app is getting an iOS 8 update today. Microsoft announced the new update on its official YouTube channel Tuesday… Read more ›

Microsoft’s $ 2.5 billion purchase of Minecraft maker Mojang might read like another “corporate behemoth swallows a beloved indie” story, but in reality this could be the best thing that ever happened to the game. The inevitable snarky reactions on Twitter… Read more ›

As Apple knows full well, it’s lonely at the top! As if the constant shots from Samsung weren’t enough, Microsoft has just unleashed a new ad pitting its Cortana virtual assistant against Apple’s Siri. The ad, for those who can’t… Read more ›

A tale of two stores: Apple vs Microsoft