It’s been about 3 weeks since Microsoft did a big reveal on the brand new Xbox system, now known as Xbox One. During this event, Microsoft showcased the amazing features and capabilities of the Xbox One as a Home Entertainment Device What is the Xbox One? A summary by Microsoft on Xbox One Welcome to... Continue Reading →
StatCounter currently shows that Windows 8 is picking up momentum ahead of the Windows 8.1 release update. As it stands, Windows 8 is the 4th most deployed operating system in the world (at 5.79%) behind Mac OSX (at 7.49%), Windows XP (at 21.22%), and Windows 7 (at 52.49%). Worldwide usage of iOS is sitting at... Continue Reading →
Engadget Reader’s Choice smartphone of the year goes to the Windows Phone – the Nokia Lumia 920. Yes, you read that correctly. I love this phone and love the partnership with Nokia. Nokia adds great apps to the overall Windows Phone ecosystem. Watch the video. And take a look at how the new iOS7... Continue Reading →
Today, the Office team announced and release Office Mobile for iPhone users. This is another great chapter for the Office team as Office 365 is being embraced worldwide. Read the newly released Office Blog – there’s also a 100 second First Run Experience video.
Today, Microsoft announced a strategic partnership to create a Windows Store within a Best Buy store across the US and Canada (500 in the US and 100 in Canada) beginning in late June. The stores within Best Buy will range in size from 1,500 square feet to 2,200 square feet and will be the premier... Continue Reading →
Have you ever wonder what those Surface Firmware updates do for you? The Surface team posted a blog yesterday about the most recent update. I’m really excited to discover that I can change my top row keys to be the function keys as primary… just press FN+Caps to switch to Function Key mode… do it... Continue Reading →
This fall when the iOS 7 gets released, Apple’s Siri will begin using Bing for Siri’s default Web search functions. This is a great WIN and partnership between Microsoft and Apple. Exciting New Chapter in Bing’s Collaboration with Apple Today at WWDC Apple announced iOS 7, which brings Bing web search integration to Siri, Apple's... Continue Reading →
A great new 30 second commercial… I like this one. I think the Microsoft marketing team is definitely getting better. What are your thoughts?
The first Windows 8” Tablet is currently shipping. I have to admit, this one caught me by surprise. I’ve been following the announcements and the buzz about the device, but didn’t check when it was shipping… I just estimated it would be July (after Microsoft’s Build event). Thanks to my colleague, Jerry Carlson, for the... Continue Reading →
As a long-time fan of the Halo Franchise, I’m super excited to see that Halo will be extended to the Windows 8 and Windows Phone Platform. By now, you may have already read the blogs about it, but if not, I want to make sure I spread the word. I’m also really excited that this... Continue Reading →