Visual Studio 2013 Preview comes with a Windows Phone 8 emulator which can handle 1080p displays, strengthening the likelihood that Windows Phone devices will soon get full-HD screens.
Facebook for Windows Phone got a huge update yesterday, bringing the experience of using the app on WP8 much closer to the one offered on Android and iOS. Say hello to Facebook 5.0.
It didn’t take that long, but Microsoft has finally reached the 100k app mark for its Windows 8 app store.
It looks like Microsoft has started selling a new SKU of their not-so-popular Surface Pro tablet. The new Pro has a 256 GB SSD, and an affordable price tag of $1,199 only.
The $499 pricetag is one of the many things that go against the Xbox One when it is compared against its competition; it is a full $100 expensive than crowd-favorite next-gen console – Sony’s PlayStation 4. The Xbox One’s price is second only to the PlayStation 3’s $599 original pricetag, when adjusted for inflation and
Microsoft is back at the Tokyo Game Show after giving the event a miss last year. The Redmond-based organization has been confirmed as one of over 180 companies that will be exhibiting their wares at the event this year.
Microsoft is working hard to improve the memory bandwidth situation on the Xbox One, and they just might have had a breakthrough.
Xbox Product Planning executive Albert Penello argues that comparing the raw spec data of Microsoft's Xbox One console against Sony's PS4 is "meaningless" and a "pointless endeavor".
There’s a lot of different ways to get people to buy your smartphones, one way that not a lot can argue is actually giving customers money for their old phones so they can get your new ones.
Microsoft to include Skype as a built-in app in the final build of their new Windows 8.1 OS. Messaging app will get kicked out the door.
Microsoft unveiled the next revision to DirectX. Say hello to DirectX 11.2, coming to Windows 8.1 PCs and the Xbox One console later this year.
The Surface RT and Pro haven’t lit the world on fire like Microsoft would have hoped but if this leak is any indication it seems like they’re ready to give it another push sometime in the future. Hopefully the near future.
Popular game development engine Unity3D will soon support Microsoft’s next-generation console – the Xbox One – along with mobile OS Windows Phone 8, and the desktop / tablet-oriented Windows Store. Details after the jump!
In an interview with The Verge, senior Windows Phone product manager Larry Lieberman outlined the state of the Windows Phone ecosystem and shared his thoughts on why BlackBerry does not pose a significant threat to Windows Phone.
During Microsoft’s BUILD event they announced that the masses will be able to download the public preview for Windows 8.1 right away. Here is how you can get that done right now.
Microsoft has been busy today showing off their new software at their BUILD event, and one of those things was an updated Xbox Music app that goes head to head with the likes of Pandora, Rdio, and the rest.
At Microsoft’s BUILD conference that is set to start later today, a Surface RT has been spotted running Windows RT 8.1 Preview (build 9431). The demo tablet showcases many features that we are likely to see in Windows 8.1.
Analyst suggests that Microsoft will launch a mini version of their not-so-popular Surface tablet in the coming months. The so-called Surface Mini will go up against the likes of the iPad Mini and will be priced at an affordable $299. Image credit: TechCrunch
Microsoft has posted the Windows Server 2012 R2 preview online ahead of its annual BUILD conference this Wednesday.
The Start button is making a comeback in Windows 8.1 (formerly codenamed Blue) and it looks like it is going to bring back functionality that has been sorely missed by users in Windows 8.