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Microsoft Sure Knows How To Anger Windows Phone Users

In a world of peaches, don’t ask for apple sauce! Microsoft has come under fire from angry Windows Phone users, who are once again disappointed…

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Windows Phone Growth Slows Down Due To iPhone 6 Launch

Windows Phone growth has been a topic of interest to many in the mobile world, and the platform has been negatively affected at just the…

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New Infographic Shows The Affordability Of Windows Phone

Another new Microsoft infographic. The company only sparingly releases infographics, and when it does they’re mostly for Windows Phone. However, this new one makes a…

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Apple Is Still Using Windows XP In Its iPhone 6 Lab

The longevity of an operating system like Windows XP can be gauged by several facts, including if your immediate competitor is still using it. Even…

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Microsoft Takes Another Jab At Siri In New Cortana Commercial

There are a lot of other areas where Microsoft can talk down the iPhone, but the company is focusing on Siri, as this new Cortana…

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Jen Taylor, The Voice Of Cortana, Is An iPhone Fan

Well, what do you know! Microsoft’s digital assistant service, Cortana, has been in the news these past few months, and here’s another electrifying new development. Cortana…

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Windows Phone Now Outselling The iPhone In More Markets

Third place locked and loaded, and now aiming for the second position? You bet! Microsoft has left a lot to be desired when it comes…

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Office For iPhone, iPad Ready To Launch, Says Reuters

The only thing that remains is the final approval from recently crowned CEO Satya Nadella. Redmond has long been rumored to be developing a touch-optimized…

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Let’s Hear It: What Was Your First Smartphone?

Big things have small beginnings. And you would have to think really hard to name a bigger thing in computing technology than smartphones. These handy…

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Microsoft Upgrades Its Trade-In Program Ahead Of Windows 8.1 Launch

Redmond put up its brand new trade-in program last week whereby the company offered at least $200 to iPad owners that wanted to exchange their…

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Windows Phone Enjoys 10% Market Share In Some Markets

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Stephen Elop Throws An IPhone While Dodging Questions About Lumia 928

That Stephen Elop fellow is one funny guy. In fact, he’s almost the technology world’s version of a superhero. The man in charge of pulling…

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Sinofsky Explains His Switch To Apple Devices

There were times when an event like this would have made headlines. In some ways it did, but most of the uproar occurred on Twitter…

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What Do Company Earnings Tell Us About the Future for Microsoft?

There are a few snippets from Bloomberg’s earnings expectations for key IT companies today that give us some hints about the short-term future for the…

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Sinofsky Explains Why He Made The Switch To Apple Devices

Steven Sinofsky recently posted a tweet using a — wait for it — iPhone. While he is free to do so from any device, even…

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Has the iPhone Lost its “Cool” Factor? Teens Seem to Think So.

Forbes magazine has an interesting article about how the iPhone may no longer be the standard setter for “coolness”, at least among teens.  Teens certainly always want…

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The Comcast Repairman and Microsoft’s Mobile Challenge

Over the last month or so, I had problems with my Comcast router.  Intermittent really, just not working at the most inconvenient of times.  So…

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IDC Forecasts Mobile Sales Growth to 2016: Windows Phone 8 a Winner

The International Data Corporation (aka IDC) just released its Worldwide Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker report, providing predictions for mobile phone sales by OS through 2016. The…

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Where Does Your Surface Tablet Fit into Your Life?

I enjoyed reading an article by Sarah Perez in TechCrunch, where she discusses how her new Surface RT tablet fits into her life. She…

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Why is Microsoft Competing with its Hardware Partners?

I just read a great article in Computerworld by Mike Elgan about Microsoft doing what was once unthinkable – competing with its partners. In…