Windows 8, along with Windows Phone, brought around a clean new modern style for Microsoft. Since then the technology titan has been busy updating the user interface of all its products to get them in line with this new design philosophy. What this means is that visual improvements to several Microsoft products and...

Speculation on Nokia’s first phablet have been around for an age now, but the 6-inch Lumia 1520 smartphone was said to be in existence a few weeks ago. The Finnish telecom giant, however, has not commented on these rumors. But the gossip has been there in full force. Earlier this week, we even got our hands on the...

It was back in 2012 when Microsoft unleashed a new video search mode for Bing that allowed searchers to view larger previews of Internet clips along with infinite scrollable search results. And keeping with the trend of spending big on its search service, the company has now added even more new features and...

Redmond has netted not just a devices and services unit and one of the most esteemed mobile hardware makers in the Nokia deal, but in many ways an entire legacy. The remarkable Finnish company has been a source of pride for the Finns for years. And Microsoft has promised to continue investments in the home market of...

In a major expansion, WatchGuard Technologies has announced that it is bringing its integrated security platform approach to Microsoft’s Windows Azure cloud platform. Depending on who is talking, Windows Azure is currently the number two or three when it comes to pubic clouds, and Azure customers can now utilize...

The technology world is still reeling from the momentous announcement that Microsoft is purchasing Nokia’s devices and services division in order to enhance its own mobile ambitions. How this acquisition affects the Windows Phone mobile ecosystem is a point of great interest. HTC, arguably the second most prominent...

Ah, the colorful world of stock trading! Just as expected, Nokia’s share prices have started to soar on the news that Microsoft will acquire the devices and services unit of the company for $7.17 billion. The deal does not close for another 6 to 9 months, but investors seem to be pretty confident about how things are...

It has taken a little while, but Internet Explorer 10, the latest version of Microsoft’s in-house web browser, is now poised to take its rightful place as the number one web browser in the world. Well, at least according to Net Applications data for August 2013. The newest numbers from the market researcher show that...

Microsoft may have a decently strong relationship with Foursquare, and the social company just recently launched its official Windows 8 app just a couple of days ago. But it did not take long for gossip to surface that the Redmond based technology titan was looking to make a strategic investment in Foursquare. Now, it...

Thanks to the advances in mobile photography, photos now make up the largest amount of content that is stored (in terms of data size) on SkyDrive Microsoft’s popular cloud storage service. And the technology titan has, in the recent past, increased its focus on adding new features specific to photos and images that...