So one of the things I try to do for you all who can’t attend is show you what it looks like here at BUILD 2014. As you may know, the conference is being held at the Moscone Center in San Francisco. Here are a bunch of photos I took this morning showing all three levels of Moscone that Microsoft has taken over today....

Once again, WZOR strikes! There’s a new set of leaks and screenshots around a recent build of Windows 8.1 Update 1. The new version is being titled 9600.16606.WINBLUES14_GDR_LEAN.140126-20 42 . Some interesting call outs here. First, WZOR is reporting that after installation, the user is taken to the Desktop. That is...

The year 2014 is here, and if you thought the past 12 months were really something for Redmond, then make room for more amazement in what promises to be another exciting year ahead. Microsoft will, without doubt, launch many major products this year — new Surface tablets, newer operating systems, old fashioned...

Accidents happen. Even in the technology world accidents happen. But not that many are as splendid in their wonder as the recently leaked BUILD 2014 dates. On Microsoft’s press website, at that. As reported here, Redmond accidently published site an article on its press release site that announced the fact that the...

Microsoft has announced that Craig Mundie, Microsoft’s chief research and strategy officer, will retire in 2014 when he will be 65. Mundie was one of two Microsoft Corp executives who took over Bill Gates’ role at the company. At that time, Mundie became responsible for Microsoft’s long-term research activities, while...

Too funny… I love predicting this stuff early. You might remember that in an earlier blog post , I had said that Windows 8 will come out in 2013/2014. Well, now others are coming around… From v3.co.uk: Microsoft’s announcement that it would be supporting ARM processors could cause the company serious problems with...

So everyone is going on now about Windows 8 coming out in 2012 so I thought I would throw my hat into the ring. While I understand that a Microsoft blog alluded to that date, I think it’s just speculation at this point. Ultimately, Operating System upgrades at their best either: Solve problems their predecessors did...