Contest Archive

Teens Vie For The Microsoft Office World Championship

Small monetary gains, but, boy, the prestige! Teens are currently competing for the Microsoft Office Specialist World Championship taking place in Anaheim, California. Around 400,000 contestants from all around the world took place in the competition this

New Skype Contest Asks Users To Create Art Using Skype Emoticons

Microsoft sure does like to keep Skype in the spotlight. And what better way to do so than fan contests. The company launches interesting new contests for Skype on a regular basis. The latest one to go

Unity Unveils Windows 8 And Windows Phone 8 Game Development Contest

Unity, the maker of popular game development tools, officially announced the availability of a new version of its development platform. Unity 4.2 arrives with support for an expanded list of mobile operating systems. The game engine and

Nokia Is Sponsoring New Windows Phone Camera App Development Contest

As the flag bearer of Windows Phone smartphones, Nokia has regularly invested a fair amount of effort in ensuring that its Lumia customer base has access to custom and exclusive mobile apps. Now with the launch of

Microsoft Launches New Skype Contest, Spectacle Wearer Of The Year

The technology titan has recently launched a special new Skype contest in collaboration with MGOMD, DG MediaMind and Specsavers called ‘Spectacle Wearer of the Year’. This new contest is available for British Skype users who wear glasses.

Win BUILD Conference Invites With Microsoft’s New App Contest

It is no hidden secret that developers are taking center stage for Microsoft. The company’s newest platforms requires extensive app development, even services like Windows Azure have the need for custom development. With this in mind, the

Microsoft Asks Uses To Share Their Windows 8 Experience And Win Prizes

It has been four months since the release of Windows 8, and while the media is filled with varying reports and reviews when it comes to Microsoft’s latest operating system, the company appears confident with how things

The Eight Metro Apps That Won First Microsoft Apps Contest

As a way to encourage exciting Metro app development, Microsoft held a contest not to long ago to entice developers to make the plunge to Metro for Windows 8. Out of the multiple submissions there were eight