Windows apps have been a mixed bag recently when it comes to updates and development attention. Particularly, ones like Notepad, WordPad and the original Paint. That should come as no surprise, considering the fact that the software giant has reserved most of its attention towards applications like Calculator,...

Big changes ahead? You can bet the farmhouse on that! Terry Myerson, the Windows chief, has departed Microsoft. After having spent no less than 21 years at the company, no less. Not only did Redmond confirm this news yesterday, but Terry himself published a goodbye letter on LinkedIn, talking about the time he spent...

Even though Microsoft has been quite cryptic about the Surface Phone as a whole, we do occasionally get comments from company officials, as well as the odd patent detail that reveal what’s cooking. So much so that there is now reason to think that a new device is actually on its way. Whether it has what it takes to...

A lot has been said about the enterprise focused approach Microsoft has taken these last couple of years, but CEO Satya Nadella insists that the company is still well and truly in the consumer market. Only, its end user approach is completely different from its rivals. Rivals like Apple and Google. Basically, the...

Microsoft may have slowed things down for Windows 10 Mobile, but even though users should not expect any new hardware from Redmond soon, the company plans to keep on with the Insider program. Which is to say, new builds of the mobile OS will keep on coming. Even after the release of the Fall Creators Update. Brandon...

Well, if you must hear it from someone, then there’s no one better than Joe Belfiore. The former steward of the Windows Phone platform has finally broken silence. And he chosen a ding dang time to do so! Belfiore, the Corporate Vice President in the Operating Systems Group at Redmond has revealed, in a series of...

Hmm. Details are coming in that Microsoft is all set to hold a Windows Mixed Reality event next month in San Francisco, with October 3 said to be the big day for the gathering. It’s supposed to be a launch event of sorts. The software titan is in the process of sending out press invitations for this special event. And...

Even though Microsoft executives have made it abundantly clear that the company is still fully supporting Windows 10 Mobile platform, their decisions have not always aligned with these statements. This has led to an increasing amount of confusion and angst among the community. With many believing that the mobile OS is...

Joe Belfiore of Microsoft is no stranger to controversies. It’s part and parcel of his job, as one of the leaders of the Windows Phone platform at Redmond. Or you can say, the mobile effort. Sure, things have not been going all that well for Microsoft, and fans have let the company know of their thoughts time and...

So this happened. Microsoft unexpectedly announced a new Surface tablet, the Surface 3, earlier today. And this successor to the Surface 2 is set to be available in early May. You can read up on all these juicy details here. The company, obviously, launched the Surface series back in 2012, with the original Surface...