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Microsoft Wants Your Help To Improve Notepad

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

Windows Boss Terry Myerson Leaves Microsoft

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

Microsoft Executive Hints At Surface Phone

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

Satya Nadella Explains How Microsoft Is Different

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

Windows 10 Mobile Builds Aren’t Going Anywhere

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,

Windows Phone No Longer A Priority, Joe Belfiore Confirms

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

Microsoft To Hold A Windows Mixed Reality Event Next Month

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

Microsoft Will Explain Windows 10 Mobile Future When Ready

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

This Is Why Joe Belfiore Has Been Using An Android Phone

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

Surface Creator Terms The $900 Million Writedown A Valuable Lesson

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