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,...

Microsoft has launched a new service for owners of Windows Phone devices, asking for users to review their smartphones and phablets, in order to better get in touch with the user base. Ever since Satya Nadella took charge at Redmond, the technology giant has been actively focusing on consumer feedback. And this time,...

Windows Phone 8.1 has brought a fancy stream of new features, but it also streamlines current traits of the ecosystem. Microsoft, for instance, have just kicked off a new pilot program. The company talked about this at the recently concluded BUILD 2014 conference. Basically, it allows application developers the...

Microsoft has finally launched Windows 8.1 Preview, with the upgrade gradually being rolled out for users around the world. ISO files of the new operating system are also available for download. And as promised by the software titan, the newest version of Windows comes with several options and features designed to...

Panos Panay, the head of the Surface division at Microsoft has recently been busy, what with expanding the retail availability of Surface tablets and overseeing the development of a rumored Surface Mini. But the Surface boss recently gave an interview to the Chinese website WPDang. According to WPCentral, Panay was...

    So it looks like the launch of the Microsoft Surface Pro has been something akin to a disaster. Yes it seems like the devices are sold out across the country but it also seems like there has been a deluge of misinformation regarding the status of the devices and how many were’are in stock. In my neck of the woods,...

So we’re about to go into 2013 and start fresh for the new year and all my writers are on vacation. I thought it would be fun to take a look at what some corporate CEO’s think about Windows 8 as we head into the new year. Let’s start with Dell. According to Bloomberg, Michael Dell was vaguely bullish about Windows 8...

Microsoft has really changed a lot in the last few years. There was a time when Microsoft was much more protective over allowing consumers to get early glimpses of its products. When Vista rolled around for commercial release, it just wasn’t well received. A combination of Vista’s low popularity and the rise of Apple...

It is no secret that Windows 8 has received many varying opinions. When you think of Windows 8 how does it make you feel? For many traditional users they feel that Windows new Metro interface shouldn’t take the place of their start menus and that forcing a tablet interface on desktop and laptop users isn’t the right...