A few moons back, Foursquare released a brand new application for its mobile users going by the name of Swarm, which provided users with check-in capabilities. Initially available on Android and iOS, the company promised a Windows Phone port in the near future. Well, that near future is here now, and mobile users can...

Another new feature has been added to Cortana, the digital voice assistant that powers Microsoft’s Windows Phone mobile operating system. Foursquare now comes integrated. We first reported on this integration back in February, and it is now going live. This means that users will receive recommendations on local places...

Fans of Foursquare were treated to a major change yesterday, when the company announced that going forward, all check-ins will be transferred to the Swarm application. The app in question was announced a few months back. But users that want to check in at various locations using Foursquare will need to install this...

Development on Windows Phone 8.1 is chugging along fine, without many official details from Microsoft. If anything, this new version of the company’s mobile OS is now probably nearing release. And one of the key features in this new flavor is a voice feature (codenamed Cortana) that should handle personal assistant...

Windows, Bing, individually, and then Bing on Windows are three of the biggest bets for Microsoft. And the company has made another widely expected move in order to enhance these products and services. The closeness between Foursquare and Microsoft was already evident when both companies made it official that the...

Microsoft may have a decently strong relationship with Foursquare, and the social company just recently launched its official Windows 8 app just a couple of days ago. But it did not take long for gossip to surface that the Redmond based technology titan was looking to make a strategic investment in Foursquare. Now, it...

Foursquare sure has been in the news this week. The social company recently unleashed its dedicated app for the Windows 8 platform, but it appears that its collaboration with Redmond is poised to go one step further. A new report states that Microsoft may be looking to make a strategic investment in the popular...

The official Foursquare app was confirmed to be in development at the BUILD conference this year, and it has just landed on the Windows Store, sporting both Windows 8 and Windows RT. Just like the company’s mobile apps on other platforms, this one helps users discover new places, get directions and hours, as well as...

The floodgates seem to be opening. BUILD 2013 has seen announcements of several new features coming to Windows 8.1, but it appears that high-profile apps are finally following suit. Microsoft announced that several popular apps are coming to Windows 8 in the near future, with Metro versions of Facebook and Flipboard...

Much of the discussion about the potential of Windows Phone 8 (and Windows 8) revolves around the number of apps available for users in the Microsoft App Store.  As the lament goes, Windows Phone 8 has about 150,000 apps in the store, while Apple and Google have over 700,000 apps i their respective app stores. The...