A Microsoft partner build of Windows Blue which appears to be build 9364 has leaked out unto the internet today. This is the first public leaked build of Windows since well before the launch of Windows 8. Read more about it and see the leaked screenshots on WindowsBlue.com.

I just wrote an article on Seeking Alpha that I think you might want to read. It basically talks about why it would be a bad idea disaster for Microsoft to release a full version of Office for the iPad. It’s called “If Microsoft Brings Office To The iPad, Sell Immediately” Here’s an excerpt: In a recent article...

Of course human beings never learn so here we are. Facebook just went public and as of this morning, it’s worth over one hundred billion dollars! That makes no sense to me because despite their 900 million users, this is basically a website that could conceivably be replaced very quickly by a competitor in the...

This is too funny. Rafael Rivera tweeted this and I got a real kick from it. It’s a link on MSDN where some user is complaining about a bug they have working on…. the Windows 8 Release Preview. Maybe it’s a Microsoft developer or a leak user but it’s funny because…what the heck are we meant to do with that information?

Microsoft is selling the 4GB Xbox 360 console with a Kinect for $99 with a two-year Xbox Live Gold contract for $14.99 per month. This special deal will cost approx. $458.76 over the course of two years (before taxes). Customers who pass the credit check will have 30 days to return their console for a full refund,...

Microsoft Xbox 360 In recent times, it has pretty much become standard practice that whenever you want a new cellphone you head to your carrier or a partner retailer, pick one out, and lock yourself to the device for one or two years in order to get a highly subsidized discount price. Recently, with the evolution of...

Windows 8 Concept - Logon by ~miniarma This is a guest post written by Robert Kegel. I’ve been using Windows 8 since the Developers Preview and its made some nice changes. Here are a few things I think Microsoft would have to add to help them become number 1 in tablets and phones. I know unless Microsoft is already a...

While Zune never quite managed the success of its biggest rival, the iPod, most users that actually owned one (like myself) tend to agree it was quite a good device. I loved the menu system in the later Zunes and honestly liked it better than my iPod. Despite this, the business of selling Zunes fell hard and Microsoft...

We all know what the Kinect is by now right? Its a peripheral built by Microsoft for use as a weight measurement system onboard the International Space Station. What? It’s actually just a simple gaming camera attachment for the Xbox 360? I don’t think so. What started out as a child’s toy for the 360, has quickly begun...

Big news in the Windows blogger community. Tom Warren from the site Winrumors.com is making a move to the online tech news site TheVerge.com. His official title at The Verge will be European Senior Editor. Tom Warren has been writing about Microsoft for several years and has broken a lot of stories on his website...