Say goodbye to the old classic Microsoft Office icons, which sported a big bold letter with a bit of a graphical suggestion of what that program was supposed to do. This was a style that has stuck through the decades — for better or for worse. Better, mostly. But Microsoft is leaving all of that behind, with...

The Microsoft Store app in Windows 10, or Windows Store, what have you, has picked up some more acrylic effects as part of the Fluent Design System redesign. This new UI design philosophy is obviously a big thing for Microsoft. As the company continues to spread it to all major areas of its operating...

The Skype team at Microsoft is, for what it’s worth, tackling a few different ideas at once. And although progress has been slow, the various versions of Skye are catching up. It is a bit of a balancing act. Microsoft has to accommodate the user interface that is available on the various Skype mobile apps,...

Microsoft’s longtime partners is making some moves on the Windows hardware front. The popular Dell Inspiron 15 7000 series is the company’s line of consumer friendly notebooks. Which is to say, these are relatively affordable models — and hence, a hit with buyers. Well, if you’re in for one, then you’ll be...

Very rarely does Microsoft software gets such massive redesigns, but Skype for iOS has recently received a totally brand new look. In fact, the company says that the app has been completely rewritten from the ground up. Which is a good thing — iPhone users have complained about bugs, crashes and stability...

Skype is one Microsoft service that gets updates on a regular basis, and this new one is rather interesting. Desktop users of Skype are in line to get some Modern features in the very near future. And although the company has not mentioned what exactly is coming, the announcement states that the UI on both...

Microsoft have just rolled out a brand new design for the Windows Store for devices that have the Windows 8.1 Update installed, making it is easier to find apps both on PCs and tablets. This new design, the company says, is built using consumer feedback. And although this refresh was detailed at the BUILD...

With complete understanding of the fact that things like these take time, I ask, where is the Promised Land? I am, obviously, referring to the reported redesign of the Windows Store. News came out earlier this month, right after BUILD 2014, actually that Microsoft was planning to revamp the Windows Store...

The best thing, by far, that Microsoft’s refreshed new strategy for its modern platforms has brought along is a quick update cycle. No longer do users have to wait years upon years for small changes. The Windows Store already got a revamp with Windows 8.1, and now the company is at it again. Microsoft...