Remember the day when information about Windows 8.1 first started to leak out? Insiders had started hinting at Windows Blue, the codename of the new operating system, many a moons back. And now a mere 10 days remain before Microsoft official launches its new OS. The company will offer this first ever refresh of its...

For a company its size, Microsoft sure does like releasing some things very silently. The company launched a beta version of the second service pack for Office 2010 back in April. And earlier today, Redmond decided to release the final version of its service pack for the older version of its productivity software...

It is amazing when you consider just a few months back it was all about Windows 8. Only a select few had even heard of the Blue initiative or Windows 8.1, but here we are with an official confirmation from Redmond. Tami Reller, the chief marketing officer and chief financial officer of the software titan, just today...

Microsoft continues its tradition of bundling up and releasing cumulative updates for its enterprise products. The latest to get this treatment is Exchange Server 2013 RTM. It was just a couple of weeks back when SQL Server 2012 received such an update. And now Redmond has just announced the availability of the first...

Microsoft rolled out a pretty comprehensive update for its core Windows 8 modern apps, bringing several improvements and enhancements. But that is not the full story it seems. The company seems to be working on several other enhancements to its remaining apps, including the ones that come under the Bing label. Three...

This is something that would interest Microsoft SQL Server users. The software giant has just released the third cumulative update for consumers who had already deployed Service Pack 1. The company recommends everyone to start their download engines (figuratively speaking, of course) and install the latest...

While the Surface Pro has taken up the spotlight as far as tablet from Redmond are concerned, Microsoft is slowly adding more markets where buyers can get their hands on the Surface RT. Earlier today the company’s first ever tablet went on sale in New Zealand. Japan wasn’t far behind, and the Surface RT also made its...

While Microsoft has made substantial improvements to Remote Desktop Services (RDS) in Windows Server 2012, printing still remains somewhat suboptimal. The new improvements allow business and enterprise users that are working at home or office workstations easy integration into the corporate network, but accessing...

The Chinese smartphone marker rolled out a preorder campaign for its midrange Windows Phone 8 smartphone in Russia a couple of weeks back. Now the inexpensive handset has hit store shelves in the country, with worldwide availability planned in the coming weeks. The Ascend W1 is retailing for 8,990 rubles without...