My, how times change! The Office division pretty much always played second fiddle to the Windows side of the business for Microsoft, but it has recently become the company’s number one cash cow. It comes as no surprise then, that the software titan is giving it the required attention. Not only does the company...

Microsoft’s popular VoIP platform, Skype, is now playing an integral role in the company’s future plans. And speaking of future, Redmond has recently outlined the general roadmap for future improvements for the communication platform. In a new (and very long) blog post, the Skype team shared details of some of the...

That Chinese telecom giant Huawei plans big things for the Windows Phone platform is known to all. The company has made clear its intentions of popularizing the platform across multiple emerging markets, along with countries like China and Russia. Now we may have more proof of the company’s future plans for...

As we recently discussed in another post, AMD has now affirmed that it too is interested in joining the crowded world of tablet/smartphone processor manufacturers with a new x86 line, the 4.5-watt Hondo, a combination GPU/CPU. The bigger question is whether or not AMD has even the slightest chance in the mobile world...

AMD has updated it’s product roadmap. The updates seem to indicate a renewed focus on Tablets. To this end, they are adding a new part, the 4.5-watt “Hondo” ULP accelerated processing unit (APU) – a CPU/GPU combo. “We want to hit the volume sweet spots of the industry,” said AMD Global Business Units general manager Lisa...

In light of the fact that Windows 8 is coming soon, there is a lot of movement in the chip industry. Mobiletechworld.com posted a PDF document that appears to describe the roadmap of a range of Qualcomm products. It details the following: The MSM8960 This is Qualcomm’s first Windows 8 certified SoC and is expected to...

Mary Jo Foley just wrote a blog post where she kills 3 birds with one stone. She talks about and shows (below) a new roadmap for Windows 8 development: What’s interesting to me is how closely this roadmap snippet seems to be mirroring the timelines and build information from a few sites and sources claiming access to...

Stephen Chapman from msftkitchen has posted a crapload of roadmap diagrams on his site. They seem to indicate the release of Windows 8 Server in 2012. What’s funny is he seems to find these roadmaps from very simple and publicly accessible sources.. hilarious