Well, what do you know! Microsoft’s digital assistant service, Cortana, has been in the news these past few months, and here’s another electrifying new development. Cortana uses an iPhone. Or rather, Jen Taylor, the voice of Cortana (the US version of it, at least) is not quite the biggest fan of Windows Phone around....

With the developer preview of Windows Phone 8.1 out in the open, and with it the premiere version of Cortana, Microsoft’s digital voice assistant, all eyes are on what kind of enhancements are lined up for the fan favorite service. Luckily, Marcus Ash, a program manager for the platform has been at hand to provide...

Big old Steve. Even when he is out of his position at the very top of the technology world, he is in the news. This time, however, with no magic of his own. Well mostly. You see, Steve Ballmer is not someone you would label as an avoid user of social networks. His successor, the new Microsoft CEO, Satya Nadella is...

Cassettes. Now that’s a word you don’t hear too often. Unless you are so old school that you are still rocking your VCP or VCR. You might want to look these up if you are a child of the 2000s. Another child of the 2000s is Windows XP. The colorful, delightful, and still very capable operating system is a certified fan...

Microsoft wants all its bases covered this time, as it prepares to unleash Windows 8.1, the latest version of its flagship operating platform. And the Windows Store retains an integral status in this new strategy. We recently heard that Redmond is ready to debut gift cards with Windows 8.1 on October 18. In fact,...

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...

Codenames have that special something about them. Over the years, several anticipated technology products, both hardware and software, have been designated special codenames by the companies. And now we may have our first look at a few codenames for upcoming Nokia devices. The Finnish mobile phone maker is widely...

While the slow update pace of the Windows Phone platform, well Windows Phone 8 actually, leaves a bit to be desired, Microsoft does indeed have enough on its plate when it comes to testing the planned updates on various devices. Windows Phone 8 GDR2, for instance, has just started to roll out on some select few...

Nokia already announced at launch of the Lumia 1020 that the smartphone will be available from AT&T later this month for a sweet price of $299.99, with a two-year agreement. And thought the Finnish telecom giant confirmed that the deluxe smartphone will be available in a range of colors (black, white and yellow), Nokia...

What is today, the unofficial Nokia stories day? After the news of an unannounced Nokia Lumia 625 getting certified in China earlier in the day, it appears that a new Nokia rumor has popped up. Not much is known about it right now, but the new handset carries the codename Rivendale. The Finnish telecom giant seems to...