But the Surface line isn’t going anywhere! Right? Not the most ideal news, but Microsoft has made the decision to close its Surface support Twitter account. And instead is pushing customers towards the Microsoft Support Twitter account for all queries and questions that they have for its products. For what it’s worth,...

The word Messenger has a new meaning! Microsoft’s Messenger service has been discontinued completely now, as the company focuses its communication efforts on the Skype platform. The final milestone was reached late last month when Redmond announced that the MSN Messenger service in China will be shut down come October...

For a company as popular as Twitter, its official app on the Windows Phone platform sure has a bunch of scathing reviews. This application has been considered a second class citizen of the app world. In fact, the company did not update the app for seven months straight. Until now. Following the last update in November...

About time! Microsoft have just signed a new partnership deal with Twitter, and users can now search for Twitter accounts, tweets and hashtags straight from the Bing homepage. This is an exclusive partnership with the social network. The company talked about this in an announcement on its blog, saying: “Through an...

Users had been crying for eons for the ability share animated GIFs and emoticons on Twitter, with the social network disallowing any form of animated content on the website. It automatically compressed images into JPG files, instead. But starting today, users can tweet animated GIFs on Twitter websites, as well as the...

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...

Another one bites the dust! Twitter sure knows how to play its cards, and the social network has set up a ridiculous little token limit for third party applications that access its service via the API. And as a result of this limit, MetroTwit, one of the most popular Twitter clients on the Windows Store has just been...

After smashing (or hitting, for the less enthusiastic among you) the important milestone of hundred thousand apps on the Windows Store, Microsoft seems to be keeping an even closer eye on its apps repository. Several circles have cited the limited choice of apps as one of the main reasons of the slow takeoff of...

The two classic browser versions from Microsoft are soon set to sail into the west. Over the past few months, Redmond made its intentions of retiring Internet Explorer 6 very clear. The software titan recently launched a countdown website for IE 6. Regardless of the company’s efforts, both Internet Explorer 6 and 7...

All is well with the (Windows 8) world, then. A buggy build of the Twitter app in the Windows Store that was recently taken down seems to be back in business with a new fixed version. News broke out yesterday that the official Twitter application in the Windows Store was taken down after an update for the app broken...