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 this...

There is evidence of a new Timeline implementation, folks. Looks like Microsoft is gearing up to bring this useful Windows 10 feature to another handy location. The web, of all things. Redmond has been working to expand its shiny new Timeline feature to more devices and places. It started with Windows 10 machines, but...

The two Chinese companies are currently embroiled in controversies where technology firms are deprecating their certificates, and Microsoft has now also joined in and made a decision. A design to remove the certificates issued by WoSign and StartCom. Redmond announced that it arrived at this decision after careful...

Wow, that was quick. I just got off the phone with a rep from CDW who assured me that I wasn’t high or on crack. More importantly, my eyes weren’t deceiving me. CDW Surface Pro CDW part 3065473 and Manufacturer part K7X-00001 really do a show a Microsoft Surface Pro with 256GB of storage. She said if I preordered, it...

Microsoft Developer Camps Interesting new website from Microsoft for their Developer Camps. The URL is http://www.devcamps.ms/ It basically is a hub for Windows Phone, Windows Azure, Web technologies and Windows 8 training. When you click on the Windows Camps link you are taken to a page where you can search for a...

Recently MS posted a new blog entry at the Windows Store for developers website that went into a few new details about how apps discovery works for users of Windows 8. According to a program manager on the Store Services team, Russell Wolf, there are many new features that developers have access to that will allow...