What would the world of Microsoft be without calendars? With the amount of product launches and platforms reaching end of support, it is best to keep one nearby. Onto the platform of the moment, then. Redmond unleashed the developer preview build of Windows Phone 8.1 in the middle of April, to allow developers (and...

While the technology world, at least the Windows Phone part of it, is salivating over the release of Windows Phone 8.1, some new hints reveal the next frontier for Microsoft’s mobile OS. Well, just the name reference for now, but it is intriguing enough. Windows Phone 8.5 has been found deep within code by a developer...

While Microsoft’s plans for Windows 9 could potentially take any direction, what with the announcement of Windows Threshold, development on Windows Phone 9, it seems, is coming along as originally planned. Word is that along with Windows Phone 8.1, Redmond is also hard at work on a major new version of its mobile...

When it rains, it pours. Along with polishing up Windows Phone 8 with several new enhancements, Redmond is said to be also working on Windows Phone 9, the next major release of the mobile platform. But just as the rumors about Windows 9 suggested an overhaul, the mobile operating system is also seemingly getting a...

My buddy at MSFT Kitchen unearthed a Linkedin listing from a Microsoft employee that indirectly mentions Windows 9. You can see the listing below. It’s interesting to note that the person does not say Windows Phone 9 but Windows 9. Maybe that reflects the direction Microsoft is going in regarding platform...

Windows Blue is where almost all the next-generation Windows focus is at. While Windows Blue isn’t officially confirmed, there have been job postings and other information that pretty much spill the beans. What about Windows 9? We know there is a Windows 9 coming and there have been a few minor leaks of what could be...

Or in other words, this is as close as you will get right now, short of an official confirmation from Redmond. But as recent rumors have suggested, work on Windows 9 is already underway. The next major version upgrade to the Windows OS is said to be released sometimes in November 2014, and a new job posting from...

Although Windows Phone 8 might not be the most popular mobile platform on the market, there is no denying that Microsoft’s OS has come along way from Windows Phone 7 and consumers and hardware makers are both starting to take notice and throw in their support. Now a new job posting has now show up at Microsoft that is...

When it comes to operating systems, the generally accepted method is to have one mobile OS and one desktop OS. These can be related, but they are also kept separate. This is what we see for both Google and Apple. With Apple we have OSX for desktops and iOS for mobile devices. On the Google front, Android powers...