Microsoft is selling the 4GB Xbox 360 console with a Kinect for $99 with a two-year Xbox Live Gold contract for $14.99 per month. This special deal will cost approx. $458.76 over the course of two years (before taxes). Customers who pass the credit check will have 30 days to return their console for a full refund,...

Microsoft Xbox 360 In recent times, it has pretty much become standard practice that whenever you want a new cellphone you head to your carrier or a partner retailer, pick one out, and lock yourself to the device for one or two years in order to get a highly subsidized discount price. Recently, with the evolution of...

The Patent Wars have always gone on in the background, but in the new mobile age it seems like they’ve become fiercer and more deadly than ever before. Apple suing rivals for infringement, Microsoft suing for infringement related to Unix/Linux/Android, and even Motorola suing Microsoft for infringement. This war is so...

Previously, I’ve talked a little about some strategies Microsoft could take to really make a splash when it launches into the tablet market. Apple remains in control of the tablet market right now for a few key reasons: They keep tight control over their product and its operating system. Apple fans are fiercely...

Microsoft is rolling out some really amazing updates to the Xbox in the next few days. These updates include a new interface that allows you to navigate through music, movies, TV shows and games with the wave of your hand or the sound of your voice. As expected, the new interface has the Metro style look and feel that...

There’s a fantastic article on seekingalpha.com by Dana Blankenhorn. He makes the point that Microsoft stock “will always be weighed-down by the volume, and outlook, of Microsoft Windows. The business is too big for it to be otherwise.” His idea is simple and (at this point) makes a lot of sense. The Kinect is wildly...

Yikes, this is bananas! The Xbox 360 just closed the biggest sales week in it’s history selling more than 960,000 consoles in the U.S. during the week of Black Friday. Sales highlights in the U.S. include: Xbox 360 sold more than 960,000 consoles in the U.S. alone, with more than 800,000 sold within a period of 24...

When it comes to Microsoft there seems to be plenty talk about these days in the rumor and speculation department. There is the upcoming Yahoo purchase possibility that has gained plenty of attention, there is Windows 8, Window Phone future updates, Window Embedded, and even Microsoft’s Xbox 360 and its possible...

On certainly more than one occasion I’ve focused on Microsoft’s expansion strategy, “Windows Everywhere”. Windows Everywhere isn’t just about Windows on all kinds of desktop and laptops, but it is so much more than that. So why do I spend so much time talking about this? I talk about it because I find this strategy...

Another new rumor about the next (next) version of Windows. Let me state upfront: I dont buy this one at all but I post it here just for entertainment value (hey it’s Sunday and there’s nothing else going on). The (somewhat reliable in the past) mystery blogger MSNerd posted the following on his/her blog a couple of...