Microsoft is seeking a software engineer to help unify the Windows Phone and Windows 8 developer platforms, allowing apps to seamlessly work on both.The company posted a job opportunity on Friday, in search of an individual who could work alongside the team in charge of making Windows Phone apps work on Windows 8/RT and vice versa.In the past, Microsoft has been clear in its...
(3 months and 10 days ago)
Microsoft has stopped Windows Phone 7.8 updates for the aged Windows Phone smartphones like the Nokia Lumia 800, Lumia 900 and Lumia 610. The company is working to fix a software glitch in the release, but it's unclear how long the suspension will last. The folks at CNET claim to have received a confirmation for the halt of the update from Nokia as well. According to a...
(2 months and 14 days ago)
Microsoft has revealed more details about its Windows Blue project, which promises to bring a big update to Windows 8.The new features for Windows 8.1 look likely to hit public preview at Microsoft's Build developer conference in June - quite how that will work in practice remains to be seen, but it's likely you won't be able to plug it into an existing Windows 8 install. A...
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Microsoft has announced it will launch an update to the latest version of its Windows operating system - Windows 8 - because of complaints about how difficult the software is to use.
(13 days ago)
HELSINKI (Reuters) - Nokia Chief Executive Stephen Elop said the company would remain focused on using Microsoft's Windows Phone software to compete with smartphone rivals such as Samsung.
(13 days ago)
Microsoft plans to announce Tuesday that the updated version of its Windows 8 operating system--which had been code-named Windows Blue--will be called Windows 8.1, and it will be available for free to encourage as many people as possible to take up the new software.
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With hope fading that Microsoft's new Windows 8 software will reignite computer sales, attention is already shifting to the company's next big software project to regain relevance: Windows Blue.
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Evidence of a big “Windows Blue” update this year continue to pile up, including the first alleged screenshots of the future Windows software. As previously reported, Windows Blue may not refer only to an update for Windows, but to a set of coordinated updates for several Microsoft products, including Windows Phone, Windows Server, Windows RT, and services such as...
(2 months and 30 days ago)
Microsoft has taken major heat for its recent reinvention efforts, but amid public lambasting of Windows 8 and the Surface tablets, a critical new development has largely been ignored: The company has both the hardware and software to dominate the four most important gaming screens in your life. Your PC. Your tablet. Your phone. Your TV. Microsoft can offer a consistent...
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On Friday Microsoft announced that since Windows Phone 8′s, the company has seen the number of app downloads double and almost a 140% increase in paid app revenue. This is, of course, great news for app developers, and a strong indicator that Windows Phone 8 is doing well (though notably still not nearly as well as Android or iOS.) In fact, in a blog post Microsoft notes...
(17 days ago)
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