The current console cycle seems to be dragging on forever, with peripherals like Microsoft's Kinect and Sony's Move effectively delaying the launch of next-gen systems by at least a few years.
Microsoft's Bing search engine will soon incorporate data from flight aggregator Kayak.com, meaning when users search for flight information they will receive pricing data directly within the results page.
Ask not for whom the bell tolls - it tolls for IE6. In a rather bizarre effort to persuade users to upgrade to newer versions of Internet Explorer, Microsoft has launched a countdown to show just how many people have abandoned the ten-year-old browser already.
Are you jonesing for a dedicated Microsoft tablet OS? Well, you'll just have to make do with Google's Android and Apple's iOS until late 2012.
Microsoft was in the middle of a firestorm last month after a software update caused numerous Windows Phone 7-equipped Samsung phones to become unusable. Microsoft pulled the update, fixed it, and released it again...but the problems aren't fully fixed.
Billy-Goats Gruff Microsoft and Google have joined forces to defeat so-called patent troll GeoTag, which has sued hundreds of companies for allegedly infringing its patent.
Microsoft has re-released a software update for its Windows Phone 7 platform, after it had to yank it off line due to concerns it was breaking some devices.
As we watched the iPad 2 launch today, many of us wondered if the popular tablet should be considered just another PC, or perhaps - like the iPod - a unique product in its own category.
Microsoft's Kinect platform is truly a success on multiple levels. To be sure, Redmond meticulously designed, engineered and marketed the next-gen wireless controller to the masses - offloading a total of 8 million units as of January 4, 2011.
When Microsoft issued an update to its Windows Phone 7 platform, the last thing it wanted was for it to cause a headache to the loyal early adopters, but that's exactly what has happened to one-in-ten WP7 owners.
Microsoft is currently rolling out its first Windows 7 service pack to users via the automated Windows Update and Download Center.
Microsoft has taken down an update for all Samsung phones running Windows Phone 7. The update was supposed to improve performance and add new functionality, but instead it caused the phones to become glitchy and in some cases, unusable.
It seems as if Microsoft's very first Windows Phone 7 update is fraught with eminent peril. To be sure, a number of WP7 users have reported bricked or temporarily jammed devices, with the company offering real-time advice on its official WinPhoneSupport Twitter feed.
It seems as if Microsoft has finally realized that embracing the modding community is likely to help increase sales of the already popular Xbox 360 Kinect 3D motion controller.
Future versions of Microsoft Windows Phone 7 will offer advanced integration with Kinect, true multitasking for third-party apps and a Web browser based on IE9.
Microsoft is apparently paying Nokia billions of dollars to ditch Symbian and MeeGo in favor of its Windows Phone 7 (WP7) operating system.
A lot of us here are suddenly asking if Microsoft can save Nokia. Back in 2005 Palm was clearly in trouble, their smartphone sales weren’t going anyplace and their plan to break the company into two parts - one software and the other hardware - had failed badly.
After months of speculation about Nokia CEO Stephen Elop’s game plan for reviving Nokia, he dropped a bomb on Friday announcing the company's "broad strategic" partnership with Microsoft. But not everyone is happy with the announcement, and thousands walked out of Nokia facilities in protest.
Nokia is hoping that a mobile partnership with industry heavyweight Microsoft will help the company regain its once prominent ranking in the hyper-competitive market.
Microsoft and Nokia have teamed up to create a new mobile order based on Redmond's Windows Phone 7 platform. The deal effectively marks the end of an era for Symbian and is likely the death knell for Intel's nascent MeeGo operating system.