How to copy and paste with Windows Phone 7

We all know that Microsoft couldn't be bothered to support a copy-and-paste function for Windows Phone 7 devices upon launch.

Microsoft: What a difference a year makes

Microsoft is likely to top the list of the most improved companies for 2011. Indeed, 2009 ended a decade of disappointing personal technology products from Redmond - particularly Windows Vista -  which left many of us wondering if MS could do anything right.   

Microsoft experiments with "shape-shifting" touchscreen

Microsoft has filed a patent application for the design of a tactile "shape-shifting" touchscreen.

Cloud computing survey finds issues with some contracts

A recent survey of 31 Cloud computing contracts from 27 different providers has determined that many contracts have clauses that could have a negative effect on the rights and concerns of customers.

After a 16-year hiatus, Nintendo returns to CES in January

For 16 years, Nintendo has been one of the most notably absent companies at the Consumer Electronics Show, the world's biggest trade show that houses the latest and greatest in consumer technology.

Video: Kinect lightsaber hack

This sweet lightsaber hack was coded using the power of the Force, OpenKinect drivers and OpenCV.

Kinect doesn’t censor naked female porn stars

No, Microsoft’s Kinect does not censor naked female porn stars. How did we ascertain this important fact, you ask?

Does Microsoft's Xbox 360 lack "diversity?"

A DFC Intelligence video game analyst recently claimed that Microsoft's Xbox 360 "lacks diversity," as games for the popular console tend to skew towards first-person shooters. 

Microsoft's failed Kin might be making a comeback

Even though it was considered one of Microsoft's biggest flops in the mobile sector, Kin might be resurrected by Verizon - the exclusive carrer that found itself with thousands of unsold units once MS pulled the plug on the platform.

Googler offers cash for Kinect hacks

A Google software engineer is offering two, $1,000 cash prizes for intrepid hackers willing to get down and dirty with Microsoft's Xbox 360 Kinect.

Windows Phone 7 gets rooted

A talented dev has successfully proved a method of running "native," undamaged code on a Samsung Windows Phone 7 device.

Kinect wants to track your movements...for advertisers

Did you know thanks to the Kinect motion camera, Microsoft can now see how you play your Xbox 360 games? And it wants to send this information to marketers.

Kinect's first week just shy of a half million

It's a good, solid start fo Microsoft's new Xbox 360 motion camera, but it's only a start. Microsoft probably would have hoped for a bigger injection into the market, but if it keeps this pace it could succeed.

Radio Shack gets Windows Phone 7

In an effort to further increase its presence in the retail space, three Windows Phone 7 devices have just found their way to Radio Shack, one of the country's top retailers for mobile phone sales.

Video: Microsoft Kinect runs on a Mac

A developer has managed to code a sweet port that allows Microsoft's Xbox 360 Kinect to run on an Apple Mac.

Learn how to be a Jedi Knight with Microsoft's Kinect

For over a thousand generations, the Jedi Knights were the guardians of peace and justice in the Old Republic. 

Of course, that was long before the dark times, before the Emperor rose to power along with his acolyte, the Dark Lord of the Sith.

Office patches don't hit 2004, 2008 Mac editions

In an exceedingly rare move, Microsoft's scheduled patch releases for its Office suite of software was incomplete. It did not release the patches it should have to the 2004 and 2008 Mac editions.

Microsoft Windows Phone 7 launch fizzles and fazzles

It seems as if Microsoft only managed to offload 40,000 over-hyped Windows Phone 7 devices on launch day - despite spending a whopping $100 million on the doomed platform’s advertising campaign.

Windows Phone 7 HTC HD7 sells out

It appears to have been a successful launch for the Windows Phone 7 platform yesterday, as one of the handsets has already sold out. T-Mobile is no longer able to immediately fulfill orders for the HTC HD7 phone.

Windows Phone 7 officially launches in US today

Microsoft's new mobile operating system is now live and kicking in the US. Mobile retailers and Best Buy have flagship launch units in stock, though today is more about the platform as a whole than it is about specific products.