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Gmail Gets Made Fun of in Microsoft Video (Gmail Man)

Gmail Gets Made Fun of in Microsoft Video (Gmail Man)

July 30, 2011 No Comments

In a video made by Microsoft (even though they are denying it) they blast Gmail and Google Docs with privacy concerns. This hilarious video shows you how Google uses your GMail email to deliver better advertisement. Google has actually ged that Gmail scans content and context of email as part of its ad system. The […]

Microsoft Publishes ‘Why Microsoft’ App on WP7 Marketplace

Microsoft Publishes ‘Why Microsoft’ App on WP7 Marketplace

July 21, 2011 No Comments

Microsoft launches another app into the WP7 marketplace. This time around it is an app that acts as a mobile hub to their Why Microsoft blog. Anything going on in the world of tech that is a positive for Microsoft and/or and negative for Google and Apple is spoken about on that blog. You can […]

Microsoft no Longer Interested in Hulu?

Microsoft no Longer Interested in Hulu?

July 20, 2011 No Comments

In an unfortunate turn of events Bloomberg is reporting that Microsoft has dropped out of the bidding for Hulu. Microsoft currently has a partnership with Hulu where they offer a paid subscription to through Xbox Live. The acquisition of Hulu would probably have meant that Microsoft would find more ways to integrate it into services […]

ITC judgment of HTC infringement of Apple patents Help Windows Phone

ITC judgment of HTC infringement of Apple patents Help Windows Phone

July 19, 2011 No Comments

Android has been under fire recently after HTC lost its battle against Apple as the The US International Trade Commission (ITC) made it’s ruling that HTC infringes on 2 Apple patents via Android. We have already seen many companies run to Microsoft to make mobile patent deals but we might see companies start to choose […]

Pivot Controls: Android Steals from Windows Phone Again (video)

Pivot Controls: Android Steals from Windows Phone Again (video)

July 13, 2011 1 Comment

Does the fact that Android is open source mean that it can just take technology from other companies whenever the mood hits. Google has announced and shown off their new marketplace for Android recently. Not only does it look like a bad Metro UI layout but it blatantly takes Microsoft’s WP7 Pivot controls. What do […]

Zune HD Gets Firmware Update

Zune HD Gets Firmware Update

July 8, 2011 No Comments

Many Zune owners must feel as though with the release of Windows Phone 7, Microsoft has forgotten them. Microsoft has proven that they still have them in mind this week with the release of a firmware update. Zune firmware version 4.5 (114) is to patch fraudulent SSL cerifificates issued by certification authority Comodo.These certificates affect […]

After 4 Recent Successful Patent Deals – Microsoft Focuses on Samsung

After 4 Recent Successful Patent Deals – Microsoft Focuses on Samsung

July 6, 2011 1 Comment

Yesterday we detailed how Microsoft is after patent licensing for every Android and Chrome manufacturer. Recently they have successfully signed four Android manufacturers to licensing agreements for the use of Android. Now Microsoft sets it’s eyes on the biggest Android manufacturer of them all… Samsung. Reuter reports that Microsoft is looking for $15 per Android handset that […]

Microsoft Signs Another Patent Deal With a Android Manufacturer (That’s 4 in 9 Days)

Microsoft Signs Another Patent Deal With a Android Manufacturer (That’s 4 in 9 Days)

July 5, 2011 No Comments

Microsoft announced today that it has signed a patent deal with the manufacturing company Wistron. That makes 4 patent deals in nine days. Recently Microsoft also made similar deals with General Dynamics Itronix, Velocity Micro and Onkyo. Just late last year Microsoft also made a deal with HTC that brings home a reportedly $5 per Android […]

Microsoft In Talks to Purchase Hulu – Hulu on WP7?

Microsoft In Talks to Purchase Hulu – Hulu on WP7?

July 2, 2011 No Comments

We just recently witnessed Microsoft buy video communications giant Skype. From that we have heard Microsoft say that Skype will be integrated with everything including Windows Phone 7 and Xbox. Now we hear that Microsoft may be in talks to purchase the media heavy hitter – Hulu as well. This would be a huge pick […]

Imitation the Sincerest Form of Flattery? Google IO Goes Metro UI

Imitation the Sincerest Form of Flattery? Google IO Goes Metro UI

June 16, 2011 No Comments

I am beginning to wonder whether companies are able to be innovative anymore. We have written numerous articles going over different ideas that Apple has clearly taken from Microsoft and then passes it off as theirs. Clearly, Google has turned to Apple’s methods and taken the tile concept for the Google IO conference website. Clearly […]

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Windows Phone 8.1 SDK Features Galore..Your Updated List On All Things WP8.1/ Blue & Things To Come

So it just so happens that  features from the Windows Phone 8.1 update are continuing to come in and from...

Nokia Shows Of Its Sexy New Lumia Icon In A Detailed Hands-On Video

Below is a short video posted by Nokia featuring the new Nokia Lumia Icon, exclusive to Verizon Wireless. Ifi...

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