Microsoft sees Revenue Rise, but Profits Fall
Jan27

Microsoft sees Revenue Rise, but Profits Fall

Microsoft revealed a patchy fourth quarter of 2014 when the company detailed its earnings on Monday. Revenue was up, but profits slipped down. The company revealed that the Surface tablet series and the Lumia smartphone business are doing well without being huge successes. With Windows 10 announced in full, Redmond is entering a new era, but it is an uncertain one. The company increased revenue from $24.5 billion in 2013 to $26.5...

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Surface Tablet Line Grows Revenue to $1.1 Billion says Microsoft
Jan27

Surface Tablet Line Grows Revenue to $1.1 Billion says Microsoft

Microsoft's Surface line of tablets has had a rocky life despite always being a very good product, but it seems as though the slate is starting to find its own space in the market. Microsoft, as part of the company’s Q2 2015 earnings call, has revealed that the Surface Tablet is selling in solid numbers and is making some money for the company. Redmond said it sold $1.1 billion worth of Surface tablets during that period, a growth...

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Mircosoft Launches Two More Bugdet Devices Lumia 532/435
Jan14

Mircosoft Launches Two More Bugdet Devices Lumia 532/435

While Microsoft has a hard time launching flagship devices that consumers get excited about they seemed to have got the budget handset market down pat.  With wildly successful devices like the Lumia 520  it's no surprise that they keep going back to that market.  They continue to do it by announcing two more affordable handsets the Lumia 435/532. While neither of these devices are going wow your tech friends they are a pretty solid...

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Windows 10 Mobile Preview for Phones Coming January 21st
Jan08

Windows 10 Mobile Preview for Phones Coming January 21st

Invitations for "the next chapter" of Windows Phone was sent out with date of January 21st 2015.  The invite says nothing about that this was the mobile version of Windows 10 however it was widely assumed since the Microsoft has already had a presser on the desktop version of this OS.   Later it was confirmed by Tom Warren, Senior editor at the Verge. This event is by invitation only but is expected to be live streamed for the world...

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No Nokia Lumia 735 for US Market
Dec30

No Nokia Lumia 735 for US Market

When Microsoft launched the Nokia Lumia 735 back in September, the company said that it would be launched in the United States. It was listed on Redmond’s official website store, and even by carriers Verizon and Sprint. However, while its sibling the Lumia 730 was launched, the 735 has never come to the US and has even been removed from websites. It seems Microsoft reversed its decision, possibly because the 735 and 730 are so...

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Internet Explorer Finished in Windows 10
Dec30

Internet Explorer Finished in Windows 10

Microsoft launched Windows 10 earlier in the year at its Build conference, a version of the platform that will unify the Windows versions across all form factors, bringing the same experience whether you are on PC or smartphone, or indeed anything else. The software will land at the end of 2015 and according to ZDNet, Microsoft will kill one of Windows’ most famous companions. According to the website, Microsoft will kill off Internet...

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