Microsoft Band Review Recap
Nov22

Microsoft Band Review Recap

Microsoft's Band has been on the market for about two weeks and it has become a dividing device. Microsoft claims that it wearable has sold well, but plenty of rumors say stock was very limited (some suggest 5,000 units), while most opinions seem to point to the fitness band being very much a first device in a possible future evolution. It feels like a prototype many reviews have said, but after spending some time with it I think it...

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Microsoft Hits Back At Limited Stock Microsoft Band Claims
Nov19

Microsoft Hits Back At Limited Stock Microsoft Band Claims

Microsoft launched its first ever wearable a couple of weeks ago in the form of the Microsoft Band, a fitness tracker that also offers a few smartwatch features too, while it is open across all major mobile platforms. The device launched in Microsoft stores around the United States and on the company’s online store and promptly sold out very quickly. A success for Redmond it seems, although many reports emerged saying that Microsoft...

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Lumia Users Shouldn’t Expect Denim Update Till 2105
Nov17

Lumia Users Shouldn’t Expect Denim Update Till 2105

According to the latest report from British carrier O2 there will be no presents of the Denim variety under the the Christmas tree this year for Lumia users.  The release of the Lumia 930 with the update pre-installed gave users hope that all Lumia devices would be receiving this update very shortly. Sadly this is not true.  In fact in a statement O2 had this to say: It's coming, but we're not expecting Microsoft to release these this...

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Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella talks rivals and Windows
Nov12

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella talks rivals and Windows

Microsoft has managed to keep both revenue and profit respectable in recent years, the legacy of Steve Ballmer is that he knew how to make money. However a change of CEO has brought another shift in strategy for a company that some think is losing its identity, while the Windows Phone platform has struggled to gain ground in mature markets. Steve Ballmer during the final years of his stay as Microsoft CEO turned the company into a...

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Mircosoft Branding Leaked on Lumia Device
Nov03

Mircosoft Branding Leaked on Lumia Device

What you see about is picture of a Microsoft Lumia device that currently seeking approval in China.  This is the mid range Dual-SIM RM-1090. While no specs were given on this device it is believed to in the 720/820 range of devices. We all knew that this was coming when Microsoft announced it was officially dropping the Nokia branding however seeing a Lumia device with Microsoft branding on the back is still a little bit of a shocker....

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Microsoft Band is a Fitness Wearable
Oct30

Microsoft Band is a Fitness Wearable

Microsoft has entered the wearable market today, not with a crash or a huge press release, but rather quieter. Maybe that is because the "Microsoft Band" is not a smartwatch. Interestingly, Redmond has taken the decision not to compete with Android Wear and the upcoming Apple Watch with a full on minicomputer for the wrist and is instead pushing the Microsoft Band to the fitness crowd. The Microsoft Band comes with a slew of features...

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