Windows 8.1 Tablets Coming to a Store Near You for $65?
Oct14

Windows 8.1 Tablets Coming to a Store Near You for $65?

One of the major pushes of Microsoft is to get more into the mobile space at a lower price point for consumers.  They did this by giving away their software to run on lower end devices.  We thought we saw the low end of the prices with the 81USD tablets released earlier this year however now a 65USD tablet has been released in Hong Kong.While the specs on this tab isn't going to set the world on fire for $65 it's a amazing piece of...

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Microsoft and Xiaomi discussing Windows smartphone?
Oct01

Microsoft and Xiaomi discussing Windows smartphone?

Last week Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella met with Xiaomi chief Lei Jun and it is being widely reported that the two discussed the possibility of the Chinese company building a Windows Phone handset. Before going any further, it should be noted that this is pure rumor at this point and the only fact is that the two held a meeting together. However, sources are claiming that a Windows based smartphone was on the agenda. It would be a coup...

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Microsoft renames Bing apps as MSN
Oct01

Microsoft renames Bing apps as MSN

Microsoft has made some changes to its Bing suite of apps, giving them a professional new name that falls under the MSN branding. The company has changed all Bing apps, although the original Bing Search will stay as it is. It is thought that Microsoft sees the MSN branding as more serious as it looks to entice users to its suite of applications. The new MSN (Microsoft Network) apps are available across form factors so you can catch...

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Nokia Lumia 530 Coming to T-Mobile for only $69 No Contract
Oct01

Nokia Lumia 530 Coming to T-Mobile for only $69 No Contract

One of T-Mobile's core principles is value.  They pride themselves on giving you more for your money and if the latest rumor is true this will continue in about two weeks when the Nokia Lumia 530 lands as a pre-paid device for only $69!   This is pretty shocking considering they charged $149 for the Nokia Lumia 521 while ATT was charging only $99 for twin the Lumia 520. Sure this device is cheap you say what about the specs? Could I...

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Windows Phone 8.1 adoption reaches 50%
Sep30

Windows Phone 8.1 adoption reaches 50%

Windows Phone could still be considered a growing platform. It certainly has the figures to back up that statement, finding traction in some markets while struggling others. What is not up for dispute anymore is the fact that Windows Phone is now the third largest smartphone and mobile platform, behind Android in number 1 and iOS in number 2. Today Microsoft announced that 50% of all people who can download Windows Phone 8.1 have done...

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