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Microsoft is Doing an Ultimate Game Sale for Xbox This Week, And These Could Be the Deals

Microsoft is Doing an Ultimate Game Sale for Xbox This Week, And These Could Be the Deals

Microsoft, to its credit, has done a much better job offering Xbox deals and discounts in the past six months, and it looks like another sales event is in the pipeline.Major Nelson tweeted out on Saturday that an … [Read more...]

Weekend Wrap-Up: Apple May Be Working On a Car; Google is Creating a New Apple Pay Rival

Weekend Wrap-Up: Apple May Be Working On a Car; Google is Creating a New Apple Pay Rival

Happy Sunday, folks! It's time for another edition of the Weekend Wrap-Up, where we gather the top tech stories from the past week, bundle them together and wrap them up with a nice little bow on top. Companies making … [Read more...]

Samsung Reportedly Shipping Galaxy S6 with Microsoft Apps

Samsung Reportedly Shipping Galaxy S6 with Microsoft Apps

More details about the next Samsung flagship smartphone, the Galaxy S6, have trickled onto the web, this time courtesy of a post on SamMobile. Apparently in addition to removing the metric ton of bloatware that typically … [Read more...]

Microsoft Reportedly Acquires Surface Pen Maker N-Trig

Microsoft Reportedly Acquires Surface Pen Maker N-Trig

It seems as if Microsoft is doubling down on its stylus for the future of the Surface line, as reports out of Israel say that it’s acquired N-trig, the maker of the Surface Pen. If the report is accurate, Microsoft has … [Read more...]

Microsoft Releases Universal Office App Preview for Windows 10

Microsoft Releases Universal Office App Preview for Windows 10

Right now, I’m writing this post on the new, touch-friendly version of Microsoft Word for Windows 10, which we last heard about in January during Microsoft’s huge batch of Windows 10 announcements. That’s right – today … [Read more...]

Report: Microsoft Invests in Android Competitor Cyanogen

Report: Microsoft Invests in Android Competitor Cyanogen

Today, the Wall Street Journal’s Digits Blog reports that Microsoft is a minority investor in a $70 million round of financing for Cyanogen, the company that’s built a non-Google version of the Android operating system … [Read more...]

Surface is a Billion Dollar Winner for Microsoft

Surface is a Billion Dollar Winner for Microsoft

Yesterday, when Microsoft published its earnings results for the second quarter of 2014 (which is Q4 on the calendar year), it was coming off of one of the most successful days in the company’s recent history, having … [Read more...]

New Windows 10 Build is Live and Excellent

New Windows 10 Build is Live and Excellent

In the wake of Microsoft’s many new announcements last week, on Friday the company also released the latest build of the Windows 10 Technical Preview. And while the previous builds were really good improvements that … [Read more...]

Customers Don’t Like Your Initial MVP? That’s Not A Failure

Customers Don’t Like Your Initial MVP? That’s Not A Failure

Welcome to Bits & Bytes episode 4! Today is January 25 2015 and I am your host Jeff Weisbein! It’s just me today, but don't worry, I still have a good show for you! I’m going to be talking about two different things … [Read more...]

Weekend Wrap-Up: Microsoft Holds Windows 10 Event; Google Could Launch a Wireless Service

Weekend Wrap-Up: Microsoft Holds Windows 10 Event; Google Could Launch a Wireless Service

Good afternoon, folks! It's Sunday, which means it's Weekend Wrap-Up time. We're going to look at the most important tech stories from the past week, including news from Microsoft, Google, Nintendo, and Amazon. … [Read more...]