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Microsoft's Windows Chief: Hey, Our Windows 8 App Store Grew Faster Than Apple's (MSFT)

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One of the complaints against Windows 8 is the lack of apps. Windows 8 can't run older Windows apps in  "Metro" mode and the Windows RT version can't run Windows 7 apps at all. Seven months after launch, the Windows 8 app store now has 60,000 apps, Tami Reller, Microsoft's...
Microsoft's Windows Chief: Hey, Our Windows 8 App Store Grew Faster Than Apple's (MSFT)

Microsoft Refuses To Answer This Simple, Critical Question About Windows Phone Software (MSFT, NOK)

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There was a lot of confusion late last night and this morning about whether or not the current line of Windows Phones would get the upgrade to the next major version of the OS.  We tried reaching out to Nokia (the maker of the Lumia 900 flagship Windows Phone) and...
Microsoft Refuses To Answer This Simple, Critical Question About Windows Phone Software (MSFT, NOK)
All current Windows Phones will/won’t get WP 8

BII REPORT: Here's How Microsoft Is Trying To Win Mobile In The Enterprise

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No other company has been hurt more by the rise of new devices in the enterprise than Microsoft. The iPad is a particular threat, as it could replace a significant number of Windows PC sales, and could loosen the company's hold on other enterprise business software. A recent report from BI Intelligence explains how this...
BII REPORT: Here's How Microsoft Is Trying To Win Mobile In The Enterprise

Here Are 8 Unannounced Features Coming To The Next Version Of Windows Phone (MSFT)

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Microsoft is set to release Windows Phone 8, its new mobile operating system, this fall. The Verge got its hands on a Windows Phone 8 emulator, and they created a video to reveal cool features that went unannounced during the Windows Phone 8 product demo earlier this year. We picked...
Here Are 8 Unannounced Features Coming To The Next Version Of Windows Phone (MSFT)

Windows 8 to debut on both x86 and ARM devices in October, report says

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While Microsoft hasn't confirmed a release date for the next version of Windows, Bloomberg reported last night that Windows 8 will be finalized this summer, and sales of both Intel-based PCs and ARM devices will begin "around October." More than 40 Intel-based PCs (including some tablets, presumably) will be...
Windows 8 to debut on both x86 and ARM devices in October, report says

Despite Weak Sales, Dell Won't Kill Its Windows RT Tablet (MSFT)

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By nearly every account, Microsoft's Windows RT operating system is, so far, somewhere between a disappointment and a bomb. Now Dell execs have publicly said that sales of the Dell RT tablet, the XPS 10, have been weak. "Demand is not where I would like it to be at this...
Despite Weak Sales, Dell Won't Kill Its Windows RT Tablet (MSFT)
13 Things Microsoft Needs To Fix In Windows 8 (MSFT)

How Much Will Windows 8 Matter to You?

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At some point, you will need the next version of Windows. But that's down the road a ways. The question Windows users need to ask before October 26 is whether you need Windows 8 right now? The answer begins with "that depends..." Fortunately, you may not have to worry about...
How Much Will Windows 8 Matter to You?

Everything We Know About Microsoft's Next Version Of Windows, 'Windows Blue' (MSFT)

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Microsoft is is working on a new version of Windows, which is expected to be available sometime this year. It's codenamed "Windows Blue" and a lot of details about it have leaked, including an early version that several people were able to install on their PCs and Windows tablets. That...
Everything We Know About Microsoft's Next Version Of Windows, 'Windows Blue' (MSFT)
The 5 Best Things Microsoft Just Said To Its Enterprise Customers (MSFT)

Acer waits for Windows RT 8.1 to make tablet decision

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Acer is waiting for the next version of Windows RT, due in the second half of this year, before deciding whether to release a tablet that runs on that OS....
Acer waits for Windows RT 8.1 to make tablet decision
Microsoft Surface: A new tablet and a bold strategy

Google Joins Gripes About Microsoft Shutting Out Rival Web Browsers

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Google is echoing concerns from Firefox parent company Mozilla that Microsoft is hindering rival Web browsers on some computing devices designed for the next version of Windows....
Google Joins Gripes About Microsoft Shutting Out Rival Web Browsers
Listen up Google: Here’s what Windows 8 can teach you about tablets
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Apple can finish what Microsoft's Steven Sinofsky started

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Apple should stick to its guns, keep laptops and tablets clearly distinct, but make iPads easier to love by business usersIn 2007, Microsoft introduced a new version of Windows called Vista, a grand name for what turned out to be an embarrassing dud. (Memories of my first and determining interaction...
Apple can finish what Microsoft's Steven Sinofsky started

Acer waits for Windows RT 8.1 to make tablet decision

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Acer is waiting for the next version of Windows RT, due in the second half of this year, before deciding whether to release a tablet that runs on that OS. "The plan for an RT tablet is ongoing," said Acer President Jim Wong in an interview Friday at a...
Acer waits for Windows RT 8.1 to make tablet decision
Microsoft 'Mohoro' Could Be A Whole New Way To Use Windows (MSFT)

Microsoft May Have Solved A Big Problem With Its Tablet Strategy Today (MSFT, BN)

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This morning, Microsoft dropped $300 million to invest in a new joint venture that will be spun out of Barnes & Noble's digital business. That means Microsoft now owns 17% of a new company that makes a popular product — the Nook e-reader — based on a rival platform, Google's...
Microsoft May Have Solved A Big Problem With Its Tablet Strategy Today (MSFT, BN)
Evernote Promises Its Own 'New, Magical' Hardware Gadgets Are Coming
Microsoft Finally Reveals How Well Its Google Apps-Killer Cloud Is Doing (MSFT)

Could Microsoft-B&N deal foretell Windows 8-powered Nook?

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Microsoft and Barnes & Noble just became unlikely allies, and ZDNet's Mary Jo Foley thinks that could pave the way for a Nook reader running the next version of Windows. [Read more]...
Could Microsoft-B&N deal foretell Windows 8-powered Nook?

Microsoft outlines new accessibility features for Windows 8 (video)

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Ready to submit your premier Windows 8 app? Interested in adding some new accessibility features? Microsoft wants to ensure that its incoming OS can be used by people with disabilities right out of the box, detailing its "comprehensive accessibility platform" that will arrive on the next version of Windows....
Microsoft outlines new accessibility features for Windows 8 (video)

T-Mobile shaves $10 off the Lumia 710, Microsoft giving them away on their site

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T-Mobile launched the Lumia 710 for $50 on the 11th of January for $49.99 with a two year contract. Three weeks later, that price is now down to $39.99. Microsoft, who apparently has an online store that this author had no idea even existed, is also now selling the Lumia...
T-Mobile shaves $10 off the Lumia 710, Microsoft giving them away on their site
Former Microsoft exec says Ballmer ruthlessly weeds out anyone who could challenge his leadership

You'll Be Able To Buy Both Kinds Of Windows 8 Tablets In October (MSFT)

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Microsoft will ship Windows 8 to hardware makers this summer, and the first Windows 8 tablets and PCs should show up around October. That's according to Dina Bass at Bloomberg, and the fall time frame matches what we've heard from numerous sources close to the company. Bloomberg reports that...
You'll Be Able To Buy Both Kinds Of Windows 8 Tablets In October (MSFT)

Here's Why Google's New 'Packaged Apps' Are Bad News For Microsoft

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Google is making big improvements to its Chrome operating system to make it function a lot more like a regular PC. Google has just taken a small step with something called "packaged apps" that could have big implications. Google Chrome is a cloud-only device. It doesn't store all of its...
Here's Why Google's New 'Packaged Apps' Are Bad News For Microsoft

Windows Phone Diary: 5 things for Microsoft to fix, and 1 for Apple to steal

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First things first: Yes, I am still using my Windows Phone. Regular readers may remember that I gave up my iPhone and switched to Windows Phone 8 at the beginning of the year — first a Lumia 920 and then an HTC 8X — as a challenge to myself and an...
Windows Phone Diary: 5 things for Microsoft to fix, and 1 for Apple to steal

SHOCKING: This Analyst Gives Apple Stock A 'Sell' Rating (AAPL)

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Ed Zabitsky of ACI Research just appeared on CNBC to explain why he thinks Apple shares are a "sell." His reasons: there's an inflection point happening, and Wall Street is oblivious to it web apps are the way of the future Android is on the rise Please follow SAI...
SHOCKING: This Analyst Gives Apple Stock A 'Sell' Rating (AAPL)
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