Microsoft Announces Windows 10

No, the title is not a typo. Microsoft has announced today they are skipping over Windows 9 and going directly to Windows 10. Originally codenamed Windows Threshold, the new operating system essentially does away with the tiled “Metro” user interface … Continue reading

Microsoft Posts and Removes video Bashing iPhone

Over the weekend Microsoft had posted to their Windows Phone YouTube channel a video entitled: A fly on the wall in Cupertino? The video was about the (colorful) upcoming iPhone 5C. Seems the video did not go over well with social media, so … Continue reading

Microsoft Calls its Competition ‘Boring’ and ‘a Mess’

Microsoft has a habit of bashing/bad-mouthing their competitors. However, Microsoft’s Terry Myerson took it to a new level at this week’s D: Dive Into Mobile conference. Seems Myerson slamed Apple’s iOS for being “boring” and Google’s Android for being a … Continue reading

Windows 8 Failure is PC Vendors Fault

That is what Microsoft is using a an excuse for the lack luster sales of Windows 8. Microsoft is saying that PC Vendors didn’t make enough ‘enticing touchscreen tablets’ powered by Windows 8 for the 2012 Christmas season. Seems Microsoft … Continue reading

Mozilla Announces Two Firefox OS Phones

However, they are not for consumers. These Firefox OS (formerly Boot to Gecko) phones are being made by a Spanish company GeekPhone for the purpose of allowing developers to create apps for the new platform. Currently there are two phones the … Continue reading

Windows Phone 8 Error: Insert Installation Disc

Many have wondered if Microsoft used the same desktop Windows Kernel on the Windows Phone 8. The answer is yes as indicated by this tweeted photo of the error screen: Microsoft says ‘normally’ users should never see this error and therefore don’t have … Continue reading