Cloud http://winsupersite.com/taxonomy/term/12334/more en Short Takes: July 25, 2014 http://winsupersite.com/short-takes-july-25-2014 <div class="node-body link-body">An often irreverent look at this week's other news, including an expansion of Microsoft's retail plans, Yammer moves around as co-founder leaves, tablet slowdown doesn't explain iPad sales freefall, Google grilled by EU regulators over "right to be forgotten," e-book judge is troubled over Apple settlement proposal, and Amazon sells everything but profits.</div> <div class="field-image-promo"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_promo" width="595" height="335" alt="" src="http://winsupersite.com/site-files/winsupersite.com/files/ms-stores-hero.jpg?1406302188" /> </div> <div class="field-link-target"> <span>Open In New Window:&nbsp;</span> No </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://winsupersite.com/short-takes-july-25-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cloud Mobile devices Fri, 25 Jul 2014 15:29:00 +0000 41611 at http://winsupersite.com OneNote Expands to Amazon Fire Phone and Kindle Fire Tablets http://winsupersite.com/office/onenote-expands-amazon-fire-phone-and-kindle-fire-tablets <div class="field-deck"> Another key Microsoft app shows up on FireOS </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Microsoft's ubiquitous note-taking mobile app just got a lot more, um, ubiquitous. Its available now on Amazon's Fire OS-based devices, the Fire Phone handset and the Kindle Fire and Kindle Fire HDX tablets.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://winsupersite.com/office/onenote-expands-amazon-fire-phone-and-kindle-fire-tablets" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://winsupersite.com/office/onenote-expands-amazon-fire-phone-and-kindle-fire-tablets#comments amazon Android FireOS Kindle Fire Mobile devices OneNote Office 365 Office Thu, 24 Jul 2014 19:15:00 +0000 41591 at http://winsupersite.com Google Stumbles in Europe http://winsupersite.com/google-stumbles-europe <div class="node-body link-body">Google is confronting a harsh reality that Microsoft learned the hard way a decade ago: Antitrust regulators there aren't pushovers like their US-based cousins. And while the search giant is obviously facing a long line of legal challenges around the world, two EU-based issues are coming to a head: A proposed settlement over Google's search business there, and the firm's more recent attempt to meet a "right to be forgotten" ruling.</div> <div class="field-image-promo"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_promo" width="595" height="335" alt="" src="http://winsupersite.com/site-files/winsupersite.com/files/google-eu-hero.jpg?1406208975" /> </div> <div class="field-link-target"> <span>Open In New Window:&nbsp;</span> No </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://winsupersite.com/google-stumbles-europe" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cloud Thu, 24 Jul 2014 13:35:00 +0000 41541 at http://winsupersite.com Skype 5.0 for Android http://winsupersite.com/skype/skype-50-android <div class="field-deck"> Wait, it's not remastered? </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Following in the footsteps of an updated Skype for iPhone—and what I assume to be a related release of Amazon's Fire Phone—Microsoft today announced the release of Skype 5.0 for Android. This major update to the app provides integration between your Skype contacts and your handset's contacts management system.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://winsupersite.com/skype/skype-50-android" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://winsupersite.com/skype/skype-50-android#comments Android Mobile devices Skype Wed, 23 Jul 2014 17:04:00 +0000 41521 at http://winsupersite.com Skype + Amazon Fire Phone http://winsupersite.com/skype/skype-amazon-fire-phone <div class="field-deck"> Now it's time for Amazon to return the favor </div> <div class="node-body article-body">If you're familiar with the various mobile app ecosystems, you may know that Microsoft apps are very well represented on both Google Android and Apple iOS, but not at all on Amazon's Android-based Fire OS platform. Maybe that's going to change, though: Microsoft announced today that it is bringing its popular Skype app to the Amazon Fire Phone.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://winsupersite.com/skype/skype-amazon-fire-phone" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://winsupersite.com/skype/skype-amazon-fire-phone#comments amazon Android Fire Phone FireOS Mobile devices Skype Wed, 23 Jul 2014 16:05:00 +0000 41501 at http://winsupersite.com What Satya Said: Notes from Microsoft's Q4 2014 Earnings Conference Call http://winsupersite.com/cloud/what-satya-said-notes-microsofts-q4-2014-earnings-conference-call <div class="field-deck"> Some details in an ocean of talk </div> <div class="node-body article-body">On Tuesday, Microsoft announced the results of its fiscal fourth quarter, which ended June 30, 2014: The firm earned a net income of $6.48 billion on revenues of $23.38 billion. We already knew that the software giant was an economic powerhouse. But Microsoft's story in this changing era hinges on a move from traditional software to services and devices. So what did CEO Satya Nadella tell us in the wake of these earnings, and how does this change our perception of how the company is doing?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://winsupersite.com/cloud/what-satya-said-notes-microsofts-q4-2014-earnings-conference-call" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://winsupersite.com/cloud/what-satya-said-notes-microsofts-q4-2014-earnings-conference-call#comments Cloud Mobile Windows Wed, 23 Jul 2014 14:13:00 +0000 41481 at http://winsupersite.com Microsoft Posts Solid Quarter Despite Nokia Hit http://winsupersite.com/microsoft-posts-solid-quarter-despite-nokia-hit <div class="node-body link-body">Microsoft earned a net income of $6.48 billion on revenues of $23.38 billion for the quarter ending June 30, in-line with expectations. But an operating loss of $692 million on Nokia's devices and services businesses dragged down stronger-than-expected results from Windows and Office.</div> <div class="field-image-promo"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_promo" width="595" height="335" alt="" src="http://winsupersite.com/site-files/winsupersite.com/files/campus-vue-de-face.jpg?1406063621" /> </div> <div class="field-link-target"> <span>Open In New Window:&nbsp;</span> No </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://winsupersite.com/microsoft-posts-solid-quarter-despite-nokia-hit" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cloud Mobile Tue, 22 Jul 2014 21:09:00 +0000 41451 at http://winsupersite.com What I Use: July 2014 http://winsupersite.com/hardware/what-i-use-july-2014 <div class="field-deck"> An occasional look at the technology I use regularly </div> <div class="node-body article-body">It's been a while since the last What I Use, but there haven't been many major changes since late last year: Surface Pro 3 has become my go-to travel companion, I've added a third cellphone line for testing Windows Phone, Android and iPhone side-by-side, and have rotated through some new tablets and other devices. We've also switched from FIOS to Comcast and added to our set-top box collection.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://winsupersite.com/hardware/what-i-use-july-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://winsupersite.com/hardware/what-i-use-july-2014#comments Cloud Mobile devices Hardware Mon, 21 Jul 2014 20:25:00 +0000 41381 at http://winsupersite.com TechEd is Dead, Long Live TechEd http://winsupersite.com/cloud/teched-dead-long-live-teched <div class="field-deck"> TechEd pulls a Zune </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Confirming rumors that date back to last year, Microsoft this week said that it is killing off its successful TechEd trade show series. But it's not really going away: Instead, Microsoft will consolidate TechEd and several other IT- and enterprise-focused tradeshows into a single, unified tech conference, the first rendition of which is now scheduled for Chicago in May 2015.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://winsupersite.com/cloud/teched-dead-long-live-teched" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://winsupersite.com/cloud/teched-dead-long-live-teched#comments Cloud Mon, 21 Jul 2014 17:32:00 +0000 41371 at http://winsupersite.com Amazon Kindle Unlimited http://winsupersite.com/cloud/amazon-kindle-unlimited <div class="field-deck"> Amazon's subscription service for e-books and audiobooks </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Amazon this week launched a new subscription service for e-books and audiobooks. Dubbed Kindle Unlimited, the service lets readers consume content in a way that is similar to subscription music and video services. But like the retailer's Instant Video service, Kindle Unlimited is launching with very little support from mainstream content providers, limiting your choices somewhat.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://winsupersite.com/cloud/amazon-kindle-unlimited" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://winsupersite.com/cloud/amazon-kindle-unlimited#comments amazon Audible Cloud Kindle Mobile devices Sat, 19 Jul 2014 14:26:00 +0000 41311 at http://winsupersite.com