Windows RT en What's new and improved on the Windows 10 Start Menu on Windows RT 8.1 <div class="node-body article-body">Here is a little more background on the update that delivered a Windows 10 style Start Menu to Windows RT 8.1 systems. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> surface Surface 2 Surface RT Windows 10 Windows 10 Windows RT Windows RT 8.1 Windows RT Wed, 16 Sep 2015 12:49:00 +0000 59561 at Microsoft quietly releases Windows 10 Start Menu for Windows RT <div class="node-body article-body">Surface (RT) and Surface 2 devices running Windows RT 8.1 are receiving Update 3 which includes the Windows 10 style Start Menu.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> start menu Windows 10 Windows 10 Windows RT 8.1 Windows RT Tue, 15 Sep 2015 22:54:00 +0000 59551 at Review: Microsoft's Miracast-Powered Wireless Display Adapters <div class="field-deck"> Two wireless wires </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Microsoft's sudden embrace of Miracast with the release of not one but two slightly different wireless display adapters has made the past month pretty interesting. The good news is that both adapters work well and offer solid, reliable connections. So here are some thoughts about how you might choose between the Microsoft Wireless Display Adapter and the Microsoft Screen Sharing for Lumia Phones HD-10.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Lumia Miracast Nokia Windows Phone Windows 8 Windows RT Android Mobile Sat, 01 Nov 2014 19:59:00 +0000 45791 at New MSN Goes Live on Windows, Windows Phone and Web <div class="field-deck"> Time to update </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Just weeks after announcing that it would be overhauling MSN on the web and rebranding its Windows and Windows Phone Bing apps as MSN apps, Microsoft is going live with the changes. So the new version of the MSN web portal has dropped the preview label and those with Windows 8.1/RT and Windows Phone 8.1 have some apps to update.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Windows 8.1 Windows Phone Windows Phone 8.1 Cloud Windows 8 Windows RT Bing Tue, 30 Sep 2014 12:53:00 +0000 44301 at Xbox Music and Xbox Video for Windows 8.1 Updated <div class="field-deck"> Nothing major, but always appreciated </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Microsoft issued updates for both Xbox Music and Xbox Video for Windows 8.1 today. Neither are updated as much as their Windows Phone counterparts—mostly because they're already of higher quality—and these updates are, as expected, fairly minor.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Xbox Music Windows 8 Xbox Video Windows RT Music & Videos Fri, 26 Sep 2014 20:33:00 +0000 44181 at Windows 8 Device Stats: September 2014 <div class="field-deck"> Microsoft is already a force in the PC market </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Every month, I highlight AdDuplex's Windows Phone usage statistics, but this month they're taking a peek at Windows device—Windows 8.x-based tablets, 2-in-1s and other devices—usage. The firm provides this kind of survey about twice a year, and it's interesting to see which devices—and device types—are actually taking off with users. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Windows 8 Windows RT Mobile devices Hardware Wed, 24 Sep 2014 14:16:00 +0000 44001 at Xbox Video Updated for Windows 8.1 and Windows Phone 8/8.1 <div class="field-deck"> Something to see here </div> <div class="node-body article-body">While I've been a lot more focused on Xbox Music for what I assume are obvious reasons, Microsoft has also been updating its Xbox Video apps a lot lately as well. And this week, the firm issued updates for the Windows 8.1 and Windows Phone 8 and 8.1 versions of the app. Nothing major, but some steady progress.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Windows Phone Windows 8 Xbox Video Windows RT Fri, 12 Sep 2014 14:41:00 +0000 43511 at OneDrive Updated with Support for 10 GB Files, More <div class="field-deck"> So much for that 2 GB limit </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Yikes. Microsoft announced today that its consumer-oriented OneDrive cloud storage service supports individual files of up to 10 GB each, a dramatic improvement over the previous 2 GB limit. The move comes shortly after the firm increased the storage available in the free version of the service from 7 GB to 15 GB, and it's accompanied by a number of other improvements as well.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Windows Phone Windows 8 OneDrive Windows RT Mobile Wed, 10 Sep 2014 20:37:00 +0000 43421 at Consumer Apps and Services: Microsoft's Often-Overlooked Crown Jewels <div class="field-deck"> Can't we all just get along? </div> <div class="node-body article-body">While Microsoft's business offerings have long dominated the conversation around the software giant, I'm increasingly excited by the firm's growing set of integrated consumer services that work via apps on all popular mobile device platforms. It is here, I think, that Microsoft's "mobile first, cloud first" mantra is most clearly seen, because the services that impact end users directly are those that make the most sense on mobile devices.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Office 365 Windows Phone Cloud Windows 8 Xbox One OneDrive Windows RT Skype Bing Mobile devices Sun, 31 Aug 2014 13:24:00 +0000 42941 at Xbox Video Updated for Windows Phone 8/8.1, Windows 8.1 <div class="field-deck"> Nothing (major) to see here </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Microsoft updated its Xbox Video apps for Windows Phone 8/8.1 and Windows 8.1 last night. The Windows Phone version gets a variety of small bug fixes, but on Windows, we see slightly more substantive changes related to TV show episodes, video downloading and more.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Windows Phone Windows 8 Xbox Video Windows RT Fri, 29 Aug 2014 13:28:00 +0000 42881 at