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HTC begin to spin out of control after several high-profile resignations
The HTC One is a fantastic handset. It's the best handset HTC have ever made in my opinion.
Tue May 21, 2013
Microsoft Finally Gets How To Grow Windows Phone
Frankly, I don't know what took them so long but with the initial response to the Nokia Lumia 520/21 Microsoft is finally acknowledging publicly that the key to winning market share in the U.S. is through the low-end of the market by providing a superior experience for a better price than what is currently offered by either Apple or the gaggle of ... (more)
Five alternatives to Microsoft Office 365
Alternative apps from the fringes which Jack Wallen thinks could very easily fill all of your online office suite needs.
Mon May 20, 2013
On the eve of Xbox Next, Microsoft mentions that there are over a billion gamers worldwide
In an official blog post, Microsoft has revealed some interesting statistics when it comes to gaming.
Huawei's First Windows Phone 8 Smartphone Lands In U.S.
Following the sponsorship announcement of the highly-anticipated Jonas Brothers Tour, Huawei announced its first Windows Phone 8 smartphone - Huawei W1 - will be available this month online at Walmart.com and at select Walmart stores in the United States.
Can Windows 8 thrive on small tablets? Acer thinks so, debuts 8.1-inch Iconia W3
Acer's Iconia W3 is the second coming of Ultra Mobile PCs, only this time, there's a touch-friendly user interface.
Windows Mobile 7 concept video shows why Microsoft dumped the platform
The video was created by Dave Brinda , who reportedly worked with Microsoft on Windows Mobile 7 and after seeing the results of the video and how the market changed, dumping the platform was the right thing to do.
International Business Times
Yahoo Is Purchasing Tumblr For $1 Billion. Will Yahoo Kill The Uber-Hip Blogging Platform?
It's official: After several days of rumors, Yahoo [NASDAQ: YHOO] has all but confirmed that it will be purchasing the blogging platform Tumblr for $1.1 billion.
Sun May 19, 2013
You are invited to attend May HERO Sessions
IT Heroes, our aim is to keep you updated on anything and everything IT-related in the region, from the latest news on Microsoft products and services, to new innovations and tools.
speech @ microsoft - Site Home - MSDN Blogs
Interesting new study on the effectiveness of speech-to-text technologies. Nice to see Microsoft beating Google Voice with the Exchange 2010 Voicemail Preview.
Sat May 18, 2013
Editor's Letter: When it rains, it pours
It's been a slow couple of weeks here through the beginning of May. Everyone, it seems, was saving up to pile all of their announcements at once, leaving us scrambling and our RSS feed spinning.
Intel Can Give Apple The Edge In Mobile
Apple is in a fierce battle with Samsung for market share in smartphones and tablets.
Fri May 17, 2013
Should Enterprises Skip Over Windows 8?
"Windows is still the standard, but it doesn't look like Windows 8 is going to have the same penetration as Windows XP and Windows 7 had," said analyst Brad Shimmin.
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Windows Phone Passes BlackBerry For Third Most Popular Mobile OS
Market research firm IDC just released its latest quarterly look at the smartphone market, and for the first time Windows Phone marketshare has eclipsed BlackBerry.
It's official, old WVT now Alteva
The new name is one of many changes made over the past year that new CEO David Cuthbert highlighted in his presentation at the meeting.
Thu May 16, 2013
Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) Re-Surfacing in Tablet Space This Summer?
Microsoft Corporation has been playing a fun little game called Catch Up in the tablet market since it launched its Windows 8 operating system on several variations of tablet computers - including its very own hardware debut called the Surface.
Microsoft working to bring standardized touch input to Chrome
Microsoft's Open Technologies group wants to make it easier for Web developers to write code for pen, touch, and mouse input, which is why the group has been pushing the industry to adopt the Pointer Events standard in browsers.
Intel May Have Lost the iPhone Battle, But It Could Still Win the Mobile War
As the CEO steps down, he leaves the Intel machine poised to take on the swarming ecosystem of competitors who make smartphone chips.
Google: "Take down your ad-free YouTube app" Microsoft: "Let us add ads"
Last week, Microsoft released a YouTube client for Windows Phone that gave users of Redmond's smartphone platform a rich, capable YouTube experience that didn't depend on using the YouTube Mobile site.
Wed May 15, 2013
Nokia unveils Lumia 925, lighter metal model
A worker poses with the new Nokia Lumia 925 at its launch in London May 14, 2013.