Great New Website Details Microsoft by the Numbers

Pop Quiz: Three questions. 30-seconds. Go! How many students have participated in the Microsoft Imagine Cup competition? How many photos have been stored on SkyDrive to date? How many pizza slices are consumed in the Microsoft cafeteria every year? Give up? You can find the answers to these questions and more on the new Microsoft…

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Win a Trip to the NCAA Finals by Demoing MSN for Windows 8

Live for NCAA basketball? Who doesn’t! MSN for Windows 8, with its totally re-imaged interface, is the perfect resource for fans to stay up-to-date with the latest scores and schedules throughout the tournament season, without having to click through multiple websites. If you haven’t tried MSN for Windows 8, take a break from March Madness and…

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Microsoft OEMs Reveal Sleek Windows 8 Devices

Whether you’re looking for a PC that provides fast-paced office productivity, an all-in-one device to browse recipes in the kitchen, or a sleek touch tablet to surf the Internet while lounging on the couch, there’s a device out there that can fit all your needs.    Microsoft’s Vice President of U.S. OEM Peter Han takes…

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Track Santa’s journey with NORAD and Microsoft

For more than 50 years, North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) has helped children track Ol’ Saint Nicholas as he makes his journey to homes with his trusty reindeer and gifts in tow. This year, Microsoft is partnering with NORAD to make following Santa’s sleigh even easier. The Santa Tracker tool is built on Microsoft’s…

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Bing it On to win a ‘Microsoft Box of Awesome'

Bing it On already challenged the nation to select its preferred web search results but now the challenge has risen to a whole new level. It’s time to Bing it On with the holidays for a chance to win a ‘Microsoft Box of Awesome’ for anyone participating in the U.S. And what’s a ‘Microsoft Box…

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A Phone Built Around You

An interesting phenomenon became apparent to Microsoft engineers and designers several years ago: consumers spent too much time learning their phones, when phones really ought to be learning consumers. Instead of building smartphones around icons, they should be built around people. This week, Microsoft launched Windows Phone 8, designed as the world’s most personal smartphone…

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Boston Welcomes Windows 8 to Microsoft Family

Last Friday, more than 1,500 Bostonians flocked to Kendall Square to celebrate the launch of Windows 8 and to check out the latest devices, including the Surface. Microsoft employees were on hand distributing Windows swag and showing off the Surface’s beautiful user interface during live demos. If you weren’t able to join us, never fear! …

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Boston Windows 8 Meetup Kicks off October 9

Windows 8 general availability is less than three weeks away! Next Tuesday, October 9th, Boston Windows 8 App Developers and IT Group will kick off the software season at the new Microsoft offices at 1 Cambridge Center, Cambridge MA. This is a great event for app developers, IT professionals, or anyone interested in learning more…

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Windows 8 Brings New Sleek Accessories

Thirty is the new 20! As Microsoft Hardware celebrates its 30-year anniversary, it is also announcing the launch of several new devices- all specifically design to use with the new operating system Windows 8, which will be available this fall. Many of these devices are Bluetooth-enabled, pocket-sized yet sturdy, and specially designed to help users…

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