Microsoft Brings Fashion Week to Los Angeles

To bring a thread of Fashion Week to Los Angeles, Microsoft is teaming up with Bloomingdale’s during New York Fashion Week to showcase the intersection of fashion and technology through transformed shopping experiences, and more natural technology.   Bloomingdale’s store in Century City, South Coast Plaza will have some of the same technology available over the…

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Cool is in Session

School may not be in session yet, but it’s never too soon for students and their parents to start thinking about how to return to school in style.  The latest technology products from Microsoft can help students not only look stylish, but perform at their best and stay connected to family and friends. Whether you’re…

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Xbox Takes Over Your TV

With Major League Baseball in full swing and the season’s hottest TV shows ramping up, it’s time to hook up your Xbox 360 and take advantage of the interactive entertainment experience you’ve been waiting for.  Xbox 360 is introducing three major entertainment apps ready for Xbox LIVE Gold members: MLB.TV, Comcast Xfinity TV and HBO…

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Exergamers: Kinect and HealthVault Enhance the Well-being of Los Angeles Seniors

Orlando Estrada, 77, experienced so much pain and loss of balance after his two knee-replacement surgeries that he needed a wheelchair to get around. Taking the bus was an ordeal, and he got so little exercise that his blood pressure was heading toward the danger zone. Today, Estrada is not only walking again, he’s dancing,…

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LA Microsoft Stores Announce Midnight Launch of “Kinect Star Wars” on April 2

Are you a Star Wars fan? Unleash your inner Jedi, dress up as your favorite Star Wars character and head to the Microsoft store in the Century City Mall in LA on Monday, April 2, from 10:00 p.m. to midnight for the release of “KinectTM Star WarsTM” for Kinect for Xbox 360. In addition to…

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Through the Looking Glass: 2011

It’s always interesting to look back at the end of each year and see all of the amazing accomplishments made in the past 12 months. Microsoft has had an incredible year! As we begin the next one, we take a look back at some of the stories that have made big news in 2011. Xbox…

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Q&A: Local Microsoft Partner, Perficient discusses upcoming Worldwide Partner Conference

Each year, Microsoft partners around the world convene at the Worldwide Partner Conference (WPC) to learn about Microsoft’s technology roadmap, network and share best practices with peers and experience the latest product innovations. We’re thrilled that the City of Los Angeles will host WPC next week, from July 10-14. The conference is expected to draw…

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Verizon Wireless Releases Windows Phone HTC Trophy

“Can you hear me now? … Good!” And now we can all hear one another loud and clear on the newest Verizon Wireless Windows Phone device! Verizon Wireless recently released the HTC Trophy in all of its stores. As we’ve discussed before, Windows Phone offers a unique phone experience that brings together the best of…

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Microsoft Unveils What’s New for Xbox at E3

The Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) is now underway in Los Angeles! Microsoft kicked things off on Monday by demonstrating continued leadership in online entertainment. Throughout the last 12 months, Xbox has been the top-selling console in North America, with more than 55 million Xbox consoles sold, more than 35 million Xbox LIVE members, and more…

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The Power and Potential of Kinect for Xbox 360

Kinect for Xbox 360 was launched in November, 2010; and in the few short months since, it has been named the fastest-selling consumer electronics device in history by Guinness World Records. The device has opened the door to build new experiences with technology, thereby capturing the hearts and minds of creators and users alike. Kinect’s…

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