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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Can’t make it to the ballpark to see the Twins? Download the MLB.TV app on Windows 8

Grilled hot dogs, the smell of fresh roasted peanuts, and that glorious crack of a Louisville slugger hitting the ball out of the park- baseball season is upon us! Between work and busy schedules, it’s not always easy to make it to the ballpark to relish the baseball experience. Never fear, Microsoft has you covered…

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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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Surface Windows 8 Pro: see more, share more and do more

Have you checked out the Surface Pro yet? Now’s a great time to do so, with reporters and tech elites giving it high praise.  In fact, check out why TechCrunch thinks the Surface Pro proves that the PC is back.   In a nutshell, Surface Pro is a beautiful, powerful device that is simplifying how…

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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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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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Welcome Windows 8!

Today, Windows 8 is available globally, with more than 1,000 Windows 8 certified PCs and tablets now on the market.  Windows 8 represents a reimagining of Windows. It provides a personalized experience with a beautiful new user interface that puts you at the center. You get a great experience for entertainment AND creating content all…

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7 Comes Before 8 for Good Reason.

We’re not talking about counting – we’re talking about Windows. Buzz around the October Windows 8 launch has dominated technology chatter, but if you’re currently on Windows XP or Windows Vista – and more than 40% of PC users are – the exciting time for you is actually right now. You have an opportunity to…

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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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