Faster Forward: Windows


Posted at 12:20 PM ET, 07/27/2011

Japan to get the first Windows Mango phones

Microsoft announced Tuesday that Windows 7.5, aka Mango, is shipping to manufacturers.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  12:20 PM ET, 07/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mobile, Windows

Posted at 11:39 AM ET, 07/27/2011

Study: Global smartphone sales will top 420M this year

IMS Research said that smartphone sales will top 420 million this year. Apple and Samsung benefit most.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  11:39 AM ET, 07/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Apple, Mobile, Windows

Posted at 04:28 PM ET, 07/11/2011

Microsoft CEO Ballmer says Windows is company’s backbone

At Microsoft’s Worldwide Partners Conference, Steve Ballmer talked about the company’s direction.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  04:28 PM ET, 07/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Windows, Mobile, Tablets, Gadgets

Posted at 11:42 AM ET, 06/23/2011

Nokia’s first Windows Phone, ‘Sea Ray,’ gets leaked

The first Nokia Windows Phone looks a lot like the N9.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  11:42 AM ET, 06/23/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mobile, Windows

Posted at 11:53 AM ET, 06/03/2011

Angry Birds, now on your PC

The popular game from Rovio is now on Windows, too

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  11:53 AM ET, 06/03/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gaming, Windows

Posted at 11:47 AM ET, 06/02/2011

Windows 8 gets a preview

Microsoft unveiled a sneak peek at the next Windows system Wednesday.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  11:47 AM ET, 06/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Windows

Posted at 10:24 AM ET, 05/27/2011

Skype releases easy fix for Microsoft, Mac fix coming

An update fixes a Skype glitch that locked some users out

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  10:24 AM ET, 05/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Windows, Mac, Skype

Posted at 01:21 PM ET, 05/24/2011

Microsoft shows off new ‘Mango’ Windows Phone update

The new platform has better multi-tasking, threaded messaging and integration with Facebook, Bing and Skype

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  01:21 PM ET, 05/24/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Microsoft, Windows, Mobile

Posted at 12:00 PM ET, 05/23/2011

Microsoft CEO Ballmer promises ‘500 new features’ for the Windows Phone 7

That’s what Microsoft chief executive Steve Ballmer promises for the Windows Phone 7.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  12:00 PM ET, 05/23/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Windows, Mobile

Posted at 05:22 PM ET, 04/22/2011

Windows 7 has sold over 350 million licenses

A year and a half after launching Windows 7, Microsoft announced that it has sold over 350 million licenses for the operating system.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  05:22 PM ET, 04/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Windows, Microsoft, Computers

Posted at 05:21 PM ET, 04/14/2011

Angry Birds to hit Windows Phone 7 on May 25

Rovio is working on a way to sync the super popular game across devices.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  05:21 PM ET, 04/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gaming, Mobile, Windows

Posted at 04:54 PM ET, 04/13/2011

Microsoft previews Mango, the next Windows Phone platform

Microsoft offered a preview of Mango, the next Windows Phone platform, at its MIX 11 conference.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  04:54 PM ET, 04/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Windows, Mobile

Posted at 03:00 PM ET, 04/13/2011

Microsoft starts sign-up for Kinect developers kit

Kinect hackers, rejoice! Your favorite hobby is about to get a bit easier.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  03:00 PM ET, 04/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gaming, Microsoft, Windows, Digital Culture

Posted at 12:54 PM ET, 03/31/2011

‘NoDo’ rolling out to some T-Mobile phones

Owners of the Dell Venue Pro and the HTC HD7 should be seeing the Windows Phone 7 “NoDo” update soon.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  12:54 PM ET, 03/31/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Windows, Mobile, Gadgets

Posted at 09:32 AM ET, 03/30/2011

Report: Windows Phone 7 to get NFC mobile payments

Microsoft may be joining the NFC party, according to a report from Bloomberg.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  09:32 AM ET, 03/30/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Microsoft, Windows, Mobile, Gadgets, Google, Apple

Posted at 01:09 PM ET, 03/29/2011

Report: Microsoft shipping Windows 8 to key partners

WinRumors reports that Microsoft is shipping Windows 8 to original equipment manufacturing partners such as HP through its Microsoft Connect server.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  01:09 PM ET, 03/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Microsoft, Windows

Posted at 02:18 PM ET, 03/22/2011

‘NoDo’ is a go

Microsoft releases its NoDo update for the Windows Phone 7

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  02:18 PM ET, 03/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Windows, Mobile, Gadgets