It looks like Microsoft is kicking ass with their mobile phone division: Microsoft is cutting 2,850 more jobs beyond the 1,850 that the company announced would be eliminated earlier this year. The new cuts will hit phone hardware and sales. The entire computer world has moved to mobile, with everyone on either iOS or Android, […]
Microsoft is celebrating a milestone: As we near the one year anniversary of the availability of Windows 10, we’re excited to share that Windows 10 is now running on 300 million active devices around the world. It’s too bad hardly any of those devices are the ones people carry around in their pockets.
Let’s see how things go for Microsoft with Windows 10, but right now, Windows Phone is still a fucking mess: While the app gap has always been a problem, Windows Phone is now five years old and it’s still facing new challenges. Over the past year developers haven’t flocked to Microsoft’s platform to improve its […]
Alex Wilhelm at TechCrunch on Windows 10: A few questions: Will Windows 10’s release lead to lift in PC sales, even if temporary? If that is the case, did the release of Windows 10 come too late in the quarter to make much of an impact? If that is not the case, then it seems […]
Sam Byford, at the Verge, on Microsoft’s limited time trade-in program: Microsoft has launched a promotion called Easy Trade Up designed to get people to switch to new Windows 10 machines. If you buy a qualifying computer from the Microsoft Store for over $599 until October 20th, the company will give you a rebate after […]
I finally got around to watching Microsoft’s Windows 10 Devices Event (nope, they’ve haven’t shaken their addiction to long names). What i saw is a company just discovering all the amazing things that that are possible when you design hardware and software together. The presenters seemed drunk giddy with excitement showing off all their products. […]
Microsoft says Windows 10 is installed on 75 million devices after just a month of availability. Guess what? Only 5 of those devices are phones and tablets. Remember, Windows currently owns less that three percent of the worldwide smartphone market.
Just when I was duped into thinking Nadella was running things differently at Microsoft, they go and announce the 7 different editions (!!!!!!!) of Windows 10. Sigh.