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Yeah, you might want to think twice before buying a Blackberry

Jun 17, 2011
Research In Motion, the company behind Blackberry (the official smartphone of your dad's boss), is having a rough go of it. Its first quarter...
Posted In: Blackberry, Microsoft, smartphones

iCloud won't work on old operating systems

Jun 9, 2011
Look, if you refuse to upgrade past Windows XP, well, you're doing it wrong. Come on, Grandpa. Put away the Boston album, park the Pacer, get rid...
Posted In: apple, icloud, internet explorer, Microsoft, Vista, Windows 7

Xbox schedules event at the same time and people show up

Jun 7, 2011
Yeah, it was a real fun day to be following live blogs. Larissa and I were yelling back and forth. Must have really thrilled the Krista Tippett...
Posted In: hulu, kinect, Microsoft, netflix, xbox

Skype down again

Jun 7, 2011
This latest outage seems to be affecting Europe, primarily, although reports are coming in from Japan and Australia about problems there as well....
Posted In: Microsoft, skype

Sony's descent into the abyss

Jun 3, 2011
Sony's become the tool of hackers all over the world. And you might be wondering why this is happening now? A lot of techies blame it on Sony's ...
Posted In: Entertainment, gadgets, hackers, kinect, Microsoft, PS3, Sony

Microsoft unveils Windows 8

Jun 2, 2011
Microsoft showed off early prototypes of the new operating system at the All Things D conference yesterday. It has a much more tiled look, like a...
Posted In: Microsoft, tablets, windows 8

Call of Duty to launch monthly fee for expanded service

May 31, 2011
The incredibly popular and realistic war video game franchise is preparing to launch a new subscription option where players pay a monthly fee for...
Posted In: Microsoft, playstation, Sony, video games, xbox

Ballmer goes to China, blasts China

May 27, 2011
The Microsoft CEO was in Beijing for the opening of a Microsoft R&D facility. He used the occasion to complain that Microsoft is seeing only...
Posted In: a clock!, ballmer, China, Microsoft

Microsoft presents Mango

May 25, 2011
What does it say about Microsoft's position relative to Apple that Microsoft is now naming operating systems after fruit? Coincidence I'm sure....
Posted In: Blackberry, Facebook, Microsoft, windows 7 phone

Windows 8 coming next year unless it's not

May 24, 2011
If you're the kind of person who gets excited about operating system news (well, maybe you should find some sort of hobby or do some volunteer work...
Posted In: Microsoft, windows 8

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