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Microsoft reveals pop-up retail stores
Posted from VISTA.BLORGE on September 15, 2012

Microsoft is desperately trying to up its hight street presence with retail stores popping up all over the U.S., and soon beyond as well. But with the 2012 holiday season fast approaching, a more temporary fix is being planned.

‘Bing It On’ – Microsoft challenges Google
Posted from VISTA.BLORGE on September 6, 2012

Microsoft is tackling Google head on with a new promotion designed to help unseat the search giant from its lofty perch. Titled ‘Bing It On’, the promotion sees Web users comparing the results of the two search engines in a blind test.

Microsoft unveils new logo, its first in 25 years
Posted from VISTA.BLORGE on August 23, 2012

Microsoft has unveiled its new corporate logo, the first change made in 25 years. Most people will obviously hate it simply because it’s Microsoft, but as an exercise in branding it actually makes a lot of sense.

Microsoft Surface RT to cost $199?
Posted from VISTA.BLORGE on August 14, 2012

Microsoft Surface, the self-branded Windows 8 tablet with funky keyboard cover, is set to arrive on Oct. 26 right alongside the new operating system itself. But we still have no idea what the final retail price will be, with Microsoft deciding not to reveal such key [...]

Windows 8 Metro is Metro no more
Posted from VISTA.BLORGE on August 10, 2012

Microsoft has moved to quell an impending lawsuit from a German retailer by changing the name of the Windows UI formerly known as Metro. It just hasn’t yet quite made its mind up over what to change the name to.

Microsoft Surface costs how much?!
Posted from VISTA.BLORGE on July 25, 2012

A Swedish website has a price listed for Windows Surface, and it isn’t pretty. But is it real? And if so, does it mean Surface is destined to be dead on arrival?

Microsoft unveiled Surface, its new company-branded Windows 8 tablet, at a swanky press [...]

Microsoft makes first loss ever
Posted from VISTA.BLORGE on July 19, 2012

Microsoft making a loss? Oh dear. Thankfully there are extenuating circumstances behind the quarterly loss, and investors are actually rather optimistic after the latest financial results.

As reported by The Guardian, Microsoft has made a loss of $492 million in the three months to the [...]

Microsoft is recreating Office as a service
Posted from VISTA.BLORGE on July 18, 2012

Microsoft is recreating Office as a serviceMicrosoft has decided to change the way we think and use Office.  It uses [...]

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Microsoft is limiting its Windows 8 offerings
Posted from VISTA.BLORGE on July 15, 2012

Microsoft is limiting its Windows 8 offeringsWhen Windows 7 came out you had to choose between Windows 7 Basic, Windows [...]

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Windows 8 upgrades priced at $39.99
Posted from VISTA.BLORGE on July 3, 2012

Those consumers wishing to upgrade to Windows 8 need only put $39.99 aside in order to do so, which should up the early adoption rate by quite a margin.

Windows 8 is set to be released in a few months time. No one outside of [...]

Microsoft may save RIM from extinction
Posted from VISTA.BLORGE on June 29, 2012

Could Microsoft be the white knight needed to ride in and save RIM from the financial black hole it’s facing?

RIM (Research In Motion) hasn’t had a good week. To be fair the company hasn’t had a good week in the [...]

Has Microsoft just ruined Nokia and Windows Phone 7 sales?
Posted from VISTA.BLORGE on June 25, 2012

Has Microsoft just ruined Nokia and Window Phone 7 sales?Sometimes you have to wonder what a company is thinking.  Granted [...]

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Has Microsoft just ruined Nokia and Window Phone 7 sales?
Posted from VISTA.BLORGE on June 25, 2012

Has Microsoft just ruined Nokia and Window Phone 7 sales?Sometimes you have to wonder what a company is thinking.  Granted [...]

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Microsoft’s real plans with Surface?
Posted from VISTA.BLORGE on June 24, 2012

Microsoft recently unveiled Surface, Windows 8-powered tablets that will be launching in the months after the new operating system itself goes on sale later this year. On the surface (excuse the pun) this is hardware designed to compete with the Apple iPad [...]