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chilero posted to the Microsoft Corp. board. 2 hours ago

Xbox getting DVR features

Microsoft today announced that fully featured DVR capability is coming to Xbox One. Users can schedule recordings and watch TV shows and programs at their convenience. From your Xbox One, you can stream recorded TV shows to other devices, either [more]

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chilero replied to the Microsoft Corp. board. 4:11 PM

Re: Using Windows 10? Microsoft is watching

Though possibly surprising to some, the company’s data collection practices fit within the industry’s new normal. Google’s Privacy Terms, for instance, show that the tech giant is also analyzing the content of users’ emails to provide a better, [more]

Fri Jul 31

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chilero posted to the Microsoft Corp. board. 8:13 PM

67 million on Windows 10

It didn't take long for Windows 10 to be installed on 67 million devices. 2+ days. Should hit 100 million by the end of the weekend.

A Microsoft employee who wishes to remain anonymous to the public has informed Windows Central that as of [more]

Tue Jul 21

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chilero posted to the Microsoft Corp. board. 10:22 PM

Surface head promoted

Panos Panay takes over engineering for all of Microsoft's premium hardware. Surface is performing very well indeed.

he is going to be the head of engineering for all Microsoft premium devices, including Surface, Windows Phone, the Xbox [more]

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chilero posted to the Microsoft Corp. board. 10:18 PM

Results

Consumer/Devices
Windows OEM revenue down 22%
Surface revenue up 117%
Xbox revenue up 27%
Search Advertising up 21% (Bing US market share 20.3%)
Office 365 consumer +3 million subscribers to 15.2 million
Lumia 8.4 million [more]

Tue Jul 14

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chilero posted to the Microsoft Corp. board. 3:08 PM

Windows Hello

No more passwords and pin numbers. Windows Hello is coming and it will allow you sign in with facial recognition (as well as fingerprint). The cameras are not available but they are coming. Here is a video demo from Richard Hay: [more]

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chilero posted to the Microsoft Corp. board. 11:38 AM

Interview with Nadella

Mary Jo Foley interviews Nadella. It is a very good read for anyone interested in Microsoft. There will be all kinds of pseudo bloggers stealing bits and pieces to make it fit their viewpoints but I suggest you read it from the source. He has a very [more]

Mon Jul 13

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chilero replied to the Microsoft Corp. board. 8:26 PM

Re: Windows Phone – New Strategy

Microsoft reaffirms commitment to Windows Mobile

To reaffirm that the company is committed to Windows Phone, at its Worldwide Partner Conference today, Terry Myerson restated that the company will be releasing "premium Lumias" [more]

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chilero replied to the Microsoft Corp. board. 6:35 PM

Re: HoloLens Story Continues

Here is the YouTube video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?t=26&v=RmNF29CBf28

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chilero posted to the Microsoft Corp. board. 6:25 PM

HoloLens Story Continues

Microsoft continues to amaze with HoloLens. The demo at the World Wide Partner conference showed how a 3D modeler can use HoloLens. A scale size model can appear on the desk while the person is actively working on it with Maya. It can also display [more]

Sat Jul 11

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chilero posted to the Microsoft Corp. board. 9:52 PM

Windows Phone – New Strategy

Is it possible to recover from the apparent ashes? Apart from the loss of 7,800 jobs, the rest of news was not as bad as many make it out to be.

$7.8 billion write-down
Timing may not be great and quite possibly this could have [more]

Fri Jul 10

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chilero replied to the Microsoft Corp. board. 4:20 PM

Re: Ubuntu Phone Severely Disappoints

What about Microsoft's phone business?

Now you are just rubbing salt in the wound.

Fri Jul 3

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chilero posted to the Microsoft Corp. board. 9:29 PM

Ubuntu Phone Severely Disappoints

While almost nobody but the biggest fans of Ubuntu thought that this would be a success it appears that it is simply awful.

This would have been the only competitor to Microsoft's continuum that is coming to Windows 10.

In fact, [more]

Thu Jul 2

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chilero posted to the Microsoft Corp. board. 10:09 PM

Edge already > Chrome

I haven't tried it but people seem to be really liking it.

Microsoft Edge is already good enough for me to drop Chrome

The first thing you notice after a couple of minutes messing around with Edge – besides the option for a cool
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Thu Jun 18

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chilero posted to the Microsoft Corp. board. 2:03 PM

Surface in the sweet spot

The fastest growing segment in the PC market is the hybrid ultra-mobile segment which is expected to grow 77% in 2015. The Surface is sitting right in the sweet spot. Microsoft likely sold 1.7 million surface tablets in 2014 and may sell 3 million or [more]

Mon Jun 15

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chilero posted to the Microsoft Corp. board. 5:52 PM

E3 MSFT News

Some big news out of E3 for MSFT.

Announced backward compatibility allowing Xbox 360 games to run on Xbox One.

Backward compatibility is one of the most-requested fan features, and more than 100 classic Xbox 360 games will be [more]

Thu Jun 11

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chilero posted to the Microsoft Corp. board. 5:24 PM

Occulus + MSFT

Oculus revealed the final version of its Rift virtual reality headset today, but Microsoft managed to steal the show. The company surprised the world today by announcing a partnership with Oculus to bundle an Xbox One controller with every Oculus [more]

Wed Jun 10

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Fri May 22

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