Right from the Start: Apps for Creative Expression

Recently we kicked off the “Right from the Start” blog series highlighting the apps and services of Windows 8.1. We have talked about Xbox Music, Bing apps, Reading List, the Mail app, and IE11. Today, we are excited to talk about new and improved apps for creative expression: Photos, Camera, Movie Moments, and Fresh Paint…. Read more

Right from the Start: Delivering the best email experience on any tablet with Windows 8.1

A few weeks ago, we kicked off a blog series highlighting the new experiences and services you’ll see in Windows 8.1. Today Kipling Knox, Group Program Manager for the Windows Communication Apps, will introduce you to the new mail experience for Windows 8.1—and it is the best email experience on any tablet.  I have been… Read more

Right from the Start: Reading List

A few weeks ago, we published a blog post about more than 20 new and improved Microsoft apps and services that will come right from (the) Start on your new Windows device with Windows 8.1. Last week we talked about Bing Apps, and this week we’re talking about a great new experience with Reading List,… Read more

Right from the Start: Bing Apps

A few weeks ago, we published a blog post about more than 20 new and improved Microsoft apps and services that will come right from (the) Start on your new Windows device with Windows 8.1. Last week we talked about Xbox Music, and this week we’re talking about new experiences with Bing apps. On Monday,… Read more

Right from the Start: Xbox Music

A few weeks ago, we published a blog post about more than 20 new and improved Microsoft apps and services that will come right from (the) Start on your new Windows device with Windows 8.1. That post was the first in a series of blog posts that we will be publishing over the course of… Read more

Everything you need, right from (the) Start

Microsoft is focused on delivering one experience across all the devices in your life. The centerpiece of that strategy and experience are the Microsoft services and apps that come right from (the) Start on your new Windows device. This is the first blog post in a series that will highlight the apps and services driving… Read more

Consumer Survey: 85% of Americans are concerned about their online privacy; far fewer take action

At Microsoft, we take our responsibilities for protecting your privacy very seriously. It’s a priority across all our businesses, and an area where we continue to work closely with othersthroughout academia, government and industry. And while we don’t pretend to have all of the answers, we do want to help raise awareness for how you… Read more

Internet Explorer 10 now available for more than 700M Windows customers

Today we are excited to announce the availability of IE10 for Windows 7, bringing the most modern and high performing version of IE to over 700M Windows customers. IE10 delivers a 20% increase in real-world site performance over IE9 making IE10 the fastest modern browser on the market according to third parties. IE10’s advancements run… Read more