Posts in Behind-the-Scenes

What’s new in Internet Explorer 10 for Windows Phone

By Amin Lakhani

Hello again Windows Phone fans! It’s been a while since I shared some of the thinking behind the redesign of Internet Explorer in our previous Today, I’ll take you on a behind-the-scenes tour of our brand new browser for Windows… Read more

The story behind the Windows Phone 8 Start screen

By Josh Phillips

I remember the exact moment I fell in love with Windows Phone and its Start I’d just started on the engineering team here and been handed my first Windows Phone 7 It wasn’t long before I discovered that when I… Read more

Who built that button? Now you know.

By Michael Stroh

The Microsoft News Center today offers a fun peek behind the curtain at some of the people responsible for what Slate’s Farhad Manjoo recently called “the best-looking smartphone operating system in the industry,” cornering four members of the Windows Phone engineering team… Read more

10 questions for the “queen” of copy and paste

By Michael Stroh

Many people have closely followed the rollout of software updates these last few months, but few with as much personal interest as Priyanka Singhal’s official title is program manager on the Windows Phone engineering Unofficially, she’s the “queen of copy… Read more

What’s in a Photo?

By Lisa Sikora

It’s the holidays, everyone is busy shopping, and TV commercials and ads are a seemingly endless parade of cheery faces and Holiday But have you ever stopped to think – when are all of those pictures (or TV ads) actually… Read more