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How to see your Google Calendar events in Windows 8

By Brandon LeBlanc

As mentioned in my previous post, Google announced their decision to end support for Exchange ActiveSync (EAS). As a result, the updated Calendar app no longer has full sync support for Google Calendar However, there is still a way to… Read more

Creating a photo book with your Windows Phone

By Lisa Stratton

I remember very little about my (Heck, these days I can barely remember what I did last ) I have snippets of memories—running down our street yelling Cowabunga!, sledding with my sister, breaking my We didn’t have a camera growing… Read more


By Ulrike Irmler

is the primary destination for all things Whether you want to buy a new tablet, download the newest version of Internet Explorer, explore desktop themes, learn how to do more with your PC, or get support, has the information you… Read more

Have you updated to Windows Phone 7.5?

By Mazhar Mohammed

For the past few weeks I’ve been mentioning that you’ll soon need Windows Phone installed on your phone to buy, download, or update apps from (This applies to both the phone and web storefronts, by the ) We’re now doing… Read more

Two Marketplace changes and how they affect you

By Mazhar Mohammed

Hi Today I want to tell you about two changes we’re making to Marketplace to help pave the way for new store features and new apps in the months First, we’re removing the option to shop for Windows Phone apps… Read more

Our first Windows Phone update—and how to get it

By Michael Stroh

Starting today, some of you might see something new on your Windows Phone: A message announcing that a software update is Woo hoo! Now, before you get too excited, let me explain: This isn’t the update you’ve probably been reading… Read more