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  • Blog Post: Microsoft takes gaming to the next level at E3

    What’s next in gaming and online entertainment? Find out at the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) which is now underway in Los Angeles! At Microsoft, we kicked things off on Tuesday by announcing a robust lineup of new Xbox 360 games, including a new installment of the blockbuster Halo franchise...
  • Blog Post: A Phone Built Around You

    An interesting phenomenon became apparent to Microsoft engineers and designers several years ago: consumers spent too much time learning their phones, when phones really ought to be learning consumers. Instead of building smartphones around icons, they should be built around people. This week, Microsoft...
  • Blog Post: Bing it On to win a ‘Microsoft Box of Awesome'

    Bing it On already challenged the nation to select its preferred web search results but now the challenge has risen to a whole new level. It’s time to Bing it On with the holidays for a chance to win a ‘Microsoft Box of Awesome' for anyone participating in the U.S. And what’s a ‘Microsoft...
  • Blog Post: Microsoft OEMs Reveal Sleek Windows 8 Devices

    Whether you’re looking for a PC that provides fast-paced office productivity, an all-in-one device to browse recipes in the kitchen, or a sleek touch tablet to surf the Internet while lounging on the couch, there’s a device out there that can fit all your needs. Microsoft’s Vice...
  • Blog Post: A Busy Week of Education & Entertainment Planned at the Microsoft Store in Westfield Century City Mall

    There is a lot of fun waiting to be had at the Microsoft Store at Westfield Century City Mall, with a host of free events planned for the Los Angeles community. The diverse list includes Xbox game nights, technology seminars , entrepreneurial mixers , scout troops , and workshops on social networking...
  • Blog Post: 7 Comes Before 8 for Good Reason.

    We’re not talking about counting – we’re talking about Windows. Buzz around the October Windows 8 launch has dominated technology chatter, but if you’re currently on Windows XP or Windows Vista – and more than 40% of PC users are – the exciting time for you is actually...
  • Blog Post: Track Santa’s journey with NORAD and Microsoft

    For more than 50 years, North American Aerospace Defense Command ( NORAD ) has helped children track Ol’ Saint Nicholas as he makes his journey to homes with his trusty reindeer and gifts in tow. This year, Microsoft is partnering with NORAD to make following Santa’s sleigh even easier. The...
  • Blog Post: Windows 8 Brings New Sleek Accessories

    Thirty is the new 20! As Microsoft Hardware celebrates its 30-year anniversary , it is also announcing the launch of several new devices- all specifically design to use with the new operating system Windows 8 , which will be available this fall. Many of these devices are Bluetooth-enabled, pocket-sized...
  • Blog Post: Win a Trip to the NCAA Finals by Demoing MSN for Windows 8

    Live for NCAA basketball? Who doesn’t! MSN for Windows 8 , with its totally re-imaged interface, is the perfect resource for fans to stay up-to-date with the latest scores and schedules throughout the tournament season, without having to click through multiple websites. If you haven’t...
  • Blog Post: BUILD Conference Excites Developer Community

    Microsoft is “BUILDING” a bridge with its developers this week in Anaheim, Calif. We’re constantly innovating and reimagining solutions for our customers and BUILD is an event that shows modern hardware and software developers how to take advantage of the future of Windows and provides...
  • Blog Post: Can’t make it to the ballpark to see the Dodgers and Angels? Download the MLB.TV app on Windows 8

    Grilled hot dogs, the smell of fresh roasted peanuts, and that glorious crack of a Louisville slugger hitting the ball out of the park- baseball season is upon us! Between work and busy schedules, it’s not always easy to make it to the ballpark to relish the baseball experience. Never fear, Microsoft...
  • Blog Post: Welcome Windows 8!

    Today, Windows 8 is available globally, with more than 1,000 Windows 8 certified PCs and tablets now on the market. Windows 8 represents a reimagining of Windows. It provides a personalized experience with a beautiful new user interface that puts you at the center. You get a great experience for entertainment...
  • Blog Post: Create apps for good: Microsoft launches contest to create apps that impact the world

    Do you have an idea that will help children learn how to read? Are you passionate about keeping our environment clean? Well now you have the opportunity to create an app that can help the world -- and win up to $15,000 in the process. To celebrate the launch of Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8 , Microsoft...