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Microsoft Invests $15 Million Into Foursquare

02/04/2014, For those unfamiliar, Foursquare is an app/service that allows users to check-in to various locations, leave reviews, and collect badges. The service is integrated into other apps, such as Instagram where it is used to retrieve locations, although...

52% Of Windows Phone Users Use Bing For Search

01/15/2014, When it comes to search engines, which do you ultimately prefer? Google? Yahoo? Bing? Well for Windows Phone users, a survey conducted has found that Bing is being used by 52% of Windows Phone users based on their findings back in Q4 2013. This is...

Microsoft Bing Translator App For Windows 8 Updated

01/14/2014, It seems that the folks over at Microsoft have recently introduced an update to the Bing Translator app for Windows 8, where it will now be able to support speech input, ensuring that this app has finally caught up with its Windows Phone 8 counterpart....

Microsoft Talks Up Bing Future

12/19/2013, Is there a future for Microsoft’s Bing? The answer is of course, a resounding yes! In fact, it was not too long ago when Microsoft rolled out a Bing Maps preview edition for Windows 8.1 users, where users were able to enjoy various features including...

Photosynth Delivers 3D Views Of Real World Spaces

12/10/2013, Google might now allow you to create Street View places on your own, but Microsoft does not intend to just sit back and do nothing about the situation. A response is definitely needed for sure, and just like how a picture is worth a thousand words,...

Revamped Bing For iPad App Released

12/09/2013, Just earlier this week Microsoft released a radically improved Bing app for Android devices, now the iPad has received some love. Today a totally revamped Bing for iPad app has been released on the iTunes App Store. Major changes the user will immediately...

Bing Maps Preview For Windows 8.1 Released

12/05/2013, To preview the changes that Microsoft has planned for its mapping service, it released the Bing Maps Preview app for Windows 8.1 today. The company says that this app is a first step in “introducing a new way to explore the world.” The app...

Bing For Android Gets A Facelift

12/03/2013, Microsoft today released an update for its Bing Android app, the updated app comes with a facelift which brings the app’s design in line with the search engine’s recent rebranding. One of the first things the user is bound to notice in this...

Bing Launches A New Way To Discover Music Videos

11/12/2013, Bing now offers users a whole new way to explore, discover and browse music videos on the search engine. It has been built from the ground up to make it easier for users to access music videos, Bing says that this new experience was designed with music...

Yet Another Analyst Thinks Microsoft Should Sell Off Bing And Xbox

11/06/2013, Remember the other day when we reported that the team who manages Microsoft co-founder’s considerable stock in the company suggested that Microsoft should spin off their Bing search engine and Xbox gaming business? It would seem as though they are not...

Bing Gets In On The Halloween Spirit With Homepage Horror Homages

10/31/2013, Halloween is today around the world, meaning there are millions of children walking the streets of their neighborhood looking for some free candy in exchange for dressing up in costumes. Halloween is also a time where people appreciate a good scary movie...

Bing Gets New Speech Recognition Control

10/22/2013, It does seem as though Microsoft’s Bing has just received a spanking new speech recognition control as well as an updated Bing OCR and Translator controls. The new Bing Speech Recognition Control for Windows 8 and 8.1 have been released, where it will...