ZDNET: So, two months following launch, Microsoft pulls the plug on its Kin platform (can’t call it a smartphone … phone maybe, or dumbphone … suggestions please). The handset was aimed at tweens and teenagers, but was pricey and came shackled to a painfully expensive contract. It was Microsoft’s latest “me too” product, and now it’s all but sunk without a trace.
Microsoft has made it easy for iPhone users to check their mobile updates on Windows-enabled computers.
Microsoft's next-generation storage API for PC games might be kind of a mess. Taking a look at the news around the DirectStorage implementation in Forspoken and what it might mean for the API going forward.