Microsoft has released a new video that highlights how its Surface is being used in the NFL, which is part of a 400 million dollar advertising partnership the company formed with the NFL.
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Even though Microsoft paid $400m to make the Surface "the official tablet of the NFL," in at least two separate incidences the announcers during the games referred to the Surface as an "iPad."
After a near-flawless record in predicting winners at the FIFA World Cup this summer, Cortana is now turning her attentions to the NFL, as the new football season gets under way tomorrow.
Microsoft adds the NFL Sunday Ticket service to their Windows Phone 8 and Xbox One platforms. The new service offers live and on-demand services for all 32 NFL teams in addition to other features.
The NFL kicks off the pre-season today with the Buffalo Bills facing off against the New York Giants. Microsoft Surface tablets will be used by both teams, but there's some restrictions on them.
It appears that the nearly $50 billion merger is contingent on one very important DirecTV asset: NFL Sunday Ticket. Without it, AT&T will back out of the deal and not purchase the satellite company.
Microsoft is giving away a Surface 2 tablet later today that will be signed by New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees as part of its NFL Draft activities.
Microsoft got Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson to promote their Surface Pro 2 tablet in the company's latest TV commercial, part of their "Honestly" series of ads.
Microsoft has announced that the official NFL Xbox One app will add content related to this week's NFL Draft, including a "Draft Ticker" that can be snapped while playing games or watching TV.
Microsoft will air its first nationally televised Super Bowl commercial this Sunday, and the ad will feature Steve Gleason, an ALS-inflicted former NFL player who uses a Surface Pro to communicate.
This weekend, Microsoft is joining in the Super Bowl XLVIII fray as a way to help promote their Xbox One console with free rides in Manhattan along with a NFL Shop deal for Surface Pro and Pro 2.
Ryan Asdourian is a Microsoft communications manager by day, but on several Sunday and a few other times throughout the year he's also Blitz, mascot of the NFL's Seattle Seahawks.
Yet another new TV ad for the Xbox One shows two ex-NFL players, Brian Urlacher and Ray Lewis, playing "Madden NFL 25". Lewis, however, looks like he might need help getting away from the real game.
Microsoft has just revealed its first TV commercial for the Xbox One game console as a tie-in to its NFL partnership and it will likely be shown on TV during tonight's first game of the NFL season.
Microsoft has announced NFL.com Fantasy Football apps have now launched for Windows 8, Windows Phone and Xbox 360 platforms and has revealed more info on the NFL's plans for Xbox One and Surface.
Stevie Johnson, wide receiver for the Bills, is given Google Glass to try out after practice. He catches some passes and signs some autographs, then gives his impression of the new technology.
In a partnership with the NFL, Microsoft plans on bringing Surface technology to the sidelines of NFL games. They also have plans to increase interaction between the game and fans with Smartglass.
The Superdome in New Orleans, venue for today's Super Bowl, has a new WiFi network that's designed to handle 30,000 connections at once, which hopefully should be enough.
Microsoft is asking the public to pick which one of four Windows Phone TV ads that star NFL quarterback Cam Newton should be shown on January 20th during the pre-game coverage of the AFC Championship.
The US government shut down 307 web sites this week in a new operation that targeted sites that sold pirated NFL merchandise along with sites that illegally streamed pro football telecasts.
The players of the NFL team the Tampa Bay Buccaneers will each be getting an iPad 2 in order to replace their bulky paper playbooks. The iPads will also be used to watch game video.