Neowin News Feed for: News Posts by Sean Bradford Neowin News Feed for: News Posts by Sean Bradford en-us Neowin Ignition News (Managing Editor) (Neowin Developers) 5 AT&T to give Windows Phone 7 users free entertainment package <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src=" (1).jpg_thumb.jpg" alt="" /></div>As we move forward to the launch of Windows Phone 7 in just two days, AT&amp;T is set to give away a free entertainment package for customers who purchase a Windows Phone from October 25th... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Sean Bradford) Tue, 19 Oct 2010 22:49:13 +0000 Verizon set to launch tiered data plans on October 28th <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/555118402vz.jpg" alt="" /></div>Back in July, rumors were floating that Verizon Wireless was slated to kill its unlimited data plan, and introduce tiered versions similar to what AT&amp;T now offers. Today the Wall Street Journal is reporting that... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Sean Bradford) Tue, 19 Oct 2010 20:25:37 +0000 Introducing the Wholesale Applications Community <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/611521712one copy.png" alt="" /></div>As everyone&rsquo;s eye is on Microsoft&rsquo;s Windows Phone 7 Series announcement today, news has broke that two dozen of the world&rsquo;s leading telecommunication operators have formed an alliance to take on Apple&rsquo;s application store. The... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Sean Bradford) Mon, 15 Feb 2010 18:39:17 +0000 Messenger Plus! Live gets a new development team <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/6112748RDC-3 (dragged).png" alt="" /></div>Messenger Plus&#33; Live is by far the most used add-on for Windows Live Messenger. The project started in May of 2001, and nine years later has over 60 million users, has been translated into 21... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Sean Bradford) Fri, 22 Jan 2010 01:50:25 +0000 Windows Live Wave 4: Home, revealed <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/1734184345Unknown-4.jpg" alt="" /></div>As we get closer to the public beta of Windows Live Wave 4, more and more features and screenshots are emerging onto the Internet. Over the past few weeks there has been a slew of... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Sean Bradford) Thu, 21 Jan 2010 05:58:29 +0000 LG confirms Windows Mobile 7 devices to ship in September <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/1110613279winmo.png" alt="" /></div>A few weeks ago at CES 2010, news broke that various mobile phone manufacturers had confirmed that Windows Mobile 7.0 will not be shipping this year. Our sources continued to tell us otherwise, as well... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Sean Bradford) Sun, 17 Jan 2010 21:38:44 +0000 Google's Nexus One has two early termination fees <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/773785712786139543ad.jpg" alt="" /></div>It is to no surprise that Google's Nexus One has taken off to a fantastic start. Consumers are thrilled with the phone, despite the device having trouble with utilizing 3G. However if you are in... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Sean Bradford) Tue, 12 Jan 2010 18:09:46 +0000 Ballmer keynote recap: Xbox, Natal, Media Room 2.0, and more <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/19825736642.jpg" alt="" /></div>Tonight CES 2010 was officially kicked off when Steve Ballmer took the stage for Microsoft's CES 2010 keynote. Even with a 20 minute delay due to a power outage, Steve Ballmer took the stage enthusiastically... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Sean Bradford) Thu, 07 Jan 2010 04:03:59 +0000 Microsoft's CES 2010 Keynote Live Blogging <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/1180437783purple.jpg" alt="" /></div>Today Microsoft will kick off CES 2010 with a keynote speech by CEO Steve Ballmer and Robbie Bach, President of the Entertainment &amp; Devices Division. Neowin has a team that will be attending the keynote... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Sean Bradford) Wed, 06 Jan 2010 19:19:56 +0000 AT&T announces its Android based smartphone lineup <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/773785712786139543ad.jpg" alt="" /></div>AT&T today announced at its CES 2010 press conference that the company is finally pushing its lineup of Android based devices. The company will launch five new Android devices from Dell, HTC, and Motorola later... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Sean Bradford) Wed, 06 Jan 2010 18:48:21 +0000 Google's Nexus One officially announced, pricing revealed <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/773785712786139543ad.jpg" alt="" /></div>After weeks of leaks, hands on video, and speculation amongst the blogosphere, Google today officially announced the Nexus One. Check out the specs: 3.7-inch AMOLED touchscreenQualcomm QSD 8250 1GHz processorAndroid 2.1 Operating System512MB of Ram5MP,... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Sean Bradford) Tue, 05 Jan 2010 20:04:17 +0000 Windows 7 "God Mode", so to speak, revealed <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/ms_win7horizsmall.png" alt="" /></div>A new &quot;feature&quot; in Windows 7 has been revealed today, by Ina Fried over at CNET. Being dubbed &quot;god mode&quot;, the &quot;feature&quot; is actually pretty handy for power users. The hack allows you to pull... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Sean Bradford) Tue, 05 Jan 2010 04:30:01 +0000 Windows Live Wave 4: Photo Gallery, Writer and Mail revealed <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/1734184345Unknown-4.jpg" alt="" /></div>Earlier this month Neowin revealed Microsoft's upcoming release of Windows Live Messenger 2010 (Part of Wave 4). This week the guys over at Geeksmack have received a few screenshots of Windows Live Mail and Windows... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Sean Bradford) Tue, 22 Dec 2009 05:29:48 +0000 Neowin's top 5 Windows 7 Features <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/nw_choice.gif" alt="" /></div>We've all been playing with Windows 7 for quite some time now, and now that general availability has passed we recently asked the community what their favorite feature of Windows 7 was. We've tallied the... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Sean Bradford) Fri, 06 Nov 2009 06:08:54 +0000 Microsoft's Office 2010 Technical Preview program closing <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/858371422officeboxes_logo.jpg" alt="" /></div>As Microsoft gets closer to a public beta of the next version of Office (Announced last week), the company has just announced that the Technical Preview program for Office 2010 is coming to an end.... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Sean Bradford) Fri, 23 Oct 2009 19:52:29 +0000 Microsoft releases 4 new Windows 7 commercials <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/ms_win7horizsmall.png" alt="" /></div>With the official launch of Windows 7 currently underway around the globe, Microsoft has released four new advertisements to market Windows 7. This round of advertisements is very simplistic and dubbed &quot;7 Second Demos&quot;. Check... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Sean Bradford) Thu, 22 Oct 2009 05:54:17 +0000 Free 1 year anti-virus subscriptions for your Windows 7 PC <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/1899555397grey.jpg" alt="" /></div>With the official Windows 7 launch just minutes away here Central Time Zone in the United States, users around the world are going to need a good anti-virus to protect their PC. Three companies are... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Sean Bradford) Thu, 22 Oct 2009 05:19:14 +0000 Wal-Mart set to launch no-contract mobile service Oct. 18 <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>With consumers around the globe looking for ways to cut costs across the board, Walmart today announced it will launch an exclusive service called Straight Talk nationwide on October 18th. Don't like signing a contract... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Sean Bradford) Thu, 15 Oct 2009 04:38:45 +0000 Microsoft week-in-review, October 3rd-9th <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/1336615883ye.jpg" alt="" /></div>It's been a busy week for Microsoft, from a massive Hotmail phishing attack to the release of the first Windows Phones. Just in case you missed the action, here's a quick recap. Neowin exclusively... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Sean Bradford) Sun, 11 Oct 2009 04:25:17 +0000 Updated: Microsoft announces availability of Windows phones <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Today can be marked as the last day of the &quot;Windows Mobile&quot; device brand as Microsoft has announced the availability of Windows Phones worldwide at an exclusive event in NYC hosted by Robbie Bach, president... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Sean Bradford) Tue, 06 Oct 2009 16:54:14 +0000 MySpace, Hulu and others roll out in Windows Live this week <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/1734184345Unknown-4.jpg" alt="" /></div>Late last year, Microsoft announced a rather large list of partnerships with some of the web's biggest social networks allowing Windows Live customers to share what they were doing with their network. Microsoft likes to... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Sean Bradford) Tue, 15 Sep 2009 01:28:21 +0000 Microsoft MVPs to host global Windows 7 summit <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/ms_win7.gif" alt="" /></div>Most of us already know what to expect when Windows 7 is officially released next month. However for those of you who are unfamiliar with the product, or want to know more about the new... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Sean Bradford) Sat, 12 Sep 2009 20:56:57 +0000 Ballmer makes a scene over an iPhone during private meeting <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/619432255ballmer_happy.jpg" alt="" /></div>Microsoft CEO, Steve Ballmer, is known for pulling some pretty interesting stunts and making direct comments putting down competitors of Microsoft. For example his comment back in July stating that Apple's Mac growth is a... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Sean Bradford) Sat, 12 Sep 2009 20:14:41 +0000 Microsoft unveils its thinnest Bluetooth-powered Keyboard <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/709940656kb.jpg" alt="" /></div>Microsoft announced today its thinnest keyboard dubbed &quot;Bluetooth Mobile Keyboard 6000&quot;, which if you didn't notice in the name is designed exclusively for Bluetooth enabled PC's. The keyboard itself is just a few millimeters thicker... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Sean Bradford) Wed, 09 Sep 2009 18:35:44 +0000 Windows Live "Wave 3" gets an update, QFE patches released <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/1734184345Unknown-4.jpg" alt="" /></div>With today's release of Windows Live Movie Maker 14, Microsoft has also released a Quick Fix Engineering (QFE) patch for all Windows Live applications. At the time of writing, it is not known what is... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Sean Bradford) Wed, 19 Aug 2009 06:14:53 +0000 Devs start your engines, Windows 7 RTM Code Pack released <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/ms_win7.gif" alt="" /></div>Now that Microsoft has officially signed off on the Windows 7 RTM build and has released it to MSDN/TechNet subscribers, it's time for some API code so developers can start developing applications for Windows 7.... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Sean Bradford) Tue, 11 Aug 2009 03:09:14 +0000 Updated: What to expect when the Zune HD launches next month <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/1025698086Unknown.jpg" alt="" /></div>Earlier this year, we told the world what the Zune HD was, how it was going to be built, and shocked the world with news of an international launch. Now that we're getting closer to... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Sean Bradford) Mon, 10 Aug 2009 16:43:22 +0000 Microsoft announces retail store locations <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/Acer store2.jpg" alt="" /></div>It has been known for some time now that Microsoft is planning on opening retail stores around the United States later this year; the announcement was made back in February when Microsoft appointed David Porter... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Sean Bradford) Wed, 29 Jul 2009 02:41:33 +0000 Leaked documents reveal possible Microsoft Store layout <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/Acer store2.jpg" alt="" /></div>A few hours ago Gizmodo received an entire PowerPoint presentation revealing the possible layout and concepts of Microsoft's upcoming retail stores. While the documents are fairly old, according to our own sources, the final design... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Sean Bradford) Sat, 25 Jul 2009 04:25:49 +0000 Microsoft denies any Xbox 360 Blu-ray drive possibility <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/1858913880510.png" alt="" /></div>Three years ago at E3 2006, Bill Gates, former CEO of Microsoft, announced a Xbox 360 HD DVD player that was capable of playing HD-DVD's. After the bloody war between HD-DVDs and Blu-ray discs was... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Sean Bradford) Fri, 24 Jul 2009 02:49:17 +0000 Microsoft releases Office 2008 for Mac SP2 <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/1739809997Unknown.jpg" alt="" /></div>Today Microsoft announced the availability of Office 2008 for Mac Service Pack 2. SP2 delivers highly requested features throughout the suite as well as a new tool, Document Connection, which helps improve access and browsing... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Sean Bradford) Mon, 20 Jul 2009 18:02:16 +0000 Sneak peak of SharePoint 2010 released <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/1614265186s.jpg" alt="" /></div>Earlier this year Microsoft announced the next wave of Office products that will &quot;redefine how people work&quot;, which included Exchange 2010, Office 2010, Visio 2010, Project 2010, and SharePoint 2010. All will enter public... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Sean Bradford) Mon, 20 Jul 2009 07:31:33 +0000 Microsoft's Laptop Hunters campaign: Meet Matt and Olivia <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/19825736642.jpg" alt="" /></div>It has been a while since we've seen a Laptop Hunters commercial from Microsoft, which is part of a huge advertising campaign that pushes the true value of a PC rather than the underlying operating... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Sean Bradford) Thu, 09 Jul 2009 07:07:01 +0000 Bing's traffic grows larger than CNN, Digg, and Twitter <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/901781005bing_logo.jpg" alt="" /></div>A little more than a month ago, Microsoft officially launched Preliminary reports that are now being released are showing that the search engine is again continuing to climb in terms of unique visitors and... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Sean Bradford) Thu, 09 Jul 2009 06:37:39 +0000 Confirmed: Windows 7 set to RTM on July 13 <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/ms_win7horizsmall.png" alt="" /></div>Earlier today the guys over at &quot;confirmed&quot; that Windows 7 was set to RTM (release to manufacturing) on July 13, which also coincides with Wzor's unconfirmed rumor last month. A few minutes ago sources... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Sean Bradford) Fri, 03 Jul 2009 06:02:15 +0000 Bing introduces real time Twitter search results <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/901781005bing_logo.jpg" alt="" /></div>We knew it was going to happen; now even Microsoft is experimenting with the &quot;phenomenon&quot; called Twitter. Today Microsoft unveiled a fresh new feature that will list the two latest tweets from that user when... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Sean Bradford) Thu, 02 Jul 2009 06:27:47 +0000 Microsoft says goodbye to the Butterfly Program <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/1734184345Unknown-4.jpg" alt="" /></div>Who remembers the MSN Butterfly community? For those of you who don't know, the program was renamed a few years ago to the Windows Live Butterfly Community. Today Microsoft officially announced that it will be... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Sean Bradford) Thu, 02 Jul 2009 03:08:47 +0000 Fancy a copy of Windows 7 Ultimate for FREE? <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/ms_win7.gif" alt="" /></div>A little bird has informed me of an official Microsoft hosted survey in which the winner(s) will receive a free copy of Windows 7 Ultimate after simply filling out a 4 question survey. It couldn't... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Sean Bradford) Tue, 30 Jun 2009 02:43:43 +0000 Microsoft week-in review, June 6 to June 13 <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/1336615883ye.jpg" alt="" /></div>This week has been quiet for the folks up in Redmond, but just in case you missed the action this week lets recap what was announced this week. As we move closer to the... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Sean Bradford) Sat, 13 Jun 2009 16:04:39 +0000 Microsoft partners with Dell to offer digital downloads <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/10319688d.jpg" alt="" /></div>Dell has announced today that it will begin to offer Microsoft's software exclusively at the Dell Download Store for U.S customers only. The exclusive deal makes Dell the first third party company to offer Microsoft's... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Sean Bradford) Fri, 12 Jun 2009 03:14:33 +0000