First Microsoft international store will open in Toronto, Canada


With the recent 2012 Worldwide Partner Conference taking place in Toronto, there was no better moment for Microsoft to announce that the first international store will soon open in Toronto. The specific store location in Toronto, Canada will be at the Yorkdale Shopping Centre. The store is set to open later this year, in time for Microsoft to release Windows Phone 8, Office … [Read more...]

Microsoft will take on awareness issues with the release of Windows Phone 8


At Microsoft's Worldwide Partner Conference, there was a large Windows Phone presence, without a doubt, but some would say otherwise as far as the real world goes. Microsoft took the stage at WPC and declared that they realize there is a Windows Phone awareness problem, and they will address that issue with Windows Phone 8 later this year. Some instances of lack of awareness … [Read more...]

Microsoft brings back memories with determination to compete against Apple


At Microsoft's Worldwide Partner Conference, Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer brings back memories of the competitive history between Microsoft and Apple. That competitive battle especially reached a peak in the 1990's between Microsoft's PC and Apple's Mac systems. Now, Ballmer is bringing it all back, saying "we are trying to make absolutely clear we are not going to leave any … [Read more...]

WPC 2012 application available on Windows Phone Marketplace in time for Worldwide Partner Conference


The My WPC 2012 application is now available on the Windows Phone Marketplace for download. The application has become available just in time for Microsoft's Worldwide Partner Conference 2012 in Toronto. The event is officially set to run from July 8th to July 12th. The application gives event schedule information, speaker biographies, session abstracts, and more. Using the … [Read more...]