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Best of the Web for Windows Users – 20 - 26 July 2014

This week Microsoft has announced their latest financial results which, unfortunately, were negatively impacted by the Nokia acquisition. It also announced a new Vice President for its Consumer Channels Group, a move which will hopefully have a positive impact on their sales and marketing activities with OEMs, operators and retail partners. New Microsoft stores will be opened across US and Canada and Windows Phone will enjoy new smartphones being launched as well as exciting new apps like the VLC Player. For all this and more, read this week's roundup of news about Microsoft's consumer ecosystem.

Best of the Web for Windows Users – 6 - 12 July 2014

This week was all about Satya Nadella's letter that kicked off Microsoft's 2015 financial year. Satya tried to communicate Microsoft's future direction and hint at some of the changes that are on the horizon for Microsoft and its employees. Another big news was the launch of the new Lumia 930 - a Windows Phone 8.1 smartphone which we will be testing very soon for our readers. To learn more about these subjects and other interesting news, read this week's recap.

Best of the Web for Windows Users – 29th of June - 5th of July 2014

This week we have learned new details about Microsoft's upcoming version of Windows and about their first product in the wearables space. It turns out that they won't be making a smartwatch but something else. We also have leaked pictures of an upcoming Lumia device and other interesting news. What are you waiting for? Read this week's recap.

Best of the Web for Windows Users – 22 - 28 June 2014

This week's news was dominated by Microsoft's new and aggressive OneDrive pricing. It has announced more free space, more competitive prices and a lot more storage space for its Office 365 subscribers. Also, Windows Phone has enjoyed new smartphones being launched and new high-profile apps being made available. Xbox users also received good news regarding upcoming updates to Xbox.com. To learn more about this and more, read this week's roundup.

Best of the Web for Windows Users – 15 - 21 June 2014

This week Surface Pro 3 was launched in North America and, as a result, prices were slashed for the previous edition of Surface tablets. Lots of exciting articles were published about Windows Phone and a new Internet Explorer Developer Channel has been made available for anyone interested in the upcoming features of Internet Explorer. For the complete overview of this week's news related to Microsoft's ecosystem, read our recap:

Best of the Web for Windows Users – 8 - 14 June 2014

This week there was a lot of talk about Windows Phone and new and important apps being made available for this platform. Also, we have learned what is coming to Xbox One in terms of future updates and Microsoft has released new firmware updates for Surface 2 and Surface Pro 2 users. To learn about this and more, read this week's recap.

Best of the Web for Windows Users – 25 - 31 May 2014

This week, Microsoft has demoed real-time translated conversations over Skype. It's truly amazing and we can't wait for this technology to be rolled out by the end of the year. We have also learned that Microsoft is very likely to get into the smartwatch business and that WhatsApp is back in the Windows Phone Store with an exciting update. To learn about this and more, don't hesitate to read this week's recap.

Best of the Web for Windows Users – 18 - 24 May 2014

This week's news was dominated by the launch of the Surface Pro 3. Everyone rushed to test it and review it and we have plenty of information that we recommend reading. Another important event was that Microsoft has managed to win a legal battle against the FBI and thus protected the data privacy of one of its corporate customers. Also, we have some good news about Windows 8.1 and Xbox One. What are you waiting for? Read this week's recap!

Best of the Web for Windows Users – 4 - 10 May 2014

This week has had some interesting news: Microsoft has announced an event dedicated to the launch of new Surface devices, released new updates to the Skype app for Windows 8.1, Internet Explorer for Windows Phone and Smart Search in Windows 8.1. At the same time, the Nokia engineer who led the Lumia Photography team announced his departure from Nokia/Microsoft to work for Apple. Read about all this news and more, in this week's recap.

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