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Terry Farrell, senior product manager of Xbox Live entertainment, is pretty excited about the new Fall Dashboard update. As the individual who partners with first and third-party video content providers, he's the go-to guy to talk to about Microsoft's future plans for offering video content. Too...

September 9th 2011 at 12:20pm 0 Comments
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25,000 apps? Make it 25,001. The Engadget app for Windows Phone is here. Finally. Now your HD7 or Surround or Trophy or Omnia can get some native news in a format that's so Metro it doesn't even have a driver's license. We know that it took awhile, but we needed it to be right, and now it is. On...

July 1st 2011 at 11:00am 0 Comments
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Bill Gates doesn't give too many interviews, but the Daily Mail's Caroline Graham sure managed to get a lot out of him during their recent sitdown. Gates spent much of the time discussing his global health foundation, which, according to him, has become "full-time work for the rest of my life." A...

June 13th 2011 at 8:24am 0 Comments
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Are you itching to find a manual backup solution for your Windows Phone? That's a tough one to scratch. Currently, the only way to fully protect your handset's data is to wait for Microsoft to issue new updates -- where backups are automatically created within Zune during install. Now, xda-develo...

May 31st 2011 at 6:33pm 0 Comments
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See that there? That's a hope and a dream, both of which are seemingly situated in a nondescript box six feet beneath the surface of reality. Thanks to a bit of digging by the folks at Techie Buzz, a Microsoft patent was unearthed containing pictures and descriptions of a bantam media player, n...

May 31st 2011 at 3:31pm 0 Comments
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We tend to get a little overexcited for phone updates, but who doesn't appreciate a good tweak to add new features and kill old bugs? The HTC Arrive on Sprint may be receiving a minor software refresh on May 24, known as 1.29.651.02, that should bump the device's security up a notch. The holes...

May 20th 2011 at 6:40pm 0 Comments