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Windows Phone 8

Stock Image of recently released Microsoft mobile phones. (Photo Credit: TOSHIFUMI KITAMURA / AFP / Getty Images)

Review: Windows Phone Innovations Show Promise

In the market for smartphones, Microsoft’s Windows Phone 8 system is barely there. It’s dwarfed by Apple’s iOS and Google’s Android systems in both attention and sales.

CBS Seattle–03/26/2014

(photo credit: TIMOTHY CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

Microsoft’s Phone Update To Feature Driving Mode

Microsoft is updating its Windows software for cellphones to accommodate larger devices and make it easier for motorists to reduce distractions while driving.

CBS Seattle–10/15/2013

credit: TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images

Buyer’s Guide: How to Get, or Avoid, Microsoft Windows 8

Redmond based Microsoft Corp. is releasing a new version of its Windows operating system, one designed to make desktop and laptop computers work more like tablets. There will be several ways to get it — or avoid it.

10/25/2012