Microsoft Band 2 sync issue fixed, but users were kept in the dark
Band users found they couldn’t reach and sync with the Microsoft Health platform. It took five days to fix and another two for Microsoft to talk about it.
10 Months with the Microsoft Band 2
We’ve been using the Microsoft Band 2 for 10 months. Find out how it’s held up as a long-term health tracker.
Rumor: No Surface Book 2 or Pro 5 coming this fall, no Surface Phone… ever?
Word around the water cooler now is Microsoft only plans to unveil Surface all-in-one PCs this fall, with the Surface Phone possibly canceled altogether.
‘Minor’ Microsoft Surface revisions likely coming this fall, ‘big bang’ upgrades late next year
Microsoft may have the future of the Surface device family all mapped out, with small rehashes in the works this year, followed by major upgrades the next.
Microsoft Band 2 spreads Cortana functionality to Android phones
Those looking to pair the cross-platform-supporting Microsoft Band 2 with Android phones should rejoice upon hearing they can now enjoy Cortana assistance.
$175 Microsoft Band 2 deal might as well become permanent
The sensor-rich Microsoft Band 2 is again priced at $175 instead of $200 or $250, technically through early July only but likely for good.
Microsoft Band 2 available for up to $250 off with qualifying wearable trade-in
If you’re interested in the Microsoft Band 2, and are willing to trade a different used but working wearable, you can score discounts of up to $250.
Microsoft Band 2 gets $50 price cut across multiple US retailers
The Microsoft Band 2 is again available for $200 ($50 off list), this time at more than one US seller, and presumably, for more than a few hours.
Amazon UK sells original Microsoft Band at £55 (£115 off list) today only
The first-generation Microsoft Band is cheaper than it’s ever been in the UK today and only today through the local Amazon bureau.
Best Buy drops Microsoft Band price even further, to $80 ($120 off list)
The first-generation Microsoft Band hits a new historically low price at Best Buy, where it costs $80, likely in limited quantities.
Microsoft Band 2 officially goes on sale stateside at $250
After a short pre-order period, the Microsoft Band 2 has started shipping in the US from the manufacturer, also going on sale at third-party retailers.
Microsoft Band 2 Review: a massive hardware improvement
The Microsoft Band 2 updates the company’s experimental health tracker into an intelligent fitness band worthy of its higher price tag.
Microsoft’s many-Windowed future | Pocketnow Weekly 169
On this week’s podcast, we discuss the Surface Pro 4, Surface Book, Lumia 950XL, and other shiny bits of newness from Microsoft’s Windows 10 launch event.
Where does the Microsoft Band 2 fit in with the competition?
The Microsoft Band 2 is arguably better than the 2014 original, but it has trouble setting itself apart from both rival smartwatches and fitness trackers.
Today’s Microsoft devices got a whole lot right (and a little wrong)
Today’s event was chock full of new Microsoft devices. They were all home runs. Here’s a break down of what went so right (and a little wrong) today.
Microsoft rumor roundup: Lumia 950, 950 XL, 550, Surface Pro 4, Band 2, and more?
Here’s a comprehensive Microsoft rumor roundup for the October 6 New York press event tipped to make the Lumia 950, 950 XL, and Surface Pro 4 official.
Purported Microsoft Band 2 renders reveal polished design, curved display
The Microsoft Band 2 will look a lot prettier than its predecessor, based on leaked renders, with a curved display and metallic accents in tow.
Microsoft IoT in Action event
Microsoft event announcement metadata confirms the hardware we’ve been expecting
Looks like the rumors about new Lumia, Surface, and wearable hardware were on-point: metadata appears to confirm Microsoft event hardware.