Microsoft Band

When music and technology collide

Some might say that technology is killing the music industry. But if you look around, there’s a beautiful marriage there -- the music industry is evolving every day, and artists are embracing techno

13 TechCrunch Stories You Don’t Want To Miss This Week

This week, Microsoft announced new hardware, Twitter finally got a permanent CEO, and Facebook confirmed it is working on augmented reality. Here in the TechCrunch studio, we talked about India&#8217

Everything You Need To Know From Microsoft’s Massive Hardware Event

Microsoft this morning announced a grip of new hardware, including Surface products, high-end smartphones, a wearable, Windows 10 for the Xbox One and its first laptop. The laptop, called the Surfa

The $249 New Microsoft Band Is Microsoft’s Answer To Smartwatches

Microsoft unveiled the second version of its Microsoft Band today at a press conference in New York. The first version of the Microsoft Band was a surprising devices for many reasons. First, nobody e

You Can Now Build Apps For Band, Microsoft’s Fitness Wearable

Microsoft is updating the Band fitness wearable today, building out its on-device feature set, launching a web portal so that users can better interact with their collected data, and releasing an SDK

Hands On With Microsoft’s New Fitness Wearable, The Band

Dropping out of left field like a foul fly ball from the Kansas City Royals this week, the Microsoft Band was a surprise. Part fitness band, part computer, part mobile Twitter and stock-checking smart