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Shipments of traditional desktop and notebook PCs are in decline, but a new category of devices is growing fast enough to more than pick up the slack, according to newly released Gartner figures.
As promised earlier this year, Microsoft has increased the amount of cloud storage space available for Office 365 business subscribers, from 25 GB to a full terabyte. Here's how you can tell how much space you have available.
The more I watch the evolution of technology, the more similarities I see between today’s Google and the ruthless Microsoft of the early 1990s. Can old age and treachery vanquish youth and skill?
After only one week of public sales, some early Surface Pro 3 buyers have confirmed an issue with routers using the relatively new 802.11ac standard. When will a fix be available?
Google quietly released a new set of Gmail APIs today, giving developers access to some of the building blocks of its popular Gmail protocols. But the message to developers was clear: Don't even think about building your own client.
As the big platform owners turn cloud storage into just another feature, how do the independent services survive? History isn't comforting for the owners of those companies.
Microsoft today released a Surface Pro 3 firmware update, available through Windows Update. The fixes, which will be installed automatically on new devices, are intended to resolve power and reliability problems seen in review devices.
In the month since its launch, these 12 reviewers from top tech sites reviewed the Surface Pro 3. One called it "the best everything device ever made." Another called it "the greatest laptop-tablet hybrid you don't need." Here's your executive summary of an amazingly wide range of opinions.
Can the Surface Pro 3 replace your Windows laptop? Probably. Can it replace a MacBook Air for a professional writer whose workflow is built around that device? Probably not. Unfortunately, Microsoft's key messages at last month's launch event encouraged reviewers to try exactly that, with predictable results.