Innovative Windows file manager re-imagined from user experience point of view to allow users easier navigating and organizing large...
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Microsoft will soon be talking Windows 9--partially to put Windows 8 in the rear view mirror--but the real action may be revolve around pricing. Should Windows be free?
The hardware market is tough, and it's only getting tougher. If hardware players think that making me-too devices is the way forward, they could be headed for trouble.
Innovation means change, and consumers tend to react badly to change. (Look at how Windows 8 is working out.) Can technology companies innovate without moving the cheese...?
Windows 8 has shifted the focus to tablets and convertibles. But there's still no substitute for a real laptop, and there is plenty of room left for innovation. For the past few weeks, I've been trying out several laptops that are leading the way.
Nokia will use a Windows Phone-S40 pincer movement to tackle the threat posed by low-cost Androids, particularly in China.
Actual Transparent Window is an innovative Windows desktop enhancement which allows setting any level of transparency for any particular...
Windows 8 offers plenty of innovation -- maybe even too much. Business and IT decision makers have a lot to consider when it comes to Windows 8 deployments. Here's a deep dive on the big issues.
Asus has unveiled about a dozen innovative Windows 8 machines and some UK prices at a press event in London last night, including touch-screen laptops, "transformers", the twin-screen Taichi, and a fold-flat all-in-one desktop.
Apollo DVD to iPhone is an innovative Windows application that transposes your favorite DVD movies to Apple iPhone player directly....
The sluggish global PC industry will receive a boost from the launch of Windows 8 devices and clearance of Windows 7 devices, but it will still face long-term challenges from other form factors and lack of innovation.
Despite the sluggish PC market Intel isn't backing down from its lofty goals for Ultrabooks because it anticipates a fast ramp of Windows 8 PCs, including lots of clamshells and convertibles with touchscreens. And it promises the upcoming Haswell processors will usher in a new era of innovation.
In 1988, Windows 2.0 triggered Apple's first interface trial. That copyright suit offers a key lesson in innovation: There's more than one way to paint a GUI.
Spurred on by technological innovation including the launch of Windows 8, IDC predicts steady growth in the market until 2016 -- but reduced from earlier predictions.
Computex 2012, the world's second-biggest computer show, is expected to showcase numerous innovations based on Microsoft's forthcoming Windows 8 operating system and Intel's trade-marked Ultrabook specification. This will include systems based on both Intel and ARM processors, and there is a vague possibility that one system will run both Windows 8 and Google Android, based on an extremely unspecific "teaser" video released by Asus.
Mark Shuttleworth, Ubuntu Linux's father, is proud of where Ubuntu is going and thinks that the next version will bring real desktop user experience innovation "before it shows up in Windows or MacOS."
Maybe Courier would have been huge. Then again Courier could have been like RIM's PlayBook---a tablet that has potential but demands native email.
Southwall Technologies' new Heat Mirror innovation enables windows to be finetuned for hot or cold climates.
Windows has to be all things to all people, and that causes fights. The fights that the Windows 8 demos shown this week are about old versus new, thin versus rich, touch versus mouse, innovation versus legacy investment - and they're pretty much all missing the point.
Comments from Verizon Wireless president Lowell McAdam indicate that Microsoft's Windows Phone 7 isn't top of mind, but the software giant's chore is clear: The software giant has to innovate beyond the initial launch.
The lineup of cell phones has expanded a bit, but a significant number of what we see in that category are updates to existing models. The real innovation in the mobile phone world is in the area of smartphones where we see the Apple iPhone, Palm WebOS, Google Android, RIM BlackBerry, and Microsoft Windows Mobile devices taking us to places we have never been before. This holiday season there is a huge selection for you to choose from on every carrier and several exciting devices will be launching throughout November. There are so many to choose from that we can't cover them all here so I will present you with one smartphone from each carrier and one SIM-unlocked one.
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I thought Microsoft officials might drop a hint or two at today's Financial Analyst Meeting about Windows Mobile 7, the company's next big release of its mobile operating system, to show that innovation really is possible in the WinMo business. Or maybe offer up a quick demo of the Microsoft "Pink" phone. But no such luck.
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