Linux Mint 17.3 is the best Linux desktop operating system and it might be the best PC operating system, period, for you.
Windows 10 has been available to the public for six months this week. By the numbers, it's been a hit, with 200 million active users as of the first of the year. Here's my midterm report.
[Updated] There's more to Windows 10 than just the revamped Start menu. Here are the latest details following the major update to version 1511 in November 2015.
If you're going to make a big operating system jump, should you stick with Windows, or move over to the Mac? David Gewirtz details the factors to consider.
Microsoft improved in the areas where I saw issues with the first Microsoft Band, making the Band 2 the ultimate activity tracker to help you improve your lifestyle.
The Get Windows 10 app lets you register for a free upgrade from Windows 7 or Windows 8.1. But it also keeps a list of potential upgrade issues you might need to deal with. Here's how to check your own compatibility report.
Microsoft is readying an analyzer to help iOS developers check compatibility of their apps with the Windows iOS bridge toolkit.
People are buying new Macs at the rate of around 5 million every quarter, but it seems that many users still can't make a total break from Windows. Here's a look at how you can run Windows 10 on your Mac.
Microsoft officially drops support for most older versions of Internet Explorer today. That means no more security updates for tens or hundreds of millions of Windows users, many of whom will be blissfully unaware that they're in danger.
January 12 is the cut off for Microsoft support for older versions of IE on many Windows variants. Enterprise mode in IE 11 may help those hamstrung by legacy app-compatibility issues.
In a surprise development, Google has abandoned its own Java standard libraries for those of Oracle. The move might be the first step in settling an ongoing lawsuit, but the implications for the Android community are profound. And it offers a possible opening for Microsoft.
Samsung said that its smartwatches will eventually get an iOS app and the company launched a productivity 12-inch tablet designed to take on the iPad Pro.
Now is a good time to evaluate your device and mobile broadband choices for the new year: These strategies can help you save time and money with fewer devices to tote around.
Now that Windows 10 comes with a browser written not as a desktop program but as a universal app, it's an opportunity to judge just how powerful the WinRT app model is.
On January 12, 2016, Microsoft is officially dropping support for all but the latest version of Internet Explorer. For a surprisingly high number of laggards, it's time to upgrade or face a world of hurt. So what's holding them back?
Steve Ballmer attends Microsoft's annual shareholders meeting and says something inflammatory just for old time's sake. Elsewhere, tablet sales are down, Microsoft is bringing containers to your Windows PC, Samsung is writing a big check and making it out to Apple, and the EFF says Google is spying on kids,
While naysayers continue to come up with reason after bogus reason for Windows users to avoid Windows 10, based on my experience over the four months since its release, it's now Microsoft's best operating system to date.
Last weekend, Microsoft suddenly pulled its online tool for downloading the latest Windows 10 installation files. Today, the company explained the seemingly minor bug responsible for the decision, and has now made the tool available again.
Traditionally, IT pros take their time with new Windows versions. Microsoft is hoping it can accelerate enterprise deployments of Windows 10. Here are the three key questions that skeptical business managers will be asking.
Microsoft has built an entirely new telemetry system for its 'Windows as a Service' engineering model. In Windows 10, you can dial data collection back almost to zero, but you can't turn it off completely. Here's why.