Windows 10 is officially in the home stretch, with Microsoft's top Windows executive committing to a summer launch date and, in a surprise announcement, offering free upgrades on PCs running pirated editions of earlier Windows versions.
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At the WinHEC conference in China today, Microsoft showed off a new biometric authentication feature called Windows Hello. The ambitious technology, which uses fingerprint and iris recognition to replace passwords, will debut in Windows 10 devices later this year.
For years, Oracle has tormented Windows users by bundling adware with its Java installer for Windows PCs. Now Oracle has begun including the same adware as part of a default installation of Java for the Mac, using the same deceptive techniques.
From powerhouses to light 2-in-1 models, these laptops -- including two ThinkPads and a MacBook Pro -- should all run Windows 10 like champs.
What's next for Windows 10? This week's unveiling in Redmond should focus on consumer features. It will also reveal how well Microsoft is coping with the unprecedented shift from traditional PCs to mobile computing. Here's what I'll be looking for.
Here are six top-quality scanners that will help you clean up systems and keep them safe in the future. There are tools here for systems ranging from Windows XP to Windows 8.1.
Looking for a cheap and cheerful Windows-powered notebook for work of play? Take a look at the HP Stream 11.
This is not an easy decision to make. There are some critical nuances you have to consider before you go one way or the other. In this article, we take a look at those factors.
Windows 8 was designed to bridge the gap between tablets and PCs, but left customers cold. What does this mean for Microsoft and Windows 10?
The newly merged retailer also will be offering the HP Stream 7 Windows tablet for $79.99 and a 13.3-inch Toshiba Chromebook for $199.99.
PC sales are declining - despite the end-of-XP support bump - while Mac sales were up 18 percent in Q2 and 21 percent in Q3 of 2014. Why isn't the Mac declining along with Windows PCs?
End of retail sales for Windows 8 coincides with end of sales of consumer versions of Windows 7 on new PCs.
The first major tech retailer to see its Black Friday ad leaked will have doorbusters that include a $149.99 8-inch tablet, a $189.99 laptop, and a $199.99 desktop all powered by the latest version of Windows.
Microsoft has a $49 adapter kit that will allow Xbox One sensors to work with Windows 8 and 8.1 PCs and tablets.
Microsoft isn't building Windows 10 specifically with you or me in mind. Microsoft is building it to cater for the billion or so people out there using PCs that aren't touch-enabled and who just want to get their job done.
HP lifts the lid on its Windows-equivalent to the Chromebook with a starting price of $200.
Even as it expands to support iOS and Android, Nokia isn't abandoning the Windows Phone platform with its HERE mapping technology.
Compared to last year's report, the old computer standby goes from worst to first, while satisfaction with Apple, Dell, and HP computers dips.
Micron Technology launched new solid-state drives for PCs and touted longevity to appeal to those worried about SSDs that die too early.
How low can the price of a Windows PC go? At this week's IFA show in Berlin, PC makers are rolling out new PCs with outrageously aggressive pricing. Here's how they're cutting costs.