The registry is a key component of the Windows operating system, so much so that without it, Windows would not even run. When a new...
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The consensus says that Windows XP has boosted corporate PC sales and acted as a performance enhancing drug. There's an argument that enterprises may keep refreshing PCs because the installed base is ancient.
AV-Test tested 34 antivirus/endpoint protection products on Windows 8.1, comparing their performance from March to April.
Need screaming-fast Windows server performance? A new, integrated all-flash array with Windows Storage Server 2012 R2 integrated on board promises just that. Here's what you need to know.
Windows Phone 8.1 Developer Preview has released to heaps of praise. Yet it's not enough to convince users to switch to the platform. Messaging, performance, regional support and mailbox management are areas to improve.
Toshiba's 8-inch Encore can run legacy desktop Windows apps, although you may find them difficult to work with on such a small screen. Performance could be better, but the price is attractive and battery life impressive.
Even with default system management tools, PCs and laptops can get cluttered with programs that don't properly uninstall, temporary...
Intel today unveiled its new family of chips designed to challenge ARM in the tablet market - promising to deliver a two times performance boost on its earlier tablets and support a raft of new Windows 8 and Android tablets.
Microsoft's high-performance computing team is now the 'Big Compute' team. Expect more Windows Azure deliverables from them in the future.
Thanks to the Saint-Gobain Glass Compass, you can easily determine the best performing glazing for your windows based on the geographical...
The demand for more performance and features has traditionally kept the PC from falling too far, too fast. Those days may now be ending, hastened by cheap tablets. The industry is responding with new platforms for low-cost laptops and tablets running Windows 8 and Android.
A new report from Soluto uses data from its massive online database of PC crashes, hangs, and performance metrics to identify the 10 most reliable Windows PCs you can buy today. Surprisingly, a MacBook Pro is at the top of the list. Even more surprising is who's not included.
The half-baked communication apps in Windows 8 and RT have been an object of derision since the OS was released nearly six months ago. A new update promises improvements in performance, reliability, and usability. But temper your expectations.
The Atom-based Latitude 10 is short on performance, but delivers excellent battery life — especially with the optional 4-cell battery. Although some aspects of the industrial design and build quality could be better, this is a decent business-class Windows 8 tablet.
The feature promises faster processor speeds when a hybrid device is used with its keyboard, while improving battery life for tablet use.
Microsoft is making generally available its latest high-performance-computing software that provides support for Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012, among other features.
AMD has promised its new chip offering will provide consumers with high-definition media performance, enhanced gaming and accelerated app use in time for the upcoming Windows 8 tablet.
VMWare has released Fusion 5, its virtualization software for OS X. The new version adds support for OS X Mountain Lion (10.8), Windows 8, faster performance and better battery life for MacBook users.
The company says it's been working hard on improving overall performance with its new OS, and a new developer blog post describes in great detail how Microsoft's done it.
New Relic's commitment to Windows Azure is an important step in making Microsoft's cloud platform a viable alternative.
The near-final Release Candidate of Windows Server 2012 included no new features since Beta, but lots of performance tweaks that made it good enough for the Bing team.
Nokia has promised its latest software update for the Lumia 800 Windows Phone will fix the handset's battery-life problems.In a blog post on Wednesday, Nokia spokesman Dinesh Subramaniam said the '12070' update "brings significant improvements in battery performance and power management".
Microsoft has increased its revenues owing to a strong performance in its business and server divisions, but it struggled with Windows revenues due to a weakening in the consumer PC market
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