Microsoft wants Windows 10 to run on every PC worldwide, which is why they're offering it as a free upgrade to everyone running Windows 7 or 8.1. But the company's obsession with "genuine" Windows threatens to scuttle that grand plan.
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Microsoft is seeking a US ban on sales of several Kyocera Android smartphones that it contends violates its patents.
Thinner electronics will be available from the South Korean giant after it started producing its embedded package-on-package memory for smartphones.
The desktop PC is dead, and IT pros are either replacing them with laptops or dumping the PC entirely for smartphones and tablets, right? Wrong.
Microsoft smart lamp proof-of-concept detects a phone sat on your desk and recharges it by directing a beam onto solar panels.
Microsoft is making Windows 8.1 available to its PC partners for anywhere from 'zero dollars' to $15 per copy, according to recently disclosed OEM licensing information.
Microsoft has unveiled two new Lumia smartphones that come in below the $100 mark, including the Lumia 435, its cheapest smartphone to date.
Today's smartphones and tablets offer computing power, memory and storage that surpass that offered by mainframe computers in the 1990s. But security remains an ongoing challenge.
Storage companies best known for providing memory cards for smartphones and cameras are increasingly using their scale and knowhow to come to a data center near you.
Microsoft continues to actively extend its Bing search capability to the Android platform, including Android Wear watches and smartphones.
Microsoft has yet to launch a single flagship model across all major US wireless carriers in the history of Windows Phone. Their focus on the low- to mid-range market may be part of why Windows Phone market share remains low.
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One solid mid-range offering and two devices aimed at self-snappers go on sale this month.
Newly released figures from two popular web analytics firms show a PC market that is essentially static. The most interesting detail: Apple's push to update its installed base to the latest OS X version has largely succeeded, while Microsoft is less successful with its efforts to get Windows 8 users to move to the free 8.1 update.
The challenges facing Microsoft Windows are many, but none so big as the casual PC user's changing habits.
Sleek and cheap, Chromebooks have been one of the few bright spots in the PC market. Expect Microsoft to fight back quickly.
Smartphones and software -- not to mention signs of life in the PC market -- are fueling IT spending this year, according to market researchers.
In its ads, Microsoft says the Surface Pro 3 is "the tablet that can replace your laptop." With the addition of a new docking station, the Surface Pro has its eye on your desktop PC, too.
The PC industry worldwide sold 136 million desktop PCs last year, along with 160 million traditional notebooks driven by keyboards and touchpads. Those big numbers explain why Microsoft is feverishly improving the desktop experience for "the next iteration of Windows."
Microsoft's plan is to tout Windows value and the ability to run native and Web apps, full Office, desktop apps and work with existing peripherals in its battle with Google's Chromebook.