Microsoft Research and Duke University are combining device graphics chips with those in the cloud to cut mobile broadband usage for streamed applications by up to 83 percent.
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Microsoft is making available firmware updates this month for its Surface Pro 3 and Surface Pro 2 tablets running Windows 8.1.
How can there be a future for Windows on smartphones and tablets when Microsoft is encouraging developers to bring its apps from Apple and Google's ecosystem?
Microsoft has removed the 'preview' tag from its free Outlook for Android app, which is now available in the Google Play Store.
Microsoft is in Germany this week showing off how its software works with industrial applications of the Internet of Things.
After cutting prices last month, the company is now offering either $100 or $150 off most configurations. The price on the base model remains unchanged, however.
Microsoft's Windows 10 software development kit for writing universal apps is now available for download.
Microsoft has struck deals with 11 Android tablet makers, including Samsung and Dell, to preload a number of Microsoft's applications and services on Android hardware.
The increasing popularity of SSDs and flash-based storage have created a big problem for Windows, and that problem is getting worse as OEMs shrink storage on cheap tablets to save costs. To address the problem, Microsoft is making some radical changes in Windows 10.
Office for Android doesn't yet run on devices with an Intel processor. Here's a list of tablets to avoid if you need to use Office right now.
Microsoft has finally released preview versions of its touch-optimized Word, Excel, and PowerPoint apps for use on tablets running the Windows 10 Technical Preview. Here's what you can expect.
The price cut is good through February 7, though the base configuration is the only version that retains its original price during the sale.
Microsoft's touch-first Office suite, as well as its desktop Office 2016 suite, are inching closer to public preview.
Microsoft is betting on holographic applications and everything from Skype to Minecraft will be in play.
Microsoft has made available firmware updates for its Intel-based Surface family, including one meant to address ongoing connectivity issues with the Surface Pro 3.
Microsoft further opened up the Office preview for Android tablets. Matthew took it for a spin on a Sony Xperia Z3 Compact tablet.
Microsoft is broadening its preview of Office on Android tablets, adding support for Kitkat and Lollipop and removing the waiting period for access.
A decade or so ago, Microsoft used to have a stranglehold over operating systems, but today, the ones that dominate are those made by Google and Apple that run your phones and tablets. By reorienting Nokia, can Microsoft recapture its lost glory?
Microsoft has purchased email startup Acompli, which makes iOS and Android mobile e-mail applications, for an undisclosed amount.
The specials may not be as plentiful as on Black Friday, but here are a half-dozen sales if you're looking for a tablet that's not an iPad.
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