Relatively low Windows Phone market share is the main reason: There's not enough there to justify the effort. But what about for one billion Windows 10 devices?
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Apple designs and builds its MacBooks to get the best performance possible out of the OS X operating system. But according to one owner, Apple's new MacBook runs Microsoft's Windows 10 better than its native OS.
This week in iOS news we saw the release of a Lightning cable with ethernet on the other end, Office got support for working with iCloud, and Duet Display now does Windows.
Microsoft is attempting to clarify its policy, one more time, regarding whether Non-Genuine Windows users will get a free Windows 10 update.
This business laptop crams two batteries in a svelte yet rugged form to make it easy to take it on the road.
Microsoft is opening its Skype Translator real-time audio and video translation service to all Windows 8.1 and Windows 10 users.
Earlier this month, Microsoft executives laid out a lofty goal: one billion devices running Windows 10 within two to three years. That sounds like a big number, but how tough will it really be to hit that target?
Since everyone is now in the software business one way or another, it helps to understand that pressure for growth and rapid delivery can be relentless.
Microsoft discontinued development of Windows Media Center in 2009, but enthusiasts have held out hope that the feature would get one more reprieve for Windows 10. Sorry, folks, that's not happening.
Another month has passed and it's time to look back on the top stories on ZDNet Mobile News. Stories that struck a chord with readers included one about Windows tablets being better for work than iPads and Android tablets, and another with a simple way to stretch iPhone battery life.
As the one Windows across all devices strategy unfolds, the Microsoft Band gets an updated SDK for developers to create apps on the wearable health tracker.
Microsoft execs claim Windows 10 will be installed on 1 billion devices within two to three years time, meaning by late summer 2018.
Lenovo's second-generation ThinkPad Helix is a compact and competent ultrabook, although some may not like the highly reflective screen and most will need the optional Ultrabook Pro keyboard.
VMware is a cloud enabler, but the business model reflects an enterprise software model of yesteryear that's highly lucrative.
Did you know that Windows 8.1 Professional and Enterprise has built-in virtualization capabilities? Here's how to run multiple operating systems on a single PC.
Beginning this summer, Microsoft will offer free Windows 10 upgrades to hundreds of millions of PCs. A recent Windows Update contains details about how the Get Windows 10 (GWX) program will work.
The third-generation ThinkPad X1 Carbon is thin, light and eminently portable, while also being sturdily built and providing a high-quality display that's big enough to do serious work on. That's quite an achievement.
Microsoft has pushed out another low-end Lumia for emerging markets and one of Windows Phone's hotspots in Europe, Italy.
With the Asus Transformer Book T100 Chi going on sale in the UK today, I spent the weekend trying one. It's a big improvement on the current T100TA 2-in-1 Windows 8.1 detachable, at some extra cost, but shares some of its limitations.
Microsoft is delivering a second preview build of Windows 10 Mobile to testers, one which includes the company's new 'Spartan' browser, and new Mail, Calendar, Phone and Messaging apps.
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