Microsoft is fiercely competitive, but the field is more challenging. Microsoft is competing with Google on search via its Bing effort and Apple in the mobile market. Meanwhile, the software giant is positioning its wares for cloud computing with software and services. The company's two cash cows - operating systems and the Office productivity suite - are performing well.
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The results are in! These are the top-10 tech gadgets of 2012 in the US, according to search data provided by Google.
While everyone's busy telling you what to buy this holiday season, here's a list of some of the hottest gifts this year -- and why you might want to consider NOT buying them!
Thanksgiving is over, and we're heading into December. It's time for a look back at all the blunders, catastrophes, epic fails and major screw-ups of 2012.
Missing technology during the holiday? Want something sweet to eat after dinner? How about a geek cake to satisfy your cravings?
Nokia did a fabulous job with the 920, but that doesn't mean you should forget the 800 series either. The Lumia 810 is a nice device that performs as well as any other Windows Phone 8 device.
You want your new PC to run an older Windows version. You're not the only one. Here's the best way to make it happen.
This is a gallery showcasing some of Microsoft's UI thoughts during the most visually-exciting period of Windows development: Windows Longhorn.
Bored with your iPad case? New Surface, new cover? Check out these geeeky tablet covers and be different.
Windows Phone 8 devices launch in Europe this weekend and I have been spending the last few days with the Nokia Lumia 920, the high end device from Nokia.
Halloween isn't the only thing with sweets and scares, now that Windows 8 has been unleashed! Here's a list of 10 things to love and hate about Windows 8.
HTC is one launching their high end 8X device with Windows Phone 8, likely on every major US wireless carrier. The smartphone has great design elements, but lacks on additional features when compared to Nokia's high end device.
Windows Phone 8 is launching soon and even though it looks much like Windows Phone 7.5, there are a number of updates and new features that you can find when you dive into the OS.
Fans eager to get their hands on Microsoft's Surface have been streaming through the doors of the company's pop-up store in New York's Times Square, where the tablet seems to have been given a cautious thumbs-up.
Microsoft's Windows 8 is here, but with no UK launch activities I was slightly dubious as to how many people would drag themselves to central London for Currys/PC World's launch event. So, just how many did?
Do a floorplan sketch, send out sales orders and proactively engage Web site users by using some of these Windows Phone apps, and be more efficient while on the move.