Windows 8 is Microsoft's most critical launch since 1995 as it unifies mobile and PC computing.
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Now that Steve Ballmer has stepped down from the board of Microsoft, the tech industry has lost a big character. I for one will miss him.
With an enterprise technical preview coming in a few weeks, and an ARM-based test version due early next year, the next version of Windows is approaching rapidly.
The entry-level Surface 2 is now $349, making it cheaper than Apple's iPad mini.
The rumor mill says a public preview of the next big Windows release will appear this fall. But don't get fixated by features. This release isn't a "big bang" but is actually just the starting gun for the next stage in a very long race.
While I still keep up with Windows, and use it in a limited fashion in my work life, I have switched over to OS X as my primary workhorse platform. Will Windows 9 tempt me back to the Microsoft fold?
Windows and Linux are operating systems with many similarities and differences. Learn some tips to help cross the bridge between the two in the second of a multi-part series.
It appears that Microsoft's online app store is suffering from a serious infestation of scam and fake apps turning up with discomforting regularity in popular searches.
Security researchers at FireEye claim the majority of the most popular free Android apps are susceptible to Man-In-The-Middle (MITM) attacks.
Windows 9 will be important---if only to put Windows 8 to bed---but could be the last of Microsoft's big bang OS releases if CEO Satya Nadella's cloud-centric plan works out well.
For the past decade, Munich has been the poster child for open-source advocates, who pointed to its successful migration from a Microsoft platform to one built on Linux and OpenOffice. Now, a newly elected government has called in experts to see whether it's time to switch back.
Microsoft is aiming to make available a technology preview of Windows Threshold around late September or early October.
Microsoft shows off more behind-the-scenes work its being doing to make Bing smarter.
Monthly update rollups for Windows are nothing new, but this month's release breaks some new ground. Alongside the normal collection of bug fixes, the August 2014 Update Rollup includes a handful of new features. Here's what you'll find.
The 10.1-inch device includes a separate keyboard to convert it into a laptop or tiny all-in-one desktop as well as coming with a protective sleeve.
From the people who brought you Process Explorer and Autoruns comes a new diagnostic tool that logs certain events which can be signs of an malicious activity.