Windows 8 is Microsoft's most critical launch since 1995 as it unifies mobile and PC computing.
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UPDATED. Buggy updates are certainly a problem, but the company's poor communication of the problems is an even bigger cause for concern.
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.
Microsoft is toughening its stance on rogue apps in the Microsoft Store and Windows Phone Store.
After years of producing only Android tablets, the company is readying the 80 Cesium, an 8-inch Windows 8.1 slate with a budget price.
UPDATED. A new version of MS14-045 has been pushed to Windows Update and the Download Center. Microsoft strongly recommends that users uninstall the old version first.
Windows and Linux are operating systems with many similarities and differences. Learn some tips to help cross the bridge between the two in the first of a multi-part series.
Google delivers a faster, better and more secure version of its Chrome Web browser for Windows. Indeed, the 64-bit version may just be today's best Windows Web browser.
Zetta.net is one of a number of companies offering cloud-based backup and disaster recovery services. Version 4.5 of Zetta's DataProtect is designed to deliver an appliance-free ability to backup server images.
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?
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.
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.