And it didn't keep the vulnerability to itself.
And it didn't keep the vulnerability to itself.
HMD's budget-priced Nokia 2 is out now at Amazon and Best Buy, plus its Oreo update has started.
Sales of Windows notebooks and tablets is growing in the US and international education markets, but Chromebook shipments are still strong and growing in the US.
Google says its new Chrome 63 brings a major enterprise security boost.
Windows 10 offers a wide range of built-in screen capture options. You can save the full screen, the active window, or a rectangular selection to a file or to the Clipboard for reuse in another app. Here are the keyboard shortcuts to memorize.
Microsoft's new Silicon Valley campus will bury acres of surface parking and introduce on-site water treatment.
Are you tired of clicking through categories to find a specific Windows 10 setting? If you know the right commands, you can create shortcuts that take you to specific pages with a single click. Ed Bott...
Microsoft's collaborative Windows 10 Whiteboard app is now ready for testers.
The pricing of Windows 10 S devices running on Qualcomm's Snapdragon processor sets up a few interesting questions. Here's a quick tour of the unknowns:
Microsoft and Qualcomm are showing off the first Windows 10 on ARM devices, which provide Win32 app compatibility via emulation. Most models won't be available until next spring, however.
Microsoft embraces AMD's EPYC processors as it becomes the first global cloud provider to use the silicon in its data centers.
Microsoft IoT Central, Redmond's one-stop IoT software-as-a-service shop, is now in public preview, with final availability slated for 2018.
Despite EU issues with Microsoft's personal data use, Germany is working on a Windows 10 client for federal staff.
Microsoft Surface will continue to be 'the official tablet of the NFL'.
Some Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 users are reporting they can't check for updates using Windows Update and Microsoft Update. No word yet on a Microsoft fix.
How does Amazon's new Alexa for Business service fit with the recent Microsoft-Amazon partnership around voice assistants?
A look back at the hot topics, major deals, and the technological breakthroughs of the year -- from security to product launches, and the year's successes and catastrophes.
Tech gear, from the big stuff like notebooks, tablets, and smartphones, to smaller stuff like storage devices and smart bulbs.
Images of the key releases from three decades of the operating system's history.
I've been a tablet user since the early Tablet PC days, and I buy a lot of them to use for work. I currently have four good ones, any of which can step in and do everything I need.
Microsoft started working on the hybrid devices that now make up the Surface family back in 2009. The group has made some missteps along the way, but the lineup of new Windows 10 devices is genuinely impressive. Here's how the brand has evolved.
If you're experiencing problems with Windows 10, these are the built-in tools you can use for troubleshooting and repair.
Pick a form factor, any form factor. Can new, shape-shifting designs restore the PC industry to its former glory? Or will boring old desktops and clamshell laptops continue to define the PC?
Microsoft just launched the public beta of Cortana for Android smartphones. Is Cortana better than Google Now? You be the judge.
Are you are going on a business trip and want to be efficient and maximise the time spent at your destination? Download these useful free Windows apps for your Windows 8 and Windows 10 PCs and save yourself time to enjoy more of your trip away.
Here's a quick tour of the official Office 2016 release for the Mac, now available to Office 365 subscribers.
My Surface Pro 3 spends all week in the dock with an external monitor, keyboard, and mouse. At night and on the weekends it pops out into tablet mode with these apps.
Struggling to get things done? Grab some or all of these Android apps for your phone or tablet to get a useful productivity boost.
With the average American getting nearly $3,000 of their money back from the government many are looking to treat themselves to a new mobile device. Matthew Miller has ten recommendations for you.
The stands, the smartphones, the smartwatches, and the smartcars.
We asked Siri and Cortana the same questions to see whether the Apple -- or Microsoft -- personal assistant gave the best answer to our questions for work and leisure.
The interface Gluon gives developers a place where they can prototype, build, train, and deploy machine learning models for cloud and mobile apps.
Cortana searches your Skype chats to find answers and help set reminders.
Microsoft buys wind energy from GE and a license to supply energy to Ireland's grid.
Microsoft is rolling out new Edge apps for iOS and Android (plus an updated Launcher app for Android) as part of its strategy to try to keep Windows 10 PCs central to users' computing mix.
Microsoft is dropping out of the music streaming game. Instead, it's partnering with Spotify, further reducing the number of first-party consumer-specific cloud services Redmond offers.
Get ready for a new Microsoft 365 bundle, updates to SQL Server for Windows, and Bing and Skype for Business. ZDNet's Mary Jo Foley analyzes the top news stories from Microsoft's Ignite event.
lt gives Microsoft and Facebook enough capacity to stream 71 million HD videos at once.
Microsoft is rolling out new secure enclave technology for protecting data in use.
Screen-free user experiences such as Amazon Echo and autonomous vehicles portend a future of computing without screens.
Amazon's Alexa and Microsoft's Cortana voice assistants soon will be able to communicate with each other, thanks to a new partnership between the two rivals.
New features in Defender Advanced Threat Protection are available to preview in Windows 10.
Microsoft's Skype Interviews site lets you run a video call over a real-time code editor.
Dell has become the latest manufacturer to release hardware supporting the Windows AR push.
Redmond is using tactics that it has employed before to bring down big botnets.
Microsoft speech-recognition systems now match professional human transcribers but understand nothing.
Sway doesn't replace PowerPoint: it lets you create interactive, dynamic stories that you can use for training, newsletters, brochures, and even presentations.
This long-awaited upgrade realigns Office for Mac's user experience with that of its Windows and mobile-OS counterparts.
This keyboard from Microsoft is a thin wallet-sized keyboard for Android, iOS, and Windows tablets and phones. Unfortunately, some design choices may frustrate touch typists.
This is a Visual Studio for the world of distributed teams and continuous delivery, for cross-platform apps and for shared development environments.
It's not just good for typing, it's a real writer's keyboard.
Microsoft's relatively affordable Atom x7-powered Surface 3 can 'work like a laptop when you need it', so long as you stick to mainstream workloads and remember that a keyboard is an extra-cost option.
If you need a Windows 8.1 computer that's flexible enough to be a tablet, a laptop (if you add the optional keyboard) and even (if you add the optional docking station) a desktop PC, then the Surface Pro 3 manages the trade-offs as well as anything on the market.
Microsoft is not known for educational computing tools, but with Office Mix it's turning PowerPoint into a tool for building online lessons.
Microsoft is developing a set of cloud-based tools for managing and deploying session virtualisation servers, allowing you to publish and share apps on Windows, iOS, Android, OS X and (soon) Windows Phone devices. We take the beta for a test drive.
A new version of Microsoft's database has been released, with enhanced in-memory support and Azure-hosted backup.
The Haswell-based Surface Pro 2 delivers improved performance and battery life, and its dual-angle kickstand is also welcome. However, the Pro 2's unchanged chassis design feels bulkier and heavier than ever, and it becomes very expensive when fully accessorised.
The Lumia 1020 has a truly impressive 41-megapixel camera and a high-quality 4.5-inch AMOLED screen, but many Windows Phone fans might do better with the 920 and a good dedicated camera.
The Lumia 925 is a slimmer and lighter Windows Phone 8 handset than its 920 predecessor, with a neater and more ergonomic design. It lacks integrated wireless charging but supports LTE and NFC, and has an excellent 4.5in. AMOLED screen.
Microsoft's ARM-based tablet has plenty of good points, but there are enough downsides to make caution advisable. The hardware platform and the Windows RT ecosystem will undoubtedly improve, so we'd suggest giving version 1.0 a miss unless you're an avid early adopter.