Apple teases its concept for the elusive smartphone that doubles as a PC.
Apple teases its concept for the elusive smartphone that doubles as a PC.
The ruggedized Windows 10 tablets from Getac will help the US Army keep a check on supplies and logistics.
Microsoft drives deeper into connected car territory with Toyota patent deal and a new tech licensing program.
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Windows 10 offers a handful of keyboard shortcuts that make it ridiculously easy to snap application windows into place. Here's a full list.
Microsoft's Application Verifier tool can be used by attackers to grab control of antivirus software, researchers say.
If you build and maintain Windows 7 PCs, you've probably experienced marathon installs involving hundreds of updates. Ed Bott offers a better, more efficient route to handling the process.
Microsoft has started rolling out its Microsoft Teams Slack competitor to users of its Office 365 Education plans.
Microsoft's Chinese government-approved version of Windows 10 is ready to go to market for government and mission-critical users.
Two weeks ago, a widespread authentication issue prevented a number of Microsoft users from accessing their cloud services. It looks like it's happening again today, March 21.
With a flurry of recent Windows 10 preview releases, anyone in the Windows Insider Program Fast ring has a right to feel exhausted. What comes next? Based on past development cycles, here's what you can expect.
Adobe and Microsoft are beginning to deliver pieces of some of the cloud-based services on which the pair said they'd be collaborating.
Microsoft has released what could be the last update before it rolls out its Windows 10 Creators Update, expected next month.
A big German city has bought Microsoft Lumia phones to equip police officers with mobile crime-fighting tools.
Windows 7 is supported until 2020, and Windows 8.1 will get updates until 2023, right? Not if you're trying to run those older Windows versions on new hardware, as some frustrated customers discovered this week.
Updated: Microsoft causes Windows 10 jitters by changing language around Windows Updates downloads over metered connections.
Click by click, we'll show you how to get Microsoft's Apache Hadoop-based big bata service up and running.
Microsoft's Azure Data Lake is now generally available, but what does it do, and how does it work? Here's a tour around the service's tooling and capabilities, to help you understand it and get productive with it, quickly.
Those who want a Windows powered laptop don't have to feel jealous of those who choose the macOS path, because there are some truly awesome Windows 10 laptops available.
Windows tablets existed long before the iPad was even dreamt of. Take a tour through some of most popular - and most unusual - devices of the last decade.
A year by year summary of the most significant events in Linux's history to date.
If you are uncomfortable with the thought of Microsoft owning LinkedIn and having access to your career data, here are some other business social networks you could try instead.
Surprise! Microsoft is among the most prolific developers of apps for the Android platform. And Redmond has turned on the afterburners in the past year, releasing a string of quality business-focused apps. Here are my 10 picks for the best of the bunch.
Here is a selection of accessories for your Windows 10 PC or laptop to help boost your productivity.
Being a Mac user doesn't mean that you have to turn your back completely on the Windows ecosystem. There are a number of ways that you can run your favorite Windows applications on your Mac - and some won't cost you a penny.
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.
With the US tax deadline approaching, it's prime time for cybercriminals to attempt to steal your money or data.
The German city of Hamburg has bought Microsoft Lumia phones to equip police officers with mobile crime-fighting tools.
Microsoft wants security researchers to switch more of their efforts to core applications in Office 365.
Microsoft, HERE, TomTom, and Esri are collaborating on building a world graph of geographic data that's integrated with Microsoft's Azure cloud. Mary Jo Foley
The tech giants have agreed to create a shared database of hashes for violent terrorist imagery -- or terrorist recruitment videos and images.
Microsoft will bring a natively compiled version of Windows 10 to Qualcomm's ARM processors next year, plus an x86 emulation layer, designed to run on a new class of Windows 10 mobile PCs.
At launch, this is what you can do with Microsoft's Surface Dial using the Surface Studio. The Dial also runs on the Surface Book and Surface Pro 4.
For those of you who've avoided upgrading to Windows 10 so far, Microsoft has offered some scary ransomware numbers to prove it's in your interests to do so.
Tech-support scammers are having good luck reaching young victims with pop-up ads.
At the company's Oct. 26 event, Microsoft debuted the new quad-core i7, PixelSense-based Surface Studio. It's an all-one-one PC.
Microsoft unveils a major update coming to more than 400 million Windows 10 devices and the introduction of Surface Studio, Surface Dial and a more powerful Surface Book
This experimental minimal email search tool from Microsoft is useful, but it's more likely to turn into a feature than an actual product.
At just $288, the Alcatel Idol 4S is a solid piece of hardware and does well at running Windows 10. There are some minor performance issues with Bluetooth and the fingerprint scanner, but if you like the Live Tile interface then it's one of the best available to hold you over until a possible Microsoft Surface phone.
Microsoft's new 'Slack competitor' actually takes a very different approach. It's still a work in progress, but where it shines is threaded chat and superb integration with other Office 365 tools.
A visual planning tool that fits in between personal task management and full project management, Planner has a nice approach to the basics but needs more powerful features to really shine.
Six months ago, I decided to replace my desktop PC with a Surface Pro 4 and a Surface Dock. After a few frustrating months, I think this might work out.
Despite its innovative dual-lens camera system, the P9 doesn't threaten today's leading flagship smartphones. However, it wouldn't take much to turn the P-series into a genuine challenger.
Interesting design ideas, solid construction and a high-end specification make Microsoft's first hybrid laptop an intriguing option at the more expensive end of the market.
After owning both the first Surface Pro and the Surface Pro 3, I never thought I would consider any other device for my home office. Dell has shown me that there are other viable alternatives.
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.