Got an old PC? Here's how to breathe new life into your old desktop system.
Got an old PC? Here's how to breathe new life into your old desktop system.
WikiLeaks says the CIA's Athena malware can be used to spy on Windows XP through to Windows 10 computers.
Software will lift us up, but always let us down. Make sure you are prepared.
Windows XP wasn't vulnerable to the WannaCry worm but still could be infected with the ransomware. Now there's a tool to decrypt Windows XP machines attacked by WannaCry.
Microsoft's decision to release an emergency patch for Windows XP to foil the WannaCrypt ransomware attack has sent consumers and enterprise customers a confusing double message.
Microsoft wants to clear up confusion about Windows 10 S and Linux distributions available on the Windows Store.
WannaCrypt's roots -- the malware behind world's biggest ransomware attack ever -- lie in an old Windows network protocol.
Google is addressing a problem that allows a crafty credential theft attack on Windows through Chrome's default behavior.
For years, Microsoft has been recommending that you disable the vulnerable SMBv1 protocol. The recent WannaCry ransomware outbreak underscores the need to take this important step. Here's how.
A huge cryptocurrency-mining botnet is using the NSA exploit found in the WannaCry malware, but it may have inadvertently stopped some of the ransomware's infections.
And, if you're an IT pro with decision-making capacity in an organization that continues to use XP, you should be fired.
The "S" could stand for Student. Or Special. Or Stupid. David Gewirtz suggests Secure, Safe and Sandboxed.
Microsoft's president and chief legal counsel has renewed a call for a digital Geneva convention following Friday's WannaCrypt ransomware attacks.
Factories, businesses and governments around the world are coming to terms with the largest ransomware attack observed in history.
A new stage of the WannaCrypt ransomware attack could arrive with the start of the working week. Are you prepared?
Want to use the Windows BitLocker feature but there's no TPM in your PC? No problems. Here's how you can fit one yourself for under $20.
Sometimes, Windows can be very frustrating. These are my 15 go-to tools for eliminating annoyances.
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.
How well do you know the ins and outs of Microsoft's flagship operating system? Every week, Windows expert Ed Bott delivers a new trick or shortcut. We've collected his most popular tips.
Looking to build a cheap Windows 10 PC? Here are the components you need to build a system that comes in at $400, including Windows 10! As always, shop around for the best deal on components, and remember that component prices change regularly. (Updated November 2016)
In "go big or go home" world of tech, these products went home.
If you need to navigate regularly between Linux and the Windows world, there are many applications that can make your job easier. We spotlight 21 quality applications that will pave the way.
Many professionals find themselves working on both Macs and PCs. If your work requires you to jump back and forth between Windows and Mac systems, here are some apps that will make your life easier.
A selection of powerful laptops to boost your productivity. Here are laptops and 2-in-1 systems from Microsoft, Dell, Lenovo, Apple, Asus, and HP to suit most budgets.
Looking to build a cheap Windows 10 PC? Here are the components you need to build a system that comes in at $400, including Windows 10! As always, shop around for the best deal on components, and remember that component prices change regularly.
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.
If you're looking for a top of the range, high-specification laptop to suit your business needs, check out ZDNet's recommendations.
Data breaches, hacks, and vulnerable software makes it easier than ever for a hacker to get access to your data. These simple steps can help mitigate it happening in the first place.
Images of the key releases from three decades of the operating system's history.
Computer systems in over 150 countries have been held hostage by the malware WannaCrypt, also known as WannaCry. Here's everything you need to know about it.
In Windows 10, OneDrive is built in. The connections are so tight, in fact, that OneDrive has its own node in File Explorer, with no obvious way to remove it. But the options to disconnect OneDrive are there if you know where to look. Here are full instructions.
Microsoft's Surface family expands with a new member.
Just add Cortana for a totally hands-free PC.
The German city of Hamburg has bought Microsoft Lumia phones to equip police officers with mobile crime-fighting tools.
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.
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
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.
Most of the compromises ASUS has made to achieve an affordable price point for this 14-inch Windows laptop are acceptable, but it's short on SSD storage and the screen quality is disappointing.
This business laptop crams two batteries in a svelte yet rugged form to make it easy to take it on the road.
The technical preview of Windows 10 is heavy on tools for the power desktop user that businesses will want to evaluate, but the most important features will be visible later in the preview cycle.
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.
This affordable 8-inch Atom-based (Bay Trail) Windows 8.1 tablet has a nice IPS screen and delivers all-day battery life under light usage modes. Limited screen size, internal storage and processing power will prevent it from being more than a companion device for mobile professionals though.
The 10.1-inch Transformer Book T100 is a well made and attractively priced hybrid Windows 8.1 tablet. However, its moderate specification and small size make it difficult to recommend as your primary Windows device.
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.
This excellent Windows 8 tablet/ultrabook hybrid has a well-designed keyboard docking mechanism, typically solid build quality and a specification well suited to mainstream business use. It has a hefty price tag, though, and the lack of SD-based storage expansion is perplexing.
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.
Although it's well built and delivers decent battery life, the ElitePad 900's combination of a basic Atom-based tablet and a range of optional extras is an expensive way to build a work-ready system.
The chunky Toughpad FZ-G1 has a high-resolution outdoor-visible screen, is moderately rugged, and delivers decent performance and middling battery life with the standard battery. The biggest drawback, however, is the price.
Although it's expensive for a moderate-performing Atom-based Windows 8 tablet, the ThinkPad Tablet 2's design and build quality are excellent, while pen support is a real bonus.
The Atom-based Latitude 10 is short on performance, but delivers excellent battery life — especially with the optional 4-cell battery. Although some aspects of the industrial design and build quality could be better, this is a decent business-class Windows 8 tablet.