Acer goes upscale with its new Kaby Lake Switch 5 convertible, available from $799.
Acer goes upscale with its new Kaby Lake Switch 5 convertible, available from $799.
The 12.3-inch Chuwi Lapbook laptop will be available for purchase in May.
Microsoft has started rolling out the Windows 10 Creators Update release to the dozen or so models of Windows Phones that will support the final version.
When you set up a new user account, Windows 10 creates a profile folder and assigns it to the new account. Here's how to customize the name of that folder.
IT pros, take notice: Microsoft is adding yet another set of Windows 10 Cumulative Updates -- ones that don't include security fixes -- to its patching mix.
Gartner finds that 85 percent of enterprises will have started a Windows 10 deployment by the end of 2017.
They're not happy that Microsoft's replaced Patch Tuesday security bulletins with the searchable Security Update Guide.
If you're a Web developer, deciding which browsers to support can be a big decision. Choose wrong and there are costly ramifications. With IE declining and mobile activity increasing, where does Microsoft's Windows 10-only Edge fit in? We decided to find out.
HP has rolled out its next generation of ZBook laptops for creatives, architects, and engineers, with VR in mind.
Chuwi has unveiled a Surface Pro 4 clone, but one that features Intel's lower-end Apollo Lake processor.
Microsoft has started trialing an improved experience in Windows 10 Mail & Calendar apps for users with Gmail accounts.
Minimum specs for devices running Windows 10 Cloud that are meant to compete with Chromebooks in the education market have leaked.
By the end of the year, you'll be able to get a lightweight, power-efficient, ARM-based Windows 10 PC.
IT pros, mark your calendars. Starting in September 2017 with Windows 10 "Redstone 3," Microsoft will begin rolling out new feature updates to Windows and Office 365 ProPlus together, twice a year.
A developer has released an unofficial patch to undo Microsoft's block on updates for Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 on newer silicon.
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.
This tough tablet can be bumped, scraped, and dropped, and even survive spills and dust. It's also secure through-and-through, with a trusted secure module chip and a fingerprint reader.
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
The flaw, which allows a malicious website to extract user passwords, is made worse if a user is logged in with a Microsoft account.
In an hour-long ZDNet webinar held on May 16th at high noon, Ed Bott explored Windows 8 implementation strategies for IT decision makers.
The finishing touches are being put on the code and Windows 8 is just about ready for prime time...or is it? There are still lots of questions around the new Metro UI, the Start Menu and support for the Windows OS's of the recent past. Join host Jonas Tichenor along with Windows experts and authors Ed Bott and Rafael Rivera as they breakdown Microsoft's latest offering as it prepares to hit the market.
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.