Not only is the company itself under new leadership, it is having to adapt to a rapidly changing ecosystem where the PC has given ground to mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets.
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Crapware (also known as "bloatware" or "junkware") is the stuff that hardware makers install onto their devices on top of the operating system.
Sometimes people say the daftest things ...This has to be the daftest quote of the month, from Nokia's outgoing head of smartphones Anssi Vanjoki.
Just as the stone ax gave way to one made of bronze, the Windows-powered PC must now give way to better, more customized, more refined tools.
Get some down time over Thanksgiving by preparing in advance for the inevitable 'Turkey Day' tech support requests deluge.
Microsoft might want to exorcise Windows XP and Vista from the world's PCs (because if you're running old software, you've not given Microsoft any cash in a while), but the company's own attitudes to how consumers get their hands on operating systems is a big part of the reason why people are running old operating systems.
Microsoft is squeezing the Android patent cash cow as hard as it can, with Samsung in the firing line this time.
If this turns out to be true, it has some very serious (and disturbing) implications ...
Newsflash – There’s a growing segment of computer users that hate Microsoft. “Baked-in” DRM is giving more users a reason to hate Microsoft.
Just to keep you all in the loop, I've just received the following information from Microsoft regarding the stealth update.