In the early days of the PC revolution, Microsoft aggressively pursued the consumer market with products and services built for fun and games. In recent years, with the notable exception of Xbox and related gaming products, Microsoft has been killing off those products. Here's a look at the departed.
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In Silicon Valley (and in media satellites that take the NoCal mindset to New York and beyond), everyone has an iPhone, a MacBook Pro, and a Gmail account. Microsoft products and services might as well be from Mars. So be skeptical when you read analyses or predictions of what's coming next from Redmond.
If Microsoft's goal with its surprise announcement on Monday, June 18, was to get the attention of the press, consider it mission accomplished. The company's controversial announcement was scrutinized, analyzed, dissected, and critiqued by just about every slice of the tech press. Even the business press got in on the act.Here's a summary of the week's coverage.
A closer look at the user-interface decisions Microsoft and Apple made in the latest versions of their flagship photo management and editing programs. Microsoft has based its UI on the ribbon. How does Apple's interface compare?
Microsoft's Enhanced Mitigation Experience Toolkit (EMET) is a simple but powerful configuration utility that allows you to harden applications that weren't originally designed to take advantage of Windows security features. Here's how it works.