Those of you installing or planning to install the Windows 10 Technical Preview are eventually going to wonder: You know, this is great for business users, but what's in it for me?
Stories by Mark Hachman
My first experience with Windows 8 inspired bafflement and frustration. But I walked away from my first few minutes with Windows 10 with a sense of jealousy. It looks like a significant improvement, and I want it on my PC right now.
Microsoft has begun crowdsourcing its prediction abilities with the Microsoft Prediction Lab, a sort of online betting parlor for everything from political races to the U.S. military presence overseas.
According to a report, the rumoured 8-inch "Surface mini" tablet is indeed real - although Microsoft has no plans to ship it. And that's probably because you wouldn't be interested in buying it, anyway.
So-called deceptive "crap apps" have always plagued the Windows Store. But now, Microsoft appears to be finally ready to do something about them.
In the global smartphone market, the big are getting bigger.
Intel has formally unveiled its 14nm manufacturing technology, a capability the company believes will usher in a new generation of fanless Ultrabooks and tablets.
Microsoft has formally unveiled Windows Phone 8.1 Update, confirming features such as Start screen folders, sandboxed apps, and even a handy VPN function for surfing over public Wi-Fi connections
A short time ago, I worried aloud that I had lost one of the Windows Phones PCWorld keeps on hand for testing. A colleague snickered. "Why would anyone steal a Windows Phone?" she asked.
I initially wanted to dislike the Lumia 635, only because I feel Microsoft's Lumia phones can aspire to something better. But the phone delivers the basics, with one inexplicable omission: a front-facing camera.
Microsoft disclosed on Monday that it's working on Project Adam, a platform for interpreting what a phone or computer "sees." The initiative is designed to help the company's digital assistant, Cortana, to better understand the world around her.
Microsoft WPC 2014: Microsoft adopts 'challenger' mentality to win larger world of connected devices
Microsoft controls more than 90 per cent of the personal-computer market. Which means that, in its view, it's an underdog.
Last week, Satya Nadella charted a new course for Microsoft, focused on interconnectivity and productivity - one where, conceivably, the company's standard-setting Office applications and other products and services could slowly blur into different modes of working with the same data.
Year-over-year tablet sales fell for the first time, analyst firm NPD DisplaySearch reported, evidence that the stratospheric growth of the tablet market may be leveling off somewhat.
The [BlackBerry] Passport, the company's upcoming square -- yes, square phone -- is "like the IMAX of productivity," according to the company.
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