Review: Forward to the past with Windows update
Even as Microsoft prepares for a future dominated by touch-screen devices, it is steering its Windows system to embrace more of the past.
Review: Windows Phone advances with 8.1 update
Microsoft's new Windows system for smartphones addresses many of the shortcomings in previous versions.
Review: Siri-like Cortana fills Windows phone gap
"Yay, it's Nick! How can I help?" Thanks for asking, Cortana. And thanks for making the Windows phone software better, Microsoft.
PC sales see modest drop amid Windows XP replacements
Global personal computer sales saw a modest dip in the first quarter of 2014, as the pace of decline was eased by replacements of older PCs using Windows XP.
Can robots have social intelligence?
Visiting Eric Horvitz at Microsoft Research headquarters in Redmond, Wash., is a full-service experience.
Lights, action: Tech giants rush into original TV
The battle of the tech giants is now moving into television. Following the success of Netflix and a fresh push by Amazon in online video, the latest players looking to get into the gold rush may be Microsoft, Yahoo and AOL, ...
Open source gives new life to old Windows XP machines
As the sun sets on Microsoft's support for Windows XP this may be a great time to think about trying out a Free and Open Source Software (FOSS) operating system for your still-working PC. ...
Microsoft brings world's fastest texting to Windows Phone 8.1
Gaurav Sharma appeared relaxed but focused in his purple hoodie on Jan. 16, 2014. Less than 20 seconds later, Sharma, a 15-year-old from Lakeside High School in Seattle, found himself the owner of a Guinness ...
Tech Tips: A guide to upgrading, using XP computer
Microsoft retires its 12-year-old Windows XP operating system on Tuesday. Even so, there are still millions of XP computers out there. Here's what to do if you own one of them: ...
Tech Tips: Your risks and options with Windows XP
Microsoft is saying goodbye to Windows XP.
End of Windows XP support spells trouble for some
Microsoft will end support for the persistently popular Windows XP on Tuesday, and with an estimated 30 percent of businesses and consumers still using the 12-year-old operating system, the move could put ...
Microsoft shows Windows in car concept at Build 2014 (w/ Video)
Windows XP diehards to fend off hackers on their own
People clinging to Microsoft's aging Windows XP operating system will be left to fend off cyber criminals by themselves come Tuesday.
5-year-old finds flaw in Xbox Live security
A 5-year-old San Diego boy has outwitted the sharpest minds at Microsoft—he's found a backdoor to the Xbox.