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.
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. ...
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.
Scientists at SLAC's synchrotron observe 'breathing' layer during battery operation
(Phys.org) —High-tech "smart windows," which darken to filter out sunlight in response to electric current, function much like batteries. Now, X-ray studies at SLAC provide a crystal-clear view into how ...
Microsoft launches 'Cortana', Siri-like smartphone assistant (Update)
Microsoft took on Apple's Siri and Google Now with a smartphone personal assistant dubbed "Cortana".
Windows 8 updates expected at Microsoft conference
Microsoft is following through on a promise to update its Windows 8 operating system on a regular basis to respond to consumers' complaints and other feedback.
Facing the Windows XP apocalypse? Here are some options
Are you ready for the "XP Apocalypse" on April 8? That's when Microsoft Corp. plans to stop issuing security updates for the aging, but still-popular XP version of its flagship Windows operating system, which ...