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30 Days with Surface Pro 3: Day 1

30 Days with Surface Pro 3: Day 1

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It's time to officially kick off the 30 Days with Surface Pro 3 series. I conducted a similar series of posts--immersing myself in the experience for 30 days--with the original ...

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Citrix Receiver Makes Windows Apps On Chromebook Possible

Citrix Receiver Makes Windows Apps On Chromebook Possible

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There is no shortage of voices that claim Chromebooks are basically useless. For power use, at least. These affordable laptops do not have the necessary array of productivity ...

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Microsoft (Again) Admits Windows 8 App Quality Problem

Microsoft (Again) Admits Windows 8 App Quality Problem

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Or rather, the issue of approving fake and scam applications. The Windows 8 app quality problem will take care of itself in time, but apps that try to trick users into buying or ...

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Is Microsoft Developing A Chromecast Rival?

Is Microsoft Developing A Chromecast Rival?

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Now this is going to be interesting. A Chromecast rival? From Microsoft? Where do I sign up? I have long believed Redmond should develop its own fancy little dongle. And from ...

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Windows 8.1 App Watch: Plight Of The Zombie

Windows 8.1 App Watch: Plight Of The Zombie

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Here is your zombie game of the month. One of the more popular genres on the Windows Store has a new addition in the form of Plight of the Zombie. Singular. A straight up paid ...

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Windows XP Retirement Also Helped HP Grow Its Business

Windows XP Retirement Also Helped HP Grow Its Business

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Made peace already? The Windows XP retirement has helped many a company post better sales, and now we have another addition to this list in the form of HP. Yes, the same HP ...

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HP Still Pushing Windows 7 PCs Hard In Brand New Sale

HP Still Pushing Windows 7 PCs Hard In Brand New Sale

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It’s a company eat company world out there. Despite the emphasis on Windows 8 by Microsoft, HP is still directing its consumers towards Windows 7 PCs in new promotions. Then ...

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A New Version Of Windows Phone Could Be Announced Next Month

A New Version Of Windows Phone Could Be Announced Next Month

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Microsoft is moving ahead with a merger of its ARM based platforms, and it appears that a new version of Windows Phone could be here sooner rather than later. Chances are that ...

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Microsoft To Provide New Windows 9 Details On September 30

Microsoft To Provide New Windows 9 Details On September 30

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We have a date, folks. Microsoft is expected to provide new Windows 9 details on September 30 at a press event, and the beta preview of this upcoming OS could be out by then. ...

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Microsoft And Google Team Up For Plugins Free Video Chats In Browsers

Microsoft And Google Team Up For Plugins Free Video Chats In Browsers

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In a perfect world, this would have been the norm by now. Or from the start. Then again, better late than never. Microsoft and Google are working together on revolutionizing the ...

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August Windows Updates Can Result In A Horrible User Experience, Microsoft

August Windows Updates Can Result In A Horrible User Experience, Microsoft

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The recently released August Windows Updates are causing a fair amount of trouble for those affected, and although Microsoft has promised a fix, the company has not yet detailed ...

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HTC One M8 Now The Fastest Windows Phone In The World

HTC One M8 Now The Fastest Windows Phone In The World

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As expected. Although it does not come with revolutionary new hardware, the HTC One M8 has now become the fastest Windows Phone in the world. Overtaking the previous champion, ...

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Jolla Is The Third Mobile OS, Chairman Believes

Jolla Is The Third Mobile OS, Chairman Believes

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Launching a new mobile platform is pretty much the hardest job in technology these days. Just ask Microsoft. Or the chairman of the Finnish company Jolla for that matter. ...

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Windows Phone Battery Life Versus Android Is Around 10% Better

Windows Phone Battery Life Versus Android Is Around 10% Better

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While practical improvements in battery life of mobile devices have been rather sluggish, the Windows Phone battery life versus Android is a heated topic of discussion. ...

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Microsoft Rolls Out A Fix For Skype Notifications

Microsoft Rolls Out A Fix For Skype Notifications

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Skype is more popular than ever, but a few niggles remain in the communication platform. There are certain issues with Skype notifications, for example, that have been pointed out ...

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