Redmond continues its search for a new CEO and contrary to some reports on the matter, the software titan wants to take its sweet time in naming one. We can now expect a new name early next year, instead of later this week. But while several potential candidates are said to be in the running for the vacant seat,...

There are more than one reasons why the April 2014 date for Microsoft’s BUILD developer conference makes all sorts of sense, and now you can add another one to the list. A notification center and virtual assistance have been rumored since around the middle of this year, and now another source claims that both these...

In a perfect world we would have had seen the launch of the Modern UI version of Firefox by now. But even though Mozilla is the only other major browser company actively developing for the Metro environment, the development process itself has seen some delays. Nevertheless, the company has officially confirmed earlier...

Good old Steve is heading for a Microsoft exit soon. The outgoing CEO will leave the company in the coming months, as soon as a successor is found. And the man who has spent the last 13 years leading the technology titan has plenty to share on his tenure. Steve Ballmer not only has more time to talk about his time at...

When it comes to end consumer focused technologies from Microsoft, Photosynth ranks high among the list of products and services. And the company continues its quest to improve it with every new feature update. Redmond has just announced a major new update for Photosynth that adds some amazing new options, including...

If you thought the successful Surface deal that Microsoft and friends put up for Black Friday was something special, then just wait till you get a sniff of this. The original Surface RT recently retailed for $199, and as expected, the tablet moved big numbers. And now it turns out that Microsoft may be preparing some...

This has not been the first request of this type, and it probably will not be the last. Microsoft is months away from retiring Windows XP, but it is clear as daylight that not everyone is ready to move to a newer operating system. At least, not move to a newer operating system before April 8, 2014, the end of support...

Steve Ballmer may have said a few months back that Microsoft had actually ordered more Surface RT units than it could sell, but boy, the folks who purchased the tablet on discounted prices this past week are not complaining. Not one bit. Redmond and partners launched a whole bunch of special deals on Black Friday, but...

The start of another new month brings another flurry of statistics. The browser numbers paint the usual story, as Internet Explorer, Microsoft’s flagship web browser continues leading the charts. Numbers provided by third party market researcher Net Applications reveal that while Firefox and Chrome are still trailing...

They say children set the tone for the future, and they are right. If something catches up amongst young ones these days, it has a sure enough shot at going big in the near future. And when it comes to the near future, tablets are the undisputed king. The results of this new survey will surely not surprise you one but...