As Microsoft promised on Patch Tuesday, a new fix for Surface Pro 3 tablets has been rolled out, aiming to fix the limited WiFi connectivity issue that is affecting many units. Surface Pro 3 owners can grab the new patch, which is available via Windows Update right now. Labelled as “System Firmware Update – 7/16/2014”...

The long arms of the law? The European Commission is once again breathing on Google’s tail, and this time the antitrust body is investigating the company’s Android contracts. Yeah, the ones it has with phone makers. Unnamed industry sources are quoted in this report, which claims that the inquiry that was being...

A gratifying moment for Microsoft, surely. The company has delivered on its promise of offering an amazing 1 TB of storage for each Office 365 Home and Personal customer. At no additional cost, of course. And the amazing thing is that this is not all — an Office 365 Personal subscriber gets a terabyte (1,000 gigabytes...

Good news for Microsoft? Well, more competition never hurt anybody. Majorly, at least. At the Google I/O conference last month, the company announced its new Android One initiative. Which is, essentially a way to bring high quality, yet low cost, handsets in emerging markets. And this is special because Google seems...

One of Microsoft’s leading hardware partners, Lenovo, has announced that it will be ending sales of its small tablet lineup in the United States, the reason being lack of demand for such models. Instead, the company will redirect its inventory of smaller slates to markets that have a much stronger demand for these...

The more news that is coming up about this latest reorganization at Microsoft, the more it is becoming clear that these changes are as much about streamlining, as they are about consolidation. Redmond is not just cutting jobs, it is also reforming development and marketing of products, and at the same time changing...

Starting today, Microsoft is taking in the ‘Right to Be Forgotten’ requests from Europe, and users that want their names removed from search results in Bing can do so with the help of an online form. The new form requires users to provide details like identity, residence and contact information, along with role in...

For once, the rumors were untrue. I kid, I kid. So this is how it went. Reports started flying off a few days back that Windows XP was about to lose the support of an important element. Java. Oracle was said to be pulling Java support for Windows XP, providing yet another reason to abandon the retired operating system...

The feature has been available on standard desktop programs since April, but Microsoft have just rolled out free group video calling for the modern Skype app on Windows 8.1. An updated version of the Metro client is now available on the Windows Store, allowing users to chat with multiple people at the same time on all...

The prestigious Worldwide Partner Conference 2014 kicked off yesterday in Washington, and in case you have been wondering, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella did not take part in the event. Instead he attended Fortune’s Brainstorm Tech Conference to highlight the efforts Microsoft is making in key areas, including research....