Boy oh boy, Microsoft sure had quite an October! The company had a rather colorful launch of the Windows 10 October 2018 Update, with the release plagued by several issues before being paused. Everything from data loss to problems related to the default ZIP tool that causes hiccups when copying from an archive to a...

That’s a resounding success, if ever there was one! Some three years since launch, more than 50% of businesses have made the move to Windows 10, the latest version of Microsoft’s OS. This, despite the fact that many are still clinging to Windows 7. Which still is the most popular desktop operating system in the...

We have a new contender! After notable success on the Xbox platform, Microsoft has now revealed plans to bring its Game Pass subscription service to PC. This is a service similar to Netflix, where gamers pay $9.99 per month to get access to a library of games. Some 200 new and old titles, including many big Microsoft...

And that too, in 2019. The Surface line of hardware has been growing from strength to strength, but there is no shortage of people who believe that the brand is on its death bed. Even as Redmond recently refreshed its hardware lineup, which itself has broken into the top 5. However, all that is not enough to convince...

We finally have the first details on the apps strategy that Microsoft has in store for Windows Core OS, which is basically a way to make Windows 10 more modern and modular in nature. Why we did not have this approach from the get go is the question of the century, but here we are. Anyway, some small trickles of...

That is, after the release of the Redstone 5 update. There are some whispers that the software titan is gearing up for a reorganization of the Windows team, to better align it with future strategy. This is a team that has long been the backbone of the success Redmond has achieved, and a reorg here will significantly...

Smart. Microsoft has found a way to generate some nice side revenue from Windows 7, which is currently the world’s most popular desktop operating system. But one that is getting ready for sunset, with end of life set for January 14, 2020. And while Redmond is keen on moving the user base to a newer version of the...

The education sector has always been a mainstay for Microsoft, but over the years devices like the iPad and Chromebooks have wrestled away market share from Windows. But luckily, things are now back on track. FutureSource Consulting is here with a fresh new report on the state of this side of the market, revealing...

Looks like Chromebook users are in for a treat. Buzz among the bees is that Google is working on allowing users to dual boot Windows 10 with Chrome OS on its machines. This report provides mode details on this project, codenamed Campfire. Nice name. Rumors on this are not new, and have been doing the rounds for months...

For a while. Microsoft pulled a fast one last month when it announced that the old version of Skype, also known as the classic version, will stop working on September 1. The company than started herding users to Skype version 8, which is interesting because this variant of the application had been in beta for...