While Microsoft seemingly has increased its focus on international markets when it comes to its retail outlets, the technology titan continues its aggressive policy of opening new Microsoft Stores across various locations in the United States. The company has confirmed that its next storefront will open its door for...

It is no secret that Microsoft wants to see a notable increase in touchscreen capable devices that can be powered by its Windows 8 platform. But the technology titan may have to settle for tablets, as things are moving at a rather slow pace on the notebook front. One would expect pretty much all notebooks to have...

Ah, the winds of change. Computer displays have been stuck in third gear for far too long, and worse yet, displays on notebooks took even took things a gear down, leaving technology enthusiasts in sheer bewilderment. Forget simple laptops and notebooks, even some ultrabooks released last year came with the utterly...

Intel has recently made its anticipated Haswell lineup of processors official, with units now shipping across the globe. However, a pesky little USB hardware bug has delayed the refresh of its desktop motherboard refresh. But that is the desktop story — the mobile story is almost as interesting. Ultrabooks powered by...

An overwhelming portion of the success of the Windows Phone platform can be attributed to two companies, Microsoft and Nokia. While there are other hardware vendors in the mix, not to mention app developers, but it has been all Nokia when it comes to devices. Handset makers like HTC, Samsung and Huawei have not...

The rumor mill has been churning out bits and pieces of information about a new Nokia Lumia device this past week or so, and today the Finnish telecommunication giant made official a new smartphone in its Lumia lineup. Although aimed at the entry-level market, the Nokia Lumia 625 packs a large 4.7 inch touchscreen...

Microsoft’s community support forums make up an important part of the company’s products and services, with an increasingly large number of users turning to the forums for help and updates on any problems they encounter. And just in time for the release of several important products like Windows 8.1, Windows RT 8.1,...

It goes without saying that Internet Explorer, in particularly IE 11, represents a cornerstone of Microsoft. The company’s flagship browser, along with its operating systems, forms the very basis of the company’s strategy for the future. Redmond has quite so often promoted Internet Explorer as the best say to browse...

While other hardware vendors had been waiting for the release of Windows 8.1, with its support for smaller form factor devices, Acer was rather quick to jump in with a smaller Windows 8 tablet. The recently released Acer Iconia W3 hit the store shelves as the first Windows powered tablet to sport an 8.1 inch screen....

Microsoft will soon stop releasing security updates and patches for Windows XP, and though the news of the retirement may seem like dire news for those that still depend on the old OS, analysts believe that there is a pretty neat upside to it as well. In other words, some companies should be excited as we near the end...