I’m in the UK right now on a business trip and as a result didn’t get a chance to go to CES this year. From all the coverage I’ve had a chance to catch, seems like (just like last year) I didn’t really miss much. For those of you who haven’t been to CES as a journalist, it’s like this: Imagine going to the zoo on a...

Redmond may not be all that active in CES 2014, surely not as much as before, but the company was not all that far away from the thick of things as countless vendors revealed their new Windows 8.1 devices at the Las Vegas event. Microsoft, for obvious reasons, is pleased with this avalanche of new hardware. And the...

The times they are a-changin’. Mobile is currently where all the fun in technology is at, and the involved parties are just starting to heat things up to another level on the processors front. Next month could see a whole bunch of 64-bit smartphone processors being showcased at one of the most high-profile events of...

Boy, if you did not know any better, you would think it is the International Downplay Week. Ford’s Alan Mulally tried to talk down speculation that suggested he was leading the race to become Microsoft CEO, and now Redmond itself is toning down its CES 2014 plans. But what Alan Mulally said is somewhat understandable...

Though there may be some contrasting views on the effectiveness of such technology exhibitions, what with the rise of multimedia content on the Internet, CES still holds a special place. The 2014 edition of the Consumer Electronics Show is set for January in Las Vegas. Microsoft has traditionally had a very strong...