Well, not exactly caught, per se. But the company did stir up a little controversy in a cup, when folks found ads in the Windows 10 Mail app, which were targeting select users. Users that are have not subscribed to Office 365. And just when it looked like when Microsoft was ready to embark onto a new adventure full of...

Brace for more changes, everybody! Looks like Microsoft has another modification lined up for the upcoming Windows 10 19H1. The classic Volume Mixer seems like a goner in this version. Instead, this legacy option will be transferred to the modern interface that is part of the Settings app. And well, the userbase is...

Be warned. Microsoft sure likes to court controversy when it can, as this latest episode shows. The company has been caught dissuading users from installing rival browsers. Like Chrome and Firefox, and more. Now, admittedly, Microsoft Edge is not in the best shape as it can be. Even as the company continues to improve...

Microsoft can pull a fast one, as well as anyone. But every now and then, the company pulls of a surprising surprise, something which leaves everyone confused. Case in point, a new Windows 10 app that has shown up all of a sudden on some PCs. Technically, it’s not even an application, it’s a shortcut to one. But a...

Microsoft seems to be in the process of a pivot, shifting focus away from its platforms to general productivity, at least on the mobile side of things. And there is no shortage of opinions on this change. One such insight has come from Tim Sneath, a former Microsoft employee who spent no less than 17 years at the...

Releases notes, that is to say. The software titan continues with its policy of releasing updates for its products, like the Surface Pro 4 in this case, without any accompanying documentation. To the frustration of many. As a matter of pure fact, it was only last month that the company pushed an update for the tablet,...

You go, Panos Panay! Microsoft suffered a fairy big setback last week after a survey from Consumer Reports showed that its Surface devices were less reliable than most other brands. The company was quick to respond to this criticism. And now, the VP of devices at Redmond, Panos Panay, has shared some hard data that...

The technology giant has put its weight behind the its PC lineup, saying it clear and loud that they stand behind Surface. This, after the nest was shaken real hard yesterday. Basically, Consumer Reports announced that it was removing its recommended status for all Microsoft Surface devices — a decision that was based...

In a world of peaches, don’t ask for apple sauce! Microsoft has come under fire from angry Windows Phone users, who are once again disappointed with the lack of focus from the company on its own mobile OS. The story goes that the software titan recently rolled out a new feature for Windows 10 users, that basically...

Well, here we are with some smack talk for the Windows Phone platform. Been a while, actually. This time Huawei is taking a dig at Microsoft’s mobile OS, with some very choice words. Very choice words, and more than a little generalization. Sure, there may be some truth to this, but the fact remains that many of these...