criticism Archive

Microsoft Warning Users Against Chrome, Firefox

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

What Is This Surprising New Windows 10 App?

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

Former Employee Reveals Where Things Went Wrong For Microsoft

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.

More Surface Pro 4 Updates Arrive Without Release Notes

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

Microsoft Hits Back At Consumer Reports In Internal Memo

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

Microsoft Stands Behind Surface

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

Microsoft Sure Knows How To Anger Windows Phone Users

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

Huawei: Nobody Is Making Any Money With Windows Phone

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

Microsoft Is A Greedy Company, Korean Media Thinks

Along with China and Russia, Microsoft is facing no small amount of trouble in South Korea. The country has outlined plans to move away from Windows to open source software. The idea is to complete the switch

Microsoft Criticized For August Windows Update Problems

Brace for some serious criticism. Releasing patches and security updates is never an easy ordeal, not when your platform powers some 90% of the computers worldwide. Computers, not mobile devices — meaning there is an array of