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...

It’s official. After a sustained barrage of rumors these past two months, Microsoft has officially unveiled Surface Go, the newest member of the Surface family. And it’s a budget tablet alright. This is the smallest, most affordable model in the Surface line. And as we learned in previous reports, it packs in some...

If you’re still feeling blue after hearing reports that Microsoft has delayed, or even canceled, the Surface Andromeda mobile device, there’s some good news on the horizon. And unlike that mythic machine, this one is actually coming. Word is that a new Microsoft Surface tablet has appeared at the FCC for approval,...

Taking the fight to Apple, are we? There is a new report doing the round claiming that Microsoft is working to launch a cheaper Surface tablet later this year. Something with a price tag of around $400. The idea, it is said, is to make a bid for the huge education market. Which as you may be aware Apple is targeting...

Though Chrome OS still tops the list, when it comes to US schools. Both Microsoft and Apple have, traditionally, had a very strong focus on the education market. But their hold has been softened by Google, what with the advent of Chromebooks. These affordable devices have carved quite a niche for themselves in markets...

Although the software titan officially ended support for Windows 10 version 1511 last month, it had a change of heart and has announced that it is extending support for the OS for another six months. Until April. The new Windows as a service model that Microsoft is now pursuing has each version of the operating system...

In a slightly surprising, slightly understandable move, Microsoft has made the decision to target the new Windows 10 S powered devices at business users. Organizations that seek simplicity. The software titan had announced this new platform in May this year. Squarely aiming it at the education market. With the promise...

Not everyone is in on this, but mixed reality is going to be pretty big in the coming years. With all the companies involved in the concept, this future technology has every chance to be revolutionary. And more importantly, practical. But no matter which side of the fence you are on with regards to just how important...

The education realm, that is. Windows 10 S may be a bit of a curious piece of software, but ultimately, the focus will not be on the operating system itself, but the hardware that it powers. Hardware, designed for schools, in particular. Microsoft has been losing the grip on the education market these past couple of...

Odd name for a very well designed application. Fit Brains Trainer is the work of the people behind Rosetta Stone Canada, and this educational app is a welcome addition to the Windows Store. This free brain training app offers a mix of games and performance training tools. As noted below, more than 360 games and...