Good news! For the first time in six years, things are looking up! PC shipments have been declining since 2011, but the 2017 holidays season brought good news for the longsuffering market. Signaling perhaps the winds of change for the PC hardware industry. This report from IDC, the market tracker, reveals that...

Microsoft has put forth a massive reorganization process that it believes will get it closer to the devices and services concept that has been embraced by CEO Steve Ballmer. Needless to say, analysts are applauding this new strategy, and what it promises to bring. The ultimate goal is to ensure that all its divisions...

And Windows 8 is at the forefront of this reinvention, says the Redmond executive. The continuous faltering of the PC market has led some analysts to claim that the end of the desktop computer is near. Plus with smartphones and tablets turning the technology industry upside down, and continuously gaining new users,...

While consumer platforms remain the primary focus of Microsoft, businesses and enterprises are not far from the picture either. Linux and its variants may have found raging success in a lot of industry sectors, but Microsoft continues its quest to offer a streamlined selection of Windows OSes. It was not very long ago...

Joachim Kempin has really been in the news lately, which is not all that surprising considering the guy just launched his new book (titled Resolve and Fortitude) where the Redmond veteran spilled the beans on Microsoft’s history. The former vice president of Windows Sales division actually left the company way back in...

I’ve had a chance to sit back and think about some of the key factors that will determine the relative success of Windows 8 Tablets when they are released over the next couple of years. I say relative because this is Microsoft and they will sell units either way – the question is just how many. I put out feelers to my...