The Redmond based technology titan has announced a new Internet safety program aimed to help parents in the United Kingdom protect their children when browsing the web. The UK government, as you might recall, asked for help from Microsoft in this regard. This campaign involves training sessions in a number of...

If it survives the next few years, Microsoft’s Surface RT will have quite a story to tell. The slate was Redmond’s first real foray into the hardware domain. Seemingly, the technology titan learned more from the tablet than it managed to sell the devices. Things like hardware bugs, software issues, retail channels,...

To say that Redmond’s online store is a major part of its retail strategy would be an understatement. The technology titan has used its online store to showcase not just its own solutions, but the most popular Windows 8 products as well. Keeping in mind just how important a role the online Microsoft Store is set to...

There seems to be some progress with the availability of the Microsoft Surface Pro online. The website has been updated and as you can see in the image above, the 128GB Surface Pro is now available for order with one important caveat – it will be about 2 calendar weeks before it will ship. You can head to the site to...

Will the Surface Rollout Succeed? The last week has not been kind to Microsoft. Steve Ballmer’s description of “modest” sales of the Surface and the no-show of the Surface Pro has me wondering if the Surface line of business is being bungled. Add to that the firing of Windows Evangelist, Steve Sinofsky and rumors of a...

Microsoft new competitor to the iPad, the Microsoft Surface, today went on sale at all Microsoft retail, holiday and online stores in the United States and Canada. Running Windows 8 RT, the Surface is intended to showcase the new Windows 8 operating system. Choosing to produce the Surface was a strategic decision for...

The Windows Store site for Chinese residents debuted today. The store only stocks Microsoft Office and the Microsoft Surface tablet but is a good start for a Chinese web sales presence. The prices on there are as follows: 32 GB Surface version without the Touch Cover – RMB 3688. 32 GB Surface version with the Touch...

Microsoft recently announced a new feature coming to Windows 8 on the Windows 8 Development Blog. This one is called Microsoft Family Safety. The new security features will allow parents to restrict their kids activity on Windows 8. Some examples: SafeSearch: When web filtering is active, SafeSearch is locked into...