Not always do you see Microsoft talk about future strategy in such detail, but the company was in a candid mood at the 2013 financial analyst meeting that took place on Thursday. Terry Myerson, the head of Microsoft’s Operating Systems division confirmed that offering a common experience across all Windows...

It stands to reason that cost is a defining factor for a lot of users. While many can (and will) drop hundreds of smackers to get their hands on a deluxe slate, others prefer to stay in the affordable side of the spectrum. It is this factor that has played a part in the success of cheaper and more affordable...

If there is one thing this new-look Microsoft is keen on, it’s innovation. While the software titan has always traditionally invested a fair amount on research and development, but the stakes are higher this time around. I say time around, because according to the newest murmurings, the technology titan is...

Contrary to what others would like you to believe, the Windows operating system depends as much on the hardware industry as the industry does on Microsoft’s platform. It may not have been the case a couple of decades back, but the enormous user base of PCs running various versions of Windows means both the...

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...

It was not very long ago that DRAM makers were in hot waters with increasing supplies that left prices freefalling. The reason was the slow sales of desktop and laptop computers. It was only after the memory makers put a cap on production did the decline stop late last year, and prices started to...

As technology companies go, Acer is one of the more temperamental ones around. Its executives have been very, shall we say, blunt about the fact that Microsoft was entering the hardware business. Ever since Redmond announced its PC hardware ambitions, the bigwigs at Acer have publicly criticized the move, on...