Streamlining is the name of the game these days, and it appears this is fast becoming an important strategy over at Redmond. The One Microsoft philosophy could not have come sooner. When Windows 8 launched it missed a few essential apps, while at the same time it included a few (arguably) dispensable ones. The company...

Windows, by all accounts, is Microsoft’s flagship product. And considering just how complex and sophisticated the operating system is, one would imagine development on it continues pretty much round the clock, or something like that. And it appears that work on Windows never stops at the company. In a recent AMA...

Never a dull day in the Redmond Empire! It was a forgone conclusion in some circles that the smaller Surface tablet was a done deal, and would be unveiled alongside the second generation Surface slates. Dubbed by many as the Surface Mini, this 7 or 8 inch slate was said to be in development at Microsoft, as the...

Windows 8.1 is not your regular operating system, far from it. While earlier versions of Windows, box packed and all, stayed put in terms of features after hitting the RTM status, this is not the case for the upcoming release. Instead, even though Windows 8.1 will go live on October 18, Microsoft is still working on...