The journey that started in 2012 has now reached its first destination. Microsoft Surface has continued its growth trajectory, and the innovative line of hardware devices has grown in stature. Among buyers, that is. It now finds itself in good company — among the top 5 brands for PCs in the United States. This was...

Microsoft has sent invitations out for it another Surface event on October 2. The company will hold its next devices and services event in New York City at 4pm Eastern Time at Industria Studios. And what to expect at this gathering? A new Surface Pro and a new Surface Laptop are expected, with devices coming with new...

Some good news from the front! One of the most prominent Windows 10 deployments is the one that the US military undertook a few years back. And it’s been a success. Although the deadline for the upgrade is practically here, the overall migration will take a few more months to complete. The Pentagon went ahead with the...

Half a billion in damages for a botched Windows 10 upgrade? I’ve heard worse! It looks like forced upgrades to the latest version of its operating system are still causing problems for Microsoft. The company has been in the news occasionally for these aggressive Windows 10 upgrades that had users taking it to court...

A tried and tested way to get tried and tested results? Microsoft has gone after an IP address that it believes tried to activate pirated copy of Windows and Office. The lawsuit filed claims both copyright and trademark infringement. Redmond has explained in court documents that this particular IP address was used by...

Head for the hills! Patent tolls running amok! The nascent field of AR is about to become a target of the patent suits planned, and Microsoft HoloLens is one of the first names on the list. Fact is, patent holding companies were practically waiting for the perfect opportunity to wield their powers by claiming...

The Windows Phone platform has been at the center of controversy this week, when the NYPD made it official that it was ditching all 36,000 of them that were in use by police officers. And instead, moving to iPhone by the end of the year. Deputy Commissioner Jessica Tish was particularly bashed earlier this week for...

Ouch! It was a year and half back, almost to this day that the NYPD made it official that it was issuing some 36,000 new Windows phones to its officer in the field. This was part of its $160 million NYPD Mobility Initiative, in conjunction with Microsoft, which Mayor Bill de Blasio hailed as a step into the 21st...

Had to happen! You may recall that Wells Fargo, one of the largest US banks, was appropriately enthusiastic when it unveiled its new app for Windows 10 Mobile devices. It was actually in June 2016 that the company announced that it was ending support for the Windows Phone 8.1 platform, before quickly confirming plans...

It’s official, dudes. And dudettes. Microsoft, for some really suspicious reason, has decided to delay the launch of the new Xbox Wireless Adapter until next year. All the way to January 2018. There were voices claiming this fact, even as this new gadget was announced to debut this month. When the company announced...