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Canalys CEO Still Thinks Microsoft Will Kill Off Surface

And that too, in 2019. The Surface line of hardware has been growing from strength to strength, but there is no shortage of people who believe that the brand is on its death bed. Even as Redmond

Microsoft Plans For Windows Core OS Apps Leak Out

We finally have the first details on the apps strategy that Microsoft has in store for Windows Core OS, which is basically a way to make Windows 10 more modern and modular in nature. Why we did

Microsoft Working On A Modular Surface PC

Microsoft finally revealed the new Surface family this week, and in doing so also provided a few hints at what the future holds for its hardware lineup. And the future is modular. Probably. One of the highlights

Alexa Gets Skype

Who’d have thought Microsoft and Amazon would become two new best friends. But that is just what has happened, as both companies have collaborated to officially bring Skype to Alexa devices. This integration allows for not just

Adobe Creative Cloud Drops Windows 7 Support

One of the most popular software developers around has confirmed that it is dropping Windows 7 support for its Adobe Creative Cloud line of design applications. In fact, the suite of apps will actually drop support for

Microsoft May Reorganize Windows Team Soon

That is, after the release of the Redstone 5 update. There are some whispers that the software titan is gearing up for a reorganization of the Windows team, to better align it with future strategy. This is

Microsoft Warning Users Against Chrome, Firefox

Be warned. Microsoft sure likes to court controversy when it can, as this latest episode shows. The company has been caught dissuading users from installing rival browsers. Like Chrome and Firefox, and more. Now, admittedly, Microsoft Edge

Windows 7 To Get Paid Updates Beyond 2020

Smart. Microsoft has found a way to generate some nice side revenue from Windows 7, which is currently the world’s most popular desktop operating system. But one that is getting ready for sunset, with end of life

Intel Blocked ARM Chips On The Surface Go

Convinced, or pressurized, what have you. The Microsoft and Intel alliance is no big secret, and has been the driving force for the industry for decades now. Wintel, as it used to be called. However, despite this

Windows 10 Updates Will Soon Be Easier And Faster

Sign me up, Scotty! Microsoft has been working to streamline Windows 10 updates these past few months, and the results of these efforts are now out in the open. Not only did the company marked the end