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 recently refreshed its hardware lineup, which itself has broken into the top 5. However, all that is not enough to convince...

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 not have this approach from the get go is the question of the century, but here we are. Anyway, some small trickles of...

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 of this new launch is the new Surface Studio, a second-generation unit two years in the making. It comes...

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 answering calls with a single voice command, but owners of these smart devices can also...

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 a number of other versions of the operating system, including Windows 8 and some versions of Windows...

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 a team that has long been the backbone of the success Redmond has achieved, and a reorg here will significantly...

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 is not in the best shape as it can be. Even as the company continues to improve...

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 set for January 14, 2020. And while Redmond is keen on moving the user base to a newer version of the...

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 strong collaboration between the two software and hardware giants, a change can be seen on the horizon. A...

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 of delta updates earlier this month, it is now aiming for an updated design that creates a compact update package for...