Little trouble in big China? Microsoft and China have had a troubled relationship these past few months, and both entities are at odds over the Windows operating system. Things escalated quickly in recent weeks when the use of Windows 8 was banned on government computers in the country, and the newest...

It had to happen. In a perfect sort of a world, we would still be discussing Windows 8. And while Windows 8.1 is just a minor version increase of Microsoft’s modern OS, it is now fast becoming the exclusive focus. Which is another way of saying that Windows 8 is slowly getting left behind. AMD actually become...

As the saying goes, if you are about to do a cloudy deal, better do it swiftly. China recently took everyone by surprise when it was announced that installation of Windows 8 was to be banned on government PCs. Controversy or not, the official government stance here is that this move is because of an energy...

I’ve got great news, I’ve got good news and I’ve got not so good news. The great news is that Windows 8.1 market share is steadily on the up. The good news is that the Windows 8 slice of the pie is gradually decreasing. The not so good news is that why are people still holding up from upgrading? What, for the...

Surprising as it may sound, but when it comes to software, and well computing in general, code security is the biggest factor of developers and companies. After all, source code is everything. And while large enterprises have elaborate measures and checks in place for this, incidents do happen. Microsoft is...

Windows 9 may be coming within the next year, Windows 8 has seen an expansion pack, which itself is set to receive a refresh in just over a month, but Microsoft’s modern platform still has its detractors. Sure the criticism is not as intense as was in the first few months of release, but some people are still...

With newer platforms comes great responsibilities. Or something like that. Microsoft is currently juggling a whole bunch of different operating systems, and as this new report reveals, the company is doing a pretty good job of maintaining law and order. The various version of Windows and Internet Explorer are...

The path to hell, I am sure, is always paved with good intentions. Microsoft’s latest effort is now referred to as “the new Vista”, at least among company employees internally as recently reported by Paul Thurrott. Externally, however, the new operating system is a topic of great interest across the...

Gaming has always been a forte of the Windows platform, there was (and really is) no other operating system that does it better. Mobile gaming on the other hand, like many things mobile, is a totally different ball game. The Windows Store is slowly catching up in this department, with unique new game and...