While consumer platforms remain the primary focus of Microsoft, businesses and enterprises are not far from the picture either. Linux and its variants may have found raging success in a lot of industry sectors, but Microsoft continues its quest to offer a streamlined selection of Windows OSes. It was not very...

The BYOD movement continues to gain traction, especially when it comes to using your work phone as your business phone. There are many great options out there for smartphones in the enterprise world, but Windows Phone devices tend to get overlooked in this space. I have said time and time again that Windows...

While Windows 8 works great with even some of the most basic hardware, for special business needs like medical equipment, retail kiosks and other unique devices, it might be a bit too ‘heavy’. So what do you do in a situation like that? There are quite a few lightweight operating systems designed from embedded...

Microsoft Windows Phone 8 platform has been around for just a few months, yet in the span of less than half a year it has managed to impress both users and critics alike. Most people that have used the mobile OS have expressed a high level of satisfaction, the latest version of Windows Phone offers. But this...

It wasn’t terribly long ago that Stephen Elop stated that the idea of Microsoft making a Surface phone wasn’t a bad one and could even “be a stimulant to the ecosystem”. Interestingly enough, a recent report indicates they might not exactly feel the same way anymore. For those that don’t know, Nokia is required...

While Redmond is yet to confirm even a single rumor regarding its upcoming Project Blue company-wide initiative, industry experts have been scrambling to piece together what is next for Windows 8 as an OS. The newest version of Windows 8 hit stores just a few months back in October 2012, but Microsoft...

So, is Windows RT going nowhere? Samsung may seem to think so. Samsung has confirmed that it no longer plans to offer its Windows RT tablet, the ATIV Tab, in Germany and some “other European countries.” Apparently, they surveyed retailers and found there was little demand for Samsung Windows RT...

With the amount of rumors that have been floating around about the mysterious Windows Blue, who among you is willing to bet that Microsoft will soon confirm the project. Only a matter of time, I say. The past few weeks have been filled to the brim (almost to the brim) about various details regarding the...

It goes without saying that the ARM version of Windows 8 is a few leagues behind its x86 counterpart, but the CEO of the ARM believes that the Windows RT platform will only get better with time. Warren East, the chief executive of ARM, talking to PCWorld admitted that the consumer demand for Windows RT...

Windows Store continues to dramatically increase its number of apps. Many of these apps are games, productivity, organization and gaming programs. Every once in a while though, Windows Store will bring us something truly unique, and that’s exactly where TalkingTILES comes in. I’ll start by saying that this is a...