If you have an Xbox 360 that was made before the year 2010, be careful before you go out to buy a Kinect and a whole bunch of games. You know what you'll get for those hundreds of dollars? A big headache.
Microsoft is struggling to claw a place for itself in the competitive smartphone market which is currently dominated by Apple (iOS) and Google (Android). But will Redmond have an easier time breaking into the lucrative tablet world?
Microsoft has denied that it will be issuing a Kinect firmware update capable of "quadrupling" the platform's accuracy.
It looks like President Barack Obama might be a MacHead, because when given the opportunity to call out someone as the best example of a man who has achieved the American dream he picked out Steve Jobs over everyone else.
A Korean developer is claiming that Microsoft will officially support its popular Kinect platform on Windows-based PCs.
It seems as if Microsoft only managed to offload a total of 1.5 million Windows Phone 7 devices during the new platform's first six weeks on the market.
Even though Kinect has been hyped as one of the most sophisticated motion tracking devices in the history of video games, Microsoft is reportedly already looking into ways to make it even better.
For almost 30 years, Nokia has been a leader in the mobile phone market and has exclusively used its own internally developed software to power them. But now, that's changing.
Facing extremely sluggish sales and a not-too-certain future, Microsoft is offering big enticements to get people to join the dark, er, Windows Phone 7, side.
Just two short days ago, ThriXXX announced that it would be the first company to offer a sex simulation game for the controller-free Xbox 360 Kinect platform.
Is the wild success of ARM-based tablets such as Apple's iPad slowly killing the traditional Wintel model?
You've gotta hand it to Microsoft. After being literally suffocated by Google in the search market, it has managed to bounce back in a big way with Bing. And it's because of things like this latest batch of updates Microsoft just revealed.
Year after year after year, Microsoft has consistently kept its software up-to-date and as safe as possible by releasing security fixes to users at the same time every month. But none of these updates has ever been as big as the one that was pushed out to Windows customers yesterday.
Microsoft may be preparing to demo a Windows 8-powered tablet next month along with other mobile devices at CES 2011 in Las Vegas.
Notice the key word in the title is won’t - not can’t. Sure, any vendor can be beaten but you have to first be willing to do what it takes to win.
Internet Explorer 9 is to include a new anti-tracking feature to help users foil the efforts of behavioral advertisers.
There’s been much speculation about next-gen tablets powered by Microsoft Windows 7.
However, recent rumors point towards a Redmond-branded tablet featuring a specialized UI running on top of a standard Windows 7 kernel.
With Sony and Nintendo dominating the console market, it seemed like only a pipe dream when Microsoft made a grand entrance with its very own Xbox.
We all know that Microsoft couldn't be bothered to support a copy-and-paste function for Windows Phone 7 devices upon launch.
Microsoft is likely to top the list of the most improved companies for 2011. Indeed, 2009 ended a decade of disappointing personal technology products from Redmond - particularly Windows Vista - which left many of us wondering if MS could do anything right.