Microsoft pulls the plug on Kin after just a few weeks

In what may be one of the biggest blunders in mobile phone history, Microsoft has decided to immediately halt production on its line of Kin phones after it showed extremely disappointing sales.

Windows 8: Microsoft losing the upgrade thread

The typical two year PC upgrade cycle and Microsoft's software roadmap is not going to hold in a Web-centric app-happy world. Does Redmond get it?

Windows 8 details leaked on the internet

Documents appearing to be plans for Windows 8 have been popping up all over the internet overnight.

Google Apps pries young minds away from Microsoft

New training programs for education are laying the foundation for Google's advance into schools.

Microsoft: New Xbox 360 technologically superior to PS3

Even though it took Microsoft nearly 5 years to incorporate wireless technology into the Xbox 360, a feature that PS3 had from day one, Microsoft now claims its console is technologically superior.

Kinect takes Chevy's Volt for a virtual spin

Want to take Chevy's Volt for a virtual spin? Well, now you can - with Microsoft's Kinect for the Xbox 360. 

The iPhone Manifesto: A guide to 21st Century fanaticism

A specter is haunting the world — the specter of Apple. All the powers of the industry have entered into an unholy alliance to exorcise this specter:  Google and Microsoft, Palm and HP, Blackberry radicals and corporate police-spies.

Play Bejeweled, watch TV, and listen to U2 from Bing.com

Microsoft's search site is no longer just a "decision engine." It's growing up and now it can play music, movies, and games without ever sending users to an external Web site.

US public still trusts Google

People trust Apple more than Facebook, and Google more than Twitter, according to a poll from Zogby Interactive.

Will Microsoft's Kinect appeal to core gamers?

The Kinect is likely to be a big hit with casual gamers, but will it appeal to Microsoft's core Xbox 360 audience?

Xbox 360 Slim torn down, analyzed and modded

Microsoft has redesigned its latest Xbox 360 motherboard by reportedly combining the CPU, GPU and eDRAM onto a single chip.

Microsoft rolls out yet another mobile OS

Microsoft has introduced yet another mobile operating system targeted at businesses and enterprise users.

Is Apple OS X more secure than Microsoft Windows?

Are Macs inherently more secure than PCs? Well, not according to cybersecurity analyst Hemanshu Nigam - who claims that OS X suffers from just "as many vulnerabilities" as Windows. 

Hackers target XP zero-day vulnerability

Malicious hackers are reportedly exploiting a Windows XP zero-day vulnerability recently disclosed by Google engineer Tavis Ormand.

Microsoft Wins E3 but is Apple Making E3 Irrelevant?


This is E3 week which is interesting because most of the folks I’m watching on Twitter during the event seem to be more interested in the inability to pre-order the new 4th generation iPhone.

Microsoft offers cash for Windows Phone 7 game ports

Microsoft is reportedly contacting iPhone developers and offering them cash to port their games to the new Windows Phone 7 platform.

Kinect just doesn't connect

It's been a year of hype, a year of hope, and a year of Xbox fanboy imagination run rampant, but now that Microsoft's motion-controlled camera is actually heading to the real world, the result is quite underwhelming.

Microsoft debuts $300 Xbox 360 Slim

Microsoft has debuted a slimmed down version of its popular Xbox 360 console at E3 2010 in Los Angeles. 

The $300 system features integrated Wi-Fi, a 250 GB hard drive, wireless controller, headset, HDMI input, USB flash drive storage capabilities and a one-year warranty.

Project Natal becomes Kinect at E3 media circus

Microsoft has officially launched its controller-free motion sensing device. Previously known as Project Natal, it now has a proper name: Kinect.

Microsoft says no to mobile porn

Were you looking forward to purchasing an adult entertainment app for your brand, spanking new Windows 7 phone? 

Well, too bad, because Microsoft has declared its Windows Phone 7 marketplace a "porn-free" zone.