Microsoft's 720 to herald new Xbox ecosystem

Microsoft's next-gen Xbox will reportedly act as a central hub to a number of devices, all of which are likely to carry an "X" branding, such as the 7-inch X-Surface gaming tablet.

Windows desktop apps and utilities ported to RT

Microsoft's Surface RT tablet may not be a bestseller like the iPad, but it is fairly popular amongst a number of Redmond-friendly devs and those who prefer a Windows tablet over an Android or iOS device.

Giada debuts ARM-powered desktop PCs

Giada is well known for manufacturing small-form factor desktop computers. However, up until now Giada's PC desktops have been primarily powered by x86 chips and designed to run Windows or Linux as the default operating system.

The dual GPUs of Origin's EON17-SLX gaming notebook

Origin has introduced a tricked-out Windows (7 or 8) gaming laptop known as the EON17-SLX.

Demand for tablets has never been higher

A strong competitive market - including surging Android tablet shipments and robust demand for Apple's iPad mini - has prompted analysts at IDC to revise their 2012 projection for the worldwide tablet market.

Swivel with HP's EliteBook Revolve

Expected to launch in 2013, HP is keeping mum on pricing for its Windows 8-powered EliteBook Revolve.

WinTel tablet paradigm stalls

A joint effort by Microsoft and Intel to challenge Apple's wildly popular iPad in the highly lucrative tablet market seems to have gotten off to a very slow start.

Video: Winulator runs classic Windows games on Android

A developer by the name of Dan Aloni has coded an emulator that allows users to play classic Windows games (95 or 98) on Android devices.

Windows head Steven Sinofsky makes sudden departure

Steven Sinofsky, president of Microsoft's Windows division and widely tipped as a future CEO, has left the company just three weeks after the launch of his division's flagship product, Windows 8.

Video: Tegatech DLI7200 dual-boots Windows and Android

This handheld device dual boots Windows and Android.

VIA ARTiGo goes quad-core



VIA has rolled out a revamped x86-powered ARTiGo that offers support for Windows and various flavors of Linux.

Google updates Chrome Remote Desktop

Google has updated its Chrome Remote Desktop (CRD) app with a number of new features and capabilities.

Medical equipment riddled with malware

Viruses and other malware are running rampant through medical technology, security experts have warned.

The iPhone 5 vs. Windows 8

Comparing the iPhone and Windows 8 may seem somewhat odd. Nevertheless, it aptly showcases the vastly different strategies employed by Microsoft and Apple when it comes to promoting a flagship product.

Brand-new PCs found preloaded with malware

Microsoft has discovered that cybercriminals within the hardware supply chain have been pre-installing malware on PCs in China so that they were infected before they were even taken out of the box.

Yes, Wintel (x86) dominance is waning



The dominance of the Intel-Microsoft cartel is slowly waning, with the two industry heavyweights forced to play catch-up with rivals in a brave new mobile era.



Nokia Lumia 920 specs get detailed



Microsoft and Nokia are slated to debut the latest Lumia 920 handset on September 5. 



25 years later, a new Microsoft logo

For a significant amount of its customer base, Microsoft is unveiling a new logo for the first time in their lifetime.

EA cautiously optimistic about Windows 8

Valve founder Gabe Newell, Minecraft creator Markus "Notch" Persson and Blizzard rep Rob Pardo are all quite apprehensive about Microsoft Windows 8.  



Microsoft admits Surface tablet debacle

PC vendors - including Hewlett Packard (HP) - are up in arms over Redmond's recent decision to enter the lucrative tablet market with its indigenously designed Surface devices.