Rumor: Kinect coming to a PC near you

A Korean developer is claiming that Microsoft will officially support its popular Kinect platform on Windows-based PCs.

Microsoft sets one-day patch record

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.

Chrome OS: Why Google won't beat Microsoft Windows

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.



This Steampunk computer is pure Victorian eye candy

The Timekeeper is a hand-made, Steampunk-themed PC that ships with either Windows 7 Home Premium or Linux Ubuntu.

Can Acer take on the iPad with its Android and Windows tablets?

Acer is gearing up to take on Apple's wildly successful iPad with a slew of Android and Windows powered tablets.

Viewsonic debuts Android-powered tablet lineup

Viewsonic has jumped into the fast-moving tablet market with two Android-powered devices: the ViewPad 7 and ViewPad 10.

Asus wants to be an iPad killer

Asus is preparing to challenge Apple’s popular iPad with a slew of Windows and Android tablets.

Adobe confirms Flash security breach

Adobe has confirmed that a critical vulnerability exists in Flash Player 10.1.85.3 (and earlier versions) for Windows, OS X, Linux and Solaris.

Is Microsoft a brand you can trust?

Steve "Balmy" Ballmer fervently believes that Microsoft is a special kind of brand that "means something" to people. Apple? Meh, not so much.

Will Microsoft launch Windows Phone 7 on October 11?

Microsoft is reportedly prepping its long-awaited Windows Phone 7 platform for a gala launch on October 11, 2010.

Angry Facebook dev bashes Android

Facebook developer Joe Hewitt wants you to know that he hates absolutely everything about Android. Why, you ask?

Report: Apple iPad to dominate tablet market for years

Apple's popular iPad is expected to dominate the tablet market until at least 2012.

Introducing...The ViewPad?

You've heard of Apple's "magical" iPad and RIM's fabled corporate BlackPad. Now get ready for the latest tablet contender: the ViewPad.

Will Atom-powered smartphones offer a multi-boot option?

Imagine if you could boot multiple operating systems on an Atom-powered smartphone without spending hours hacking, modding or rooting.

Windows Phone 7 outgaming the competition

Microsoft is leveraging its Xbox LIVE gaming universe to set its mobile strategy apart from the competition. It just might work.

How to make your Windows PC look and feel like a Mac

Even the most die-hard Microsoft fanboi will admit - in a moment of weakness, of course - that Apple's OS X has a sweet UI. 

So, if you want your Windows system to look and feel like a Mac but don't want to shell out the big bucks, you may want to check out the Snow Transformation Pack for Vista/7.

Asus readies sleek Android tablet for March debut

Asustek is prepping a sleek, Android-powered tablet that is expected to cost less than $400.

Tinted windows generate power

Norwegian firm Ensol and the University of Leicester have developed a spray-on coating for windows that acts as a solar cell.

Microsoft tries to get serious about mobile gaming

The folks at Redmond want you to know that they are serious about mobile gaming. No, don't snicker - it's true and besides, we can hear you.

Microsoft rolls out gigantic security update

Microsoft's regularly scheduled security update is getting a bit more than its typical once-over this morning, as it patches 34 different problems, tying the record for the most vulnerabilities ever tackled in one of the company's standard updates.