Although Windows RT is starting to look like a massive flop, Dell doesn’t appear to be ready to jump ship just yet. The company is still working on future generations of Windows RT gear, namely its XPS 10 tablet.
Opinion It was Jerry Sanders III who first coined the phrase that, together with Intel and Microsoft, AMD and the other two were the “Holy Trinity”.
As wearable electronics are set to emerge as a new trend - with recent reports that Apple and Samsung are working on their own watches - it seems Microsoft may be about to have another pop at an interactive wristwatch.
Opinion There is no other way of saying it, PC makers are in a world of trouble. The slump is getting worse and many punters now believe that we might see two subsequent quarters of double digit decline. The trouble is, they can’t do much about it, at least not in the short term.
Software giant Microsoft has kicked off a nasty marketing war directly against Google and ended any pretence of niceness between the pair. The Vole has released a series of attack ads in the US which have upped the ante considerably in its trade war against Google which began five months ago.
Microsoft has spared little effort in transforming its flagship Xbox 360 into a versatile entertainment hub, making the system much more than a gaming console.
Sales of Microsoft's Surface tablets - both Windows RT and 8 - have been considerably less-than-stellar. Nevertheless, Redmond is said to be designing a new lineup of devices, including a 7-inch tablet which could kick off mass production in late 2013.
The first quarter of 2013 was the worst for PC sales since 1994, IDC said.
Microsoft has apparently been forced to delay the rollout of Microsoft Office for iOS and Android by almost a year.
The industry has long suspected that Microsoft's upcoming Xbox 720 (Next) would not be offering backwards compatibility with older 360 game titles.
Microsoft is regretting copying Apple's warranty tactics in China just as the fruity toymaker falls foul of the authorities.
Opinion News that Microsoft will discontinue support for Windows XP in a year from now is bound to cause some dismay for quite a few people.
European regulators have received yet another complaint about Google’s business practices, and this time it comes from Fairsearch Europe, a coalition of Google competitors.
Paul Thurrott - a blogger with extensive industry connections - says Microsoft's upcoming Xbox 720 (Next) will be priced at $300-$500.
The Playstation 3 may have offered gamers plenty of raw horsepower, but the last-gen console was notoriously difficult for coding devs.
Microsoft is kindly asking users of Windows XP to upgrade to something a bit less ancient, again. XP has been around for a decade and it is still used on 15 to 20 percent of PCs, depending on who you ask.
Outspoken Atari founder Nolan Bushnell believes Microsoft will triumph over Sony in the upcoming console wars that will pit the Xbox 720 (Next) against the Playstation 4.
A number of reports indicate Microsoft's upcoming Xbox 720 (Next) console will be saddled with an "always on, always connected design" that supposedly allows users to "quickly and easily enjoy their connected entertainment experiences, with no waiting for the console to restart or install updates."
Google's Glass has yet to hit the streets, but the folks at Redmond are already thinking about how best to compete against the futuristic device.
A prominent French-Canadian video game designer has confirmed that Microsoft's upcoming Xbox 720 (Next) will be "aligned with what Sony announced."