After a long wait and regulatory delays, Microsoft's $7 billion acquisition of Nokia's phone business will close on Friday, April 25.
The Windows 8.1 update made Microsoft's Metro vision much more PC-friendly, but the newly universal desktop taskbar can block the UI in Metro apps. Here's how to make it stop.
Yep, a lot of folks are using Apache OpenOffice -- despite the fact that many Linux distros now default to LibreOffice.
Remote desktop software is normally a pain in the butt. The new Chrome Remote Desktop app for Android isn't—and it's free.
A Start Menu and the ability to run Metro apps in desktop windows are coming to Windows 8.1 at some unspecified time in the future, but you can get it today thanks to some helpful software.
CEO Drew Houston cites Rice's international experience, as users fume over the appointment of a known wiretapping advocate to the Board of the cloud storage company.
News of the Heartbleed bug has brought the Web to its knees, and Bloomberg says the NSA has been exploiting it for at least two years.
Start paying for Office 365 if you want to manage email addresses with a personal domain, Microsoft suggests.
Not surprisingly, privacy advocates decry the appointment of Rice, a pro-surveillance hawk, to the board of a company that stores lots of user data.
"If I cannot make money on handsets, I will not be in the handset business."
Between Dropbox for Business, the new Carousel photo app, and Mailbox's platform expansion, one thing is clear: Dropbox wants to be more than a cloud locker.
And they aren't soldered to the motherboard like Intel's competing Bay Trail chips.
There's no reason to hesitate any longer: The Windows 8.1 Update shines by letting a tablet be a tablet and a PC be a PC.
Microsoft's fortune was built on selling its software, but now it's giving Windows away for free in the war against Android.
Robots and keyboards and makers, oh my! Microsoft's Windows for the Internet of Things aims beyond traditional computers.