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In a closed door Microsoft meeting, CEO Steve Ballmer reportedly admits to disappointing Windows hardware sales. But while the company's smart to rejigger its retail efforts, Windows devices won't shine until the software is up to par.
Microsoft updates its nifty Fresh Paint app on Thursday, adding watercolors to its palette. There's a catch, though; it's only for Windows 8.1 for now.
The new Redbox app in the Windows Store eliminates most of the minor irritations associated with frequenting the cardinal-colored kiosks.
Apple, Google, and Microsoft probably wouldn’t mind consolidating everything onto a single platform. But the market has clearly rejected the all-in-one approach.
Windows 8's modern interface translates surprisingly well to the TV screen, but some key software omissions could hurt HTPC buffs.
Microsoft reported its earnings for the June quarter on Thursday, and they were downright awful by Wall St. standards. The blame falls on Windows RT.
Microsoft outspent all other tech companies during the first quarter as it promoted Windows 8, Nielsen said Tuesday.
The 8-inch Acer Iconia W3 may have just been released in June, but a new report claims a refresh is slated for September.
Windows 8.1 Preview promises a safer experience, from antivirus and malware protections baked into IE 11, to VPN and remote-wiping enhancements for business users.
New notebook features a custom quad-core CPU from AMD.
Microsoft chief executive Steve Ballmer outlines how Microsoft plans to reinvent the future of documents, collaboration, anticipatory data, and gaming.
Even though Microsoft has added features that make the Windows Start page more accessible, developers like Stardock say their custom Start menus aren't going away.
Microsoft realigns groups by function rather than platform or product, aiming for a smoother development cycle internally, and a smoother user experience externally.