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We all know that apps installed while running the preview release of Windows 8.1 need to be reinstalled after upgrading to the final version. But what about apps that just don't work?
Microsoft saw record first-quarter revenues in the first quarter after drastically reorganizing its reporting structure. But excluding sales of Windows Pro, OEM Windows sales dropped 22 percent.
Good-bye, Messaging. Farewell, My Computer. These and some other features were left behind in the jump from Windows 8 to Windows 8.1, but for the most part you won't miss them.
Microsoft is attempting to find its footing in the mobile space by embracing brave new form factors.
When Microsoft asks you to open your wallet for a Surface 2 or a new Windows PC, it's really asking for a larger commitment. Here's how Microsoft's latest products ask you to buy into Microsoft itself.
Microsoft has begun selling gift cards good for purchases on its digital content market, taking a page out of Apple's iTunes playbook.
Microsoft says that upgrading from Windows 8.1 Preview to the final GA edition will kill any apps that you added after upgrading to the preview. It's actually slightly worse than that.
Windows 8.1 is finally here and with it comes Microsoft's hopes of a second act for its flagship operating system.
Whether you're embracing Windows 8 or reluctantly retiring XP, this guide will get you ready for Microsoft's latest operating system.
The April 2015 date for Chrome support is one year after extended Windows XP support from Microsoft is set to end.
Microsoft is ending support for Windows XP, but even that won't spur Windows 8 adoption.
File organizers. PDF readers. Serious deletion (and recovery) utilities. You won't believe how handy these tools can be—and they're free!
If a pair of reports are true, Microsoft investors may be seeking to boot both Bill Gates and Steve Ballmer, the two men who helped make the company what it is today. Maybe it's time.