Don't-Miss Stories

keyboard for excel

Microsoft's Excel-friendly Android virtual keyboard packs a 10 digit number pad

This single-use keyboard puts a 10-key area on the right side of the keyboard, simplifying the process of entering in a long list of numbers.

microsoft vision smart bracelet

Microsoft's vision for the future: Smart bracelets, holograms, and adaptive wall displays

Microsoft's 'productivity future vision' presents an idyllic, amazing concept of the future where interactive displays meet Microsoft's next-gen Microsoft Band, the Courier folding display, and more.

isis softcard

Softcard shuts down mobile apps after Google deal, leaving Windows Phone in the cold

It was nice while it lasted, but Windows Phone is without a viable tap-and-pay option in the U.S., again.

windows phone 81 nokia lumia icon main screen close detail april 2014

Network activity tips Microsoft's MWC Windows Phone lineup, but no flagship in sight

Signs of low-cost and mid-range Windows Phones emerge, including a budget phablet for AT&T.

What to look for in your new PC

Our guide walks you through the basics of PC selection, helping you choose the ideal device to suit your needs.

Microsofts pulling Facebook, Google chat from Outlook.com

Say goodbye to Google Talk and Facebook chat in Outlook.com, because within about two weeks Microsoft's webmail app will be all about Skype and nothing but Skype.

microsoft office 365

Microsoft rolls out free Office for students, worldwide

Americans students received the free offer for Office about two years ago. Now Microsoft has rolled it out worldwide.

87o logo

Microsoft's Bing predicted the Academy Awards' top Oscar winners

Microsoft loves to use Bing to predict major events. The Oscars were no different and Microsoft's number crunching algorithms did really, really well.

microsoft signature edition

Microsoft's Signature Edition laptops deliver the 'clean PC' experience you really want

If you're concerned about Superfish adware, or just want an optimized, clean experience similar to building your own PC, check out Microsoft's own 'Signature Experience' line of laptops.

The Right Path: How upgrading your office from XP yields bottom-line benefits

Time has run out for Windows XP support. But the good news is, upgrading to Windows 7 or 8 will be much better for your business in the long run.