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At IFA, Microsoft counters Chromebooks, Android with dirt-cheap Windows devices

The new era of dirt-cheap Windows PCs and tablets is here after months of preparation.

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Microsoft announces two Lumia phones, always-on Cortana, and clever new mobile accessories

Microsoft's massive list of IFA announcements shows it refuses to be counted out of the smartphone race. Meet the Lumias 830 and 735.

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Microsoft offers free help for new Office 365 rollouts

To qualify, business customers must buy at least 150 seats of the suite.

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Microsoft's Cortana now picks NFL football winners, too

If you need a hot tip for this weekend's football games, Microsoft recommends you buy a Windows Phone 8.1 device with its Cortana digital assistant.

Microsoft begins dropping OneDrive's 2GB file size limit

Microsoft's following in the footsteps of Dropbox and Google Drive by removing OneDrive's 2GB file size limit, albeit with little fanfare.

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Having problems updating Windows 7? Try changing DNS settings

A number of people have reported issues updating their Windows 7 machines to solve the latest Microsoft update snafu. But there might be a relatively simple fix.

Time Warner Cable admits problems accessing Microsoft sites

Time Warner Cable is in the midst of clearing up issues that prevented some of its customers accessing Microsoft sites earlier this week, it says.

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Microsoft's OneDrive Android app now supports separate business, personal accounts

Microsoft updates its OneDrive for Android app with the ability to store files in either a personal OneDrive account or OneDrive for Business.

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Microsoft finally cracks down on deceptive Windows Store 'crap apps'

Prompted by numerous customer complaints, Microsoft says it is cracking down on Windows Store apps that attempt to deceive you into downloading them.