Not surprisingly, Microsoft is planning to let your Xbox One replicate many of the functions of your PC, including SkyDrive's photo and videos. But content will live in a grid of "apps channels," just like any other channel on the TV dial.
Although Microsoft may be considering a number of qualified candidates, conventional wisdom says five front-runners are vying to lead the company forward.
What Microsoft puts in its upcoming touch-based Office suite will be a huge test for the company, analysts said.
After it shipped on Oct. 17, Windows 8.1 in certain scenarios clashed with incompatible software, crashed due to outdated firmware, and stumbled over unrecognized drivers.
Microsoft has released a firmware update to boost the Surface Pro 2's endurance, but the improvements vary greatly depending on what you're doing.
Before you work yourself into a lather, please understand that Microsoft has been saying since June that the update would be required.
At least two large criminal cybergangs are actively exploiting a vulnerability in Microsoft's Office, Vista, and Lync, but a fix won't be ready in time for patch Tuesday.
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Microsoft's entertainment app lineup for the Xbox One trumps the PlayStation 4's on the face of things - but watch out for that small print.