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Windows 8 grabs more market share, but so do older versions

In a recent study, Windows 7 and Windows XP hold strong with users, but Windows Vista usage declines.

Three old Windows right-click tricks that still rock

Maybe you've forgotten them, maybe you never learned them. Either way, they're great little time-savers.

Windows 8.1 Enterprise Preview Reflects the Growing Trend of Working Remotely

Microsoft released Windows 8.1 Enterprise Preview, with features aimed at making BYOD and virtualization easier for SMBs.

Microsoft releases Windows 8.1 Enterprise preview with VDI, Windows to Go support

Microsoft is encouraging enterprises to test Windows 8.1 Enterprise, which ships with a boatload of nifty enterprise features to simplify life for admins.

Lenovo to open up consumer cloud service this quarter

Lenovo will open its Reach consumer cloud service beta to anyone who wants to sign up later this quarter in North America, which could boost the Chinese company's hardware sales by tying that portfolio to the cloud service.

Businesses That Avoid New Technology Are Leaving Money on the Table

Whether it’s streamlining simple tasks or simplifying the chore of finding new customers, technology makes it easier and less expensive.

The myth of driver backups

Before you reformat your hard drive and reinstall Windows, make sure your drivers are in order.

Microsoft Internet Explorer 11

Microsoft releases developer edition of IE11 for Windows 7

In a bid to push developers on to Microsoft's most modern browser, Microsoft releases a developer version of Internet Explorer 11 for Windows 7.

It’s a New (Virtual) World with Windows Server 2012 R2

Microsoft included a number of features and improvements for managing virtual servers in Windows Server 2012 R2 Preview.

Google's Sundar Pichai, Microsoft's Terry Myerson, and Apple's Craig Federighi

Microsoft was wrong: Tablets are not PCs. So now what?

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.