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How to monitor and manage your PC from any smartphone or tablet

All you need is a mobile device, a data plan, and a few computers that need love and attention.

Windows Phone 7.8 update expected this month

Windows Phone 7.8 is meant to be a bridge version for older Windows Phone devices


Report: Asustek in talks to license Windows Phone 8 for handsets

Taiwan's Asustek is in talks with Microsoft about using the company's Windows Phone 8 OS in a smartphone, according to a report.


Microsoft's HelpBridge app provides assistance when disaster strikes

The app allows you to contact your emergency contacts in bulk, to let them know whether you're OK or in need help

Skype disables People Hub in latest Windows Phone 8 release

The change means that Windows Phone 8 Skype users will no longer be able to initiate Skype calls from outside of the app itself.


Cool gadgets and hot tech that will shine at CES 2013

International CES kicks off Sunday in Las Vegas. Here's an early look at some tech trends and hot products to watch for during the massive trade show.


Microsoft app store closes to minors in South Korea

Microsoft has locked minors out of its mobile app store in South Korea since last month.


Windows Phone 7.8 coming next year, upsetting users

Microsoft's next OS update for Windows Phone 7 handsets won't be available until sometime in 2013.


Microsoft in the post-Sinofsky era: What's next?

What's next for Microsoft as it changes the guard in its Windows division?

Android turns 5 today, hits 75 percent of the smartphone market

Apple's iOS comes in with a distant second place, while Windows Phone takes the fifth spot.