The Ribbon rocks in Microsoft Office. As an everyday menu, not so much. Here's how to cut it down to size and leave your most-used features intact.
From entertainment offerings to e-reading tools to apps that bask in 'One Microsoft' synergies, these are the apps you should install on your new tablet right now.
A hidden new addition to Windows 8.1 can create long, impromptu playlists based on any artist or topic in mere seconds.
A mere week after launching a new direct calling service, Viber is expanding yet again.
Maybe it's desperate, maybe it's disruptive, but nixing licensing fees for Windows Phone and Windows RT could encourage greater adoption of those platforms among hardware vendors. Whether it'll work is anyone's guess.
Nokia's Lumia 2520 has the best screen that DisplayMate has ever tested. The Surface 2? Not so much.
Windows RT, Windows Phone, or Windows 8: Not all will survive. But which versions of Microsoft face the axe in the future?
Don't let the keyboard cover fool you. This Windows RT upstart is nothing like its direct in-house competition.
Good-bye, Messaging. Farewell, My Computer. These and some other features were left behind in the jump from Windows 8 to Windows 8.1, but for the most part you won't miss them.
Even the first-gen Surface slate is getting a makeover in Microsoft's online store.