Major PC makers like Asus, Acer, and HP will use Amazon's Alexa digital assistant, highlighting Microsoft's weakness in natural language and smart-home control.
Intel unveils the speeds, feeds, and prices of the 8th-gen Intel Core with Radeon RX Vega M graphics, or what some are calling Kaby Lake-G. The new chips will appear in notebooks from Dell and HP, plus new Intel NUCs.
HP has recalled 50,000 notebook batteries sold in the last two years from popular notebooks including the x360, Pavilion, and Envy series, after several reports of batteries' charring and and even melting.
Intel acknowledged that a CPU kernel bug, being referred to as a side-channel analysis exploit, has the potential to affect chips from ARM and AMD. Patches for the Spectre and Meltdown vulnerabilities may carry performance penalties of between 0 and 30 percent.
Blade, a French startup, is launching a cloud PC service that's optimized for PC gaming, in the spirit of such failed pioneers as OnLive.
The Lenovo Miix 520 is one of the best two-in-one Windows tablets we've seen, powered by a new 8th-generation Core chip. Its only big flaw is relatively poor battery life.
Remixes, mashups, live tracks: Here's why you'll want to store your archived MP3s on OneDrive and access them via Windows 10's Groove Music app—even if you have a Spotify subscription.
Microsoft's Fall Creators Update of Windows 10 includes a beta of an eye-tracking technology, called Eye Control. What could be a solid eye tracker falls short due to an apparent bug.
We'll show you how Windows 10's Paint 3D app works, as well as the easy way to create fun 3D objects and scenes.
Microsoft's 2017 was a rocky one, from the Surface Laptop to the death of Windows phones. Here are the best, worst, and WTF moments of 2017.
Microsoft's Windows 10 Insider Build 17063 adds the long-awaited Timeline and Sets features, plus solid under-the-hood additions including a Windows Update taskbar icon, scaling improvements, and cellular data metering.
Always-connected PCs that use eSIMs and cellular data to connect laptops and notebooks are being eagerly embraced by Qualcomm, Microsoft, Intel, and others. Expect to see them at CES and in 2018.
Microsoft's PC bargain bin of PC sales and tech deals is emptying out, but there's still some excellent discounts to be had on gaming laptops like the Alienware 15, plus other tech.
Certain questions have one answer, not two. Yet Microsoft seems inclined to offer conflicting opinions within the upcoming revamp to its Bing search engine.
Microsoft's actively promoting $200 off its Surface Pro tablet. But far better deals are found under the covers, including a big discount on the top-rated Dell XPS 9360, and a deal on the Dell XPS 15 9560.