Microsoft to continue supporting XP only in this country

Come April 8, Microsoft Corp. will no longer provide security support for its much loved Windows XP operating system. In markets like Canada and the United States, Microsoft is urging users to replace

Published on: March 3rd, 2014 Nestor E. Arellano

Will AV vendors still offer Windows XP updates?

Are you among the many computer users dreading April 8 - the day Microsoft Corp. says it will finally stop issuing updates to its Windows XP operating system? There may still be hope.

Published on: January 16th, 2014 Nestor E. Arellano

Is Microsoft gearing for ‘Windows 9’ release?

Still leery about Microsoft Corp.’s Windows 8 operating system? Some industry watchers, who believe the Redmond, Wash. software firm is eager to get past its criticism-plagued OS, said that in the next few

Published on: January 14th, 2014 Nestor E. Arellano

Microsoft at the Threshold

Citing unnamed sources, ZDNet’s Mary Jo Foley last week published details of a new approach to Windows in about a year and a half that would break up the monolithic Windows 8 –

Published on: December 18th, 2013 Dave Webb

Investors favour Mulally, Lawrie for Microsoft CEO post

Ford Motor Co. chief Alan Mulally and Mike Lawrie, CEO of Computer Sciences Corp. are the favoured replacement choices of influential Microsoft Corp. investors for the software company’s outgoing chief executive, Steve Ballmer.

Published on: September 10th, 2013 Nestor E. Arellano

The end of WinXP: Some still haven’t got the message

An official of a local government in Canada with thousands of desktop PCs recently got a shock, according to an industry analyst: Those end-of-support-for-Windows-XP stories should be taken seriously. Wes Miller, a research

Published on: August 28th, 2013 Howard Solomon

All Hands on Tech: Panasonic Toughpad FZ-G1

Panasonic's Toughpad FZ-G1 includes Windows 8 Pro and hardware specs akin to a business laptop. Plus, it can stand up to a beating.

Published on: August 15th, 2013 Dave Webb

Should Microsoft make Office available on iPad?

Microsoft Corp.’s (NASDAQ: MSFT) recent $900 million write down of its Surface RT tablet is one big good reason for the software company to consider making its productivity suite Office available on Apple

Published on: July 29th, 2013 nestor e. arellano

IE11 preview for Windows 7 now available

Learning its lesson from complaints it got last year over the late release of Internet Explorer 10 for Windows 7, Microsoft Corp., today announced the release of a preview of IE11 for Windows

Published on: July 25th, 2013 nestor e. arellano