Microsoft shares upgrade details for Windows 8

Microsoft shares upgrade details for Windows 8

MIAMI -- Users running Windows XP, Windows Vista or Windows 7 will be able to download an upgrade to their...

July 3rd, 2012 Juan Carlo Perez

Microsoft dumps Office Starter from PC maker choices

Microsoft dumps Office Starter from PC maker choices

FRAMINGHAM -- Microsoft is dumping its Office Starter edition as Windows 8 and the next edition of the suite, dubbed...

June 22nd, 2012 Gregg Keizer

Microsoft previews Windows Phone 8

Microsoft previews Windows Phone 8

SAN FRANCISCO-- Seeking to drive greater compatibility between smartphones and PCs, Microsoft is planning to base its upcoming Windows Phone...

June 20th, 2012 Martyn Williams

Will Microsoft’s tablet alienate hardware partners?

Will Microsoft’s tablet alienate hardware partners?

Microsoft Corp.'s Surface tablet is a measured gamble to enter the cutthroat tablet business, but the company could be alienating...

June 19th, 2012 Agam Shah

Microsoft to build its own tablet, the Surface

Microsoft to build its own tablet, the Surface

SAN FRANCISCO -- Microsoft took a bold step into the tablet market on Monday with the unveiling of a computer...

June 19th, 2012 Martyn Williams

Technology News Gallery: June 18, 2012

Technology News Gallery: June 18, 2012

A balancing actAt its TechEd North America conference, Microsoft had to strike a delicate balance: promoting Windows 8, its new...

June 18th, 2012 Ganesh

Windows 8 Update: OS gets friendly with Linux

Windows 8 Update: OS gets friendly with Linux

FRAMINGHAM, MASS. -- Microsoft's initial boot security for Windows 8 made it hard to start other operating systems on Win8...

June 15th, 2012 Tim Greene

Windows 8 ditches Aero interface for ‘clean’ look

Windows 8 ditches Aero interface for ‘clean’ look

LONDON-- Windows 8 will abandon much of the GUI eye candy introduced by Vista six years ago in favour of an...

May 22nd, 2012 John E. Dunn

Managed security, a PlayBook peripheral and more

Managed security, a PlayBook peripheral and more

Our weekly video playlist includes: IN CONVERSATION: SIOBHAN BYRON The president of Forsythe Canada discusses how mobile devices and other developments...

April 24th, 2012 IT World Canada