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Apple and Microsoft’s visions for the future are delightfully different

One wants the device at the center of your life, the other wants to make the device irrelevant<p>Microsoft’s evolution over the past few years has brought it closer to Apple than ever before. Just like its old nemesis, the Windows company now sells its own phones and tablets, gives away OS updates for …

You buy the TV, Google ‘upgrades’ its software and then YouTube doesn’t work …

Google has upgraded its software meaning that many people can no longer watch YouTube on their ‘smart TV’ and set-top box. What can you do?<p>Did you buy a smart TV or set-top box or tablet any time before January 2013? Do you watch YouTube on it, perhaps through an app? Bad news: Google has shut down …

Everyone is talking about how Microsoft Office 365 is suddenly beating Google Apps

Now, all of a sudden, sources all over the tech industry are noticing that Office 365 is everywhere.<p>And it's all because of one thing: Microsoft is telling customers to move their email to Microsoft's cloud instead of buying another Exchange server and hosting email in their own data centers, says …

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CES Draws Attention to Non-Mainstream Technologies

As CES draws to a close, it’s clear that the annual confab of what used to be quaintly refered to as the “Consumer Electronics Show” is a much different event these days. Yes, it’s still <i>the</i> place for the likes of Samsung, Sony, LG and Vizio to show off their latest, greatest large screen TVs, for …

Sony fuels speculation that it will release a Windows Phone

Sony is rumored to be considering launching a Windows Phone this year, and now the company has confirmed it’s still in discussions with Microsoft. Speaking to <i>TechRadar</i> this week, Sony’s European mobile chief, Pierre Perron, says the company doesn’t want to be a “single OS manufacturer," noting it’s …

What to expect from Microsoft in 2014

The last year for Microsoft may have been one of its most historic. In 2013, the company launched Windows 8.1, began shipping its own PC hardware, released the Xbox One, acquired Nokia’s devices and services business, announced a company-wide reorganization and prepared to lose its CEO of 13 …