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Here are the best Nest products you can buy<p>Edgar Cervantes6 hours ago<p>Trying to smarten your home? Nest makes some of the best smart home products in …

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VR headset buyer’s guide – what are your options?<p>DGiT6 days ago<p>Looking to get into VR? Here's our guide to the best VR headsets on the market.<p>The …

Security flaw puts all Internet Explorer users at risk, exposes Windows XP

If you're still using a 12-year-old operating system, a new security flaw discovered in Internet Explorer should cause you quite a bit of consternation. Microsoft published a security advisory today warning its customers that a vulnerability in all versions of Internet Explorer (6 through 11) could …

Microsoft's Windows as a Service comes in to focus with new job posting

Microsoft is in the process of moving all of its major platforms to a subscription based model. Office has already made the jump with Office 365 and …

Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) Beats EPS Estimates, Stock Soars

Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) earnings for the three months through March 31 arrived this afternoon after the market closed on Wall Street. The …

End of Windows XP support spells trouble for some

NEW YORK (AP) — Microsoft will end support for the persistently popular Windows XP on Tuesday, and the move could put everything from the operations …

Microsoft Office hits number one spot in Apple’s App Store after just 12 hours

Following two years of rumors, Microsoft finally launched its Office suite of apps on the iPad today. And despite how frustrating it was to wait, it looks like iPad users aren’t bothered at all. The freemium app is now ranked number one in Apple’s App Store among free iPad apps — less than 12 hours …

Hackers Can Force ATMs to Spit Out Money With a Text Message

It's getting remarkably easy to hack ATMs these days, and security researchers say that Microsoft's aging Windows XP is making the problem worse. …

ATMs

Future is Now

Microsoft releases infographic on Windows XP end of support, explains why you should upgrade | On MSFT

As most if not all of you know, Windows XP is set to reach its end of support on April 8th. That’s just a few short weeks away. Microsoft’s Services …

Microsoft's next big headache: The Google Chromebook

Chromebooks, Google's cheap, modestly powered laptops, make up just a tiny percentage of notebook sales. But Microsoft is freaking out about them.<p>Late last year, Microsoft (MSFT) launched a seemingly random, preemptive campaign against Chromebooks in a series of TV commercials. The ads attacked …

Microsoft Announces Free PCmover Express Tool for Migrating XP Users

With the end of Microsoft’s support for the venerable Windows XP operating system now firmly in sight, the company has launched a free tool designed to make it easy for users to upgrade to a newer version of the Windows OS.<p>Announced today in a blog post, the PCmover Express software – a product of …

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Here are the best Nest products you can buy<p>Edgar Cervantes22 hours ago<p>Trying to smarten your home? Nest makes some of the best smart home products in …

Scaling Windows Phone, evolving Windows 8

A lot of you folks know me as “the Windows Phone guy.” Over the past five years I’ve been co-managing the Windows Phone product team on a mission to …

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Google Home vs Amazon Echo – What’s the difference?<p>A.J. Hartless5 days ago<p>If you've decided to bring a smart speaker into your home, the two …

Microsoft Surface 2 review: Nice tablet, more apps please

The Windows RT 8.1-based Surface 2 is a fine tablet for home and work, but the recommendation comes with some sizeable caveats.<p>As a device aiming to …

Choosing the right device

In the maze of products attracting you with a host of features and capabilities, how do you figure which one is right for you? This is true of every …

Lenovo Yoga 2 Pro review

It’s Sunday, it’s January, and it’s freezing outside. In other words, it’s the perfect day to spend the morning lying in bed, finally catching up on the <i>Friday Night Lights</i> and <i>Battlestar Galactica</i> seasons I somehow missed a few years ago. Normally this is a job for my iPad mini with Retina display, …

10 good Windows 8 tablets

Windows tablets are getting better all the time, both the hardware and software with Windows 8.1. There are tablets of all sizes, and some with …

Tablets

Windows 8 passes 200 million license sales

Microsoft has been rather quiet about its risky Windows 8 bet. The company passed 100 million license sales of Windows 8 after around six months, but a year on the market came and went without any real update on its progress. "We’ve surpassed 200 million licenses now on Windows 8, which is pretty …

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Netflix not working with Chromecast? Here’s what you can do<p>Frederick Blichert2 days ago<p>Let's get you streaming again ASAP.<p>Is Netflix not working on …

Microsoft's PC partners have 'tremendous confidence' in new CEO

Mobile relations may prove trickier now that Microsoft is a smartphone manufacturer<p>A new CEO typically means a great deal of upheaval and uncertainty for a company, but Microsoft's hardware partners appear confident its appointment of Satya Nadella will lead to change for the better. Lenovo CEO …

Dell's latest laptop combines OS X and Windows 8, creates ultimate marketing mistake

Some PC manufacturers choose to imitate Apple’s MacBook line with various products, but Dell has taken a slightly different approach. In a recent marketing video, the company has raised the bar above MacBook imitation and transformed its very own Dell XPS 15 into a laptop that combines OS X and …

Oops, Windows XP gains in January but so does Windows 8.1

Windows XP will not die, according to January numbers from Web tracker Net Applications. But the not so well loved Windows 8.1 is also seeing some life too.<p>The doomed operating system -- that would be XP, support for which will end on April 8 -- actually gained a fraction of a percentage point of …

Good Deal: $499 Microsoft Surface Pro tablet, $400 off original price

Microsoft’s original Surface Pro isn’t even a year old yet, but it has been superseded by the Surface Pro 2. It appears that Best Buy still has some stock of the original model that it wants to move this weekend. We've seen some price reductions on the Surface Pro before — including cuts following …

The PC may be dying, but tablet growth is slowing as consumer saturation sets in

If you thought the tablet was the savior to the ailing PC market, we may need a better alternative if the latest tablet growth forecasts are to be …

Microsoft Surface Minds the Store, Forges Mobile Payment Partnerships

Surface is ready for point-of-sale (POS) duty, according to Microsoft.<p>During the National Retail Federation's (NRF) conference in New York City, …