Microsoft will update you to Windows 10
Published in News
Friday, 30 October 2015 12:41

Microsoft will update you to Windows 10


All your bases are belonging to Microsoft

Those running older versions of Windows with their updates switched on could find that Microsoft will automatically upgrade them to Windows 10 next year

Google killing off Chrome OS
Published in News
Friday, 30 October 2015 10:41

Google killing off Chrome OS


Android won the war

Search engine Google looks set to scrap its Chrome OS and replace it with a consolidated version of Android that runs on PCs.

Microsoft’s Edge grinding to a halt
Published in News
Wednesday, 28 October 2015 11:26

Microsoft’s Edge grinding to a halt


This is a dead Spartan

Microsoft’s Edge, formally known as Spartan, appears to be grinding to a halt and no-one seems to be caring much about it.

DirectX 12 sports an impressive  multi-GPU feature
Published in Graphics


Provides a decent performance boost

Microsoft's upcoming DirectX 12 API will bring plenty of performance improvements but one the most impressive is its ability to mix GPUs and combine Radeon and Geforce graphics cards for some extra performance.

Apple has no faith in its Surface clone
Published in Notebooks
Tuesday, 27 October 2015 11:20

Apple has no faith in its Surface clone


Expecting limited orders

Fruity cargo cult Apple does not appear to believe that it can beat Microsoft’s new Surface Pro, even though it copied all its key elements.

Microsoft shakes off the curse of Steve Ballmer
Published in News


First growth in 15 years


For ages Microsoft has suffered from static growth and a share-price which was more consistent than the speed of light.

Windows 10 might get advertising
Published in News
Monday, 19 October 2015 13:11

Windows 10 might get advertising


You get nothing for free

Those who really believed that Microsoft was going to not make any money off the back of Windows 10 will be disappointed to discover that the software giant is experimenting with adverts.

Microsoft upgrades Surface book to 1TB
Published in Notebooks
Monday, 19 October 2015 12:03

Microsoft upgrades Surface book to 1TB


Costs $3,199

After Apple copied its Surface book, Microsoft seems to be trying to outdo the company in terms of ridiculous pricing.

Lenovo snubs Microsoft Surface
Published in Notebooks
Friday, 16 October 2015 12:35

Lenovo snubs Microsoft Surface


It's a rival product


Chinese maker of the ThinkPad is refusing to sell Microsoft's Surface Pro tablet because it is a rival product.

Acer looks hopefully at Microsoft surface
Published in Notebooks
Wednesday, 14 October 2015 10:10

Acer looks hopefully at Microsoft surface


Sales will not kill off PC


Acer has denied a story that the Tame Apple Press has been spinning claiming that Microsoft's partners are furious with it for releasing a Surface Pro which is rather good and could damage their business.