Google killing off Chrome OS
Published in News

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
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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

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
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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
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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

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

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

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.

Qualcomm comes up with LTE modem chip for Microsoft
Published in Mobiles

Windows 10 ready

Qualcomm has continued its friendship with Microsoft by extending its latest LTE-Advanced modem, the X12, to Windows 10 notebooks and tablets.