HoloLens developer kit goes on sale in parts of Europe
Published in News


And the United Kingdom

Microsoft has released its HoloLens AR gear for developers in France, Germany, Ireland and the United Kingdom.

Pegatron scores Microsoft Surface PC contract
Published in Notebooks


Two-in-One and notebooks

Word on the street is that Microsoft's partner on its next-generation Surface Pro series 2-in-1 and notebook products including the Surface Pro 5, Surface Book 2 and new Surface-brand desktops (which are likely all-in-one PCs) will be Pegatron.

Microsoft will not get the band back together
Published in Wearables


Singing the sales blues

Microsoft has decided to kill off its band, wearable fitness gizmo – arguably one of the better fitness toys out there.

Tsar Putin declares war on Microsoft
Published in News


Own glorious  version of “Office” and Windows on five year plan

Tsar Vladimir Vladimirovich Putin is ordering a purge of all things Microsoft from the glorious Russias.

Microsoft shows off its new artificial intelligence for Office
Published in News


We know what you do in meetings

Microsoft has announced several new artificial intelligence (AI)-powered features for Office 365 and Dynamics 365 for Sales.

WIndows 10 on 400 million active devices
Published in News


Close to target but no cigar

Software king of the world Microsoft has told the world that Windows 10 is now running on 400 million active devices as of today – that is an increase of 100 million from May and 207 million at the end of March.

Lenovo denies Linux yoga  plot with Microsoft
Published in Notebooks


Signature Edition Lenovo Yoga 900 ISK2 UltraBook doesn’t bend to Linuix

Lenovo has denied claims it plotted with Microsoft to block installation of Linux on its Signature Edition laptops and PCs.

Microsoft releases a $37 feature phone
Published in Mobiles


Still making Nokias

Software king of the world Microsoft appears to be still making Nokia phones, despite flogging  its feature phone business to a subsidiary of Foxconn.

Microsoft thinks it will cure cancer in a decade
Published in News


Of course the patent might blue screen

Software king of the world, Microsoft thinks it might be able to cure cancer by treating it in the same way as a computer virus.

AMD takeover rumors re-emerge
Published in News


It’s the takeover tango - one more time

I can’t remember how many times in the last 20 years that I’ve written up rumors that AMD is ripe for a takeover but now it seems it’s time to do it one more time.