Windows tablets are doing well
Published in Notebooks


Microsoft only bright spot in tablet market

For years Microsoft held a torch for the tablet even while everyone else mocked them. When Apple turned the concept into a gimmick and everyone bought one, Microsoft was mocked for not really understanding the tablet.

Microsoft in Iowa hot seat tonight for 2016 U.S. presidential caucuses
Published in News

U.S. Presidential primary voting officially kicks off tonight in Iowa (February 1, 2016), and for tonight's Iowa caucuses, Microsoft is in the hot seat as it has offered to provide a pair of smartphone apps to help nearly 1,700 precincts report more accurate results to party headquarters.

Microsoft Edge’s InPrivate mode is borked
Published in News


Does not do what it claims

It appears that Microsoft Edge’s InPrivate mode is about as private as a Hollywood starlet in an iCloud account.

Microsoft beats Wall Street predictions
Published in News


A cloudy future is now a good thing

Software King of the World Microsoft beat the predictions of the cocaine nose jobs of Wall Street by reporting a quarterly revenue and profit which was bolstered by cost cutting and growing demand for its cloud products and services.

Microsoft’s new Surface Pro 4 firmware accidentally installs to wrong devices
Published in News


Crashes them hard with blue and black screens

Earlier today, Microsoft released the first firmware updates of the year for its latest Surface Pro 4 and Surface Book devices. These were automatic updates that were supposed to add battery charging enhancements, a more accurate fingerprint sensor driver, and support for Microsoft’s Surface Pen on the Surface Pro 4 device.

VMWare cuts jobs on cloudy results
Published in News


Looks like the sky really wasn’t cloud’s limit

While the Cloud is supposed to be the savour of big computing, VMWare, which should be doing well is actually suffering.

Microsoft develops one-handed keyboard for iPhone
Published in Mobiles


Knows its target market

Software king of the world Microsoft has been doing some research into the needs and wants of Apple fanboys and reached the conclusion that they need a keyboard which can be used one-handed.

Gamers should be careful of new Edge upgrade
Published in Games


Life on the Bleeding Edge

Software giant Microsoft has released Build 11102 of its Edge browser to Windows Insiders in the Fast ring, however it has warned gamers that they might have a few problems with it.

Microsoft to recall Surface Pro 1, 2 and 3 chargers
Published in News


Set to announce free trade-in scheme on Friday

The folks in charge of manufacturing Microsoft’s A/C charging cable for the first three generations of its Surface Pro series apparently forgot to quality check for overheating issues.

Details of last Lumia leaked
Published in Mobiles


Lumia 650 will be out in Feburary

It looks like Microsoft’s Lumia 650 will be in the shops in February with a rather low key launch which befits a brand set to be replaced by the Surface.