Microsoft slashes Lumia prices in UK
Published in Mobiles


650 costs £119.99 SIM-free

Microsoft has been slashing the costs of its Lumia 550 and 650 to silly money without really telling anyone.

Microsoft wants to get into this PC lark
Published in Notebooks


It has heard it is a money spinner

Software giant Microsoft is not the best at picking where the industry is going, it missed the Internet and failed to get into mobile so the news that it is thinking of getting into the PC hardware business just as it is dying is not surprising.

Surface Table gets a French connection
Published in News


Slightly cheaper

The Surface Table was touted as a damn fine idea a few years ago, but it never really saw much mileage outside the television studios.

Microsoft denies a subscription for Windows 10 update
Published in News


It is just a coincidence it has a file "UpgradeSubscription.exe"

Microsoft has had to deny that it is planning to bring in a subscription model after the Windows 10 Anniversary Update.

Microsoft set to replace elderly Band 2
Published in Wearables


Discounted as badly as the British pound

Microsoft is limiting supplies of their Microsoft Band 2 in stores with a possible plan to get rid of stock before an eventual launch of the rumoured Microsoft Band 3.

Microsoft claims it has the Edge on Chrome
Published in Mobiles


Better on your battery


Software giant Microsoft claimed that its new Edge browser has succeeded in beating Google’s Chrome browser in key tests on battery use.

Microsoft tests “anti-bloatware” tool.
Published in News


Cue “it deletes Windows 10” gags

Software king of the world Microsoft is testing a handy tool, which scans your computer for bloatware and allows you to delete it.

Microsoft buys new wand
Published in News


You Know Who wants a spell to make robots talk

Software (You-Know-Who) has just splashed out and bought Wand Labs which makes bots which can talk to muggles.

Microsoft stuffs up update
Published in News


MS16-072/KB 3163622 patch breaks group policy settings

Software giant Microsoft has admitted that its MS16-072/KB 3163622 patch will cause headaches for system administrators.

Microsoft Xbox One S playable at E3 2016
Published in Games


Refreshed console and controller available in August


At E3 2016 this week in Los Angeles, Microsoft made its new Xbox One S console playable on the show floor for attendees to try out the revised Bluetooth controller before the console officially hits store shelves in August.