Microsoft is known for protecting its patent rights in quiet ways, often settling out of court with companies by establishing intellectual property licensing deals.
Here's the top 10 most important (although not necessarily best) features Microsoft Office 2010 has to offer your users.
In our last "list issue" in 2007, we made a number of picks. Here's some of the top ones -- and what we think of them now.
Redmond has no shortage of rivals that want a piece of its business. While there are certainly more than 10, these competitors are keeping Microsoft's top execs up at night.
When it comes to the enterprise, Microsoft hit the ball out of the park in 2010. Here's our favorite offerings.
Often, Microsoft's code names are better than its resulting product names. Here's 10 examples that Microsoft should have at least considered keeping.
From the silly to the contrived, here's 10 that make us cringe every time we run across them.
Here's 10 companies we think Microsoft should buy right now to solidify its place in a variety of markets.
Package makes it easy to run Windows apps from anywhere.
As unified communications meets office-suite productivity, we take a look at five different suites and how they handle collaboration capabilities.
Doug's column this month looks back at the icon Microsoft recently lost.
Old habits can die hard, but is the current way you're doing backup really the way it should be done?
It's December, and that means one thing for us pundits: It's time for our annual look-back and look-ahead columns.
This month's reader letters focus on the Windows that used to be.
There are a handful of specialized tools that make large-scale Windows 7 deployment much easier than with previous versions. Here's how to use them.
Maintaining a SQL Server environment is a potentially complex endeavor. Here are 10 tips for ways you can minimize complexity and reduce stress.
It's more than the legitimate concerns about cost, compatibility and execution -- it comes down to the role of the operating system itself.