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A First Look at Cortana on Windows 10

Can the virtual assistant be useful when tethered to a desktop computer?

Getting a Handle on E-Mail Clutter in Office 365

Office 365's Clutter feature looks to simplify your inbox by recognizing which e-mails are not important to you based off of behavior.

First Impressions of the Word and Excel Previews

It looks like Microsoft is sticking with what has worked for earlier versions, while refining the experience for touch-based devices.

Why I Wasn't Surprised by Microsoft's HoloLens Reveal

Besides the timing of the announcement, many analysts and I saw this coming from a mile away.

My 2015 Tech Predictions: Windows 10 Will Be a Hit

This year may bring some big changes on the back of Microsoft's upcoming OS release.

My 2014 Tech Predictions Revisited

What did I get right and where did I fail miserably?

Wearable Technology: How Practical Is It?

Brien takes a spin with Microsoft Band smartwatch.

The Windows Phone Saga Continues

Brien discusses the feedback of his last Windows Phone column and shares his latest adventures with the platform.

Why Windows Phone Isn't More Popular in the U.S.

It's hard to sell units when customers can't find them in stores.

Windows 9 Rumor Round Up

From Cortana integration to the return of the Start Menu, here are some of the rumors circulating online about Microsoft's next OS.

My Wish List for the Next Version of Hyper-V

Native third-party support tops the list.

What's the Deal with Windows 8.2?

While the rumor of the major next update did not pan out for this month, Brien Posey argues that big changes for Windows 8 could still be making its way through the pipeline.

Why Windows 9 Needs Cortana

The virtual personal assistant feature in Windows Phone 8.1 would be a perfect fit for the next Microsoft OS -- with some tweaks.

So Long to TechEd

Now that Microsoft is cancelling TechEd and other conferences, what's to expect from the company's recently announced mega conference?

3 Reasons Why Microsoft's Cortana Matters

Microsoft's "personal assistant" feature may drastically change the way we interact with both Windows OS and Windows Server in the future. Here's why.

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