In the Q1 2011 sales figures for mobile devices, released by Gartner today, shows that Android-based devices have taken the lead with 36 percent of the market thanks to the more than 36 million units sold.
Microsoft hasn't yet said much about its tablet and mobile device strategy in the Windows 8 timeframe, but some details appear to have come out thanks to Intel.
- By Scott Bekker
During Microsoft's keynote at Tech-Ed North America conference on Monday, the company focused on the cloud and opened the door for vendors to showcase devices designed to manage applications and services in a hybrid environment.
- By Kathleen Richards
Sony is showing competing technology companies how not to handle an outage.
Google today announced "Chromebooks," the new name for forthcoming notebook devices that will run its Chrome OS operating system.
Microsoft was one of the first tech vendors to truly jump on the 'CoIT' bandwagon, on that says consumer-focused technologies are where the action is. Here's what to expect next from Redmond.
- By Mary Jo Foley
IDC on Thursday announced worldwide PC microprocessor shipment data, with upbeat implications for the PC market this year.
Virtualization has brought the lost art of performance tuning back into the datacenter. Here's how to tune your VMs and hypervisor, and optimize CPU resources and memory to get the most out of your virtual servers.
Intel unveiled microprocessor chip improvements on Wednesday, claiming that a new architecture will lead to faster chips with reduced power use.
WinMagic SecureDoc encryption software gets the better of hackers.
Will smartphones and tablets replace PCs and laptops? Or are they more companion technology?
Strictly speaking, Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 and Hyper-V Server 2008 R2 can't perform server virtualization using Intel's new second-generation Core vPro processors.
Specially designed for tablet and netbook PCs, Intel's upcoming processor, updated from a previous version of its Atom chip, claims to be 60 percent smaller than previous models.
- By Dan Rowinski
Mary-Jo Foley calls to task those at Microsoft who still don't get that the company's slow roll-out pace for its consumer offerings, like WP7 OS updates and Windows tablets, will eventually leave it out of the race entirely.
- By Mary Jo Foley
According to an IDC report released today, the worldwide smartphone market is set to ship more than 450 million units this year.
Microsoft's addon for the Xbox 360 isn't just for games. Check out what happens when the hardware falls into a modder's hands.
Microsoft has not issued any information on the purported demise of the hardware version of the Zune music player, according to a blog post attributed to Dave McLauchlan, a Microsoft program manager.
While Windows Phone 7 devices may not be flying off the shelf, the company has had monumental success with its other big-name consumer product released during the same time period -- the Microsoft Kinect.
The Android mobile OS has overtaken Research In Motion's BlackBerry OS to become the highest selling smartphone operating system in the U.S., According to a comScore report released yesterday.
Research firm Gartner Inc. slashed its forecast for worldwide PC shipments for the second quarter in a row.