Microsoft told its computer hardware partners this week that they'll have to provide a Windows support notice to buyers of Intel Skylake-based PCs.
Microsoft today published a list of Intel Skylake-based PCs that can run Windows 7/8.1 operating systems but will have truncated Windows product lifecycle support.
Last year saw the PC market continue its downward trend as it finished 2015 with the biggest decline in hardware shipment since 2008.
Based on how Microsoft has been rolling lately, it wouldn't surprise me to see any of these predictions come to fruition over the next year.
The company's included self-signed certificates in some of its shipped hardware could be used to monitor Web traffic.
Our breakdown of the new Surface Pro 4 and Surface Book will help you decide if either or both should be on your wish lists.
- By Jeffrey Schwartz
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Sales of new PCs running the Windows 7 Professional edition will start to end next year.
In recent years Microsoft, its PC-maker partners and Windows fans have endured the ominous "Post-PC" label but it appears they're now on the cusp of embracing the concept, if not the term itself.
- By Mary Jo Foley
While Microsoft may want to promote its smartwatch like it should be, it's a solid device that looks to be much improved with its second version.
VMware has released security updates for three significant flaws in vCenter Server and ESXi.
While the process won't take too much time, it's a bit more complicated than it should be.
The attack replaces the hardware's IOS, allowing for traffic to be secretly monitored and the further injection of malware.
While windows 8.1 does prioritize SSD storage, it may need some tweaking to get it working properly.
A reported 53 issues were found in D-Link products and 22 in SOHO routers.
Microsoft is using its modest hardware offerings to deliver its expanding portfolio of services and software.
- By Mary Jo Foley
Also, the company announced a new security tool that will use Windows 10 device authentication over user passwords.
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella outlined the company's "Internet of things" vision at Convergence 2015 today, including Azure and Windows products to come.
The tablet market will grow a "modest" 2.1 percent this year, according to research results announced today by IDC.
Microsoft showed off new Windows 8.1 smartphones devices -- that will have the ability to run Windows 10 at a later date -- and presented a demo for the mobile version of its Project Spartan Web browser today at the company's Mobile World Congress (MWC) event.