Hardware


Windows 10 on Qualcomm Snapdragon ARM Chips Unveiled During Microsoft WinHEC Talk

Microsoft announced a partnership with Qualcomm this week at its WinHEC event in Shenzhen, China.

Why Is Apple Letting Microsoft's Surface Kill the Mac?

More than ever, Microsoft is in a position with its hybrid PC to challenge Apple in the space of innovation.

Microsoft Issues Another Fix for Surface Pro 3 Battery Problem

Microsoft this week quietly issued yet another firmware fix for Surface Pro 3 devices experiencing battery-charge reporting problems that have led to degraded performance over time.

Microsoft Describes Windows 10 Long-Term Servicing Limits for Surface Devices and Configuration Manager

Microsoft is starting to document how its long-term servicing branch concept for Windows 10 can affect organizations.

Microsoft Adding Agility to Datacenter Hardware with Open Source 'Project Olympus'

Microsoft is planning to speed up datacenter hardware contributions to the Open Compute Project (OCP) with a new "Project Olympus" effort.

Shame on Microsoft for Leaving Surface Pro Customers in the Dark

Microsoft's PC/tablet hybrid has a serious battery issue -- an issue Microsoft refuses to properly acknowledge.

Microsoft Issuing Patch for Surface Pro 3 Power Drain Problem

Microsoft is issuing a software patch for Surface Pro 3 devices with battery drain issues.

No 'Golden Keys' Released with Windows Secure Boot Slip Up

There were no actual software keys involved when anonymous researchers claimed that Microsoft had leaked so-called "golden keys" to the Windows secure boot protection scheme, according to an industry veteran.

What Does the Future Hold for PCs?

Brand loyalty will give away in favor of ubiquitous devices from multiple makers that perform similarly.

Microsoft Reinstates Skylake Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 Support Policies

Microsoft's truncated support policy for Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 users of Intel "Skylake" processors has been rolled back.

Microsoft Opens HoloLens Development Program to Public

Microsoft's augmented reality hardware HoloLens is moving out of the invite-only stage and giving more of the public an opportunity to develop and test the platform.

Microsoft's Bloatware Removal Tool: It's About Time

Refresh Windows looks to battle the amount of unwanted software that is included with new PCs.

Microsoft Launches 'Professional Degree' Pilot Program

Microsoft has entered the testing stage of its new Big Data and Internet of Things (IoT) cert and training programs.

Microsoft Unveils Windows Surface Subscription Options

Microsoft on Tuesday at the Worldwide Partner Conference (WPC) in Toronto announced Windows 10 Enterprise E3 in CSP [Cloud Service Provider] and Surface as a Service programs.

EMC's All-Flash Strategy

Many firms are banking on the all-flash database revolution starting now.

The Best and Worst Obscure Microsoft Products I've Used

While some were absolute duds, Microsoft was ahead of the curve on a few of its lesser known products.

Dell Announces Enterprise-Focused Flash Storage Arrays

Dell last week unveiled a new line of flash storage arrays that looks to expand the use of the storage format in enterprises.

Office 2016 Finally Gets Ink Annotation Capabilities

Better late then never.

At Build 2016, Everything Old Was New Again

This year Microsoft showed off improvements across its large line of products and services.

Why Apple Is Offering Office 365 for the iPad Pro

While supporting a competing device may be puzzling, Microsoft may have a good reason for doing so.

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