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Microsoft Expands Surface Device Distribution

Microsoft announced increased market availability of its lightweight Surface Laptop and Surface Pro devices today, as well as its Surface Studio desktop computer.

Intel Raises Patent Infringement Concerns About x86 Emulation Plans

Microsoft and Qualcomm's plans to bring Windows 10 to ARM-based devices could be hitting a snag, namely the intellectual property claims of Intel Corp.

My Wish List for the Next Surface Pro Device

While the next version of Microsoft's flagship laptop will come packed with updated hardware, it's missing the innovation.

Why Did Microsoft Build the Surface Laptop?

The decision might have to do less with selling hardware and more with showing OEMs how to build a quality Windows machine.

Dell Adding Quad-Core Processors to Thin Client

Dell this week announced that it is refreshing its Wyse thin client line aimed at virtual workspace environments with quad-core processors.

3 Roadworthy Windows 10 Laptops

We tested laptops from Dell, HP and Lenovo aimed at business travelers who require performance and reliability.

Microsoft Unveils Plans To Accelerate Windows Server on ARM

Windows Server on ARM processors is starting to seem like it's more than just a pipe dream, at least when it comes to Microsoft's datacenters and partner efforts.

Microsoft Highlights Project Olympus and SONiC Datacenter Support

Microsoft on Wednesday announced some chip-maker progress in using Project Olympus designs for datacenters.

A First Look at the Surface Dial

How does Microsoft's latest Windows 10 accessory perform when not paired with the Surface Studio?

The New HP Windows Phone Means Business

The market for Microsoft's mobile platform continues to diminish, but HP is giving it another stab with the HP Elite x3 targeted for enterprise use.

Posey's Tech Predictions for 2017

From the growth of home AI to Microsoft's stepped up approach to battling ransomware, here's where technology and IT might be headed in the next 12 months.

My First-Hand Account of Microsoft HoloLens

While it definitely feels like a product still in development, the experience left me impressed and hopeful for the technology's future.

Qualcomm Demos First 10-Nanometer Server Processor

The ARM-based chip is being targeted at large players, like Amazon and Google, that are looking to lower the cost of building massive datacenters.

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.

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