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Office For Windows 10: New Details Released At MWC
News  |  3/2/2015  | 
Microsoft shares more details on the mobile Office for Windows 10 at this year’s Mobile World Congress.
Windows 10 For Mobile Takes MWC Stage
News  |  3/2/2015  | 
Microsoft unveils Lumia 640 and 640XL with the promise of a Windows 10 flagship phone later this year.
Windows 10 Search, Productivity Apps: Microsoft Review
News  |  2/28/2015  | 
Microsoft debuted Band updates, predicted the future of productivity, and broadened support for Docker in Azure, among other announcements.
LG Watch Urbane LTE Smartwatch Forgoes Android Wear
Commentary  |  2/26/2015  | 
The LG Watch Urbane LTE smartwatch is the latest wearable from the company. This version adds features for making calls and sending messages, but LG ditched Android Wear to make it work.
7 Linux Facts That Will Surprise You
Slideshows  |  2/24/2015  | 
Here are seven things we bet you didn't know about Linux and why it remains a software project of historic proportions.
IT Career Success Takes Ditching Your Silo Mindset
Commentary  |  2/18/2015  | 
There are four IT career silos that good IT leaders must help knock down.
Android To Become 'Workhorse' Of Cybercrime
Commentary  |  2/16/2015  | 
Android and Windows laptops dead even in infection rates for the year 2014.
Windows 10 Mobile, Office Online Update: Microsoft Roundup
News  |  2/14/2015  | 
Microsoft withheld exciting news of its Windows 10 Phone preview and Office Online upgrades until late this week.
Microsoft Windows 10 Preview For Phones Is Released
News  |  2/12/2015  | 
Microsoft is rolling out the first public preview of Windows 10 for mobile to Windows Insiders, but not all devices are eligible.
Microsoft Office Online: Update Alert
News  |  2/12/2015  | 
The first major Office Online revamp brings improved Reading View and file management to Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and OneNote.
Microsoft Buys Digital Pen Producer N-trig: Report
News  |  2/12/2015  | 
Microsoft's reported purchase of N-trig, the company behind its Surface Pro 3 pen, follows years of collaboration.
Microsoft's Satya Nadella: What's Changed A Year Later?
Slideshows  |  2/10/2015  | 
As Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella looks towards a collaborative and holographic future, we reflect on his first year at the helm.
Containers Explained: 9 Essentials You Need To Know
Commentary  |  2/10/2015  | 
Containers are the hottest topic in the data center. Here are the essentials that every well-informed IT pro should know and be able to explain.
6 Microsoft Acquisitions: What Do They Mean?
Slideshows  |  2/8/2015  | 
Microsoft bought big data, email, and machine learning businesses on its holiday shopping spree. What will they bring to its future?
Office for Windows 10, Sunrise Acquisition: Microsoft Roundup
News  |  2/7/2015  | 
The Office preview for Windows 10, the acquisition of calendar app maker Sunrise, and news of SharePoint Server 2016 lead this week's Microsoft news.
Oracle Linux Wants To Be 'Dockerized' Too
News  |  2/6/2015  | 
Oracle Linux is available in a Docker container on the Docker Hub, which should aid development and database app mobility.
Microsoft Office Preview For Windows 10 Is Out
News  |  2/4/2015  | 
Microsoft launches the first part of Office for Windows 10 in a preview available for download on the new Windows Store Beta.
Report: Tablet Shipments See First Tumble
News  |  2/2/2015  | 
Apple, Samsung, and Amazon hit a rough patch in tablet and hybrid device sales, which fell for the first time since 2010.
Windows 10: Microsoft Releases Enterprise Details
News  |  2/2/2015  | 
Microsoft shares information on how enterprise users will access Windows 10 feature and security updates.
Bill Gates, Office for Android, Outlook Upgrade: Microsoft Roundup
News  |  1/31/2015  | 
This week, we analyze Microsoft's earnings call, question Windows 10, listen to Bill Gates, and glimpse at Outlook for iOS and Android.
Microsoft Outlook, Office On iOS & Android: First Look
Slideshows  |  1/30/2015  | 
Microsoft has released Office for Android tablets and Outlook capabilities for iOS and Android devices. Here's a closer look.
Microsoft HoloLens Vs. Google Glass: No Comparison
News  |  1/29/2015  | 
Microsoft's HoloLens and Google Glass both are headsets. But with its ability to respond to wearers' voices, hands, and eyes, the HoloLens has a brighter future.
Windows 10: 7 Pressing Questions For Microsoft
Slideshows  |  1/28/2015  | 
Microsoft's Windows 10 announcements and earnings call gave a snapshot of its future but also raised many questions in the tech community.
Microsoft Windows Phone Plan Needs Focus
News  |  1/27/2015  | 
Despite some good signs, Microsoft's Windows Phone plan still needs work. Chase pulling its app doesn't help.
Microsoft: Cloud, Surface Rise While Profits Fall
News  |  1/27/2015  | 
Microsoft's latest earnings report reflects "momentum through transition" as cloud products and its Surface tablet strengthen, while profit drops.
Windows 10: Microsoft Gets A Makeover
News  |  1/26/2015  | 
Microsoft knows it messed up with Windows 8 and 8.1. Is Windows 10 the answer to its problems?
Windows 10, HoloLens, Analytics Acquisitions: Microsoft Week In Review
News  |  1/24/2015  | 
From HoloLens to free Windows 10 upgrades, Microsoft gave the tech world a lot to discuss. Here's a snapshot of its week.
Windows 10: January Build Ready For Insiders
News  |  1/23/2015  | 
Microsoft has released the technical preview for Windows 10 desktop to Insiders. Here's how to sign up and what to expect.
'Windows Must Go Open Source': What Happened?
Commentary  |  1/23/2015  | 
It was a bold prediction in 2009 that Microsoft would take its Windows operating system open source. The advent of Windows 10 says it hasn't come true -- yet.
Windows 10: 9 Killer Features
Slideshows  |  1/22/2015  | 
Microsoft's Windows 10 is in the tech spotlight. Here's what we learned about each feature released during its Jan. 21 event.
Windows 10: Free Upgrades, Spartan Browser & Holographics
News  |  1/21/2015  | 
Microsoft said its developers consulted 1.7 million Windows Insiders, who delivered 800,000 pieces of feedback on more than 200 topics regarding the new OS.
Windows 10 Mobile: See Today, Try In February
News  |  1/21/2015  | 
Microsoft will showcase its Windows 10 mobile operating system on Jan. 21, but smartphone users will likely wait until February for the consumer preview.
Windows 10: 7 Predictions Of What's Next
Slideshows  |  1/20/2015  | 
Microsoft will unveil more details about the Windows 10 operating system during a special event Jan. 21. Here's what we expect.
Samsung's Tizen Phone Targets Emerging Markets
News  |  1/14/2015  | 
Samsung finally launches the first smartphone to run Tizen, its homegrown operating system.
Windows 7 Mainstream Support Ends
News  |  1/13/2015  | 
Microsoft ends free support and feature updates for Windows 7, but promises to continue fixing security flaws until 2020.
Samsung Ponders Move To Windows Phone
News  |  1/12/2015  | 
Samsung appears to be shifting its focus away from Google's Android mobile OS. Will it fill the gap with Windows Phone?
CES 2015: Russian Yota Smartphone Boasts 2 Displays
News  |  1/5/2015  | 
At CES, Russia's Yota unveils Android smartphone with twin screens, including an E-Ink display that draws almost no power, allowing 100-hour battery life, the company says.
Windows 10 Preview: How To Try It, Safely
News  |  12/31/2014  | 
Want to test drive the Windows 10 Technical Preview without screwing up your computer? Windows 8.1's built-in virtualization technology makes it easy.
Apple's iPads: 4 Things To Watch In 2015
Commentary  |  12/29/2014  | 
Apple's iPad sales slowed down in 2014, but the company can open new avenues for growth in 2015, especially among enterprise customers.
Microsoft: 5 Must-Do's In 2015
Commentary  |  12/23/2014  | 
Microsoft had a strong 2014. To continue its momentum, the company has some work to do next year.
Android Antitrust Lawsuit Given Another Chance
News  |  12/19/2014  | 
Judge expressed concern about the plaintiffs' case, but didn't altogether dismiss lawsuit alleging Google antitrust violations.
Android 5.0 Lollipop: Smartphone OS Arrival Guide
News  |  12/18/2014  | 
When will your device get the latest version of Android? Here's the scoop from phone makers.
BlackBerry Returns To Its Roots With Classic
News  |  12/17/2014  | 
BlackBerry hopes keyboard aficionados will pick up the Classic smartphone in lieu of iPhones and Androids.
Microsoft: 9 Best Moves Of 2014
News  |  12/15/2014  | 
After a rocky 2013, Microsoft bounced back this year. Here's what worked.
Microsoft Teases Windows 10 Details
News  |  12/12/2014  | 
Microsoft on January 21 plans to disclose more details on the OS's touch-focused, consumer-oriented side.
Windows 10 Likely To Go Freemium, Analysts Say
News  |  12/10/2014  | 
Microsoft needs new ways to generate revenue, and a subscription-based Windows 10 version is a likely approach. But consumers may get a basic version for free.
8 STEM Websites To Excite Kids About Tech
News  |  12/9/2014  | 
Check out these cool sites for the future IT pros of the world.
Microsoft Partners To Offer Hybrid Cloud Bundle
News  |  12/8/2014  | 
Microsoft, Accenture, and Avanade join forces to help enterprises migrate and manage applications between public and private clouds.
Windows 10: 5 New Facts
News  |  12/8/2014  | 
Microsoft is done releasing Windows 10 previews until at least January, but details about the new operating system continue to leak.
How Microsoft Surface Pro Won Me Over
Commentary  |  12/3/2014  | 
How I learned to stop worrying and love Windows 8.1 and the Surface Pro.
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