Windows 8.1 Update Issues, snafus abound. But Sandy Berger says the worst one is that it's hard to tell if you have the update at all. Error messages will say you don't -- when you actually do. Here's how to navigate the insanity.
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April 22, 2014 |
April 15, 2014 |
Microsoft Office for iPad is impressive -- but there are some major drawbacks. Our Sandy Berger has good news and bad news in this in-depth review ...
April 2, 2014 |
John C. Dvorak reports from the Microsoft Build 2014 conference. He wonders why everyone from the CEO on down looks so ... slovenly. More here.
April 1, 2014 |
Microsoft Build 2014 is here. What does Microsoft have up its sleeve for consumers and developers? Ant Pruitt's analysis gives us a view into what to expect.
March 30, 2014 |
Office for the iPad is here, but the iPad is four years old. Preliminary reviews say Microsoft has done a good job on the touch user interface. Larry Press reports.
February 8, 2014 |
In advance of the Windows 8.1 upgrade coming soon, definitely update Windows 8 first. Then do the upgrade to 8.1. Here's how to do both. Gallery.
February 3, 2014 |
As the Windows XP April 8 2014 deadline approaches -- that's when MS says it will no longer support the 12-year-old system -- it's time for a plan.
January 27, 2014 |
Microsoft removed the handy Windows Experience index utility in Windows 8.1. Here are three utilities that bring the functionality back. How To gallery.
January 13, 2014 |
With the success of Microsoft XBox One comes inevitable trolls. Here's the Xbox Sign Out gag from one user -- and a solution for you. Video.
December 4, 2013 |
The Xp Zombie Apocalypse is coming. After Microsoft cuts support, XP will be overrun by undead hackers. Or just hackers. Get a handle on the situation here.
November 28, 2013 |
Xbox One is billed as the gaming machine of all gaming machines and promises to be the tool that will centralize your living room. But careful with those great expectations. Alan Wallace reviews.
November 26, 2013 |
Our Paul Braren and Alfred Poor do some serious MS Flight Simulator dreaming -- and reminiscing. Do you remember when ...
November 11, 2013 |
Microsoft may be ready to announce who will replace Steve Ballmer as the companies CEO. A short list of candidates includes Alan Mulally from Ford.
November 4, 2013 |
aNewDomain.net — What’s the best way to save the world? On the weekend Bill Gates gave a sharply-worded interview to the Financial Times which wrote, A central part of this new consensus is that the Internet is an inevitable force for social and economic improvement; that connectivity is a social good in itself. It was […]
October 26, 2013 |
The Microsoft Surface Pro is way better when you use it with a docking station. Here are three stands that are worth a look -- review.
September 7, 2013 |
New to Microsoft's mobile operating system Windows Phone 8? Here are some tips you need for starting out. First remove the useless apps ..
September 4, 2013 |
Our Tom Ewing isolated parts of news shots showing MS CEO Ballmer with Nokia chairman Risto SiilasmaaI -- they're shaking hands on the MS Nokia buy announced Sept. 3. Now look closely.. MS CEO Ballmer's eyes are glittering and he looks psyched. The Nokia chair's posture, facial expression and bearing provide the very picture of defeat. What's really going on? Gallery, analysis
September 1, 2013 |
Today's featured video is the Apple iPad vs Windows 8.1 parody video. The truth, it's funny. Depending on whose side you're on, of course.
August 23, 2013 |
Our edit director Gina Smith knew Steve Ballmer pretty well back when she was a beat reporter covering Windows for PC Week. Clck in to get her memories of Ballmer, perspective on what Microsoft loses when it loses a charismatic leader, find out how a Ballmer vs Gina Smith debate on TV blew her mind, and find the resignation letter here, too.
July 29, 2013 |
Irritated with not being able to open files from the desktop the way you used to? Our Brian Burgess was. In his latest How To gallery, he shows how to change file associations in Windows 8.1 -- so you can open files from the desktop the old-fashioned way and stay on that desktop you're used to. Say goodbye to the Windows Photo app ...