Fri, February 07, 2014 - New Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella certainly has his work cut out for him, but his job pales in comparison to the mess Steve Ballmer inherited in 2000. Nadella should succeed -- and if he does, he owes a lot to his oft-maligned predecessor.
Fri, January 31, 2014 - If you're in the market for a last-generation Surface Pro, now is the time to buy--before that version of Microsoft's tablet is gone forever.
Thu, January 23, 2014 - Microsoft lost $39 million last quarter selling its Surface tablets, the company acknowledged in filings today with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.
Thu, January 23, 2014 - The T100 tablet pulls double duty as a tablet and a notebook at a rock-bottom price. But how does it stack up in real-world use.
Sun, January 19, 2014 - Microsoft has issued a Surface Pro 2 update to fix glitches introduced by a December firmware release, which reduced battery life and changed how the device went into or out of sleep mode.
Thu, January 09, 2014 - After trailing iPads and Android tablets for enterprise market share in 2013, analysts predict that Windows 8-based tablets will surge from a distant third place to lead the field.
Thu, January 09, 2014 - You'd be hard pressed these days to find a worker who doesn't think a tablet would boost his productivity and mobility. Here's a quick look at popular 10-inch iOS, Android and Windows tablets and why they will appeal to employees as well as IT managers.
Mon, January 06, 2014 - Microsoft support representatives have told Surface Pro 2 owners that a firmware update will be issued Jan. 14 to remedy multiple problems that cropped up after they installed a similar update a month ago.
Thu, January 02, 2014 - 2013 was a busy year for Microsoft, which announced that CEO Steve Ballmer will leave the company after 33 years, upgraded its controversial Windows 8 platform, doubled down on its Surface tablets, reveled in the success of Office 365, and successfully tweaked Windows Server. But there's more to do in 2014.
Fri, December 27, 2013 - Dell is going private, and that means Michael Dell can stop worrying about shareholders and start focusing on what it will take to make his company grow.
Thu, December 19, 2013 - Microsoft pulled an update for the Surface Pro 2 after owners complained that it crippled their tablets with reduced battery life and spontaneously changed how the device went into or out of the power-saving sleep mode.
Mon, December 16, 2013 - Microsoft's Surface tablets were in short supply Monday, with most models out of stock on the company's online store.
Mon, December 09, 2013 - Microsoft sold out the Dell Venue 8 Pro tablet within minutes of kicking off an online discount Monday morning.
Tue, November 26, 2013 - Microsoft's tablet ambitions keep taking baby steps towards the mainstream. On Tuesday, Chitika Insights sent me a report outlining some usage stats for the Surface RT and Surface 2, and surprise! The Windows RT-based Surface variants send almost as much traffic Chitika's way as Nook or Nexus tablets do.