Microsoft said today that Windows usage was up 10 percent over pre-pandemic levels and that Windows 11 is off to a great start.
Microsoft wasn’t the only company prepping a major new desktop OS for 2001. Steve Jobs had returned to Apple, and he had a plan.
In its post-earnings conference call last night, Microsoft revealed that there are now over 1.4 billion PCs running Windows 10 and 11.
Windows fans have wondered when or if Microsoft would make new Windows 11 features available ahead of the next feature update.
Samsung revealed last night that it will host its next Galaxy Unpacked event in two weeks, on Wednesday, February 9, 2022.
The EU General Court today annulled a 2009 antitrust decision against Intel, reversing its record €1 billion fine in the process.
On this episode of First Ring Daily, Microsoft reports earnings, Paul drops a call, and time travel is hard.
Microsoft announced today that Halo Infinite is the biggest launch in the history of the franchise. But there are two caveats.
While Windows XP didn’t deliver much in the way of .NET functionality, Microsoft had other plans to push its web services vision forward.
Today, Microsoft announced that it earned a net income of $18.8 billion on revenues of $51.7 billion for the quarter ending December 31, 2021.
Well, this is rather scary: my C#/WinForms/.NET Framework 4.x version of .NETpad is now available on GitHub.
On this episode of First Ring Daily, ARM has a new destination, Brad has background noise, and Paul can't remember if we talked about Pluton.
Bloomberg reports that NVIDIA is quietly preparing to abandon its $40 billion acquisition of Arm from Softbank because of regulatory scrutiny.
Well, here’s one Google cancelation that shouldn’t upset anyone: Google’s coming Privacy Sandbox will no longer be based on FLoC.
Microsoft has quietly started upgrading the original Surface Duo to Android 11, which is not the most recent version of Android.
The inimitable Mary Jo Foley reports that Microsoft’s “Project Monarch,” sometimes called “One Outlook,” is still on the way after many delays.
For my January programming project, I’m reviving the Windows Forms version of .NETpad so I can make it available publicly on GitHub.
HP today announced new generations of its Elite and Pro commercial desktop PCs, Z Workstation desktop PCs, and Presence AIO conferencing PC.
The Netherlands antitrust authority has fined Apple 5 million euros for failing to meet its in-app payment systems requirements.
Acer this morning announced four new durable and modern Chromebooks for students and education customers.
On this episode of First Ring Daily, football was entertaining, Apple will launch things this year, and tomorrow earnings will be released.
Lenovo recently announced that it would be the first hardware maker to ship PCs with Microsoft’s Pluton security chipset.
This morning, the attorneys general from the District of Columbia, Indiana, Texas, and Washington will sue Google for deceiving consumers.
Microsoft originally planned to kick off the Windows XP era with its biggest launch event since Windows 95. But it wasn’t meant to be.
In an unusually heated missive, Google strongly criticized a Texas antitrust case against it as it asked for the lawsuit to be dismissed.
On this episode of First Ring Daily, reviving old games, Ohio gets new chips, and it's a Friday.
Microsoft Gaming CEO Phil Spencer has moved quickly to calm any fears about his firm’s acquisition of Activision Blizzard.