With two major changes to the Windows 7 and 8.1 servicing process in 2016, the question remains: Has Microsoft finally fixed this terrible problem?
Recent Windows 8.1 Stories
If you're still running the original version of Windows 8---that is, Windows 8.0, not 8.1---it's time to upgrade to at least Windows 8.1: Support for this version of the OS is expiring on Tuesday.
The ThinkPad X1 Carbon is the best Ultrabook I've ever used, a sleek, thin and light wonder with a gorgeous screen, stellar keyboard, and good battery life.
The HP EliteBook Folio 1020 features MacBook-like build quality and a thin, light and silent design. It's a solid option for frequent business travelers.
A key Microsoft platform differentiator was silently killed by one of the software giant's biggest partners this week, as Facebook discontinued support for a key API.
The busy beavers at Skype have been busier than usual this week, shipping updates to the communications service on Mac, iPhone, Outlook.com and Windows desktop.
Dropbox is updating its app on both Windows and Windows Phone today, with the big news being that the app is now a universal app with shared code across both platforms.