Apple is overhauling its in-store learning initiatives, creating "modern-day town square"-type customer experiences. And that gave me an interesting idea about what I believe to be Apple's biggest advantage.
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One of the enduring frustrations of being a technology enthusiast is that the broad claims made on stage during industry events are rarely matched by reality. Microsoft and Google are both guilty of this.
I could have seen this one going either way, but Microsoft confirmed this week that Windows 10 S will not include or support the Windows Subsystem for Linux.
This week, Microsoft revealed that Windows 10 S users who require assistive technology can upgrade to Windows 10 Pro for free.
Microsoft today released Windows 10 Insider Preview build 16199 to the Fast ring, adding Android call notifications and My People and gaming improvements.
Here's a neat surprise for Xbox gamers: The cult classic game Phantom Dust is now available for free on both Xbox One and Windows 10.
Last week, Microsoft announced a preview version of Xamarin Player, which lets developers create iOS apps directly from a Windows PC. Here's some updated info about the tool.
Today, Microsoft unveiled a new sharing interface for OneDrive on Windows and Mac at its SharePoint Virtual Summit.
During his Build 2017 keynote address, Microsoft's Terry Myerson referred to Mixed Reality as "the next wave" of computing. But I think ambient computing is a much bigger deal.
Now that PCs have a diminished role in personal computing, Microsoft's new focus on mobile devices makes sense. But the issue, as always, is ambivalence.
As part of an ongoing transition from Windows desktop applications to more portable solutions like web apps, I've started focusing on two key apps in my daily workflow. And it's not going all that well.
As you may know, I've predicted that Progressive Web Apps (PWAs) will supplant UWP apps on Windows 10. So what did Microsoft say---if anything---about PWAs at Build 2017?
The debut of the Fluent Design System was perhaps one of the more interesting announcements at Build 2017 this past week. Here's a quick peek at the Fluent user experiences we'll see first.
Story Remix was one of the more exciting announcements at Build 2017, and we can now take an early peek at this interesting new functionality that will be included in the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update.
As you may have heard, a massive ransomware attack has infected PCs in at least 99 countries. But Microsoft says that it had already fixed the vulnerability that enabled this attack.