Lenovo denies Linux yoga  plot with Microsoft
Published in Notebooks
Thursday, 22 September 2016 12:29

Lenovo denies Linux yoga plot with Microsoft


Signature Edition Lenovo Yoga 900 ISK2 UltraBook doesn’t bend to Linuix

Lenovo has denied claims it plotted with Microsoft to block installation of Linux on its Signature Edition laptops and PCs.

Microsoft releases a $37 feature phone
Published in Mobiles
Wednesday, 21 September 2016 11:46

Microsoft releases a $37 feature phone


Still making Nokias

Software king of the world Microsoft appears to be still making Nokia phones, despite flogging  its feature phone business to a subsidiary of Foxconn.

Microsoft thinks it will cure cancer in a decade
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Of course the patent might blue screen

Software king of the world, Microsoft thinks it might be able to cure cancer by treating it in the same way as a computer virus.

AMD takeover rumors re-emerge
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Tuesday, 06 September 2016 16:39

AMD takeover rumors re-emerge


It’s the takeover tango - one more time

I can’t remember how many times in the last 20 years that I’ve written up rumors that AMD is ripe for a takeover but now it seems it’s time to do it one more time.

Microsoft works out a way to defeat the ice monster
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Intelligent fridges


Software King of the World, Microsoft is working with appliance maker Liebherr to build an intelligent fridge.

Microsoft update fixes Windows 10 screen freezes
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Anniversary edition finally fixed

When Microsoft issued its Windows 10 anniversary edition in July there were complaints that it did not play nice with SSDs.

Man behind Nokia’s phone revival quits
Published in Mobiles
Wednesday, 31 August 2016 11:30

Man behind Nokia’s phone revival quits


Only been there for two years

The bloke tasked with bringing the Nokia phone division back from the dead has surprised everyone by quitting.

Microsoft Surface Phone to surface soon
Published in Mobiles
Tuesday, 30 August 2016 00:26

Microsoft Surface Phone to surface soon


Release may coincide with Windows 10 “Redstone 2” build


This year’s IFA conference in Berlin may well include an official announcement from the mighty Microsoft about its second-generation smartphone lineup, the Surface Phone series.

Microsoft releases Windows 10 build 14393.82
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Wednesday, 24 August 2016 01:45

Microsoft releases Windows 10 build 14393.82


Improves reliability of DNS servers, Windows kernel


It’s another “Patch Tuesday,” and this time Microsoft has released two new updates to Windows 10 Anniversary Update (build 1607) that now bring the operating system to Windows 10 build 14393.82, accompanied by a notable list of important patches and security fixes.

Microsoft getting closer to Lenovo
Published in Notebooks
Tuesday, 23 August 2016 13:08

Microsoft getting closer to Lenovo


Being seen together in public and talking about marriage

Software King of the World Microsoft has apparently been seen in public with the PC supremo Lenovo and insiders have been told that they want something more serious.