Surface Book 2 will include 4K display, Thunderbolt 3 port
On Thursday, sources within Microsoft’s upstream supply chain have reported that the second-generation refresh to the company’s Surface Book is expected to be delayed. The sources cited “design issues” for the launch setback, indicating that the company could be preparing to redesign some critical areas to the final consumer product before launch.
Might actually be useful
A new preview of build (14342) of Windows 10 has zipped out to Insiders on the Fast Ring, and this finally sees extensions become fully functional and easy to install in Microsoft Edge.
Asked eight leading players what they are doing
The Federal Trade Commission has written to eight leading players in the mobile communications arena requiring them to tell the agency how they issue security updates to address vulnerabilities in smartphones, tablets, and other mobile gear.
Pre-sensing touch takes control and slowly tears you apart
Microsoft Research has developed a pre-sensing touch system where the technology allows a touchscreen to anticipate touch input before you lay a finger on the display.
Pulling out has left Redmond high and dry
Intel pulling out of the mobile business has left Microsoft’s mobile dreams in trouble.
All roads lead to Chrome
Microsoft has been dethroned as the leader of the competitive web browser market by Google's Chrome.
Claims it is protecting users, mostly from malicious engines
On Thursday, in a move that may upset some Windows 10 users, Microsoft began systematically blocking all search engines other than Microsoft Bing for use with its Cortana search box and Edge web browser, citing reasons including reliability and "search experience unpredictability."
The death of the "game changer"
There more evidence that tablets were never the game-changer that Steve Jobs tried to peddle them as, and were just the keyboardless netbooks we said they were.
Azure doing well
Microsoft reported earnings for its third fiscal quarter of 2016, including revenue of $22.1 billion. This means that in Q3 2015, Microsoft saw $21.73 billion in revenue and earnings – slightly better than Wall Street expected.
Wants top of the range
The much rumoured never seen Microsoft Surface Phone is not likely to have Intel inside. According to the latest rumours, it will have the unannounced Qualcomm Snapdragon 830 instead.