Microsoft to improve its networking
Published in News

Will put BitTorrent tech to work

Software King of the World Microsoft is about to tweak the TCP stack on its Windows 10 Anniversary update and Windows Server 2016 including some torrenting technology.

Microsoft making a bomb on the cloud
Published in News

Office 360 doing well too

Microsoft has done better than the cocaine nose jobs of Wall Street predicted, thanks mostly to making rather a lot of dosh on the back of its commercial cloud business.

Google secretly working on AR
Published in Wearables

Not interested in VR

The dark satanic rumor mill has manufactured a hell on earth yarn claiming that Google has abandoned its VR projects and is secretly working on a an augmented reality-style headset.

Microsoft will miss its billion devices target
Published in News

Even tricking users into downloading it didn't work

Software King of the World Microsoft's cunning plan to install Windows 10 on a billion devices by mid-2018 will probably not happen.

Edge might be the only browser for Netflix HD
Published in News

Microsoft might even be telling the truth on this one

Software king of the world Microsoft has made another claim for its Edge browser – it is the only one which can run Netflix’s HD.

Lenovo will build Microsoft's data servers
Published in News

No one ever got fired for buying Lenovo

It seems that Lenovo has managed to buy IBM's reputation along with its server business and scored a contract building data centers for Microsoft.

Microsoft slashes Lumia prices in UK
Published in Mobiles

650 costs £119.99 SIM-free

Microsoft has been slashing the costs of its Lumia 550 and 650 to silly money without really telling anyone.

Microsoft wants to get into this PC lark
Published in Notebooks

It has heard it is a money spinner

Software giant Microsoft is not the best at picking where the industry is going, it missed the Internet and failed to get into mobile so the news that it is thinking of getting into the PC hardware business just as it is dying is not surprising.

Surface Table gets a French connection
Published in News

Slightly cheaper

The Surface Table was touted as a damn fine idea a few years ago, but it never really saw much mileage outside the television studios.

Microsoft denies a subscription for Windows 10 update
Published in News

It is just a coincidence it has a file "UpgradeSubscription.exe"

Microsoft has had to deny that it is planning to bring in a subscription model after the Windows 10 Anniversary Update.