PCs can do more than Macs
Published in Notebooks


Advertising war begins

Microsoft has started an advertising campaign which aims to prove that PCs can do much more than Macs.

Microsoft drops the price of its Band 2
Published in Wearables


Now a reasonable $175

Microsoft has decided to give the wearable a price cut of $75. This makes the device more affordable with a price tag of $175.

Western Europe more interested in detachables
Published in Notebooks


One in Five sold last quarter is detachable,

Beancounters for IDC have added up the numbers, and divided by their shoe size, and come to the conclusion that Western Europe is getting more interested in detachable computers.

IoT industry leaders announce open source standard group
Published in News


Aims to accelerate Internet of Things to a single open standard

On Friday, a group of industry leaders making headway in the Internet of Things (IoT) market announced a cross-industry collaboration effort aimed at unlocking the massive opportunities for consumers and business with IoT devices, and ultimately a way to quickly get everyone to adopting a single open standard.

Microsoft investigates modular PC stack
Published in Notebooks


Just stack up the bits you need

Software giant Microsoft has patented a “modular computing device” that would enable people to put together the exact PC components they want.

Microsoft Lumia 650 up for pre-order in Europe
Published in Mobiles


Just a tad over €200

As you know, Microsoft has unveiled its affordable Lumia 650 smartphone earlier today and now it has appeared all around Europe and you can find it available for pre-order.

Microsoft releases Lumia 650
Published in Mobiles


 A good mid-range price

Software giant Microsoft has released its new Windows 10 powered Lumia 650 and Lumia 540 Dual SIM.  Not only is it a phone which plays nice with your PC and corporate networks, it appears to be arriving at a reasonable price. Redmond tells us that you can pick one up for £150 - £160 in the UK

Microsoft Xbox-as-a-Service gathering momentum
Published in Games


Making it like the rest of Microsoft’s business

Software giant Microsoft is planning to get its Xbox business back in gear by making it follow the same sort of business model which worked for it on Microsoft office.

Microsoft culling phone division
Published in Mobiles


Not much hope

Software giant Microsoft is telling dozens of employees in its phone division that they are surplus to requirements and should expect to clean out their desks fairly soon.

Microsoft pre-installs apps into Acer's gear
Published in Mobiles


Embedded in Android

Software king of the world Microsoft will bundle its mobile productivity suite of apps onto Acer’s Android-based smartphones and tablets.