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Curved new Microsoft Band blends sensor-laden hardware with cloud-based smarts

Microsoft revealed the new Microsoft Band at its Tuesday hardware event, and it intertwines hardware and software.


Microsoft's flagship Lumia 950 and 950XL will lead Windows 10 Mobile with premium specs

The first Windows 10 flagship phones have high-quality cameras, liquid-cooled processors, and Continuum support.

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Microsoft's Surface Book is the sleek, MacBook-beating laptop you've been begging for

Move over, MacBook. There's a new contender for the throne: Microsoft's Surface Book.

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Microsoft's $899 Surface Pro 4 is thin and fast, with Skylake and an insanely crisp screen

Microsoft outdoes itself with the Surface Pro 4 tablet, advancing Windows 10's core ideals into the physical world.

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Open-sourcing Windows: If I ran Microsoft, here's how I'd do it

A completely hypothetical explanation of how I, as the fictional CEO of Microsoft, would go about making Windows an Open Source OS.

Microsoft to live-stream Tuesday's Surface Pro 4, Lumia event

Microsoft on Tuesday will live-stream the New York City event where it's expected to unveil a new Surface Pro 2-in-1 and a pair of flagship smartphones.

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AV-Test Lab tests 16 Linux antivirus products against Windows and Linux malware

After testing 16 Linux antivirus products against Windows and Linux malware, AV-Test Lab released the results.

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Windows 10: Adapt or die

Windows 10's faster update and upgrade tempo requires enterprises to discard habits acquired over decades, a painful change that can be managed.

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Office 2016 for Mac users lambaste Microsoft after upgrading to Apple's OS X El Capitan

After Apple released the new OS X El Capitan on Wednesday, users streamed to a Microsoft support discussion forum to report that Office 2016 for Mac regularly crashed, crippling their productivity.

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12 'El Capitan' features that Apple totally ripped off from Windows

We've reinvented Macworld's slideshow on the top features of Apple's OS X 'El Capitan' and pointed out their obvious original inspiration.

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Windows 10 growth slows, but breaks 100M device mark

Windows 10's user share growth slowed significantly in September, but by the month's end approximately 110 million customers were running the new OS, data released today signaled.

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Windows slips to third place on Gartner's latest device forecast

Microsoft's Windows will become a third-place operating system by 2017, research firm Gartner said. By then, Apple's combination of iOS and OS X will have slipped by Windows on the number of devices shipped during the year.

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Start menu tricks for Windows 10

The latest Start menu has few of Win7-era customizations -- but many new tricks worth knowing

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Review: The best 13-inch laptops for Windows 10

Laptops and convertibles from Acer, Asus, Dell, HP, Lenovo, and Microsoft square off in our performance, workability, and battery tests

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Microsoft reshuffles into 3 businesses for financial reporting

Microsoft changed how it will report its financial performance, reducing the number of operating divisions to three, in an effort to align with CEO Satya Nadella's emphasis on the cloud and productivity platforms, and opportunities to...

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Microsoft will let business users opt out of Windows 10 tracking

Privacy concerns have swirled around Windows 10 since its launch at the end of July. Microsoft responded Monday.

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Office and the iPad Pro: It's just business, stupid

Microsoft will require owners of Apple's iPad Pro to pay for almost all functionality in its Office suite, a point neither Microsoft nor Apple bothered to highlight this month when the latter invited the former to share stage time at...

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The future of Windows phones includes unlocking with facial recognition

Microsoft released a set of guidelines Friday detailing what it expects from different tiers of Windows 10 phones and tablets, offering a glimpse at what the company's hardware plans may look like.

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