Microsoft’s just-released quantum development kit offers developers a simulated quantum computer for them to test their programs on. It also includes plenty of documentation and other tools that help them learn how to code for the platform.
Microsoft is working on a Photos companion app for Android and iOS devices, and it will soon become available to Windows 10 testers. The app will let users wirelessly transfer photos and videos between mobile devices and PCs.
Microsoft November 30, 2017
Microsoft just announced huge expansion plans for its Redmond headquarters and it will pour billions of dollars into the upgrade. The project will start next fall and will take five to seven years to complete.
Microsoft November 29, 2017
Microsoft has announced a new feature on Windows 10 called Sets, which essentially turns typical workspaces into a web browser-like experience. With Sets, tasks can be done within an app via tabs, no opening separate apps necessary.
Microsoft November 29, 2017
Microsoft Office apps are now finally supported by Chrome OS, which powers Chromebooks such as Google's Pixelbook. Here's what Chromebook owners need to do to download and use Microsoft Office in their laptops.
Microsoft November 27, 2017
The Surface Book 2 has a battery drain issue as it loses power during heavy gaming even while plugged in. Microsoft has confirmed the issue but said the device will never drain entirely.
Microsoft November 22, 2017
While on tour to promote his new book, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella took some time to make fun of Apple. After seeing a couple of people with iPads, he chuckled and told them to get a real computer.
Microsoft November 13, 2017
Microsoft ended free Windows 10 upgrades back in July 2016, with one clear exception: those who were using accessibility features were still eligible to get it for free. But the company is now removing that exception altogether.
Microsoft November 6, 2017
Microsoft could reenter the mobile landscape with an entirely new type of device. The company is reportedly making a foldable tablet that’ll run Windows 10 and focus on digital pen and inking.
Microsoft October 27, 2017
Microsoft unveiled the long-rumored Surface Book 2, which is a considerable upgrade compared to the original Surface Book. Changes include faster processors and graphic cards, an improved design, and an additional size option.
Microsoft October 17, 2017
Microsoft built treehouses for its employees to use as working spaces at its Redmond, Washington headquarters. Microsoft believes the research that working outdoors provides workers with a variety of benefits.
Microsoft October 16, 2017
Microsoft will unveil at least one new Surface product at its Future Decoded event in London, happening Oct. 31 to Nov. 1. However, it’s not going to be the Surface Phone.
Microsoft September 7, 2017
Microsoft revealed that its upcoming Windows Mixed Reality headsets will bring virtual reality technology to homes for as low as $399. The platform will host the next 'Halo' game, and will also support Steam VR content.
Microsoft August 29, 2017
A leaked internal memo revealed the return rates for five Microsoft Surface devices, with the Surface Book as the worst offender. How will Microsoft bounce back from the withdrawal of Consumer Reports' recommendation?
Microsoft August 15, 2017
Consumer Reports withdrew its recommendation for several Microsoft Surface devices, namely the 128 GB and 512 GB Surface Book and the 128 GB and 256 GB Surface Laptop. Should owners of these laptop and tablets panic?
Microsoft August 11, 2017
Microsoft rolled out the Surface Plus program, which will make it easier for users to own and upgrade Surface devices. The program covers the Surface Laptop, Surface Pro, Surface Book, and Surface Studio for individual customers.
Microsoft August 2, 2017
Microsoft just instantly made everyone calm. The company has now confirmed that MS Paint isn’t going anywhere – users will be able to download it for free from the Windows Store.
Microsoft July 25, 2017
Microsoft will remove or deprecate 22 Windows 10 features upon the release of the Fall Creators Update, expected to be in September. Among the features that are on the chopping block are MS Paint and screen savers.
Microsoft July 24, 2017
This quarter has turned out to be a good one for Microsoft. The company's cloud and productivity divisions saw strong growth even though its personal computing departments were pulled down by lagging phone sales.
Microsoft July 21, 2017
Microsoft has confirmed that certain PCs may lose Windows 10 support as time goes on. The reason has to do with its Windows as a service policy.
Microsoft July 20, 2017
Microsoft has unveiled the GLAS smart thermostat, a Cortana-powered device created with Johnson Controls. From what we know so far about it, the GLAS smart thermostat will give the Nest Learning Thermostat a run for its money.
Microsoft July 20, 2017
Microsoft has now unveiled subscription plans for Windows 10 Enterprise, which includes virtualization use rights. This will enable Windows virtual machines to be hosted in qualified hosting partners.
Microsoft July 17, 2017
Microsoft is ending support for the mobile edition of Windows 8.1, but is this the end for a mobile Windows OS? We don't think so and here's why.
Microsoft July 11, 2017
Microsoft is preparing a new build of Windows Insider that will have several new features. Chief among them is the fix for high DPI displays and improvements to the Edge browser.
Microsoft July 8, 2017
The 2017 Microsoft Surface Pro is randomly turning off or hibernating, according to user reports. Microsoft says it only affects a small number of users and it's looking into the matter.
Microsoft July 8, 2017
Microsoft has confirmed that it will begin layoffs as it shifts focus toward its cloud division. It is estimated that as many as 3,000 jobs could be lost due to this shift.
Microsoft July 6, 2017
One of Windows 10's biggest upcoming features has been delayed. Microsoft has confirmed that Timeline will not make it until the Fall Creators Update.
Microsoft July 4, 2017
Microsoft will start bugging you to update Windows 10 to the Creators Update if you're behind, but with all the malware that's been going around, it's probably best you listen.
Microsoft July 3, 2017
Exclusive images of the canceled Surface Mini have now leaked for the first time, showing the 8-inch tablet that looks like a Moleskine notebook. Could Microsoft release another version, one with upgraded internals?
Microsoft July 2, 2017
Microsoft has announced that Windows Server updates will be more frequent than ever before. Much like its release cycle for Office and Windows 10 updates, Windows Server will also get two major updates per year moving forward.
Microsoft June 16, 2017
Microsoft’s newest devices from the Surface line, the Surface Pro and the Surface Laptop, have just become available worldwide. The two devices evolve the company’s Surface range, further challenging the status quo of the laptop.
Microsoft June 16, 2017
An artificial intelligence system created by Microsoft achieved the perfect score in the 1980s arcade game 'Ms. Pac-Man.' The feat has not been achieved by human gamers, even after so many years of trying.
Microsoft June 14, 2017
Online shopping can be a great way to save time and money, but Microsoft has unveiled a new feature that may make it even easier. Here's how Cortana aims to save shoppers money when they use the Edge browser.
Microsoft June 12, 2017
Over the last decade, it seems like every major tech company has faced antitrust charges for business practices in Europe. Microsoft just got hit with another, this time by Russian cybersecurity firm Kaspersky Lab.
Microsoft June 7, 2017
Last week, Microsoft accidentally released an internal build of Windows 10 Pro and revealed an updated version of the OS for high-end PCs. A few intrepid Twitter users have managed to uncover a few fresh details about the newest iteration of Windows 10.
Microsoft June 5, 2017
A recently released build from the Windows Insider program has caused issues for users of the PC and Mobile versions of Windows 10. Here's the problem and how to fix it.
Microsoft June 3, 2017
Paul Allen, co-founder of Microsoft, has lifted the curtain on what is officially the world's largest airplane. With a wingspan the length of a football field, the new plane is intended to help the launch of new satellites and is ready for testing.
Microsoft June 1, 2017
Microsoft rolled out a system update for its Surface Pro 4 laptop-tablet hybrid. The update not only improves the device’s stability and touch functionality, but also enhances the Surface Pro 4’s battery life when it is in Sleep Mode.
Microsoft May 28, 2017
A new bug found on Windows 7 and Windows 8 causes computers running on the operating systems to crash. The glitch is triggered by four characters that can cause the dreaded blue screen of death.
Microsoft May 27, 2017
Microsoft allegedly held back the Windows XP patch that would have fixed the vulnerability that WannaCry exploited. The report comes after the company called out the NSA and other government agencies for their role in the propagation of the ransomware.
Microsoft May 19, 2017
A series of renders of the upcoming Surface Pro, which is a rehashed version of the Surface Pro 4, leaked online. The device is anticipated to feature the same design as its predecessor, but is expected to have upgraded specs.
Microsoft May 20, 2017
Microsoft called out the National Security Agency for stockpiling cybersecurity vulnerabilities that led to the massively damaging WannaCry ransomware attacks. The company believes that the technology industry, customers, and governments need to team up against hackers.
Microsoft May 15, 2017
Both the Surface Pro 4 and the Surface Laptop are great devices, packing sharp displays and passable specs. But here’s why you should buy the Surface Pro 4 anyway.
Microsoft May 13, 2017
Microsoft has rolled out an emergency patch to fix a severe zero-day bug in Windows that exposes users to massive risk. Why is the bug considered to be the worst remote code execution vulnerability for Windows in recent memory?
Microsoft May 11, 2017
In an interview, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella provided subtle hints on the long rumored Surface Phone. The mobile device could possibly be unveiled very soon at an upcoming Surface event in Shanghai.
Microsoft May 8, 2017