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All posts tagged "Microsoft"

  • Microsoft tries to take on the Chromebook once more

    If I were in charge of Microsoft, besides fully embracing Linux for the desktop, I’d give up on trying to challenge Google’s Chromebooks with lightweight versions of Windows. It hasn’t worked before, and it won’t work now. But...

    • Posted September 19, 2018
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  • How Microsoft became tech’s good guy

    Once upon a time, Microsoft symbolized all that was wrong with the tech world: greedy, monopolistic, single-mindedly focused on profits while caring little about the public good. In the heyday of Bill Gates and Steve Ballmer, the...

    • Posted August 15, 2018
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  • MICROSOFT SURFACE BOOK 2 REVIEW: THE ULTIMATE LAPTOP IMPROVES IN EVERY WAY BUT ONE

    Editor’s Note: We’ve updated this Surface Book 2 review on Nov. 27 after reflecting on the Surface Book 2 power problem we discovered recently. We’ve left our review score unchanged, and we’ll discuss why later on. Microsoft’s Surface Book 2...

    • Posted December 15, 2017
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  • Microsoft Surface Book 2 (15-inch) review

    Love it or hate it, you can’t deny that the original Surface Book wasn’t influential. Two years before the Surface Book 2 had occupied even a small portion of our mindshare, it wasn’t that the idea of...

    • Posted December 11, 2017
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  • Microsoft shows off Windows PCs that run on Qualcomm chips

    Intel’s stumbles in the mobile arena grew to become Qualcomm’s gains with its Snapdragon platform, but now it appears that Qualcomm intends to upend their dominance in entry-level PCs as well. Today, Microsoft and Qualcomm announced that...

    • Posted December 6, 2017
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  • Microsoft Confirms Windows Phone Is Officially Dead

    We’ve known for a while that the Windows Phone was dying. But over the weekend, Microsoft has publicly confirmed that the platform is — officially — dead. Joe Belfiore, Microsoft’s Windows 10 chief, admitted in a series of...

    • Posted October 19, 2017
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  • Microsoft adds built-in eye tracking function to Windows 10 to make it more accessible

    Microsoft is taking important steps to make Windows 10 more accessible for everyone, adding a built-in eye tracking function to the OS for users who can’t control a computer through more traditional input methods. Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella announced the upcoming...

    • Posted August 20, 2017
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  • Microsoft’s new Surface Plus program lets you upgrade your PC every 18 months

    Upgrading computers is an expensive hassle. Microsoft wants to make it less so if you’re buying on of its Surface PCs. The company today introduced a new Surface Plus program that lets you pay off your computer in 24-month installments...

    • Posted August 20, 2017
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  • Microsoft adds built-in eye tracking function to Windows 10 to make it more accessible

    Microsoft is taking important steps to make Windows 10 more accessible for everyone, adding a built-in eye tracking function to the OS for users who can’t control a computer through more traditional input methods. Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella announced the upcoming...

    • Posted August 17, 2017
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  • Microsoft joins the open source Cloud Foundry Foundation

    Microsoft today announced that it is joining the Cloud Foundry Foundation, the non-profit behind the open source Cloud Foundry platform-as-a-service project that’s currently in use by about half of the Fortune 500 companies. Microsoft is joining at...

    • Posted June 17, 2017
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