Windows 8

Windows 8

Report: Windows 8 Will Get Cheap, Yearly Upgrades Like OS X

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According to The Verge, Microsoft will begin shipping cheap updates to Windows every year. The new approach, which is reportedly codenamed Windows Blue, would shift Microsoft away from its current strategy of introducing mammoth updates to the OS package after several years. The Verge reports that the Blue approach will include both Windows and Windows […]

Windows 8

Bloatware is still very much alive in Windows 8

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OEMs just can’t help themselves. For years, one of the most annoying aspects of PCs has been that OEMs have clogged up their machines with tons of bloatware that most normal people never use and that takes up significant storage space. And according to a new report from InformationWeek, bloatware is still a significant issue […]

Microsoft Surface

Work or play? No need to choose with Windows 8 and Surface.

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(Note: The following piece was written by Laura Wallace, the General Manager of the New York Metro District for Microsoft Corp.) In the dialogue around the work-life balance, I find the very idea that “balance” is achievable, a little flawed. It suggests that we can make a choice to either put on our professional or personal […]