The PC — and yes, Microsoft — set us free. Now Microsoft is taking control.
Stories by Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols
With Microsoft embracing Linux ever more tightly, might it do the heretofore unthinkable and dump the NT kernel in favor of the Linux kernel?
Get ready to say goodbye to Windows 7. On 14 January 2020, Microsoft will deliver the final free security update for PCs running Windows 7.
For months Microsoft hid the fact that its Registry back-up feature no longer worked, while Windows 10 kept reporting that it was completing successfully.
Remember when tablets were hotter than hot and were going to replace PCs? Er, yeah, about that: I don’t think so.
Why should I have to worry about whether it’s safe to update my Windows PCs?
Microsoft is introducing the Windows Virtual Desktop, and ushering in the end of the traditional PC desktop operating system.
Office 2019 has been out just a few months, so naturally Microsoft has a big marketing push urging you to … NOT buy it?
Forget all those stories of 20 Gbps speeds and 1 millisecond latency. 5G will never deliver performance like that — and anyway its time is still years away for most of us most of the time.
Will the third time be the charm, or will Windows Lite join Windows 10 S and Windows RT as failed Windows variations?
Linux is both the most popular operating system and a niche end-user OS. How can that be? Follow along, my friends, and I’ll tell you.
Lately, it’s been difficult to update Windows systems without running into some showstopping bugs. WTH is going on?
How Windows is supported and sold is changing. Or should I say ‘sold’?
How much are you going to like having Microsoft in charge of your desktop?
It sure looks like it’s regretting promising 18 more months of support for Windows 10’s biggest competitor.