05/02/2016, 02:05 pm
New data from Net Applications shows that Apple's installed base of Mac users now account for 9.2 percent of the conventional PCs used online, as Microsoft's Windows platform falls to a new low among online users.
04/30/2016, 05:04 pm
Intel is ending production of its mobile Atom processors as the reality sets in of a mobile world where virtually all the profits are inhaled by devices sold by Apple and powered by the iPhone-maker's own custom Ax series Application Processors.
04/29/2016, 12:04 pm
Apple's iPad Pro is already surpassing the Microsoft Surface in the so-called "detachable" tablet market, though that market is still relatively small, according to a new research report.
04/27/2016, 08:04 pm
The FTC is expanding its investigation into Android related to complaints that Google is exploiting its ostensibly open platform to shut out rivals.
04/27/2016, 01:04 am
Two years ago, Apple introduced Handoff--part of Continuity--as an innovative solution to a problem nobody had anticipated: how to wirelessly, automatically transition work in progress between a phone and tablet or desktop computer. Now Microsoft appears to be copying the feature for Windows 10.
04/25/2016, 12:04 pm
Those who have a fondness for customizing their iPhone keyboard can now do so in a Microsoft-approved fashion with the Redmond software giant's new Word Flow keyboard for iOS.
04/25/2016, 08:04 am
Apple -- the world's most profitable public company -- is a day away from releasing its March quarter earnings. That means that while the company itself is in an official quiet period, everyone else is free to publish false and misleading information about it. Let's take a look at some of the worst fallacies.
04/22/2016, 12:04 pm
Two of Apple's chief rivals, Google and Microsoft, on Friday announced a mutual agreement to drop regulatory complaints against each other around the world, further promising to try and settle any disputes themselves before using governments as a weapon.
04/14/2016, 05:04 pm
On Thursday Microsoft opened a lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Justice, arguing that the government can't prevent it from telling customers when federal agencies have searched through their data -- or at least, not as frequently.
04/12/2016, 10:04 am
Windows users will no longer be forced to manually Google error messages to figure out why their computer crashed, as development builds of Windows 10 now include a QR code on the Blue Screen of Death.
04/11/2016, 03:04 pm
Microsoft on Monday updated its Office apps for iOS with new contextual functions on the iPhone, while Google updated its iOS search app to better sort Now information cards on the iPad.
04/08/2016, 12:04 pm
Microsoft's Garage team on Friday released its expected Hub Keyboard for iOS, offering some special advantages for Office 365 users, but not two previously anticipated features.
03/30/2016, 04:03 pm
Microsoft on Wednesday launched "Bots" for Skype, allowing people to search for information and content through the app's messaging functions.
03/30/2016, 04:03 pm
It's been a big week for virtual and augmented reality technology, thanks to the newly shipping Oculus Rift, the debut of a Google Cardboard development kit for iOS, and initial availability of developer hardware for Microsoft HoloLens.
03/24/2016, 06:03 pm
It's not surprising that Apple has incorporated the new features first introduced last fall for its 12.9 inch iPad Pro to its new 9.7 inch iPad Pro--essentially making it an enhanced iPad Air 2 packing an A9X brain, quad speakers and support for the new Apple Pencil and Smart Connector. What is surprising is that in just six months, Apple has enhanced the iPad Pro with an iPhone 6s-class camera with True Tone flash, and has invented a new "True Tone Display" for adapting the screen to ambient lighting--a substantial investment in iPad as a platform.
03/24/2016, 03:03 pm
It took only 24 hours for a Microsoft artificial intelligence project to turn from a typical tweeting teenage girl into a hate spewing, offensive public relations debacle, thanks to coordinated attacks on the learning software.
Microsoft announces Xbox Live cross-network support, could portend Xbox One-Apple device multiplayer
03/14/2016, 11:03 pm
Microsoft on Monday revealed a major shift in its console gaming strategy with the announcement of cross-network Xbox Live gameplay, and with seemingly open support for all comers, the feature could make its way to titles distributed through Apple's iOS, Mac and tvOS App Stores.
02/29/2016, 10:02 am
Two middle-aged women and a host of insects star in the latest ads for Microsoft's Windows 10, demonstrating some of that operating system's most prominent features while holding spiders and talking trash about the Mac.
02/29/2016, 09:02 am
The Microsoft HoloLens Development Edition is now available to preorder for $3,000 and will start shipping in the U.S. and Canada on March 30, allowing developers to begin creating their own interactive augmented reality experiences.
02/25/2016, 05:02 pm
Google, Facebook, Microsoft and Twitter are all expected to file amicus briefs in support of Apple, which is refusing to help the FBI unlock an iPhone 5c belonging to San Bernardino shooter Syed Rizwan Farook over wider data privacy concerns.