06/19/2012, 08:06 am
Microsoft's new ARM-based Surface tablet will likely need to undercut the price of Apple's iPad in order to have a fair chance in the marketplace, analysts believe.
06/19/2012, 12:06 am
On the heels of the unveiling of Microsoft's Surface tablet, CEO Steve Ballmer has revealed that his company gave PC partners a heads up that it was going to begin producing its own tablet hardware.
06/18/2012, 07:06 pm
Microsoft took the wraps off its Surface Windows 8 tablet on Monday at a last-minute special event in Los Angeles, marking the tech monolith's entrance into the iPad-dominated tablet market.
06/15/2012, 01:06 pm
At a media event in Los Angeles next week, Microsoft is expected to show off a new tablet that the company has built itself in an attempt to better compete with Apple's market leading iPad.
06/14/2012, 04:06 pm
Microsoft has begun teasing that it has a "major" announcement to make at a media event next Monday, June 18, while one report states that the company will show off new ARM-based tablets running Windows RT.
06/14/2012, 03:06 pm
Once a dominant force in smartphones, struggling Nokia will ax 10,000 jobs by the end of 2013 in an effort to cut costs and turn the company around.
06/13/2012, 03:06 pm
Microsoft on Wednesday updated its iOS My Xbox Live application with a new feature that allows users to navigate their Xbox 360 over Wi-Fi with their iPhone.
06/04/2012, 01:06 pm
Microsoft on Monday unveiled a competitor to Apple's AirPlay: SmartGlass, a new feature tied to its Xbox 360 game console that connect to Apple's iPhone and iPad to enhance content watching and game playing.
05/31/2012, 10:05 am
A new report has pegged a specific date for the anticipated launch of Microsoft Word for Apple's iPad: Nov. 10, 2012.
05/30/2012, 05:05 pm
Nathan Myhrvold, the co-founder and chief executive of Intellectual Ventures and former chief technology officer of Microsoft, defended patents on the stage of All Things Digital, repeating Tim Cook's comments yesterday referring to patent infringement as 'stealing a painting and putting your name on it.'
05/24/2012, 11:05 am
Apple continues to gain share in the worldwide smartphone market, as the latest data shows the iOS mobile operating system accounted for nearly a quarter of all smartphones shipped in the first quarter of 2012.
05/23/2012, 03:05 pm
This fall, Microsoft plans to release two new native iOS applications on the App Store featuring the Metro user interface: Outlook Web App for Exchange 2012 users, and an updated mobile version of the Lync communications platform, AppleInsider has learned.
05/23/2012, 11:05 am
Microsoft Office, the industry leading productivity suite, will be coming to Apple's iPad, as well as Android-based tablets, this November, a new rumor claims.
05/22/2012, 03:05 pm
The launch of ARM-based tablets and computers later this year running Windows RT is expected by one analyst to confuse consumers, potentially pushing even more of them to Apple's tightly integrated ecosystem.
05/22/2012, 04:05 am
A new survey again placed Apple as the world's most valuable brand, even as nearly half of the top 100 global brands, including rivals Google and Microsoft, lost value over the past year.
05/16/2012, 08:05 am
Though it only sells smartphones, Apple represents nearly 8 percent of all worldwide mobile phone sales, making it the third-largest handset maker.
05/11/2012, 09:05 am
When asked to find the "best smartphone ever," the Siri personal assistant software on the iPhone 4S will tell users to check out the competing Lumia 900 smartphone made by Nokia.
05/08/2012, 10:05 pm
Microsoft on Tuesday rolled out updates for both the 2008 and 2011 versions of its Office for Mac software suite, most importantly bringing a fix for vulnerabilities that allowed an attacker to overwrite a computer's memory with malicious code.
05/07/2012, 05:05 pm
In its bid for a slice of the growing cloud computing market, Microsoft recently launched a webpage advertising the company's SkyDrive cross-platform document storage and sharing solution by highlighting the advantages it has over Apple's iCloud.
05/04/2012, 01:05 am
A 70-minute documentary featuring interview footage with late Apple co-founder Steve Jobs that was originally thought to have been lost is set to begin a run at Landmark Theatres locations in 19 cities on May 11.