Tag "Microsoft"

Microsoft’s new era of Windows at IFA 2018

September 3, 2018

Microsoft showed off a partner device from Lenovo Yoga 360 WOS running the new Windows on Snapdragon (WOS). This portends a new era of Windows

Data Transfer Project makes it easier for us to swap data around

July 23, 2018

Microsoft, Google, Twitter and Facebook have jointly announced the Data Transfer Project. When finished it will enable data to move from one platform to another.

Microsoft shrinks the Surface Pro to Surface Go – 10-inches enough for travellers

July 10, 2018

The original Microsoft Surface 3 was 10.8-inches. The Surface Pro went to 12.3-inches. At last, Microsoft has a 10-inch Surface Go for travellers. Fits nicely

Ethical AI needed now (opinion)

June 8, 2018

So far there are no overarching rules or accepted guidelines for the use of Artificial Intelligence. Ethical AI must be a top priority before the

What are the worlds most valuable companies?

June 4, 2018

It may surprise you, but the worlds most valuable companies by market cap are Apple, Amazon, Microsoft and Alphabet (Google parent).

Windows 10 April 1803 Update. Great but not all is well

May 20, 2018

You may have noticed the Windows 10 April 1803 Update. It has been slowly rolling out from 8 May and offering new and improved features.

Microsoft Office 365 and the whacky subscription confirmation

May 11, 2018

What fun, looking through bank accounts. Had I paid, or hadn’t I? Last month Microsoft told me that my Office 365 subscription was “successfully renewed”.

Windows 10 S stealthily slips into S Mode

March 11, 2018

Windows 10 S was Microsoft’s answer to rival Chrome – a locked down, secure operating system – that was ideal for education and home user

Microsoft Surface Pro goes 4G

March 7, 2018

Microsoft’s Surface Pro (2017 update) now has 4G LTE Advanced connectivity – now if they would only go to USB-C/Thunderbolt 3, it would be unbeatable.

HP Mixed Reality headset and controllers (review)

February 23, 2018

Microsoft thinks mixed reality – a mixture of virtual and real reality is the way to the future. PC makers including HP, Acer, ASUS, Dell

Microsoft Surface Book 2 – improves on perfection (first look)

December 1, 2017

Microsoft got the Surface Book formula right last year with many acerbic tech journos eating crow and swapping from their beloved MacBook Pro.

Microsoft Surface Pro 4 – an Epilogue

January 2, 2017

Can it finally be cured? I’ve had some harsh things to say (see here, here and here) about the reliability of my Microsoft Surface Pro

Microsoft announces more Surface, plus lots of other stuff

October 31, 2016

Not to be outdone by Apple’s new MacBook Pros, Microsoft last week announced its aims for the next Windows 10 update, associated software, the gradually

Eight Months with the Microsoft Surface Pro 4 – Part 3, the saga concludes

September 29, 2016

I’ve held off for a while on this third and final instalment about my time with the Microsoft Surface Pro 4 because I showed the

Eight Months with the Microsoft Surface Pro 4 – Part 2, how it has improved

September 22, 2016

In Part 1 I discussed what a wonderful device the Microsoft Surface Pro 4 is, and why I chose it, and why I selected the

Eight Months with the Microsoft Surface Pro 4 – Part 1, the product

September 20, 2016

We reviewers are imperfect in many ways. We don’t (much as we’d love to believe otherwise) know everything. We may have personal biases, some known

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