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At the Windows 10 event, MacBooks reigned supreme in the audience

At the Windows 10 event, MacBooks reigned supreme in the audience

On Tuesday, January 20, during the President of the United States’ State of the Union address, a photograph showed the press gallery filled with a sea of glowing Apple logos. At another type of event, the MacBook still managed to be a pseudo star of the show.

Microsoft unveils HoloLens headset to project holographic images through see-through lenses

Microsoft unveils HoloLens headset to project holographic images through see-through lenses

Virtual reality is becoming all the rage again, thanks in part to Oculus VR leading the charge for a technology that saw plenty of attention way back in the day.

Upgrading to Windows 10 will be free, just like OS X

Upgrading to Windows 10 will be free, just like OS X

On Wednesday, January 21, Microsoft took the stage at a small media briefing for its next major OS release, Windows 10.

Microsoft unveils next version of Windows, surprises everyone by calling it Windows 10

Microsoft unveils next version of Windows, surprises everyone by calling it Windows 10

Microsoft today held a press event to announce the next major version of Windows, called Windows 10. To the surprise of many, the software giant skipped Windows 9 entirely, and went right to Windows 10 from Windows 8.

Windows Phone 8.1 Update Announced, Includes Siri-like Cortana Voice Assistant, Action Center, and More

Windows Phone 8.1 Update Announced, Includes Siri-like Cortana Voice Assistant, Action Center, and More

Today at the Build 2014 conference, amidst a wide variety of exciting unveilings, Microsoft finally announced the long-awaited Windows Phone 8.1 update. But don’t be fooled by the update’s seemingly small version number; Windows Phone 8.1 is a huge update featuring Microsoft’s new digital assistant, Cortana, and many other exciting new features.

Microsoft’s new ad says Windows PCs are better than Macs because they have touch screens

Microsoft’s new ad says Windows PCs are better than Macs because they have touch screens

Microsoft took a big bet with Windows 8 — that eventually PCs and tablets would converge, and computers would have to be optimised for both, touch and mouse inputs. It doesn’t seem to have worked as well as the company would have liked, but Microsoft isn’t giving up.

Apple sold more Macs and iOS devices in the Holiday Quarter than Windows PCs

Apple sold more Macs and iOS devices in the Holiday Quarter than Windows PCs

Microsoft was quite late in jumping on the mobile bandwagon, and that has caused a lot of problems for the company. In the holiday quarter, Apple sold more Macs, iPhones and iPads than PC manufacturers sold Windows PCs, highlighting how Microsoft has missed out on the growth in the smartphone and tablet market.

Microsoft announces Surface 2, Surface Pro 2

Microsoft announces Surface 2, Surface Pro 2

After an initial, unsuccessful attempt at taking on Apple’s iPad, Microsoft’s giving its Surface tablets another chance with an updated lineup that features improved internals, better software and a higher-resolution display.

New Windows 8 tablet ad pokes fun at iPad over multitasking

New Windows 8 tablet ad pokes fun at iPad over multitasking

Microsoft has released yet another ad that takes a dig at iPad’s limited capabilities in certain areas like multitasking.

New Microsoft Windows 8 tablet ad pokes fun at Apple’s iPad

New Microsoft Windows 8 tablet ad pokes fun at Apple’s iPad

Microsoft has released a new Windows 8 tablet ad featuring the ASUS VivoTab Smart tablet, which pokes fun at Apple’s iPad.