The software giant is pushing aggressively to build devices and creating new Web services. Expect plenty more where that came from in the coming year.
Reactions to Windows 8's launch mirrored the operating system's own split personality. Here's what Microsoft needs to do to keep the OS from getting left on the showroom floor.
It may not be the most popular smartphone operating system, but some wireless subscribers on Verizon Wireless and Sprint Nextel want more choices.
If you stood by believing all of HP's grand proclamations about standing by WebOS and supporting it to the end, you're finding out the hard way that love really does hurt. A lot. Plus, we discuss whether HP really can make it in the post-PC world, and whether this was or wasn't the best week Microsoft has had in a long time. Also, we invent the Mail Truck Alternative to waiting 8 days for online TV, dish out some love advice on Computer Love, and find out why "kids" is apparently a dirty word.
The software giant's next version of its mobile phone operating system has much to overcome as it prepares to compete with Apple and Android in the holiday season.
Microsoft's Kin can safely be called a tech dud, but now it's back. What's changed this time around? And has this happened with other gadgets?
In an interview, Microsoft's top marketing strategist unveils Redmond's campaign, which will focus on a phone that lets you get back to your life rather than taking it over.
In the second part of a behind-the-scenes look at the creation of Windows Phone 7, CNET's Ina Fried looks at Microsoft's efforts to woo app makers.
Microsoft says it is figuring out the next steps for OneApp, a project designed to allow applications to run on a variety of feature phones.
Look for Brian Tong's new movement on Facebook: pain-ray-free produce. But the rest of us actually think it's kind of cool that the government pain-ray has been re-tasked to warm freezing plants. Also, the Supreme Court has finally ruled in the Bilski patent case, giving us a relatively non-destructive moderate decision. ACTA is ramping up again, and we make a date to go see "The Social Network."