Jason L Ward is a columnist at Windows Central. He provides unique big picture analysis of the complex world of Microsoft. Jason takes the small clues and gives you an insightful big picture perspective through storytelling that you won't find *anywhere* else. Seriously, this dude thinks outside the box. Follow him on Twitter at @JLTechWord. He's doing the "write" thing!
Duo Dismay The Surface Duo was ahead of the curve, literally. Despite massive improvements in the Duo 2, Microsoft's mistakes are all too familiar.
Microsoft's CEO Satya Nadella was changed after he became a parent to a son with severe cerebral palsy. The empathy that changed him also changed Microsoft. Here's why.
Microsoft has been aggressively driving accessibility in products and services through its inclusive-design mission. And 2019 may be the year inclusive design goes mainstream.
As we celebrate Thanksgiving there are many advances in technology that benefit humanity that we should be grateful for.
With Cortana's troubled future and Progressive Web Apps on the horizon, does Microsoft's bots strategy still have a future?
Microsoft says Surface Pro is the most versatile laptop. Senior Editor Zac says its a tablet. I think it's a laptop and here's why.
As Microsoft struggles to maintain its personal computing relevance its Surface and HoloLens creators may be its secret weapons.
Google's Pixel Slate takes aim at Microsoft's Surface Pro's weaknesses and strives to match its laptop strengths.
Last Friday, March 31, we exclusively reported new details on WhartonBrooks's first Windows phone for Windows phone fans: the Cerulean Moment.
Microsoft's Cortana-powered Surface Headphones may prove to be a smart wearable that complements Microsoft's cross-platform work and life mission.
As Microsoft's Cortana lags behind Google Assistant, Microsoft has partnered with Amazon to piggyback on Alexa's consumer success.
Smartphones are the gateways to many tech companies' broader ecosystems. Sadly, history proves any attempt by Microsoft to fill that void in its ecosystem is a huge gamble.
Microsoft is making a bold ethical stand for the responsible use of facial recognition tech - but it's not all about being the "good guy."
After 12 years of using Windows phones, Windows Central Columnist and Window phone enthusiast Jason Ward has switched to Android. Don't believe it? Read his first-hand account for yourself.
U.S. President Donald Trump's executive order blocking Broadcom's takeover of Qualcomm just may have saved Microsoft's mobile future and cellular innovation. Here's how.
How did Microsoft evolve the Surface and its marketing from the tablet that can replace your laptop to the most versatile laptop?
Microsoft's repeated consumer product failures could be indicative of a fatal flaw in the company's culture.
Behind the bright screens of our devices hides the dark environmental impact of the data centers that power Microsoft's cross-platform cloud efforts.
Microsoft said its bringing 3D to everyone with Paint 3D. Sadly consumers don't know this because Microsoft hasn't told them.
Without a smartphone, Microsoft's augmented reality (AR) efforts may be overshadowed by Apple's ARKit and Google's ARCore phone-based approaches.
Surface Go may bring the right combination of fun, quality and productivity to make it "cool" enough for consumer success.
There are hundreds of millions of deaf or hard of hearing individuals in the world. Microsoft's inclusion mission embraces them in its workforce and technology.