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This year Apple made strides with ARKit while Microft's HoloLens is also prepping for new advances. So how do the two AR strategies measure up in 2018?
If Surface Andromeda is canceled, Microsoft has an ever-growing presence on iOS and Android, but is it enough?
Microsoft's "best on Windows" promise may be unfolding via its Surface family and cloud collaboration.
After its consumer struggles, Microsoft's Cortana is making a last stand in the enterprise. And according to a recent study, she may have a chance.
Intel doesn't want you to have its dual screen Tiger Rapids concept PC. OEM versions are a different story.
Microsoft's end-to-end, ubiquitous computing approach is ambitious, and it may be too much for the company to handle.
Smartphone and PC makers both exploring the concept of folding phones and PCs suggests they may be converging on the evolving PC.
Millenials will comprise 40 percent of the workforce by 2020. So Microsoft and Steelcase are building workspaces that merge tech and design that these digital natives will love.
Digital inking isn't new to Windows, but Microsoft's making it front-and-center to its personal computing and collaboration strategy.
Microsoft's repeated consumer product failures could be indicative of a fatal flaw in the company's culture.
Microsoft's CEO has children with severe disabilities. Consequently, Microsoft's AI for Accessibility program is part of an empathy-driven mission to embrace people with disabilities.
Microsoft's cloud strategy reaches millions of low-wage consumers through their smartphones and an app called StaffHub.
As Microsoft's Cortana lags behind Google Assistant, Microsoft has partnered with Amazon to piggyback on Alexa's consumer success.
Mothers Day is this week, and these apps can help busy moms maintain their sanity — and have some fun in the process.
Microsoft's and Qualcomm's 'Always Connected PC' messaging has been sync until poor early reviews. Now Microsoft's loyalty seems to be wavering.
Microsoft's recent reorganization highlights the company's cloud and 'intelligent edge' focus. Here's what the intelligent edge and its impact on the world.
For many Microsoft watchers, the company's cloud focus has set it on a course toward inevitable irrelevance. That's a profoundly misguided assessment.
Microsoft's recent reorg moves Windows from the forefront as Microsoft pursues an intelligent cloud-as-a-super-OS strategy that manages personal computing across platforms and devices.
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.
I was a diehard Microsoft enthusiast long before I joined Windows Central. That's why I wish a recent visit to a Microsoft Store could have gone better for me.
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