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Blast from the past as Microsoft releases MS-DOS and Word for Windows source code

Blast from the past as Microsoft releases MS-DOS and Word for Windows source code

Michael Archambault 62

Sometimes we get so involved with Windows 8, Surface, and other products from Microsoft that we forget about their humble beginnings. Microsoft itself has not forgotten where it came from though and has released the source code for early versions of MS-DOS and Word for Windows. If you wish to step into a time machine and travel backwards to the 1980s where the adventure began, read on...

Microsoft shoots their own "selfie" and revisits their accomplishments of 2013

Microsoft shoots their own "selfie" and revisits their accomplishments of 2013

Michael Archambault 36

You and your Nokia Lumia aren't the only two buddies who can put together an awesome selfie. Microsoft has decided to assemble what they are calling "A Video Selfie" of some of their greatest achievements during 2013. You can checkout the video and more details below, after the break.  The video selfie centers around a Windows 8 interface, in which live titles bring special moments...

Asus still bets on the Android/Windows 8 hybrid - introduces the TD300 at CES 2014

Asus still bets on the Android/Windows 8 hybrid - introduces the TD300 at CES 2014

Michael Archambault 100

The creation of Android/Windows 8 hybrid machines is nothing new. I personally wrote an editorial a month ago, entitled "A Tale of Split Personalities: Windows 8-Android Hybrids", that concentrated on the negative effects these machines could have on the Windows 8 ecosystem.  This year at CES 2014, the trend continues as Asus announced its Transformer Book Duet TD300. The unit itself...

Viber, the cross-platform messaging and VoIP app, arrives on Windows 8 with nifty features

Viber, the cross-platform messaging and VoIP app, arrives on Windows 8 with nifty features

Abhishek Baxi 49

If you are a Viber user, here’s great news for you! The company has just announced Viber for Windows 8, bringing the leading messaging and VoIP platform with over 200 million users to tablet and desktop devices running Windows 8.1. Viber users can send free text messages, fun stickers, photos, videos and doodles, share locations anywhere in the world, and make free HD-quality calls...

The future of Windows - Microsoft's devices head hints at further OS unification

The future of Windows - Microsoft's devices head hints at further OS unification

Rich Edmonds 124

Microsoft currently has three operating systems set up for different hardware. Should you be on a desktop, laptop or supported tablets, Windows 8.1 is what powers the system. Windows RT 8.1 is loaded on the Surface 2 and other tablets with ARM chips. Finally, we have Windows Phone 8 for smartphones.  With Microsoft working on further uniting its services and software, how will Windows...

Ethernet supports arrives for Surface RT and Surface 2 - requires some effort to get working

Ethernet supports arrives for Surface RT and Surface 2 - requires some effort to get working

Michael Archambault 60

There used to be the days of woe when new buyers brought home their newly purchased Surface RT device, only to discover that they would never be able to hook it up to a wired network. Then, a few days ago, word had leaked on the internet that the Surface Ethernet Adapter would finally work, but users plugged in their devices and found disappointment when it continued to not work. Don't...

Dell launches new Precision M3800 Laptop and knows how to flaunt design

Dell launches new Precision M3800 Laptop and knows how to flaunt design

Michael Archambault 75

Dell has really been stepping up the design of their machines, which has certainly brightened our view of the company’s future, along with the future appeal of Windows. Today, Dell has announced a brand new Prevision workstation – and wow, it is beautiful. The new Dell Precision M3800 is a 15-inch workstation with an ultra-high 3200 x 1800 multitouch display and a thin 0.7 Inch form...