Microsoft

Microsoft Corporation is a multinational computer technology corporation that develops, manufactures, licenses, and supports a wide range of software products for computing devices.  Headquartered in Redmond, Washington, USA, its most profitable products are the Microsoft Windows operating system and the Microsoft Office suite of productivity software.

The company was founded in 1975, to develop and sell BASIC interpreters for the Altair 8800. Microsoft rose to dominate the home computer operating system market with MS-DOS in the mid-1980s, followed by the Windows line of operating systems. Many of its products have achieved near-ubiquity in the desktop computer market.

When Microsoft first announced Windows Phone, one of the bullet points on its many lists of "must haves" was the inclusion of a physical camera...
2 weeks 5 days ago
Last fall, I was a little overenthusiastic about purchasing a new laptop. I knew I wanted something that would last a while, and I wanted something...
1 month 6 days ago
Earlier today, Samsung officially announced Bixby, its newest attempt at the digital personal assistant. For those who are keeping track, this would...
1 month 1 week ago
All throughout 2016, one of the biggest talking points of the year was virtual reality. A variety of different companies were jumping on the...
3 months 2 weeks ago
If you created a poll asking people which mobile operating system they preferred, you'd have an overwhelming amount of people vote for either Android...
4 months 2 weeks ago
Tablets have featured cellular connectivity for a while now, and as a result they make a great accessory to those who might need to bring a laptop...
4 months 3 weeks ago
Earlier this year, Apple ran a couple of ads that promoted the iPad Pro, focusing on the Smart Keyboard and the Apple Pencil to show how versatile...
4 months 3 weeks ago
Every once in a while, I'll check in with other digital personal assistants. I use the feature so infrequently, both on Android and iOS, that any...
4 months 4 weeks ago
Hardware is an area of smartphones, tablets, and other devices where similarities between companies isn't that big of a deal. When LG, Motorola,...
5 months 1 day ago
This week had nothing to do with smartphones and everything to do with computers, as both Microsoft and Apple had big events scheduled this week....
6 months 5 days ago
Microsoft’s Windows 10 and Surface event today started off pretty low-key, despite the fact the company was obviously excited about what it was...
6 months 6 days ago
For those of you in the states, you may not have heard of Xiaomi. It’s a massive Chinese company that I like to refer to as the “Apple of China,” as...
6 months 1 week ago
Microsoft has changed quite a bit, and recently, too. The company is putting an even bigger focus on getting its software out there in the real world...
6 months 3 weeks ago
Many of our readers are students who are returning (or have already returned) to college for the fall semester. Even if you’re not a college student...
8 months 1 week ago
Our devices are perfect when it comes to consolidating other devices. Smartphones have made it easier than ever to limit the space we need in our...
8 months 3 weeks ago
A few years ago I made the decision to move away from physical media, for just about anything. Video games, (obviously) music, movies, books, and...
9 months 1 day ago
Despite having a deep love for technology, especially new technology, there are certain things that have seen pretty solid adoption that I just can’t...
9 months 5 days ago
Thanks to family, I take a lot of photos and video. My smartphone has become my camera of choice these days, and has been for several years now, and...
9 months 2 weeks ago
I’ve had a video game console in a bedroom or a living room for as long as I can remember, and the majority of those years usually meant having two...
10 months 1 week ago
A friend of mine refuses to use an Apple product. This dates all the way back to the iPod, when he’d choose pretty much any other product, even if it...
10 months 4 weeks ago

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