Opinion: Does anyone really want another Windows 10 Mobile reboot?
An often misattributed quote defines insanity as doing the same thing over and over again and expecting a different result. With reports of yet another Windows phone reboot (a rose by any other name…), Microsoft may be appro...
Microsoft’s Windows 10 S isn’t taking down Chromebooks just yet
Microsoft earlier revealed plans for yet another low-end optimised, sleek version of Windows 10 in order to take on ChromeOS. This isn’t the first version of Windows to take on Chromebooks, and it probably won’t be the...
Is it time for Microsoft to kill the Surface Pro brand?
In less than 24 hours, Microsoft is expected to be unveiling a new Surface Pro in Shanghai. This new Surface has already been leaked by the tech media, bringing new colours and a slightly refreshed design. It won’t bear the S...
Editorial: Important publications are damaging their credibility when they attack Microsoft over WannaCrypt
In these days of fanciful accusations of collusion, conspiracy and even treason, the only reason we give these ideas any credence is due to the credibility of the esteem journalistic institutions who proclaim them, who have a rep...
Opinion: Windows 10’s live tiles are vestigial, they need to evolve or die
Windows Live Tiles are one of the more uniquely identifiable features of Windows 10 and Windows Mobile, perhaps it’s time for Microsoft to get rid of them. To briefly recap on the history of tiles, Microsoft first introduce...
Using the Windows Store’s Universal Apps exclusively for a week was an exercise in frustration
I took on an experiment where I would use Microsoft universal Windows Store apps for a week rather than using desktop apps to try and pre-empt what life would be on a Windows 10 Cloud powered PC. With the exception of Slack, I att...
Microsoft fans shouldn’t have to be defending Windows 10’s ads
Last weekend I penned a piece about Microsoft’s advertising practices in Windows 10. I noted that the firm was traveling down a slippery slope, slowly escalating the level of advertising seen in each version of Windows from ...
Microsoft should bring its Photos app to the iPhone and Android
Photography is one of the most used services on mobile devices with manufacturers of modern flagship devices like Samsung’s S7, the Google Pixel and the Huawei P10 taking pains to let prospective buyers know just how much be...