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Android KitKat Most Stable Mobile OS
News  |  3/28/2014
Android KitKat beats iOS 7.1 when it comes to stability for mobile users, app study finds. That's big news for developers, too.
Office for iPad: Microsoft Shifts Strategy
News  |  3/28/2014
After years of anticipation, Microsoft Office for iPad arrives -- and it's just the beginning of a new push toward apps across all mobile devices, says new CEO Satya Nadella.
Nadella's Big Moment: 5 Things To Watch
News  |  3/27/2014
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella will face stratospheric expectations Thursday when he makes his first public appearance since succeeding Steve Ballmer. Here's what we want to know.
Microsoft Office For iPad: 5 Big Questions
News  |  3/26/2014
Will the much-anticipated productivity suite, expected to be revealed Thursday, be a hit with customers? Watch these five factors.
HTC One: Sleek Design, Novel Camera
News  |  3/25/2014
HTC's updated One smartphone delivers a stunning design with an all-metal skin, 5-inch display, and powerful camera. Where does that leave Samsung and Apple?
Windows XP Game Over: 9 Upgrade Options
Slideshows  |  3/25/2014
Some of you don't want to say goodbye to Windows XP any more than you wanted to retire the Atari. But support ends on April 8: We break down your best upgrade options.
DevOps Creates A New Digital Divide
Commentary  |  3/25/2014
What's that? Your product is the code and the code is the product and automation is your middle name? How nice. You're the digital 1%.
What A Microsoft Xamarin Buy Would Mean
Commentary  |  3/24/2014
If Microsoft buys Xamarin, it will be a big shift in mobile strategy -- and good news for mobile app developers who want to work across Microsoft, iOS, and Android mobile platforms.
Windows XP: Feds Brace For End Of Support
News  |  3/24/2014
Roughly one in ten US government PCs still use Windows XP. They will be more vulnerable to attacks when XP support ends on April 8.
Huawei Kills Dual-OS Windows-Android Smartphone
News  |  3/20/2014
Huawei cancels its Android-Windows Phone plans, just days after Asus put a dual-OS device on hold.
Moto 360 Smartwatch: 7 Challenges
News  |  3/19/2014
Can Motorola's smartwatch, based Google's Android operating system for wearable devices, succeed where others have failed?
Microsoft Office For iPad: 8 Facts
News  |  3/18/2014
After years of rumors, Office for iPad could arrive before the end of the month. Here's what we know.
Microsoft Surface 2 With LTE: Winner For Mobile Pros?
News  |  3/17/2014
Microsoft's Surface 2 is now equipped for LTE connections -- but still must compete with iPad Air.
Windows XP Holdouts: 6 Top Excuses
News  |  3/17/2014
Microsoft cuts support for Windows XP in less than a month, but millions still use the OS. Are these rationales worth the risk?
The JavaScript Alternatives
News  |  3/14/2014
Three languages compete to make JavaScript easier to write and faster to execute. Which to choose?
Google, Microsoft Pressure Asus To Cancel Dual-Boot Tablet
News  |  3/14/2014
Intel may be the biggest loser if Asus cancels dual Windows-Android devices due to operating systems makers' objections.
Huawei Confirms Dual-OS Android-Windows Smartphone
News  |  3/13/2014
Smartphone will let users swap between Android and Windows Phone operating systems.
Windows XP Goes Dark: 5 Things To Expect
News  |  3/13/2014
Microsoft customers face Windows XP's end-of-service deadline. How much will you suffer from the lack of support?
DevOps Demands You Fix Twice
Commentary  |  3/13/2014
If you've taken time to get everything just perfect, you haven't truly adopted the rapid iteration, lean product development ethos.
iOS 7.1 Wins Over iPhone Owners
News  |  3/12/2014
Apple's latest operating system hit 6% adoption less than a day after its release.
Windows XP Security Issues: Fact Vs. Fiction
News  |  3/12/2014
Are you prepared for the end of Microsoft support for Windows XP next month?
iOS 7.1: What's New
News  |  3/11/2014
Apple's mobile operating system update squashes a big bug, adds CarPlay, and brings new features to iTunes Radio, Siri, and more.
Microsoft Windows 8.1 Update Surfaces
News  |  3/8/2014
Microsoft inadvertently leaked its Windows 8.1 update for a few hours Thursday. When it arrives in April, can the update overcome doubts about the future of Windows?
Windows 8.1 Update 1: 10 Key Changes
Slideshows  |  3/7/2014
Windows 8.1 Update 1 makes the Modern UI and Start screen a little friendlier for the mouse-and-keyboard crowd. But it won't silence critics.
Dell Unveils Rugged Laptop For Education
News  |  3/6/2014
Dell's lineup for education now includes Chrome OS, Android, and Windows.
Cortana: Windows Phone 8.1's Killer App?
Commentary  |  3/5/2014
Halo attracted users to the Xbox. Will digital assistant Cortana do the same for Windows Phone 8.1?
Windows 8.1 Update: Can It End The Rut?
Commentary  |  3/4/2014
Microsoft users have been surprisingly indifferent to Windows 8.1. The company needs this spring's Win 8.1 update to reverse the trend.


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