Microsoft

Windows XP

Windows XP SP4 unofficial download incoming

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The download has been created by a developer who was disgruntled that Microsoft withdrew support for the OS

Windows 9 could have interactive live tiles

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Microsoft is planning to include interactive live tiles and a new notification system as part of Windows 9

Internet Explorer

Microsoft facing Chinese antitrust probe over Media Player & IE distribution

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Software giant finds itself at centre of another investigation into its competitive behaviour

Opera

Opera Mini now default browser on budget Windows devices

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The browser to be pre-installed on the company's Nokia Series 30+, Series 40 and Asha software platforms

Steve Ballmer quits Microsoft board as NBA season approaches

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Former Microsoft CEO will devote time to running LA Clippers and teaching

Internet Explorer

Microsoft looks to recapture market share with Internet Explorer 12

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Microsoft may release Internet Explorer 12 alongside Windows 9 in an attempt to snare back users

HP Stream specifications revealed

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$199 Windows 8.1 laptop to have a 14in screen, AMD processor & 100GB of cloud storage

Patch

Microsoft cancels latest Patch Tuesday update

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The update was causing the blue screen of death so Microsoft has urged users to uninstall it

PowerPoint for iPad: 10 top tips

Tutorials

Want to host or create presentations on your iPad? We've got handy tricks to help you get going

Microsoft's Surface Pro 3 ad mocks Apple

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Microsoft's new ad attempts to take on Apple's MacBook Air

Surface Pro 3 vs ElitePad 1000 head-to-head review

Reviews

Which Windows 8 tablet is the best?

Microsoft announces £15 phone without data connectivity

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Microsoft are set to launch a budget range of phones, despite pledging to phase out existing low-cost models

Patch Tuesday

Microsoft August Patch Tuesday update offers nine updates

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The fixes address Internet Explorer, Windows, Office, SQL Server, and Sharepoint vulnerabilities

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Windows 9 to drop Charms bar and add virtual desktops

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Windows 9 has plans to drop the maligned Charms bar while adding virtual desktops to Threshold

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Microsoft tips off US police to man storing child abuse images in OneDrive

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Software giant's role in arrest of man accused of sharing child abuse images confirmed

Datacentre

Microsoft must hand over overseas data, US court rules

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Software giant to appeal ruling asking it to hand over data from its Irish datacentre

Word for iPad: Top 10 tips

Tutorials

Office for iPad's premier app is proving popular and we've got tricks to help you unlock its potential

Sharks Cove: Pre-orders open for Microsoft's single-board Windows 8.1 PC

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Development board now available for people to pre-order for £192.99

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Windows 9 "converged OS" vision for Windows Phone, PC & Xbox shared by Microsoft

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Microsoft have promised universal apps for Windows Phone, PC and Xbox with the release of Windows 9

Government

Microsoft questions UK Government's ODF adoption pledge

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Francis Maude has confirmed government departments will adopt ODF, but Microsoft claims the benefits to UK citizens are

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