Why Microsoft is putting down the phone

Why Microsoft is putting down the phone

Microsoft smartphones have always seemed to pale in comparison to Android and Apple devices. Perhaps one of the largest reasons why is because it entered the smartphone game too late. And the recent “strategic retreat” from the consumer market only suggests that Microsoft is far from reaching their initial goals with their mobile platform.

Microsoft’s more secure Office web service

Microsoft’s more secure Office web service

Earlier this month, Microsoft made a huge announcement regarding Office that hasn’t received much attention. While there is a lot of interest in web-based versions of Microsoft Office, many organizations avoided the Office Online services for fear of compromising their privacy and security.

Microsoft’s new app strategy: will it work?

Microsoft’s new app strategy: will it work?

When it comes to smartphones, Windows phones have largely gone unnoticed. Some say iOS and Android phones are just better. While some experts claim that Windows phones entered the market too late to make a lasting impact. However, one of the big reasons why Windows phones are not as successful is because of a lack of support for apps.

Windows 10 updates: what to expect

Windows 10 updates: what to expect

During Microsoft’s Build 2016, new innovations were announced to the public. But what you should really keep your eye on are the changes made with the Windows 10 Anniversary Update. With the new updates many are expecting features that help manage your business and personal life.

Personalize your Windows 10

Personalize your Windows 10

You’ve just logged into your PC and you’re greeted with an incredibly plain desktop background and an equally drab Start Menu. What could be worse? The pinging noise of that notification tab on the bottom right of your screen is also telling you that an application you barely use is ready for an update.

Tips on Windows 10 privacy protection

Tips on Windows 10 privacy protection

Long gone are the days where private information (like vault combinations and the name of your high school crush) are kept confined within a padlocked journal. Speculation has been circulating that Windows 10 gathers more info than it should. Whether or not you think privacy lines have been breached, here are some tips to protect your privacy in a matter of clicks.

4 features of Win 8 that encourage BYOD

Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) has become a hot-button issue in the business world. Employees want to use their own devices, but IT departments and managers are worried about security of data and general systems. Companies have had mixed results with integration of BYOD, with many still looking for a better way to manage the strategy.