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Windows XP Is Finally Dead

Huffington Post UK | Posted 08.04.2014 | UK Tech

All good things must end, goes the adage. As it turns out, all bugger, mediocre things must end too. Microsoft has finally dropped support for its ...

Start Again: Everyone's Favourite Menu Is Coming Back

Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.04.2014 | UK Tech

Microsoft has relented: the 'Start' menu is coming back for real. Amid the announcement of several major new Windows features at its Build 2014 con...

The Most Annoying Tech Noises Ever

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.03.2014 | UK Comedy

Whether it's a ringtone or a computer sound, all your least favourite technology noises are now available in one handy compilation! (Video by Handf...

Future Technology Running on the Toshiba Encore Tablet

Andrew Edney | Posted 18.04.2014 | UK Tech
Andrew Edney

My biggest take away from the whole experience was that Toshiba Encore was a very powerful device, one that was capable of doing so much more than you would think a small tablet could do - and that is just scratching the surface!

Touchscreen Notebooks Increase in Popularity - but Why? Why? WHY?!

Mark Wilson | Posted 27.01.2014 | UK Tech
Mark Wilson

We're all used to getting touchy-feely with our phones and tablets, but it's only in the past few months that touchscreen laptops have really gained any ground.

Nokia Picks One Hell Of A Day To Unveil A Tablet

Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Tech

Nokia has finally unveiled its first tablet - but it's picked one hell of a day to do it. The Nokia 2520 is a 10.1-inch touchscreen device which co...

Windows 8.1 Out Now

Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.12.2013 | UK Tech

Microsoft has released a huge, free update to last year's Windows 8 operating system. Windows 8.1 might sound like a minor upgrade, but the revampe...

Bill Gates Apologises For Ctrl-Alt-Delete

Huffington Post UK | Posted 26.11.2013 | UK Tech

Bill Gates has apologised for Ctrl-Alt-Delete. The keyboard combination that restarted a billion computers - and famously out-foxed Homer Simpson -...

Steve Ballmer To Retire

Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.10.2013 | UK Tech

Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer has announced he is to retire. Ballmer said he will leave the company within 12 months as soon as his successor is chos...

Surface Pro - Is Windows 8 the Biggest Failing of This Expensive Tablet?

Mark Wilson | Posted 20.10.2013 | UK Tech
Mark Wilson

Since Windows 8 was first released, I had the feeling that it was a poor hybrid. As far as I'm concerned, there is little wrong with Windows 8's traditional desktop mode. But used on a regular desktop machine, it has always felt to me that the 'modern' side of things was tacked on almost as an afterthought.

Bad News For Curtain Makers

Huffington Post UK | Posted 15.08.2013 | UK Tech

In bad news for blinds and curtain makers, scientists have created a window glass that can block heat and sunlight at the flick of a switch. The "s...

PICS: Microsoft Unveils Windows 8.1 - And Yes, There's A Start Button

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 30.07.2013 | UK Tech

Microsoft has unveiled the first look at Windows 8.1, its extensive update to Windows 8. And yes, there's a Start button. The new version of the...

Could The Start Button Return?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.04.2013 | UK Tech

Windows 8's eradication of the humble Start button prompted an outpouring of computing grief not seen since the demise of the floppy disk - but it may...

Microsoft: Windows Phone 8 Support Ends In 2014

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 18.03.2013 | UK Tech

Microsoft has announced that it will end support for Windows Phone 8 devices in 2014 - just six months after the mobile OS was launched. The first ...

Gates Admits 'Mistake' Left Microsoft Behind On Mobile Phones

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 19.02.2013 | UK Tech

Bill Gates has admitted Microsoft's "mistakes" have left it behind on mobile phones. In an interview with CBS the Microsoft founder and current cha...

The Mystery of the Ringing Labrador

Windows Magazine | Posted 30.03.2013 | UK Tech
Windows Magazine

As we reach the car my wife tells me she's forgotten her phone. This is serious... She'd no sooner go outside without it than she'd take a walk without bringing her legs.

Windows 8 Sales 'Weaker Than Expected'

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 20.01.2013 | UK Tech

New data suggests that the launch of Windows 8 might have been even weaker than previously thought. Microsoft launched Windows 8 last month with a ...

Microsoft Windows Chief Steven Sinofsky In Shock Departure

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 12.01.2013 | UK Tech

Steven Sinofsky, Microsoft's head of Windows, has left Microsoft the company said. He will leave "with immediate effect" just weeks after the launc...

Michael Rundle

Windows Phone 8 Review: What's New? (PHOTOS) (VIDEO)

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael Rundle | Posted 29.10.2012 | UK Tech

Microsoft has officially launched Windows Phone 8 - its next-generation mobile operating system. (Except for that other one). So what's new? To ...

Michael Rundle

Windows Phone 8 Review: Impressions

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael Rundle | Posted 29.10.2012 | UK Tech

If phones really do reflect their users, then Windows Phone 8 is the person I would be if I was a better human being. To explain, let's imagine an ...

Michael Rundle

Windows Phone 8: HTC 8X Review

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael Rundle | Posted 29.10.2012 | UK Tech

The HTC 8X is this year's 'flagship' Windows Phone 8 device, and it's as bright, colourful and flawed as the OS itself. It is just over a centimetr...

Yes, People Queued In London For Windows 8's Midnight Release

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 26.12.2012 | UK Tech

At midnight this morning Microsoft released Windows 8, its radical re-imagining of its flagship desktop (and now tablet) operating system. And yes,...

Windows 8 Reviews: What's The Verdict On Microsoft's New OS?

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 25.12.2012 | UK Tech

Microsoft releases its brand new operating system on Friday - Windows 8. And this time it really is different. If you haven't been following the lo...

It's Not Brad Pitt's Fault

Ronnie Joice | Posted 21.12.2012 | UK Comedy
Ronnie Joice

We've all seen the latest Chanel advert starring Brad Pitt, as he waffles about love and fate whilst taking home $7 million. The internet is awash wit...

Microsoft Profits Fall Ahead Of Windows 8 Launch

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 18.12.2012 | UK Tech

Google is not the only tech company whose stocks plummeted on Thursday. Microsoft also suffered big losses - though they did at least release their...