Microsoft's stores will obviously shift products, but they can also provide valuable market research that focus groups can't.
A former Wall Street analyst’s report on the state of the Internet has raised questions about how we should classify the smartphone.
Microsoft might have dispensed with the point step upgrade years ago, but it should reinstate the system. We want Windows 8.1 already.
The PC market has become the living dead, stumbling around after the life has been sucked out of it by a lack of competition.
The latest Facebook prank to emerge involves a copyright hoax. Here’s a checklist to ensure you don’t get suckered by the next ploy.
Over Black Friday and Cyber Monday we have seen record sales online. Could search be the reason for all this profit?
HP has been forced to take a £5.5 billion write-down over Autonomy. But how on Earth did this deal go through in the first place?
Using a touchscreen desktop computer flies in the face of ergonomic principles and represents a major health risk.
Could Google (and other search engines) be facing a flood of litigation following one Australian man’s successful lawsuit?
The iPad mini's price tag is anything but "mini", and Apple executed the device's rollout all wrong. Here's what they should have done.
We ponder the reasons why Microsoft really made Windows 8 as a loopy phone OS scaled up into a desktop operating system.
Apple is a fashion company that sells computers and technology, with just the one season instead of the clothing world's four.
Why is developing an effective email system seemingly so difficult? Here’s what I’d like to see a new email client tackle.
The Surface tablet isn't the Apple iPad, so it shouldn't be priced like one. Microsoft should be trimming its profit margins further.
Google knows so much about you, but that information could easily be stolen or fabricated – there are lots of worrying prospects.
As the release date for Windows 8 draws near, it’s starting to look like this "new" OS is actually a rehashing of old ideas.
A few years ago, Oracle CEO Larry Ellison called the concept of the cloud stupid. So how did it become a major buzzword so quickly?
Microsoft & Google are guilty of a "complete disregard for the public welfare" by refusing to address illegitimate takedown notices.
The proliferation of spam means people are slow to respond to their emails. We need a new solution, and we need it now.
Microsoft is going to start selling more things, and moving more firmly into retail, with its new Surface tablet… and then phone.
Companies like Adobe and Microsoft have failed when trying to merge the experiences of their UIs, and now Yahoo wants in on the ruin.
Could Tim Cook’s goose be cooked? The CEO is getting a roasting over the Maps app – but would Jobs have handled the affair better?
Apple needs a new branded product to sell in its stores. So why not a TV, complete with some neat extras such as a FaceTime camera?
Censoring the Internet is like using an airgun to rid the backyard of flies – it’s a pointless battle which can’t be won.
Microsoft's new keyboard design splits the spacebar into two keys. Now if we could just do something about that Caps Lock key, too...