Operating systems

BlackBerry returns from the dead

Graveyard Is HMRC encourgaging zombie companies
Stocks rise 17.3 per cent as influential analysts resurrect hopes about new devices
23 Nov 2012

UI guru Jakob Nielsen slams Windows 8 interface following user testing

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'Disappointing usability for both novice and power users,' says Nielsen
20 Nov 2012

The endpoint of the future

Horrible future
Peter Gothard explains how current trends in hardware and software will change the way business users interact with the enterprise
14 Nov 2012

Analysis: mobile development migraine

Enterprises looking to develop mobile applications for staff, partners or customers face a number of headache-inducing challenges
13 Nov 2012

Vupen claims first Windows 8 security flaw – but won't say what it is

French security researchers await call – and cash – from Microsoft
05 Nov 2012

Acer delays Windows tablets in response to Microsoft Surface launch

And Windows 8 ain't gonna increase sales by much either, adds Acer president Jim Wong
01 Nov 2012

Microsoft pushes Windows Phone 8 enterprise benefits

Updated smartphone platform includes management and security features to appeal to corporate buyers
31 Oct 2012

Windows 8 welcomed by security expert

Says OS boasts many new features that should please security-conscious IT leaders
26 Oct 2012

Microsoft launches Windows 8

New cross-device operating system launched worldwide
25 Oct 2012

First reviews of the Microsoft Surface

The best comments and reviews of the Microsoft Surface from around the web
25 Oct 2012

Bill Gates: Windows devices will share one OS

Microsoft chairman announces that eventually one OS will be used to power phones, desktops and tablets
23 Oct 2012

Microsoft first quarter revenues fall on Windows and Office sales decline

CEO Steve Ballmer claims sales will pick up when Windows 8 is launched
19 Oct 2012

Analysis: Microsoft sets up shop

Peter Gothard grills Microsoft director for SharePoint, Richard Riley, on what the Apps for Office and SharePoint stores will truly offer developers and IT managers
18 Oct 2012

Windows 8: awesome or yawnsome?

Peter Gothard asks industry pundits and software developers whether Microsft’s new operating system has what it takes to take the enterprise world by storm
17 Oct 2012

Microsoft reveals Windows 8 pricing details

Redmond also announces iTunes competitor XBox Music for the games console and Windows 8 PCs
15 Oct 2012

HP overtaken as world's biggest PC vendor by Lenovo

Gartner figures show Lenovo edging ahead of HP in third quarter
11 Oct 2012

Intel chip for Windows 8 tablets running late

High-end Windows 8 tablets may be delayed due to Intel 'Clover Trail' hold-ups
02 Oct 2012

Apple is 'behind in software design'

Yves Béhar suggests hardware and software interface development needs to be more in sync
24 Sep 2012

Google blocks Acer smartphone based on Android derivative

Google threat to cut-off Acer over Aliyun phone for China
17 Sep 2012

Analysis: Apple looks to press home its advantage

Speculation is rife that the iPhone maker will follow up its victory over Samsung with an all-out assault on Android
17 Sep 2012

The business benefits of open source and social technologies

Clint Oram, CTO and co-founder of SugarCRM explains how open source can adapt to fit established procurement methodologies
17 Sep 2012

Cloud Chains – Integrating beyond boundaries


13 Sep 2012

H4cked Off: Real life is putting a crimp on creative thinking

or: What Super Mario taught me about menu navigation
12 Sep 2012

Why Valve's Big Picture puts Apple on alert

Steam's arrival in the living room shows developer's vision to move beyond games
12 Sep 2012