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How Microsoft is modernizing the classroom with technology

Microsoft is a strong believer in empowering students to be independent through technology. Earlier this week, the Redmond-based company held a special education event at its flagship retail store to show what it and its partners are working…

Flickering screen on your Surface Pro 4? Microsoft will give you a replacement

Ever since the launch of the Surface Pro 4 back in 2015, some models have been afflicted by a flickering screen problem that pretty much ruins the experience of using the device. While some devices have been helped by a software patch, the problem…

Microsoft Surface returns to prominence in latest quarterly financial results

Last October rumors and concerns that Microsoft was going to kill its lineup of Surface devices arose after reports of dwindling sales. The Redmond company vehemently denied it was going to take such an action. Now, sticking to its guns…

​Building Windows 10 apps? Now Microsoft lets you test new projects in private

New option allows Microsoft Store apps and games to be tested with private groups before general release.... Latest stories for ZDNet related to UK

Microsoft HoloLens: How mixed reality is finding fans in the hard hat gang

In business, mixed and augmented reality makes a lot more sense than virtual reality.... Latest stories for ZDNet related to UK

Microsoft wants you to open more of your links in the Edge browser

Are you using Microsoft Edge much at the moment? You might soon be opening it up a lot more if you're using a preview version of Windows 10, because Microsoft is testing out the idea of forcing you to use Edge to open links from Windows…

Microsoft wants the Surface Pen to replace your mouse

Patents recently filed by Microsoft suggest some serious upgrades are coming to the Surface Pen – like a touch-sensitive retention clip, for example, which could mimic the role of a mouse's scroll wheel and maybe tempt you to ditch…

Microsoft Surface Pro goes on sale in India, price starts at Rs 64,999

Microsoft has launched its much-anticipated Surface Pro 2-in-1 and accessories in India. Touted as company’s “most versatile laptop”, it was first unveiled during the Microsoft Event back in May 2017.The new Microsoft Surface…

Microsoft releases emergency update to disable Intel’s faulty Spectre patch

News about the Meltdown and Spectre processor seems to be going from bad to worse, and over the weekend Microsoft had to release an emergency patch to disable patches for the Spectre bug.The Windows Update (KB4078130) in question is something…