Docking Station Makes Microsoft’s Surface Pro 3 into a Desktop

Microsoft’s Surface Pro 3 is ready for work. Tote the tablet/ultraportable hybrid everywhere and am almost always pleasantly surprised by how, with its optional Type Cover, effective it can be in any situation that might require a full-blown PC. However, it hadn’t Continue reading

Microsoft May Ax The Desktop From Some Future Windows Tablets

Upcoming Windows RT tablets may only come with Microsoft’s tiled “Metro”-style user interface and no desktop option, according to tech blog Myce. The information supposedly comes from a reliable source, but Myce couldn’t confirm whether this would apply to all Windows Continue reading

Recent Windows Update Causes Serious Issues

Microsoft has pulled a number of recent security patches because of users reporting issues after installing the updates. The main culprit appears to be KB2982791 which was delivered during August and, according to Microsoft’s support website, can cause several issues, the most Continue reading

Microsoft is thinking about changing the name of Internet Explorer

In an “Ask Me Anything” chat on Reddit last week, engineers from Microsoft’s Internet Explorer team fielded questions about the world’s most infamous Web browser. Answering a question about whether Microsoft ever considered “rebranding and changing the name of Internet Explorer,” the Continue reading