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Microsoft : Tech
The Surface Pro is compact, flexible, and fast. But the battery life...

The powerful new Microsoft Surface Pro: Is it worth the $900 price tag?

Critics are impressed by Microsoft's beefy new Windows 8 slab

 
Microsoft : The List
"From the start, it's clear to see that the Nokia Lumia 620 is a fun, almost-youthful smartphone, thanks to the new color range."

The best lines from Nokia's absurdly positive review of its own Windows Phone

"Like a kid on Christmas morning, I grabbed the delivery bag, tore it open, and glanced at the contents — a blue box with the words 'Nokia Lumia 620' printed on it."

 
Microsoft : Best Video
Floppy disks, Lisa Frank, and the Oregon Trail were all big in the 90s, just like Microsoft.

WATCH: Microsoft's cloyingly nostalgic Internet Explorer ad targets '90s kids

Are Oregon Trail and pogs enough to get users to ditch Chrome?

 
Microsoft : Opinion Brief
The touch-driven Microsoft Surface Pro: Shown here with the $120 Type Cover that transforms it from a classic tablet into a tablet-notebook hybrid.

Is Microsoft's $900 Surface Pro too expensive?

The new tablet runs Windows 8 in its full glory, but it's causing sticker shock. And you need to cough up an extra $120 if you want the innovative Type Cover

 
Microsoft : The List
Windows President Steven Sinofsky (left) laughs with Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer during a 2009 presentation. Sinofsky has abruptly resigned after 23 years at the company.

The shocking departure of Microsoft's CEO-in-waiting: 4 talking points

Steve Sinofsky, who was quietly being groomed to take over the company, is out. And many tech insiders are still trying to pick their jaws up off the floor

 
Microsoft : Analysis
Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer unveils the new Windows Phone 8 on Oct. 29.

Microsoft's Windows Phone 8: An iPhone killer?

Microsoft has long struggled to break into the smartphone market, but now, its new operating system is winning rave reviews

 
Microsoft : The Bullpen
D.B. Grady

D.B. Grady: The amazing triumph of Windows 8

Eat your heart out, Apple: Windows 8 is a vision of computing that is not only thoroughly re-imagined, but in many ways superior to anything else out there

 
Microsoft : Opinion Brief
Microsoft's Surface tablet boasts a (sold-separately) keyboard flap that turns the slab into a laptop of sorts.

Microsoft's Surface tablet: Finally, a worthy alternative to the iPad?

The venerable tech company goes all in with its new keyboard-equipped, Windows-powered slab

 
Microsoft : Burning Question
Windows 8 includes the option of appearing as a tile grid, which is based on the interface of Windows Phones.

Is Windows 8 worth the upgrade?

Microsoft's next-generation operating system goes on sale this Friday

 
Microsoft : Analysis
A new commercial for the Surface tablet may mesmerize viewers with an elaborate choreographed dance and prominent "body popping."

The Surface tablet's Glee-inspired first commercial

Microsoft enlists sun-soaked dancers to help unveil the new Windows slab

 
Microsoft : Fact Sheet
Microsoft's new Xbox Music will replace Zune Music on all Xbox 360 consoles starting Oct. 26.

Will Microsoft's 'Xbox Music' be an iTunes killer?

A guide to the company's aggressive new entry into the digital music market

 
Microsoft : Best Video
The Digits Sensor bracelet turns your hand into a 3D tool that can be used for things like playing a video game or designing an architectural model.

Microsoft's futuristic bracelet that lets you make 3D hand gestures

A new wrist-mounted controller means you may never have to leave the couch to change the volume again

 
Microsoft : Burning Question
HP's latest Windows 8 all-in-one desktop, the Spectre One, is receiving harsh criticism for being a "complete clone" of Apple's iMac.

HP's new Windows 8 desktop: A blatant iMac rip-off?

The Spectre One is a 23.6-inch, all-in-one machine that looks more than vaguely familiar...

 
Microsoft : Instant Guide
A rendering of the Nokia Lumia 920 charging pad leaked by @evleaks on Twitter: Rather than plug anything into the phone, users simply set the handset on top of the pad for juice.

The Nokia Lumia 920's wireless charger: A revolution for smartphones?

Tech blogs are salivating over a sparkly new Windows Phone 8 handset that boasts a 4.5-inch display and an innovative new cordless charging pad

 
Microsoft : Opinion Brief
The Nokia Lumia 900, which runs the Windows Phone operating system and its strangely overlapping tile icons, is apparently safe from Apple's army of patent lawyers.

Apple's patent victory: Is Microsoft the real winner?

Google hits a legal setback in the smartphone wars, creating a window of opportunity for the unpopular Windows Phone to finally step into the spotlight

 
Microsoft : Opinion Brief
The icon in Microsoft's new logo: Blah or brilliantly in step with the times?

Microsoft's new minimalist logo: Hugely disappointing?

The software giant gives revamps its brand identity for the first time in 25 years. Were a few colored squares and some lackluster type really worth the wait?

 
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