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Microsoft sets May 9 as original Windows 10's retirement date

Version 1507, the mid-2015 debut release, disappears from the patching list; next up is version 1511, which will likely follow in early October

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HP rises again to be the world's top PC maker as Lenovo slips

HP excelled in North America, which was decisive in helping it beat Lenovo to regain the title of world top's PC maker

Windows 3.1: Microsoft's milestone, 25 years on

Twenty-five years ago, Microsoft launched Windows 3.1. This first attempt to move beyond the operating system's DOS roots introduced many features we recognize in Windows today

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Intel's Cannonlake PC chip shipments may slip into next year

If you're expecting to buy laptops with Intel's next-generation Cannonlake chips by the end of this year, you may be disappointed.

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Microsoft's Surface Book and Surface Studio will ship in more markets

The Surface Studio with Performance Base will ship in 13 countries, and Surface Studio will start shipping in Australia, Canada, and New Zealand

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Hands on with Dex, Samsung's bid to make your Galaxy S8 a desktop computer

The docking station will connect to a big screen using HDMI and let you use your Android apps in a full desktop environment

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Consumers sue Microsoft, allege Windows 10 upgrade destroyed data, damaged PCs

Three people from Illinois have sued Microsoft, claiming that the free Windows 10 upgrade they installed on their PCs caused "data loss and damage."

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Ryzen CPUs explained: Everything you need to know about AMD's disruptive multicore chips

Here's everything you need to know about AMD Ryzen CPU prices, speeds, motherboards, and more.

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Microsoft stays security bulletins' termination

End to decades'-old practice was expected today after cancellation of February updates, but they're being offered for at least one more month

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How to remotely control your Windows 10 computer via Google Chrome

Connect to a computer running Chrome Remote Desktop with your notebook, smartphone, or tablet, and control it as if you’re sitting in front of it

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Intel will change its approach to PC chip upgrades

Intel is changing its view on how it upgrades chips.

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Samsung's disjointed OS strategy poses a hurdle for users

Samsung's new Galaxy Books provide a glimpse into the messy strategy of using Windows, Android, and Tizen on different devices

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Microsoft still plans to ship two Windows 10 upgrades in 2017

Redmond spells out release and support lifecycles yet again as manager acknowledges 'confusion'

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Everything a Chromebook can do offline

From productivity to playtime, offline Chromebooks aren't the useless hunks of plastic that they used to be

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PC prices will continue to go up due to shortage of components

Higher chip prices and a shortage of memory and SSDs are among the culprits driving up PC prices

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Microsoft quietly prolongs life of original Windows 10

Adds 40+ days to support lifespan of version 1507, the mid-2015 debut edition

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23% off EVGA Supernova G3 750W 220-G3-0750-X1 Fully Modular Power Supply - Deal Alert

This power supply features 80 PLUS Gold rated efficiency, and clean, continuous power to every component. The ECO Thermal Control Fan System offers fan modes to provide zero fan noise during low load operations.

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Toshiba's in chaos, but not quitting PCs -- yet

Toshiba is more than a laptop maker, but the vast Japanese conglomerate shrunk on Tuesday under a wave of bad news.

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22% off Intel NUC Kit Mini PC - Deal Alert

Intel's NUC Kit is equipped with Intel’s newest architecture, the 6th generation Intel Core i5-6260U processor. Intel Iris graphics 540 with 4K display for brilliant resolution. Room for a 2.5” drive and an M.2 SSD for lightning fast...

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Intel researches tech to prepare for a future beyond today's PCs

Intel realizes there's a limit to Moore's Law and is already investing in technologies to drive computing beyond today's PCs and servers.

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