Microsoft's New Universal Mobile Keyboard Has Android And iOS In Mind

Microsoft has a new mobile keyboard, but you won’t find a Windows key anywhere on it. You will find a “Command” key though, and a little switch that toggles between Windows mode, Android mode,and iOS mode. It’s a keyboard that aims to turn any tablet into a Surface.


Gizmodo Laptop Buying Guide 2014: The Best Ultrabooks Under $750 And $1500

Ultrabooks are thin and light laptops, focused on portability while still remaining productive and keeping a traditional keyboard and touchpad handy for when you need to do some serious work. There are quite a few out there on store shelves, though, and picking the right one can be a bit of a difficult ask. If you can stick to a specific price point, you’ll have far better luck and an easier time.


MIT Made A Smartphone Control A Computer With A Simple Touch

Have you ever held your smartphone up to your laptop screen and thought about how cool it would be if the two devices could work together, physically? Well, now, thanks to a team from the MIT Media Lab, they can. New software lets you use your smartphone as an extra interface for a computer, and it looks awesome.


How To Take Care Of The Hard Drive In Your Windows Machine

The hard drive isn’t the most spectacular bit of hardware, but it’s essential to keep your PC running smoothly. If it goes kaput, it takes all of your precious data and your applications with it. So to keep your hard drive happy, healthy and running smoothly by following these straightforward tips.


Leaked Windows 9 Screenshots Show Hints Of Cortana On The Desktop

Cortana is coming to Windows 9, according to these screenshots coming to us by way of German blog WinFuture, which show her off in a very experimental form. Not much of a surprise, but they seem to confirm what we’re already expecting — that the digital assistant will find a home on the PC, too.


Gizmodo Laptop Buying Guide 2014: Convertible Designs & Styles Compared

If you’re buying a new tablet or laptop, it’s probably because you want it to be portable, but powerful at the same time. Some devices are more capable for all-out productivity, while some trade off a tiny bit of old-fashioned design for a huge leap forward in compactness and portability. We’ve compared a few of the various types of convertible PCs out there, to see which is the most convenient for regular or occasional use.


This Could Be Windows 9's New Virtual Desktops In Action

Earlier today we got a taste of what appears to be Windows 9′s new Start Menu in action. Now a leak by the German site WinFuture.de (which has been leaking things left and right) shows rumoured Virtual Desktops doing their thing.


More Chromebook 11 And 14 Specs From HP Australia

A pair of new Chromebooks are on their way to Australia via HP and if you’ve been wondering about what sort of hardware these machines will pack, you’ve come to the right place. You’ll have to wait for October to get your hands on them, but it’s probably a good idea to find out if they’re what you need in the first place.


Video Shows How Windows 9 Start Menu Might Work

Yesterday, we saw the first leaked screenshots of what purports to be Windows 9, complete with Start menu. Now, there’s a video which shows how the returning feature might work in the next iteration of the OS.


This Could Be A First Glimpse Of Windows 9

We know that Windows 9 is on its way — Microsoft even accidentally teased it! — but now we might be, maybe, possibly be looking at what it could look like.


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