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Microsoft Surface 3: Australian Hands On

The Surface Pro 3 was great, so what could be wrong with shrinking it down for a cute tablet version? Pretty much nothing, if my initial experience is anything to go by.


Microsoft's New Spartan Browser In 5 GIFs

Internet Explorer is dead, and Microsoft’s new Spartan browser is going to fill its empty shoes. We’ve heard the details before, but now the new browser is out in the wild. Any early version just showed up in the latest Windows 10 preview build. Here it is in action.


Microsoft Surface 3: A Smaller, Lighter, Better Surface

The Surface Pro 3 was a slam dunk for Microsoft. It was so good we almost forgot to ask the follow-up question: where’s the non-Pro Surface? Now that the light of the Surface Pro 3 has faded from our eyes, something equally dazzling can come into view: the Surface 3. It’s the smaller, lighter and I’d argue better Surface.


Microsoft's New Spartan Browser Is Taking Its First Step Into The Wild

As Windows 10 inches ever closer to its summer release, Microsoft’s been adding new features piecemeal to the preview version of its next-generation operating system, and this may be the biggest update yet. Microsoft’s brand-new browser, Spartan, is about to get its first taste of open internet.


Windows 10 Upgrades Will Be Free -- Even For Pirated Copies

Microsoft has announced that it will give be giving free upgrades of Windows 10 to anyone who uses Windows right now — even if they’re currently running pirated copies of the operating system.


A Slimmed Down Windows 10 Could Make Cheap Tablets Suck Way Less

Windows 10 already seems waaay better than Windows 8. Cortana integration, Spartan browser, a Start Menu — yes please. But how about some more storage space on your tiny solid state drive? Yeah, that sounds nice too.


Microsoft's Digital Assistant Cortana Is Likely Headed To Android, iOS 

Microsoft’s answer to Siri is powerful and increasingly pervasive. Now, reports Reuters, the company is working on an advanced version “using research from an artificial intelligence project called ‘Einstein'”, and it’s set to appear on Android and iOS.


Microsoft Has Patched FREAK On Windows PCs

Last week, it came to light that the decades-old FREAK security flaw affected every version of Windows. Now, a day after Apple, Microsoft has released patches for PCs running its operating system.


Microsoft Lumia 640 XL: Australian Hands On

So there’s a new big Lumia which is being flogged off for cheap, and while that doesn’t sound particularly exciting, the Lumia 640 XL is Microsoft’s best deal yet.


Microsoft's Folding Keyboard For iOS And Android Is A Razor-Thin Beauty

Imagine a keyboard that you can carry around like a wallet — almost as thin as paper, just a few millimetres — and that works with any smartphone or tablet, be it Android, iOS or Windows Phone. This is exactly what Microsoft’s new fold-able keyboard is, a little beauty for those who really miss physical keyboards on the go.