Windows XP: Microsoft’s ticking time bomb

The final deadline for Windows XP support will act as a starting pistol for hackers, as they target hundreds of millions of users on unpatched systems. Microsoft has already granted the 12-year-old OS several stays of execution, but the firm has said it will finally...

Bill Gates Might Return to Save Microsoft

Microsoft’s shares fell by more than 11 percent on Friday after the company announced its quarterly earnings, so it’s pretty safe to assume that CEO Steve Ballmer is pretty unhappy with the way his Redmond-based empire is going. The International Business Times writes...

Windows 8: We’ll pass. Thanks.

As a cruel trick on myself, about a month ago I installed Windows 8 on my main PC to see what it was like. The answer is: abysmal. I don’t think it’s an exaggeration to say that Windows 8 is the worst computing experience I’ve ever had. As a desktop operating system,...